Friday Five: January 25 - 31

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For this week’s Friday Five, we are covering new tech news and trends. From Bluetooth 5.1 to Uber’s self-driving bikes and scooters, and more, we cover it all.

 

Bluetooth technology is about to get revamped. With new advancements, Bluetooth 5.1 signal can transmit powerful frequencies that will be able to track lost items via products like Tile down to a centimeter. (CNET)

 

Uber is joining the race on producing self-driving scooters and bikes. This past week, Uber showcased their micro-mobility robotics division at a robotics meetup in California. (Wired)

 

Samsung is looking to lead the smartphone industry with distinctive features and designs, unveiling their latest foldable smartphone concept. (Digital Trends)

 

Imagine if there was a way to convert energy which transmits from using Wi-Fi. Researchers at MIT are looking at promising ways to achieve just that. (Science Daily)

 

Have you ever had to sacrifice with removing apps or pictures in an attempt to make space for other important applications? Now that may be part of the past with Samsung’s announcement to start production for 1TB storage space in future smartphones. (CNET)

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