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Mobile

Verizon will shut down its 2G CDMA network by 2019

Verizon has announced that it will shut down its 2G CDMA network by 2019. It'll work to transition the service's remaining users to LTE in the intervening years.
Mobile

CDMA versus GSM: What’s the difference?

If you're in the market for a new phone or cell carrier, chances are you've run into the acronyms CDMA and GSM before. That said, check out our brief explanation on the two wireless standards for a closer look at their availability and…
Mobile

CDMA versus GSM: What’s the difference?

If you're in the market for a new phone or cell carrier, chances are you've run into the acronyms CDMA and GSM before. That said, check out our brief explanation on the two wireless standards for a closer look at their availability and…
Mobile

Verizon starts the slow process to becoming an LTE-only network

A network researcher has discovered Verizon is in the process of testing out using its 3G bandwidth for LTE purposes, as it starts the long, slow process to becoming an LTE-only network.
Mobile

Rumor: Revised Nexus 4 ready for Google I/O launch could gain CDMA and 4G LTE support

A rumor has hinted Google and LG may launch a revised Nexus 4 handset during Google I/O, and that it will incorporate both a CDMA radio and 4G LTE connectivity, two key features missing from the current version.
Mobile

China Telecom to make stateside debut in 2012

China Telecom plans to target Chinese tourists and travelers with a new wireless service. But that might only be the beginning of the provider's plans for a U.S. expansion.
Apple

Sprint, Verizon to unlock iPhone 4S SIM for international use [update – Sprint says no unlock]

Sprint and Verizon will reportedly remove their carrier locks from the iPhone 4S, allowing users to easily (and more cheaply) use their device in other countries.
Android Army

HTC Rhyme unveiled: a classy Verizon phone for the ladies

HTC has unveiled the Rhyme, a 3G Verizon phone that aims to attract women by being pretty upfront about its intentions: it's a purple phone with a glowing charm and matching accessories. Will it work?
Mobile

WiLAN sues Apple, Dell, HP, HTC, and others over wireless tech

Patent holding company WiLAN has filed suit against Apple, HTC, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Sierra Wireless and more over wireless communications technologies.
Android Army

4G explained: A guide to LTE, WiMax, HSPA+, and more

We've updated our guide to 4G with more information on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. Read on to learn what 4G is and the three technologies U.S. wireless carriers are using to take mobile data speeds to the next level: WiMax, LTE…
Apple

Rumor: iPhone 4S coming this summer?

We've been teased by iPhone release dates before, usually when they are announcing a delay. Now, we're hearing the next handheld device could be here ahead of schedule.
Apple

Verizon drops unlimited plans, offers iPhone 5 details

We knew it was coming: Verizon joins rival AT&T and kills off its unlimited data plans.
Apple

Apple iPhone for T-Mobile USA allegedly in the works

Rumor has it that the Apple is currently testing its popular iPhone device for the T-Mobile USA network -- and there are pictures to back it up.
Apple

New study finds Verizon iPhone is slower than AT&T iPhone for data downloads

A comprehensive study finds that Verizon's iPhone not only under-performs in data download speeds when compared to AT&T's, but is also slower than other devices on Verizon's own network.
Android Army

HTC Merge sports 3.8-inch display, QWERTY keypad

HTC has formally announced its Android-based Merge smartphone: 3.8-inch screen, 5 megapixel camera, a slide-out QWERTY keypad, and Android 2.2.
Apple

iPad 2 production is underway

In a seemingly prepared "leak," word has it that Apple is beginning production on the iPad 2.
Apple

Verizon iPhone teardown reveals dual-mode GSM-CDMA potential, sparks ‘world phone’ iPhone 5 talk

Teardowns of the Verizon iPhone 4 show that the device could work with both GSM and CDMA networks, revealing concrete potential for a "world phone" iPhone 5.
Mobile

Huawei sues to block Motorola/Nokia Siemens deal

China's Huawei is suing Motorola, claiming that selling its cell phone gear business to Nokia Siemens will hand over Huawei's proprietary technology.
Apple

iPhone 5 spec rumors say it will have an A8 CPU

We're due for the next iPhone model this summer, and it may feature an upgraded processor.
Apple

iPhone coming to Sprint? CEO Dan Hesse has ‘no comment’

Reporters have begun to ask if the iPhone is bound for any other carriers, including Sprint, which would only benefit from the flagship phone.
Apple

What the Verizon iPhone means for AT&T

There are a few winners in the Verizon iPhone deal, and one clear loser. How will AT&T be affected by the loss of its Apple exclusivity?
Apple

Verizon’s iPhone 4 vs. AT&T’s iPhone 4: Twins compared

We compare Verizon’s iPhone 4 and AT&T’s iPhone 4 side by side.
Apple

Report: Apple readying CDMA compatible iPad

According to a new report, Apple is also striving to improve the iPad's screen to reduce smudging and glare.
Apple

Report: Apple to up iPhone shipments in 2011, readying CDMA version

According to a new report, Apple has increased its iPhone shipment goals and also plans to ready 5 to 6 million CDMA iPhones for launch during the first quarter of 2011.
Apple

Report: iPad 2 may ship by the end of February 2011

A report indicates that Apple is ramping up production on the second generation iPad. Will holiday shoppers skip the current model because of it?
Apple

CDMA iPhone spotted? Pictures inside

A blogger named Richy Rich has published supposed pictures of the CDMA Verizon iPhone, long rumored to be in development at Apple.
Android Army

Windows Phone 7 will be GSM only; CDMA in 2011

AT&T is mobile device central, with the iPhone, iPad, and three forthcoming Windows Phone 7 smartphones.
Apple

Verizon iPhone Rumors Resurface with New Details

Reports of a massive order for CDMA chips from Apple and language about the end of exclusivity agreements in an AT&T SEC filing have Verizon iPhone hopefuls perkier than ever.
Mobile

Nokia Siemens Buys Motorola’s Wireless Networking Biz

Nokia Siemens is buying Motorola's cell phone network gear business for $1.2 billion, giving Nokia Siemens an entry to U.S. mobile infrastructure.
Apple

Rumors (Again) Have iPhone Headed to Verizon

Industry rumors once again have Apple's iPhone headed to Verizon - assuming AT&T loses its hold on iPhone exclusivity in the United States.