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Networking, News and Press, Tech

Bipartisan bill calls for more US investment in 5G to combat China’s dominance

July 16, 2019

Via: 9to5Mac

A bipartisan bill is calling for greater US investment in 5G technology in order to combat China’s current dominance of the technology. Specifically, it calls for US companies to have a greater say in setting standards for the 5G network, […]


GPS, Tech

Europe’s GPS alternative has been offline since Friday

July 15, 2019

Via: The Verge

Galileo, the European satellite navigation system, has been suffering a major outage since Friday, reports BBC News. The system’s status page currently lists all 22 of its satellites as either “Not Usable” or “Testing,” as part of an incident that […]


Networking, Tech

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered?

July 12, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all US carriers at […]


Networking, Tech, Wireless

The ultimate guide to 5G: phones, plans, and coverage

July 10, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

5G—the next-gen wireless data technology that will allow you to download full-length movies in a matter of seconds—is finally here. Well, it’s here and there, but definitely not everywhere. As is the case with every emerging technology, the deployment of […]


Tech, Wireless

Samsung’s new Note 10 wireless charger may be almost as fast as the one in the box

July 8, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Remember the rumor that Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10+ will ship with a faster, 25W charger in the box? Currently, the S10 family comes with slower chargers, and we cross fingers that the improved charging rate has been necessary on […]


Networking, Tech

Verizon 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered?

July 8, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Verizon was one of the first US carriers to launch a 5G network, but it’s coverage is limited to select spots in a handful of cities. Still, Verizon is building out support for the network in more than a dozen […]


Networking, Tech

T-Mobile 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered?

July 8, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

T-Mobile has quickly grown one of the best and fastest 4G LTE networks in the US, and it wants to blanket the nation with 5G coverage as well. To do that, it argues that it needs extra power that will […]


Networking, Tech

5G smartphones will remain a rare sight this year, growing to dominance by 2023

July 2, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

It’s no secret that the global smartphone market is in bad need of a major growth driver after several years of stagnation at both the industry innovation level and in terms of actual sales numbers. It’s also no secret that […]


Gadgets, Products, Tech, Wireless

AirPods vs. Powerbeats Pro vs. Galaxy Buds: Which survived our water test?

July 1, 2019

Via: CNET

Most wireless earbuds aren’t designed for swimming, but a few sprinkles or a sweaty workout may be fair game in some cases. Apple’s AirPods and Powerbeats and Samsung’s Galaxy Buds offer varying levels of water resistance (or none at all […]


Networking, Tech

We tested 5G speeds around the world. Here’s what we found

July 1, 2019

Via: CNET

Raindrops splat the pavement in downtown Chicago as I balance an umbrella in the crook of my arm and phones in each hand. On my left, I’m downloading the PUBG Mobile game over Verizon’s 5G network. On my right, I’m […]