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Foxconn is reportedly preparing to supply Apple with sapphire displays

Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics manufacturing giant that’s responsible for assembling the vast majority of Apple’s iPhones and iPads, has reportedly reached an agreement with Apple to build a new factory on a 300-acre plot of land adjacent to the company’s iPhone 6 assembly plant in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou,
Xiaomi claims it will surpass Samsung and Apple within a decade

Just a few weeks after Xiaomi surpassed Huawei and LG to become the world’s third-largest smartphone manufacturer, the founder and CEO of the Chinese electronics giant, Leo Jun, has predicted that, within a decade, his company will overtake Samsung and Apple to become the single largest smartphone manufacturer in the
Over 90% of people over 6 will have a mobile phone by 2020

The mobile revolution is moving forward at max speed, according to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, which predicts that around 90% of the world’s population over the age of six will have at least one mobile phone by the year 2020. Furthermore, smartphone subscriptions are expected to reach 6.1 billion
Samsung promises its first flexible device by the end of 2015

Samsung has already released a few devices with curved displays, but we’re still waiting for the South Korean electronics giant to produce a smartphone that’s actually bendable. According to Ubergizmo, however, that’s exactly what Samsung plans to do next year. Even more exciting is the fact that the device will
Samsung strikes a deal with Apple to produce 80% of its A-series chips

A new rumor has sprouted that suggests that Apple has struck a major agreement with its chief rival in the mobile market, Samsung, in which the South Korean electronics giant will produce the vast majority of the A-series processors that Apple uses for its iPhones and iPads starting in 2016,
Proximity is Samsung’s answer to Apple’s iBeacon

Samsung launched Proximity yesterday, a technology that delivers content directly to people’s smartphones based on their location. This is the South Korean technology giant’s answer to iBeacon, the location-based content delivery system that Apple released last year, which the company claimed simplify payments and offers for retailers. According to ZDNet,
Samsung’s virtual reality headset is launching next month

At the Samsung Developer Conference that was held in San Francisco earlier today, Samsung introduced the Gear VR Innovator Edition, which is essentially a developer edition of the South Korean company’s virtual reality headset for public consumption. The Oculus-powered headset is launching as a United States exclusive in early December,
AT&T abandons its plans to offer in-flight Wi-Fi

Back in April, AT&T announced its plans to partner up with Honeywell in order to deliver in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity to passengers using its 4G LTE network, which the American company hoped would launch sometime in 2015. The service would’ve directly competed with providers such as Gogo, which controls most of
Apple makes a plethora of huge announcements at its iPad launch event

Apple’s much-anticipated launch event went live in Cupertino on Thursday, with a plethora of announcements that will undoubtedly leave Apple fans drooling. At the event, Apple unveiled the iPad Air 2, the iPad Mini 3, a new 5K 27-inch iMac, an upgraded Mac Mini, and officially launched OSX Yosemite, which
The DOT is looking to ban in-flight cell phone calls

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) doesn’t have a problem with travelers making cell phone calls while riding on an airplane, but apparently the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) does. The DOT is looking to ban in-flight cell phone calls, not due to any kind of safety concerns, but because