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Telstra releases HTC 5G Hub online

(Image: Telstra) Telstra has released its HTC 5G Hub for online ordering, laying claim to being Australia’s first telco to have a 5G mobile device. Special feature How 5G Will Transform Business 5G will be popularized via telecom carriers and the marketing of wire-cutting services, but the biggest impact and ...

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iOS 13 likely to drop support for a lot of older hardware

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it’s feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products. Read more: https://zd.net/2XtjT4v iOS 12, released last September, was particularly good at supporting older hardware. We’d expected ...

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Who makes the best apps for the iPhone and iPad? It's not Apple

America’s favorite brands — where’s Apple? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Chris Matyszczyk about a new survey that came out declaring that Apple is not one of America’s top 25 brands. Read more: https://zd.net/2WhrKSC Apple ships a lot of stock apps with iOS, everything ranging from a browser to a ...

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Trump’s Huawei ban also causing tech shocks in Europe

The escalating U.S.-China trade war that’s seen Chinese tech giant Huawei slapped on a U.S. trade blacklist is causing ripples of shock across Europe too, as restrictions imposed on U.S. companies hit regional suppliers concerned they could face U.S. restrictions if they don’t ditch Huawei. Reuters reports shares fell sharply ...

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Why is Facebook doing robotics research?

It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots aren’t directly going to affect your Facebook experience, what the company learns from ...

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OnePlus redefines premium with the 7 Pro

OnePlus has never been particularly beholden to industry trends. Nowhere is that better demonstrated than with the 7 Pro. In the face of a stagnated smartphone market, Apple, Samsung and Google all went budget, releasing lower-tier takes on their pricey flagships to appeal to consumers looking for something akin to ...

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ACCC starts breaking out Vodafone NBN customer connections

(Image: ACCC) The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has provided some insight into what technologies customers on Vodafone are using to connect to the National Broadband Network. The latest Wholesale Market Indicators Report to the end of March shows Vodafone has just under 17,000 fibre-to-the-premises customers, 2,650 on fibre-to-the-basement, ...

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DJI is out-GoProing GoPro with its own action camera

[GoProu2019s 2018 story] u00a0seems to be a more conservative one with the companyu2019s new flagship device the Hero7 Black moving mostly laterally on hardware specs while throwing its focus to software tech like digital video stabilization. The moves seem designed to reduce R&D costs while widening the gap between the ...

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