Smartphones

UK 4G smartphone owners could be entitled to a £480 million payout

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:17am

Around 29million Britons could be entitled to a payout after being overcharged for their smartphones, if a landmark claimby consumer champion Which?

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  • Around 29million Britons could be entitled to a payout after being overcharged for their smartphones, if a landmark claimby consumer champion Which?
  • LONDON, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --According to Which?, consumers could be owed acollective 482.5 million in damages from multi billion-dollar tech giant Qualcomm.
  • believes Qualcomm has breached UK competition law by taking advantage of its dominance in the patent-licensing and chipset markets.
  • "We believe Qualcomm's practices are anticompetitive and have so far taken around 480 million from UK consumers' pockets this needs to stop.

LG's New webOS TV Strategy Signals Consolidation in TV Streaming Platforms, Says Strategy Analytics

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 4:39pm

LGs announcement that it is making its webOS TV platform available to other vendors is a clear sign that the consolidation phase in TV streaming platforms is well under way, according to Strategy Analytics .

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  • LGs announcement that it is making its webOS TV platform available to other vendors is a clear sign that the consolidation phase in TV streaming platforms is well under way, according to Strategy Analytics .
  • 1.3 billion connected TV devices are currently in use worldwide, according to Strategy Analytics recent research, and the leading six platforms account for less than half.
  • WebOS TV itself has a 7% share, behind Samsungs Tizen, but ahead of Sony PlayStation, Amazons Fire TV OS, Roku TV OS and Googles Android TV.
  • Today LG announced that more than twenty TV manufacturers have committed to webOS TV and others are expected to join in the future.

Global Mobile Edge Computing Market 2021: Increasing Adoption of Smart Devices Such as Smartphone & Tablets for Real Time Access is Driving Market Growth

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 4:00pm

The Global Mobile Edge Computing Market is anticipated to undergo significant growth by 2026 owing to increasing data traffic which is leading to the rising demand for mobile edge communication systems.

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  • The Global Mobile Edge Computing Market is anticipated to undergo significant growth by 2026 owing to increasing data traffic which is leading to the rising demand for mobile edge communication systems.
  • Increasing adoption of smart devices such as smartphone & tablets for real time access and social media access is another key factor driving the mobile edge computing market growth.
  • The Global Mobile Edge Computing Market is categorized based on component, application, organization size, technology, industry vertical and region.
  • Regionally, Asia Pacific is anticipated to register fastest growth in the Global Mobile Edge Computing Market.

GetInLine Solves the Modern Age Problem of Standing in Line

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:38pm

GetInLine LLC, has introduced a mobile app to solve the problem of standing in a physical line for good.

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  • GetInLine LLC, has introduced a mobile app to solve the problem of standing in a physical line for good.
  • The https://GetinLine.net app allows people to get in a Virtual Line and watch the progression of the line on their smart phone.
  • People who get in a virtual line can get an SMS alert when it's their turn, as well as an in-app alert so they can watch how the line is progressing.
  • With the app, a person can wait in the comfort of their car or do their errands while watching their position in line.

OPPO Flash Charges the Future at MWC Shanghai

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 12:30pm

SHANGHAI, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, smart device company OPPO hosted a flash charging partner conference at Mobile World Congress, Shanghai (MWCS).

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  • SHANGHAI, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, smart device company OPPO hosted a flash charging partner conference at Mobile World Congress, Shanghai (MWCS).
  • Numerous examples of cutting-edge charging products feature on OPPO's stand.The 125W flash charger cancharge a 4,000mAh phone battery to 100% in just 20 minutes.
  • The Smart Home of the Future shows how OPPO's IoT products can make our homes smarter and more connected than ever before.
  • OPPO, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., andEricsson recently completed successful tests of 5G millimeter wave technology with the Omni, achieving downlink speeds of 4.06Gbps.

LG Expands WebOS Smart TV Platform to TV Brand Partners

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 12:30pm

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ - LG Electronics (LG) announces the availability of its popular webOS TV platform ecosystem to other TV brand partners, disrupting the status quo in an industry known for its proprietary operating systems across different manufacturers.

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  • TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ - LG Electronics (LG) announces the availability of its popular webOS TV platform ecosystem to other TV brand partners, disrupting the status quo in an industry known for its proprietary operating systems across different manufacturers.
  • LG is now expanding its expertise beyond TV manufacturing to encompass webOS TV software platform development and adoption by other TV brands.
  • As an integral component of LG's preeminent home entertainment ecosystem, webOS has delivered exceptional ease of use for LG TV owners through its intuitive interface design since 2014.
  • With LG webOS TV, partners also get a diversity of content options including access to global streaming service apps such as Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and sports streaming service DAZN as well as LG Channels, the company's free premium content streaming service.

Global Fitness App Market Analysis Report 2021: Type; OS Platform; Device Type; Regions; Segment Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 12:24pm

The "Fitness App Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type; By OS Platform; By Device Type; By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Fitness App Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type; By OS Platform; By Device Type; By Regions; Segment Forecast, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global market for fitness app is fragmented based on type, OS platform, device type, and region.
  • Based on the OS platform, the global market for fitness app is further bifurcated into android, iOS, and windows.
  • North American region is dominating the global market for fitness app holding over one-third of the market share throughout the forecast period.

CEVA's MotionEngine™ Smart TV Software Comes to More Smart TV brands via LG webOS

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 12:00pm

"The point-and-click motion control capabilities enabled by CEVA's MotionEngine Smart TV software play an integral role in the popularity of webOS and LG Magic Remote.

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  • "The point-and-click motion control capabilities enabled by CEVA's MotionEngine Smart TV software play an integral role in the popularity of webOS and LG Magic Remote.
  • Introducing this intuitive UI to more webOS users via third party TV brands is key to our vision for the TV industry."
  • Under the expanded agreement, LG will license its acclaimed webOS smart TV platform, including the intuitive point-and-click cursor control functionality enabled by CEVA's MotionEngine Smart TV software, to third party TV brands adopting the webOS platform for their products.
  • LG has incorporated CEVA's Hillcrest Labs Freespace MotionEngine Smart TV software in more than 100 million TVs as part of webOS for more than a decade .

DGAP-News: UniDevice AG: Further increase in the gross margin in January 2021 and the course in February 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 10:02am

UniDevice AG publishes information on business development in January 2021:

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  • UniDevice AG publishes information on business development in January 2021:
    Schoenefeld, 02/24/2021 - UniDevice AG (ISIN: DE000A11QLU3) announces that it
    was able to continue expanding profitability in January 2021 and the course in February 2021 indicates a further increase in profitability.
  • The demand for AirPods was very high in January 2021 and so far in February 2021.
  • The gross margin could be increased significantly.
  • UniDevice AG (DE000A11QLU3) is an international B2B broker for communication and entertainment electronics with a focus on high-priced smartphones from leading manufacturers such as Apple and Samsung.

Nextscape to Launch New Bike Anti-theft Solution "AlterLock" on February 25, Allowing Cyclists to Get Peace of Mind

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 7:00am

Bicycle guard service fee w/ VAT: GBP3.49 / 3.99 euros monthly (GBP34.99 / 39.99 euros yearly)

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  • Bicycle guard service fee w/ VAT: GBP3.49 / 3.99 euros monthly (GBP34.99 / 39.99 euros yearly)
    When it detects a vibration, its alarm sounds, deterring theft and tampering, and notifying a user's smartphone.
  • AlterLock tracks a user's bike with advanced tracking capabilities.
  • Uses both GPS and Wi-Fi sensors to calculate its location accurately.
  • And it does not only send data to the user's smartphone through Bluetooth but also "Sigfox" network alone.