Apple says its ultra wideband technology is why newer iPhones appear to share location data, even when the setting is disabled

This week, security reporter Brian Krebs asked why the newest iPhone 11 Pro appeared to be sending out a user’s location even when the user disabled Location Services in their phone’s settings, in conflict with Apple’s privacy policy and the express wishes of the user. Apple  told Krebs it was “expected behavior” and that there were no security … Read more

Will 5G Make Apple’s iPhones Even More Expensive?

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to launch its first 5G-capable smartphones sometime in 2020. On Apple’s most recent earnings call, analyst Katy Huberty asked CEO Tim Cook to comment on “how the company approaches a new technology like [5G], given the higher cost but also potentially significant benefit?” The analyst also asked Cook to provide some insight into … Read more

New Samsung Galaxy S8 cases reveal even more hardware details

We are yet to see an official render of the Samsung Galaxy S8. But thanks to various accessory makers we already have a pretty good idea of what the device will look like. The latest images come from the Australian brand UAG. The company listed several Galaxy S8 cases on its website, revealing that the … Read more

Nokia,files,even,more,patent,lawsuits,against,Apple

Nokia has filed new patent infringement lawsuits against Apple on Thursday, a day after it weighed in on a licensing dispute with the company by filing claims in Germany and the U.S. On Wednesday, the Finland-based mobile network vendor filed lawsuits in three German courts and two lawsuits in a Texas court, leveling infringement claims … Read more

Even as stocks surge, half of Americans are losing out

Even as stocks surge, half of Americans are losing out  Friday, 9 Dec 2016 | 10:32 AM ET | 01:07 We’ve been making a lot about the fabulous stock market rally. It is fabulous, but now investors crowing over the fabulous market are starting to wonder if something almost unthinkable could happen in 2017: the return … Read more

Italy’s pain has turned into even more gains for US banks

For how tumultuous of a year it’s been for business and politics, it’s somehow fitting that 2016 should end with Americans banks sitting pretty as an oasis of stability. After an explosive move higher during November, U.S. banks got another boost Monday from the “no” vote in the weekend’s Italian referendum. One of the net … Read more

It’s football season! These second-screen apps make NFL games even more fun to watch

According to the NFL, 70 percent of fans use a second screen while watching football. It’s easy to understand why: mobile devices—and the apps that run on them—give us easy access to player stats and analysis, provide interactive features to supplement the big-screen experience, and offer a convenient way to communicate with other fans watching … Read more

Even if fewer are sharing on Instagram, advertisers probable might not care

A record Thursday within the Statistics stated that according to sources, the variety of pix and motion pictures published on Instagram reduced between 2013 and 2015, regardless of extra users signing up tothe carrier. but this decline, even if it persisted into 2016, is unlikely to decrease advertisers’ enthusiasm for the platform,consistent with several who … Read more

Amazon is making it even less complicated to buy stuff on Top with just your voice

Diagram showing Amazon “Alexa” generation on an Echo device Source: Amazon Diagram showing Amazon “Alexa” technology on an Echo device Amazon is shifting toward a global in which shopping on-line is as simple as uttering a word. Nowadays, the organization announced that individuals of its Top service can now order “tens of millions” of items … Read more