5g
5G is Going to Be an Incredibly Tough Sell in 2019

Mobile World Congress 2019 is currently in full swing, and aside from all the ambitious, weird, and sophisticated new handsets on display at the show, without a doubt the other big topic for the show is 5G. Read More >>

networks
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X50 is the 5G Modem That Won’t Work Yet

Apparently there's a 5G already, probably in South Korea or in a lab in Milton Keynes, and Qualcomm's got a chipset that can tune into it -- the Snapdragon X50. Read More >>

drones
Consumer LTE Could be Used for Long-Range Drone Control

US network provider AT&T has announced that it’s going to work with Intel in order to use LTE networks to help fly drones way beyond line-of-sight. The partnership will investigate how land-based data networks can be used to stream video and beam back flight information. Read More >>

guts
Qualcomm’s Latest Chip Provides Gigabit LTE Speeds

Hold on to your data contracts: Qualcomm’s latest modem chip will enable mobile devices to achieve LTE download speeds of up to 1Gbps. Now you just need to find a network that can support it. Read More >>

microsoft
Microsoft’s Making its Own SIM Card to Provide Contract-less Cellular Data

It seems Microsoft is developing its own SIM cards that will allow Windows 10 devices to access a range of different cellular data networks without the need for a contract. Read More >>

networks
EE Wins Next-Gen 4G Emergency Services Deal

The long awaited upgrade of the UK's emergency services communications system now has a start date and a name of who's going to be in charge, with EE winning the contract to ensure that our 300,000 emergency services workers can chat to each other about fires, terrorists, lost cats, and all the other important stuff they do to stop us being dead and on fire all the time. Read More >>

smartwatches
The LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition is the LTE Smartwatch We’ve Been Waiting For

LG has just announced the second version of its Urbane smartwatch, which will be the first Android Wear model to feature cellular connectivity. Officially called the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition -- terrific name, chaps -- you'll be able to use all of its features without having to keep your phone on you at all times. I know, I know, this one might actually be useful!  Read More >>

networks
An Australian Network Just Pulled 1Gbps Over Its 4G Network

Think 100Mbps over a fibre connection is cool? Try 1000Mbps (1Gbps) over a wireless 4G connection. That’s what Aussie network Telstra and Ericsson just hit in their new network testing. Read More >>

phones
Qualcomm Boosts 2015’s Flagship Chipset With LTE Category 9

The specs of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810, which will find itself in all manner of high-end mobiles next year, have been clarified a little, with the chip king confirming LTE category 9 Carrier Aggregation will be supported. Read More >>

gaming
Nvidia Shield Tablet LTE: Stream Games Anywhere (if You’ve Got the Cash)

I just stepped into the future of gaming. Well, that's not quite correct. I sampled one possible future: the one where you can take the power of your entire gaming PC absolutely anywhere. Read More >>

guts
Qualcomm’s New Budget Snapdragon Chip Will Give Everyone LTE

Qualcomm has announced that its latest entry-level smartphone system-on-a-chip, the Snapdragon 210, will be cheap enough to appear in the cheapest of off-contract handsets—and it even offers LTE. Read More >>

rumours
Nokia Lumia 929 Photographed (From the Back)

This bit of angular phone arse might just belong to the Nokia Lumia 929, the alleged 5-inch Lumia we've been waiting to see for quite some time. Read More >>

rumours
Nokia Lumia 929 Handled by American Football Fan

This noisy video clip shows a phone allegedly known as the Nokia Lumia 929, one forthcoming Nokia model we didn't see at last week's big event. It's smaller, chunkier, blacker and has a 1080 x 1920 resolution display. Read More >>

tablets
4G Nexus 7 Now Available For Your SIM-Swapping Superfast Tablet Dreams

The UK wing of Google's Play shop has started selling the LTE version of the Nexus 7, with the machine now yours for £299. The free shipping offer is still in place, so that's the price you pay for the 4G dream machine. Read More >>