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Apple sets scene for 5G ‘for the rest of us’

A string of Apple-focused mobile network promotions suggest the company's 5G plan is now in play.

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5G iPhone 12 launch date

Despite the pandemic, the long-awaited 5G iPhone will still launch this year, but it's going to be later than usual. (5G chipmaker Qualcomm has hinted about reduced shipments due to “the delay of a global 5G flagship phone launch,”...

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Qualcomm hints at (slight) 5G iPhone 12 delay

The company's Q4 guidance cites reduced shipments because of "the delay of a global 5G flagship phone launch."

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Why AMD’s energy efficiency milestone is important to the emerging cloud desktop

As the pandemic continues to re-shape how (and where) we work, energy efficiency efforts by chipmakers could renew the push for a virtual desktop ecosphere. That would be a win for companies, users and cloud providers alike.

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Could 5G spell trouble for Android flagships?

5G is shaping up to be the Achilles' heel of Android's top 2020 phones — and no, not because of the conspiracy theories. (Come on...)

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Conspiracy theories slow public 5G adoption (but private 5G gets a boost)

When radio waves, viruses and tin foil hats collide. How the coronavirus crisis is changing how, where and why 5G is being deployed.

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3 tech advances that will change PCs forever

We are on the cusp of a significant change in PC design driven by parallel changes in where the OS and apps run; head-mounted displays; and battery technology. This combo will drive us toward a new era of wearable computers by the...

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The tech IT professionals love: 5G, cloud management, Graph API

There’s plenty of technology to be excited about, but the IT pros we talked with say 5G, cloud management tools and Graph API tools are the technologies they love. They shared their thoughts in a recent IDG TECH(talk) Twitter chat.

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Is technology killing globalization?

What you need to know -- and do -- about the tech-driven deglobalization trend and how it’s effecting change. Your career depends on understanding how nationalism and regulations impact business.

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Making the move to 5G: What to know, how to plan for it

Is 5G real? When should you upgrade? How will enterprises benefit and what are the costs and ROI? Analyst Jack Gold joins IDG TECH(talk) hosts Juliet Beauchamp and Computerworld's Ken Mingis to answer those questions and more to help...

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9 challenges Apple-based enterprises face in 2020

With 5G iPhones expected, AR continuing to evolve and voice-based assistants gaining momentum, 2020 could bring the seeds of change for many companies.

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5G in 2020: What to expect | TECH(talk)

2020 is supposed to be the year of 5G. We can expect to see more infrastructure roll out, faster speeds and 5G-enabled phones will flood the market. PCWorld's Michael Simon joins Juliet to discuss who will get 5G when and how the...

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Why is everybody talking about 6G?

We're not even using 5G yet, and already 6G is in the news. What is 6G? Is it real? When do we all get it? (Spoiler alert: Nonexistent, no and a long time from now.)

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Why 5G means new business models and user benefits

5G wireless technology will enable business opportunities that will bring new services and better performance that extend beyond the smartphone.

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Apple will be the catalyst for North America’s 5G adoption

A combination of services, technologies and a uniquely crafted approach to 5G means Apple will strike when the 5G market's right.

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What is 5G today and what the future holds

When it comes to 5G, the word “disruptive” is an understatement.

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Will 5G increase mobile security?

We love our smartphones, but there's a dark side. Their prevalence and users’ tendencies to connect over public Wi-Fi make mobile devices a common target of bad guys. Analyst Jack Gold looks at how to mitigate the risk.

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How WiFi 6 and 5G will force the merger of PCs and smartphones

Once you can provide a high-bandwidth, low-latency solution that meets or exceeds a wired connection, you can move into the cloud – and that will force a revolutionary change in hardware design.

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