Verizon Multicast LTE video coming in 2015

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hotdigitalnews Recently, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo mentioned that their upgraded multicast wireless video capabilities will be commercially available in 2015. According to Light Reading, Shammo is quoted as stating that Verizon will start to embed multicast chips in handsets by the end of 2014 while the LTE network will be ready in 2015. Shammo went on to explain the difference between 4G wireless streaming video and multicast video as: “If everybody in this room was to watch the same video today we would probably bring down the cell site, because there wouldn’t be enough channels in that cell site to deliver…

Samsung Developer Conference 2014 scheduled for November 11th

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While Samsung is, first and foremost, an Android OEM, they also have quite a few apps and services and even a few software development kits for things like Knox, Tizen and more. With this in mind, last year the Korean giant kicked off their very first developer’s conference in October in hopes of attracting more developer attention to its products and services. Now Samsung has announced that their second Developer Conference is scheduled for November 11th through the 13th, and will take place at Moscone West in San Francisco. What can we expect from this year’s event? While Samsung doesn’t…

Galaxy Note 4 rumor roundup – everything we think we know

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It’s hard to believe, but 2014 is already a little over half of the way through, and what a year it has been. So far we’ve seen some pretty impressive flagship handsets from Samsung, HTC and LG, as well as some other interesting mobile announcements including Android Wear, Android Auto and Android L. The year might be in it’s second half, but there’s still plenty to see. Easily one of the biggest Android-related announcements of this year will be the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 4 at IFA in September. As the date approaches, we have already seen the rumors related…