Category: Mobility

Hardware, Mobility, Tech

Apple Is Reportedly Asking Suppliers to Shift at Least 15% of Output from China

June 19, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc. has asked its largest suppliers to consider the feasibility of shifting 15% to 30% of its output from China to Southeast Asia in a dramatic shake-up of its production chain, the Nikkei reported. The U.S. tech giant asked […]

Federal, Mobility, Policy, Tech

Apple Has a Backup Plan If the U.S.-China Trade War Triggers iPhone Tariffs

June 11, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc. has a backup plan if the U.S.-China trade war gets out of hand. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company’s primary manufacturing partner has enough capacity to make all iPhones bound for the U.S. outside of China if necessary, according to […]

Mobility, Tech

Galaxy Fold’s June launch now looks unlikely

May 29, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Most people know about the Fold’s screen problems experienced by tech reviewers. The issues caused Samsung to delay the device on the eve of its launch, with no new release date announced. But a report from earlier this month revealed […]

Hardware, Mobility, Tech

Two major Apple suppliers take a big hit as iPhone sales continue to stumble

May 15, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

Foxconn and Japan Display reported disappointing financial results this week as the effects of slowing iPhone sales ripple through Apple’s supply chain. Foxconn sales dipped 17.7% in the first quarter of 2019 to $637.26 million. Japan Display said Wednesday that […]

Mobile Security, Mobility, Operations Security, Security, Software, Tech

Apple defends its takedown of some apps monitoring screen-time

April 29, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple is defending its removal of certain parental control apps from the app store in a new statement. The company has come under fire for its removal of certain apps that were pitched as tools giving parents more control over […]

Mobility, Software, Tech

Google: Expect longer Android app review process for unknown developers

April 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

After Google began restricting which Android apps can gain SMS and Call Log permissions, the company is now focusing on “improving and clarifying” the process it uses to approve or knock back Android developers. At the same time, Google is […]

Events, Hardware, Mobility, Tech

Everything you need to know before Apple’s March 25 “it’s show time” event

March 15, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

On March 25, Apple executives and partners will take to the stage in the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple’s Cupertino campus to talk about subscriptions, software, services, entertainment, and media. These are all things Apple has dealt with before, but […]

Mobility, Tech

Google filed a folding phone patent application, too

March 15, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Does a patent application mean a company is particularly serious about a technology? No. Is every company that makes phones at least toying around with a folding model? Yes, probably. It’s tough to know from a series of crude drawings […]

Mobility, Tech

Samsung Galaxy S10+ review

March 1, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Launching around the globe a few days ahead of the world’s largest mobile show was the ultimate big-dog move. Samsung celebrated the 10th anniversary of its flagship phone line by launching its latest device on Apple’s sometimes-stomping grounds at San […]

Mobility, Software, Tech

Microsoft bringing Dynamics 365 mixed reality solutions to smartphones

February 21, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Last year Microsoft introduced several mixed reality business solutions under the Dynamics 365 enterprise product umbrella. Today, the company announced it would be moving these to smartphones in the spring, starting with previews. The company announced Remote Assist on HoloLens […]