NASA Taps Nokia to Build 4G Network on the Moon
NASA has awarded a contract to Nokia to build and deploy a 4G LTE network on the surface of Earth's moon. Nokia will build an ultra-compact, low-power, space-hardened LTE base station and deploy it on the lunar surface using a lunar lander from partner Intuitive Machines in late 2022. The contract is one of many issued by NASA as part of the overall Artemis program which aims to establish a sustainable presence on the Moon, including humans, by the end of the decade. "The network will provide critical communication capabilities for many different data transmission applications, including vital command and control functions, remote control of lunar rovers, real-time navigation and streaming of high definition video."
Feb 11, 2020
Samsung today announced its new flagship phones for 2020: the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra. In the US, all three models support 5G and are powered by Qualcomm's newest top-end Snapdragon 865 chipset paired with 12 GB of LPDDR5 RAM.
Feb 26, 2018
Sony today announced the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact smartphones, two devices that take on a brand new design aesthetic the company calls Ambient Flow. The phones feature a metal frame and deeply curved rear panels.
Aug 5, 2020
Samsung today revealed its latest Galaxy Note phones: the Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra . On the software side, the new Note phones include an overhauled Samsung Notes app with free cloud sync, PDF annotation, nested folder structure, personalized handwriting neaten-ing, sound recordings time-synced with your own notes, and sync with both OneNote and Outlook.
Jun 25, 2018
T-Mobile today rolled out FamilyMode, a new service that gives parents more control over how their kids use smartphones and other connected devices. The service has two components, the FamilyMode app and the FamilyMode Home Base, an in-home box that connects to WiFi.
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But NASA also has the Artemis program to return humans to the moon by 2024. It's one of their major ...