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AT&T and Verizon are Too Busy Seeing $$$ to Get Worked Up About the T-Mobile-Sprint Merger AT&T and Verizon are Too Busy Seeing $$$ to Get Worked Up About the T-Mobile-Sprint Merger

With Sprint and T-Mobile having agreed to a $26.5 billion merger (assuming the deal gets approved by federal regulators), 126 million people are looking at significant change to their wireless coverage. How do competitors AT&T and Verizon feel about their potential rival? It seems both companies are totally chill.

Apple Posts, Deletes Job Listing That Sounds Suspiciously Like It's for Making In-House iPhone Modems Apple Posts, Deletes Job Listing That Sounds Suspiciously Like It's for Making In-House iPhone Modems

Apple put up, and then took down, a job posting that suggested the company is preparing to give up on wireless chips manufactured by Qualcomm—a supplier it is currently in a contentious legal battle with—and is possibly cutting out Intel as well for future generations of iPhones.

Here's What You Can Expect From 5G in 2018 Here's What You Can Expect From 5G in 2018

At Mobile World Congress 2018, 5G was easily one of the biggest buzzwords thrown around. Now that shouldn’t really be a big surprise, as this next evolution in wireless communication is being touted as the linchpin that’s going to make things like superfast mobile internet, autonomous cars, and armies of flying…

AT&T Launches Fake 5G Network in Desperate Attempt to Seem Innovative AT&T Launches Fake 5G Network in Desperate Attempt to Seem Innovative

Have you heard? AT&T is going to “pave the way for the next generation of faster speeds” with something called 5G Evolution. No, it’s not actually a new 5G network, the much hyped successor to 4G that’s supposed to change the way we connect to the internet. It’s just a re-branded 4G offering, and AT&T’s sad attempt at…

The Future of Super-Fast 5G Internet Is a Mess The Future of Super-Fast 5G Internet Is a Mess

Faster internet is coming to your phone in the form of tech with fancy names like 5G and LTE-U. But just what that tech will look like and how good it will be remains to be seen.

Facebook Is Building Its Own Antennas So That More People Can Use Facebook Facebook Is Building Its Own Antennas So That More People Can Use Facebook

Yesterday, Zuckerberg waxed poetic about the future of global connectivity, and now day two of Facebook’s F8 developer conference is giving us more details. Two terrestrial based programs—no nifty drones needed—hope to technically leapfrog fiber with throughput speeds maxing out at a blazing 2.1Gbps.

What Is 5G and How Will It Make My Life Better? What Is 5G and How Will It Make My Life Better?

Everybody loves speedy internet, so it’s no surprise that every major telecom in the world is working to make it even faster. Smartphones, watches, homes, and cars are increasingly requiring stable internet connections. In order to pipe in enough bandwidth for that precious wireless feed, we’re going to need an…

Verizon Is Already Testing Its 5G Hardware Verizon Is Already Testing Its 5G Hardware

The fifth generation of mobile networks—or 5G for most of us—is still a little way off providing your phone with data. But at Mobile World Congress, Verizon has announced that it as least already testing the technology.

FCC Investigating High-Frequency Next-Gen Wireless Networks FCC Investigating High-Frequency Next-Gen Wireless Networks

If you've ever thought that 4G was a little slow for your liking, not to fear — everyone's favorite federal communications regulator has got your back. The FCC has issued a statement saying that it's looking into using super-high-frequency radio spectrums for future mobile broadband networks.

Report: Samsung Will Roll Out 5G by 2020, Promising 1Gbps Report: Samsung Will Roll Out 5G by 2020, Promising 1Gbps

Korea's Yonhap News Agency is reporting that Samsung is busy testing the future of mobile internet connections—and it's set to be lightning fast.

Mobile Gigabit Wi-Fi Will Make Your Internet Three Times Faster Mobile Gigabit Wi-Fi Will Make Your Internet Three Times Faster

After teasing people at CES in January, Broadcom has finally announced the arrival of its new gigabit-speed Wi-Fi chips for mobile phones—and they're going to make your internet connection at least three times faster.

What Comes After 4G? What Comes After 4G?

Wait wait wait, we're talking about 5G mobile data now?! Ugh, but we just got 4G squared away. In any case, the ball is already rolling on the next generation of cellular technology, so we might as well figure out what in the hell IMT-Advanced is.

The First Gigabit-Speed Wi-Fi Cards Will Make Streaming Netflix More Awesome The First Gigabit-Speed Wi-Fi Cards Will Make Streaming Netflix More Awesome

Wi-Fi is about to get pretty darn fast. Broadcom's first gigabit Wi-Fi cards are reportedly up to three times faster and six times more efficient than what's out there now.

Archos Gen-6 5G PMP is 3G Web Surfing, HD Video, Touchscreen Beauty Archos Gen-6 5G PMP is 3G Web Surfing, HD Video, Touchscreen Beauty

Archos just revealed what that curtain tease was all about: the 6th Gen Archos 5, 5G and 7 series PMPs. The 4.8" flagship 5G ditches the tired interface and buttons of the Gen-5 device for a slick UI and touchscreen-only operation. It's got Wi-Fi, HD video support, web browsing, email, a huge HDD (up to 250GB), and…

It's Time V1.0 Brings Leopard Theme, Usable Dock to 5G iPod It's Time V1.0 Brings Leopard Theme, Usable Dock to 5G iPod

Apparently, the It's Time hack provides iPod classic users with a proper Leopard theme, complete with a usable dock and other added OS X inspired fun stuff, including a Front Row-esque Now Playing screen and Finder-styled progress bars. We haven't confirmed this one ourselves and the images certainly are rendered, but…

iPod Video 5G Hacked with Bluetooth Module iPod Video 5G Hacked with Bluetooth Module

Giz reader Ed Hernández is at it again with his wireless audio iPod modifications. This time he hacked a fifth generation 30GB iPod video to include a Bluetooth module for audio output but, since the 30GB model is so thin, Ed had to do extra hacking. He told us his shopping list and some impressions, after the jump.

iPod 5 and 5.5G Get Firmware Upgrade to iPod Classic

Unlike with the Zune upgrade, Apple didn't back-port all the new features in the iPod classic to the iPod 5 and 5.5Gs, even though the hardware wasn't all that different. Good news for you, because hackers have figured it out themselves and released an upgrade so you can get in on the new menu action. From what we've…

Nokia Year 2015 Cellphone Design Contest Winner Video

To recap, Nokia held a contest where designers were to come up with a cellphone that would "hit" the market in 2015, making it a 4G or 5G cellphone. The winning design, by Daniel Meyer of the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, envisions a cellphone that doubles as a mouse (kind of like this) and, as seen…

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