Friday February 17, 2006 9:28 pm
3G Technology for Every Boy and Girl From Intel and GSM
Wi-Fi is fantastic assuming you can
borrow bandwidth from your neighbor get a signal from a public access point. A cellular data connection however, whether it be 2.5G (GPRS), 2.75G (EDGE), 3G (UMTS) or 3.5G (HSDPA), is a great alternative when you’re traveling or merely away from metropolitan areas
civilization. This week Intel and the GSM Association signed an agreement to incorporate 3G technology into notebooks, eliminating the need for add-on hardware to access high-speed GSM networks. One such product to have the new technology later this year will be Lenovo’s ThinkPad line of notebooks. Intel’s vision is for notebooks to have access to an array of communication possibilities and for the SIM card to be the gateway to them all.
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