Posts made in October, 2016

The (updated) history of Android | Ars Technica

By on Oct 31, 2016 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

reader comments 195 It’s been more than two years since we originally ran Ron’s epic 40,000-word history of the Android operating system, and in that time Android has continued to evolve and add version numbers. Ron has updated the piece with almost 11,000 additional words, bringing the history up to date with info on Kit-Kat, Lollipop, Marshmallow,...

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When the FBI Has a Phone It Can’t Crack, It Calls These Israeli Hackers

By on Oct 31, 2016 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Earlier this year, at the height of a very public battle between the FBI and Apple over whether the computer maker would help decrypt a mass murderer’s locked iPhone, it appeared that a little-known, 17-year-old Israeli firm named Cellebrite Mobile Synchronization might finally get its moment in the spotlight. After weeks of insisting that only Apple could help the...

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Predictions on the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday iPhone and …

By on Oct 30, 2016 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Giff Gaff On a monthly contracts over 24 months, Giff Gaff reduced the Apple iPhone 5S 16GB price from £329 to £299 (with customers paying £13.69 monthly). They also lowered the Apple iPhone 5S 32GB price from £399 to £379 (with customers paying £17.36 monthly). And for Apple Watches? Last year the coveted Apple Watch was on sale at John Lewis for £399, Amazon for...

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iPad Pro 2 Release Date Set On March 2017? Leaked Photo Hints At Slimmer Design; No Headphone Jack Expected

By on Oct 30, 2016 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

<!– $(“#expandimg”).click(function() { $(“.at-photo”).toggleClass(“atp”); }) –> It has been over a year since the original iPad Pro was launched. With demands not high as high as before, perhaps it is no surprise that we did not see the iPad Pro 2 at the October 27 event. According to Mac World, the iPad Pro 2 is...

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Apple should kill the iPhone’s Lightning port next

By on Oct 29, 2016 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Apple is heading towards a bold wireless future where iPhone and Macs share data wirelessly. And their batteries will probably recharge without any wires as well. But the road to that future is paved with adapters and dongles that complicate the entire user experience. Case in point: Out of the box, the iPhone 7 and the brand new MacBook Pro do not work together....

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