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New license deal reached by Apple and Ericsson ends a patent feud that started in 2015

New license deal reached by Apple and Ericsson ends a patent feud that started in 2015

Apple and Ericsson are ending a years-long patent feud beginning with a new license deal between the two companies. According to a new report from Reuters, Ericsson announced it had reached a global patent license agreement with Apple which includes “global cross-licenses for patented cellular standard-essential technologies.” The new licensing agreement comes after years of legal patent disputes between Apple and Ericsson. Back in...

Starting Monday, December 15th, Assistant and Google Pay will not pay for your gas or parking spot

Android users have been employing Google Wallet to make quick payments at the point-of-sale (POS) terminals found inside retail stores. The only thing you have to do is tap the back of your Android phone against the POS terminal and verify your identity with the fingerprint sensor; after the satisfying “ding” is heard, you’re good to go. Google collects a small portion of the...

Budget marvel Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022 tumbles to its lowest price

Samsung’s grossly underrated Galaxy Tab S6 Lite tablet which was released in May this year is a staggering 39 percent off right now. The Galaxy Tab S6 Lite 2022 is an affordable tablet powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset. It sports a 10.4 inches LCD screen with a resolution of 1200 x 2000 pixels and has two stereo speakers which deliver loud audio. It packs...

Apple, Ericsson kiss and make up while signing a new licensing deal

Reuters reports that Apple and Ericsson have agreed to settle a patent battle between the two which started in 2015 when both companies sued each other claiming that they each had patents infringed on by the other. Also part of the legal issues were disagreements that both sides had relating to licensing their 2G, 3G, and 4G technologies. Both companies buried the hatchet and...

Samsung Galaxy A54 5G and F04s spotted on Geekbench

Samsung Galaxy A54 5G and F04s spotted on Geekbench

Two of Samsung’s upcoming smartphones have been spotted in the Geekbench online database today, which most likely means they’re due to become official very soon. The handsets in question are the Galaxy A54 5G and the Galaxy F04s. The former will be the newest member in Samsung’s best-selling range, the A5x, while the latter is probably a Flipkart-exclusive device. The Galaxy A54 5G prototype...

Chrome Gets Passkey Support for Easier, Safer, Phishing-Proof Logon

Chrome now can take advantage of new passkey technology developed by Google, Apple and Microsoft as a way to fix the logon shortcomings of passwords. Passkeys, which arrived in iOS 16 and MacOS Ventura in recent weeks, most often use a biometric check on your phone or laptop to authenticate your access to an app or website. With Passkeys now available in Chrome, Google’s...

AT&T Offers Up to $1,000 Off New iPhone, Galaxy Upgrades Ahead of the Holidays

If you’re on AT&T and have been debating getting a new iPhone or Samsung Galaxy phone this holiday season, you may find yourself with a better deal now even though we’re well past Black Friday. The carrier has upped its promotion for new and upgrading users from $800 off a new Apple or Samsung device to up to $1,000 off, so long as you’re...

E ink tablets: Do devices like the Kindle Scribe stand a chance? Why theу will never replace your iPad

By this time most tech enthusiasts will have seen the countless Kindle Scribe reviews online. The device is Amazon’s first plus-sized eReader since the, by now ancient, Kindle DX. But before we take a deeper look at the Scribe, it should be noted (you see what I did there) that the latter is hardly the first of its kind. Amazon has this time taken...

Disney+ ad-supported plan is currently unavailable on Roku devices

On Thursday, Disney+ launched its first-ever ad-supported plan, “Disney+ Basic,” in the U.S. at $7.99 per month, which is the same price as the previous ad-free plan before Disney raised the price to $10.99/month. However, Roku users wanting to switch to the new plan are out of luck — at least for now. According to Disney Plus’s support website, the ad-supported tier is “not currently...

Huawei launches Watch Buds, Kids Watch 5X series and Watch GT 3 Pro Collector’s Edition smartwatches

Huawei launches Watch Buds, Kids Watch 5X series and Watch GT 3 Pro Collector’s Edition smartwatches

Huawei introduced several new smartwatches at its event in China earlier today and we’ve got the details on all four new wearables. Huawei Watch Buds is a 2-in-1 device that works as your regular smartwatch but with a screen that opens up to reveal a pair of TWS earbuds. The watch brings a 1.43-inch AMOLED screen with a 466x466px resolution. The casing is made...