Posts tagged with: devices

AT&T kick-starts holiday device promos

AT&T is getting a head start on holiday offers two weeks before Black Friday, as the carrier continues its promo push to attract and retain customers. Android devices are the focus of the latest deals, which started Friday, November 12....

Supply chain squeeze costs Apple $6B in revenue

Apple missed certain Wall Street expectations for its fiscal year fourth quarter, during which supply chain constraints cost the iPhone maker $6 billion in revenue despite year over year growth across products. Apple hit a new September quarter record, posting...

Google Pixel 6 debuts alongside carrier promotions

Google’s new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones debuted this week alongside promotions from the three largest U.S. carriers. AT&T and Verizon just recently pulled back on aggressive smartphone deals and look to have tampered down offers for the...

iPhone 13 production targets hit by chip shortages: report

Apple shares were down slightly – about 1% – Wednesday after media reports said it’s likely to slash iPhone 13 projection targets for 2021 due to chip shortages. Apple will likely have to cut its 2021 iPhone 13 production goal...

Kore takes IoT to NYSE

Kore Wireless, a long-established IoT company, went public on the NYSE on Friday. Kore debuted at $7/share after completing a combination with Cerberus Telecom Acquisition Corp., led by wireless industry veteran Tim Donahue. Kore announced the merger in March in a...

Dish launches its own Celero5G phone for Boost

Dish Network is getting more acclimated to the wireless retail space with a new handset for its prepaid Boost Mobile customers. Dish today introduced the Celero5G, its first proprietary 5G phone. Designed “from the ground up with 5G in mind,” the Celero5G...

iPhone 13 sports dual eSIM support

For the first time, Apple’s iPhone sports dual eSIM support, but it’s not clear how much that’s going to mean for the average consumer. The feature was spotted earlier this week by 9to5Mac, which reported on how Apple introduced eSIM...

Editor’s Corner: The creep factor of Facebook’s smart glasses

Reading Facebook’s announcement yesterday about its new Ray-Ban smart glasses made me cringe on a couple of levels. First, Facebook just wants everyone to spend more time on its platform, which as we all know, is not a healthy place...

NIST model targets Wi-Fi, Bluetooth sharing

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have come up with a new technique designed to make it easier to share spectrum. The study involved coexistence between a Wi-Fi and a Bluetooth system operating in the same...

Facebook, Cisco, Broadcom launch AFC group for 6 GHz Wi-Fi

Facebook, Cisco and Broadcom announced the creation of a new group aimed at Automated Frequency Coordination (AFC) software for 6 GHz Wi-Fi devices. The group falls within the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) that Facebook has been leading for several years...