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Ten mobile vendors license chip interconnect

7/26/2011 06:00 AM EDT
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TechEdge   7/28/2011 8:29:36 PM
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Rick, thanks for the opportunity to participate. I noticed you story is still the most popular one on eetimes.com. The response inspired me to write a follow-up blog post: http://ow.ly/5PS8o

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Jeff.Petro   7/27/2011 4:08:32 PM
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I recall being in Italy about 10 years ago and someone was using their cell phone (IR?) to allow their laptop to acess data. Apparently this was quite common in Europe but never took off in North America. Currently, Android phones allow tethering and to be used as WiFi access points. There are even wireless routers which connect via USB data sticks.

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DrQuine   7/27/2011 12:02:39 PM
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The cost savings have the potential to reduce end user costs as well. A more significant development would be a cost effective means to enable laptop users to use their cell phones as a data link to the internet while traveling. Will this new technology help make that a more common and cost effective option?

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