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Last Update on December 01, 2015 08:10 GMT
IN THE NEWS: OLDER PHONES PREVAIL FOR SOME
NEW YORK (AP) -- A lot of people want to get their mitts on a snazzy new smartphone this holiday. But then, there are those who couldn't care less about scoring a deal on the latest and greatest phone. Instead of craving the latest iPhone or Galaxy, there are many who have no problem rocking an old flip phone - or one of those things with a slide-out keyboard and clickety-clack buttons. Zak Sommerfield has held on to his LG Delight flip phone for five years -- even though his friends and co-workers poke fun at him. He says if he had his way, he'd "love to stay" with that phone forever. But most mobile phone users are upwardly mobile when it comes to their phones. IDC says more than 90 percent of people who own smartphones trade up for new ones within two years.
IN THE NEWS: AMAZON PRIME AIR DETAILS
NEW YORK (AP) -- We still don't know when it will be coming to a mailbox near you. But Amazon is sharing some new details about its Prime Air drone delivery program. The online retailer says once it's up and running, Prime Air will deliver packages up to 5 pounds in 30 minutes or less -- using small drones. The drones will fly under 400 feet and weigh less than 55 pounds. Amazon says the program will launch once government regulations are in place to support it. The FAA currently bans commercial drone flights, but has granted several thousand waivers. It has also granted Amazon approval to fly drones for research.