What’s the difference between 4G and LTE? 2:29

Wireless standards are confusing -- it doesn't matter if you're talking about 4G, LTE, WiMax, or others. Here, were break down the differences between 4G and LTE, so you can make sense of how they play out in real-world scenarios.

All new Samsung smartphones in India will support 4G LTE

In a power move meant to launch India into the modern mobile age, Samsung has announced that it will only be launching 4G smartphones in the burgeoning market.

If it seems like your apps run slower when it's humid – you're right

Particularly with LTE networks, summer humidity can mean up to a 15 percent weaker signal for your mobile apps. By itself the humidity weakening factor would be more than a "blink of an eye," but with other factors you could lose data…

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.
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AT&T wants to solve your concert connectivity woes with LTE-equipped drones

AT&T has the perfect solution to LTE congestion at concerts: a hovering network of drones overhead. It also intends to experiment with drones in emergency response scenarios.

U.S. LTE speeds aren't that great — just 55th in the world

As it turns out, American cell phone service, really isn't all that hot -- in a world ranking from OpenSignal, the U.S. ranks only an abysmal 55th when it comes to LTE download speeds.

Sprint launches half-off deal alongside LTE Plus

If you're on AT&T, Verizon or T-Mobile and are looking to switch, Sprint is offering to half your phone bill with a 28-day trial period — just make sure to look at the fine print.

Book lovers rejoice – Buick has your back

Buick and OnStar are partnering with to provide support for streaming audio books through Apple CarPlay in 2016.

Intel making a huge push for the iPhone chipmaker position

Intel really wants to break into the mobile market, and is throwing 1,000 engineers on the iPhone 7 LTE modem job. It plans to shove Qualcomm off with the 7360 LTE modem chip, and potentially shoot for the SOC position.

Need to work from the road? Here’s the 5 best laptops with LTE

Are you looking a 4G LTE laptop that you can use with a data plan from your provider to enjoy extra-fast wireless no matter where you need to work? We have the best options around.

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…

T-Mobile brings free video calls to mobile

T-Mobile has announced video calls are coming directly to their phones' dialers. The Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 will be the first to receive the update, coming to the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge later in the year.