Executive Editor, MacworldMAR 19, 2021 4:00 am PDT
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States will auction off previously reserved 5G spectrum, potentially speeding up the next-generation wireless rollout. As device makers continue to release 5G-enabled phones and tablets, In this episode of IDG TechTalk, Macworld executive editor Michael Simon and Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis join Juliet Beauchamp to analyze what a speedier rollout could mean for consumers and enterprises alike.
Plus, French regulators recently sided with Apple over its new privacy rules that would allow users to opt out of ad tracking across apps and websites. Michael, Ken and Juliet will compare Apple’s new policy to its competitors, and discuss whether or not those competitors would ever adopt similar guidelines.
Michael Simon has been covering Apple since the iPod was the iWalk. His obsession with technology goes back to his first PC—the IBM Thinkpad with the lift-up keyboard for swapping out the drive. He's still waiting for that to come back in style tbh.