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Have smartphones saturated? Let’s ask the ITU. How many people have mobile broadband (as a proxy)

Source: Asymco’s tweet

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Mossberg: Battery tech isn’t keeping up | The Verge

This isn’t an investment column, and I am not an investment adviser. But here’s a free financial tip: if any company actually mass-produces a new, safe, practical, affordable, reliable, proven, much longer-lasting type of battery for digital devices, buy stock. Buy a lot of it. Because batteries are the key to every electronic device we now depend upon — especially smartphones and laptops — and they are the weak link in the system.

Source: Mossberg: Battery tech isn’t keeping up | The Verge

Mercedes, Google, Volvo To Accept Liability When Their Autonomous Cars Screw Up

Autonomous cars are an inevitability, which we’ve known for a while, but the remaining questions we’ve had for a while doesn’t concern the technology, but rather the regulations. Rather than wait for the government to say something, it looks like manufacturers are just saying “screw it” and stepping up to the plate themselves.

Source: Mercedes, Google, Volvo To Accept Liability When Their Autonomous Cars Screw Up

And this concludes the debate about responsibility. Let’s get them on the streets now.

Can the MacBook Pro Replace Your iPad? — Fraser Speirs

So what are you really getting with a MacBook Pro? Yes, you’re getting more performance, but not that much more for the money. On Geekbench tests, the 2015 13″ MacBook Pro clocks in at 3209 in Single-core and 6741 on Multi-core. The iPad Pro measures up with 3225 in Single-core and 5475 in Multi-core. You have to ask yourself if it’s worth all these trade-offs in size, weight, flexibility and input methods just to gain a small performance advantage.

Source: Can the MacBook Pro Replace Your iPad? — Fraser Speirs

Incredible how the iPad Pro has become the better computer on so many levels, in just five years. Self-disruption at its best.

Aaaand… this is how I decided what I want from Santa this year.