All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘LTE’

Worldwide LTE Subscriptions Steadily Rising

The smartphone market is continuing to grow, yet most of the world does not yet have access to 4G LTE connections. This is set to change in the near future, however, as emerging nations such as China begin to build out their infrastructure. Market research firm ABI Research today released a new report showing that LTE subscriptions worldwide hit 229.7 …

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Samsung Announces Dual Duplex-Mode Galaxy S4s

As smartphone manufacturers look to China as the next large market for smartphone sales, Samsung this week announced what it claims is the first dual duplex-mode smartphone. The Korean Manufacturer will be releasing versions of the its Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 that are compatible with both TDD-LTE (Time Division Duplex) and FDD-LTE (Frequency Division Duplex) wireless modes. Samsung claims …

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T-Mobile Turns On 4G LTE In Seven Markets, 200 Million To Have LTE By Year’s End

At this morning’s UnCarrier event, T-Mobile has already announced that its ditching contracts in favor of a simpler plan, and that it plans to offer the iPhone 5 starting early next month. It’s a great start for the beleaguered wireless carrier, but it still needs to compete with AT&T’s and Verizon’s LTE market penetration. To better compete in the modern …

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LTE Chromebook Pixel Ships On April 8

In late February, Google launched the Chromebook Pixel to reviews praising the hardware, but criticizing its $1,300 price tag and lack of software. Still, the Pixel certainly has a market, and some may be waiting for the LTE version of Google’s new flagship Chromebook to launch. The good news is that you won’t have to wait much longer. On the …

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Google Removes Unofficial Nexus 4 LTE Support In Latest Update

In November, it was discovered that Google’s Nexus 4 had a LTE chip in it. Some users were able to get the 3G-only phone onto 4G LTE networks in Canada, but it wasn’t exactly a widespread exploit. It apparently was enough of an issue, however, for Google to patch it out in the latest Android update. Anandtech reports that the …

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Google’s Nexus 4 Has A LTE Chip, You Can’t Use It

The Nexus 4 smartphone from Google does not support 4G LTE. Needless to say, it was a pretty big letdown that Google is still sticking to HSPA in its devices. Funny enough, the Nexus 4 does have a LTE chip, but you can’t use it. Droid Life reported over the weekend that some Canadian Nexus 4 owners were able to …

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iPhone 5 Rumor: LTE Support Going Worldwide

It’s been rumored for the longest time that the iPhone 5 will feature 4G LTE support. It only makes sense as the competition has been reaping the benefits of LTE speeds for quite some time now. With the iPad getting LTE support earlier this year, it’s almost guaranteed that the next iPhone will get the same. It may even come …

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iPhone 5 To Come With 4G LTE Support, As Korean Operator Talks Suggest [Report]

The next version of the iPhone, which may or may not be called the iPhone 5 (most likely not), is expected to be released the third or fourth week of September, following an expected September 12 unveiling. So, we should have close to a month’s worth of leaks, rumors and speculation to tide us over until then. The latest comes …

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New iPad For Sprint Release May Be On The Way

The new iPad may be coming to Sprint, so if you’ve been on Sprint and have been wanting the device since it was unveiled on Wednesday, I hope you haven’t already voided your contract. Engadget, citing an anonymous source, is showing what is reportedly a look at Best Buy’s inventory database, which shows: “Sprint iPad New” a whole bunch of …

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iPad 3 Launching With 4G LTE After All [Rumor]

We’re only a day away from the big iPad 3 (or is it iPad HD) event that Apple’s holding in San Francisco. Invites were sent out last week, saying that the Cupertino company has “something you really have to see…and touch.” One of the biggest speculation points on the new tablet has been whether or not it’s going to launch …

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Verizon Expanding 4G LTE Network To Five New Markets

Verizon announced today that they are expanding their 4G LTE network. The network will be activated in five new markets tomorrow and expanded in three others. Tomorrow’s launches bring the total number of markets with access to the 4G network to 195. Verizon will flip the switch tomorrow on networks in Glens Falls and Utica in New York, Brownsville and …

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