Mobile News - April 2016

Mobile News - April 2016

29 Apr 2016

Rumor has it the next model of Apple Watch will include cellular access. Microsoft is poised to successfully unify Windows 10 across all applicable devices. Apple has recently revealed that, on average, users unlock their iPhones eighty times per day. Welcome to a summary of the latest news rocking the mobile devices’ world.

Apple Watch New Model

Rumor has it the next model of Apple Watch will include cellular access, which means the device will still be usable if the phone is left at home, enabling the user to run apps and receive updates anywhere at any time. No official confirmation has been issued as yet, but Apple has recently mandated that all Watch apps must be native, widely believed to be the first step towards introducing this new technology.

Windows 10 Mobile Preview

Microsoft is poised to successfully unify Windows 10 across all applicable devices, which in essence will enable your PC to act like a phone. A new app known as “Messaging Everywhere” allows you to send and receive cellular text messages from a Windows 10 PC. SMS messages will now be able to be sent and received without the need of a phone.

How Many Times a Day Are Apple iPhones Unlocked?

Apple has recently revealed that, on average, users unlock their iPhones eighty times per day. Around 89% of iPhone users unlock their machines via fingerprint or a multi-digit numerical password. The statistic reveals an increased use of security measures and is encouraging to all those who regard their iPhone’s security as a top priority.

Android N and Virtual Reality

The next installment of Android will allow users to access new virtual reality capabilities. References to “VR Listener” and “VR Helper” adds appear in the second Android N Developer Preview. It is unclear how these apps will function at this stage, although one suggestion is that VR apps will be able to disable the auto-lock mechanism to prevent the device from automatically switching off.

EE Set to Net 95% UK 4G Coverage by 2020

EE has set itself a target of bringing 4G network coverage to 95% of the UK market by 2020. In addition, it expects to have moved all its customer service call centers to sites in the UK and Ireland by the end of 2016. The move has been taken as a response to criticism over poor customer service results in 2015.

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