How to download the iOS 16 developer beta right now
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How to download the iOS 16 developer beta right now

Apple has officially announced iOS 16, the next generation of its iPhone operating system. The latest iOS release promises some cool and exciting new features, including a fully customizable lock screen complete with widgets, shared iCloud Photo Libraries for families, Live Text in videos, and more. Although the final iOS 16 release won’t arrive before Read more

Which devices are compatible with iOS 16?
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Which devices are compatible with iOS 16?

During its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple took the wraps off iOS 16, the next generation of its mobile operating system. While it’s only available as a developer beta right now, the new release is filled with interesting and exciting new features and enhancements. These include an all-new lock screen experience, Live Text in videos, Read more

The sordid history of 5GE, or when 5G isn’t 5G at all
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The sordid history of 5GE, or when 5G isn’t 5G at all

In the quest to deliver true 5G technology, wireless carriers have naturally been trying every angle they can to promote their own 5G services as superior to the competition. This has resulted in a confusing assortment of letters and symbols often appearing after the letters “5G” on your smartphone to suggest that you’re getting service Read more

What does a private 5G network mean for you?
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What does a private 5G network mean for you?

The advent of 5G has the potential to change the world in a lot more ways than just offering faster mobile data. With speeds and latency good enough to replace wired broadband connections, 5G is already revolutionizing home internet services, but even that’s just the tip of the iceberg. In many ways, the real future Read more

What is low-band 5G? Sub-6 explained
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What is low-band 5G? Sub-6 explained

There’s little doubt that 5G promises to change how we communicate, live, and work in a pretty big way. Unlike the cellular technologies of yesteryear, 5G offers capabilities and performance that were once the exclusive domain of wired networks. So, it’s no surprise that deploying these advanced networks has become more involved than anything that’s Read more

Bluetooth hack compromises Teslas, digital locks, and more
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Bluetooth hack compromises Teslas, digital locks, and more

A group of security researchers has found a way to circumvent digital locks and other security systems that rely on the proximity of a Bluetooth fob or smartphone for authentication. Using what’s known as a “link layer relay attack,” security consulting firm NCC Group was able to unlock, start, and drive vehicles and unlock and Read more

What is mmWave? High-band 5G explained
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What is mmWave? High-band 5G explained

The rollout of 5G technology around the world has been considerably more complex than the wireless standards that came before. Since 5G demands unprecedented levels of performance, carriers have to navigate a tricky sea of radio frequencies to ensure they can deliver the best speeds and coverage possible. Older GSM, 3G, and 4G/LTE technologies ran Read more

Apple iPhone 15: Release date, leaks, price, and more
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Apple iPhone 15: Release date, leaks, price, and more

The iPhone 14 hasn’t even made an appearance yet, and we’re already hearing reports on what to expect from next year’s so-called “iPhone 15.” Since Apple’s 2023 iPhone plans likely haven’t even been finalized yet, most of these rumors should be taken with a huge dose of skepticism — but there are enough interesting bits and Read more

Google reveals new Pixel Tablet coming in 2023
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Google reveals new Pixel Tablet coming in 2023

Google had another surprise up its sleeve at Google I/O today, announcing that it will be expanding its lineup of first-party Android products with its first Pixel Tablet. Although it’s not expected to arrive until 2023, Google wanted to give us a sneak peek at its new tablet. The company said there’s so much energy Read more

What is midrange 5G? C-Band explained
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What is midrange 5G? C-Band explained

You may have noticed that the rollout of 5G has been much more complicated than prior advancements in cellular technology. Certainly, in the days of the 3G and 4G/LTE rollouts, we weren’t hearing terms like “midband,” “C-band,” “mmWave,” and “sub-6GHz” being thrown around. Of course, those technologies didn’t promise to revolutionize wireless communications the same Read more