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  • Fake heads and robot probes: testing smartphones prior to launch

    On the shelves of a laboratory near San Francisco sit tanks and tanks of mysterious looking liquids. It's the Silicon Valley offices of UL, a product testing organisation previously known as Underwriters Laboratory, and these liquids play an important part in smartphone safety.

    21 April 17 09:41 Written by Martyn Williams
  • 12 tips to curb data usage in Android

    If your Android device is guzzling data, it can cost you or your employer a bundle. Here are 12 ways to prevent that.

    20 April 17 20:00 Written by JR Raphael
  • What 5G means for your business

    The 5G-powered enterprise will be less constrained by its physical location thanks to vastly improved service delivery capabilities that improve employee and customer engagement

    20 April 17 07:18 Written by By Alok Shah, Vice President, Strategy, Business Development, and Marketing, Samsung Networks
  • New FCC web portal opens for 5G experimenters

    Got a fantastic, futuristic wireless application you need to try out, but you need an FCC license to start testing? It’s about to get easier to get a program experimental license, thanks to a new web portal announced days ago by the FCC, in partnership with NYU and the University of Colorado Boulder.

    19 April 17 22:53 Written by Jon Gold
  • 5G wireless behind AT&T, Verizon’s big buys

    5G wireless technology, despite some fairly breathless hype, is still in the embryonic stages of development, but the pace is quickening. The major U.S. carriers are racing to buy up critical spectrum that will be necessary for the realization of 5G’s potential.

    15 April 17 01:04 Written by Jon Gold
  • Dropbox Paper's mobile apps now work offline, support new languages

    Dropbox Paper users will now be able to edit their documents offline while using mobile devices, thanks to an update released Tuesday. The change means that people can work on the documents they have stored in the service while on a plane and riding a subway, for example.

    12 April 17 09:24 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Apple is developing its own power management chips, says analyst

    Apple could be developing its own power management chips, according to a report from German private bank Bankhaus Lampe. The release of the report led to a sharp drop in the shares of Dialog Semiconductors, the current supplier of these chips to the iPhone maker.

    11 April 17 22:43 Written by John Ribeiro
  • Qualcomm says Apple using its power to pay less for a patent license

    Qualcomm is seeking damages from Apple, alleging that the iPhone maker interfered with long-term agreements between the chip company and licensees that manufacture the iPhone and iPad, and encouraged actions by regulators against the company by giving government agencies "false and misleading information."

    11 April 17 18:23 Written by John Ribeiro

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