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Trump’s new FCC chairman believes that manufacturers should enable the FM chips in smartphones

The Trump administration’s new chairman believes that smartphone manufacturers should enable the FM radio in the devices. Recode reports that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai believes that access to FM radios inside of smartphones is a public safety issue. Pai notes that enabling the radio would be better for public safety as internet/cell phone service isn’t…

You can now use Apple Pay to pay for fuel through Jaguar’s in-app infotainment system

Earlier, carmaker Jaguar announced that they have a series of vehicles that will be supportive of an in-car cashless payment app to pay for fuel. According to the announcement, drivers of these vehicles may turn to the use of Apple Pay when they refuel at participating Shell stations. Through this cashless payment option, drivers no longer need to use a…

KGI: iPhone 8 to feature a 5.15-inch main screen with virtual buttons, entire display will be 5.8-inch

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says the upcoming 2017 iPhone will feature a 5.8-inch screen, with a 5.15-inch main screen with virtual buttons. As previously rumors suggest, the entire front of the phone will be glass overall. Meaning that all bezels will be removed, and the Touch ID and Home button, front facing camera, and speakers will need to…

Apple to fight against ‘right to repair’ legislation after successfully lobbying against it in the past

Apple is fighting the ‘right to repair’ legislation that allows consumers to crack open their devices and repair them with OEM parts. Motherboard reports that Nebraska will have a hearing next month with Apple formally opposing the bill. According to the source, an Apple representative, staffer, or lobbyist will testify against the bill at a hearing in…

Report: Apple is negotiating with Chinese supplier BOE for flexible displays for the next generation iPhone

Ahead of the iPhone launch this fall, Bloomberg reports that Apple is currently in talks with Chinese supplier BOE Technology for flexible displays for the next generation iPhone. BOE would be the first display manufacturer outside of Japan and South Korea to supply displays for an iPhone, and they’re also working on a flexible AMOLED display. The…