Samsung Commits to Mobile WiMax Release 2
Today Samsung announced that it plans to adopt Mobile WiMax Release 2, which is based on IEEE 802.16m. Release 2 can provide up to four times that data speeds when compared to Release 1 (802.16e). It adds Multi-User MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology, which helps to improve the efficiency of the antennas. Mobile WiMax Release 2 equipment will be backward compatible with Release 1, and customers' current Release 1 devices should work with Release 2. Samsung said it plans to trial Release 2 in the U.S. market via Clearwire by late 2010.
ZTE's Axon 7 Gains a Security Patch
ZTE has pushed a maintenance release to its aging Axon 7 flagship handset device in order to patch up the phone's security. Primarily, the update applies Google's security fixes through the December 2017 patch.
Apple Releases iOS 10 Developer Beta 2
Apple today made a second beta version of iOS 10 available to developers. According to Apple, the new beta contains bug fixes and other improvements.
Samsung Letting Galaxy S8 Owners Test Drive Android 8
Samsung today said select customers will soon be able to beta test Samsung Experience 9.0 before its official release. The Samsung Experience, formerly called TouchWiz, is the user interface that Samsung created for its device ecosystem.
Opera Mini for Windows Phone Exits Beta
Opera today said its Opera Mini web browser is now available as a stable release for Windows Phone. The browser had been available as a beta for several months.
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