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LG will shut down smartphone business in July to focus on smart home, robotics

LG will shut down smartphone business in July to focus on smart home, robotics

It's the end of an era for the one-time phone giant, which has struggled to compete with Apple, Samsung and Chinese brands.on Sunday became the latest legacy phone-maker to exit "the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector" as it struggles in a market dominated by , and growing Chinese manufacturers. The South Korean company said it will close its mobile business unit by the end of July. Instead of , it will focus on products -- an area where it's one of the biggest providers -- as well as electric vehicle components, robotics, artificial intelligence, business-to-business products and...

Apr 5
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TCL experiments with foldable, rollable displays in the same mobile device

TCL experiments with foldable, rollable displays in the same mobile device

ExclusiveCompany sketches and renderings seen by CNET show how TCL may incorporate the two new screen technologies to make a smartphone that expands into a big tablet.Why incorporate just a foldable screen or a rollable display when you could put both in one device? That's the theory of , according to company sketches and renderings seen by CNET. The company is developing a device that can be expanded from a smartphone into a small tablet by unfolding the screen, the images show. It would use a foldable display and that the Chinese company believes will enable it to build a variety of...

Mar 26
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States couldn't afford to wait for the FCC's broadband maps to improve. So they didn't

States couldn't afford to wait for the FCC's broadband maps to improve. So they didn't

We and our partners use cookies to understand how you use our site, improve your experience and serve you personalized content and advertising. Read about how we use cookies and your choices . By continuing to use this site, you accept these cookies.AcceptRejectUpdate ConsentGeorgia's broadband mapGeorgia, Maine, Pennsylvania and others took mapping into their own hands, building their own granular data to pinpoint gaps in internet coverage and apply for federal funding.Three years ago, Georgia state officials knew they had a problem. The state needed federal funding to bring broadband to...

Feb 23
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States couldn't afford to wait for the FCC's broadband maps to improve. So they didn't

States couldn't afford to wait for the FCC's broadband maps to improve. So they didn't

Georgia, Maine, Pennsylvania and others took mapping into their own hands, building their own granular data to pinpoint gaps in internet coverage and apply for federal funding.Three years ago, Georgia state officials knew they had a problem. The state needed federal funding to bring broadband to unserved parts, but no one knew where those gaps actually were. The , and Georgia didn't have any of its own. So those officials decided to build their own maps.The state legislature formed the Georgia Broadband Deployment Initiative and passed a law that made it easier for service providers to...

Feb 23
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Millions of Americans can't get broadband because of the FCC's faulty map. There's a fix

Millions of Americans can't get broadband because of the FCC's faulty map. There's a fix

A fundamental flaw in closing the digital divide is not knowing where the problems actually are. We're finally about to see changes.When Kathi Shorey moved to a rural region of western Maine about 40 years ago, she knew she was giving up some comforts of life in the Boston suburbs. Her new home of , located 47 miles from Portland, didn't have big box retailers or major universities, and its population of about 400 people could all fit into a single city apartment building. Shorey never anticipated that decades later, her chosen home would make it impossible for her to work remotely and stay...

Feb 19
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Qualcomm's new 5G modem leaves the fastest landline connection in the dust

Qualcomm's new 5G modem leaves the fastest landline connection in the dust

Who needs that? People getting fixed wireless home internet access and companies building high-tech factories, among other users, Qualcomm execs say.new modem is here, it's blazing fast and it's not just for . The Snapdragon X65 5G Modem-RF System can download data at up to 10Gbps, and it will power high-end devices starting later this year. Those include premium smartphones, PCs, mobile hotspots, , fixed wireless access and private 5G networks set up by companies. With the X65, unveiled Tuesday, users will get a bump in speed but also see better battery life. Coverage will improve, latency...

Feb 9
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Samsung's CES 2021 robots will clean your house and pour you a glass of wine

Samsung's CES 2021 robots will clean your house and pour you a glass of wine

Two of the new robots are more futuristic, but one of Samsung's new Bots will be available in the US this year -- a robot vacuum that doubles as a home monitoring device.It wouldn't be without some new . The company on Monday at its virtual press conference showed off three new  to help pick up items around the house and act as personal assistants. And one of those, , will be available in the US in the first half of the year. Unlike previous CES press conferences, Samsung's event Monday focused on bigger-picture technology than listing dozens of new products. That included , whether the...

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Samsung hints its expanded foldable phone lineup won't just be for the 1-percenters

Samsung hints its expanded foldable phone lineup won't just be for the 1-percenters

TM Roh, the company's head of mobile, says in a blog post that Samsung will share more in January, which fits with rumors that the Galaxy S21 will arrive earlier than usual. has big plans in store for 2021. That includes expanding its foldable lineup and making the devices "more accessible" -- likely code for lowering prices -- as well as putting more emphasis on the camera and video capabilities in its devices. And the company will bring features from its Galaxy Note devices to other phones in its portfolio, which is likely to include S Pen support on its . Tae-moon Roh, Samsung president...

Dec 15
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Privacy comes first in this startup's plans for new devices

Privacy comes first in this startup's plans for new devices

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againExclusiveThe team behind Andy Rubin's Essential is back, but without Rubin. Now called OSOM, it plans to introduce new privacy-focused hardware and software in late 2021.It all started with two trips to China. The first, in August 2019, brought Jason Keats to Hong Kong just as protesters took over the airport. The head of R&D for the once-buzzy startup Essential Products was there to work on the company's upcoming Project Gem, an eye-catching new smartphone with an unusual, skinny design. The second was in January. Keats was back...

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iPhone 12 Pro lets people who are blind 'see' others around them

iPhone 12 Pro lets people who are blind 'see' others around them

CNET también está disponible en español.Don't show this againA new People Detection features uses lidar to alert iPhone 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max and iPad Pro users how close other people are.and 12 Pro Max have a new feature for users who are blind or low vision -- the ability to essentially see other people coming. The devices make use of the new lidar sensor on the back of the to detect how close other people are to the user, something Apple has named People Detection. Lidar is a type of  that helps with augmented reality apps and serves as the eyes of self-driving cars. Now, Apple is applying...

Oct 30
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