connectivity

Artemis pCell technology promises wireless connectivity at fiber speeds

Mobile devices are becoming more and more ubiquitous. But with the surge in number of smartphones and tablets, on top of laptops and even home computers, the current network infrastructure is being overloaded beyond its capacity. Enter pCell from Artemis Networks, a new kind of wireless technology which, if proven to be successful, is nothing short of revolutionary.

Gogo aims to deliver inflight WiFi with 6x faster speeds

Getting internet and inflight WiFi at 30,000 feet has been a challenge in the past, but lately things are getting up to speed rather fast. Gogo, the largest provider of inflight WiFi is getting set to announce their new service that will allow for 6x faster speeds. Claiming inflight WiFi could reach 60 Mbps.

T-Mobile Boosts HSPA+ 4G to 42Mbps Tomorrow, We Test Today

Today T-Mobile announces that their 4G network (aka HSPA+) will be boosted across 55 markets where the service is already available, this boost bringing up the theoretical download peak up to 42Mbps. This should also theoretically affect everyone holding a T-Mobile phone, but we shall see. For those Android users also carrying a notebook, they've decided to release a lovely T-Mobile Rocket 3.0 modem in several sassy colors including black, purple, and royal blue. *What you see below is a test we've run today to compare to tomorrow's roll-out.

Verizon to Host 4G LTE Event on December 1

This is the sort of meeting you go to and sit with your hands on your face and listen to the lovely Verizon representatives tell you all about their connectedness. In this event Verizon plans on detailing how it will roll out its high-speed network. It should be wild, as they're still promising a 38 major area coverage range with their LTE before the end of 2010.

T-Mobile’s Galaxy S Passes through the FCC

Although we’ve heard that the Galaxy S was headed to every major carrier in the US, it seems T-Mobile might be the first out the gate with their version. It has just passed through the FCC and it could (highly unlikely) make it way to Magenta in time for the free phone promotion this Saturday.

Acer CEO shows off 7-inch Android tablet

At a presentation in Beijing today, Acer’s CEO Gianfranco Lanci teased the audience with a 7-inch Android tablet. When asked about the device he kept all information tight lipped. But the device is said to be running Android and is very fast. It appears Acer has a few more Android devices in the works that is almost ready for prime time.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 to get UXP upgrade in Q4 2010

This is good news for all you X10 owners, Sony has just confirmed Android 2.1 for the X10 in Q4. Not only will it get Android 2.1 but it will also receive a few other enhancements. This device is one of the best multimedia Android devices. The X10 Mini and Pro may receive the update shortly after the original.

Meizu M9, Support HDMI 1.3

This is possibly the most anticipated phone to release in China this year. Some analyst is even calling it an iPhone 4G killer. The CEO of Meizu has confirmed this to be an Android 2.1 device. Now another goody was let out of the bag, this handset will include an output for HDMI 1.3. The processor is none other than the Samsung C110 which is powerful enough to decode full HD.
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