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5G’s arrival is transforming tech. Here’s everything you need to know to keep up

It has been years in the making, but 5G is finally becoming a reality. While 5G coverage is still extremely limited, expect to see it expand in 2019. Not sure what 5G even is? Here's everything you need to know.
Computing

Enjoy the internet anywhere with LTE on the new Samsung Chromebook Plus v2

With the new addition of LTE, the Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 should now more enticing for consumers who just want a device for traveling and enjoying the internet wherever they go.
Mobile

U.S. stays in fifth in global 4G availability rankings, increases in 4G speed

According to OpenSignal's latest State of LTE report, the country with the best 4G availability is South Korea -- yet again. While the U.S. is still in fifth place for availability, it has seen an increase in 4G speed since November.
Mobile

The Mi Mix 2 is the first Xiaomi phone we can truly recommend you buy

If you’ve been put off checking out a Xiaomi phone in the past because it didn’t connect to 4G LTE networks in the U.S., then you need to see the Mi Mix 2. Not only does it connect to GSM 4G LTE networks, but it’s also a great value…
Mobile

5G to reach a billion people by 2023, with VR and AR firing up development

Mobile infrastructure company Ericsson predicts that in 2023, 20-percent of the global population will have access to a next-generation 5G data connection. That's around a billion people.
Mobile

Keep an eye on your pet or child with Fynd, the 4G LTE tracking device

Currently on Indiegogo, Fynd is a tracking device that runs on Sprint's 4G LTE coverage. While most Bluetooth trackers don't work beyond 100 feet, Fynd has unlimited nationwide range.
Mobile

The DuraXV LTE is a sturdy flip phone bound for Verizon’s airwaves

Kyocera's DuraXV LTE is the perfect basic phone for 4G LTE speed junkies on a Verizon plan. It starts at $264 and supports features like Push to Talk Plus, Wi-Fi Calling, and more.
Computing

Leak at Ignite 2017 suggests when the Surface Pro 2017 LTE model will land

At Microsoft's Ignite 2017 conference, a representative said the LTE version of the Surface Pro 2017 2-in-1 will be made available soon. Based on an early listing pulled last week, LTE support may be locked to the Core i5 models.
Mobile

When disaster strikes, this secret Verizon bunker keeps your phone working

Verizon's ultra-secure switching center in Yonkers, New York handles 300 million data connections every day. We took a tour to learn more about how the carrier has protected it against natural disasters.
Mobile

T-Mobile launched its 600MHz network, but no phone can take advantage of it

T-Mobile announced the nationwide rollout of its 600MHz network in early August. When fully deployed, it'll cover 321 million Americans. But right now, there aren't any devices compatible with it.
Mobile

Unlimited data plans are slowing down AT&T and Verizon 4G speeds

In OpenSignal's latest State of Mobile report, both carriers have experienced a decline in 4G speeds after reintroducing unlimited plans. Meanwhile, T-Mobile and Sprint saw an increase in LTE speeds.
Mobile

U.S. snags the fourth spot in global 4G availability rankings

The U.S. now ranks fourth in 4G availability, according to the latest OpenSignal report. However, the country is still far behind when it comes 4G speed in comparison to other countries.
Mobile

Verizon’s SmartHub packs 4G LTE and support for smart home devices

Need a hub to manage your automated devices and a 4G LTE router? Look no further than Verizon's new SmartHub, a $200 hotspot that combines the best of both worlds. It's available with Verizon Home, a subscription monitoring service.
Mobile

Sprint's Magic Box is a tiny indoor cell tower that improves coverage

Suffering from spotty reception? Sprint has the solution: A tiny indoor cell tower that extends coverage up to 30,000 feet. It's available to new and existing subscribers starting May 2017.
Android Army

Qualcomm 205 gives feature phones high-speed 3G LTE

Qualcomm's new Qualcomm 205 platform, which the company announced at a launch event in March, brings 4G LTE connectivity to low-end phones. It's expected to launch in the second quarter of 2017.
Mobile

Sprint will demonstrate super-fast wireless at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Sprint is teaming up with Ericsson to demonstrate a gigabit-speed wireless network. It's a precursor for the carrier's 5G ambitions -- the carrier's rolling out an upgraded network in the U.S.
Android Army

Telstra’s superfast 1Gbps network lets you download an HD movie in three minutes

Australian carrier Telstra has taken the wraps off its 1Gbps network in Australia. It's fast enough to deliver an HD movie in minutes, the carrier says, and will roll out to customers in the coming weeks.
Mobile

Following Cricket, U.S. Cellular's prepaid plans offer more data for the same prices

U.S. Cellular announced improvements to its prepaid plans that boost users' high-speed data allotments for the same prices as before. The upgrades are now available for purchase.