Report: Biometric tech on smartphones is rising | The Connect opens 2nd Pa. store | Why bezels continue to shrink
September 21, 2017
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Forging new frontiers at Wireless Repair EXPO 2017
Forging new frontiers at Wireless Repair EXPO 2017
The wireless community came together last week for Wireless Repair EXPO at the inaugural Mobile World Congress event in San Francisco. If you didn't get a chance to attend, check out our pics!
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Report: Biometric tech on smartphones is rising
Facial-recognition technology on the latest iPhone is only the latest step in biometrics on mobile devices, and despite some concerns over privacy, more of the technology is on the way. According to research by Acuity Market Intelligence, nearly two-thirds of new smartphones this year will have biometric capability.
eMarketer (9/14) 
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The Connect opens 2nd Pa. store
The Connect has opened a store in Elizabethtown, Pa. The Connect offers repairs for smartphones and other devices and sells electronics at the new location and at its store in Lebanon, Pa.
LancasterOnline (Pa.) (9/21) 
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Why bezels continue to shrink
Shrinking smartphone bezels show that manufacturers are running out of ways to transform phone designs, says Mark Rolston, co-founder of argodesign. Smaller bezels allow more room for photo and video content when screen space is at a premium.
Wired online (9/15) 
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Galaxy Note8 hits retail shelves
Galaxy Note8 hits retail shelves
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Samsung's Galaxy Note8 has hit retail shelves in stores in the US, UK and South Korea. The Note8 is available through Samsung, Target, Walmart and Best Buy for about $930.
CNET (9/15) 
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Moto X4 to be first Google Android One phone in US
Google's Android One program will come to the US via Motorola's new Moto X4 as part of Google's Project Fi service. The X4 will thus become the first non-Google device on the network, which is now exclusive to Google's Pixel and Nexus phones.
Mashable (9/20) 
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Small businesses flock to social media for marketing
A quarter of small businesses are assigning a high priority to marketing this year with an emphasis on social media, according to research by G2 Crowd. Facebook is the most popular platform with 80% of those surveyed marketing there, while about half of respondents are turning to Twitter.
eMarketer (9/20) 
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5 podcasts to help you grow as a business owner
Podcasts can be a good way to stay knowledgeable about developments in the business world, and this article singles out five podcasts that may help.
Business News Daily (9/19) 
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Wireless Repair Events
Big News ... 2018 WRE schedule coming soon!
Big News ... 2018 WRE schedule coming soon!
More cities, more networking, more opportunities. We are returning to some of your favorite cities, exploring new ones, and bringing wireless repair to all of America. Stay tuned for the schedule announcement!
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