We don’t know about you, but it’s been a busy week for us. And if you’re nodding in agreement with us, then you might have missed some of the top news of the week. We’ve got you covered – here are the top five stories that made headlines this week.
Apple might be stopping production of the iPhone 5c
Apple’s smartphones have always been premium devices when compared to the greater sphere of other mobile phones, except for its iPhone 5c. But, word’s out on the streets that Apple’s planning on halting the production of the device to streamline its current mobile line-up. If there’s any truth to this, the changes will reflect sometime in mid 2015.
GoPro may be taking a stab at making drones
GoPro is known for its portable action cameras, but leaks have indicated that it might be interested in dipping its toes into the drone making space. We don’t see why not – many people are using its cameras on their various branded drones after all. And should it be true, it’s a gamble that the company can probably take advantage of.
Sony will be making less smartphones
If you’re a fan of Sony’s smartphones, we have bad news for you – the company’s announced that it will be making fewer handsets in the coming months as a result of lagging sales. And it’s the same for its TVs too. It’s not all doom and gloom for Sony though – sales of its PlayStation 4 is said to be doing well, alongside its image sensor business.
Pinc VC is an alternative to the Oculus Rift
The Pinc VR headset, paired together with your iPhone 6, transports you into the world of Minority Report. Well not exactly, but it comes close. Pop a pair of rings on your index fingers and it transforms from being just a VR device to one that is gesture controlled. If you can’t wait for the Oculus Rift, it’s an option you can consider.
This is Qualcomm’s crazy plan for a connected car
Cars should not be left behind in the Internet of Things, and that’s what Qualcomm’s working towards with its crazy, genius plan. It’s come out to say it believes that the future is electric, and has laid out its dynamic charging path for it. Maybe that future is nearer than we think it is.