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Broadcom Wi-Fi 6E chip for mobile devices

Broadcom has announced what it’s calling the first Wi-Fi 6E chip for mobile devices, supporting 160MHz-wide channels in the 6GHz wireless spectrum that the FCC could soon open up for use in the United States. The dedicated bandwidth will add a third frequency band to the traditional Wi-Fi spectrum. Most Wi-Fi networks and client devices today utilize the 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands. The new standard will take advantage of…

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Voice over IP (VoIP)

Voice over IP (VoIP) is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet. Other terms commonly associated with VoIP are IP telephony, Internet telephony, broadband telephony, and broadband phone service. The term Internet telephony specifically refers to the provisioning of communications services (voice, fax, SMS, voice-messaging) over the public Internet, rather than via the public switched telephone network (PSTN). The steps and principles involved in originating VoIP telephone calls are similar to traditional…

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iPad Air 2 Review

I recently got my hands on Apple’s latest tablet, the iPad Air 2. The new 9.7-inch tablet is the successor to last year’s iPad Air. The current generation features a slimmer, lighter build whilst featuring newer hardware and the iSight camera from the iPhone 5S. Let’s dive into the review. The Display The Air 2 features a 9.7 inch Retina display, which has been improved from the last generation. Apple…

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Can’t get enough selfies? Try the new HTC Desire Eye!

Taking a selfie with your smartphone has always been a bit hit and miss and lacking somewhat in quality to your phone’s main shooter, but all that changes now with the brand new HTC Desire Eye. This plastic-encased beauty sports a front camera matching the rear’s 13MP and 2 LED flash, helping you to get the perfect shot to share with your mates. Check out GSMArena’s review below and their…

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IPhone 5C Vs the HTC One M8

ease date March 2014 September 2013 Form factor Touchscreen Touchscreen Dimensions (mm) 146.36 x 70.60 x 9.35 124.40 x 59.20 x 8.97 Weight (g) 160.00 132.00 Battery capacity (mAh) 2600 1507 Removable battery No No Bundled accessories Colours Gunmetal Grey, Amber Gold, Glacial Silver White, Pink, Yellow, Blue, Green SAR value NA NA Display Screen size (inches) 5.00 4.00 Touchscreen Yes Yes Touchscreen type Capacitive Capacitive Resolution 1080×1920 pixels 640×1136…

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Samsung Galaxy S5 | Copper Gold

Hardware and Design Thanks for vodafone for sending this out for me to review! The design of the S5 evolves upon the design of the S4. It features a rounded, polycarbonate chassis carrying a “modern glam” look, faux metal trim and a removable rear cover. Unlike past models, the S5’s rear cover uses a higher quality soft plastic and is dimpled to improve grip. The S5 is IP67 certified for…

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