Cellular Networks

Analyst Reveals Sony’s PlayStation 5 Could Launch Ahead of Xbox Scarlett

The Ace Economic Research Institute claims a launch is coming sooner than expected.<p>The successor to the PlayStation 4 could reach retailers sooner …

Innovation

We Are Near The End of The Era of Video Game Consoles

Is that a good thing?<p>The measuring stick for success among the big three gaming companies of Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo has long been a question of …

Living Rooms

The Exciting New HIRAX Project Will Allow Scientists To Learn More About Dark Energy And Fast Radio Bursts

The Hydrogen Intensity and Real-time Analysis eXperiment (HIRAX) project in South Africa will greatly increase our knowledge of fast radio bursts and …

South Africa

The future of your license plate

<i>Each week, we spotlight a cool innovation recommended by some of the industry's top tech writers. This week's pick is a digital license plate.</i><p>License …

License Plates

How to Backup Your WhatsApp Conversations to Google Drive

Earlier this week Google announced that thanks to a partnership with WhatsApp, backups from the app will no longer count against your Google Drive …

Apps

The Merits of Musk

By<p>August 18, 2018<p>Elon Musk’s mood was a top story in Friday’s New York Times, along with President Donald Trump’s Russia problems, Google’s …

Business

Everything you need to know about 5G technology (non-technical)

There’s been a lot of talk about the next “revolutionary” wave in telecom networks starting to roll out, aptly dubbed “5G”, or “5th Generation” of …

Telecoms

How 5G connectivity and new technology could pave the way for self-driving cars - MIT Technology Review

How much safer, smoother, and more efficient could driving be if cars could communicate with traffic lights while approaching an intersection, get …

Autonomous Cars

Android Go will save users even more space when it gets Pie

Last year, Google launched Android Go, a lightweight version of the operating system based on the trunk version platform — at the time, Android 8.1 …

Android News

Samsung announces first multi-mode 5G modem, but when will it hit phones?

Samsung<p>Samsung has announced the Exynos Modem 5100, claiming its the first multi-mode 5G modem.<br>• This means Samsung’s new modem is capable of connecting to 5G and legacy cellular networks.<br>• Manufacturers can get their hands on the new 5G modem by the end of 2018.<p>The 5G train continues to steam ahead, …

Tech Trends

Last Minute Deal: NordVPN 3-Yr Subscription, Save 76%

We have a great deal on the NordVPN 3-Yr Subscription in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 76% off the normal price.<p>The NordVPN 3-Yr …

Gear & Gadgets

Manila ranks low in availability of LTE

When it comes to LTE availability, the Philippines’ capital lagged behind major urban centers in East Asia, a crowdsourced survey showed on …

Asia

Galaxy S10 won’t be first Samsung 5G phone, foldables will be a family

With global smartphone sales stagnating ahead of the launch of next-generation 5G cellular networks, Samsung is previewing its 2019 phone plans, and there are a couple of surprises in store. The company now says that its first 5G phone won’t be the Galaxy S10 and confirms that it’s planning …

Mobile

What is fog computing?

Fog computing refers to a decentralized computing structure, where resources, including the data and applications, get placed in logical locations …

Internet of Things

SCAM ALERT

Nokuthula Khanyile<p>If you have access to the Internet, a cellphone, bank cards or a car, the chances are you’ve been scammed. And the more advanced …

Identity Theft

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

Qualcomm Reaches Settlement With Taiwan to Slash Antitrust Fines

Qualcomm Inc., the smartphone-chipmaker fighting a series of regulatory actions and lawsuits threatening its most profitable business, has reached a …

Business

Walking with Wildflowers: citizen science along the Pacific Crest Trail

by Nic Kooyers<p>My personal limits are pretty clear – I only have two hands, two feet and can only be in a single location at a given time. Ditto for …

Wildflowers

It Takes Just $200 to Tie Cell Networks in Knots

At the Black Hat conference, a researcher showed fundamental flaws in cellular network design that can degrade service and potentially knock networks …

Cybersecurity

What to know about Samsung’s new Note9

By Hayley Tsukayama<p>, Reporter<p>Samsung is sticking to its tested formula for the Note9, its newest high-end smartphone. The company unveiled the latest addition to its Galaxy smartphone lineup at a New York event Thursday, slightly increasing the screen size of its largest smartphone but keeping most …

Mobile

Samsung Unveils Note 9, Upgraded Watch and Home Speaker

(Bloomberg) — Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 in New York, banking on the larger-screen device to rejuvenate sales of a struggling …

Mobile

Sky Guys Take to the Skies: SFOC Granted for Testing of DX-3 Vanguard

One of Canada’s leading drone operator’s has been granted a a Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC) which will allow them to undertake …

Canada

Apple likely headed to court over potential iPhone ban in India

The India government has refused Apple's request to exempt the iPhone from anti-spam laws regarding a mandatory anti-spam app, with the fight …

Apps

Samsung plans to invest more than $20bn in emerging technologies | Articles | Chief Strategy Officer

The Samsung Group has revealed plans to invest KRW25 trillion ($22.4bn) into tech growth areas such as AI and 5G over the next three years, according …

Innovation

Project Wing Completes First Long-Distance, Residential Drone Delivery in US

Wing successfully delivered ice cream to the suburbs via UAV.<p>The Washington Post/Getty Images<p>Marco MargaritoffView Marco Margaritoff's …

Drones

SIGCOMM 2018 to showcase exciting innovations in computer networks

Application of AI to computer networks and more to be presented<p>Application of AI to Computer Networks, Miniature Devices that Can Communicate from …

Machine Learning

China aims to dominate 5G mobile technology—and it’s off to a strong start

The country has spent tens of billions more dollars than the US on infrastructure that will support next-generation cellular networks, according to a …

Mobile

Lawmakers asked Apple to reveal how it tracks its users. Here’s what the company said.

By Hayley Tsukayama<p>, Reporter<p>Apple has answered several questions about its data collection practices posed by House Republicans on the Energy and Commerce committee last month. Four senior Republicans on the committee including chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) pressed the technology giant on whether …

Technology Policy

Deloitte: China is outspending and outpacing U.S. in 5G development

U.S. cellular carriers may be the first to launch large-scale 5G networks, but China is deploying far more 5G infrastructure at a rapid clip, says global consultancy Deloitte — a difference that could soon make China the world’s leader in next-generation wireless technology. In a new report, the …

Business

Data must fall, says ANC

At the ANC national executive committee lekgotla, the party declared affordable data a priority, The Sowetan has reported.<p>A cabinet lekgotla set to …

South Africa