Subscribe to:

Subscribe to :: TheGuruReview.net ::

Mobile

Banner

Wireless Performance Still Not So Great In Big Cities Of LA, NYC

March 23, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Wireless Performance Still Not So Great In Big Cities Of LA, NYC

The two biggest cities in the U.S. — New York City and Los Angeles –still fall below many smaller U.S. cities in overall wireless performance, according to millions of field tests performed by RootMetrics in the second half of 2016. The New York metro area, with 18 million people, ranked just 66th in the latest round of tests of the nation’s largest 125 metro areas. Meanwhile, L.A., with 12.1 million people, ranked 49th. In testing done by RootMetrics in the first half of last... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Apple’s New Video App Clips Challenges Facebook, Snapchat

March 23, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Apple’s New Video App Clips Challenges Facebook, Snapchat

With the release of a new video app called Clips, Apple Inc continues its move towards fully engaging in the messaging world, where its huge base of iPhone users could help it compete with Snap Inc’s Snapchat and Facebook Inc’s Messenger. Clips, which will hit Apple’s App Store in April, lets customers take videos and add animated captions and titles, complete with colorful emoji symbols. The app also makes it possible to stitch together multiple video clips and add speech bubbles... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

BlackBerry’s Secusmart To Roll Out Updated SecSuite Smartphone Product

March 21, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
BlackBerry’s Secusmart To Roll Out Updated SecSuite Smartphone Product

Secusmart, a BlackBerry subsidiary, plans to introduce a version of its SecuSuite security software that will be compatible with Samsung Electronics’ Knox platform later this year. That means that organizations looking for smartphones offering government-grade security will be able to buy the Samsung Galaxy S7 or, soon, the S8 rather than the now-discontinued BlackBerry OS smartphones. In addition to encrypting communications and data stored on the device, the new SecuSuite also secures voice... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

New FCC Chairman Pledges Faster Response On New Technologies

March 17, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
New FCC Chairman Pledges Faster Response On New Technologies

U.S. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has pledged his agency will implement quicker response times regarding new technology proposals, a move that might influence the direction of 5G development around the world. Pai was appointed by President Donald Trump in January. In his first major policy address on Wednesday, Pai directed Federal Communications Commission staff to follow a little-known section of U.S. communications law that says the agency should decide within a year whether a new technology or service... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

McDonald’s Finally To Begin Testing Mobile Ordering App

March 16, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
McDonald’s Finally To Begin Testing Mobile Ordering App

McDonald’s Corp this month will finally start testing its long-awaited U.S. mobile ordering app with the goal of avoiding the kinds of service issues that have impacted digital debuts by companies such as Starbucks Corp. Digital ordering has been challenging for many restaurant chains and their customers. Domino’s Pizza Inc, now the industry leader, took years to perfect it. Starbucks’ technology took far less time, but in January the chain said mobile orders poured in faster... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Microsoft Gives Cortana For iOS A Facelift

March 15, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Microsoft Gives Cortana For iOS A Facelift

Microsoft gave its Cortana app for iOS a makeover, replacing its old black and blue aesthetic with a new look that puts the assistant’s key features at users’ fingertips. The app now features Quick Actions, so that users can tap a couple of buttons and get Cortana to create an alarm, set a reminder, or tell them a joke. That means users can get at key features without having to talk or type queries, and it also gives them a framework for what they can do with the app, without them having to discover... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Apple Tied With Samsung For Top Smartphone Ranking

March 14, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Apple Tied With Samsung For Top Smartphone Ranking

The iPhone 6 has sold so well that Apple caught up to and tied Samsung for the top position in the smartphone market in the fourth quarter, closing the gap with its South Korean competitor. Both Apple and Samsung shipped 74.5 million smartphones during the period, each claiming close to 20 percent share of the market, research firm Strategy Analytics said Wednesday. It’s a big change from a year ago, when Apple’s iPhone 5s only helped the company gain a 17.6 percent share of the market,... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

FCC Says It Will Investigate AT&T Mobile’s 911 Call Issue

March 10, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
FCC Says It Will Investigate AT&T Mobile’s 911 Call Issue

AT&T’s mobile subscribers in some states were not able to place 911 emergency calls late Wednesday, leading to complaints from police departments and emergency agencies in various parts of the country. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wrote on Twitter that his agency was receiving reports of widespread AT&T 911 call outages and its public safety staff was investigating. Pai tweeted about an hour later that AT&T had reported to him that 911 service was restored. “The... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Google Play Removes 132 Android Apps Containing Malware

March 3, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Google Play Removes 132 Android Apps Containing Malware

More than 130 Android apps on the Google Play store have been found to contain malicious coding, possibly linked to infected PCs the developers were using, according to security researchers. The 132 apps were found generating hidden iframes, or an HTML document embedded inside a webpage, linking to two domains that have hosted malware, according to security firm Palo Alto Networks. Google has already removed the apps from its Play store. But what’s interesting is the developers behind the apps... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Is LG Preparing To Battle Samsung?

March 1, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Is LG Preparing To Battle Samsung?

Samsung and LG are going pretty much head to head as they launch their flagship phones at roughly the same time LG is going to introduce G6 in Barcelona, Spain on the 26 February and start selling on the 10 March. Presale for G6 will take place from the 2-9 March. Samsung is going to introduce the Galaxy S8 in New York on the 29 March and launch it on 21 April. Presale for Galaxy S8 has not been figured out yet. LG gets 42 days march on Samsung and this is the first time when LG has beaten Samsung... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Lenovo, Amazon Team Up To Add Alexa To Motorola Smartphones

February 28, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Lenovo, Amazon Team Up To Add Alexa To Motorola  Smartphones

Lenovo has teamed up with Amazon to add the Alexa voice assistant to a range of Motorola smartphones, and in the process, looking to depose Google’s voice assistant technology. The partners will first focus on developing an Alexa “Mod,” a block that will attach to a Moto Z modular handset. The companies will then integrate Alexa directly into a variety of Moto handsets and devices, Lenovo said during a press conference in Barcelona on Sunday. The Moto Z is much like Google’s... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Nokia Goes Retro, Brings Back 3310 Model Mobile Phone

February 28, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Nokia Goes Retro, Brings Back 3310 Model Mobile Phone

Nokia’s newly revitalized phone business took a walk down memory lane on Sunday, re-introducing a brightly colored version of the classic 3310 talk and text phone, the world’s most popular device in the year 2000. The new model has bigger screens and is priced at just 49 euros ($52). Its 22 hours of talk time and up to one month of standby time potentially heighten the phone’s appeal as a backup for smartphone users. Analysts hailed the 3310 launch as a smart retro gambit, but... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Verizon Bringing 5G To 11 U.S. Cities

February 24, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Verizon Bringing 5G To 11 U.S. Cities

Verizon Communications Inc has announced that it would begin offering its high-speed wireless 5G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017. Verizon will begin pilot testing 5G “pre-commercial services” in cities, including Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Miami, Seattle and Washington, D.C. The company had said last July that it laid out plans to conduct trials for its 5G network this year. New 5G networks are expected to provide speeds at least 10 times... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

New Qualcomm, Intel Modems Boasts LTE Speeds Greater Than 1Gbps

February 23, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
New Qualcomm, Intel Modems Boasts LTE Speeds Greater Than 1Gbps

With every new generation of smartphone, LTE connections gain more speed. That’s because the devices have faster modems that can transfer data at previously unheard of download speeds. The top modem providers are Intel and Qualcomm, whose cellular chips are used in the iPhone. Both have announced modems that will push LTE connections to speeds well over those of regular home internet connections. Qualcomm unveiled the X20 LTE chipset, which can transfer data at speeds of up to 1.2Gbps. Intel... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Apple Finally Overtakes Samsung In Smartphones Sales

February 16, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Apple Finally Overtakes Samsung In Smartphones Sales

Apple has outpaced Samsung Electronics in smartphone sales for the first time in two years, but that victory might just be short-lived. Samsung sold 76.8 million smartphones in the fourth quarter, giving it a market share of 17.8 percent, but it was just beaten by Apple, which sold 77 million iPhones for a 17.9 percent share, according to figures from market research firm Gartner. The fourth quarter is usually a strong one for Apple, boosted by holiday sales of the new generation of iPhones it... 

Read More Leave a Comment (0)

Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_pagenavi() in /home3/ab4423/public_html/wp-content/themes/the_gurureview/page.php on line 77