iPhone 8 converted to Qi wireless charging
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Tuesday, 14 February 2017 04:56

iPhone 8 converted to Qi wireless charging


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
Published in Mobiles


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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Saturday, 11 February 2017 06:39

The FCC begins an almighty cock-up


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
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 03 February 2017 08:16

More LG G6 images surface ahead of release


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.

New FCC chairman remains undecided on net neutrality
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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.

MediaTek files Q4 2016 earnings
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Monday, 30 January 2017 22:27

MediaTek files Q4 2016 earnings


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.