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EU’s Proposal Could Force Apple to Switch to USB-C on iPhone, AirPods

EU’s Proposal Could Force Apple to Switch to USB-C on iPhone, AirPods

The European Union has proposed having a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets, and headphones to reduce e-waste. An EU executive claims the move will also lead consumers to save 250 million euros ($293 million) annually, as they won’t have to buy a separate charger for every new device.

Nothing Ear (1) Earbuds: Does It Live up to the Hype?

Nothing Ear (1) Earbuds: Does It Live up to the Hype?

Nothing Ear (1), the latest wireless earbuds from Carl Pei’s Nothing that former Apple executive Tony Fadell backs, aims to shake up the wireless earbuds segment with its unique design and excellent sound quality. But do the Nothing Ear (1) earbuds live up to the hype?

Oppo Teases True Wireless Air Charging Technology on Its Rollable Phone

Oppo Teases True Wireless Air Charging Technology on Its Rollable Phone

Earlier this year, Xiaomi unveiled its true wireless charging technology that could charge smartphones and other devices wirelessly over the air. Oppo has now demoed a similar technology dubbed Wireless Air Charging. The company has shown off this technology on its rollable Oppo X 2021 concept phone no less.

Oppo Shows Off a Concept Rollable Smartphone

Oppo Shows Off a Concept Rollable Smartphone

Thought foldable phones were cool? At its “Inno Day,” Oppo showed off its concept rolling phone that’s which truly looks like a smartphone from the future. While we have seen smartphones with foldable displays, the Oppo X 2021 has a rollable display. The company says that the product is a result of its years of R&D in flexible displays.

U.S. Government Could Ban Downloads of TikTok and WeChat on Sunday

U.S. Government Could Ban Downloads of TikTok and WeChat on Sunday

The U.S. government will ban the download of TikTok and WeChat in the country starting this Sunday (September 20). An order will be passed by the U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday.

Oracle Reportedly Outbids Microsoft for TikTok’s U.S. Operations, To be Its ‘Trusted Tech Partner’

Oracle Reportedly Outbids Microsoft for TikTok’s U.S. Operations, To be Its ‘Trusted Tech Partner’

TikTok has become a casualty in the ongoing war between the United States and China. President Trump signed an executive order last month that effectively game ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, 45 days to sell its business in the U.S. to an American company. Microsoft emerged as one of the leading companies interested in acquiring TikTok’s international business in select markets. However, the company has announced that it was informed by ByteDance that it would not be selling TikTok’s U.S. business to them.

Apple Reportedly Working On a 65W USB-C GaN Charger

Apple Reportedly Working On a 65W USB-C GaN Charger

Apple will reportedly be launching a 65W GaN charger later this year. A number of other tech companies are also working on releasing GaN chargers this year.

FCC Opens 3.5GHZ OnGo Band for Commercial Use to Improve 4G and 5G Connectivity

FCC Opens 3.5GHZ OnGo Band for Commercial Use to Improve 4G and 5G Connectivity

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given the approval to OnGo which uses the 3.5GHz band for use in a wide variety of scenarios including improving mobile data speeds and connectivity on 4G and 5G networks.

Pwn2Own Hacking Competition Offering Up To $500K Prize for Tesla 3 Vulnerabilities, $100K+ for Safari

Pwn2Own Hacking Competition Offering Up To $500K Prize for Tesla 3 Vulnerabilities, $100K+ for Safari

Trend Micro today announced that its yearly Pwn2Own hacking competition will be held during the CanSecWest conference from March 18-20 this year in Vancouver, Canada. This time around, there will be prizes worth over 1,000,000 USD to win for contestants.

Oppo Unveils World’s First Under-Screen Front Camera

Oppo Unveils World’s First Under-Screen Front Camera

As teased, Oppo today unveiled its Under-Screen Camera tech at MWC 2019 Shanghai. While companies like Samsung are also working on similar technology, Oppo claims to be the “world’s first” with its solution.