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Clear fit WiMAX to Intel Core notebooks at Best Buy

Clear fit WiMAX to Intel Core notebooks at Best Buy

Clearwire has announced that it plans to slot WiMAX modems into all the Intel Core based notebooks at Best Buy by the holidays, in an attempt to drum up business for their 4G network.  It's unclear what affect the 4G modems will have on the price - systems tipped to be included in the promotion are the Dell Inspiron 14, Dell Inspiron 15, Dell Mini 10, and Toshiba Satellite M645, among others - but if buyers opt for a two-year CLEAR agreement they'll get a $100 rebate.

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Yota is first to transition from WiMax to LTE

Yota is first to transition from WiMax to LTE

Not too long ago we started to hear that Clear Wire and Sprint were making movies that gave them more flexilbity. Part of the flexibility was making it easier for the companies to move from WiMax to LTE for 4G coverage if they desire. WiMax is still the most widely used 4G service around the world and there are a number of 4G networks in use in cities across the globe as the image below shows.

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Sprint Will Stick to WiMAX for Now but is Still Considering LTE for the Future

Sprint Will Stick to WiMAX for Now but is Still Considering LTE for the Future

Sprint's 4G endeavors are far from secret. They really do enjoy their big lead in the 4G race, and so far they don't look like they're slowing down any time soon. Their decision to go with WiMax may have not made everyone in the United States the happiest, and it may have even confused a few others, but for Sprint it made all the sense in the world. WiMax was a trusted way to get their 4G footprint implanted, and considering they wanted to be the first out the gate with any kind of 4G strength, they had to go with WiMax. But, that's not stopping Dan Hesse from looking to the future, and other technologies.

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4G WiMAX spreads in preparation for HTC EVO 4G debut

4G WiMAX spreads in preparation for HTC EVO 4G debut

4G is spreading, and Sprint/Clearwire have both announced new WiMAX coverage in Central Pennsylvania.  The extended network - which promises data speeds of 3-6mbps - now covers Harrisburg, Reading, Lancaster and York, and service will be available both from Sprint and Clearwire.  That's good news if you live there and have been eyeing the upcoming Sprint HTC EVO 4G, the WiMAX-toting Android smartphone due later this year.

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HTC EVO 4G: where will I get WiMAX?

HTC EVO 4G: where will I get WiMAX?

So, you're tempted by Sprint's HTC EVO 4G, and frankly who can blame you?  If our all-too-brief hands-on play with the WiMAX-packing Android 2.1 smartphone taught us anything, it's that HTC have taken the best of the HD2, slapped on an arguably more alluring OS and created the sort of superphone we scoffed at Google for describing the Nexus One as.  Plenty has been made of Sprint's 4G promises, but that got us wondering: exactly who will get to enjoy the HTC EVO 4G's WiMAX connectivity?

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Palm WiMAX phone for Sprint rumors sound like wishful-thinking

Palm WiMAX phone for Sprint rumors sound like wishful-thinking

Sprint's WiMAX network has long been tipped to get its first 4G phone from HTC, sometime in the first half of this year, but there's now speculation that the carrier will also look to Palm for a device.  ComputerWorld has been rounding up rumors about the possibility, with ailing Palm potentially looking to 4G for its market salvation.  Problem is, most of the rumors seem to be little more than wishful thinking.

Novatel 4G WiMAX MiFi and “wearable mobile devices” coming

Novatel 4G WiMAX MiFi and “wearable mobile devices” coming

Interesting news out of Novatel Wireless today, with the company announcing not only that they've completed testing a new, WiMAX version of their popular MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hostpot, but that they're seemingly experimenting with wearable mobile devices.  The new 4G WiMAX MiFi apparently achieved 18Mbps throughput, with a theoretical peak of over 30Mbps downlink and 10Mbps uplink.

Moblic E7 WiMAX MID of mystery

Moblic E7 WiMAX MID of mystery

One of the best things about MWC 2010 is that you can come across completely unexpected devices quite by accident.  Moblic were discretely showing off their E7 WiMAX MID, with a sliding form-factor, QWERTY keyboard, 4-inch WVGA touchscreen and gaming controls.  According to Carrypad, people at the booth didn't know too much about the MID itself - even the identity of the 600MHz processor is a mystery.

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Sprint 4G WiMAX phone coming 1H 2010

Sprint 4G WiMAX phone coming 1H 2010

That Sprint have been working on a 4G handset isn't much of a surprise - after all, they have a steadily growing WiMAX network and we've seen leaked roadmap details tipping an HTC Android smartphone using 4G - but the carrier has now confirmed that the first device will in fact launch before the end of June 2010.  Speaking to Forbes, the carrier's business market's president Paget Alves suggested that the Sprint 4G phone would be targeted at government and industrial clients rather than solely at consumers.

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