T-Mobile US spent $8 billion on 4G network
Published in Network


Buys you 1,500 wireless licenses

It is not a big secret that Verizon is the biggest network in the US, followed by AT&T and T-Mobile, but T-Mobile is doing a great job in catching up and now the outfit has announced that it plans to spend $8 billion to improve its 4G network.  

Elephone X8 Lite gets a Helio X30
Published in Mobiles


First of many

ElePhone is planning to launch s large number of new phones in the next few months including the three-side bezel-less Elephone S8. This first Helio X30 powered smartphone with 10nm deca-core SoC is called the X8 Lite.

Galaxy S8 enjoys higher than expected sales
Published in Mobiles


720,000 sold in South Korea

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is experiencing very high sales on most of the markets and the company released some of the first sales numbers. 

Maze Alpha is another bezel-less phone
Published in Mobiles


Newcomer brand

It looks like that the main theme from China-based manufacturers for 2017 are the bezel-less phones. The new player called Maze is planning a phone with a tiny bezel. The phone resembles the now famous Xiaomi Mi Mix and there is no fix launch date for this product. 

Qualcomm files counterclaims to Apple lawsuit
Published in Mobiles


Fight fire with fire   

Qualcomm’s executives were untraditionally vocal after the Apple lawsuit. Now they've came up with counterclaims and answers to back up their case against Apple. 

Xiaomi Mi 6 comes on the April 19
Published in Mobiles


The second Snapdragon 835

Xiaomi Mi5 was one of the best priced Snapdragon 820 phones on the market and the company is planning to launch the Xiaomi Mi6 successor on April 19th. 

AMD wants to make your VR headset wireless
Published in Graphics


Acquires Nitero millimeter wave company

You might seen we've writing about millimeter waves several times. and we usually attributed this term to 5G. AMD has just acquired Nitero, a millimeter wave company that wants to use this technology to cut the cord on your VR and AR headset. 

Samsung won't bend displays like Beckham until 2019
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Rounded will be the best you can expect

The next big thing may be bendable screens and devices, but it doesn’t look like you will see that anytime soon, at least not from Samsung. 

Samsung Galaxy S8 doesn’t Daydream
Published in Graphics


But it GearVRs just fine

Google made a lot of noise about its Daydream platform and a few of our colleagues have reported that you cannot install a Daydream app on a Galaxy S8 phone. 

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds
Published in Mobiles


Average speeds can double


We had a chance to see the GigabitLTE working at speeds up to 930 Mbps and upload speeds of 127.5 Mbps which is definitely the fastest that we’ve ever seen. But despite the fascination with the top speed, it is more important that GigabitLTE will significantly increase  average speeds.