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5G focus is shifting to infrastructure, as seen at MWC 2021

A prevalent trend at this year’s show: software-based solutions and platforms meant to drive the transformation of cellular networks away from the traditional, proprietary hardware-based network equipment of yore and

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The $499 TCL 20 Pro 5G is the latest mid-ranger to challenge the Google Pixel 4a and Samsung Galaxy A52

There’s no overload of compelling mid-range 5G phones on the market, with Samsung’s Galaxy A52 5G and Google’s Pixel 4a 5G being the notable exceptions. TCL believes there’s room for

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Intel hints at imminent Xe-HPG DG2 gaming GPU reveal

It appears that Intel’s Xe-HPG DG2 gaming GPU announcement will arrive any day now. In a tweet asking Odyssey cardholders to fill in their details to receive some swag, team

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Energizer says its new phone has a huge battery but isn’t a brick

Having discovered that packing an 18,000mAh battery into a handset doesn’t make it appealing when the device looks like a literal brick, Energizer and phone-maker Avenir have dropped the capacity

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Microsoft may tweak Windows 11 minimum requirements to include Intel 7th-gen and AMD 1st-gen Ryzen CPUs

Following the release of the first Windows 11 Insider Build, Microsoft has now come forward with the guiding principles it says were used to craft the minimum system requirements for

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Facebook reaches $1 trillion valuation faster than any other company

No stranger to breaking records, Facebook has just achieved another: the social media giant’s market cap has exceeded $1 trillion for the first time, reaching the milestone faster than any

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Mobile app spending approached $65 billion in the first half of 2021, up more than 24 percent year over year

Mobile app spending worldwide is forecasted to reach $64.9 billion across the App Store and Google Play through June 30. That’s according to market intelligence firm Sensor Tower, and should

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