Apple and Samsung get fine for slower phones from Italian competition authority
The Italian competition authority fined Apple and Samsung â‚¬5 million each. This was after complaints came in about software updates from the two smartphone manufacturers. The updates make smartphones slower and that should not be possible according to the competition authority. Apple will also... Read more
Qualcomm reduces 5G antennas by 25% for 2019 launch
The first 5G antennas will be ready to appear in smartphones from 2019. Just before the launch, Qualcomm was able to implement a 25% reduction. These are specifically the mmWave antennas, which are quite large for smartphones.
Qualcomm announced the first mmWave antennas in July. The antennas were q... Read more
Mozilla works with ProtonVPN to keep Firefox running
Mozilla has announced that it has entered into a partnership with ProtonVPN. In doing so, it hopes to generate income from other sources as well. A select group of Firefox browser users will be able to purchase a version of ProtonVPN for ten dollars a month. This way they support both Firefox and Mo... Read more
Microsoft’s new release app Spend released for iOS
Microsoft released a new app for iOS: Spend. The app automatically lets users track their business expenses. The app was created by the team behind MileIQ, which created a similar app for tracking mileage. The company behind that app was taken over by Microsoft a few years ago.
Spend is the result o... Read more
Microsoft is working on a prototype for Windows 10 Timeline in the browser.
Microsoft would work on a prototype of Windows 10 Timeline that runs in the browser. There are indications found for this product, reports MSpoweruser. The service has already been brought to Android and will later be brought to iOS via the Edge browser.
On Android and iOS, the service initially wor... Read more
Amazon plans to hire 1,000 new employees for machine learning and software engineering
Amazon plans to employ more than 1,000 people at three locations in the UK. These are people for machine learning, software engineering and research and development. The company will also open a new office in Manchester next year, according to ZDNet.
"These are Silicon Valley jobs in the UK and str... Read more
Samsung unveils Galaxy Book2, challenger for Microsoft Surface Pro
Today, Samsung Eelctronics has once again added a new addition to its mobile lineup, with which the company continues to take on Microsoft and its Surface Pro. The Samsung Galaxy Book2 is a Windows two-in-one that works as a tablet on the one hand, but can also be transformed into a laptop with the ... Read more
Apple launches new iPad Pro and MacBook on October 30
On October 30, Apple will present new hardware. The event is likely to unveil the products that we had previously expected at the iPhone maker's September event. A new Mac and a new iPad Pro will most likely appear during the event.
The event will be unveiled at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New ... Read more
Samsung launches production of 7 nanometer chips with EUV technology
Samsung has announced in a blog post that it has started producing a 7 nanometer chip with extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology. It concerns the 7nm low power plus (LPP) chips. With EUV it is possible to work on a smaller area when making chips.
EUV uses a wavelength of 13.5 nanometres for light to ... Read more
MacBooks will run on Apple ARM chips in 2 or 3 years’ time.
Within a year or two, maybe three, Apple's MacBooks run on ARM processors. The Apple-based analyst Ming-Chi Kuo expressed this expectation in a new report. Switching to your own chips has a number of advantages for Apple.
According to the AppleInsider site, Kuo, who is generally known as a reliable ... Read more