Satellite Internet at crazy prices, a crook steals 1 million euros from Apple, this is the recap!

Starlink is launching a premium Internet plan at a totally crazy price. You will never guess its price! A scammer manages to steal 1 million euros of iPhone from Apple in three years. But he ends up being arrested. Finally, a benchmark claims that the technical platform of the Galaxy S22 Ultra could offer lower performance than its predecessor. Here is the recap!

Credits: Starlink

Yesterday was marked by great performances. Sony announced its financial results, admitting to having made a lot of money thanks to video games, but not necessarily thanks to the PlayStation 5 which is still suffering from the shortage of components. The firm still sold 17.3 million in just over a year. Google announces that the Pixel 6 achieved the best sales figures. “An all-time record for the Pixel range,” according to Sundar Pichai. And sales of electric cars have again reached new heights with 6.5 million cars sold in 2021. Those are great numbers. But there are others that caught our attention. Here are which ones.

Starlink launches a premium internet plan that’s as expensive as it is fast

Elon Musk doesn’t just make successful electric cars and space rockets. It also markets satellite internet packages. The CEO announced the arrival of a new offer for his access provider Starlink. A premium offer that shocks consumers with its price: 500 dollars per month and 2500 dollars to receive the adequate material, in particular a high-performance dish offering a speed of up to 500 Mb/s. That is less than an optical fiber at 40 euros per month in France. Of course, throughput is not the only argument. But is it worth the cost?

To find out more: Starlink: satellite internet unveils a Premium offer at 500 Mb/s, its price is mind-blowing

For more than three years, a scammer stole 1 million euros from Apple in iPhone

It was a nice little scam that a certain Haiteng Wu had set up. Here is the trick. He sent from fake iphone made in hong kong to Apple’s repair service by making use of a genuine warranty. Arrived at the repair center, the fake iPhone was replaced by a real model, new, which was sent back to the alleged customer. For three years, dozens of smartphones have been stolen and resold on the Internet for a total value exceeding the million dollars. In 2019, Haiteng Wu was arrested by the police. Sentenced in 2020, he was sentenced to 26 months in prison and a fine… of 1 million dollars.

Read more: This scammer stole 1 million euros from Apple with fake iPhones for more than 3 years

Will the performance of the Galaxy S22 Ultra be disappointing?

With the approach of the launch of the Galaxy S22, which will take place in a few days, the leaks are not drying up, quite the contrary. Geekbench even reveals some info on the performance we might expect from the Galaxy S22 Ultra, the sibling’s most premium model. According to the benchmark, the scores of the Exynos 2200 which drives the S22 Ultra are lower than those of the Exynos 2100 present in the S21 Ultra. It’s played by a hair’s breadth. But the difference is in favor of the 2021 model. One reason for these limited scores would be the clamping imposed on the Exynos 2200, the fault of which would be to produce too much heat.

To find out more: The Galaxy S22 Ultra would be less powerful than the S21 Ultra, what a disappointment!

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