NTT DoCoMo, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Fujitsu, NEC, Nokia and Samsung all lining up to make 5G a reality in Japan

NTT DoCoMo

NTT DoCoMo announced that it is working with leading telecommunications companies to make 5G reality in Japan. As part of the effort, the operator is teaming-up with Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Fujitsu, NEC, Nokia and Samsung to conduct experimental trials of emerging 5G mobile communications technologies. Specifically, the firms will explore the potential to exploit frequency bands…

iPhone with holographic screen concept looks amazing

iPhone with holographic screen concept looks amazing

Apple has recently scored a patent for a holographic screen, prompting one designer to show us how an iPhone equipped with this technology could look like. And what he came up with is nothing short of amazing. While we’re sure a phone with this technology is still years away, it is kinda nice to look…

Volvo looking to turn cars into mobile base stations

Volvo looking to turn cars into mobile base stations

Volvo is working on technology that at point could turn cars into mobile base stations. This system is envisioned as part of next-generation cellular networks that could help solve coverage issues. While this may sound promising, the technology is still in the early phases of development and there is a lot of work to be…

4K tablets coming later this year?

4K tablets coming later this year?

This year we may see the first 4K tablets hitting the market with Japan Display (JDI) announcing the 10.1″ screen with whopping 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution. That’s 438ppi baby! In comparison, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab PRO 8.4 has a 359ppi screen with 2560 x 1600 pixels display. And there’s more. Thanks to the frugal LTPS…

Samsung SDI unveils curved battery for wearable devices

Samsung SDI unveils curved battery for wearable devices

Samsung SDI has unveiled its new curved battery for wearable devices that was first introduced with Sammy’s own Gear Fit wristband. The 210 mAh battery is said to be the world’s largest capacity battery in a wearable device and would offer enough juice to get fancy bands like the Gear Fit work longer than competing…

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