Apple Patent Hints At 5G Plans And A Metal Oxide Gas Sensor For The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch currently supports LTE, but given that 5G is expected to be the future of mobile connectivity, we imagine that in the future, Apple will most likely release an Apple Watch that will support 5G, and thanks to a recently discovered patent by Patently Apple, it seems that Apple has actually patented such a device.


Verizon CEO Expects 5G To Cover Half The Country By Next Year

Mobile carriers in the United States launched their 5G networks earlier this year. As you can probably imagine, coverage is limited to a handful of cities by now, but the carriers are working to rapidly expand coverage in major cities across the country. Verizon’s CEO actually believes that half of the United States will have 5G coverage by next year.


Apple Reportedly Wants Its Own 5G Modems Ready By 2021

Yesterday, it was confirmed that Apple would be acquiring most of Intel’s modem business for a cool $1 billion. It was largely speculated that this could be part of Apple’s plan to eventually create their own modems, but when exactly these Apple-made modems will be released is anyone’s guess.


Apple Confirms $1 Billion Acquisition Of Intel’s Modem Business

Apple is a company that is notorious for trying to do everything themselves. This is why they control as much of the hardware on their products as possible, and why they have even created their own software instead of relying on alternatives such as Android or Windows. It is this kind of approach which is why we weren’t surprised to learn that Apple wanted to start making its own modems […]


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Sprint’s 5G Network Goes Live In Chicago

Sprint today announced the expansion of its 5G mobile network to Chicago. It says that approximately 700,000 people will be covered initially by the network. Chicago happens to be one of the nine markets where Sprint is launching True Mobile 5G. It’s currently available in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City with the service also being launched in select areas of Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, […]


Apple To Fully Transition To OLED iPhones In 2020 With 5G

At the moment, Apple’s lineup of iPhones consists of te iPhone XS, XS Max, and the iPhone XR, the former two being OLED models while the latter uses LCD. There have been talks that Apple could eventually make a full transition to OLED screens in the future, and according to analyst Samik Chatterjee, that could happen in 2020.


Wild Rumor Claims Foldable iPad With 5G Could Launch In 2020

According to the rumors, it has been suggested that Apple could be working on a foldable iPhone. This is due to the interest in foldable phones shown by Samsung and Huawei, which has allegedly prompted Apple to explore the idea. Whether or not they’ll actually go through with it remains to be seen.


Verizon Launches 5G In Denver Today, Providence Gets It On July 1st

Verizon has promised to launch its mobile 5G service in more than 30 cities across the United States this year. To that end, it has announced that the 5G Ultra Wideband service has gone live in Denver today. It’s also going to flip the switch on the network for Providence come July 1st. As you’d expect, 5G coverage will be available in select areas of the cities initially.


T-Mobile Launches 5G Service On June 28th

T-Mobile is joining its rivals in launching its 5G network in the United States. The carrier confirmed today that its new 5G network will enter service from Friday, June 28th. The service will be extremely limited initially as it will only be available in parts of six cities. It will no doubt increase in the coming months.


US Government Might Require 5G Equipment To Be Made Outside Of China

When it comes to production, many companies around the world, not just the US, turn to China. This is because China is known for their inexpensive production, which is why many companies outsource to them to help increase their profit margins and lower their costs. However, the US government could be considering some changes to that practice when it comes to 5G equipment.


Verizon Starts Selling LG V50 ThinQ 5G From June 20th

Verizon will soon begin selling another 5G smartphone on its network. It was the first carrier in the United States to offer the 5G Galaxy S10. It actually had exclusivity on this variant for about a month. Verizon today confirmed that it will begin selling the LG V50 ThinQ 5G from June 20th.


Apple’s Own 5G Modems Might Only Arrive In 2022 Or 2023

According to recent reports, it has been suggested that Apple’s 5G iPhones might only arrive in 2020. This is due to an agreement that Apple has arrived with Qualcomm in a settlement which will allow Apple to license Qualcomm’s tech, which would help the company with their 5G iPhones.


Samsung Could Be The First To The Market With A ‘True’ 5G Chipset

At the moment, Qualcomm is pretty much the only company that has chipsets available in the market that are compatible with 5G. This comes in the form of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 which can be found in the majority of flagship smartphones, although it should be noted that not all Snapdragon 855 chipsets have 5G.


Apple Is Still Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Intel’s Modem Business

Apple is a company that loves to do everything themselves, and we totally get it. This helps Appl reduce dependency on other companies, thus insulating them from any potential problems. This is why it didn’t come as a surprise to learn that Apple could be looking to develop their own 5G modems.