Welcome to your Monday morning! Ces is a wrap. While we planned to send a small team of Engadget staff to Las Vegas to cover the show in person, Omicron appeared on the horizon, and, well, our programs modified.
We also decided, under those circumstances, to do our own thing for our annual CES Awards. Our favorites flowed the scale from familiar categories like portable, Tv and wearables through to sustainability innovations, wildcards and transport tech. Did we miss anything?
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Apple may launch a new iPhone SE the following springJust don’t expect a radical redesign.
Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman claims Apple is expected to introduce a third-generation iPhone SE this spring through a virtual appearance “likely” happening in March or April. As we’ve already heard rumored before, Gurman says the new SE would still cling to the iPhone 8-era blueprint but lend 5G and a brand-new processor, creating it closer in parity to existing iPhones. We last-place examine the iPhone SE in 2020, passing on the A13 Bionic.
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Bad coding has some Honda automobiles stuck in the year 2002It’s not the first time a Y2K-style bug has sent Honda and Acura vehicles to the past.
Since the start of the year, Honda’s gatherings ought to have submerge with reports of beings complaining the clocks and dockets in their vehicles are stuck in 2002. It’s affecting Honda and Acura simulations with GPS navigation structures created between 2004 and 2012, with the two reports of beings encountering the problem in the US, UK and Canada. What’s more, there doesn’t appear to be a fix at the moment. Each go someone starts their car, the clock resets — even though they are they manually defined it beforehand.
IKEA and Sonos refresh their Symfonisk bookshelf loudspeakersFaster processors, updated button layout and longer power cables.IKEA
IKEA and Sonos have exhausted a second-generation version of their Symfonisk bookshelf orator. No Earth-shattering modifies here, but updated information aspects a faster processor and more recognition and gleans less supremacy when it’s on standby. It too comes with a longer power cable.
However, looking at the new pattern next to its first-generation counterpart, the most visible change is an updated button layout that introduces the work restricts next to one another. Costs sound same to the original in the Netherlands, but we’re still waiting to hear if or when updated information will make it to the US.
PayPal approves it’s exploring the launch of its own cryptocurrencyIt will reportedly be backed by the US dollar.
PayPal’s VP of crypto and digital currencies has confirmed to Bloomberg that the online remittance provider is “exploring a stablecoin.” Jose Fernandez da Ponte added the company will work closely with relevant regulators if the project proceeds forward.
Ford tries to fight F-1 50 Lightning scalpers by banning resalesThe company is using a strategy sometimes reserved for supercars.Ford
Ford is giving dealerships the option to ban clients from reselling the Lightning for up to a year after acquisition. As the( since-pulled) record on the F-1 50 Gen 14 forums exposed, the marketer could “seek injunctive relief” to block owned delivery or even demand remittance for “all value” generated from the sale.
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