Apple wants to have its own 5G modem ready by 2021, report says

Apple just announced that it was acquiring Intel’s 5G modem business for $1 billion, with the implication being that the company is working on developing its own wireless modems for the iPhone. A new report, however, suggests that Apple’s timeline for a self-built iPhone modem may be shorter than expected — the company reportedly wants a working modem by 2021. The report, which comes from Reuters, cites a source familiar with the matter, and contradicts previously reported rumors of a 2022 or 2025 release date. It’s also entirely possible that Apple could have…

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Samsung Galaxy M20 has dual cameras and it’s made of metal

After the front glass panel of the Galaxy M20 leaked the other day, today we see back panel as well. It was the last piece of the design puzzle and reveals that the handset will indeed come with a dual-camera setup. And fortunately for some, it’s will have a metal body, too. In addition to the two cameras on the back, the device will also have a rear-mounted fingerprint reader while a side shot exposes a 3.5mm audio jack, USB-C connector for charging and data transfer and bottom-firing speaker grill.…

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Samsung showcases its One UI in the first promo video

While we are waiting for the stable installment of Samsung’s One UI based on Android 9.0 Pie, the company is hyping up with a short introduction video that was played at the announcement event of the new UI. The video itself is pretty cool and emphasizes on the main principles that Samsung was going for – better one-handed usability, minimalist appearance, more intuitive interaction with the content and focusing on what’s important on the screen. The new One UI is supposed to hit Samsung’s latest flagship models – the Note9…

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Oppo will show its foldable phone at the Mobile World Congress 2019

Oppo will show its first foldable smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February 2019. The confirmation comes straight from Oppo’s Product Manager Chuck Wang. While he didn’t disclose any specifics about the foldable phone, Wang has mentioned that Oppo will deliver a 5G smartphone in 2020 and will also aim to release its first phone with a display cutout in 2020. Foldable phones will likely prove a key focus in 2019. Samsung already provided a glimpse of its Galaxy F foldable smartphone and is expected to give…

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Fujitsu splits its computer and mobile divisions

Fujitsu has announced that it will be splitting its PC business and mobile business into two separate entities. The PC business shall henceforth be known as Fujitsu Client Computing Limited and the mobile business as Fujitsu Connected Technologies Limited. The reason for the split, as Fujitsu puts it, is because, “With the ongoing commoditization of ubiquitous products, mainly of PCs and smartphones, it has become increasingly difficult to achieve differentiation, and competition with emerging global vendors has intensified.” “The Company has resolved to implement Each Company Split in order to…

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