Antenova LTE Antenna Brings Us Closer to Global LTE Devices

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The problem with the emerging 4G LTE mobile broadband technology that drives faster Internet speeds on mobile smartphones and tablet devices today is that there are so many different bands and frequencies used by different countries and carriers. As a result, manufacturers would have to customize their 4G LTE devices to specific regions and the […]

Global-Ready LG Optimus LTE II Closer to Launch on Verizon

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It looks like LG’s getting closer to launching yet another 4G LTE smartphone on Verizon’s expanding network in the U.S. in the form of a global-ready Optimus LTE II. An LG phone with the model number LG VS930, widely believed to the Optimus LTE II, was recently spotted getting FCC regulatory approval according to a […]

Easy Self-Service Method to SIM-Unlock Your iPhone 4, 4S

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Looking to roam the world but don’t want to pay costly roaming charges to your domestic carrier of choice, but are unwilling to pay a high unsubsidized fee for an unlocked iPhone? Well, there’s a hidden feature inside Apple’s iOS operating system that will allow users to quickly SIM unlock their devices without requiring a […]

Why a World Phone iPhone 4S Matters, But May Still Not Make Much Impact

Apple had announced the iPhone 4S as a singular model that would work on both GSM and CDMA networks around the world. This allows Apple to simplify it’s product line so that it doesn’t need to offer a separate CDMA model for CDMA networks–like those of Sprint and Verizon Wireless in the U.S.–and also give […]

Dual-Mode CDMA/GSM iPhone 5 Now Being Tested by Apple?

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It appears that either Apple engineers or executives, or carrier executives, are beginning to test an iPhone 5 device with dual-mode CDMA and GSM radios, which would make the next-generation iPhone a world-phone model. By offering a multi-mode GSM and CDMA device, Apple could offer 1 device for either AT&T or Verizon Wireless, with the […]

A World Phone HP Pre 3 Headed to Verizon?

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An HP Pre 3 webOS smartphone was seen passing through the FCC with support for CDMA, EV-DO, GSM, and UMTS radios suggesting that the device is a world-phone CDMA model for Verizon Wireless. Though the world-phone CDMA module would be compatible with U.S. carrier Sprint as well, a recent leak on Pre Central shows the […]

iPhone 5 to Sport Larger 4-Inch Display with Thinner Bezel [Updated]

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Updated: According to BGR, this is a fake photoshop job. In addition to the circulating iPad 2 rumors, speculation on the Internet has it that Apple has bigger plans for the iPhone 5 refresh, which is believed to be announced at the WWDC developer conference this June. According to 9to5 Mac, Apple may be preparing […]

Verizon Pushes Back Motorola Droid Pro Launch In Favor of Droid 2 Global?

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It seems that Verizon Wireless is pushing back the launch date of the Motorola Droid Pro, a business-class smartphone that’s touted as a BlackBerry competitor running the Android operating system and combines the best of a touchscreen and full front-facing QWERTY keyboard, in favor of pushing out the Droid 2 Global. Both the Droid Pro […]