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AT&T’s fake 5G icon is now the subject of a Sprint lawsuit

Back in December, AT&T started rolling out “5G E” branding to some of the phones on its network. 5G E, as AT&T claims, stands for “5G Evolution,” or the precursor to the nationwide 5G networks carriers are beginning to build out. There’s just one problem: AT&T doesn’t offer phones that support 5G yet, and what it brands as “5G E” … Continue reading

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Machinima’s YouTube gaming channel has effectively disappeared

Machinima's YouTube gaming channel has been essentially scrubbed from the internet, as most videos on the site have been set to private and unplayable. Neither video creators nor users of the channel were notified, Kotaku reported, so the news sent a...

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AT&T Power Drum iPhone, Apple Watch wireless power bank hits FCC

Perhaps 2019 will be the year of the Airpower but until Apple finally launches its long-promised wireless charger, others will try to make their own version of it. And some will do a terrible job at it, depending on your aesthetic tastes

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AT&T will give some Android phones a faux 5G icon

Remember when carriers started showing a "4G" indicator even though you were only using advanced 3G? Those days are back. AT&T has told FierceWireless that it will soon switch the "LTE" indicator on some Android phones to "5G E" (5G Evolution)...

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AT&T’s WarnerMedia streaming service will include three plans

When AT&T's WarnerMedia-themed streaming service arrives in late 2019, you may have to think about how much you want -- not just whether or not you want it in the first place. In a presentation discussing its 2019 strategy, the company noted tha...

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Turner had to stream Woods-Mickelson golf event for free due to glitch

Online pay-per-view events are increasingly common, but it's clear they still have some technical hurdles to clear.

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When does it make sense to cut the cord?

What do you do when your cable box is more useful for telling the time than delivering movies and TV? A decade-plus after Netflix added streaming video the internet is ready to take over for cable and satellite, offering more options and lower rates....

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Nokia shakes up its leadership to focus on 5G

As you might have noticed, Nokia's experiments outside its core networking business haven't gone so well -- its VR camera efforts floundered, and it sold its digital health unit after failing to capitalize on Withings' early successes. And now, the...

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FCC will review how wireless carriers respond to natural disasters

With the recovery from Hurricanes Florence and Michael still underway, the FCC wants to know how well wireless networks will cope with the next crisis. The regulator is launching a review of the Wireless Resiliency Cooperative Framework, a voluntar...

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Samsung Galaxy Book 2 LTE released: Better than Surface Pro 6?

Those users looking for Samsung notebooks will find a couple new devices appearing on shelves today. Much as it was with each previous release of devices that run Windows and/or Chrome, there’s always alternatives to the newest of the new

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