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Microsoft Surface Duo 2 stops by the FCC before its debut later this week

Microsoft Surface Duo 2 stops by the FCC before its debut later this week

Microsoft has a press event scheduled for this Wednesday, September 22nd. The Surface Duo 2 is expected to attend, among other less mobile Surface-branded hardware. In apparent preparation for a rapid release, the successor to the unique dual-screen folding phone stopped by the Federal Communications Commission for the usual round of testing and certification.

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Pixel 6 and 6 Pro hit FCC with Wi-Fi 6E support

Pixel 6 and 6 Pro hit FCC with Wi-Fi 6E support

A pile of new Google devices just hit the FCC, and based on the details included, it looks like they are probably versions of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. All are "phones" according to the FCC, and some models have mmWave 5G paired with Wi-Fi 6E support, while other models make do with sub-6 GHz 5G and 6E.

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The FCC shows you where the data's at with new nationwide LTE map

The FCC shows you where the data's at with new nationwide LTE map

Carriers and phone manufacturers might be talking about nothing but 5G lately, but when it comes to the infrastructure that keeps most of us online, day-in and day-out, the US still very much runs on LTE. While such 4G coverage is fantastically strong in many places, that's still far from the case everywhere, and it hasn't always been easy to get straight answers from the carriers about exactly what kind of reception you can expect, and where. Thankfully, the FCC has just taken a big step towards fixing that, publishing its first standardized nationwide map of 4G coverage.

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Some mysterious new Google gadget just passed through the FCC

Some mysterious new Google gadget just passed through the FCC

Every so often, a mysterious new device passes through the FCC that piques our attention. Sometimes the listing outright says what we're looking at, even giving us information on unannounced phones. Other times — such as today — the gadget remains an enigma. A new device from Google has made its way through the FCC, but only time will tell what it truly is.

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Here's your first peek at Bose's successor to the QuietComfort 35 II

Here's your first peek at Bose's successor to the QuietComfort 35 II

In the admittedly limited scope of high-end noise-canceling cans, Sony and Bose are locked in a knock-down, drag-out fight. The consensus seems to be that Sony's had a slight edge over the last few years, but Bose is eager to come back. Today we get to see its next-gen Quiet Comfort design, courtesy of the FCC.

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Pixel 5a makes a stop at the FCC before heading to your pocket

Pixel 5a makes a stop at the FCC before heading to your pocket

Google's anticipated Pixel 5a 5G has just been spotted at the FCC, revealing a few key details as well as some anticipated timing. In addition to confirming three specific model numbers for the phone with varied carrier band support, the timing quite clearly indicates that a launch for the new mid-ranger should be happening soon.

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Lenovo's second-gen Smart Clock preps new functionality to win over the haters

Lenovo's second-gen Smart Clock preps new functionality to win over the haters

A successor to the Lenovo Smart Clock may be inbound, according to a recent FCC filing. The new device calls itself a "Lenovo Smart Clock 2" and may also support a wireless charging dock accessory. As seemingly the world's only super-fan of the original model, let me tell you: I am psyched.

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New Google product passes through the FCC — could it be a new Nest Cam?

New Google product passes through the FCC — could it be a new Nest Cam?

We often find out about new Google hardware products in cryptic fashion when they arrive at the Federal Communications Commission. Due to confidentially agreements, the regulator only discloses the bare minimum in these listings, but we can usually make an educated guess at what to expect. The latest example appears to be a new Nest Cam.

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T-Mobile is the first carrier to activate anti-spoofing technology with all other major carriers

T-Mobile is the first carrier to activate anti-spoofing technology with all other major carriers

T-Mobile has hit a new milestone in the war with spam calls and texts by establishing STIR/SHAKEN support with all of the major networks in the US. This will go a long way to stopping scammers from evading anti-spam and call blocking methods by falsifying caller ID information. T-Mobile is the first major wireless carrier to meet the goals set forth by the TRACED Act ahead of the June 30th deadline mandated by the FCC.

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New Google smart home gadget hits FCC with Soli and Zigbee support

New Google smart home gadget hits FCC with Soli and Zigbee support

A new Google-made bit of electronics has just hit the FCC. The less than aptly-named A4R-G4CVZ is an "Interactive Device" with a confidentiality request attached to it that strips it of useful details like photos or product names. Although we aren't sure what it will be, we do know a few things about it, like that it packs Google's new radar-based Soli technology and supports Zigbee.

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