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Why Apple spent billions to get to 5G — services

The combination of fast mobile broadband and powerful hardware underpins a services opportunity we’ve not really begun to scratch.

5G is finally ready for business

The reality of 5G has never lived up to its promise, until now. 2022 will be different.

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Apple still has a world to reach with the iPhone's 5G promise

Apple continues to benefit as carriers push for 5G deployment, even as the value of its products grows.

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iPhone SE 2022: Apple reads the room

Apple is seeking platform proliferation and high service and product add-ons to weather an anticipated post-pandemic slump.

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Apple plans an all-5G iPhone range, but not until '22

Apple won’t introduce an all-5G iPhone range until 2022, when it is expected to also roll out an A15-powered iPhone SE with 5G, according to a Nikkei report.

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Podcast: FCC to auction off 5G bandwidth; Apple data privacy update

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. will auction off previously reserved 5G spectrum, potentially speeding up next-generation wireless rollout. As device makers continue to release 5G-enabled phones and tablets,...

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FCC to auction off 5G bandwidth; Apple data privacy update

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. will auction off previously reserved 5G spectrum, potentially speeding up next-generation wireless rollout. As device makers continue to release 5G-enabled phones and tablets,...

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Folding iPhones, 5G and Apple Glass: 2021 mobile predictions

In 2020, mobile advances included robust 5G rollout and the first-ever folding phones. So what’s in store for 2021? Apple may be in the very early stages of developing a folding iPhone. Plus, there may be wearables on the way as more...

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Enterprise collaboration services creak as world returns to work

For Slack users, 2021 seems to be picking up where 2020 left off. The popular team chat service was sidelined for a while today — just as workers got back to business after the holiday break. A sign of things to come?

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Apple may put (self-developed) 5G modems in iPads next year

Apple’s world-class silicon design teams may be close to introducing internally-developed 5G modems inside iPads as soon as 2021.

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Apple and Verizon put 5G iPhones closer to the (enterprise) heart

With ‘5G Fleet Swap’ and Verizon Business, Apple is pushing the 5G iPhone 12 hard into the U.S. enterprise market

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Why Verizon and Apple think iPhones are good for business

Verizon and Apple will showcase how iPhones and 5G networks can boost enterprise IT at a special event Thursday. What might they say?

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Should IT buy the new iPhone 12 Pro? Almost certainly not

When it comes to whether enterprise IT should seriously consider this purchase — for those operations where BYOD hasn't yet alleviated the need to buy phones ever again — it doesn't make sense for most.

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Why 5G phones aren't a smart investment in the future (yet)

Should you spring for a 5G phone today based on the possibility of what it might do for you tomorrow? Yeah — about that...

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What the iPhone 12 means for 5G

You’ve probably heard that Apple’s iPhone 12 line-up will have 5G capabilities. And you've likely heard us discuss how 5G speeds are only available in some parts of the US with some carriers. With millions of new 5G users coming, will...

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What's next for 5G now that Apple supports it in the iPhone 12?

The iPhone 12 supports 5G, but problems remain and all parties should avoid setting unrealistic expectations.

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Apple’s 'Hi, Speed' event preview: New 5G iPhone 12

Apple set its second fall event for Oct. 13, with new additions to the iPhone lineup expected, including the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Mini. Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis and Macworld writer Michael Simon join Juliet...

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At this point, 5G is a bad joke

Thinking of buying a new phone, just for high-speed mmWave 5G? Do yourself a favor: Don't.

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