Articles about 3g (page 4)

Skype 3.0 for iOS brings video calls over 3G and Wi-Fi
We’ve been hearing whispers about it for a while, and now the latest version of Skype for the iPhone offers users the luxury of making Skype to Skype video calls from their iPhone via Wi-Fi or 3G. They will also be able to communicate with desktop users on both OS X and Windows, which is definitely welcome news. Of course, if you’re not using the iPhone 4, you won’t be […]

Long Term HSPA Evolution to Provide T-Mobile USA with 672 Mbps Downloads
While late to the game in announcing what it’s next-generation network would look like, the nation’s fourth largest carrier has announced that it will settle on Long Term HSPA Evolution, or LTHE, to remain competitive with faster mobile broadband networks that are claiming 4G speeds. LTHE will be adopted by T-Mobile USA, and will be deployed by 2013, according to the carrier and Nokia Siemens Networks, which will build the […]

Mount Everest Gets 3G Mobile Network
The world’s highest 3G network base station was set up at the bottom of Mount Everest on Thursday, thanks to Ncell, a mobile phone and Internet operator in Nepal. The base station was set up at an altitude of 5,200 meters, offering 3G services up to 3.6MB/sec, though they could boost it to 7.2MB/sec if there is sufficient demand. The service is mainly targeted at the 30,000 tourists that go […]

Apple Granted Patent for 3G MacBook, Netbook in the Future?
Apple has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a multiband cellular “telephonic MacBook.” The company could be using its wireless experience with the iPhone and iPad to deliver wireless mobile broadband to its notebook and laptop lineup, a feature that a few Mac users have requested over the years as rival portable systems running the Windows operating system have had embedded mobile broadband cards […]


Sprint Epic 4G Update Arrives To Solve 3G Upload Speed Issues
As expected, Sprint has announced a maintenance-release update for the Samsung Epic 4G, an update that is touted to address the slow upload speeds experienced by the mobile phone. The software will be automatically downloaded to Epic 4G phones, so you’ll want to keep an eye open as it should be popping up on your phone pretty soon. The update will be pushed out in stages from 9/30 12AM EST […]

EXCLUSIVE: Tango, Cross-Platform Mobile Video Calling Over 3G
 When the entrepreneurs behind Tango, a mobile video-calling startup, founded their company a year ago, there wasn’t any competition to speak of. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., five miles from Stanford’s campus, Tango’s 17 engineers were just insanely focused on getting their breakthrough technology to market. “When we started, there weren’t any front-facing cameras on phones,” recalls Eric Setton, Tango’s co-founder and chief technology officer.Today, with six patents pending, the […]

AT&T delivers brand new Pay-As-You-Go data plans as well as 3G portables
AT&T’s range of mobile data plans have further expanded today, bearing the company’s first options for prepaid data. The DataConnect Pass will empower folks who own a notebook that features integrated 3G connectivity, where it means you can pay for a limited amount of data use without having to worry about forking out tons just because you can’t stop yourself from surfing anywhere and everywhere. Still, its rates will carry […]

BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 spotted running on OS 6
The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 was recently announced, and while we know that the smartphone will come with OS 6 compatibility, nobody (save for a select few we believe) really thought that the software upgrade would come in so fast. Check out the image above that shows off a 9330 that runs on OS 6. Despite the BlackBerry OS 6 being mostly a visual update, it will come with a […]

T-Mobile offers BlackBerry 9300 Curve 3G
With news of the BlackBerry 9300 Curve 3G being made official today, here is news of a mobile carrier offering it to the masses. T-Mobile will be bringing the 9300 Curve 3G in due time, although there is still no word on how much it will be priced. Being a rather entry-level smartphone even for a BlackBerry (and that’s definitely not saying much), one would expect it to come at […]

AT&T to make their 3G upload speeds right
AT&T has had problems with its slow upload speeds over its 3G network, and recently announced that they are working to fix this bug. Alcatel-Lucent managed to come up with a patch which restores upload speeds on the iPhone 4 as well as other devices which support faster HSUPA upload speeds. This fix should be available throughout the affected areas within a fortnight at best, and 3 weeks at worst. […]

AT&T's 3G MicroCell Giveaways Are Part Of Its Trials In Certain Markets
Many customers have been pleasantly surprised to receive 3G MicroCell units from AT&T recently. The device usually costs about $150 and goes some way to helping users address some network connectivity issues in certain areas. AT&T has apparently stated that the reason for giving away these devices is that it’s running trials in two markets in order to determine the most effective way to market the product. Specific regions weren’t […]

Clear Introduces New 4G Modem And Routers
Clear has announced some new 4G networking hardware, and if you’re using a Mac, you’ll be happy to know that these devices offer Mac support too. The first is the 4G+ Mobile USB, a dual 3G and 4G modem that allows users to fall back on an EVDO data connection when you’re unable to enjoy 4G coverage. The Spot 4G is a 4G-only mobile router for folks who are always […]

Skype To Offer Two-way Video Calling On The Nokia N900
Nokia N900 users are in for a treat, as Russ Shaw, Vice President of Skype Mobile, has confirmed that Skype is planning to offer the ability to make two-way video calls on said device. Such a feature would allow Nokia N900 owners to make two-way video calls to other mobile clients and also Skype-on-TV. Further good news includes that fact that video calls would work on both 3G and Wi-Fi […]

Skype 2.0 For iPhone Offers 3G Calling
Good news for iPhone owners out there who use Skype. The VoIP company has released Skype 2.0 for the iPhone which finally offers the ability to make calls over 3G networks, instead of having to rely on a Wi-Fi network. According to Skype, other additional benefits of the latest update include audio enhancements, improved start-up times, and an enhanced call quality indicator. While this is great news, don’t get too excited […]