Sure, sure… depression, envy and social anxieties are often associated with the explosion in the amount of time we spend with our noses permanently positioned inches away from any number of devices. But a new study from GSMA says the opposite is true.
Lets just file this one under NOTHING MATTERS ANYMORE. This week, Verizon casually announced its decided to start SIM-locking its phones because “security,” despite the fact the carrier expressly agreed not to do it a decade ago. Why? Because who’s going to do anything about it? Verizon’s former lawyer Ajit Pai and the FCC? Fat chance.
Along with the athletes competing at the 2018 Winter Olympics, 5G is set to take the global stage and show everyone what it can do. With standards finalized and South Korean carriers ready to roll out 5G in 2019, the Olympic Games will provide the perfect platform to take lightning-fast wireless internet into prime time.
Samsung certainly went into this with good intentions. The company wanted to gift athletes as they arrived at the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang with slick new Olympic Edition Galaxy Note 8 phones. Instead the company finds itself in the midst of an international diplomatic dispute over sanctions.
Since last week, America has engaged in a beer-soaked love affair with fans of the newly minted Super Bowl Champs The Philadelphia Eagles. After handing Tom Brady the loss, Philly fans flipped cars, climbed light poles and collapsed the awning outside the local Ritz Carlton. But today is when the real celebration begins.
Taste makers have Apple’s new HomePod for a few days now ahead of Friday’s big release into the wild. And once again it looks like Apple might have a big, fat, overpriced dud on their hands.