Apple, Google, HTC, Huawei, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung have announced a voluntary commitment to include anti-theft technology in their phones beginning next year.
Japanese blog Macotakara.jp today published images taken during the Hong Kong Electronics Fair that showcase iPhone 6 mockup devices used by accessory makers to design cases for the rumored handset. Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and held this week, April 13-16, the fair is one of the largest in the world.
Apple and Samsung are in the middle of yet another patent trial, where Apple accuses the Korean company of stealing iPhone features described in five of its patents, asking for $2 billion in damages.
Apple along with HTC, Motorola, Huawei and other have committed to curbing smartphone theft by entering into the Smartphone Anti-Theft Voluntary Commitment, reports CNET. This anti-theft measure proposed by the CTIA trade group requires a handset maker to pre-install or make available a tool for disabling a phone that has been lost or stolen.
Photos of Amazon’s Smartphone leaked, to feature four IR cameras for 3D interface, 13 megapixel camera and more
Microsoft launches Office 365 Personal plan; lets you use Office on One Mac and One iPad for $69/year
Microsoft finally launched the much-awaited Office for iPad apps last month, and while the three apps — PowerPoint, Word and Excel — were free, users had to subscribe to the $9.99/month for editing documents.
As expected, Pioneer has announced that it will be adding support for Apple’s CarPlay technology to its existing product line. It will make Pioneer one of the first companies to bring aftermarket in-dash car multimedia systems to provide Apple CarPlay.
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