iPhone X Supply Will Be Limited This Year, Will Only Meet Demand in 2018: KGI

While the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are already up for pre-orders, the anniversary edition iPhone Xwill go on sale on November 3, with pre-orders starting from October 27. Now that availability details are out, KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a fresh note predicting shipment numbers for the iPhone X for this year, and for next year as well. Kuo claims… Read More »

Nokia Gets Decision in LG Patent Arbitration

Nokia said on Monday it had received a decision in patent licence arbitration with LG Electronics from the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce. The Finnish company did not disclose details of the award but said that it would book revenue, as well as a non-recurring catch-up payment, starting from the third quarter. Nokia sold its once-dominant… Read More »

UK attorney general plans crackdown on ‘trial by social media’

The UK’s Attorney General is pondering whether to tighten up contempt of court laws and target Facebook and Twitter users who comment about live criminal trials. In a call for evidence made this morning, Jeremy Wright, QC, MP, asked for examples of court cases “in which social media has had an impact” to be forwarded to the Attorney… Read More »

Fashion firms focus on social media

Speed of reaction to social media trends is becoming more important in the battle between fast fashion and more established High Street retailers, say experts. Young women are increasingly being influenced by what they see on apps such as Instagram, as well as by celebrities. Fast fashion brands are jumping on these trends. But High Street retailers say… Read More »

State policing of social media looms

Cape Town – Big Brother will be watching you as you post those harmful messages on social media and you could end up with a three-year jail sentence. That is if the Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill is passed by Parliament’s justice committee. Right2Know said while they support initiatives to fight actual cybercrimes like fraud and identity theft, they… Read More »

Apple Launches New urBeats3 Earphones, BeatsX Earphones, iPhone Lightning Dock Variants

The major takeaways from the Apple’s 10th anniversary event earlier this week were iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, Apple Watch Series 3, and Apple TV 4K. While these products were launched with much fanfare, Apple quietly launched one new product without any mention – urBeats3 earphones. The new urBeats3 earphones feature two models – one with a Lightning connector and other with regular… Read More »

AT&T Opens iPhone Price War With Buy-One-Get-One-Free Offer

And so it begins. The promised truce among wireless carriers is over. After vowing to avoid a repeat of the blistering iPhone price war of last year, AT&T will fire the first shot – offering a free iPhone with the purchase of another, for customers who also subscribe to its DirecTV satellite service. The buy-one-get-one-free promotion starts Friday and applies… Read More »

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Have Smaller Batteries Than iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Tips TENAA Listing

We have mentioned it time and again that with Apple’s iPhone handsets, specifications on paper often don’t reveal the full picture. However, the TENAA listings of the new iPhone 8 models have revealed an interesting aspect about the handsets. The listing suggests that the new handsets from Apple pack smaller batteries than their predecessors. The TENAA listing, spotted by popular tipster @onleaks,… Read More »

Moto X4 Android One Edition Tipped to Launch in US, Render Image Leaked

After multiple leaks spread over several months, Lenovo’sMoto X4 smartphone was launched at IFA 2017 recently. While the launch didn’t throw many major surprises, as it turns out, we are not yet done with the smartphone. A Moto X4 smartphone with Android One branding has now been leaked in a render image and the handset has been tipped to make its way to… Read More »

Apple Said to Move to Ward Western Digital Off Control of Toshiba Chip Business

Apple has sought to stop Western Digital from taking control of Toshiba’s chip business by threatening not to buy its products in the future, people with knowledge of the deal said. Apple, which uses Toshiba’s NAND flash memory chips in its iPhones, is concerned about losing pricing power if Western Digital is running the operation, the sources said on Friday. However, if… Read More »