Apple 

Apple wants to have its own 5G modem ready by 2021, report says

Apple just announced that it was acquiring Intel’s 5G modem business for $1 billion, with the implication being that the company is working on developing its own wireless modems for the iPhone. A new report, however, suggests that Apple’s timeline for a self-built iPhone modem may be shorter than expected — the company reportedly wants a working modem by 2021. The report, which comes from Reuters, cites a source familiar with the matter, and contradicts previously reported rumors of a 2022 or 2025 release date. It’s also entirely possible that Apple could have…

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samsung 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Series Will Have Physical Volume, Power Buttons After All: Report

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is one of the most heavily leaked phone off late and we still have a few more months to go, before it’s rumoured launch in late-August. The rumours so far point at there being two models of the Note 10 — both are said to pack in top-of-the-line specifications and will only differ in size and perhaps camera capabilities. It was previously rumoured that the phone will also ditch the traditional physical buttons for volume and power in favour of capacitive buttons but this rumour has…

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Apple 

Apple has made some big changes in recent months – here’s a look at the top new hires and moves you might have missed

For Apple, 2019 is already shaping up to be a year marked by change. Following the company’s announcement in November that it would no longer break out iPhone unit sales in earnings reports, the firm is making several key leadership changes as it prioritizes other emerging product segments like digital services, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles, which The Wall Street Journaloutlined in a report on Monday. The changes are likely part of an ongoing effort by Apple to reduce its reliance on the iPhone as it grapples with plummeting smartphone sales. Here’s a look at…

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Apple 

Apple’s New iPhones Have A Nasty Surprise

Speaking to official accessory makers, acclaimed Japanese tech site Macotakara has revealed Apple will ignore recent pledges about valueand once again ship all its new 2019 iPhones (dubbed ‘iPhone 11’) with cost-saving slow 5W chargers. Moreover, upgrading to new iPhones to fast chargers will remain eye-wateringly expensive. The reason for this is a one-two punch of stubborn inactivity. Firstly, Apple will continue to ship not only slow chargers with new iPhones but slow charging USB-A cables as well. This means owners will need to buy both the 18W charger ($30) and one-metre USB-C…

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Mobile 

Let’s have a look at some of the latest mobile mapping products

3D mobile mapping is revolutionizing the measurement, visualization and analysis of the physical world. In the recent past, it has become one of the most important technologiesavailable. Through the combination of advanced imagery, measurement capture tools and a variety of mobile transportation platforms, 3D Mobile Mapping assists to map inaccessible areas quickly and effectively where other methods take weeks to do so. It is a versatile system that offers significant operational flexibility, outstanding performance, and value with low cost of ownership, optimizes staff utilization, reduces project timescale through fast deployment data capture and analysis, and…

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Social Media 

People Addicted To Social Media Have This In Common With Drug Addicts

According to a new study the decision-making attributes of excessive social media users has been likened to those of drug addicts and gamblers. It’s scary, but the research, designed to raise awareness about the hidden mental health traps affecting young adults online has shown that the risky decision-making behaviours of social media overusers is comparable to people battling substance addiction. Seventy-one participants between the ages of 18-35 took part in the study which first measured their psychological dependence on Facebook through a survey. Image: Getty Participants then performed 100 trials…

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Apple 

Apple Warned iPhones Have A Serious Problem

While Apple AAPL +0.59%’s new iPhone plans have already been exposed (twice), those designs are not coming soon enough. Now, with official price cuts deepening, new information has warned the range has more immediate problems… Thanks to a major Apple partner, the scale of iPhone problems has been laid bare and a leaked report to investors reveals another round of price cuts is likely. So if you plan to upgrade, beware. Apple’s iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XRAPPLE TSMC is the company which inadvertently drops the piano on Apple. The company is the sole supplier…

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samsung 

Samsung Galaxy S10 may have been revealed by the company ahead of February 20 launch

In a blog post published Monday outlining the company’s new One UI design, Samsung may have accidentally displayed the interface on the upcoming Galaxy S10 before its official release; on Thursday, the images were swapped for those of a more generic-looking device. Samsung may have accidentally posted a pic of the Galaxy S10 themselves before its official release next month. As spotted by redditor qgtx, the blog post that the company published on Monday showing off the new One UI design features was hastily updated three days later, changing what…

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Mobile 

WSJ: iPhone 11 will have triple camera, XR successor will have dual

The new generation of iPhones are still just four months old now but intel is already piling up on the iPhone 11. Earlier this week we saw the first alleged renders of the upcoming iPhone 11 and today there’s a fresh report about it. According to sources close to the Wall Street Journal, the premium iPhone 11 will gain a triple camera while the iPhone XR successor will get a dual snapper on its back. The report further elaborates that the iPhone XR successor will retain the Liquid Retina (LCD)…

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samsung 

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite will have exclusive color versions

It’s already been rumored that Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S10 Lite is basically the company’s reaction to Apple’s iPhone XR and should be that device’s main competitor. Now a new report claims that the theme will continue when it comes to colors. The XR is Apple’s most colorful iPhone of 2018, and the S10 Lite will be the most colorful member of its family too, as it turns out. You’ll be able to pick one up in yellow, white, black, green, and blue. The S10 and S10+, on the other hand,…

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