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The new Logitec (not Logitech) LAN-WH450N/GR offers four Gigabit Ethernet ports, 802.11a/b/g/n wireless networking that maxes out at a theoretical 450Mbps, and just about the wildest router design we've yet seen. Yes, it's justified by improved wireless throughput as a result of having three antenn...

March 31st 2011 at 9:55am 0 Comments
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Qualcomm's MDM6600 RF chipset might not ring a bell for you, but the ultra-flexible silicon -- introduced earlier this year -- has launched in a product you may have heard of: Motorola's Droid Pro for Verizon. What makes it so special? Basically, it supports just about every 3G+ standard you could p...

December 29th 2010 at 8:34pm 0 Comments
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Now, here's a concept: prepaid DTH satellite service. In fact, it's a reality in Czech Republic and Slovakia, and evidently locals are all about it. Reportedly, there is a grand total of over half a million active card customers between the two nations, making it the "leading satellite platform in t...

December 15th 2008 at 11:19am 0 Comments
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Russian operator Skylink is apparently claiming that their U-520 candybar -- sourced from Korea's Ubiquam -- is the world's first dual-mode CDMA / GSM handset. While it's a nifty trick to be sure, we can think of countless phones that have managed to pull it off before; sorry Skylink, no gold star...

March 25th 2007 at 9:31pm 0 Comments
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Turns out Gresso isn't the only way for Russian millionaires to get their mobile kicks, nor do they need to go the cryptographic route. Carrier Skylink has thrown together a one-of-a-kind designer example of the otherwise plain looking Ubiquam C300 clamshell, studding it with 29 gemstones and a hor...

February 2nd 2007 at 3:37pm 0 Comments