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Some Bold Predictions For iPhone In 2019

Ming-Chi Kuo who is arguably the most reliable of all Apple analysts when it comes to making predictions says that this year’s line-up of iPhones will have a range of new features, most notably a triple-rear camera set-up. According to Mr Kuo, this year’s iPhone models will also have the latest connectivity bands that will deliver indoor positioning and navigation with more precision. He also thinks that 2019’s iPhones will also have bilateral wireless charging features that will allow users to charge other iOS products.

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Russia Wants The Ability To Disconnect From The Internet

We have all had that feeling of needing to unplug from social media. Russia seems to want to take that feeling the extra mile and is experimenting with disconnecting the whole country from the internet. The country understandably wants sovereignty over the internet (before freedom warriors freak, all countries ideally would like to have that control). As a result, Russia wants the ability to shut out outside traffic during times of cyber war.

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LG Likely To Be The First To Market In Australia With A 5G Flagship Smartphone

By the end of this year it is quite likely that every flagship smartphone will be fifth generation (5G) capable. Whilst mobile networks will not quite be ready to support the technology nationally early adopters will probably flock to one of the first options on the market which is LG’s V50 ThinQ. LG has telegraphed the impending release of this phone for quite some time and leaked images have already appeared online.

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Happy Tenth Anniversary Android

Ten years ago an Australian telco launched the first Android phone in the country, the HTC Dream following its success in its incarnation as the G1 in the United States. It goes without saying that since the launch of that device, Android has taken Australia by storm with success in a wide variety of areas. Android has been so successful that Android devices now outsell iPhones routinely in Australia. Ten years ago, feature phones ruled the roost in Australia and smartphones were limited to PalmOS, Windows Mobile and the feature hamstrung iPhone.

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Social Media Continues To Dominate Australian Online Behaviour

According to the latest research from Hootsuite, Facebook continues to be the most popular social media platform in Australia. The Digital 2019 report which looks at social media use across 230 countries indicates that social media use continues to increase in Australia. 18 million people or 72 per cent of the entire population of Australia use one of the social media platforms. In 2017 the percentage stood at 66 per cent. Facebook is first amongst equals and is the most popular social media platform with 16 million monthly active users.

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Five Reasons Why You Should Upgrade To 4G

Some Famous Firsts In The Evolution Of The Smartphone

When you take that super-slim all-powerful smartphone out of your pocket it is quite easy to be completely oblivious to just how far mobile technology has developed over the last couple of decades. As a result, we have decided to pay some tribute to the major developments and firsts within the industry. This is not homage to the first mobile devices, but instead we are showing some love to the first 3G phone, or the first device that had an app store attached, so here goes.

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Australian Scientists Develop New Tech That Will Massively Speed Up Broadband

Scientists in Australia have managed to build a device with the ability to increase internet speeds by as much as 100 times by using twisted light beams which have the ability to carry more data and process it faster. Fibre-optics transmit data through pulses of light, at light speed through optical fibres. What is important to data speeds is the way light is encoded on one end and processed on the other. The new device which its creators say is called a nanophotonic device does the job of encoding and processing much faster by using a special form of twisted light.

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5G Explained

This year, there is a big shift happening in technology with a once-in-a-decade upgrade to mobile phone networks that will begin to reach users very soon. This is not simply about faster smartphones, but a transition to fifth-generation cellular networks or 5G. This is going to have profound implications on all kinds of devices ranging from industrial robots, to drones and even cars. The technology will change almost everything and Australia will be one of the first countries to begin rolling out 5G networks this year.

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iPhone XR Is The Surprise Hit Of This Generation Of Apple Smartphones

It’s no secret that Apple sales have slowed down as demand for smartphones all over the world has reached a peak and we are now in a moderating phase. What is really surprising is that a new trend seems to have emerged. The latest iPhone models seem to be attracting a very interesting group of consumers that you would never have imagined, Android users!

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A Guide To 5G Smartphones Likely To Be Released Soon

This year we are likely to see the initial roll out of 5G networks across Australia. It goes without saying this technology is much faster than 4G but in order to take advantage of the faster speeds you will need a 5G smartphone. The vast majority of impending new models won’t actually support 5G which for now is not really much of an issue because it will be a while before 5G coverage is ubiquitous. However, if you are thinking of purchasing a future-proof phone you will want it to be compatible with 5G. Qualcomm which makes 5G modem chips says it expect 30 5G devices to be launched this year so here is a guide to what to expect.

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