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2019-06-02 Economy
Amazon seen spreading its tentacles to 5G with T-Mobile interest
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Posted by Fred 2019-06-02 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [271 views ]  Top

#1 5G is going to such a transforming technology, anyone who sees that potential and act on it is definitely a sure stock buy.

5G allows intelligent systems to make "real time" responses to stimulus. Such as when cars approach an intersection, which lights go green and which lights go red, a decision can be made in real time.

What is "batshit crazy" is what devices can be programed to do to you if the device recognizes your face.
Posted by Phaick Uneretle6310 2019-06-02 00:45||   2019-06-02 00:45|| Front Page Top

#2 5G is a huge shuck. How many places do you go now where 4G LTE coverage is marginal to nonexistent (people who never leave a metroplex disqualified from answering that question) The glowing articles in the media are about how you can download all the StarWars movies in under a minute if you stand on the correct downtown street corner, hold your phone just so and don't breathe. I'm sure there are people who think they need that. They would be wrong.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-06-02 01:12||   2019-06-02 01:12|| Front Page Top

#3 I upgraded from an iPhone 5c to an iPhone 6 on the last day that was available. I have small hands, you see, and the 7 and above are simply too big for me. So I continue to wait for the fashions to swing round again to smaller devices — what will I do should 5g become omnipresent before then?
Posted by trailing wife 2019-06-02 01:41||   2019-06-02 01:41|| Front Page Top

#4 IIUC, initially 5g will still need a 4lte network "on ramp" so current phones should still be functional for a few years.

I'm hanging on to my iphone SE for as long as I can. It has the guts/functionality of a iphone 6S in the form factor of an iphone 4.

Posted by The peanut gallery 2019-06-02 04:11||   2019-06-02 04:11|| Front Page Top

#5 Given it'll be years before 5G reaches the Permian Basin, I'll just hold off on updating.
Posted by Silentbrick 2019-06-02 04:24||   2019-06-02 04:24|| Front Page Top

#6 Will it work with rotary phones?
Posted by Unager Angusomble7505 2019-06-02 06:16||   2019-06-02 06:16|| Front Page Top

#7 to an iPhone 6

I looked at the back of the thing — it claims to be an SE like peanut gallery’s. Too many possibilities, not enough meat-brain space, I guess.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-06-02 07:47||   2019-06-02 07:47|| Front Page Top

#8 The tablet computer pulled by donkey
Posted by Skidmark 2019-06-02 10:23||   2019-06-02 10:23|| Front Page Top

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