Samsung Electronics says it’s developed WiFi technology for the 60GHz spectrum that’s capable of transferring data five times faster than existing consumer equipment.
Data speeds of up to 4.6Gbps have been achieved by Samsung, which is more than a five-fold increase from the current maximum of 866Mbps.
Images apparently leaked via Snapsaved.com, not from SnapChat
More than 90,000 private photographs sent via the Snapchat picture messaging service have been leaked online.
The images have apparently been obtained by breaching third-party site Snapsaved.com and not from Snapchat itself.
The GSMA says several major mobile network operators and SIM manufacturers have launched solutions that comply with its Embedded SIM specification for remote ‘over the air’ provisioning of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices.
Unlike conventional SIM cards, these embedded cards can be reprogrammed remotely to work with different network operators.
The Phone Co-op - described as the UK’s only telecommunications co-operative - has become the only UK mobile telecom provider to stock the Fairphone ethical smartphone.
It’s offering the handset with no initial charge on ‘pay monthly’ contracts costing from £22 incl. VAT per month.
Ofcom has announced details of a ‘white space’ wireless technology trial with Google and London Zoo.
White space technology takes advantage of the unused gaps in radio spectrum that has been allocated for TV transmissions. Its power and frequency gives it a greater range than Bluetooth and WiFi connections.