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Browsing the web on 5G. Photo: BBC

Browsing the web on 5G. Photo: BBC

Having 4G connectivity when you want to stream music or download a game is awesome, but when 5G gets here, your LTE smartphone will feel like dial-up on Windows 95 all over again.

The new standard, which is officially named “IMT-2020,” can reach speeds of up to 20 Gbps, which is 20 times faster than the 4G we have today. With data that fast, you could download a 25GB Ultra HD movie in just 10 seconds.

Feed off your Android when there's no Wi-Fi. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Feed off your Android when there’s no Wi-Fi. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Apple makes it easy for iPhone users to share their data with their Mac, but it’s not quite as simple for those of us with an Android. Thankfully, there’s now a handy third-party Mac hack called HoRNDIS that makes it incredibly easy to share your Android’s data connection over USB.

The new Moto G now boasts faster data speeds. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The new Moto G now boasts faster data speeds. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Motorola’s latest Moto G is now available with 4G LTE connectivity, giving smartphone shoppers faster data speeds at a more affordable price. The device is available today in the U.K., and coming soon to the U.S.

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Thanks to a premature Best Buy listing, we were already expecting Motorola’s second-generation Moto E. But the company today made the most affordable smartphone in its lineup official.

On sale today in the U.S. and other markets, the device comes with 4G LTE and Android 5.0 Lollipop pre-installed, and it can be yours for just $149.

This year's Galaxy S6 could rely solely on Samsung's Exynos chips. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

This year’s Galaxy S6 could rely solely on Samsung’s Exynos chips. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Samsung’s flagship Galaxy devices come with Qualcomm’s latest and greatest Snapdragon chips every year, but the chip maker’s newest offering not be good enough for the Galaxy S6. Sources familiar with Samsung’s plans say that due to overheating issues with the Snapdragon 810, Samsung will use its own Exynos processors instead for this device.

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