Want to get a OnePlus 5T early? Sign up to be a tester for OnePlus' The Lab

OnePlus has always strived to make community-conscious products. To highlight that fact, earlier this year, the company launched The Lab initiative — 10 lucky fans were chosen to test the OnePlus 5’s camera and share their impressions with OnePlus before the device was officially launched.

With the coming of the OnePlus 5T, The Lab is opening its doors once again. This time, it’s not for photography enthusiasts, but just smartphone fans in general. According to the company, if you have a “knack for reviewing flagship-level technology”, you have a chance of being …


Verizon reaches insane 953 Mbps download speeds outside the lab, tells T-Mobile 'eat crow'

TMo eats crow. When the verified last place network crows about made up network quality results they pay for.  #factsmatter #TMoIndigestion pic.twitter.com/DUkZ2XkG2B— Jeffrey Nelson (@JNels) August 2, 2017

While 1Gbps+ download speeds aren’t technically 5G, you can rest assured that carriers may try and brand them as such, that is why the news that Verizon has hit the whopping 953 Mbps outside the lab with real-life equipment in Boca Raton, Florida, is quite significant. Despite that a tad higher speeds have been achieved in synthetic lab setups, including by …