Tag Archives: 5G

You Should Upgrade to iPhone 12, Here’s Why

Usually, with new Apple iPhone introductions, the question is: “Is it worth upgrading?” But with the iPhone 12, the question of upgrading – even if you own an iPhone 11 – is moot. With 5G now available for iPhone, as well as … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Uncertainty Clouds Q4 Outlook

Will we experience a second wave of coronavirus – or an extended first wave – that will stall economic revival through the fall? How do consumer technology retailers and vendors plan for the holiday season with so many unknowns? Read the rest … Continue reading

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5G’s Historically Bizarre Rollout

Technology rollouts are often messy. Multiple vendors propose competing (and often incompatible) variations in the hope of capturing the golden ticket to new market dominance. Entrenched interests campaign, lobby against or even legally threaten their eventual replacement. Technology misunderstanding or … Continue reading

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My CES 2020 Coverage

As I have for the last 35 years or so, I helped cover the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for the official CES Show Daily, published by TWICE. Here is a sampling some of my pre-show and on-the-spot reporting. FCC Chair … Continue reading

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Apple Debuts Lackluster iPhone 11 and 11 Pro iPhones

There’s not a lot that’s new for Apple’s latest iPhones, the 6.1-inch iPhone 11, 5.8-inch iPhone 11 Pro and the 6.5-inch iPhone 11 Pro Max. Yes, there is a bump in processing power, better battery life and some camera upgrades, … Continue reading

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LG, Samsung, TCL Intro Dual Screen and Folding Phones

Are we about to enter a new double-sized smartphone era? In the last couple of days, LG, Samsung and even TCL unveiled either dual screen or large foldable phones. Read the rest of this report here at TWICE.com.

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Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy 10 and Galaxy Fold Phones

Samsung just unleashed arguably the most impressive array of new mobile devices and worlds-first mobile technologies in the short history of the smartphone. The latest lineup of Galaxy smartphones includes the S10, S10+, S10e, S10 5G and Fold. The Galaxy … Continue reading

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A/V In ’18: 5 Foundational Changes & 11 Newsmakers

Traditionally, A/V product categories don’t tend to be very newsworthy outside of the latest updated versions of existing products and technologies. But 2018 unusually saw five major foundational changes in audio and video. See the rest of this 2019 recap … Continue reading

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What Will Be The Legacy of Legacy Formats?

Recent reports of the demise of the compact disc feature elegies tinged with funereal nostalgia for what was once a bold, new and literally shiny technology.  Those might as well have been elegies for all physical media including the CD’s … Continue reading

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I Saw the Integrated Future at CES

  CES is traditionally a wonderland of new devices and new technologies, some frivolous and some functional, some ready-for-prime-time and some preparing for a hopeful or eventual future. Also, traditionally, most of these new devices and technologies exist by-and-large in … Continue reading

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