Pocketnow Daily: Apple March Event Date & Products LEAKED! (video)
On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the upcoming Apple event, the new OnePlus 9, the upcoming MWC 2021, and more.
mwc21 gsma
GSMA planning in-person MWC21 in Barcelona with a ton of protocols in place
Protocols proposed by GSMA for an in-person MWC21 include mandatory negative COVID-19 tests, contact tracing, infrastrucure upgrade, etc.
iPhone 9 / iPhone SE price, launch date
The coronavirus won’t stop the iPhone SE 2 from arriving in the first half of 2020
Ming-Chi Kuo believes that the new iPhone SE 2 will still launch in the first half of 2020 and that the device wont include a 7P camera lens
locked phones
US investigating AT&T and Verizon over eSIM, GSMA pauses its involvement
The GSMA has been working on a standard for embedded SIMs, which would allow users to switch carriers without the need to switch cards and would also get rid of carrier locking. Two carriers wanted to put the kibosh on that.
WHO purportedly increasing carcinogenic classification of wireless radiation this year
An investigation into the wireless industry’s campaign to squash scientific evidence of links between cell phone use and increased cancer risks is making waves.
Sony Xperia XZ Premium named best new smartphone at MWC 2017
Is it surprising to see the GSMA hand out the award for best new smartphone at MWC 2017 to the Sony Xperia XZ Premium? Not if you followed the trade show.