Telstra demonstrates Australia’s first commercial 5G call

Telstra demonstrates Australia’s first commercial 5G call
Mobile operator Telstra has teamed up with tech firms Ericsson and Intel to place the first 5G mobile data call in Australia using a commercial network.The test, which took place at Telstra's 5G Innovation Centre, was the first of its kind to use the 3.5Hz spectrum and bring together all the core components from multiple companies that will be required to make the next generation…

Camera company Light plans nine-lens smartphone design

Camera company Light plans nine-lens smartphone design
Ever since cameras became a core feature of the mobile experience, manufacturers and designers have been competing to find new ways to deliver better image quality, with the introduction of additional lenses becoming a common way of achieving this.Multi-lens setups have quickly become a standard feature on flagship smartphones, with handsets like the HTC U12 Plus incorporating dual-lens arrays on both the front and rear…

Moth eyes inspire solution to enduring smartphone problem

Moth eyes inspire solution to enduring smartphone problem
The natural world has inspired many innovations throughout human history - and now it might have helped to tackle one of the biggest bugbears in the modern world.We've all struggled to read the screens on our smartphones on bright sunny days, as the strong light simply reflects off the surface and washes out the display.But a new anti-reflection film could lead to this problem being…