The Federal Communications Commission has announced the schedule of the first ever wireless spectrum auction for 5G, and it is going to take place in November later this year. During a recently held meeting, the agency’s five commissioners all voted to approve the upcoming auction of 28 GigaHertz band on November 14th. A separate auction for the 24 GigaHertz airwaves will happen shortly thereafter. The FCC is aiming to sell about 6,000 licenses for the 28 and 24 GigaHertz bands.
Everybody is all eager for this summer’s Olympic Games, which happens next month in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Adding to the excitement is Apple who is set to debut 14 new bands for its Apple Watch, and each of these brand new bands is inspired by flags of major competitor countries participating in the 31st Olympics. But wait -- the new bands will only be made available in Brazil. However, this should be delightful news for those already based in Brazil and for those who are planning to travel to the South American country in order to watch the games.
Good news for fans of Microsoft’s Surface series of tablet devices -- the company has decided to offer its Surface Pro 4 tablet with a generous discount of $100, with the discount applying to all five variants of the device. On top of that, the tech giant has also decided to sell its newest activity tracking wearable device, the Microsoft Band 2, at $50 off. Microsoft’s discounted prices for its Surface Pro 4 tablet and Microsoft Band 2 wearable device is good through February 27th and February 20th, respectively, of this year.
Well, well, well. There are reports that Apple is actually now putting Apple Watch inventory, specifically Apple Watch bands, on its retail stores. This marks the first time that the company has stocked Apple Watch accessories since it officially launched its first ever wearable device, the Apple Watch, last April 24th. Although what is being stocked are only Apple Watch bands and not the smartwatch itself, this should be good news for people who were hoping that they would be able to purchase Apple's newest toy without having to purchase online or make a reservation.
Aside from the Nexus 6 phablet, Motorola has added a few new shiny items in its official website that should excite its die-hard fans. First up is the gold edition of the Moto 360 smartwatch. Rendered in elegant champagne-colored golden finish, this version of the Motorola wearable device also comes with a 18 millimeter metallic band. The gold Moto 360 is priced at $329.99. If gold is not right up your alley, you might want to check out the silver edition of the Moto 360, also newly added to Motorola's website. Sporting the same metallic band as the gold edition, the silver Moto 360 comes with a price of $299.99.
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