Author Archives: Colin Moore

Purism launches Librem 5, a smartphone to protect privacy

Posted Sep 9, 2019 by Colin Moore. After years of developing a 100% free mobile OS, Purism is now shipping its new smartphones. As scandals explode on the questionable practices of GAFAM (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft) that often flirt with the limits of legality, and as users desire devices that are fully transparent and easy to understand, solutions are… Read more »

The Apple HomePod arrives in Japan on August 23

Posted Aug 17, 2019 by Colin Moore. Few electronic products today are to marketed worldwide simultaneously. Manufacturers prefer to take their time and launch their devices wave by wave. The Apple HomePod is no exception: it is coming soon to Japan. The deployment of Apple’s smart connected speaker, the HomePod, has been quite slow. Unlike the iPhone, iPad and other… Read more »

The latest beta of iOS 13 reveals the launch date of the iPhone 11

Posted Aug 16, 2019 by Colin Moore. Apple still sticks to its calendar of the past years: the new iPhone should be unveiled in September. But when exactly? The answer could have been given in the latest beta of iOS 13. According to the general opinion, Apple is expected to officially announce its new iPhone next September. But what day… Read more »

A collapsible iPhone and iPad by 2021?

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Posted Aug 10, 2019 by Colin Moore. After launches of the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X, foldable smartphones are expected to multiply in 2020. And Apple could decide to embark down this roud, without rushing as usual. Will we have a collapsible iPhone and iPad by 2021? Most smartphone and tablet manufacturers are currently working on… Read more »

Apple will sell Mophie’s multi-device wireless chargers

Posted Aug 10, 2019 by Colin Moore. Now that the fate of the Apple AirPower has finally been sealed and everyone knows it will not happen, the Cupertino company can go ahead with wireless chargers. It’s Mophie who wins out here. One of the key features of the Apple AirPower Wireless Charging Mat was being able to charge multiple devices… Read more »

The Samsung Galaxy Home is still relevant

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Posted Aug 9, 2019 by Colin Moore. The connected speakers are on the rise, and many manufacturers want their share of the cake. This is the case, of course, for Samsung as well – even if the South Korean giant has still not marketed its Galaxy Home. During the packed event, Samsung announced its new Galaxy Note 10 and Note… Read more »

Apple slams the use of VOIP in the background in iOS 13

Posted Aug 9, 2019 by Colin Moore. Apple remains very concerned about the protection of the personal data of its users. This involves explicit measures and others which are a little more technical, such as the one that interests us today concerning the use of VOIP in the background. Via a small modification in iOS 13, Apple has prevented VoIP… Read more »

Google engineers discover critical flaws in the iPhone

Posted Jul 31, 2019 by Colin Moore. Despite all the means deployed by the giants of tech to secure their devices, there are almost always flaws. Including on products like the iPhone. Researchers Natalie Silvanovich and Samuel GroƟ of the Google Project Zero have discovered six flaws in iOS. The researchers are members of Google’s bug-hunting program, which is often… Read more »

Apple’s Powerbeats Pro arrive in 20 new countries

Posted Jul 13, 2019 by Colin Moore. The Powerbeats Pro were announced by Apple last April. The headphones arrive today in twenty new countries. In April, Apple announced the Powerbeats Pro: an “active” alternative to the AirPods for users who are looking for a pair of more resistant headphones, especially for sports, and with a better quality of sound. If… Read more »

Water resistant AirPods are still be planned for 2019

Posted Jul 10, 2019 by Colin Moore. AirPods continue their life cycle. The second generation was born a few months ago and Apple is working on the next. This could happen before the end of the year and bring with it resistance to water. A few months ago, Apple launched the second generation of AirPods, with some improvements compared to… Read more »

New keyboards on the next MacBook

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Posted Jul 4, 2019 by Colin Moore. The very problematic Papillon keyboards have apparently been a bad enough experience for Apple to decide to switch to a new mechanism. For several years now, Apple has had problems with its keyboards called “butterfly” which have a proprietary mechanism. The Cupertino company, however, seems ready to move on. Finally a panacea? Inaugurated… Read more »

Apple starts selling diabetes monitoring kits in its store

Posted Jun 28, 2019 by Colin Moore. Apple has long been interested in monitoring diabetes and blood sugar. Today, the Apple brand is starting to sell diabetes monitoring kits in its store. Measuring your blood sugar is a very difficult and uncomfortable operation because you need to take a little blood. Several rumors suggested that Apple would work on a… Read more »

Smartphone sales: Big drop for Apple and Samsung in Europe and Huawei at the top

Posted Jun 17, 2019 by Colin Moore. Huawei is poised to become #1 in the smartphone market in Europe if the current trend continues. IDC has unveiled its latest smartphone sales numbers in Europe, giving insights into market developments. 53.5 million smartphones were sold in the first quarter of 2019, down from last year. The other interesting point is the… Read more »