A new LG smartwatch has crossed the FCC to get the certifications it needs to come to market. This version of the G Watch is called the LG-VC100 and is destined for Verizon. Interestingly, this smartwatch will have its own SIM card.
Fresh from the updraft of market love for its product launches at IFA 2014 – namely the Moto 360 and the new Moto X – a possible new Motorola device is headed towards US carrier Verizon, and could be a beast of a phone. The device was spotted in FCC documents with the code name “Quark” and from initial analysis of the docs could have wireless charging and turbo charging.
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha – at least, that’s the code name given to it at this point – has made an appearance at the FCC, giving credence to rumors that it might just be launched beside the Galaxy Note 4 at IFA 2014 in Berlin. Will this be the new Samsung flagship device? There is a probability that it might actually be that.
The FCC accosted Verizon recently amid the news that it was planning to slow down data speeds of those on unlimited LTE data plans during times of network congestion. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler had voiced out his concern about the seemingly unfair nature of Verizon’s plan and asked the network to provide more information about their plan.
Airplane passengers in the US who would rather not know of the details of their seatmate's relationships or business transactions might soon be able to breathe a sigh of relief. The Department of Tourism is expected to weigh in on the issue of allowing cellphone calls while in flight, and the agency has hinted that it will be opposing the idea with a more formal and definitive policy.
Any self-respecting tech aficionado would know that it is probably during FCC testing where most new gadget info busts out into public knowledge – good luck trying to keep your gadget a secret when it hits FCC’s testing tables. This just happened to global gadget giant Samsung again, where all FCC evidences point to a smaller Samsung smartwatch to be probably marketed as part of Android Wear soon.
A recently discovered FCC filing is showing an Archos device called the Droid Book. The filing is showing what looks to be an Android notebook. Or more to the point, another Android notebook from Archos. The company previously introduced a model called the ArcBook back in May.
Details of the second-generation NVIDIA SHIELD were spotted in a benchmark report back in April. More recently though, it seems the handheld has also been discovered in an FCC filing. The filing is for a game controller sporting a model number of P2570 and the included sketches show what appears to be a SHIELD game system.
It seems that OPPO's dual-booting N1 smartphone will soon have a smaller sibling. A certain OPPO N5116, believed to be the OPPO N1 mini, is making its way through the FCC baring smaller and slightly lower specs than the N1.
We had known this was coming, but as of today you'll be able to get in contact with emergency services by texting 911. This is the "Text-to-911" setup and for now there is support coming from the four major US carriers to include AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and Sprint. For now though -- support on the 911 side is still a bit limited.