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    Is this a modem problem or is it something else? Need help.

    Hi all, I don't know what to think of this problem of mine I'm having now. So my issue is that my internet drops/becomes extremely unstable after a few days of usage randomly. When it happens, I can barely open a webpage on my PC, or any other device. I got a new and upgraded modem/router combo...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Intel's 5G Modems Will Allegedly Enter Mass Production in 2020

    Ever since unveiling their 5G modems in 2017, Intel has been talking up 5G technology as loudly as they possibly can. However, facing stiff competition from rivals like Qualcomm, Intel more or less acknowledged that that their first generation modem won't be particularly competitive, and...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Qualcomm Must License Modem Patents to Competitors

    On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled that Qualcomm must license some of its modem patents to its competitors, like Samsung and Intel. The judge said "court precedent established that Qualcomm’s commitments 'include an obligation to license to all comers, including competing modem chip suppliers.'...
  4. cageymaru

    U.S. International Trade Commission Judge Declines to Ban iPhone Imports

    It seems that Apple has won another round of the ongoing Qualcomm vs Apple dispute about alleged patent infringement. A U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) judge refused to ban Apple iPhone products from being sold in the U.S. even though he ruled that they infringed on one of Qualcomm's...
  5. cageymaru

    Qualcomm Accuses Apple of Stealing Trade Secrets for Rival Intel

    Qualcomm has accused Apple of stealing "vast swaths" of trade secrets to assist Qualcomm's rival Intel in fixing engineering flaws and to increase the performance of Intel's lower quality modem chipsets used in the iPhone. Qualcomm wants to amend its original allegations in its lawsuit to...
  6. DooKey

    Intel Teaming Up With HP, Lenovo, Dell, and Microsoft to Bring 5G to PC's

    Intel has announced they are going to team up with HP, Lenovo, Dell and Microsoft to bring 5G to their PC's by holiday season 2019. Intel is fighting Qualcomm and Samsung in this market so this partnership is pretty important for them. Also, considering their current issues with...
  7. 3WAYsplit

    I need help with Internet Speed / WiFi Connection Issues / Hardware changes?

    This post is long, but there is a lot going on. I need help working this out. I recently changed from TWC Standard Internet to Spectrum Internet. My intention is to Stream Full time (Netflix/DirecTV NOW/web browsing, etc). Currently I have the following connections: Room #1 TWC/Spectrum...
  8. DooKey

    Qualcomm Wants Sales Ban on iPhones Using Intel-Based Modems

    Qualcomm has filed a request with the US International Trade Commission to ban sales of iPhones (WARNING auto play video) that use Intel-based modems. According to Qualcomm any iPhone in the X, 8, 8 Plus, or 7/7Plus that use an Intel modem are infringing upon their patents and shouldn't be...
  9. DooKey

    iPhone X Intel Vs Qualcomm Modem Speed Tests Show “Significant” Performance Difference

    Apple continues to outsource the production of modems for its new iPhone to both Intel and Qualcomm, with speedtest crowdsourcing company Speedsmart discovering that Intel’s offering, though behind its Qualcomm counterpart in many other ways, is a “significantly” faster on certain networks. Is...
  10. X

    Weird Ethernet Issues Post Power Outage - HELP

    To start out, there was a power outage this last week when a transformer blew, and after it came back on this is when everything started. Mind you, everything worked flawlessly before this happened. The relevant hardware: I have an old media server with an EVGA 780i FTW, and a Q9550. The system...
  11. N

    How smoothly should a Modem swap go?

    So I am looking into replacing my families home modem (Arris TM722 leased by Comcast) with the Arris SURFboard SB6190. I have never replaced a modem before. Should it go smoothly? Just unplug it, take out the battery, disconnect all the cables, put in the new one, connect all the cables, put in...
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