Voice Over LTE Will Hit Verizon This Summer

According to CNN, the LG Revolution will be the first phone to support voice calling on Verizon's LTE network. For now, Verizon's 4G smartphones only route data through their super-speedy network, while voice goes through CDMA. The new function will be called VoLTE, and will debut on the Revolution this summer. When… » 2/08/11 2:09pm 2/08/11 2:09pm

Verizon's iPhone Could Have Been a World Phone

As they're wont to do, iFixit and 9to5Mac have (separately) torn apart the new Verizon iPhone, discovering some small changes and one big one: the Qualcomm MDM6600 chip inside. That chipset supports both GSM and CDMA transmission (HSPA+ data rates up to 14.4 Mbps) and it happens to be the one that you'll find inside a… » 2/07/11 4:34pm 2/07/11 4:34pm