Category archives for: Cell Phones

Coolpad Surf Comes To Boost Mobile Along With New Data Only Plan

Today, Boost Mobile announced a new data-only plan option for customers to get 50GB of data for just $50 a month, to use with any 4G LTE broadband device including the Coolpad Surf hotspot device. The new data plan allows users to connect up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices to the Internet, when in a 4G LTE or […]

Real-Time Bike Sharing Info Comes To Goggle Maps

Google Maps now includes real-time data on how many bikes (and empty spots) are at each bike-sharing dock station in 24 major cities. Available on both the iOS and Android versions of the Maps app, the information covers Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Chicago, Dublin, Hamburg, Helsinki, Kaohsiung, London, Los Angeles, Lyon, Madrid, Mexico City, Montreal, […]

Senator Chuck Schumer Requests FBI And FTC To Investigate FaceApp

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer has called for an investigation into FaceApp, which alters users’ photos to make them look older or younger. In a letter posted on Twitter, Mr Schumer called it “deeply troubling” that personal data of US citizens could go to a “hostile foreign power”. Privacy concerns have been raised about the […]

Xfinity Mobile Goes BYOD

Comcast’s mobile phone service , Xfinity Mobile, now let’s customers bring their own phone instead of requiring a new phone purchase. iPhones and recent high-end Samsungs are supported today, with additional Android device support coming later this year.

The Asus ROG Phone II Will Use The New Snapdragon 855 Plus

Asus will announce the ROG Phone II, a new high-end gaming phone, in few days. Asus has revealed one detail is advance: it will use the just-announced, top-end Snapdragon 855 Plus SoC from Qualcomm.

Qualcomm Debuts The Snapdragon 855 – Brings More Power To Mobile Gaming

Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 855 Plus, a higher-performance version of the company’s flagship Snapdragon 855 chipset for phones. The new SoC packs a more powerful CPU and GPU, it’s designed for high-end gaming phones coming out later this year. The 855 Plus is based on the same Kryo 485 CPU and Adreno 640 GPU […]

T-Mobile, Qualcomm And Ericsson Successfully Did A Data Call With X55 Modem On A Low-Band Spectrum 5G Network

Qualcomm and T-Mobile along with Ericsson have successfully completed the first data call using Qualcomm’s X55 modem, the first 5G chip for phones to support all 5G networks to be launched in the US in 2019, including T-Mobile’s band 71 (600 MHz). All 5G phones currently on the market in the US use the X50 chip, […]

T-Mobile Announces Two New Phone In The REVVL Series That Pack Fast Charging

T-Mobile‘s 3rd generation of own-brand REVVL phones have larger, notched screens, fast charging, and modest spec upgrades all around. Dubbed the REVVLRY and REVVLRY+, these mid-range phones ship July 19th. The larger REVVLRY+ has a 6.24-inch, full-HD screen with a small notch. It has a 27W fast charging, Snapdragon 636 processor, 4 GB of RAM, […]

Sprint Launches Their True Mobile 5G In Chicago

Sprint is launching its 5G network in Chicago this week. Utilizing the company’s 2.6 GHz (band 41) spectrum, the network offers better coverage and building penetration than the mmWave 5G The coverage area reaches from the historic IL-64 in the north to Stevenson Expressway in the south, and as far as California Avenue in the […]

FCC Open Four More Bands For Use 5G

At Wednesday’s FCC meeting, the Commission voted to approve two actions that will open up four radio frequency bands to new 5G service. Three of the bands are ultra-high mmWave frequencies near 40 GHz, while the fourth is mid-band, near 2.5 GHz. For the three mmWave bands, today’s action finalized the rules for Auction 103, […]

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