T-Mobile’s Magenta Max plan comes with true unlimited data

  • February 22, 2021
T-Mobile is introducing a plan later this week that will almost entirely do away with throttling. Its new Magenta Max plan includes unlimited premium data and unlimited video streaming at 4K. It also comes with 40GB of high-speed tethering data (T-Mo…

Baidu approved for fully driverless road tests in Beijing

  • December 7, 2020
A few months after Baidu’s robotaxi service arrived in Beijing, the company has received the first permits to run driverless vehicle tests in the city. China’s capital granted Baidu Apollo permission to deploy five such vehicles on public roads.The c…

Google Fi starts selling 5G phones from Samsung

  • October 8, 2020
Google Fi customers have been able to use unlocked Samsung phones on the MVNO’s network for years, but now those same customers can now buy a Samsung Galaxy device directly from the search giant. On the Fi website, the company has started selling the…

Verizon’s mmWave version of the Pixel 4a 5G costs $100 extra

  • September 30, 2020
Earlier today, Google announced the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G, both of which Verizon (Engadget’s parent company) will carry. But if you want to purchase the latter through the carrier, you’ll have to pay $600 or $25 per month on a two-year Verizon Devi…

The Galaxy A42 could be Samsung’s cheapest 5G phone yet

  • September 2, 2020
Through most of 2020, Samsung has tried to make 5G-capable phones available at almost every price point. Its IFA keynote saw the company continue that strategy with the announcement of the Galaxy A42 5G. Samsung didn’t say too about the device, but w…

Samsung’s latest Galaxy Book Flex gets 5G and 11th-gen Intel CPUs

  • September 2, 2020
It’s only been a few months since Samsung released its Galaxy Book Flex 2-in-1, but it’s already updating the machine. It will release a model that includes Intel’s new 11th-gen processors and supports 5G and WiFi 6.Samsung says the Galaxy Book Flex…

Cricket launches 5G service with just one phone

  • August 22, 2020
You no longer need to subscribe to AT&T’s main offerings to get a taste of its 5G service. The carrier’s Cricket Wireless prepaid brand has launched 5G service (via The Verge), providing the faster downloads and reduced lag with lower service cos…