What will satellite phones do for us? Not much, for now.

What will satellite phones do for us?  Not much, for now.

Calling from the desert. Sending images from the farthest corners of the globe. And do it all from your mobile phone. This is the promise of the satellite-based future. But don’t expect it anytime soon. Large telecom and technology companies such as Apple Inc. is starting to roll out features—such as text messaging, SOS alerts, … Read more

A New Space Race Targets the Smartphone

A New Space Race Targets the Smartphone

The decades-old satellite industry is setting its sights on a target that until lately looked unreachable: the everyday smartphone. Better technology has convinced a who’s-who of aerospace stalwarts—plus some startups barely a few years old—to develop satellite networks that can talk to smartphones and other small gadgets on the ground. Among their most ambitious long-term … Read more

Apple will keep Globalstar in orbit

Apple will keep Globalstar in orbit

Apple Inc. AAPL -0.96% does not ship Globalstar‘s GSAT -18.93% business to the moon, but near-Earth orbit might be just enough. With the unveiling of its iPhone 14 family on Wednesday, Apple AAPL -0.96% finally confirming a long-standing rumor that the devices will be able to connect directly to satellites. The feature, called Emergency SOS, … Read more

Globalstar sinks on Apple deal. ‘Buy the Rumour; Sell ​​the news.’

Globalstar sinks on Apple deal.  ‘Buy the Rumour;  Sell ​​the news.’

Text size Globalstar will be a big winner as Apple needs satellite connectivity for its iPhone 14. VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images Apple ‘s iPhone 14 will have some satellite connections. It’s a big deal for space, space-based communications technology and space companies. So why is that Globalstar stock tanking on the news of a deal with … Read more

iPhone 14 can have notches, same iPhone 13 chip, no mini model

iPhone 14 can have notches, same iPhone 13 chip, no mini model

iPhone 14 may come in a Pro and No-Pro series. Photo: Caitlin McGarry / Gizmodo Yes, it iPhone 13 recently reviewed one mint green refreshment, but now is not the time to buy Apple’s current smartphone if you’re hoping to get the best hardware. Apple’s developer conference is just around the corner, and several rumors … Read more

iPhone 14 can have notches, same iPhone 13 chip, no mini model

iPhone 14 can have notches, same iPhone 13 chip, no mini model

iPhone 14 may come in a Pro and No-Pro series. Photo: Caitlin McGarry / Gizmodo Yes, it iPhone 13 recently reviewed one mint green Updatebut now is not the time to buy Apple’s current smartphone if you are hoping to get the best hardware. Apple’s developer conference is just around the corner, and more rumors … Read more