Mobile

Micro USB and Apple combined connector

There are standard USB connectors and non-standard special custom connectors in different USB cables. On those special non-standard USB connectors, I have earlier covered Reversible USB connectors that make old USB connectors (like USB A and micro-USB) so that they can be plugged in both ways (like USB type C connector). One day when I

Mobile Trends 2020

I was planning to write some article on the mobile trends on this year based on news-feed from MWC 2020 mobile event, but MWC canceled because of Coronavirus COVID-19. And so some other events. Here are some trends: It seems that smart phones seem to have as much excitement when a new model is released.

MWC canceled because of Coronavirus COVID-19

I was planning to write some article on the mobile trends on this year based on news-feed from MWC 2020 mobile event. It seems that I have to change those plans because of this news that was just published: The GSMA, the organization behind MWC, the world’s largest mobile trade show, has announced that it

Biggest mobile app failures this week

This week there has been news on problems with high profile mobile apps for politics and aviation. Iowa has already won the worst IT rollout award of 2020: Rap for crap caucus app chaps in vote zap flap Untested tech, no training, last-minute rollout, buggy code – sound familiar? https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/04/iowa_caucus_software/ ‘We Feel Really Terrible,’ Says

Smartglasses shoot lasers directly into the retina

Cyberpunk 2020! Omg lasers directly into the retina! Lol! Whew. I think I’ll skip this one, but it is super rad. Check out this article: Bosch Gets Smartglasses Right With Tiny Eyeball Lasers A tiny laser array paints images directly onto your retina https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/consumer-electronics/gadgets/bosch-ar-smartglasses-tiny-eyeball-lasers “Lightweight and slim, with a completely transparent display that’s brightly visible

Cyber security of 5G networks

The EU’s cyber security agency ENISA has published “ENISA threat landscape for 5G Networks” report that draws an initial threat landscape and presents an overview of the challenges in the security of 5G networks. It presents 5G architecture, the identification of important assets, the assessment of threats affecting 5G, the identification of asset exposure and