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NASA’s Phoenix robot is being swallowed up by Mars

February 22nd, 2018

When NASA shot its Phoenix lander into space in August of 2007, it wasn’t expecting it to last very long. The robotic spacecraft touched down on Mars in May of 2008 and began a three-month scientific mission to study the makeup of the planet’s dusty surface. Scientists wanted to know if the conditions on the …

AT&T activates 4G LTE in 11 new markets including New York and San Francisco

January 5th, 2012

AT&T on Thursday announced that it has activated its 4G LTE network in 11 new markets. The new markets include: the New York City metro area, Austin, Chapel Hill, Los Angeles, Oakland, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose. AT&T’s LTE network has also been active for some time in Athens, Atlanta, Baltimore,Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, …

AT&T’s entire 2011 Android lineup to receive Gingerbread update

July 25th, 2011

AT&T confirmed on Monday that its entire 2011 Android smartphone lineup will receive the latest Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update in the future. AT&T will push the OS to the HTC Inspire 4G, the LG Phoenix, the Pantech Crossover, the Samsung Infuse 4G and the Samsung Captivate. Oddly, the LG Thrill 4G is missing from that …

Cricket to test its first 4G LTE network in Tucson later this year

June 22nd, 2011

Cricket will start to test the first installment of its 4G LTE network in Tucson, Arizona, the carrier confirmed in a recent interview with PCMag. Cricket’s vice president of device development, Matt Stoiber, said testing will begin during the second half of this year and that it will use Huawei’s E397 dual-mode USB modem preliminarily. …

AT&T to launch LG, Android smartphone in prepaid and postpaid flavors

April 12th, 2011

Via a press release today, AT&T announced that it will be offering two, Android-based LG handsets in both the prepaid and postpaid variety. The postpaid Phoenix and prepaid Thrive both sport a 600MHz processor, 3.2-inch touchscreen display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, aGPS, 3.2 megapixel rear-facing camera, microSD card slot, and 7.2Mbps HSDPA radio. Both smartphones, which run Froyo (Android 2.2) will be …

Verizon: 38 cities, 60 airports to be blessed with LTE by end of this year

October 6th, 2010

Today at CTIA, Verizon Wireless announced that its next generation, LTE, 4G network will cover 38 major U.S. cities and 60 additional airports by the end of 2010. Some of the initial cities getting LTE include: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, San …

T-Mobile 3G news of the day: New England and Phoenix coming this week

September 9th, 2008

When it rains, it pours…if by “pours” you mean trickles in several years after the competition. Whatever the case, T-Mobile appears to be turning on their 3G network in stages across the country. Following yesterdays switch flip in Philadephia the carrier appears to be on track to light things up in the New England area …