July 21, 2019

The guts of an Apple iPhone present precisely what Trump will get incorrect about commerce

Crack open an iPhone and you’ll begin to see why President Donald Trump’s ongoing trade war with China doesn’t make sense.
July 20, 2019

AT&T President Kevin Petersen Reveals Why 5G is Taking So Long to Come Out

AT&T hosted its annual Shape conference last month to showcase one of the largest implementations of 5G networking the world has ever seen. But, for casual mobile device users and tech enthusiasts alike, the supposed wonders of 5G remain elusive. Following the event, Newsweek spoke with AT&T President Kevin Petersen to discuss the rollout of gig-speed mobile networks and what they might mean for entertainment and business experiences of the future.
July 20, 2019

How to save battery life on your Android phone

Update July 19, 2019, 3:24PM ET: This article has been updated to correct errors in the section about how to disable Doze Mode.
July 20, 2019

Comcast now lets you use your own Android device on Xfinity Mobile

Comcast now lets you use your own Android device with its Xfinity Mobile wireless carrier. Previously, if you wanted to use your own device then it had to be a recent iPhone. Xfinity Mobile is Comcast’s MVNO that’s available exclusively to the company’s home internet customers and runs on the Verizon network.
May 31, 2019

Don’t anticipate a headphone jack or quantity buttons on the Galaxy Note 10

The unofficial start of summer means it’s time for rumors to begin swirling for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note device, which is typically announced around August. Still, the news might not be what you want to hear: the 10th anniversary Galaxy Note might be the one where Samsung finally kills the headphone jack for the phablet line.
May 31, 2019

5G has arrived within the UK, and it’s quick

EE turned on the UK’s first 5G network today, across London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast, Birmingham, and Manchester. 5G connectivity is now available in limited parts of these cities, more than a month before rival Vodafone plans to launch its own 5G service. I took to the streets of London today to test out 5G, armed with a OnePlus 7 Pro 5G handset. I’m impressed with the early results.
May 29, 2019

Intel, AMD, and ARM each see our computing future differently

This has been a good week to be a processor geek. In quick succession, we’ve seen ARM announce its 2020 CPU and GPU designs, Intel reveal its 10th Gen Core chips, and AMD refresh its Ryzen line. Along with Nvidia and its expansion into more complex computation beyond gaming graphics, these three names are the leaders that set the direction of future processor development. By extension, these are also the companies that set the parameters for how future Windows laptops, Mac Pro workstations, and next-gen gaming consoles will look, feel, and function. The processor is still the beating heart of any computer, and now’s a great time to check in on how its evolution is going.
May 27, 2019

ARM announces Cortex-A77 and Mali-G77 for premium smartphones in 2020

ARM, the blueprint maker and instruction set designer for all the mobile chips we enjoy using in our smartphones today, has unveiled its latest set of premium mobile designs, slated to feature in 2020 devices. This includes two main components: the Cortex-A77 CPU core and the Mali-G77 graphics part.
May 27, 2019

Apple could bring dual Bluetooth audio connections to future iPhones

For better or worse, wireless audio is slowly becoming the norm for mobile phones and tablets. This has caused a lot of annoyance, but there are benefits, too. One is the ability to send audio signals to two separate Bluetooth devices simultaneously. Some Samsung phones can already do this, and according to a rumor from Japanese blog Mac Otakara (spotted via Mac Rumors), Apple might be bringing the feature to future iPhones as well.
May 27, 2019

Samsung releases some clever Disney and Pixar wallpapers for the Galaxy S10

One of the ways that Samsung moved away from having a notch on its Galaxy S10 family of smartphones was to put the front-facing camera and sensors in the display, leaving a small cutout in the corner of the screen. Users have created some clever wallpapers to hide the hole, and Samsung recently partnered with Disney to release a series of its own custom wallpapers that camouflage the camera