OnePlus Watch is the company’s first smartwatch, and it was launched alongside the new OnePlus 9 series last month. The OnePlus Watch has a circular dial and offers features such as SpO2 oxygen saturation tracking, heart-rate tracking, and fast charging. It also claims to offer a week’s worth of battery life even for the most
TMUS has unveiled its latest attempt at disrupting the US telecoms market with a launch dubbed ‘5G for all’. As ever the main thrust of TMUS’s messaging is that its two competitors are rubbish and rip their customers off. Hence an offer that some AT&T and Verizon customers on limited-data plans can upgrade to TMUS’s
Verizon really does have the fastest 5G in the world, or at least it is allowed to make that claim through its advertising, according to an advertising standards ruling this week. Arch-rival AT&T complained about the “Fastest 5G in the World” claim made by Verizon in advertising to promote its 5G Ultra Wideband service. The
Production of some of Apple’s MacBook and iPad models has been postponed due to a global component shortage, the Nikkei reported on Thursday. Chip shortages have caused delays in a key step in MacBook production, the report said, adding that some iPad assembly was postponed because of a shortage of displays and display components. As
Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Algis Akstinas, CEO and Founder, dotmobile explains why the traditional telecom business is about to change, and not because of 5G. Digitally advanced, direct-to-end-user wireless brands are here. Verizon Visible, Orange Flex, Eirtel GoMo, Optus Amaysim,
Not content with blacklisting Huawei, ZTE and a few other tech players, the US has decided the Chinese supercomputing sector is also in league with its military. ‘The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has added seven Chinese supercomputing entities to the Entity List for conducting activities that are contrary to the
WhatsApp has a bunch of keyboard shortcuts for WhatsApp Web and desktop app users. Several actions like mark as unread, mute chat, delete chat, new chat, pin/ unpin support cheat codes that PC or laptop users can take advantage of while using the messaging platform. The company has listed different shortcuts for Mac and Windows
Conferencing, cryptocurrency and greetings cards were among the biggest growing apps in the first quarter of this year in the UK as consumers grappled with another period of lockdown. AppAnnie this week shared new stats for Q1, looking at app downloads, usage and consumer spend in a number of key global markets. Its ranking of
Six new Nokia-branded smartphones have been unveiled by manufacturer HMD Global, which target the mid-to-low tiers. The whole premise of HMD licensing the Nokia brand was the assumption that it still has some residual affection, loyalty and value. The fact that it’s still plugging away implies this is the case, and HMD is sensible to
KPN has been the subject of a number of takeover bids over the past few years, so Thursday’s report that there is yet another offer on the table, and a sizeable one at that, can come as little surprise. Given that the Netherlands incumbent has to date fended off all of those offers – some
The organizers of Mobile World Congress 2021, due to take place in Barcelona this Summer, have received some much-needed good news from the Spanish government. Right now Spain prohibits ‘non-essential’ travel to and from countries outside the EU/Schengen area. The GSMA, which runs MWC, has announced that anyone registered to attend the event will be
Dell G15, G15 Ryzen Edition, and Alienware M15 Ryzen Edition R5 gaming laptops launched globally on Wednesday, April 7. The Dell G15 gaming laptop debuted in China last month and has now been introduced globally along with its Ryzen Edition. The two models share most of the specifications except for the make of their processors.
Lutz Schüler has been announced as the head of the combined VM and O2 UK, when it completes, with O2 boss apparently stepping aside. The news had been leaked to Sky News just ahead of publication. What it says about the balance of power between the two partners in the joint venture is unclear, but
Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues. In this piece Alan Carlton, VP of Wireless and Internet Technologies at Interdigital, takes an early look at what we need from the next generation of wireless technology. With 5G deployments still in their early days, to many, it may
Mi Fan Festival 2021 has been announced by Xiaomi, to be held at Mi Home retail stores and the official website — Mi.com. The sale has begun at Mi Home stores from today, April 6, and will end on May 17. The sale will begin on Mi.com on April 8 and end on April 13.
As anticipated Korean tech giant LG has decided to throw in the towel on smartphones, having failed to find a way to make a profit out of them. The decision was formally announced after board meeting but had presumably been on the cards for a while. The only company that makes decent profits out of