Network providers AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile U. S. Inc are weighing bids for a block of spectrum licenses that Verizon Wireless wants to offload, according to a fresh report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
The WSJ report, published on Wednesday, said that Verizon Wireless had previously made an attempt to sell a block of spectrum licenses, and that it remained open to a deal. It may be noted here that Verizon Wireless, the largest & most profitable U. S. mobile phone carrier, is a joint venture (JV) of Verizon Communications Inc. and British telecommunications giant Vodafone PLC.
Nvidia Shield is now capable of streaming PC games in 1080p from a PC to television, thanks to new December Software Update.
The new update makes a significant the device's 'Console Mode', which streams games from a computer to a television.
Prior to the release of the update, the Shield could only stream PC games at 720p in the Console Mode, but enhancements to the company's Gamestream technology enabled 1080p streaming.
Parkes constituents have delivered a petition containing more than 270,000 signatures urging the Coalition government to retain the fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) model for the ambitious National Broadband Network (NBN).
The petition, which was initiated on the weekend of the Federal election by Queensland student Nick Paine, was hosted by Australia's change. org platform. It triggered the creation of FTTP supporter groups across the country.
Jeep Australia has just launched a second special edition of its widely acclaimed iconic off-road four-wheel-drive stalwart Wrangler.
The new Dragon Edition is based on the Wrangler Unlimited Overland four-door, but some noticeable improvements and additions allow it to look unique. The new special edition adds 18-inch wheels, bronze highlights to the front-end garnishes, badges and the Mopar fuel door bolts.
Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft has announced the launch of a new streaming site called XboxVideo. com, which allows Xbox Live subscribers to watch videos not only on their Xbox game consoles but also on their computers.
To get access to videos they have already bought from the Xbox Video app on computers, users will just have to sign-in using their Xbox Live accounts. Previously, users were able to access videos just on the Xbox 360 or the new Xbox One game consoles.
Automobile giant Hyundai on Tuesday introduced the world to its next-generation super-luxurious sedan Genesis in South Korea.
The next Genesis has received the first complete revamp since its launch in the year of 2008. It boats several new interior and exterior features, such as all-wheel-drive system and flat-front nose.
Technology giant, Apple has indicated that it might start selling unlocked version of the latest version of its smartphone, iPhone 5s. The company will start selling an unlocked iPhone 5s for the full price without mandatory telecom contract.
The unlocked, SIM card-free iPhone 5s will have the same capabilities as other iPhone 5s models but will not have any contractual obligation in the country. However, the device will only work on GSM networks and this means that the unlocked iPhone 5s won't work with Verizon Wireless.
Apple's widely popular iPad tablets are used for a lot more than merely checking e-mails and playing games, a new promo page released by the Cupertino, California-based technology giant revealed.
The iPhone/iPad-maker's new promo page dubbed "Life in iPad" draws attention to iPad users belonging to diverse occupations from around the globe.
It shows iPads in use by a farm worker, a vineyard owner, a technician at a wind turbine, a professional speedskater, an off-road race car driver, an underwater sea diver, a choreographer, a firefighter, a surgeon, and a mountain climber.
Adobe on Wednesday announced expansion of its Photoshop Photography Program to everyone for a period ending on 2nd of December this year.
The software firm announced that its Photoshop Photography Program would remain available for everyone, including those who never owned Photoshop.
This ongoing $10 subscription price, which is significantly lower than the usual the Creative Cloud membership charge of $50 a month, includes Photoshop CC, Lightroom 5, 20GB of server space, plus a Behance Pro website.
Ouya has announced the launch of a new limited white edition of its game console with matching white controller and double internal storage.
Priced at $129.99, the white Ouya offers internal storage of 16GB, double the existing game console's internal storage of 8GB.
Apart from the new coat of paint and bigger internal storage, the Ouya game console disappointingly remained the same as the previous one. It comes equipped with the same NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, and the same 1GB of RAM, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and single USB 2.0 port.
American automobile giant General Motors Co (GM) has confirmed a recall of more than 44,000 units of 2014 Chevrolet Malibu in North America for fixing a technical glitch that can cause the cars' window-defrosters to malfunction.
The computer-controlled ventilation system of the Chevrolet Malibu sedans has been found reverting to the previous setting when the driver select the defrost setting, which could leave the vehicle’s windshield fogged.
Microsoft on Friday demonstrated some more features that its next-generation game console Xbox One will offer.
The Redmond, Washington-based software giant listed numerous non-gaming features of the upcoming console, putting more weight to its claim that the Xbox One will be an all-in-one entertainment gadget rather than simply a device for gamers
Rockstar Consortium, the acquirer of Nortel Networks' patents, recently filed patent infringement suits against a number of global tech giants; including the U. S.-based Internet search giant Google and South Korean consumer electronics maker Samsung.
The suits filed in the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Rockstar and its subsidiary MobileStar Technologies accused Google, HTC, Samsung, and five other firms of infringing several of the patents that it acquired from Nortel.
San Diego-based Intel Corporation on Wednesday announced the commercial availability of its eagerly-awaited LTE modem targeted for smartphones and tablets, posing a major threat to rival chipmaker Qualcomm.
The Intel XMM 7160 modem supports 4G and also allows mobile devices to switch back to 3G and 2G networks when LTE network is not available.
The XMM 7160 is not the first Intel 4G modem. The company's first LTE modem was launched 2012. But, that modem didn't support the ability to switch back to 3G and 2G technologies. But, the new modem fixes that problem.
South Korea-based smartphone maker Samsung has apologized to its Chinese customers for inconvenience caused by its faulty devices.
A broad number of customers in China have complained that their Samsung devices crashed because of defective memory chips. Many others went so far as to claim that the company's repair policies are not customer-friendly.
Responding to severe criticism by customers and nationwide media reports about faulty smartphones, the company issues a statement apologizing to customers and claiming that the issue was due management problems.