featured Renders allegedly reveal Samsung's first phone with a pop-up camera; 5G support not clear

Samsung is allegedly working on its first phone equipped with a pop-up selfie snapper. Renders of the device show a triple-camera setup on the back of the handset.

yesterday, 12:47 PM by Alan Friedman,  7 comments
YouTube bans videos claiming that 5G signals caused the spread of coronavirus

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki told CNN Business that the site is taking down videos that contain misleading claims about the COVID-19 cures and the origin of the virus.

yesterday, 2:20 AM by Alan Friedman,  31 comments
DEAL sponsored The Pixel madness continues! Grab a Pixel 3a XL up to $150 off, Pixel 4 up to $350 off at Best Buy

Best Buy's Pixel deals continue! The Pixel 3a XL joins the fray with up to $150 slashed off its price-tag.

2 days ago, 11:01 PM by Preslav Kateliev,  8 comments
Who needs the U.S.? Huawei's 5G networking equipment is raking in big bucks in China

Huawei might be missing out on 5G business from the United States, but it is generating big business in China where it is dominating the sale of 5G networking equipment in the country.

2 days ago, 8:26 PM by Alan Friedman,  42 comments
Update to OnePlus 8 5G series includes green-tint fix, camera and connectivity improvements

OnePlus is pushing out a pair of updates as we type to both the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. OxygenOS 10.5.5 and OxygenOS 10.5.4 will fix the green tint on the display and improve the camera.

2 days ago, 1:57 PM by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
After leaving T-Mobile on track for 5G success, John Legere quits the carrier's board early

T-Mobile announced in an SEC filing on Friday that former CEO John Legere has left the company's board earlier than expected. His term expired in June and Legere now has no official capacity with the company he led for seven and a half years.

2 days ago, 11:48 AM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
With its 5G plans on track, Verizon reports a small Q1 decline in postpaid smarphone customers

Verizon reported first quarter earnings on Friday that revealed a small decline in postpaid smartphone customers. During some parts of the quarter, Verizon had 70% of its company-owned stores closed because of COVID-19.

3 days ago, 11:14 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Dish still plans to buy Boost Mobile, but mum's the word on 5G rollouts

Dish will not let the coronavirus pandemic stop it from acquiring Boost Mobile soon, but there are still no words on the company's updated 5G ambitions following the completion of the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

3 days ago, 3:26 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments

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Here are Sprint's Samsung, LG and OnePlus 5G phones that will and won't work on T-Mobile

Which 5G phone owners on Sprint will be anointed with access to the new T-Mobile's 5G network? Some Samsung, OnePlus and LG phones needn't apply...

3 days ago, 9:24 AM by Daniel Petrov,  8 comments
featured New leaks reveal LG Velvet 5G camera specs, battery size, memory, and more

The LG Velvet 5G is not exactly a question mark after the company itself has revealed a bunch of stuff about the upcoming phone, but now almost all of the key specs are out of the bag.

3 days ago, 6:04 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  10 comments
Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S20 5G model leaks out as release date nears

Check out Samsung's Verizon model of the Galaxy S20 5G in Cloud White.

3 days ago, 1:56 AM by Daniel Petrov,  0 comments
featured The exciting LG Velvet 5G has an official announcement date

The upper mid-range LG Velvet 5G handset is officially scheduled for a May 7 "digital unveiling" in Korea.

4 days ago, 1:10 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
Android 11 Developer Preview drops another hint about "Battery Share" for the 5G Pixel 5

With the third installment of the Android 11 Developer Preview released today, an animated image "confirms" an earlier Android 11 showing that the Pixel 5 series will offer reverse wireless charging.

4 days ago, 4:17 PM by Alan Friedman,  14 comments
DEAL T-Mobile will give away 15 OnePlus 8 5G units before the phone is even released

The as-yet-unreleased OnePlus 8 5G will be the grand prize in the next round of T-Mobile Tuesdays freebies and deals on April 28, but obviously, that's not all Magenta has in the pipeline.

4 days ago, 1:23 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Video explains how Motorola built its new competitive 5G flagship, the Edge+

Motorola keeps the video hits coming with an inside look at some of the key specs-related decisions it made during the development of its new flagship Android phone, the Edge+.

4 days ago, 1:00 PM by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
The mid-range LG Velvet 5G will borrow an interesting feature from the V60 flagship

According to a new Korean media report, the upper mid-range LG Velvet 5G smartphone will come with the same "hidden" active pen support as the high-end V60 ThinQ.

4 days ago, 9:24 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
AT&T expands 5G coverage in 90 new markets across the US

AT&T almost doubled the number of markets where it offers access to 5G in just one day.

4 days ago, 8:35 AM by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
A very special edition of Samsung's Galaxy S20+ 5G is officially canceled

The special Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G Olympic Edition that was supposed to go on sale in Japan in June in limited numbers is not happening after all, but a Galaxy S30 Olympic Edition is a definite possibility next year.

4 days ago, 6:49 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Twitter actively removing dangerous 5G claims and COVID-19 misinformation

The social network is taking efforts towards removing dangerous claims and misinformation, while amplifying official and authoritative content.

4 days ago, 1:53 AM by Radoslav Minkov,  3 comments
T-Mobile's big 5G plans are not good news for all Sprint customers

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, LG V50 ThinQ, or HTC 5G Hub on Sprint, expect a serious speed downgrade once T-Mobile integrates the Now Network's mid-band spectrum.

4 days ago, 1:30 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Check out the first two TV ads for Motorola's new 5G Edge+ flagship phone

The Motorola Edge+ is the manufacturer's first flagship phone in years and the Snapdragon 865 powered device has a 6.7-inch waterfall AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 12GB of RAM and a 5000mAh battery.

Apr 22, 2020, 7:41 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
featured Motorola Edge and Edge+ are official: Motorola enters the flagship space with a bang!

Competition among Android flagships is already fierce but things just got even more interesting. Motorola just announced two phones that will go against the most premium models of brands like Samsung and OnePlus.

Apr 22, 2020, 11:00 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  41 comments
Senior official states the UK is unlikely to reconsider its position on 5G Huawei gear

Since Huawei got banned from the American government over allegations of espionage, the company has been trying to keep its positions in 5G development in European countries. Initially, the UK government decided upon keeping Huawei equipment for its 5G network, despite the US government’s urges to not do so, but then there were some rumors that this decision might eventually get reversed.

Apr 22, 2020, 5:20 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  5 comments
The cheapest 5G smartphone costs less than $350, but there's a catch

After teasing its mid-range 5G smartphone last week, Nubia finally introduced the Play in China, an excellent device at first glance.

Apr 21, 2020, 7:14 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Samsung Galaxy S20 5G first to benefit from T-Mobile's merger with Sprint

Can you guess the Sprint phones that will access T-Mobile's 5G network first? Hint: it's the new Galaxy S20 series by Samsung.

Apr 21, 2020, 9:45 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  8 comments
5G bands cheat sheet: Verizon vs AT&T vs Sprint vs T-Mobile vs World

What 5G bands are used by the major carriers in the USA? What 5G bands does Verizon use? What about AT&T's 5G bands and the 5G bands that Sprint and T-Mobile employ...

Apr 21, 2020, 8:40 AM,  by Victor Hristov,  9 comments
Samsung kills Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G update that turns the screen green

Samsung has pulled an update that turns the screen on the Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G green when the display is set on the zippy 120Hz refresh rate. An update is coming to fix afflicted devices.

Apr 20, 2020, 8:10 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  12 comments
Some still believe that 5G antennas caused the outbreak of coronavirus

Conspiracy theorists continue to believe that 5G signals are the cause of the COVID-19 outbreak even though the disease has been discovered in countries without 5G antennas deployed.

Apr 20, 2020, 5:35 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  34 comments
Samsung's 5G-enabled Galaxy Tab S7 Plus is reportedly headed for Western markets

Samsung's next high-end tablets are most likely called Galaxy Tab S7 and Galaxy Tab S7 Plus, with the latter model expected to be released in a 5G-enabled variant in Europe sometime this summer.

Apr 20, 2020, 1:24 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
The coronavirus pandemic is not stopping T-Mobile from improving and expanding its 5G network

T-Mobile says its bold post-merger 5G rollout and improvement plans are in no way impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, as network capacity continues to be expanded nationwide.

Apr 20, 2020, 2:23 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
featured The LG Velvet 5G looks gorgeous in this official video

The LG Velvet has been showcased entirely for the first time in an official video. The smartphones features a curved-edge notched display and will be sold in several flashy colors. The Snapdragon 765 and 5G network support are included too.

Apr 19, 2020, 7:42 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  63 comments
Verizon is still on track to have 60 cities with 5G coverage by the end of 2020

Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, Verizon continues to build out its 5G network, which will take some time because of the mmWave spectrum it employs. These high-band signals don't travel too far but they do deliver crazy fast download data speeds.

Apr 18, 2020, 4:26 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
T-Mobile says that it is now experiencing "the new normal" as 5G era beckons

T-Mobile's President of Technology Neville Ray says that the company, which includes recently acquired Sprint, has seen leaps in wireless usage level off as he sees the "new normal" in wireless usage.

Apr 17, 2020, 9:10 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Here's how you can win a Samsung Galaxy S20 5G from T-Mobile

This coming Tuesday's T-Mobile Tuesdays reward program includes a sweepstakes that features four fabulous Samsung devices as prizes including the Samsung Galaxy S20 5G.

Apr 17, 2020, 1:22 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
Samsung to double down on cheaper 5G phones to tackle sales slump

Samsung is planning to double down on cheaper 5G Galaxy A series smartphones to tackle slowing sales. The company is facing a tough time right now due to the COVID-19 pandemic and poor reception of the Galaxy S20 lineup.

Apr 17, 2020, 10:34 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  13 comments
The OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro 5G get their first software update before they're even released

The 5G-enabled OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are not in the hands of customers just yet, but that's not stopping their manufacturers from already rolling out a small but potentially important software update.

Apr 17, 2020, 4:44 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
U.S. Cellular starts selling the LG V60 ThinQ 5G, offers sweet discounts for a month

U.S. Cellular is adding a second 5G smartphone to its portfolio, the LG V60 ThinQ.

Apr 16, 2020, 7:10 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Nubia Play to bring 5G capabilities to the masses

Nubia, ZTE's sub-brand, is about to launch another gaming smartphone, but this time the focus shifts to another important feature – 5G support.

Apr 16, 2020, 12:58 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  2 comments
Chip manufacturers look upon 5G phones to save the chip market

The coronavirus pandemic is becoming an economic concern and chip manufacturers experience decreasing demand for handsets. Can the upcoming 5G phones save the day?

Apr 16, 2020, 1:42 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  2 comments
updated This is why what happens today with COVID-19 could delay the Apple iPhone 16 Pro Max 5G

The COVID-19 outbreak taking place now is going to affect when TSMC and Samsung will be able to churn out more powerful chips produced using the 3nm process node.

Apr 15, 2020, 4:02 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  16 comments
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