LG Licenses More Immersion Haptic Tech
Immersion today announced that LG has agreed to license more of its haptic feedback patents, expanding upon an existing partnership. The license covers simple forms of feedback, called Basic Haptics, which LG will use in its smartphones and other mobile devices. LG already licenses Immersion's TouchSense technology for its phones. Haptic feedback is the micro-vibration technology used by devices to let users know when they've activated certain buttons or features.
Aug 27, 2019
Sprint today launched 5G service in four new cities, and launched one new 5G phone: The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, available starting today. In New York City, 5G covers 1.7 million people, and parts of Manhattan from Central Park to the southern tip.
Jan 24, 2019
The trend of making phone designs simpler, smoother slabs took another step this week as two different phones were announced in China that have no external physical features other than the rear camera. They both eschew a USB port in favor of wireless charging and alternate data connections.
Feb 14, 2019
Google's newest version of Gboard — its keyboard-replacement app for iOS — adds physical feedback when typing. Apple's own iOS keyboard does not offer this popular feature.
Jul 22, 2019
The new Asus ROG Phone II builds on the basic design of the original but improves on it in almost every way, offering a larger screen, larger battery, improved software, and faster refresh and response times in every area. Designed for gaming, it includes an extra USB-C port as well as extra antennas and microphones to optimize performance in landscape orientation.
Dec 10, 2018
Qualcomm today said that a Chinese court has granted two preliminary injunctions against Apple subsidiaries. The ruling orders the subsidiaries to "immediately cease infringing upon two Qualcomm patents through the unlicensed importation, sale and offers for sale in China of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X."