Mostly affects iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S / Plus users
A month ago, Apple introduced iOS 10.2.1, the latest software update to its mobile device users, which is now being praised for its ability to reduce the amount of “unexpected shutdowns” for both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S users.
Drivers spend an average of 20 minutes searching for metered parking
During last year’s Mobile World Congress, Acer made headlines when it announced a venture into the automotive industry with products to update in-dash console software and avoid collisions.
Thinner and lighter chassis, more 7th-gen processor options
During the usual variety of product launches at Mobile World Congress next week, ASUS is preparing to release a successor to the ZenBook Flip UX360, a 2-in-1 convertible that was announced in July and re-launched in September featuring a 360-degree hinge and the choice of 6th-gen Core M processors or a 7th-gen Core i5 processor.
New standard approves unlicensed 5GHz Wi-Fi spectrum use
T-Mobile has told its loyal customers that with the FCC’s authorization of unlicensed spectrum in its “LTE-U” specification, it will now be able to give users access to the first 20MHz of underutilized spectrum in the 5GHz band and boost LTE network frequencies into the gigabit speed range later this spring.
Volume deliveries set for 2H 2018
Yesterday Tesla said that its mass market Model 3 sedan is now expected to start limited volume production in June and will reach volume production by September. The $35,000 vehicle is a major step for a company moving from being a small niche manufacturer to a mass market electric vehicle manufacturer.
First supported device with an LTE modem
Later this year, Qualcomm plans to release Android Things for its Snapdragon 210 mobile processor and the first demonstrations are expected to take place next week during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
From $49 back down to $35
On two separate occasions, the world’s largest internet retail warehouse has raised the minimum price of shipping on all non-Prime purchases in order to compensate for other retailers raising their minimums to quality for free shipping.
Yahoo agrees to pay half of all costs for non-SEC investigations
When Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo back in July 2016 for a large price of $4.83 billion, no one expected the delays that would result from the latter’s two undisclosed data breaches and consumer backlash for building tools that help the government spy on civilian emails.
After reaching 11 year low per square-inch
Prices of semiconductor-grade silicon wafers are expected to rise this year thanks to a ramp-up of demand coming from China-based foundries, according to Doris Hsu, chairman and CEO of GlobalWafers.
Market stagnation from an industry led only by Microsoft and Intel
While most notebook brand vendors expect the notebook industry to grow steadily in 2017 as a result of increases in shipments, at least one ODM vendor is claiming that the proliferation of more feature-rich smartphones, tablets and other handheld devices is still a good reason to consider otherwise.