• T-Mobile gives free unlimited 5G service to first responders

    T-Mobile announced today that it will provide free unlimited 5G service to first responders under its Connecting Heroes Initiative.This will cover state & local fire, police, and EMS agencies.

    2 hours ago by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
    The Galaxy S20 trio made up 94 percent of 5G sales in the US in Q1 2020

    The Galaxy S20 Plus proved to be the most popular model, making up 40 percent of total shipments.

    4 hours ago by Anam Hamid,  6 comments
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    Verizon’s 5G network gets 5G upload speeds, too, to every YouTuber's delight

    Check out Verizon's new 5G network upload speeds, as the carrier moves away from 4G LTE uploads.

    7 hours ago by Daniel Petrov,  2 comments
    T-Mobile boasts gigabit milestone paving the way for wide-scale high-speed 5G service

    T-Mobile has managed to break the 1Gbps download speed barrier in NYC using solely Sprint's mid-band 5G spectrum, which means the "Un-carrier" might be able to deliver a blazing fast signal for the masses pretty soon.

    7 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
    The jig is up for AT&T's 5G Evolution trickery... kind of

    While AT&T will stop promoting its 5G Evolution network as per the recommendation of the National Advertising Review Board, the 5G E icon on many 4G LTE-only phones is not going anywhere just yet.

    9 hours ago by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
    updated Unlocked Sony Xperia 1 II with 5G support goes up for pre-order in the US at an exorbitant price

    The 5G-enabled Sony Xperia 1 II is up for pre-order in the US at long last in exchange for $1,198 in a GSM unlocked variant packing 8 gigs of RAM and 256 gigs of storage space.

    yesterday, 1:58 PM by Adrian Diaconescu,  25 comments
    Verizon and T-Mobile are simultaneously the world's best and worst 'leading' 5G operators

    According to a new study, Verizon is the best of ten "leading" global 5G operators when it comes to speed while ranking dead last in availability. For T-Mobile, the situation is reversed.

    yesterday, 8:00 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment

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    Samsung's Galaxy S20+ 5G and Galaxy Buds+ are available in a gorgeous new color in the US

    The already attractive Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G and Galaxy Buds+ are now available in the US in an eye-catching new Aura Blue paint job.

    yesterday, 4:09 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
    Verizon asks the FCC for permission to test mid-band spectrum for 5G use

    Verizon has filed an application with the FCC to test spectrum in the C-band for as long as a year. The airwaves are located in the 3.7GHz-3.98GHz range and will-be-used-for-its-5G-coverage

    3 days ago, 2:23 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
    T-Mobile and Apple are the latest US customer satisfaction champs, edging out Verizon and Samsung

    T-Mobile and Apple's US customers are the most satisfied, according to the latest ACSI evaluations, but Verizon and Samsung are very close behind the two category leaders.

    3 days ago, 9:20 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
    Nokia just broke the world's 5G download speed record in Dallas

    Check out how Nokia managed to break the world's 5G download speed record with commercial spectrum down in Texas.

    3 days ago, 9:18 AM by Daniel Petrov,  1 comment
    When will Comcast's Xfinity network have 5G coverage? These are the 5G phones and plan prices...

    Check out the new Comcast Xfinity 5G plan prices and coverage, including shared family or unlimited 5G for $45 a month.

    3 days ago, 8:50 AM by Daniel Petrov,  0 comments
    The most unique (and controversial) thing about the OnePlus 8 Pro 5G will be (temporarily) disabled

    Love it or hate it, the "X-ray" feature enabled by the color filter camera of the OnePlus 8 Pro 5G will be disabled by an impending software update until the company can address some user privacy concerns.

    3 days ago, 3:13 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
    Deutsche Telekom is about to own more than 50% of T-Mobile and its nationwide 5G network

    A report published today indicates that SoftBank plans on selling a large chunk of its T-Mobile holdings to Deutsche Telekom. The latter already owns more than 43% of the third largest carrier in the states.

    4 days ago, 2:50 PM by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
    featured Samsung's Galaxy Note 20+ 5G and S20 Ultra could have one big thing in common

    The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 20+ 5G could feature a 108MP primary rear shooter, just like the Galaxy S20 Ultra, although the Space Zoom-enabling secondary camera is not confirmed yet.

    4 days ago, 9:57 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  9 comments
    Verizon is in hot water over its misleading 5G commercials following AT&T complaint

    AT&T has a lot of nerve to call Verizon's 5G commercials misleading after its own 5G Evolution shenanigans, but the National Advertising Division does agree with the nation's second-largest carrier.

    4 days ago, 5:32 AM by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
    MediaTek working to bring wider 5G smartphone adoption with its latest Dimensity 820 SoC

    Recently, we reported about MediaTek’s Dimensity 1000+ processor and now the company announces another interesting SoC, the Dimensity 820, which will influence a wider 5G adoption, as it is reportedly an upper-mid-ranger.

    4 days ago, 3:38 AM by Iskra Petrova,  1 comment
    China invests $2.2 billion in domestic foundry SMIC

    Huawei's chip shipments are now in the hands of Donald Trump thanks to an export rule change that requires global foundries to obtain an export license from the U.S. before sending chips to Huawei.

    4 days ago, 8:39 PM by Alan Friedman,  26 comments
    Comprehensive new report highlights the pretty terrible state of US 5G networks

    The US is one of the worst "leading" 5G countries when it comes to mobile video experience, according to a new in-depth report released by OpenSignal, and download speeds are not much better either.

    May 15, 2020, 8:55 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
    featured Here's why OnePlus 8 Pro costs a grand, and its 5G speeds on T-Mobile beat Samsung

    Samsung may have the lion's share of the 5G phone market in the US, but here's why OnePlus phones are knocking it on T-Mobile.

    May 15, 2020, 3:47 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  9 comments
    DEAL Deal: Verizon's LG V60 ThinQ becomes the cheapest 5G-enabled flagship

    For a limited time, Verizon offers the LG V60 ThinQ 5G for just $22.95 per month, which means that you'll be saving no less than $400 by the end of the two-year contract that you must sign in order to take advantage of the deal.

    May 15, 2020, 2:11 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
    The 5G enabled Motorola edge+ receives a software update on its launch day

    Motorola's first flagship phone in years launched today as a Verizon exclusive, and on its release date the phone received an OTA update that improves the Wi-Fi connectivity and the phone's audio quality.

    May 14, 2020, 6:12 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
    featured Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20+ 5G could share a bonkers 'standard' feature

    According to a well-connected analyst, both the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20+ 5G could come with 16GB RAM as standard, which sounds absolutely insane.

    May 14, 2020, 10:00 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  11 comments
    Is T-Mobile's 5G strategy better than Verizon's? Not so fast, say these 4G vs 5G speed and coverage tests

    T-Mobile's triple-layer 5G cake may not be all that it's cracked up to be compared to the Verizon or AT&T strategies, these 4G LTE vs 5G speed and availability tests show.

    May 14, 2020, 6:17 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  4 comments
    OnePlus 8 Pro 5G camera has a secret X-ray feature

    The OnePlus 8 Pro has an unintended feature that uses the 5MP color filter camera. With the Photochrom filter on the handset enabled, the camera can see through plastic.

    May 13, 2020, 2:26 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
    There's no slowdown in sight for T-Mobile's industry-leading 5G expansion efforts

    Instead of slowing down, T-Mobile is actually ramping up its 5G rollout and expansion work nationwide, planning to spend a whopping $60 billion over the next five years to keep Verizon at bay.

    May 13, 2020, 9:57 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
    The Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip 5G puzzle pieces keep falling into place

    We've known a fair lot about the impending Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 and Galaxy Z Flip 5G for quite some time now, with a pair of new reports adding a bunch of color options to the equation.

    May 13, 2020, 8:11 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
    featured Leak strongly suggests that a 5G Apple iPad Pro could arrive this year or next

    A leaked roadmap of TSMC's 5nm chip production indicates that the foundry plans on producing the A14X Bionic chipset which could be employed by a new 5G iPad Pro.

    May 12, 2020, 4:33 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
    Verizon essentially admits to being one step behind T-Mobile in the race to 5G ubiquity

    After relying exclusively on mmWave technology for its first phase of 5G rollouts, Verizon plans to follow T-Mobile's suit (kind of) and expand its 5G signal nationwide soon while drastically reducing speeds.

    May 12, 2020, 3:57 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  9 comments
    T-Mobile to merge Sprint's 5G network coverage faster with an edge over Verizon

    In Philadelphia alone, the new T-Mobile's 5G network built on Sprint's 2.5GHz spectrum covers as much as all of Verizon's mmWave 5G nationwide.

    May 12, 2020, 4:41 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  1 comment
    Samsung wins first place in 5G phone sales for first quarter of 2020

    As more and more phones become capable of the new 5G technology that offers overall faster download speeds, vendors start producing more 5G-enabled smartphones. Now, there is a report showing which smartphone vendor managed to sell the most 5G-enabled phones in the first quarter of 2020.

    May 12, 2020, 2:17 AM,  by Iskra Petrova,  0 comments
    Verizon elegantly brushes off Dish's 5G buildout plans and New T-Mobile's grand ambitions

    While Verizon is watching both Dish and New T-Mobile "very closely", the nation's largest wireless service provider remains confident its 5G strategy is the right one to help it retain that position.

    May 11, 2020, 4:27 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
    Here's why T-Mobile and Sprint's combined 5G network could become an unstoppable force

    A comprehensive new report analyzing the 4G LTE and 5G network performance of both T-Mobile and Sprint in the first few months of 2020 hints at an amazing future for the two's combined 5G efforts.

    May 11, 2020, 12:29 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
    You'll flip for this video revealing a 5G Apple iPhone 12 Flip concept

    Check out this video that shows off a concept for an Apple iPhone 12 Flip that if real, would compete with the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip and the Motorola Razr (2019).

    May 10, 2020, 8:58 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
    U.S. wants cutting-edge chips, including 5G modem chips, made in the states instead of Asia

    The Trump administration wants to lessen the country's reliance on Asian foundries so it is reportedly speaking with TSMC, Intel and Samsung in an attempt to increase contract chip manufacturing in the states.

    May 10, 2020, 4:49 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  11 comments
    DEAL T-Mobile's already affordable LG V60 ThinQ 5G is even cheaper now with no strings attached

    It was already hard to argue with the value provided by T-Mobile's LG V60 ThinQ 5G, but now it's pretty much impossible to turn this bad boy down at a cool discount with or without a Dual Screen case included.

    May 10, 2020, 3:52 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
    featured Latest Apple iPhone 12 leaks: 120Hz ProMotion, 5G, larger batteries, improved cameras and more

    The latest Apple iPhone 12 rumors mention the 120Hz ProMotion refresh rate for the display, larger batteries, and improvements coming to the rear cameras on the first 5G iPhones.

    May 10, 2020, 1:20 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  25 comments
    The Nokia 9.3 PureView 5G could do something not many phones can

    The Nokia 9.3 PureView 5G is expected to follow in the footsteps of Samsung's Galaxy S20 family and the LG V60 ThinQ with 8K video recording capabilities, trumping the likes of the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro.

    May 09, 2020, 11:38 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  26 comments
    DEAL Free Stadia Premiere Edition now available for Verizon 5G Home customers

    Early this year Google and Verizon teamed up to offer new Fios Gigabit customers Stadia Premiere Edition for free. This week, Verizon announced it has extended the offer to its new and existing 5G Home customers.

    May 09, 2020, 2:36 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
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