Welcome Baby Yoda Into Your Home With The Mandalorian AR Experience

The Mandalorian and Baby Yoda are coming home. Not in the ongoing second season of the Star Wars series, but on your phone. Google and Lucasfilm have partnered to launch The Mandalorian AR Experience, an augmented reality app that will allow you to recreate moments from the first season, as the Mando (Pedro Pascal) goes … Read more Welcome Baby Yoda Into Your Home With The Mandalorian AR Experience

Huawei Exclusion Decision to Be Appealed by Swedish Telecoms Regulator

Swedish telecoms regulator PTS will appeal a court decision against its plan to exclude Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei from its 5G networks. PTS on Monday halted 5G spectrum auctions after a court suspended parts of its earlier decision, in which it followed Britain in banning Huawei equipment from 5G networks, citing national security risks. … Read more Huawei Exclusion Decision to Be Appealed by Swedish Telecoms Regulator

Huawei Said to Sell $15-Billion Honor Unit to Digital China-Led Consortium

Huawei plans to sell budget-brand smartphone unit Honor in a CNY 100 billion (roughly Rs. 1,12,100 crores) deal to a consortium led by handset distributor Digital China and the government of its home town of Shenzhen, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The plan comes as US restrictions on supplying Huawei force the world’s second-biggest … Read more Huawei Said to Sell $15-Billion Honor Unit to Digital China-Led Consortium

Qualcomm Forecasts Ballooning 5G Sales, Posts Largest Revenue Earnings

Qualcomm forecast fiscal first-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Wednesday as it predicted sales of 5G smart phones would balloon to more than half a billion units next year, powered in part by new Apple iPhone 12 models. Qualcomm’s shares were up 14 percent in extended trading. The San Diego-based company is the biggest supplier … Read more Qualcomm Forecasts Ballooning 5G Sales, Posts Largest Revenue Earnings

Apple Said to Face Shortages in Power Chips for iPhone 12

Apple is grappling with a shortage of vital chips that manage power consumption in iPhone models and other devices, people with knowledge of the matter said, complicating its ability to meet holiday demand for the latest version of its marquee gadget.It’s unclear to what extent the bottleneck may limit iPhone availability during its crucial launch quarter, typically … Read more Apple Said to Face Shortages in Power Chips for iPhone 12

iPhone 12 May Not Support Dual-SIM 5G Out of the Box: Report

iPhone 12 may not support 5G in dual-SIM mode right out of the box. The alleged discrepancy was first highlighted on Reddit over the weekend, following which an internal Apple training document posted by a user in the discussion seems to have confirmed the issue. Apple first introduced dual-SIM functionality in its iPhones with the … Read more iPhone 12 May Not Support Dual-SIM 5G Out of the Box: Report

Verizon Signs Up Microsoft, Nokia to Help Clients Build Private 5G Networks

Verizon said on Monday it has struck deals with Microsoft and Nokia to improve the telecoms giant’s ability to target business customers by offering clients the ability to automate factory floors, lower costs and speed up data traffic through private 5G networks. Private 5G networks remove the need for businesses to jostle for speed with others on … Read more Verizon Signs Up Microsoft, Nokia to Help Clients Build Private 5G Networks

iPhone 12 to Offer 5G Speeds US Networks Can’t Deliver: Analysis

5G will finally get its US closeup with the expected debut of Apple’s next iPhone on Tuesday. But the blazing speeds promised will not materialise for most people. The device, dubbed the iPhone 12 by analysts, can tap into 5G, or fifth generation wireless technology, that theoretically operates as much as 10 to 20 times … Read more iPhone 12 to Offer 5G Speeds US Networks Can’t Deliver: Analysis

Huawei Colludes With Chinese State, UK Parliament Committee Finds

The British parliament’s defence committee said on Thursday that it had found clear evidence that telecoms giant Huawei had colluded with the Chinese state and said Britain may need to remove all Huawei equipment earlier than planned. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in July ordered Huawei equipment to be purged from the nascent 5G network … Read more Huawei Colludes With Chinese State, UK Parliament Committee Finds

5G’s Arrival Tees Up Patent Fights in Market Set to Grow 12,000 Percent

Battles unfolding on several continents over who profits from connected cars, smarthomes, and robotic surgery may dwarf the size and scope of the tech industry’s first worldwide patent war, the one over smartphones. Automakers are now in court fighting some of the same companies that phonemakers such as Apple had to pay billions of dollars for … Read more 5G’s Arrival Tees Up Patent Fights in Market Set to Grow 12,000 Percent