MKBHD tested Google’s Project Starline, an exceptional real-time 3D communication

Many different technologies are currently working to improve the way we communicate, but most of them are limited to quality updates (better cameras and microphones, AI to help process images and sound, etc.) rather than format. Virtual reality also partially tries to contribute to communication, but the features of virtual ... Read more

The EU proposes to expand mobile roaming to Ukraine

With the beginning of the full-scale war unleashed by Russia in Ukraine, many Ukrainians were forced to leave, including to European countries. At that time, free roaming for Ukrainians was introduced in most EU countries, which was recently extended for another six months. Now the European Commission has proposed to ... Read more

iPhone 14 Pro Max lost the place of the smartphone with the fastest connection, losing to two competitors at once

Among other things, flagship smartphones can not only show high scores in performance tests, maintain high FPS in games, etc., but also have the fastest communication capabilities. And among them there are also leaders and outsiders. With the release of the iPhone 14 Pro Max last fall, it was this ... Read more

Apple plans to get rid of Qualcomm and Broadcom chips in iPhones in favor of its own designs by 2025

Apple uses communication chips from Broadcom and Qualcomm in its devices, and is one of the largest customers of these companies – 20% and 22%, respectively. But they plan to abandon third-party chips, replacing them with ones of their own production, as, for example, happened with Intel when the company ... Read more

5G is expanding: by the end of the year, the number of users of the new communication standard will reach 1 billion

More recently, the situation with 5G standard networks was such that it was possible to see the new indicator only in some areas of large cities, for example, in the USA. But operators are constantly increasing coverage areas, and users are changing their gadgets and tariff plans. According to the ... Read more

Tesla Powerwall 2 helps Donetsk Region stay connected

Probably, this is not exactly the scenario of use that Elon Musk’s companies expected when they developed Powerwall and Starlink, but currently, it is thanks to them that part of the infrastructure of Ukraine is supported. The occupiers have damaged a significant part of important objects, due to which, in ... Read more

“Even they were surprised that we were able to use Starlink like that.” Ukrzaliznytsia tested satellite internet in trains

Satellite Internet from Starlink has been used to restore communication almost since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Elon Musk responded very quickly to the request, after which the country received coverage and the delivery of “plates” began. The State Special Service said that Ukrzaliznytsia managed to test ... Read more