The future of networking with IOWN, Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Pro review, Huawei Mate 40 series, and OnePlus Buds Z with Kazu Gomi, Craig Doeden, and Matteo Doni
1 hr 10 min

Join me for episode 187 of the Mobile Tech Podcast with guests Kazu Gomi (NTT Research), Craig Doeden (IOWN), and Matteo Doni (TechTravelGeeks) -- brought to you by NTT Research. This week's show comes in two parts. First, we have an enlightening conversation about the future of networking - beyond 5G and fiber optics. Second (28:00), we discuss the Apple iPhone 12 and 12 Pro in depth and review the OnePlus Buds Z. We also cover the launch of Huawei's Mate 40 series, plus news from Vivo. Enjoy :)

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