After banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries at the beginning of this year, the U.S. government has now announced that it will start restricting passengers from carrying electronics like tablets and laptops on inbound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa, starting March 21. Continue reading “U.S. bans tablets and laptops from 10 airports, mainly in Middle East”
Samsung announced Galaxy Tab S3 at the MWC 2017 last month. At that time the company did not announce its availability. Today Samsung has announced that the Tab S3 will be available for pre-order starting from March 17th in the U.S. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 available in the U.S. starting March 24 for $599.99”
[Update] – Apple stated that a large number of the iOS exploits in the Wikileaks stash have already been patched and it is working to address any new vulnerabilities.
WikiLeaks has obtained what it says is a top-secret documents from the CIA detailing the tools it uses to break into phones, communication apps and other electronic devices. Julian Assange’s anti-secrecy group has published thousands of of CIA documents, codenamed Vault 7, that purports to reveal the agency’s “entire hacking capacity”.
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T-Mobile today announced that it has started deploying LTE-U technology in its LTE network and will launch in Spring 2017, following today’s FCC certification of equipment from strategic partners Ericsson and Nokia. This comes after more than three years of extensive research, development and testing to ensure LTE-U works well alongside Wi-Fi technologies. Continue reading “T-Mobile starts deploying LTE-U technology in its LTE network, will launch in Spring 2017”
U.S operator Verizon today announced “Verizon Unlimited” that offers unlimited data, calling and texting (to Mexico and Canada) and up to 500 MB/day of 4G LTE roaming (in Mexico and Canada) at $80 per month for individual line or $45 per line for four lines with unlimited data, talk and text. This also includes 10GB Hotspot tethering at LTE speeds. Continue reading “Verizon launches unlimited data plan”
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm for anti-competitive practices relating to maintain its monopoly in the supply of a key semiconductor device used in cell phones and other consumer products.
Continue reading “Qualcomm sued in the US by FTC over anti-competitive practices”
Fitbit has dropped a year old patent complaint against Jawbone. The fitness tracker and smartwatch maker had filed a complaint it the U.S. International Trade Commission, in which it had accused Jawbone of violating its patents. The case also sought a ban on the import of Jawbone’s fitness tracker into the US. Continue reading “Fitbit withdraws patent case against Jawbone”
The U.S Supreme Court has sided with Samsung in its ongoing battle with Apple over smartphone patent which will potentially save the South Korean smartphone maker $399 million in damages. Continue reading “U.S Supreme Court sides with Samsung in $399M patent battle with Apple”
Samsung unveiled its Gear S3 smartwatches during IFA trade show in September. After the U.K and Canada release last month, it will now be made available in the United States from November 18. Continue reading “Samsung Gear S3 to go on sale in U.S. on November 18, pre-orders start November 6”
LeEco has entered into the U.S. market with new Le Pro 3 and Le S2 smartphones, range of Super4 series – Super4 X43, Super4 X55, Super4 X65 and uMax85 Android Smart TVs. The Le Pro 3 was introduced in China recently and the Le S3 is the same Le 2 that was launched in India recently. It also showed off its Super Bike, ExploreVR and LeSEE self-driving electric car concept.
Continue reading “LeEco Le Pro 3 and Le S3 phones, uMax85 and Super4 series 4K Smart TVs launched in the US”
Xiaomi announced Mi Box, its 4K box powered by Android TV back in May at the Google I/O. Xiaomi already said that it will first launch in the US, with other global markets to follow. Today the company has officially launched it in the US, after it showed up on Walmart recently. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Box 4K Android TV box officially launched in the US for $69”
Sony had unveiled the Xperia XZ flagship smartphone at IFA 2016 in Berlin. The company has now revealed the pricing and availability details of the phone.
Continue reading “Sony Xperia XZ to be available in the US from October 2 for $699.99”
Google has acquired Webpass, a San Francisco based high speed internet service provider. The duo aims to accelerate the deployment of faster Internet connections for customers across the U.S. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Continue reading “Google acquires gigabit internet provider Webpass”
After its foray into Indian market earlier this year, LeEco is all set to enter the U.S. market later this year. It recently roped in two new executives from Samsung for the position of Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Administrative Officer in U.S. The company recently launched the Le 2 and Le Max 2 smartphones in India, after launching these phones in China in April. Continue reading “LeEco to foray into the U.S. market by the end of 2016”
It seems that NVIDIA is working on a new generation SHIELD tablet to succeed the current one that was introduced back in 2014. The new tablet has just passed through the FCC in USA and we have a few details about the same.
Continue reading “NVIDIA readying next gen SHIELD tablet — Shows up at FCC”