• Samsung's First 10-Nanometer Chip Has Gigabit LTE

    Samsung's First 10-Nanometer Chip Has Gigabit LTE

    The first production chip to roll off Samsung's recently-opened 10-nanometer FinFET production line is the Exynos 9 Series 8895, and it will come embedded with a gigabit LTE modem, Samsung announced on Thursday.The new Exynos 9 chip supports five-carrier aggregation, a technology that increases data rates when more spectrum is available and makes gigabit speeds over LTE possible.
  • Understand Your Attacker: A Practical Guide to Identifying TTPs With Threat Intelligence

    Download Combat threats by understanding your adversaries and the tools, techniques, and processes (TTPs) they're likely to weaponize.This white paper shares research on the latest attacker tools, provides architecture recommendations for organizations looking to strengthen security controls, and helps analysts use threat intelligence to more quickly and effectively identify threat trends.
  • The Best Unlimited Data Plan: Verizon vs. T-Mobile vs. AT&T vs. Sprint

    The Best Unlimited Data Plan: Verizon vs. T-Mobile vs. AT&T vs. Sprint

    announced revamped, tweaked, or entirely new unlimited data plans.But just because all four major carriers now offer “unlimited” data doesn’t mean that the plans are equal.
  • Indicators of Compromise vs Indicators of Exposure

    Indicators of Compromise vs Indicators of Exposure

    Download An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.While indicators of compromise give valuable insight to past cyber-events, it's difficult to use them as early warning signs of potential attacks.
  • How To Avoid A Costly Bad Hire

    How To Avoid A Costly Bad Hire

    Download The cost of selecting the wrong person to hire can run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.When you add to that the intangibles, like the potential negative impact to a company's morale and productivity, the cost of a bad hire goes up exponentially.
  • Verizon Tops Network Performance Survey

    Verizon Tops Network Performance Survey

    Despite significant improvements in the LTE networks of T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T, Verizon once again took the top spot in a biannual independent test of mobile network performance.The RootMetrics report, released this week, found that Verizon was the "undisputed leader" in terms of network reliability and coverage.
  • Avoid This Pitfall to Get the Best Wireless Deals

    Avoid This Pitfall to Get the Best Wireless Deals

    As I discovered this weekend, sometimes wireless sales people don't know what they're selling.To make a long story short, I tried to sign up for T-Mobile's three-line plan, which is advertised as $140 per month.
  • Microsoft Unveils Slimmed-Down 'Skype Lite'

    Microsoft Unveils Slimmed-Down 'Skype Lite'

    A new version of Skype built specifically for the Indian market is easier on smartphone batteries and data use and even works on 2G connections.Called Skype Lite, it went live on the Google Play store in India today.
  • Everything you need to know about Snapchat Spectacles

    Everything you need to know about Snapchat Spectacles

    The company’s Spectacles sunglasses have lit up the internet, a result of both the product’s unique nature and its initial limited availability.More: Get a pair of Snapchat’s Spectacles from an actual NYC shop for a limited time Now that Spectacles can be purchased online, avid snappers will no doubt have lots of questions about the fashion-forward eye candy, so let’s not waste time.
  • Intel's 7560 Modem Could Push Next iPhone to 1Gbps

    Intel's 7560 Modem Could Push Next iPhone to 1Gbps

    Today Intel announced its XMM7650 modem, which joins Qualcomm's X16 in the gigabit LTE world.The Qualcomm modem is in some Australian and Japanese hotspots, and it's likely to appear in the Samsung Galaxy S8 phone.
  • iPhone 8 Rumor Tips 3D Selfies

    iPhone 8 Rumor Tips 3D Selfies

    If the latest rumors pan out, the iPhone 8 will have a much more feature-rich front-facing camera.9to5Mac got its hands on a report released today by reliable Apple analyst KGI Ming-Chi Kuo indicating that the next iPhone will have a "revolutionary" front camera with 3D capabilities.
  • We Need to Prepare for the 5G Jobs Apocalypse

    At Qualcomm last week, Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies, extolled the virtues of the upcoming "5G economy," painting a picture of autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and ubiquitous augmented and virtual reality.4 million jobs gone, probably offset by a smaller increase in security guards.
  • Qualcomm Shows Off a Real 5G Connection

    Qualcomm Shows Off a Real 5G Connection

    and also support very dense use cases where you're going to have 100,000 devices in a city block," Qualcomm CTO Matt Grob said.1GHz 4G cell sites with roughly the same coverage, so they don't have to add more cell sites to introduce the new network.
  • Qualcomm's X20 Modem Busts the Gigabit Barrier

    Qualcomm's X20 Modem Busts the Gigabit Barrier

    We haven't even seen the first gigabit LTE phones yet, but Qualcomm is already working on the second generation.With its X20 modem, announced today, the dominant mobile chip maker says it can push speeds of up to 1.
  • Hands On With the Meitu T8 Selfie Phone

    Hands On With the Meitu T8 Selfie Phone

    With that being said, many of the T8 camera's selfie beautification features are alredy available in Meitu's other apps for the US market, including MakeupPlus and BeautyPlus.Because this is billed as a selfie phone, let's talk at length about its front-facing camera capabilities, shall we?
  • Let everyone be a DJ! What Spotify and Apple Music should learn from Tidal

    Let everyone be a DJ! What Spotify and Apple Music should learn from Tidal

    This has us wondering: What else could Tidal add, and will other services like Spotify or Apple Music take note and give their subscribers some editing features?Warped filters could let you create a Skrillex-ey spacey sound, and vinyl effects could let you scratch songs like DJ Premier.
  • Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: folding canoes, cheap mobile VR, and more

    Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: folding canoes, cheap mobile VR, and more

    Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll find no shortage of weird, useless, and downright stupid projects out there — alongside some real gems.Want a room-scale motion-tracking VR system without having to dish out big bucks on an HTC Vive and a VR-ready gaming PC?
  • FCC Chairman Pushes for FM Radio in Smartphones

    New FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is pushing to change that.The majority of smartphones sold in this country contain FM chips, he pointed out.
  • Weekly Rewind: AI at our jobs, Toyota’s green revolution, the world’s first flavored bottle

    Weekly Rewind: AI at our jobs, Toyota’s green revolution, the world’s first flavored bottle

    Attendees lined up for RFID implants, speakers demonstrated bionic body parts, grinders exhibited artificial senses, and an entire fashion show put “smart” apparel on display.Incidentally, most of the augmentations were idiosyncratic and wouldn’t make a potential employee more competitive in the future job market.
  • ZTE Kills Hawkeye Kickstarter, Delays Phone

    ZTE Kills Hawkeye Kickstarter, Delays Phone

    The winning idea was a phone with an adhesive back that could be operated just by looking at it, which ZTE put up on Kickstarter to garner additional support.But ZTE will take a little while to figure out how to build it on a higher-end, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820- or 835-based platform, and will collect further ideas through its own ZCommunity website rather than through Kickstarter, Yee said.