Items tagged with Long Island

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 went down in flames, which means that there’s an excellent opportunity for other Android OEMs to step up to fill the void. Google’s newly launched Pixel XL is likely to grab a few defectors from the Samsung camp, and Huawei is looking to seal the deal with its upcoming Mate 9. Huawei’s latest Android flagship was developed under the codenames Manhattan and Long Island. Both smartphones feature an octa-core 64-bit HiSilicon Kirin 960 SoC, 6GB RAM, and 256GB of internal storage. It’s also said that the Mate 9 will feature a dual-lens, dual-sensor main camera setup — both cameras are said to incorporate an f/2.0 lens and 20MP sensors. Both Mate 9 smartphones come with a 5.9-inch... Read more...
Texting and driving continues to be an issue that the government is trying to discourage people from practicing. In Long Island, drivers could be mandated to have their mobile phones temporarily disabled when they head back onto the road. Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Price is proposing that either hardware or software be used to disable mobile phones while behind the wheel. “Research suggests that driving while texting can be as dangerous as driving while drunk, and even more pervasive, especially among young people,” Said DA Rice. “It’s well established that the practice robs people of their lives and futures. Tackling this problem will require a concerted... Read more...