Galaxy S5 May Borrow Note 3 Tech to Slim Down

Samsung Galaxy S5 concept with metal design.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 may arrive with a slimmer design thanks to a new method of integrating antennas which Samsung used on the Galaxy Note 3 as one of the methods of shrinking the thickness of the large smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is the name given to Samsung’s next flagship smartphone that multiple rumors […]

AT&T Shows Off the Technology Used to Connect Sports Fans


Earlier this week, I was invited by the AT&T San Francisco team headed by John Britton and Dan Newman to explore the technologies used to connect sports fans in the Bay Area. The venue? None other than AT&T’s aptly named AT&T Park that hosts the San Francisco Giants. Prior to the start of the Giants […]

Antenova LTE Antenna Brings Us Closer to Global LTE Devices


The problem with the emerging 4G LTE mobile broadband technology that drives faster Internet speeds on mobile smartphones and tablet devices today is that there are so many different bands and frequencies used by different countries and carriers. As a result, manufacturers would have to customize their 4G LTE devices to specific regions and the […]

iPhone 5: Same Design, New Chips, Improved Radio


According to Concord Securities analyst┬áMing-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 5 will be a modest update from the iPhone 4 and will sport the same basic design when it will be unveiled in September this year. At this point, it’s unclear how accurate Kuo’s predictions will be, but he did accurately predict the specs of the iPad […]

Verizon iPhone 4 Has Familiar Antenna Problems


Verizon may have sold more than 500,000 iPhones on day one, but the latest iPhone launch is deja-vu all over again. When the iPhone 4 launched on AT&T’s network last year, customers complained of activation problems and reception issues. Apple redesigned the iPhone 4’s antennas before unleashing it on Verizon’s network, but the exposed antennas […]

Next-Gen iPhone Chassis Aims to Remedy Antennagate Issues


When the iPhone 4 launched, Apple made a huge deal about the stainless steel band that wraps around the device, but unfortunately because the external antenna isn’t coated, your skin, when held over the antenna, interferes with the reception of your iPhone. That issue, dubbed lovingly by the press as Antennagate, was considered one of […]