With so much nostalgia taking over tech, it was practically inevitable. JLab is bringing orange foamy headphone covers back in style with a wireless version of the classic Walkman gear called the Rewind Retro Wireless headphones.
In just the latest signal from the Trump administration it’s prepared for a full-scale trade war, FCC Ajit Pai said in a letter to lawmakers he’s planning to “take action” against Chinese telecom companies like Huawai, ZTE, citing concerns over spying on behalf of the Chinese government.
Yesterday Apple launched a new, low-cost iPad during another of its now iconic product launch presentations. What followed was a craven attempt by the most powerful company in the world to co-opt the good will of the American public education system while willfully ignoring the multiple crises our schools and teachers face everyday. Not a good look.
Another day, another Apple hardware issue discovered. It seems that those wireless charging pads have a downside. When you dock your phone on the wireless charging pad, rather than using it exclusively when you need a charge, is bad for the battery.
Here’s a simple ask of the technology community: hire more women and pay them the same as the dudes. That’s it. It’s good for business and it’s the right thing to do. It also happens to be feminist AF.
Cricket Wireless, with its no-contract, low-priced, prepaid plans, has apparently become synonymous on social media with being broke. And while that seems like a pretty harsh read on folks who want a good wireless deal, there have been some fairly hilarious Twitter owns of folks caught out with Cricket.
T-Mobile is coming hard with 5G. At this year’s Mobile World Congress, T-Mobile’s CTO Neville Ray announced plans to roll out 5G networks across 30 cities this year, a much more ambitious schedule than the competition. What followed was a predictable chest-beating torrent of trash talk from the Un-carrier.