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Articles tagged with: wimax

Wifi With 45 Miles Of Range, Pure Bliss

It feels really bad when you are having an important conversation on Skype and you go to check whose at the door and eventually your call terminates because you have walked out of your WiFi range.

Hopefully this won’t happen anymore because engineers at On-Ramp Wireless have succeeded in engineering a transmitter capable of transmitting WIFI signals up to 45 Miles.

Samsung Conquer 4G Launching On July 24

According to a leaked internal document of Sprint, the Samsung Conquer 4G will launch on July 24.

Samsung Conquer 4G will be packed with a 3.5 inch screen with HVGA resolution, something we haven’t seen since the iPhone 3GS, 1 GHz processor with Android 2.3 on top, 3.2 megapixel camera, and 1.3 megapixel front facing camera.

South Korea To Move All Students To Tablets And E-books

South Korea, the world’s most wired nation, has announced that it expects to replace all paper textbooks with electronic tablets at its state-run schools by 2015.

Ever since the Kindle e-reader hopped onto the scene in 2007, the dream of completely digitalizing all educational material and cramming it into a slim and light device slowly became feasible, albeit at turtle speeds.

Sprint’s Samsung SPH-D600- Leaked!

The Samsung SPH-D600 (no codename yet!) has been leaked on the web. It looks like this new Samsung will be hitting the Sprint network after getting over a few FCC obstacles just a month back. Judging from the specs, it seems like this will be more of an entry-level smartphone as it has a measly 320 x 480 pixel resolution.

We are not sure how many MP the front-facing camera has, but we know the back is 3.2MP. The device is fueled by Android’s latest Gingerbread mobile OS and eats its power from a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8655 processor.

IEEE Approves WiMax-2 Blazing Speeds

According to PCWorld, The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers has approved IEEE 802.16m, the next generation of WiMax. Expected speeds of this new technology are greater than 300M bits per second. If you’re unfamiliar with WiMax technology, the term stands for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access and is a telecommunications protocol that provides both fixed and mobile Internet access.

The current revision provides up to 40M bits per second. The IEEE 802.16m is also termed WirelessMAN-Advanced or WiMax-2. It has been reported that the new standard was…