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by Tim Stiffler-Dean
Jun 13, 2011
Cell radios and carriers can be very confusing sometimes. Rather than sitting in the dark any longer, though, user Jim Amos decided to ask our community to help him figure out the differences...
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by Derek Kessler
May 10, 2011
It seems like it was just a few weeks ago that we watched the GSM-only Pre 3 waltz through the FCC like it owned the place, and now today we’re getting to see the results of it’s more worldly...
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by Derek Kessler
May 09, 2011
HP’s been offering laptops with integrated 3G modems for some time, but they’ve always been tied to a specific CDMA carrier or offered in unlocked GSM flavor. But no matter the radio inside, they...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 22, 2011
HP is pitching the Pre 3 not as a successor to the Pre series of smartphones, but rather as the phone for the professional that wants a powerful business device that can also do personal stuff....
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by Adam Marks
Feb 22, 2011
CDMA phones (such as those on the Sprint or Verizon) utilize an on-device listing of cellular towers--called the Preferred Roaming List (or PRL)-- to assist your phone in connecting to the best...
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by Derek Kessler
Feb 15, 2011
Over in Spain at MWC, Bob Azzi (Sprint Senior Vice President of Networks) let a little nugget loose about Sprint’s torrid affair with LTE: they could still switch to LTE from WiMAX. The fact that...
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by Derek Kessler
Nov 11, 2010
Now, you might be thinking, huh, it was Verizon that purchased Alltel, and Alltel was a CDMA network... Well, a little reported part of the Verizon purchase was that the FCC required Verizon to...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 19, 2010
Right on cue the Palm Pre 2 has passed through the testing labs of the FCC, sporting fresh “this won’t boil your brains” certifications. The newly certified phones don’t come with any further...
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by Derek Kessler
Oct 06, 2010
The tall portrait touchscreen has become a mainstay of the modern smartphone. When manufacturers wanted to add a keyboard, they made it a slider, either vertical like the Palm Pre and BlackBerry...
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by Derek Kessler
Jun 21, 2010
It’s the curse of the modern smartphone: a zillion chips and sensors and a bright powerful screen and umpteen radios all sucking power from battery tech that hasn’t seen drastic improvement in...