Mobile

December 5, 2019

With the four major U.S. carriers claiming to be winning the race to 5G wide-spread coverage, we take a look at which locations in the U.S. 5G connectivity has been deployed in and how many people can access…

November 24, 2019

AT&T has announced that it will be making its 5G service available to tens of millions of consumers and businesses ahead of the company’s plans to offer nationwide 5G coverage in the first half of 2020.  Customers with AT&T Unlimited Extra and AT&T Unlimited Elite plans will be able to access the 5G service, with their first low-band 5G smartphone…

November 12, 2019

O2 has signed an agreement to provide 5G connectivity for the testing…

November 2, 2019

Fitbit has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Google for $7.35 per share in cash, valuing the company at a fully diluted equity value of approximately $2.1 billion.

“More than 12 years ago, we set an audacious company vision – to make everyone in the world healthier. Today, I’m incredibly proud of what we’ve achieved towards reaching that goal. We have built a trusted…

October 6, 2019

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has passed a new law whereby all citizens applying for new mobile and data services are required to have their faces scanned using facial recognition technology to verify their identity…​

September 4, 2019

Fitbit has released its latest product, Fitbit Premium, a paid subscription service available through the Fitbit app.  This service is said to offer users the most individualized experience to date, with…

LG U+ has joined forces with NVIDIA to launch a 5G cloud gaming platform. GeForce NOW is the first of its kind, allowing users to play hundreds of games on 5G-enabled smartphones or PCs without downloading them to their devices. The gaming platform is the first in the world to…

August 5, 2019

Essenlix Corporation has announced the development of the world’s smallest, simplest, and lowest-cost blood count device – iMOST-CBC (instant mobile self-test for complete blood count).

July 26, 2019

Apple will acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business in a $1 billion agreement.

July 25, 2019

Xiaomi has made it into the 2019 Fortune 500 list for the first time. The..

July 7, 2019

T-Mobile has announced its 5G deal with the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G handset, which is now retailing in stores. The Crown Silver S10 costs $1,299.99 or $31.25 with a $549.99 deposit for contract customers, on a two year no interest plan.

June 2, 2019

U.S President Donald Trump issued an executive order on May 15, 2019 barring U.S. telecom networks from using telecommunication equipment from companies that pose a national security threat. The order would subject companies such as Huawei to serve export controls, requiring the company to obtain U.S government consent when buying U.S. technology.

May 27, 2019

Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, has announced his endorsement for the $26 billion T-Mobile…

April 26, 2019

U.S President Donald Trump announced alongside Ajit Pai, Chairman of The Federal Communications Commission(FCC), a number of measures that are to be put into place to encourage the growth of 5G across America…

April 4, 2019

Huawei, the Chinese telecom equipment and consumer electronics manufacturer, has joined the likes of Google and Apple after reporting revenue of $107.13 billion in 2018.

April 3, 2019

Verizon Wireless has beaten South Korea in the race to launch a 5G smartphone that can be used on the company’s commercial 5G network.

March 19, 2019

Huawei’s Mate X has been EU certified as 5G compliant. It is the first mobile phone to be EU certified, although it was initially thought that Huawei’s Mate 20X would be the first.

February 21, 2019

1NCE, the Cologne-based IoT carrier, has sold 1 million SIM cards since launching five months ago. The company, which provides mobile communication between devices on the Internet of Things (IoT) offers users an IoT flat rate of €10 for 10 years. The package includes 500…

October 23, 2019

Huawei CEO, Richard Yu, has officially confirmed the Huawei foldable phone during the recent Mate 20 Pro launch.

The handset will not only be foldable but will also be one of the first 5G capable devices commercially available. 5G technology is expected to be 100 times faster than…

October 19, 2018

NTT Docomo, the Japanese mobile phone carrier, said on Wednesday that it will release the world’s thinnest and lightest mobile phone, the KY-01L,. The device is set to be released in late November.