T-Mobile’s CTO has said the quiet part out loud — 5G mmWave deployments may never scale outside of dense rural areas.
Samsung is recalling all of the review units it sampled for the Galaxy Fold launch. Its investigation into the phone’s failures is focusing on aspects of the hinge design and better customer communication.
A new critical security flaw led Apple to develop a patch in record time. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you’ll want this update.
Proving yet again that the US government can show a surprising soupçon of tenacity when it comes to invading privacy and occasionally catching a terrorist, a new report claims that the US Marshals Service — since 2007 — has been criss-crossing the country with small airplanes equipped with fake cell towers. These small aircraft (fixed-wing Cessnas) intercept communications between your mobile phone and the carrier’s legitimate cell tower, allowing the US Marshals to find and triangulate the exact location of a target. Obviously, the primary target of the system is criminals — but the report says a lot of “innocent Americans” are also being tagged by the program.
Researchers crunch big data sets, find no link between increased calling by motorists and crashes or fatalities
Massachusetts Rep. Edward Markey wants to make it more difficult for companies to track your mobile activities without you knowing it first, but of course the industry’s fighting back
The only technologies that come close is the adoption of television between 1950 and 1953, and the recent emergence (and rapid growth) of the tablet market.
Keep drivers from using any mobile device and traffic safety will improve. Except it already has during the era of the in-car cellphone.
AT&T isn’t happy with the FCC’s report on its merger and the company hasn’t been shy about saying so.
Everyone is scrambling to build next-generation 4G cellular data standards. However, the cost of securing the necessary spectrum is high, and consumers could be hurt in the process.