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Folks, Samsung has done it! Meet the Galaxy Quantum A, the world's first smartphone with a quantum computing chip inside! It's the start of a new era! Classical computing is dead! Okay, all of that is a bit of an exaggeration. It's going to be a really long time before quantum computing is a handheld technology, no matter what is implied by the Galaxy Quantum A. So, what has Samsung really done here? Parsing through a Google translation of SK Telecom's press release, it partnered with Samsung to launch the "world's first quantum security 5G smartphone," which certainly sounds like some fancy technology. And perhaps it is, though bear in mind that Samsung has a particular fondness for the term... Read more...
South Korea has one of the largest gaming markets in the world. Many companies have taken notice of this phenomenon and are looking for ways to engage that market. SK Telecom and Microsoft recently announced their upcoming plans for 5G-based cloud gaming in South Korea. According to the Korea Creative Content Agency, 47.3% of the South Korea gaming market is taken up by mobile gaming. SK Telecom has the largest mobile subscriber base in the country, including 1 million 5G users. The company was the first network in the world to provide 5G wireless service to their customers. Ryu Young-sang of SK Telecom and Phil Spencer of Microsoft. Image via Microsoft.  SK Telecom will therefore let Microsoft... Read more...
What good is it to own a 5G-capable smartphone if there are no 5G networks? That is not a question owners of Samsung's Galaxy S10 5G handset will have to answer, if they live in South Korea. That's because SK Telecom is getting ready to flip the switch on its 5G network, making South Korea the first county to commercially off 5G wireless services. The advantage of true 5G is that it offers much faster speeds compared to 4G LTE—it is up to 20 times faster, with download speeds peaking at 20 gigabits per second (Gbps) or higher. 5G also offers lower latencies, advanced management features (of interest to wireless carriers), improved security, and a few other goodies, such as increased capacity.... Read more...