Yann Rousse

56 Flips | 4 Magazines | 5 Following | 12 Followers | @YRousse | Tech-Enthusiast. Telecom Industry professional. Favorite topics: TelCos and Digital Hyperlocal Ecosystems.

The Apple iOS 9 Review

2015 has been a pretty big year for Apple as a company. Product launches this year included the Apple Watch, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the iPad Mini …

Initial Thoughts on iPad Pro

<i>"The iPad is the clearest expression of our vision of the future of personal computing."</i> - Tim CookThe above statement by Apple's CEO is - by far - …

Nano Satellites Work with Ground Sensors to Offer New Eye on Disaster Relief and Agriculture - MIT Technology Review

Anthony Previte, CEO of the space company Terran Orbital, was set on the path to his company’s latest project by a nurse he encountered amid the …

FBI official: Companies should help us ‘prevent encryption above all else’

The debate over encryption erupted on Capitol Hill again Wednesday, with an FBI official testifying that law enforcement's challenge is working with tech companies "to build technological solutions to prevent encryption above all else."<p>At first glance the comment from Michael B. Steinbach, …

Sunset

After a lot of thought and consultation with our board, I’ve decided to shut down Secret.<p>This has been the hardest decision of my life and one that …

Investing

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Best Apple analyst posts AAPL Q1-Q2 estimates: Macs shine, iPads disappoint, iPhone has peaked, 3.8M Watches

KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo, one of the few analysts we feel credible, has his Apple numbers ready for Q1 2015. The analyst projects iPhone, iPad, and Mac shipments to be 58.2 million, 10.1 million, and 4.5 million respectively. He also estimates that Apple Watch shipments are currently at 631,000 units.<p>Kuo …

A Glimpse at Flipboard for Apple Watch

Everyone’s been talking about the Apple Watch. What a beautiful piece of technology! Flipboard for Apple Watch is ready and will be available when the wearable device starts to ship tomorrow. Here’s a peek of what we have in store:<p>On the Apple Watch, Flipboard will show you your top 10 stories …

LTE Paves the Way for the 5G Revolution

Håkan Andersson, head of 5G product strategy of the Radio Business Unit at Ericsson, discusses the role of LTE, the US and other industry verticals …

Manhattan district attorney grabs attention saying iPhone will become 'device of choice' for terrorists

In a weekend conversation on radio station WNYM/970 AM, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. called the iPhone "the terrorists' communication …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Inside Apple's future iPhone camera

I've got an iPhone 6 Plus, and there's no getting around an obvious fact: The camera is pretty great.<p>I'm also hearing that the camera on the Samsung …

Mobile Photography

The Watch

Before its launch, I said that the Apple Watch would be as much a watch as the iPhone is a phone. Recall that when the iPhone was launched it was …

The truth behind The Guardian’s negative Apple Watch story

Apple Watch is bringing people to their keyboards in droves, writing opinions and asking questions about Apple’s newest device. That’s a great …

Apple Watch

The CIA Campaign to Steal Apple’s Secrets

<b>RESEARCHERS WORKING</b> with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple’s iPhones and …

Thunderbolted: USB-C is our new connection overlord. Get used to it.

When news of a new Mac notebook leaked two months ago, one of the aspects that seemed most absurd was the omission of multiple ports. Instead, there …

The Apple Watch: Dressing the Naked Wrist

Last July, I wrote this post called “The Naked Wrist”. What we have been thinking through for some time related to smartwatches is whether there is a …

Neurio turns your house into a smart home with just one sensor - The Gadgeteer

If the thoughts of turning your “dumb” home into a smart home sounds appealing but also too expensive and too daunting, consider Neurio. Instead of …

Popular torrent client can steal your CPU cycles to mine bitcoins

If you recently installed or updated uTorrent on your PC, you may have have picked up an unwanted passenger: a bitcoin miner called Epic Scale. If you don't pay attention, that piece of code can be inadvertently installed with the latest uTorrent build (version 3.4.2). It can then use your computer …

Does Apple Pay really have a fraud problem?

The fraud is happening through the banks, not through Apple Pay<p>Apple Pay is being used for fraudulent activities by criminals with stolen identities and credit cards, as first reported by <i>The Guardian</i>. While Apple Pay encryption has not been breached, the mobile payments system has seen an increase …

How a Chinese smartwatch became the surprise hit of Mobile World Congress

Development of the Huawei Watch was led by Ben Norton, a watch designer that previously worked for Fossil in the US and in Switzerland on brands like Emporio Armani. "I had this opportunity to start designing smartwatches, and had a vision shared by many of my colleagues to have a smartwatch that …

Wear OS

Pebble CEO: Apple Watch is 'Lacking'

Pebble announced another new smartwatch at MWC 2015 today – the Pebble Time Steel – but with the Apple Watch set to come to market next month, there’s about to be another huge competitor on the market.<p>Nonetheless, Pebble’s CEO Eric Migicovsky told TNW that he’s not too concerned about the impending …

Apple beats Samsung to become the world's top smartphone manufacturer in Q4, says Gartner

iPhone sales have been on a tear recently, while Samsung's smartphone lineup has shown its first real signs of struggle in many years — a trend that led some analysts to believe that Apple had retaken the lead as the world's largest smartphone manufacturer. Now, Gartner, one of the industry's top …

5G Use Cases, Pre-Standards Groups Proliferate

BARCELONA -- Mobile World Congress -- 5G is generating a lot of excitement among operators and vendors here at MWC, but it's also generating a lot of …

Touch ID, Apple Watch, and the future of projected authentication

Back in September, before the original Apple Watch introduction, one of the potential features I was most interested in was the ability to project …

Android apps crash more than iOS apps

With MWC 2015 underway in Barcelona, the tech world is laser focused on mobile devices at the moment. Whether your mobile device preference is an …

All Opportunities in Mobile are Not Created Equal

I’ve been giving a number of presentations to executive and investors groups lately and one chart I compiled is perhaps one of the most interesting. …

Cook teases ‘ton’ of Apple Watch announcements, including Panera Bread, Salesforce enterprise & fitness apps

In addition to discussing the international Apple Watch launch and accessibility efforts at a briefing in Germany, Apple CEO Tim Cook teased “a whole ton of announcements coming shortly about all of the apps coming” for the Apple Watch, according to employees in attendance. Cook first highlighted …

PayPal readies contactless reader • NFC World

PayPal is preparing to launch a new version of its PayPal Here card reader that can handle transactions with contactless cards and NFC devices.<p>“Just …