IPhone X screens reportedly perform poorly in low temperatures | Apple to enter smart glasses business | Analysis: Android updates lag
November 16, 2017
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IPhone X screens reportedly perform poorly in low temperatures
IPhone X screens reportedly perform poorly in low temperatures
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Some users have found that Apple's iPhone X becomes unresponsive when the device experiences a rapid change to low temperatures. Users say, however, that locking and unlocking the screen fixes the problem.
ZDNet (11/10) 
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Apple to enter smart glasses business
Apple to enter smart glasses business
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Apple is working on standalone smart glasses that will use rOS, an operating system derived from iOS, Mike Elgan writes. Although smart glasses by DAQRI, Olympus and other companies are already available, none are yet ready for widespread adoption, he adds.
Computerworld (11/11) 
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Analysis: Android updates lag
As Android's user base has doubled in the past three years, the proportion of devices whose software is out of date has only grown, according to an analysis by hardware engineer Dan Luu. More than 1 billion Android devices are more than 2 years out of date, Luu says, and it appears the adoption of new Android updates is slowing.
ZDNet (11/14) 
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Tenn. uBreakiFix store opens
A uBreakiFix store has opened in Powell, Tenn., becoming the second franchise location in the Knoxville area. Owner-operators Chance Barnett and Chris O'Beirne plan to open six more locations in eastern Tennessee.
GlobeNewswire/News Release (11/13) 
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Study: Consumers consistently replace phones
Close to two-thirds of consumers choose to replace their phones every two years, per a Deloitte study, indicating that the mobile phone industry will continue to be a strong performer. Smartphone penetration reached 82% in 2017, with highest penetration among the 18-to-24 age group.
MediaPost Communications (11/16) 
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Winning at Retail
How to ramp up your marketing for a successful holiday season
Low unemployment and the overall state of the economy could make this a strong holiday shopping season, writes Steve Olenski. He shares six marketing ideas for getting ready, including creating holiday-specific content and offering promotions.
Forbes (11/14) 
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5 tips for success on Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday, is approaching. Steve Nicastro offers pointers on how to take advantage, beginning with using online channels to spread the word and planning promotions for the event.
NerdWallet (11/13) 
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Big News ... 2018 WRE schedule coming soon!
Big News ... 2018 WRE schedule coming soon!
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SmartBrief on Wireless Repair will not publish Nov. 23
In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday in the US, SmartBrief on Wireless Repair will be published Wednesday, Nov. 22, instead of Thursday, Nov. 23.
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