Didi adds Apple Pay support across core mobility services

China’s ride-hailing giant Didi is this week adding support for Apple Pay to its core personal mobility services — including Didi Premier, Didi Express, Didi Luxe and ofo, a partner station-less bike-rental service also powered by an app. Apple Pay is the mobile payment system baked into iOS, which lets users authenticate payments with a fingerprint biometric (and soon via Face […]

iPhone X vs Galaxy S8 specs comparison

THE IPHONE X is here, and it has its sights set firmly on the Samsung Galaxy S8 with its new all-glass design, all-screen front, souped-up internals and added wireless charging support.   Apple is touting the smartphone as the “future of smartphones”, while some would argue that Samsung got there first, with the Galaxy S8 arriving […]

Apple iPhone X | PhotographyBLOG

Apple today unveiled their iPhone X smartphone, featuring an 5.8″ edge-to-edge Super Retina OLED display with a resolution of 1125×2436 pixels. The dustproof and water resistant device makes do without a Home button, and uses Face ID technology to recognise the user, unlock the phone, gain access to secure apps and authenticate purchases via Apple […]

Qualcomm & EE delivering Gigabit LTE

The latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Gigabit LTE powered smartphones might be capable of receiving data at Gigabit speeds, but if the networks aren’t ready for them it’s futile – like driving a Porsche around a 20mph zone. Thankfully, the networks are more than keeping pace with the latest handset developments. In fact, EE has already begun […]

What is Gigabit LTE?

What is Gigabit LTE? – Gigabit LTE is a magic milestone in the development course of mobile internet. It means we’ve hit the big 1000, with peak download speeds of 1000Mbps. This is made possible by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Gigabit LTE modem, already found in phones like the Sony Xperia XZ Premium. For those who like […]

The technology behind Gigabit LTE

The name alone tells you the basics. Gigabit LTE is a mobile broadband standard where the theoretical maximum download speed reaches a rate of one gigabit of data per second. That’s 1,000Mbits/sec, fast enough to download a 1GB movie in eight seconds. It’s very, very fast, far quicker than any home broadband currently available to […]