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Photos show quad-core iPad 3 processor, Wi-Fi and global LTE options

February 1st, 2012

A source claiming to be in possession of an iPad 3 prototype provided BGR with images containing details about Apple’s highly anticipated third-generation tablet. From the data in the photos, which contain the output from an iPad 3 using a development and debug tool called iBoot, we can infer plenty of information about the upcoming iPad …

Pantech Burst smartphone and Element tablet now available from AT&T

January 23rd, 2012

AT&T’s two newest 4G LTE devices, the Pantech Burst Android smartphone and the Element Android tablet are now available for purchase. BGR exclusively revealed the Pantech Element ahead of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show and it features an 8-inch display with a 1024 x 768-pixel resolution, 16GB of storage, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and Android …

LightSquared’s 4G LTE network will always interfere with GPS, government says

January 18th, 2012

In a memo released on Friday, the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Executive Committee said the nine federal agencies that make up the body have concluded unanimously that none of LightSquared’s proposals would overcome the network’s interference with GPS technologies. The announcement comes as a crushing blow for the startup, which is looking to …

LTE smartphones to account for nearly 5% of smartphone shipments this year

January 17th, 2012

Smartphones capable of running on 4G LTE networks will account for between 4% and 5% of all smartphones that ship this year, according to one report. The estimates were published by DigiTimes on Monday, which cited sources at U.S., Korean and Japanese phone manufacturers including Samsung, LG, Pantech, Motorola Mobility and HTC. Android manufacturers are currently …

AT&T Sony Xperia ion hands-on

January 10th, 2012

During the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Tuesday we swung by Sony’s booth to get an up-close look at the Sony Xperia ion, an Android smartphone soon headed to AT&T. The Xperia ion is the first 4G LTE device from Sony and it’s equipped with a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, a 4.6-inch reality display …

Verizon’s Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX hands-on

January 10th, 2012

In addition to spending some time with the new Motorola DROID 4, we just went Inside The Actor’s Studio with Ed Zander’s old the new RAZR. The Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX is similar to the DROID RAZR but offers a larger battery for up to 21 hours of usage on a single charge. Despite the …

Verizon Galaxy Tab 7.7 with 4G LTE support hands-on

January 9th, 2012

Samsung on Monday announced a new version of its Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablet for Verizon Wireless from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Verizon added 4G LTE support, but unfortunately we were deep in the confines of a Las Vegas hotel so we couldn’t get a real taste for the faster data speeds. We …

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note hands on

January 9th, 2012

We recently met up with Samsung here in Las Vegas to get a quick look at the brand new Galaxy Note for AT&T. This tablet-like smartphone has been available in Europe for a few months now, but AT&T’s version supports 4G LTE and has a different processor than its European counterpart. We loved its massive high-definition …

Sprint officially announces LG Viper and Galaxy Nexus

January 9th, 2012

Sprint has updated the company’s website to officially include the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and LG Viper, the Now Network’s first two 4G LTE smartphones. The details around the Galaxy Nexus are slim, with Sprint only indicating that the device features 16GB of internal storage and will include Google Wallet, a feature not found on Verizon’s variant, though …

Verizon LG Spectrum hands-on

January 9th, 2012

LG’s press conference in Las Vegas just wrapped up and we quickly stormed the stage to grab you a few photos of Verizon’s latest smartphone, the LG Spectrum. The Spectrum runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) but Verizon promises that it will upgrade the device to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) in the future. It offers a …