Apple enters 5G race with new iPhone 12 range

(Reuters) – Apple Inc on Tuesday launched its next-generation iPhone 12, with faster 5G connectivity that the California company hopes will spur consumers to trade in their old phones and keep its sales booming through the end of the year.

The core of the line-up, the iPhone 12 with a 6.1-inch display, will sell for $799, while a ‘Mini’ version with a 5.4-inch screen will be slightly cheaper at $699. A ‘Pro’ version with three cameras and a new 3-D ‘lidar’ sensor starts at $999, with the largest ‘Pro Max’ starting at $1,099 and going up to $1,399.

The new products will test whether Apple can ride a wave of consumer excitement around 5G wireless data networks, whose speediest variants outstrip their predecessors’ data rates multiple times over.

But whether iPhone buyers see a dramatic speed boost will depend heavily on where they are and which carrier they use –

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Tesla Model X Range Increased?

While most of the attention on Tesla’s vehicle lineup today was on the Model S due to a $3,000 price cut, there may be an interesting development happening for the Model X as well. Tesla Motors Club forum member ColdWeatherEV recently took delivery of a brand new Model X and shared some details about the vehicle in a post on the forum.

“I just took delivery of a 2021 Model X, VIN 308XXX, and I was surprised to see that the EPA Monroney sticker lists the range at 371 miles,” writes the user. The Monroney sticker is a required label in the US for all new vehicles and contains official information about the car.

On Tesla’s website, the currently-listed EPA range for the Long Range Plus Model X is just 351 miles, 20 miles lower than the range listed on the Monroney sticker of this new delivery. While this is

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RangeXTD Wi-Fi Booster Extends Wireless Range and Speeds

Many homes have poor wireless internet. Today, a device called RangeXTD aims to fix that.

EXTEND YOUR WI-FI RANGE FARTHER THAN EVER BEFORE! Shift Your Internet Connection into High Gear with RangeXTD
EXTEND YOUR WI-FI RANGE FARTHER THAN EVER BEFORE! Shift Your Internet Connection into High Gear with RangeXTD
EXTEND YOUR WI-FI RANGE FARTHER THAN EVER BEFORE! Shift Your Internet Connection into High Gear with RangeXTD

RangeXTD Price

The RangeXTD Wi-Fi Booster is priced between $35 and $50 per unit, depending how many you buy.See price chart below.
The RangeXTD Wi-Fi Booster is priced between $35 and $50 per unit, depending how many you buy.See price chart below.
The RangeXTD Wi-Fi Booster is priced between $35 and $50 per unit, depending how many you buy.See price chart below.

Clifton, NJ, Oct. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Many homes have poor wireless internet. Today, a device called RangeXTD aims to fix that.

RangeXTD is a small electronic device that extends wireless internet speed and coverage. Just plug the device into an outlet, connect it to your wireless network, then boost WI-Fi speed and coverage instantly.

The device works

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Mazda UK releases range and pricing for upcoming MX-30

The full specifications and price list for Mazda’s hotly anticipated first all-electric production vehicle, the Mazda MX-30, has just been revealed. This stylish and versatile crossover EV features an AC synchronous electric motor and a 35.5kWh lithium-ion battery that delivers a range of approximately 124 miles (200kms) on a single charge, and it even comes with AC charging up to 6.6kW and DC rapid charging designed to meet 125A Combo Charging standards.

Aside from the previously announced limited run Mazda MX-30 First Edition, Mazda UK has revealed that the MX-30 will be available across three generously equipped model grades – SE-L Lux, Sport Lux and GT Sport Tech. The three-model line-up complements the already revealed First Edition.

Standard equipment on all UK MX-30s includes LED headlights and daytime running lights, reverse camera, Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Intelligent Speed Assist, navigation and heads-up display. Aside

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TCL’s range of affordable ‘Roku TV Ready’ soundbars start at $79

TCL has unveiled its latest Alto soundbars, which offer an affordable way of boosting a TV’s built-in sound. With the exception of the $59 Alto 3, all of the soundbars are certified as being “Roku TV Ready.” This means they should integrate seamlessly with TVs running Roku’s TV OS, allowing you to control and tune them with your TV’s remote. TCL’s Roku TV Ready soundbars range in price from $79 to $299.

At the top of the lineup is the Alto 9 Plus, which was first announced back at CES 2020. It’s equipped with Dolby’s Atmos, which adds height to the surround sound experience. However, rather than doing this with traditional upward-firing speakers, TCL says it’s using “virtual height channels” to create the impression of overhead sound, and the 3.1 soundbar also includes a dedicated wireless subwoofer. It supports Bluetooth, and it’s compatible with Chromecast and AirPlay 2 to stream

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5G IoT Market Research Report by Radio Technology (, by Range, by Industry – Global Forecast to 2025 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19

New York, Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “5G IoT Market Research Report by Radio Technology (, by Range, by Industry – Global Forecast to 2025 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p05953145/?utm_source=GNW

The Global 5G IoT Market is expected to grow from USD 621.85 Million in 2019 to USD 3,985.34 Million by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 36.28%.

Market Segmentation & Coverage:
This research report categorizes the 5G IoT to forecast the revenues and analyze the trends in each of the following sub-markets:

Based on Radio Technology (, the 5G IoT Market studied across 5G New Radio Non-Standalone Architecture and 5G New Radio Standalone Architecture.

Based on Range, the 5G IoT Market studied across Short-Range IoT Device and Wide-Range IoT Device.

Based on Industry, the 5G IoT Market studied across Energy & Utilities, Government, Healthcare,

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Driven by climate, more frequent, severe wildfires in Cascade Range reshape forests — ScienceDaily

In recent years — and 2020 is no exception — parts of the Pacific Northwest that are typically too wet to burn are experiencing more frequent, severe and larger wildfires due to changes in climate. New research from Portland State University found that while the increased wildfire activity is causing widespread changes in the structure and composition of these mid-to-high elevation forests, the new landscapes are also likely more resilient to projected upward trends in future fire activity and climate conditions.

The study, led by PSU graduate student Sebastian Busby, examined temperate forests that burned expansively, severely and repeatedly between 2003 and 2015 in the central Cascade Range of Oregon and Washington. On Mt. Adams, these wildfires included the 2008 Cold Springs, 2012 Cascade Creek and 2015 Cougar Creek fires. On Mt. Jefferson, the wildfires included the 2003 Booth and Bear Butte Complex, 2007 Warm Springs Area Lightning Complex and

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Energy Companies, Others Use Expanding Range Of Tools To Detect, Control Methane

As energy companies strive to get their emissions of methane under control, they’re being joined in the fight by a loose coalition of academic institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) employing a suite of tools that combine technological innovations, such as drones and satellite-based detection equipment, with advanced data analysis.

While past efforts to regulate the emissions of the potent greenhouse gas have focused on identifying the smaller leaks spewing from equipment at oil and gas operations sites, advanced methane-detection equipment, carried aloft by airplanes and satellites, is giving researchers as well as oil and gas operators the ability to track large plumes of methane across vast geographic areas.

In the meantime, the development of sophisticated continuous monitoring equipment, and the resultant decrease in cost of that equipment, is giving operators the ability to survey the air quality across entire oil fields, pinpointing the locations of any leaks that do occur.

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Samsung expands online smartphone range in India to woo holiday shoppers

By Sankalp Phartiyal

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is expanding its online-only smartphone range, a senior company executive said on Thursday, as the South Korean tech giant hopes to win over new customers in India’s festive season sales.

Samsung will launch the new India-made Galaxy F range of smartphones at Walmart Inc-controlled online retailer Flipkart on Oct. 8, Asim Warsi, a Senior Vice President and Head of e-commerce Business at Samsung India, told Reuters in an interview on Thursday.

“The series is aimed to address the burgeoning demand among the young online shoppers in India,” Warsi said.

Indian customers make big-ticket purchases of everything from gold to cars and electronics in the holiday season, which typically begins around October and lasts until the end of the year.

“We are building up for a very buoyant and a very strong festive sales period this year and by virtue

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