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Articles tagged with: Long term evolution

Verizon On The Horizon: 19 More Cities Get LTE

Verizon Wireless has just announced that it will be adding 19 more cities to its blazing fast, LTE wireless network. The rollout begins on Thursday and will bring happiness to many Verizon Wireless customers looking to get faster data times with their usage.

In addition to the increased coverage, previously covered cities such as San Francisco and Detroit will get expanded coverage. This means that if you live in the outskirts of San Francisco and were just out of reach of LTE before, you should be golden soon.

Tegra 2 Processors Handle LTE Just Fine

There have been a lot of rumors going around that Nvidia’s new Tegra 2 chips do not support LTE devices that have been arriving on the market. I suppose Nvidia was tired of all the hear-say and made a statement, specifically on the phone with Droid-Life.

Nvidia stated that Tegra has no compatibility issues with Long Term Evolution, and that the Tegra-powered Samsung Galaxy Tab 4G LTE tablet runes on Verizon’s LTE network, making it a perfect example of the happy compatibility between the two platforms.

QuadCore Snapdragon, Due Early Next Year

Qualcomm spilled the beans on its next-generation Snapdragon chips at the Taiwan computer show, Computex 2011. The company itself, said that consumers can expect to see dual-core Snapdragon chips for Windows on ARM-based platforms first (mainly tablets), and eventually will be introduced to the 3G/LTE hybrid dual-core MSM8930, capable of clock speeds of up to 2.5GHz.

Now here’s where the QuadCore news comes in, the four-core APQ8064 chipset is due in the first half 2012 and will feature up to 2.5GHz *per core,

AT&T and T-Mobile’s Marriage: What Will This Mean?

As all of you have probably read, AT&T has acquired T-mobile and there is much talk about what will become of the AT&T giant. In terms of coverage, AT&T will focus on combining its 2G and 3G networks with T-Mobile by combining the two carriers’ frequencies. Yes, this will double the 3G capacity in many areas, although existing phones will only be constrained to one frequency or the other. AT&T boasts about how much their coverage will improve, but many consumers are worried about something else: