Sprint’s 5G Network Has Gone Live In Four Cities Today

Sprint had confirmed that its commercial 5G network would be going live at the end of May and it has followed through on the timeline. The carrier has flipped the switch on its 5G network in four cities today, namely Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City. It has now become the third major carrier in the United States to launch the next-generation mobile network for its customers.


Lenovo Project Limitless: 5G PC, Powered By Snapdragon 8cx

At Computex 2019, Qualcomm and Lenovo have demonstrated “Project Limitless” the world’s first 5G PC, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx platform and a discrete Qualcomm X55 5G modem.


Sprint Releases Its First 5G Devices On May 31st

Sprint has confirmed the availability details for its first 5G devices today. They will be available from the carrier starting May 31st. Its first 5G devices include the LG V50 ThinQ 5G smartphone and the HTC 5G Hub mobile hotspot. Both devices will initially be available to customers only in the first few markets where the carrier’s next-generation network will go live.


iPhones With Apple-Designed 5G Modems Won’t Be Arriving Anytime Soon

Apple and Qualcomm have recently settled their ongoing lawsuits with each other, which some have taken to indicate that come 2020, we can expect to see Apple launch their 5G iPhones. Apple had previously been rumored to use Intel’s 5G tech for their iPhones, but with Intel dropping out of the 5G race for good, Qualcomm is pretty much the only other option.


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UK’s First 5G Mobile Service Launches July 3rd

The United Kingdom will soon join the small list of countries where mobile 5G service is now available. South Korea was the first, followed by the United States. It has now been confirmed that Vodafone will be the first mobile network in the United Kingdom to provide the country’s first 5G service.


Huawei’s First TV Could Sport 8K Resolution And 5G Connectivity

Last year, it was discovered that Huawei had filed for a trademark that indicated that the company could be working on a TV of their own. Now according to a report from the Asian Nikkei Review, it seems that Huawei’s upcoming TV could actually be a rather interesting device with a rumored 8K resolution and also 5G connectivity.


A Samsung Galaxy S10 5G In Korea Has Caught On Fire

We imagine that the snafu with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catching on fire is probably still quite a sore spot for Samsung, and that the company has definitely learnt from their mistakes. However, we’re sure we can’t be the only ones to start feeling a bit uneasy whenever we hear reports about Samsung phones catching on fire.


More Evidence That Apple Could Be Developing Its Own 5G Modems

For a while now it has been rumored that Apple could be looking to develop their own modems. For a company that seems to love to do everything themselves where possible, it actually made a lot of sense. Now according to a report from The Telegraph, there is more evidence that Apple could indeed be working on their own modem, a 5G one no doubt.


This Is Why Intel Killed Its 5G Modem Project

A couple of weeks ago following the speculation that Apple’s 5G iPhones could be delayed to 2021 due to their apparent difficulty in sourcing components. Intel was said to be the company to supply Apple with 5G modems, and the company came forward to claim that everything was going according to plan.


Apple Almost Bought Intel’s Smartphone Modem Business

apple logoFor the past few years, Intel has been making modems for smartphones where the company has supplied handset makers such as Apple with their modems. Now there have been some talks in the past about Apple potentially looking to develop their own modem, and it seems that they almost had a helping hand from Intel.


iPad Pro With 5G Might Only Arrive In 2021

According to the rumors, Apple is expected to launch its 5G iPhone in 2020. Based on Apple’s history, the company tends to introduce new features to its iPhones first before it is eventually brought over to the iPad. This was the case with features such as Touch ID and Face ID, and it could be the same for 5G as well.


Verizon’s CEO Confirms Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Will Have 5G

Earlier this year, Samsung launched their Galaxy S10 handset in which one of the models came with support for 5G. That was Samsung’s first 5G smartphone and we doubt that it will be their last. At the same time, we expect that 5G availability in smartphones won’t be so common out of the gate.


Verizon Lists 20 Cities That Will Get 5G This Year

Verizon is in the process of launching its mobile 5G network. The carrier has now confirmed 20 additional markets where it says the 5G network will go live before the end of this year. It had previously announced that 5G would be deployed in select areas of over 30 cities across the country in 2019. Its 5G Home broadband internet service will be offered in some of these markets as […]


AT&T’s CEO Anticipates 5G Plans Could Be Tier-Based And More Expensive

It goes without saying that many are excited to see what kind of changes and improvements 5G could be bringing to the table. As it stands, LTE is pretty fast, but tests have shown that 5G is faster. Unfortunately, it also seems that 5G plans could potentially be more expensive, or at least that’s what AT&T’s CEO Randall Stephenson is anticipating.