Production of Apple’s A11 processor begins

Production of Apple’s A11 processor begins
Production of one of the key components of Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 has begun, a new report has stated.According to Digitimes, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) now has the A11 processor on its production lines.Issues involving stacking components had led to the work being put back from April, contributing to speculation that the launch of the iPhone 8 could in turn be delayed.However, it…

Land Rover moves into smartphone sector

Land Rover moves into smartphone sector
Land Rover has revealed it is moving into the smartphone market in partnership with consumer electronics specialist Bullitt Group.A new range of devices and peripherals will be designed to boast both durability and elegance, so they serve as an "active lifestyle partner" for those who enjoy taking on new challenges.Land Rover and Bullitt Group will unveil their portfolio early next year and promise that it…

Apple and Ericsson patent dispute settled

Apple and Ericsson patent dispute settled
A patent dispute between Ericsson and Apple, which began in January, has now come to an end. The two companies have been embroiled in a legal dispute around Ericsson's patents, but have now come to an agreement that will see Apple pay Ericsson royalties for the next seven years.It's unclear exactly how much the deal, which includes a one-off lump sum from Apple, will net…

Pressure-sensitive touchscreens tipped for 2016 top feature

Pressure-sensitive touchscreens tipped for 2016 top feature
Every year seems to bring a new smartphone trend. If you're wondering what will be all the rage in 2016, then you need look no further, as pressure-sensitive touchscreens are tipped to be the next big thing. This is according to component analysts IHS, which claims that almost a quarter of all high and mid-range phones shipped next year will feature this technology. That's exciting news…