US orders Germany to dump Huawei
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 08:50

US orders Germany to dump Huawei


Intelligence. They've heard of it

In a remarkable escalation of the tech wars between the USA and China, a missive to Germany instructed the independent country not to use Huawei kit.

Intel unveils 5G plans
Published in Network
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 12:54

Intel unveils 5G plans


Wants to capture 40 percent of the market

While many in the tech industry think that Intel’s modem business is pretty much doomed, CEO Bob Swan has been talking it up in Barcelona.

MediaTek names 5G teams
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 09:56

MediaTek names 5G teams


Who is hot and who is not

MediaTek has announced its 5G component suppliers and device makers who will be working on radio frequency (RF) technology.

Qualcomm announces integrated 5G SoC
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 25 February 2019 11:01

Qualcomm announces integrated 5G SoC


Next-gen MSM and 3rd gen modem

Cristiano Amon, the President of Qualcomm, has just announced the world first MSM platform that will have 5G integrated. He didn’t name it but it will feature the 3rd generation modem, that will follow up on the X55.

OnePlus 5G with Snapdragon 855 arrives in Q2 19
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 February 2019 13:45

OnePlus 5G with Snapdragon 855 arrives in Q2 19


On Finnish carrier Elisa

Finland is the land of Nokia and Nokia is a big player in the 5G infrastructure. This is why Finnish telecommunication carrier Elisa plans to launch a OnePlus 5G enabled device in the second quarter of 2019.

Samsung S10, 10+, 5G and fold are a Qualcomm win
Published in Mobiles


855, 5G, ultrasonic sensor

The Galaxy S10 series and the Galaxy Fold are the next chapter in Samsung’s history and the company decided to use multiple Qualcomm products to power the S10, 10+ and the Galaxy S10 5G.

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is a different beast
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 February 2019 01:13

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is a different beast


5G behemoth coming this spring

It is obvious that Samsung is betting big on 5G and it is obviously big enough bet to make a dedicated flagship Galaxy S10 5G smartphone, featuring a bigger screen, beefier battery, and a four rear camera setup.

Snapdragon 855 is the only AP for 5G
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 February 2019 11:42

Snapdragon 855 is the only AP for 5G


From the house of Qualcomm

Next week will be a great leap forward in the 5G journey for the whole industry and we just wanted to set one thing straight. It turns out that Snapdragon 855 will be the only application processor SoC from Qualcomm for 5G phones and that 845 remains 4G only.

Apple is making its own modem
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 10 February 2019 12:08

Apple is making its own modem


Reuters confirmed what we said in December

Johny Srouji, Apple’s senior vice president of hardware technologies, was rumored to become a new Intel CEO but instead he got a rocky ride to build a modem for Apple. This is again our "we told you so moment" as we suggested that this will happen and the last time we wrote about it was in mid-December, or months before Reuters.

German government wants Huawei 5G
Published in Network
Friday, 08 February 2019 12:06

German government wants Huawei 5G


Still the cheapest option

The German government wants to avoid excluding products offered by China’s Huawei Technologies in the build-out of the 5G network in Germany.