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Samsung WiMAX 2 test hits 330Mbps

Yes, it's only a demonstration. Even so, Samsung's trial of WiMAX 2 technology that touched speeds of 330Mbps is still impressive.

Written by Brad Reed05 Oct. 10 07:08

Four things RIM PlayBook got right

Research in Motion has apparently learned some lessons after the underwhelming response the company received to its BlackBerry Torch smartphone.

Written by Brad Reed29 Sept. 10 04:11

Sprint CEO doesn't see metered 4G service

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse today said that he doesn't anticipate Sprint adopting the tiered pricing models for 4G data services that have been floated by rivals AT&T and Verizon.

Written by Brad Reed23 Sept. 10 06:53

New Verizon COO oversaw three years of surging wireless growth

Newly promoted Verizon COO Lowell McAdam had a short but productive tenure as head of Verizon's wireless business, which has added 25.5 million subscribers since 2007. Looking forward, Verizon is grooming McAdam to eventually take over as CEO when current Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg retires from the company.

Written by Brad Reed21 Sept. 10 06:26

Google re-jiggering Android as tablet

While the latest version of the Android operating system runs on Samsung's Galaxy Tab, it isn't configured to run on tablets in general, according to Google's director of mobile products.

Written by Brad Reed11 Sept. 10 08:26

Clearwire launches pay-as-you-go 4G

Clearwire is now offering a 4G mobile hotspot that can give users access to its WiMAX network without signing a contract.

Written by Brad Reed01 Sept. 10 05:51

Tablets: Real and rumored

With more than a million units sold in its first month, it's pretty clear that Apple's iPad touchscreen tablet has been a success so far.

Written by Brad Reed31 Aug. 10 16:33

AT&T sees businesses wading slowly into IPv6

Even though we're due to run out of IPv4 addresses in the next year, AT&T doesn't expect enterprises to be fully IPv6-ready when D-Day arrives.

Written by Brad Reed27 Aug. 10 07:23

'WiMAX 2' set to be finalized in November

While LTE starts rolling out from major U.S. carriers in 2011, the WiMAX Forum is hoping to have the so-called WiMAX 2 standard up and ready to go by the start of 2012.

Written by Brad Reed12 Aug. 10 06:06

The recent history of governments vs. the Internet

"Information wants to be free," the saying goes. But what if the information in question consists of state secrets, copyrighted material or is simply something a government doesn't want its citizens to see?

Written by Brad Reed09 Aug. 10 07:31

BlackBerry Torch could sink or swim on OS 6

From a tech specs perspective, Research in Motion's new BlackBerry Torch smartphone isn't groundbreaking. Rather, its success or failure will hinge upon the strength of its revamped operating system.

Written by Brad Reed04 Aug. 10 05:39

iPhone fans fuming about preorder Web site woes

While it may not be on the scale of the BP oil spill, Apple and AT&T do have a public relations debacle on their hands as iPhone fans are furious about the collapse of AT&T's online preorder system.

Written by Brad Reed17 June 10 02:48
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