Don’t Pay $699, Get a OnePlus 8 5G Smartphone in Glacial Green for $392.14 Shipped – Today Only

The OnePlus 8 5G Smartphone comes fully unlocked and you can get one for $392.14 shipped, today only, originally $699. It’s powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 with the Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System, which helps to deliver ultra fast multi-gigabit 5G connectivity. Boasting 8GB of boosted RAM, along with 128GB of UFS 3.0 storage, OnePlus 8 users will be able to experience more powerful gaming and snappier multitasking. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
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5G? 5G+? How to Tell Which Version of 5G Your Phone Is Connected To

With the gaining popularity of 5G, many telecommunication companies now operate 5G services. Depending on the service provider you use, the icons on your status bar vary. These icons represent the capabilities of your 5G network. As 5G is yet to reach its apex, understanding what the 5G or 5G+...
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Xiaomi China government censorship list discovered in Mi 10T 5G

Lithuania’s Defense Ministry’s National Cyber Security Centre released a report this week discussing three smartphones. These devices were produced by OnePlus, Xiaomi, and Huawei. Each of these brands were included in the study due to their home base (China), and the fact that they’re selling phones in Lithuania. The results are of global importance, since we’re also talking about brands that sell smartphones around the world.
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Microsoft atones with Surface Duo 2, adding 5G, Snapdragon 888, and triple camera

At today’s Surface event, Microsoft unveiled the second generation of its Surface Duo device, called the Microsoft Surface Duo 2. It’s the “world’s thinnest 5G device,” according to Microsoft, which is quite a claim to make. The updated hardware carries over a few aspects of the first edition including the...
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Best 5G hotspots 2021

All major carriers in the U.S. have some 5G network up and running with the promise of faster speeds and better latency; two must-haves for a good work experience on the go. Some of the best 5G hotspots with Wi-Fi 6 have enabled high-speed networking on several devices at once. If you're looking to upgrade your hotspot to 5G, the Netgear Nighthawk M5 Unlocked is the best overall choice thanks to its great features, including Ethernet and support for AT&T and T-Mobile network SIMs.

Microsoft Amps Up Hardware Push With 5G Phone, Pro Laptop

(Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. introduced an end-to-end revamp of its Surface devices, including an update to its popular two-in-one laptop models, part of a push to be a bigger force in computer hardware. The new lineup, unveiled at an event Wednesday, refreshes three of its hybrid laptop-tablet devices, adds 5G...

Microsoft announces Surface Duo 2 with better cameras, 5G and more

At the annual Surface event, Microsoft has announced the new Surface Duo 2 with new features and an improved experience. Like the original device, the Surface Duo 2 features two 5.8-inch, 1344 x 1892 OLED screens that are connected by a hinge, giving user an 8.3-inch display with 90Hz refresh rate. Microsoft has also added a slight curve at the edge giving users an option to quickly glance the missed notifications, time and more. Both the displays on the Surface Duo 2 are covered with Corning glass for better protection.

Microsoft's new folding Surface Duo 2, first look: camera-studded, 5G-enabled

Microsoft's first attempt at a folding phone, the Surface Duo, nailed the hinge and folding feel, but lagged on everything else. The Duo 2, announced today at Microsoft's virtual Surface event, looks like it's addressed a lot of the previous Duo's shortcomings: sometimes sluggish performance, only one camera and a lack of 5G. Whether it can compete with the Samsung Galaxy Fold 3 remains to be seen, but the Duo finally has 5G, more cameras, a faster processor and even a side display. The Duo 2 starts at $1,499 and is available for preorder, arriving October 5. Here's what you need to know about Microsoft's new Android phone and how it aims to compete.
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Nokia G50 Launch Pushes Budget 5G With Top Features To Match

HMD Global has continued filling out its Nokia G-series lineup today with the launch of the Nokia G50. Set just above the Nokia G20, at least in terms of pricing, this isn’t just a step up from that phone in terms of specs however. It’s also a jump up in terms of networking, offering 5G networking in a truly budget package.

Nokia G50 arrives with 5G, 5,000mAh battery, and sub-$300 price tag

If you’ve been hoping for another solid sub-$300 smartphone, then the Nokia G50 may be right up your alley. HMD Global announced the device earlier this morning, aiming to undercut many of the other popular budget-friendly devices with a solid set of specs. The Nokia G50 features a 6.82-inch LCD...

Meet HMD Global’s Nokia G50 with 5G, a big 6.8-inch display, and a $299 price tag

HMD Global’s latest smartphone is the Nokia G50 which was announced earlier today and is already available to pre-order in the US for $299. For that, you’ll get a phone running Android 11 out of the box with 3 years of monthly security updates and 2 years of OS upgrades. On the hardware side, the Nokia G50 boasts a big 6.82-inch HD+ display and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 480 5G chipset.

Bhutan Telecom Partners Ericsson to Roll Out 5G Network in Bhutan

Ericsson has entered an agreement with Bhutan Telecom, Bhutan’s largest telecom service provider, to deploy a 5G network in the Kingdom of Bhutan. As part of the agreement, Ericsson will be responsible for network rollout and services of the 5G network. The introduction of 5G will allow Bhutan Telecom to continue its technology leadership while contributing to the government’s vision of establishing a digital society in Bhutan.

5G services in Bangladesh to be launched at the end of 2021: Joy

Prime minister’s information and communication technology affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has revealed the launching of 5G service in Bangladesh to take place at the end of this year. ‘We are aiming to launch 5G and planning to pilot it at the end of this year,’ he said at a...

Oppo Reno 6 5G specifications with great capabilities and an expensive...

Oppo revealed the latest versions of the famous Reno series, which includes a major version called the Oppo Reno 6 5G, and the Oppo Reno 6 5G phone was launched last May in the category of mid-range phones, at an expensive price equivalent to 500 euros. What was mentioned by the “gsmarena” technical website, Oppo provided the Oppo Reno 6 5G phone with a MediaTek Dimensity 900 processor, with a manufacturing accuracy of 6 nanometers, which supports 5G networks.

25GS-PON – The Next Next Generation of Multi-Gigabit Broadband

Most fiber-based gigabit access networks use GPON technology. GPON has a downstream capacity of 2.5 Gbps, but with bandwidth needs continuously increasing, GPON is running out of steam! It is quickly giving way to the next generation – XGS-PON – which delivers four times the bandwidth. XGS-PON is an outstanding solution for premium residential service, small and medium enterprises, and even mobile transport. However, the ever-growing bandwidth demand is a certainty. Fortunately, the next next-generation PON technology is here: 25GS-PON.