• LG Just Created a Button-Less Fingerprint Sensor That Hides Under a Display

    LG Just Created a Button-Less Fingerprint Sensor That Hides Under a Display

    ” Schiller was referencing the company’s trashcan-shaped Mac Pro computer, but we are using it in reference to LG’s new fingerprint sensor that lives underneath a phone’s display and can be read without the need for a dedicated button.Yes, your mind is wandering into the proper place – LG’s new fingerprint reader will hide just below the glass on your next phone’s display, potentially leading to even cleaner, buttonless smartphone designs.
  • Jim Wicks is the Latest Exec to Leave Motorola

    Jim Wicks is the Latest Exec to Leave Motorola

    This was the man at Motorola responsible for leading the company’s design, which means the RAZR and Moto 360 were all created under his watch (Ooh, pun!Jim Wicks was a big deal at Motorola and in the consumer electronics industry.
  • iPhone 7 Release May Shake Up Apple's Upgrade Cycle

    iPhone 7 Release May Shake Up Apple's Upgrade Cycle

    Losing the headphone jack will also help Apple make the iPhone 7 thinner and more resistant to water damage, claim the Journal's sources.For example, the 2008 iPhone 3G and 2009 iPhone 3GS were identical in appearance, as were the 2010 iPhone 4 and 2011 iPhone 4s, the 2012 iPhone 5 and 2013 iPhone 5s, and the 2014 iPhone 6 and 2015 iPhone 6s.
  • Report: Design Flaws, Not Battery, Caused Note 7 Explosions

    Report: Design Flaws, Not Battery, Caused Note 7 Explosions

    The report, published on Friday by quality assurance firm Instrumental, suggests that design flaws, not the Note 7's battery, are to blame.In a blog post, Instrumental engineers described that they found "intellectual tension between safety and pushing the boundaries" in a recent teardown of a Note 7.
  • Supreme Court Hands Samsung Patent Victory Over Apple

    Supreme Court Hands Samsung Patent Victory Over Apple

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday overruled an earlier court decision that would have required Samsung to pay Apple $399 million for damages related to smartphone patent infringement.The decision is a significant reversal of fortunes for Apple, which was initially awarded north of $1 billion, before seeing its damages eroded to $548 million and finally to just under $400 million with successive appeals by Samsung's lawyers.
  • MIT System Simplifies DIY Drone Building

    MIT System Simplifies DIY Drone Building

    A new system allows users to design, simulate, and build their own custom drone based on specific requirements including payload, cost, flight time, battery usage, and other factors.But CSAIL's program makes it easy for anyone, even without a computer-science background, to design a UAV.