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.
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.
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.
First open meeting reveals committment to building digital divide
The most recent Federal Communications Chairman, Ajit Pai, who took office earlier last week, has made a commitment to reduce regulatory barriers to growth and innovation and prioritize building the digital divide, a national social inequality measurement on access to internet services.
Down 14.1 percent sequentially
MediaTek has recently provided its earnings report for Q4 2016 during and managed to see its net profits fall 6.7 percent for the entire year, with gross margin reaching a record low of 35.6 percent.
Limited rollout for now
Today, Starbucks Ais that it is hopping on the voice assistant bandwagon with the introduction of a virtual barista in its mobile ordering app.
Synchronize apps between PCs, Game Mode, group tiles and more
This Spring, Microsoft plans to release the latest version of its Windows 10 operating system, codenamed Redstone 2, and will add new programs trailed for creating content in artistic styles.
Low and high-frequency solutions for different markets
According to the latest report from industry sources, mobile 5G chipset vendors including Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung, Mediatek and others are expected to announce their first 5G chipset products as early as the second half of 2017.
Samsung benefits from Siri engineers
If there is one takeaway to learn from recent announcements of smartphone lineups and refreshes, it is that AI-based voice assistants have become a top-valued feature for most serious manufacturers and are expected to gain significant momentum in new devices shipping through at least the next several quarters.
This year, several smartphone manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, LG and Xiaomi are expected to introduce new devices that feature better AI-based assistants in an effort to increase overall market share, according to industry reports.