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Older Android versions are continuing to die away

Older Android versions are continuing to die away

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The latest stats have shown that Froyo finally kicked the bucket in January, so that Gingerbread is now the oldest. Gingerbread is now the oldest among the Android versions still active. This change occurred in January 2017 when Froyo breathed its last breath, according to official Google statistics. The latest Google stats pretty much confirmed what many had been predicted, with a few little surprises. The latest data released about the various Android versions … Read entire article »

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New wearable technology acts like a “smart” mood ring

New wearable technology acts like a “smart” mood ring

The latest smart wearables tech can determine the tone of a conversation and the speaker’s mood. There are now new wearable technology devices such as smartwatches that can do what mood rings never could. Instead of “sensing” your mood through the temperature of your finger, these devices use several sensors to determine the mood of a conversation. The wearable tech can use vitals and speech patterns to predict the tone of an ongoing conversation. In this way, the … Read entire article »

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Fitbit layoffs on the way after disappointing Q4 results

Fitbit layoffs on the way after disappointing Q4 results

The holiday season was reportedly not as good as hoped for the fitness tracker and smartwatch maker. Fitbit layoffs appear to be on the way despite the fact that the company maintains its position at the top of the wearable technology market. The company has announced that its fourth quarter results for 2016, though strong, missed Wall Street’s predictions. As a result of those results, it will be laying off between 5 percent and 10 percent of … Read entire article »

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Is Indian iPhone manufacturing coming soon?

Is Indian iPhone manufacturing coming soon?

As President Trump tries to return manufacturing jobs to the United States, Apple may have other plans. Apple execs have been meeting with officials from the Indian government regarding iPhone manufacturing in the country. The company appears to be considering India as a new possible location for its smartphone manufacture. According to reports from CNNMoney, the devices could one day be made in Bangalore. Apple has released a statement stating that it was appreciative of the reception … Read entire article »

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Samsung Note 7 investigation reveals cause of phone battery fires

Samsung Note 7 investigation reveals cause of phone battery fires

The electronics giant has concluded that manufacturing flaws and “irregularly sized” batteries were to blame. The Samsung Note 7 investigation has identified the reason for the phone battery fires experienced in its failed former flagship smartphones. According to reports in the Wall Street Journal, the company will be blaming manufacturing flaws and “irregularly sized” batteries. The official investigation into the smartphone fires has been ongoing since the detrimental problem occurred. The consumer electronics giant has only just revealed … Read entire article »

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Trump’s Android phone security wasn’t tight enough for a president

Trump’s Android phone security wasn’t tight enough for a president

The American president was required to hand over his beloved smartphone to the Secret Service. Ahead of President Trump’s inauguration, he handed his beloved smartphone to the Secret Service due to inadequate Android phone security. The device through which all those controversial tweets have been made has been replaced. Trump is now using an encrypted smartphone with far superior security and Secret Service approval. The president has also been issued a new telephone number. This could have a … Read entire article »

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Will the Amazon wireless experiment receive government approval?

Will the Amazon wireless experiment receive government approval?

The online marketplace company is seeking the FCC’s approval to test technology in Seattle and rural Washington. An Amazon wireless experiment is in the works to test out mobile devices and fixed-base stations in Seattle and rural areas of Washington state. Amazon revealed this much of its mysterious plans in recent government filings to the Federal Communications Commission. The filings do not specifically describe what will be involved in Amazon’s technology tests. However, what is known about this … Read entire article »

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Vector smartwatch company sold to Fitbit

Vector smartwatch company sold to Fitbit

The top fitness tracker company has now purchased a one year old wearable tech brand. Fitbit purchased Vector, smartwatch company out of Romania that is only a year old. The brand is managed from London, England and is a year old. The Vector brand is best known for smartwatches that have their own proprietary operating system. That said, beyond running on its own OS, the smartwatch company is also recognized for producing a device that has a 30 … Read entire article »

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IBM says medical nanotechnology could give you superpowers in 5 years

IBM says medical nanotechnology could give you superpowers in 5 years

The tech giant predicts that microscopic health devices and superhero vision are a half decade away. IBM has released its annual “Five in Five” list which includes medical nanotechnology innovations this year. The company issues the report to forecast some of the top innovations and scientific directions that could considerably change our lives in five years. The technology IBM spotlights in the report has the chance to alter the way we live and interact every day. The broad … Read entire article »

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Who won top wearable technology awards at CES 2017?

Who won top wearable technology awards at CES 2017?

Smartwatches and fitness trackers have a lot to live up to in this rapidly expanding category. CES 2017 is far from disappointing if you’re looking for the latest in tech, and the wearable technology awards have shown that this category is stronger than ever. Aside from the smart appliances and swarms of drones a plethora of new wearables have swamped the show. While there are tons of great gadgets to be seen, it’s the recipients of the wearable … Read entire article »

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CES 2017: Top tech unveiled that you’ll actually be able to buy

CES 2017: Top tech unveiled that you’ll actually be able to buy

The best gadgets and devices from the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The massive CES 2017 tech event in Las Vegas is underway and the product unveilings are everywhere you look. There are more things to see than any individual would be able to take in, even over the event’s several days. That said, even from the very start there are gadgets and technologies that stand out from the rest. Consumers are particularly drawn to the … Read entire article »

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