Apple's upcoming flagship 5.8-inch iPhone features glass housing
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Stainless steel reinforced frame, and a higher price


Apple’s upcoming flagship iPhone, set to be released with a rather large 5.8-inch display size, is expected to adopt a chassis made of reinforced glass with a stainless steel metal frame, according to sources from within the upstream supply chain.

Internet of things causes university to tumble
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“Don't keep all of your IoT networks in one basket”

Yesterday the security team of a university’s IT staff faced an uphill struggle attempting to identify the origins of a campus-wide internet takeover that was eventually discovered as an assault coordinated through web-capable vending machines and other connected devices.

iPhone 8 converted to Qi wireless charging
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No long-range wireless charging solutions for now


Long-standing rumors surrounding the possibility of wireless charging being a hot feature in Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 this year are now receiving some confirmation, thanks to the company’s recent decision to join the 213-member Wireless Power Consortium group.

Verizon brings back unlimited mobile data plans
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Also offers customers new devices for switching to unlimited plans


Yesterday,  Verizon Wireless joined AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint in being the fourth major wireless carrier in the US to offer unlimited data plans for its mobile customers, signaling the beginning of a price skirmish among the top contenders in the market.

The FCC begins an almighty cock-up
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Mega mergers will not provide low-access areas affordable rates


The Federal Communications Commission underwent a change in administration just two weeks ago and is already seeking to change the landscape of provisions from prior terms that could end up stifling efforts to assist low-access areas and upend net neutrality provisions for smaller mom-and-pop websites.

Samsung’s third-generation SM961 256GB NVMe SSD reviewed
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48-layer MLC V-NAND delivers more IOPS with low latencies

Last summer, Samsung introduced its first NVMe SSD series based on a new Polaris controller that replaced the UBX controller design from its previous OEM-series SM951 and consumer-oriented 950 Pro SSD lineups, moving ahead with the introduction of 48-layer MLC NAND technology and industry-leading throughput speeds.

Acer plays the AI, deep learning, and robot games
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Focusing on transportation sector in Taiwan


Acer is expected to break into new territory in the fields of artificial intelligence, deep learning in 2017 and has begun talking with several potential clients about shipping its first in-house robotics devices, according to company CEO Jason Chen.

More LG G6 images surface ahead of release
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Announcement on February 26th at MWC


Over the past few weeks, information and a few images have surfaced of LG’s first flagship smartphone release for 2017, the LG G6. The device has made its way into the hands of the folks at BusinessInsider, who were courteous enough to snap a picture revealing the rear of the unit in its full glossy black finish.

Amazon expands shipping with $1.5 billion air cargo hub
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Reducing reliance on terrestrial postal carriers


Amazon announced on Tuesday  that it is looking to build an air cargo hub at the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Airport in order to lessen its reliance on terrestrial shipment carriers and reduce overall costs of processing packages outside of its own facilities.

Acer will begin shipping larger variety of notebooks in 2017
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Education takes top priority with new ruggedized designs


This year, Acer is set to introduce a larger variety of notebook products to meet the specific needs of niche markets ranging from education, casual web browsing and productivity, and even a product themed after the local sea goddess of Taiwan.