drone-empireWhat a way to end the week – a man flew his drone into Empire State Building, and was duly arrested afterwards. I suppose it would be incidents like these that has led the FAA to make it mandatory for all drone owners to register their drones with the body, as those who are irresponsible drone operators tend to get themselves into trouble, and if not careful, might actually cause the loss of lives or serious injury when it crashes into a commercial airline or a person.

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sim-card-gemaltoLast month we reported that in a bid to help boost their tourism industry, South Korea would begin giving out free smartphone rentals to tourists who apply for it on their tourism website. Given that communication is very important when traveling to new and and foreign destinations where you might not speak the language, this would be a huge convenience. Read full post →Tourists To India Could Be Given Free SIM Cards

instagramLast November, we reported that multi-user support was discovered in a beta version of Instagram for Android. However for some reason, Instagram quickly pulled the feature, which we can only imagine was because it was not ready yet. The good news is that according to reports, the feature is back. Read full post →Instagram Multi-User Support Finds Its Way Back On Android

samsung vein patentRecently we reported on how our wearables these days aren’t as secure as many of us would like to think. Some brands have certainly tried to be as secure as possible, and recently it looks like a Samsung patent has been discovered that could lead to even more secure wearables, which is why identifying and authenticating the user by their vein. Read full post →Samsung Smartwatch Patent Authenticates The Wearer By Their Veins

apple logoShe loves me, she loves me not, and so the “dance” continues as you peel off petal by petal from the proverbial flower. Having said that, with the smartphone industry moving in a direction where more and more handsets are starting to receive larger and larger displays, will there be a future for the 4” smartphone? Apple might think so, although analysts have definitely said that there will be no 4” iPhone model unveiled in March this year. Still, a report has surfaced that points to the fact that 33% of all iPhones models out there are of the 4” or smaller variety, now how about that?

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lg-g4-camera-ui-01Well, well, what do we have here? Not half a week has passed since we heard that the LG G4 smartphone from T-Mobile has started to receive the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update via the LG Bridge PC software suite, scratching our heads and wondering as to when the Over The Air (OTA) version is going to make it. Well, it seems that just a few days of waiting is enough, as the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is now being made available OTA for T-Mobile customers who are rocking to the LG G4. Hence, there should not be far too long no to wai.

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instagram acc switchingWhile there were unofficial reports going on concerning multiple account switching on Instagram being tested out on the iOS platform, the folks over at Instagram have not stepped forward to confirm or deny such a thing – not at least until now. It looks like an Instagram spokesperson has shared briefly on the matter, “We are always testing new features within our community.” I guess we are still in the dark as to how many actual users are actually able to take advantage of this feature on their iOS app as at press time.

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apple logoIt certainly seems as though rumors concerning wireless charging capabilities for the iPhone has been going around, as recently as late last month, even. Well, it looks like there is a very high chance that this is going to be a reality, as whispers have it that Apple has already agreed to work alongside Energous in order to see this dream come to fruition. Just in case one was wondering, Energous is the company behind WattUp, where the latter is a wireless charging technology that relies on radio frequencies so that devices can be charged – up to 15 feet away.

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Apple Watch-Tumbles-4-Up-PRINTWhen people think of smartwatches, they think of the Apple Watch, which we can safely say is largely thanks to Apple’s marketing efforts. However it seems that their marketing efforts did pay off because according to a recent report from Canalys, it seems that Apple’s smartwatch actually accounted for two-thirds of smartwatch shipments in 2015. Read full post →Apple Watch Accounted For Two-Thirds Of Smartwatch Shipments In 2015

verizon go90One of T-Mobile’s Binge On partners is Verizon’s Go90 video service. For those unfamiliar with Binge On, this means that if you are one of the program’s partners, users who watch videos from your platform can do so without the data streamed from those videos being taken from their data cap. Read full post →Verizon Customers Can Watch Go90 Videos Over LTE Without Using Data