Voice over LTE could slash smartphone battery life in half

Voice over LTE could slash smartphone battery life in half

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New Wireless providers in the United States see voice over LTE, more commonly known as VoLTE, as the future of mobile phone calls. The transition to the new technology may not be well received by consumers, however. According to a new report from Spirent Communications, VoLTE can reduce a smartphone’s talk-time battery life...
Voice over LTE could slash smartphone battery life in half
                                     

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marketingland.com
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thenextweb.com
New Facebook on Thursday announced it is hosting a Windows 8 hackathon this weekend at its headquarters in Menlo Park, with Microsoft in tow. The goal is to get developers building social apps on the new Windows 8 Platform; Facebook and Microsoft employees will be present to answer questions. If you...
Facebook hosting Windows 8 hackathon with Microsoft this weekend, still no official app coming

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