Monthly Archives: January 2019

Boeing and Bell’s ‘flying cars’ will be the first of many

Everybody hates traffic, but would you get in a flying car to avoid it? What about an autonomous helicopter, or a drone aircraft piloted remotely? Welcome to the world of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that, semantics aside, is getting some serious support from both manufacturers and governments. …

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Huawei shows its 5G arsenal with the multi-mode Balong 5000 chipset

Huawei has officially launched its 5G multi-mode chipset Balong 5000 in China last week that supports a broad range of 5G products such as smartphones, home broadband devices, vehicle-mounted devices, and 5G modules. Huawei also revealed its first commercial 5G device, the Huawei 5G CPE Pro hotspot device. “The Balong …

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Nokia predicts staggered demand for 5G kit in 2019

Nokia will compete with Ericsson, Samsung and Huawei in the infrastructure market, with all hoping that demand for 5G kit will offset falling sales for 4G equipment. Nokia expects staggered sales of its telecommunications network equipment in 2019, reflecting the 5G rollout plans of operators The Finnish mobile giant said …

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Best iPhone lenses 2019: transform your smartphone photos

Cameras on smartphones have transformed the way we take and share images, but they’re still far from perfect. What about zoom? What about macro? Packed with algorithms and clever AI they might be, but what use is object recognition if the object in question is miles away?  Despite the arrival …

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Now TV deals: save over 40% on a Sky Sports pass

Now TV deals are a great way to access Sky’s excellent content without signing up to a long contract. You can pick and choose access to packages like Entertainment, Sky Cinema, Sky Kids and of course Sky Sports channels on a rolling 30-day deal. We’ve gone into greater detail on …

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Simple tech tweaks can make a big difference

With consumer behaviour and customer experience expectations rapidly changing, the retail sector must strive to keep up. It is crucial for businesses to embrace digitalisation and new technologies to remain competitive in today’s market, or it could mark the end for a business. With retailers like Coast nearing collapse, it …

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Google+ will start shutting down on February 4

Google has announced its timeline for closing its social network Google+, and the process is starting very soon. For example, if (for some reason) you were thinking of signing up to experience the ailing social network before it’s gone for good, you’ll have to do it before February 4, when …

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