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Worldwide smartphone market will stay slow this year but bounce back in 2019, per report

Worldwide smartphone market will stay slow this year but bounce back in 2019, per report

by Staff on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the total volume of smartphone shipments across the globe will decrease 0.2 percent in 2018 to 1.462 billion units, failing to improve upon the 1.465 billion units registered the year before and the 1.469 billion units recorded in 2016.

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Appears in: Mobile, Smartphones

Apple CarPlay now available on over 400 different car models

Apple CarPlay now available on over 400 different car models

by Staff on Tuesday, May 29, 2018

It was back in 2015 when Apple first confirmed the existence of its CarPlay offering. Fast forwarding to three years later, the tech giant is now celebrating the fact that CarPlay connectivity is now made available in over 400 different cars.

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Appears in: Apple, Mobile

Jury rules that Samsung should pay Apple $539 million

Jury rules that Samsung should pay Apple $539 million

by Staff on Friday, May 25, 2018

In a patent case that started about seven years ago, a jury in a United States District Court in the city of San Jose in California has decided that Samsung should pay an amount of $539 million for infringing on no less than five patents owned by its fierce rival

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Appears in: Apple, Mobile, Samsung

Premium subscribers can now access Pandora’s personalized playlists

Premium subscribers can now access Pandora’s personalized playlists

by Staff on Thursday, May 24, 2018

Nearly a couple of months ago, Pandora had revealed that it was planning to introduce major improvements to the way it delivers personalized playlists.

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Appears in: Mobile

Report: FBI had overstated number of inaccessible encrypted devices

Report: FBI had overstated number of inaccessible encrypted devices

by Staff on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

About five months ago, Christopher Wray, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had stated that the agency had close to 7,800 mobile devices from last year that feds could not gain access to.

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Appears in: Mobile, smartphone, Smartphones

A quick guide to the new features and improvements of Dropbox’s apps

A quick guide to the new features and improvements of Dropbox’s apps

by Staff on Tuesday, May 22, 2018

In a recent blog post, Dropbox took the opportunity to talk about the latest features and enhancements found on its mobile apps for the Android and iOS platforms.

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Appears in: Mobile

AT&T officially launches LTE-M Button powered by Amazon Web Services

AT&T officially launches LTE-M Button powered by Amazon Web Services

by Staff on Monday, May 21, 2018

About a year ago, AT&T had launched its countrywide LTE-M for IoT (Internet of Things), and the second biggest wireless service provider in the United States then followed up that effort by joining forces with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in unvei

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Appears in: AT&T, Internet, Mobile, Wireless

YouTube Music gets re-launched; Plus, a new music detection feature, and the royal wedding

YouTube Music gets re-launched; Plus, a new music detection feature, and the royal wedding

by Staff on Friday, May 18, 2018

This week has been a busy one for the world’s most popular source of online video content. Indeed, not only did YouTube start testing an incognito mode, its YouTube TV app also now sports a new voice remote feature.

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Appears in: Internet, Mobile

Sprint has a new Unlimited 55+ plan

Sprint has a new Unlimited 55+ plan

by Staff on Thursday, May 17, 2018

Starting this Friday, Sprint is launching a new unlimited data plan designed specifically for senior users.

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Appears in: Mobile, sprint, unlimited, Wireless

Apple Music now has 50 million listeners

Apple Music now has 50 million listeners

by Staff on Wednesday, May 16, 2018

As revealed by Tim Cook, the chief executive officer of Apple, just this week on Bloomberg TV, it appears that

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Appears in: Apple, Mobile

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