Apple's iPhone 12 lineup has only been on virtual shelves for a few months, and already the mobile phone world has turned its attention to the iPhone 13 (or whatever Apple names its next flagship) and the three other variants expected to join the lineup: the iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo . The latest rumors include a 120Hz always-on display à la the Apple Watch (and like many Android phones have had for years), a smaller notch, bigger battery, and even a potential foldable iPhone variant . Rumors were circulating about Apple's 2021 phone lineup even before the last Apple event , which unveiled the iPhone 12 . And the leaks are only going to ramp up as we get closer to the next iPhone release date. Read on to find the latest rumors about the iPhone 13's price, design, specs and more. We'll update this story as new information becomes available. Read more: iPhone 13 vs. iPhone 12 … [Read more...] about iPhone 13’s juiciest rumors: Smaller notch, lidar and more leaks
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Motorola and Google on Thursday will formally announce details of the much-anticipated Moto X smartphone. The phone, which is the first product developed under the auspices of both Motorola and Google, is highly customizable and manufactured in America. Its launch will be accompanied by a massive $500 million ad campaign . Already the early media buzz has dubbed the phone as a potential iPhone killer and a strong competitor to Samsung's monstrously successful Galaxy line . But can the Moto X really revive Motorola's brand? Will consumers care enough about this phone? See also: 14 Google Tools You Didn't Know Existed Motorola's Tough Road Motorola is a company that helped definite the cellular phone as we know it. In the 1990s, the Motorola StarTAC was the phone for business professionals. In the early 2000s, Motorola cemented its place in history with the iconic Razr . The Razr was one of the most successful cell phones of all time and Motorola milked that cow … [Read more...] about Can the Moto X Make Motorola Relevant Again?
Apple has been served with a court order at the FBI's request, demanding that it assist the government agency with unlocking an iPhone 5C that was used by Syed Rizwan Farook. Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, killed 14 and injured 24 in an attack in San Bernardino, California on December 2, 2015. In response, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the FBI was demanding the equivalent of a backdoor and that complying with the FBI's demand would undermine the security of all iPhones. Whether you call it a "backdoor" or not, it's important to recognize that the ordered changes to the iPhone operating system would not circumvent the core of the iPhone's encryption. The court isn't asking Apple to defeat the encryption in any way. Nor does the court require Apple to create a vulnerability that would jeopardize the security of any other phone. Rather, it's asking Apple to do the one thing that Apple alone can do: use the iPhone's built-in method of installing firmware written by Apple. … [Read more...] about Encryption isn’t at stake, the FBI
2008: The Power of a One-Word Tweet One of the earliest examples of Twitter's ability to make change came when one young U.S. student secured his release after a wrongful arrest. On April 10, 2008, James Buck, a University of California, Berkeley grad student was photographing an anti-government protest in Mahalla, Egypt, when he was seized by the authorities. He managed to send a quick tweet -- "Arrested" -- which prompted his followers back home in the U.S. to contact not just the University and the American Embassy, but also media organizations, that were able to put pressure on the Egyptian authorities. The digital communique worked. On April 11, Buck sent another one-word tweet. It simply read: " Free ." 2008: A Platform to Share Major News When the Mars Phoenix found evidence of H2O on on the Red Planet in June 2008, it wasn't just the discovery that made headlines, it was also the way the organization choose to break the news. Rather than via an official … [Read more...] about 10 Moments on Twitter That Will Go Down in History