In summary this week: in which cases it is prohibited to use your smartphone GPS while driving, why you will need to install iOS 17.1 emergency as soon as it is released, the latest statements from Orange on fiber, and the tip to put an end to cold calling.
In which case it is prohibited to use your GPS while driving?
Were you surprised by a fine of 135 euros involving the use of a GPS while driving? Tolerated, the use of interactive mapping devices must comply with certain rules. In particular, the occlusion of part of your visual field must be truly justified and your device must make you take your eyes off the road as little as possible. A smartphone that's turned off or showing something other than your mapping app can put you at risk. As well as using a smartphone for this purpose, but without using a fixed support. All the explanations in this special GPS article while driving.
iOS 17.1 is coming: why you absolutely must install this update on your iPhone
Apple has just released the Release Candidate version of iOS 17.1. Which means that the next update is ready and all the company has to do is push it to the hundreds of millions of compatible iPhones. This version fixes a series of bugs and closes numerous security vulnerabilities. It is also accompanied by small new features in Apple Music, AirDrop and the Dynamic Island of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 15 (all variants). As always, Apple makes sure to encourage the installation of new updates on recent devices. But users have every interest in not delaying its installation on their device.
Orange no longer believes that 100% of French households are equipped with optical fiber
As part of the France Très Haut Débit Plan, all French homes must be equipped with optical fiber by 2025. An objective which relies heavily on the ISPs themselves, and in particular Orange, as a historic service provider. . While recently a new common ground seems to have been found between Orange and the Elysée, the boss of Orange France believes that the government's promise is something of a 'dream'. 8221;. Fortunately, it must be emphasized that Orange is not the only prime contractor for the deployment and that the government is maintaining a firm course on the issue for the moment. While being ready to change the rules of the game if necessary.
Why it is time to ban cold calling
Associated with prospecting techniques that are most often dishonest, with forced sales and harassment, telephone canvassing does not have a good press For years. However, it seems that the measures to regulate the practice are no longer enough to improve the situation. Bloctel did not have the expected effects, and the latest legislative package against the practice clearly did not reduce the number of calls. Enough to increasingly evoke a solution hitherto seen as a foil: what if it was time to simply ban canvassing by telephone?
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