5G radiation fears debunked
Published in Network
Friday, 06 December 2019 11:29

5G radiation fears debunked


Electromagnetic hypersensitivity is rubbish too

While Facebook is full of Russian troll farm created mems claiming that 5G radiation is deadly and is responsible for birds dropping out the skies, the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) has reiterated that there is no evidence that indicates 5G is harmful to people's health.

Qualcomm XR2 Platform goes 5G
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Thursday, 05 December 2019 20:07

Qualcomm XR2 Platform goes 5G


With dedicated 7nm SoC

Qualcomm has big plans for XR. Recently, there was a lot of press that Apple is working on a new device that is two or three years ahead and could replace your phone. Qualcomm is working on that for more than a half-decade. The new Snapdragon XR2 with 5G support is the VR and XR chip you will start seeing in XR designs in late 2020 and onward.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 865 5G
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 21:25

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 865 5G


Flagship SoC with 5G

Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and General Manager Mobile Qualcomm Technologies Inc., has announced Qualcomm's latest flagship SoC at the annual Snapdragon Tech Summit - the Snapdragon 865 5G.

Alex Katouzian announces Snapdragon 765 5G
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 21:06

Alex Katouzian announces Snapdragon 765 5G


First integrated 5G Snapdragon

Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and General Manager Mobile Qualcomm Technologies Inc, has announced the Snapdragon 765 and the Snapdragon 765G.

Intel returns to 5G with MediaTek
Published in Network
Thursday, 28 November 2019 10:38

Intel returns to 5G with MediaTek


Can't do it without you

After walking away from 5G in April, Chipzilla has announced that it wants back in.

Mediatek announces Dimensity lineup of 5G chipsets
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Octa-core Cortex-A77+A55 CPU with Mali-G77 GPU

Mediatek has announced its new Dimensity 5G chipset family, with 7nm Dimensity 1000 as its first premium integrated 5G chipset. This is a single 5G chip solution with octa-core Cortex-A77 and Cortex-A55 CPU cores, ARM Mali-G77 MC9 GPU, hexa-core APU 3.0 for AI, dual 5G SIM, and more.

Intel partners up with Mediatek for 5G modem
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Monday, 25 November 2019 23:07

Intel partners up with Mediatek for 5G modem


For the next generation of PC experiences

Both Intel and Mediatek have announced that they are partnering on the development, certification, and support of 5G modem solutions.

France's 5G spectrum will be cheap as chips
Published in Network
Monday, 25 November 2019 11:12

France's 5G spectrum will be cheap as chips


A snip at 2.17 billion euros

Frances’s 5G spectrum will be sold at a base price of 2.17 billion euros ($2.4 billion), a minister said, which means that telcos will not have to spend so much to get up and running.

Qualcomm thinks there will be 225 million 5G smartphones
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...and nine million bicycles in Bejing

Qualcomm beancounters are projecting sales of 175 million to 225 million 5G smartphones in 2020 with more than 450 million in 2021.

5G proving 450 percent faster
Published in Network
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:04

5G proving 450 percent faster

 
At least for downloads

Speed testing giant Ookla has shown that the early 5G mobile networks are more than 450 percent faster than older ones – at least on downloads.