Technology

LG demonstrates smartphone chip for fast downloads

Claiming a step forward in the commercialization of the next generation of Internet capable handsets, LG Electronics Inc. revealed a modem chip that uses technology standard called Long Term Evolution (LTE), and has a download speed eight times that of the fastest mobile phones currently on the market.

Novatel’s new device MiFi a ‘smart hotspot’

The "intelligent mobile hotspot", known as MiFi - a Wi-Fi hot spot in essence - was announced by Novatel Wireless Inc on Tuesday. The new pocket-size modem device combines a 3G modem, router, and embedded Linux-based PC, designed to let mobile users connect a variety of devices to wireless wide-area networks.

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