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The iPhone at 15: How Apple’s phone became the center of life

The iPhone at 15: How Apple’s phone became the center of life

This story is part of Focus iPhone 2022CNET’s collection of news, tips and advice on Apple’s most popular product. What’s happening On June 29, 2007, the first iPhone went on sale. A decade and a half later, what defines the iPhone has shifted from pure design and hardware specifications to dozens of Apple-centric features and …

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Inventor of the world’s first mobile phone: Put your devices away

Inventor of the world’s first mobile phone: Put your devices away

The inventor of the world’s first mobile phone says he’s amazed at how much time people are now wasting on their devices telling users to “get a life”. Martin Cooper, 92, made the statement during an interview with “BBC breakfast‘ on Thursday, while replying to a co-host who claimed she was spending more than five …

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How the cell phone is at the center of security technology for companies (readers’ forum)

How the cell phone is at the center of security technology for companies (readers’ forum)

IHS Market estimates that around 120,000,000 mobile credentials will be downloaded by 2023. Businesses are moving away from traditional access control methods like key cards and investing in mobile-first technology. Why is mobile-first technology becoming increasingly popular in security? Read on as we discuss some of the key applications of mobile-first technologies in security, as …

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Samsung is going tough on mobile workers with the XCover6 Pro rugged phone

Samsung is going tough on mobile workers with the XCover6 Pro rugged phone

Following the now usual spate of online leaks, Samsung has officially pulled back the curtain on a new rugged phone aimed at business users. Designed for reliability and flexibility in the field, the Galaxy XCover6 Pro features a user-replaceable battery, the ability to act as a mini PC, and 4K video recording capabilities. Designed for …

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Why the Nothing Phone is the first serious threat to iPhone

Why the Nothing Phone is the first serious threat to iPhone

When Apple founder Steve Jobs died in 2011, a piece of the soul of the tech industry died with him. While his successor, Tim Cook, has admittedly made the company significantly more profitable, gone are the days when Apple’s spirit of innovation periodically rocked popular culture. Ever since then everything has been a bit boring. …

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Three charged with selling  million in pirated phone system software

Three charged with selling $88 million in pirated phone system software

Three people have been charged with selling more than $88 million in stolen Avaya Direct International software licenses affecting a phone system product called IP Office, which is used by thousands of businesses worldwide. The FBI conducted the investigation, which led to charges of federal wire fraud and money laundering. 3 Charged with Avaya piracy …

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iPhone users can now switch to any Android 12 phone with Google’s Switch to Android iOS app

iPhone users can now switch to any Android 12 phone with Google’s Switch to Android iOS app

Google today announced that support for its Switch to Android app on iOS is rolling out to all Android 12 phones, meaning iPhone users can now use the app’s transfer capabilities to switch to any device that supports Android 12 supported. Previously, the Switch to Android app for the “iPhone” was limited to Google’s own …

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The Nothing phone (1) is powered by the Snapdragon 778G+, black colorway revealed

The Nothing phone (1) is powered by the Snapdragon 778G+, black colorway revealed

what you need to know With the launch just around the corner, the chipset of the Noting phone (1) has been confirmed by Carl Pei. According to Pei, the phone (1) is powered by the Snapdragon 778G+. Pei suggests in a recent tweet that the mid-range chipset is the “most balanced choice.” A black colorway …

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