Apple on Thursday addressed mounting criticism over the revelation that it slows down iPhones with aging batteries to prevent performance issues. In addition to apologizing, the company has also lowered the price of out-of-warranty battery replacements to $29, and will issue a software update in early 2018 to let users find out more information about the health of their device’s battery.
CBT gives you our first impressions of the Google Pixel 2 XL. Find out how this maybe the best of 2017.
With the admission from Apple deliberately CPU throttling on iPhones with degraded batteries, we have come up with 4 different ways to check your iOS device’s battery status and capacity. We’ll go over these different methods, going from the most simple to the most comprehensive.
Apple has acknowledged what many iPhone owners long suspected: It has slowed older phones.
The tech giant issued a rare statement of explanation saying that it has used software updates to limit the performance of older iPhones that may have battery issues that would cause them to turn off suddenly.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation, a national organization with the mission to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives, Just announced accessibility-related programming and exhibits at CES® 2018. Owned and produced by CTA, CES is the global stage for innovation and will take place January 9-12 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Vuzix, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, is pleased to announce that the Company has delivered vastly enhanced vision or “new” sight to a Pennsylvania-area high school student via its Vuzix’ M300 Smart Glasses.
A British Columbia engineering science professor has developed a high-resolution scanner that he says will revolutionize how eye diseases are diagnosed to prevent vision loss.
Lyft is making it easier for anyone and everyone to grab a ride, and that includes People with visual impairments. Recently, the ridesharing giant announced a new partnership with Aira, an assistive community focused on those who are blind or have impaired vision. Together, the two teams are looking to make transportation more accessible to all.
When Matt King first got on Facebook eight years ago, the blind engineer had to weigh whether it was worth spending an entire Saturday morning checking whether a friend of his was actually in his friend list. Such were the tools at the time for the visually impaired – almost nonexistent.
Today, thanks to text-to-audio software, it just takes a few seconds for him to accomplish the same task. And because of a new face recognition service the social network is rolling out, he can now learn which friends are in photos, even those who haven’t been tagged by another user.
The world’s first wearable tech nail that doubles up as a phone has been unveiled by mobile operator O2, claiming to let users literally “talk to the hand”.