Month: February 2019

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Mobile

How 5G aims to end network latency

Just about everything you hear about 5G points out how its higher data speeds will let you download videos or update your apps much more quickly. Well, whoop-de-do. Faster data is helpful, but a different 5G benefit could actually be a bigger deal: reducing network communication delays called latency. Latency is the time it takes […]

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Sci-Tech

NASA 60th anniversary: All about the space agency’s past, present and future

NASA is turning 60 on Monday, October 1. Over six decades, it’s had a remarkable run of rocketeering and exploratory achievements, from the moon landings to the space shuttles, from the surface of Mars to destinations far beyond our solar system. And as space becomes just another place to do business, NASA looks to keep […]

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Sci-Tech

‘Molar Mic’ will let US military make radio calls from their teeth

In the future, communicating in combat could be as simple as speaking into the microphone on your teeth. On Tuesday the US Department of Defense sealed a multimillion dollar investment into a futuristic two-way communications system dubbed the ‘Molar Mic,’ slated for use by the US Air Force. Developed by California company Sonitus Technologies, the […]

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Mobile

Apple’s iPhones hit a wall. Now we know how bad it is

When Apple warned earlier this month that sales over the holidays were as much asĀ 11 percent lower than expected, it was a shock. Now it looks like a trend. On Tuesday, Apple forecast sales of between $55 billion and $59 billion for the second fiscal quarter, compared with average Wall Street estimates of about $59 […]

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