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FCC chairman wants public auction to repurpose satellite bands for 5G

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images The FCC’s ongoing 5G push might set up a conflict with the satellite industry. Chairman Ajit Pai is pressing for a public auction of wireless frequencies in the C-band spectrum (the 4GHz to 8GHz range often used by satellite companies) for the sake of 5G […]

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Master & Dynamic made a wireless version of its iconic MH40 headphones

Engadget RSS Feed Master & Dynamic’s MH40 was first set of headphones the company designed, and it released it in 2014. In may ways, that model set the standard for what would become M&D’s trademark design style: a refined mix of metal and leather. It makes sense that the company would go back to the […]

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Jaybird’s Tarah wireless sport earbuds are half off

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jaybird If you don’t want to spend $150 to $230 on workout earbuds that will inevitably end up at the bottom of your gym bag, Jaybird has a deal for you. Today, its Tarah Wireless Sport Headphones are on sale for half off. You can get a pair for just […]

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Cross-carrier glitch sent people ancient texts in the middle of the night

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links stevanovicigor via Getty Images Did you wake up to a resurrected Valentine’s Day text message on your phone? You’re far from the only one. Numerous users have reported receiving old text messages overnight, all of them from February in one year or another (often around Valentine’s Day) — and frequently […]

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US will grant Huawei trade ban exemptions ‘very shortly’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein The Commerce Department’s de facto blacklisting of Huawei might loosen slightly in the near future. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told Bloomberg in an interview that licenses allowing US companies to deal with Huawei would arrive “very shortly.” There have been 260 requests, or “more than we would’ve […]

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AT&T’s new unlimited phone plans drop WatchTV

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Robert Alexander/Getty Images AT&T is shuffling up its phone plans once again, and this time the focus won’t surprise anyone. It’s introducing a trio of unlimited plans where the top tier, Unlimited Elite, will include HBO at first, and HBO Max when it debuts in May 2020 — it wants […]

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UK set to allow Huawei in ‘non-contentious’ parts of 5G networks

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein After months of talk, the UK is reportedly close to letting Huawei into its 5G networks. Sunday Times sources claim Prime Minister Boris Johnson is close to allowing the Chinese tech giant into “non-contentious” parts of 5G service in the country. While there wassn’t much elaboration on […]

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OnePlus 7T Pro with 5G is coming to T-Mobile later this year

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links OnePlus/T-Mobile OnePlus wasn’t entirely accurate when it said it wouldn’t offer the OnePlus 7T Pro in the US. T-Mobile has announced that it’ll carry the OnePlus 7T Pro 5G McLaren sometime later in 2019. As the name suggests, it’s a version of the supercar-inspired special edition phone with 5G data […]

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Verizon is giving Unlimited customers 12 months of Disney+ for free

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Disney Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) is offering 12 months of Disney+ to all of its new and existing 4G LTE and 5G Unlimited wireless customers. New Verizon Fios Home Internet and 5G Home Internet customers will get 12 months of the new streaming service too. The offer begins November 12th, […]

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Huawei wants to license its 5G tech to US telecoms

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Andy Wong Huawei is banned from selling its 5G technology in the US, but that isn’t stopping it from trying an end run around that hurdle. Senior VP Vincent Pang told Reuters that Huawei is in early discussions to license its 5G tech to American companies. The talks are […]

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