Fast LTE networks are expanding at a breakneck pace, it's just too bad compatible devices aren't coming out at a steadier clip, not yet anyway. The good news is the transition has already begun and it's expected there will be more than 154 million LTE handset shipments by 2015, according to market research firm In-Stat. Are wireless carriers ready?
The world’s leading chip maker Intel has yet to add native USB 3.0 support to its chipsets, but that isn’t stopping PC vendors from offering USB 3.0 support using third-party controllers. As a result, the technology is becoming increasingly commonplace. According to market research firm In-Stat’s estimates, shipments of USB 3.0-enabled devices could touch 80 million this year. Hit the jump for more.
Just when you thought you were on top of things by ripping out your old networking gear and replacing it all with 802.11n compliant devices, a new standard is on the horizon. It's called 802.11ac and it's a new Wi-Fi technology that promises 1Gbps speeds. According to In-Stat, 802.11ac will roll out next year, and by 2015 will dominate the market with nearly 1 billion 802.11ac-enabled devices.