Back in January, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released a blacklist of 9 companies that they claimed to be under the control of the Chinese Military, among which Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi was included. After contesting the decision last month, a U.S. federal judge has now temporarily blocked the DoD from enforcing the consequences of the decision.
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Update: March 11, 2020 — US Department of Commerce has extended the Temporary General License (TGL) for HUAWEI through May 15, 2020 and said that it has provided this opportunity to receive input from public. Continue reading “USA temporarily renews HUAWEI General License for another 45 days [Update: Extended till May 15]”
Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note10 in Aura Glow, Aura White, Aura Black and Aura Blue colors, and India got the Aura Red version, while the new Aura Pink version was introduced in Singapore recently. Now the company is expanding the two color variants to the US, just in time for the holiday season. Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ and the Galaxy Note 10+ 5G are not available in these new colors. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note10 Aura Pink and Aura Red rolls out in the US”
Apple’s Research App has launched three new studies in partnership with leading academic and research institutions namely – the Apple Women’s Health Study, the Apple Heart and Movement Study, and the Apple Hearing Study. Apple users can now participate and contribute to new medical research with the iPhone and Apple Watch.
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Samsung introduced its Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone and the Galaxy S10 5G at its Unpacked event in February. The company already announced that it the Galaxy Fold will be available in U.S. starting April 26th. Now it has confirmed that people can reserve the Galaxy Fold starting today, April 12th before you can pre-order it from April 15th. It will be available through Best Buy or Samsung Experience Stores as well AT&T and T-Mobile starting April 26th. Samsung already announced that the phone will be available at US$ 1,980 (Rs. 1,40,760 approx.).
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HMD Global has announced collaborations with three leading wireless providers in North America – Cricket Wireless and Verizon in the United States and Rogers Communications, Inc. in Canada. As a part of the collaborations, the company is releasing the Nokia 3.1 on Cricket’s 4G LTE network and Nokia 2 V on Verizon. Continue reading “Nokia 3.1 Plus and Nokia 2 V launched in the US on Cricket and Verizon”
YouTube has announced that it is expanding its YouTube TV platform beyond the 100 markets in the USA to nationwide; rest of the country. YouTube is rolling out TV to 95 markets, covering over 98 percent of households in the United States. Continue reading “YouTube TV expands to 95 new markets covering over 98% of households in the US”
AT&T has announced that it will be the first company in the US to offer the mobile 5G device over a commercial, standards-based mobile 5G network. AT&T standards-based mobile 5G network is already live in parts of 12 cities including Atlanta, Charlotte, N.C., Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Fla., Louisville, Ky., Oklahoma City, New Orleans, Raleigh, N.C., San Antonio and Waco, Texas. Continue reading “AT&T to roll out 5G in 12 US cities with Netgear Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot on December 21st”
OnePlus introduced the OnePlus 6T smartphone at an event in New York few hours back starting at $549. At the event the company said that the phone will be available with T-Mobile exclusively in the U.S. apart from OnePlus.com. T-Mobile is offering the phone with $24.17/month x 24 contract so the total price before credits comes to $580.
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After cutting ZTE from U.S. suppliers for violating North Korea and Iran sanctions, American President Donal Trump Tweets reverse course saying that President Xi of China and him are working together to give ZTE a way to get back into the business, fast. Continue reading “US Govt pledges to bring ZTE back into business”
The Federal Communications Commission announced that USA net neutrality rules will expire on June 11, meaning that new regulations on how consumers can access the internet will take effect will change. The FCC back in December 2017 annulled the open-internet rules set in 2015. Continue reading “FCC announces US net neutrality rules will end on June 11”
Samsung had launched the Gear Sport and Gear IconX 2018 back in August at the IFA event, and today the company has announced the pricing and availability details of the devices in USA.
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HMD Global introduced the Nokia 6 earlier this year and the phone started rolling out globally from Q2 and was launched in India recently. Now the smartphone is all set to launch in the U.S. next month. It has a lot of LTE bands but it has partial support for LTE on AT&T since it lacks Bands 29 and 30 and doesn’t support CDMA carriers like Sprint and Verizon. Continue reading “Nokia 6 launching in the U.S. early July on Amazon for $229”
The ongoing battle between Apple and Qualcomm is escalating further and may affect U.S consumers next. According to a latest report from Bloomberg, Qualcomm is reportedly seeking to ban the import of iPhones into the United States.
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Following its announcement last month, YouTube TV streaming service has gone live today in five US cities. The service bundles content from networks and about 35 of other cable networks for $35 per month. Continue reading “YouTube TV streaming service goes live in five US cities”