AT&T Announces Unite Pro LTE Touchscreen Hotspot

Posted in HotSpot by Darrin Olson on November 23rd, 2013

AT&T Unite Pro LTE mobile hotspotAT&T announced on Tuesday the release of the Unite Pro LTE hotspot from Netgear. This mobile WiFi device, scheduled to be released on November 22nd, features a 2.4 inch touchscreen display and has some upgrades from its Unite predecessor. The Pro will manage up to 15 simultaneous wireless connections with a 16 hour batter life, upping it from 10 devices and 10 hours in the previous model.

The price is increasing a little as well, however. While the Unite when for 99 cents with a 2-year contract, the Unite Pro is $49.99 with a 2-year contract. More details are available in this video below from AT&T.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WhGgtETUGBw

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Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr netbook arriving August 4th

Posted in Notebooks by Reuben Drake on August 3rd, 2011

The Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr comes with a 10.1-inch screen and 1024 x 600 resolution. It packs an Intel Atom N455 CPU at 1.66GHz, a 250GB HDD and it has 1GB of DDR3 RAM. There’s also a VGA resolution webcam for video chatting, WiFi and a media card reader.

If you’re into LTE you can expect to see download speeds in the 5-12Mbps range and uploads around 2 to 5Mbps. The Compaq Mini CQ10-688nr will retail for $449.99 with a new 2-year customer agreement. A monthly data plan with 2GB of monthly data is $30, 5GB of monthly data is $50, and 10GB of monthly data is $80.

HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr, Verizon’s first 4G LTE-powered notebook

Posted in HP by Conner Flynn on July 26th, 2011

Verizon has at last unveiled its first 4G LTE notebook, after churning out many other 4G devices. The HP Pavilion dm 1-3010nr Entertainment PC is designed for media lovers. You can stream HD content, play games, video chat, download music, photos, and videos at lightning speed thanks to Verizon’s 4G network. You won’t know how you got along being so slow for so long.

The notebook measures less than 1.2″ thick, sports a 1.60GHz AMD Dual-Core Processor E-350, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 11.6″ HD HP BrightView LED Display (1366 x 768), 320 GB HDD with HP ProtectSmart hard drive protection, VGA webcam with integrated microphone, multi-format card reader, WiFi, and 4G LTE connectivity. Windows 7 Home Premium operating system runs things.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with 4G LTE hits Verizon Wireless on July 28th

Posted in Verizon by Reuben Drake on July 26th, 2011

Just a few more days until this dual-core Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablet arrives at Verizon Wireless. Best Buy already put the device up for sale last month. Verizon’s version is now up for pre-order, with a 10.1″ display at 1,280 × 800 resolution, a 3-megapixel camera right at the back, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat, and 4G LTE connectivity.

The 16GB and 32GB models will retail for $529.99 and $629.99, with a two-year contract. A Wi-Fi-only 16 GB model is $499.

Verizon Unveils LTE-based Galaxy Tab 10.1 Tablet

Posted in Samsung by Conner Flynn on June 3rd, 2011

That’s right. Verizon has unveiled the new 4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet. The LTE-based version is similar to the Wi-Fi version, but you will be able to surf the internet on-the-go without needing to depend on a Wi-Fi hotspot.

If you want it, the LTE-based Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is available in 16GB and 32GB of storage capacities for $530 and $630.

Panasonic Toughbook 53 Semi-Rugged Notebook With LTE 4G

Posted in Panasonic by Conner Flynn on May 10th, 2011

Looking for a tough notebook? Luckily for you, Panasonic has announced its new Toughbook 53, the company’s latest semi-rugged notebook in the Toughbook family, which sports a 14″ High Definition LED display and is powered by a second generation Intel i5 or i3 processor.

Its weighs about 5.6 pounds and will deliver up to 10 hours of battery life and also comes with optional 4G LTE mobile broadband, with optional dual antenna pass-through for in-vehicle use in passenger cars and light-duty trucks.

Verizon MiFi 4510L 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Ships

Posted in Verizon by Conner Flynn on April 18th, 2011

Verizon has outed the Novatel Wireless MiFi 4510L mobile hotspot. The device allows businesses and consumers to create a personal Wi-Fi cloud capable of sharing Verizon Wireless 4G LTE and 3G Mobile Broadband with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices at the same time.

The 4510L features a WiFi b/g/n radio, and an e-ink display that displays signal strength, battery level, roaming and the connected devices. Battery life is good for up to 5-hours of active use. You can purchase the MiFi 4510L 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot now for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate, with a required 2 year contract on Verizon’s 4G LTE plan.

Verizon preparing a 16GB Motorola XOOM with 4G LTE?

Posted in Motorola by Conner Flynn on April 10th, 2011

It was less than a month ago that Motorola announced the XOOM Wi-Fi for $599. Now there’s word that a 16GB model could be in the works. And just like the 32GB Motorola XOOM that you can get right now, it will be upgradeable to 4G LTE in the near future if the screenshot is accurate.

We don’t have any word on what pricing, but it’s safe to assume that it will be in the $400-$450 range. That would sure make me think twice about an iPad 2.

HTC Thunderbolt now available

Posted in HTC by Conner Flynn on March 17th, 2011

We knew it was coming and yesterday we had word that “tomorrow,” was the day, which means today it is here. Verizon Wireless is now taking online orders for HTC’s 4.3-inch Thunderbolt. The price is $250 on a two-year contract.

The handset comes with Android 2.2 as the OS underlying HTC Sense 2.0 UI, an 8 megapixel camera with HD video recording, 768MB of RAM, and a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8655 chip. If Verizon’s price seems high, the Thunderbolt has been seen as low as $180 at Amazon, although they have it on back order right now.

Samsung Stealth spotted

Posted in Samsung by Conner Flynn on March 9th, 2011

The Samsung Stealth(SCH-i520) has been spotted in the wild and it looks like it will be arriving in mid-April. It might even arrive before HTC’s much delayed Thunderbolt, and if it does Samsung will beat HTC and be the first 4G LTE phone on Verizon’s network.

The Samsung Stealth features a 4.3″ Super AMOLED + display, a 1GHz Hummingbird processor, 8 megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front camera, LTE/CDMA radios, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, HDMI-out and Android 2.2. Nothing on price yet, but we will know more when it is announced officially.

HTC Thunderbolt 4G LTE specs leaked

Posted in HTC by Conner Flynn on December 31st, 2010

The full specifications have been revealed for the new HTC Thunderbolt 4G LTE, which includes a Qualcomm MSM8960 dual-core processor 1.2 GHz. This should be taken with a grain of salt since the actual processor mentioned still has not been released by Qualcomm, but the specs give you an idea of what to expect with this handset.

A leaked screen shot also shows that the HTC Thunderbolt 4G LTE might not just be restricted to Verizon and in Europe, O2 and Vodafone could be offering it soon as well. Below are the reported specs.

HTC Thunderbolt to be Verizon’s first 4G LTE handset

Posted in HTC by Conner Flynn on December 29th, 2010

Are you eagerly waiting for the first 4G LTE phone from Verizon? We have some news. Verizon Wireless is set to unveil about a half-dozen 4G LTE smartphones at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show. This may be the first in line. The HTC Thunderbolt resembles the Desire HD, it’s just much more capable.

The device features a kickstand and Google branding. Verizon has refused to comment on the phone so far. It looks ultra sexy though, don’t you think?

Verizon to launch LTE in 30 NFL cities before 2011

Posted in News by Conner Flynn on September 16th, 2010

Word is that a Verizon senior federal sales executive has told executive IT managers that the carrier is planning to launch its LTE service in 30 NFL cities by the end of 2010. That should make NFL fans very happy. Which specific cities weren’t mentioned, so your guess is as good as ours.

The carrier is also planning to cover the entire country in LTE by 2013. However, it should be noted that LTE phones will not be launched in conjunction with this 30 city rollout because of the limited models available.

Huawei E398 triple-mode LTE modem

Posted in Modems by Conner Flynn on February 21st, 2010

Huawei‘s E398 triple-mode modem is the first triple-mode LTE modem in the world that is compatible with all three major network standards: LTE, UMTS and GSM. It will give you high speed LTE access and allow you to switch over to UMTS or GSM without a problem when LTE is not available.

The E398 is also specially designed to address requirements for operators to introduce commercial LTE services with flexible evolution roadmaps. Look for it to hit Sweden initially from Net4Mobility.

Nokia agrees to buy Nortel LTE and CDMA assets

Posted in Nokia by Shane McGlaun on June 22nd, 2009

nokialogo-sbThe economy has been very tough on many technology companies. Some of the largest companies in the industry have been hit hard and forced to lay off workers and report losses. Cellular infrastructure provider Nortel was forced into bankruptcy by the global economy.

Nokia has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Nortel to buy the firm’s CDMA and LTE holdings. The purchase will allow Nokia to expand its infrastructure presence in North America. Nokia says that the purchase will cost it $650 million.