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Broadcom Forging Ahead With 300 Mbps Cat6 LTE

02/18/2014, Broadcom has recently demonstrated that its smartphone modem can communicate with a “live” 300 Mbps LTE commercial network. Although demonstrations using a similar technology have been done in the past, Broadcom says that it is the first to do so on a...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Launching With 5G Wifi [Rumor]

02/18/2013, For all Samsung Galaxy S4 enthusiasts, here’s a new rumor regarding the Wifi capability of the device. The S4 is rumored to have 802.11ac WiFi technology, also known as 5G Wifi. 5G Wifi is pretty fast, with speeds comparable to wired connection. The...

Google Announces WebM Video Format At Google I/O

05/19/2010, When Google purchased a company called On2 a while back, many folks expected the search engine giant to open-source the VP8 video codec that came bundled with the company. Seems like those predictions were true, as Google has announced its new format...

Broadcom Crystal HD Card Not Detected In The Asus Eee PC 1005PR

05/12/2010, While the Asus Eee PC 1005PR is a pretty nice netbook from Asus, one of its main selling points would have to be the built-in Broadcom Crystal HD card, allowing you to playback HD videos. The thing is, many users who received this netbook were unable to...

Samsung NC20 Netbook HD Video Decoder Hack

04/11/2010, Love your Samsung NC20 netbook, but disappointed that it can’t handle 720p video playback? If you’re willing to get your hands dirty, you probably could do what another NC20 owner did, which is open up the netbook and hack in a Broadcom...

HTC HD2 could have an FM transmitter

01/25/2010, So you know that the HTC HD2 will come in a more beefed up configuration, but here’s more news about it. Apparently, there is a pretty high chance of the HTC HD2 featuring an integrated FM transmitter that has been built right into its Wi-Fi chip....

Broadcom BCM2763 mobile media chip

12/15/2009, Broadcom’s latest mobile media chip, the BCM2763, is the first from the company to be able to handle 1080p video playback on something as small as a portable media player or smartphone, alongside the ability to record full HD video – now how...