Qualcomm shrinks its 5G chips, iPhone download speeds trail Samsung and Google
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Qualcomm has successfully gotten its 5g chip small enough to fit into handheld devices.
The new form factor will let phone makers cover the gammot of 5g airwaves, including the shorter-range but faster millimeter spectrum, and the more reliable but slower sub six gigahertz air wave.
Look for the modules to show up in devices in the first half of next year.
Bloomberg is reporting that Apple's iPhone trails devices from Samsung and Google in download speeds.
This according to data compared by Ookla, supplier of the Internet's most popular data speed checker, SpeedTest.net.
The speed data is created voluntarily by its users, helping incorporate endless real-world use cases.
And finally, Amazon's Echo Show has introduced features that let's hearing and speech-impaired users trigger common Alexa functionality by tapping the screen instead of requiring voice activation Better yet, Tap to Alexa is now including a captioning feature as well and you can look for similar accessibility to hit the Echo Spot soon.
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