Category Archives: Tech-Byte

Infrared Port – A fastlane to transfer data

By | July 24, 2014

Infrared Port is a connectivity option in some high end smartphone. It uses a infrared beam to transfer data from one phone to another. It transfers large data within seconds and therefore is very useful. The only problem in Infrared Port is that it is uni directional and has short range of connectivity. Infrared port… Read More »

GPRS | General Packet Radio Service| Uses of GPRS

By | July 22, 2014

GPRS stands for General Packet Radio Service. It is a packet oriented mobile data service on 2G and 3G cellular communication system’s Global System for mobile communications(GSM). At present, It is maintained by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project(3GPP). GPRS usage is typically charged based on volume of data transferred, contrasting with circuit switched data, which… Read More »

Wi-Fi | Advantages and Limitations

By | July 22, 2014

Wi-Fi is a local area wireless technology that allows an electronic device to exchange data or connect to the internet using radiowaves. The Wi-Fi Alliance defines Wi-Fi as any “wireless local area network(WLAN) products that are based on the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(IEEE) 802.11 standards”. Many devices can use Wi-Fi, e.g., personal computers,… Read More »

What is 4G | Uses of 4G

By | July 22, 2014

4G stands for Fourth Generation. It is the fourth generation of mobile telecommunication technology. A 4G system, in addition to the usual voice and other services of 3G, provides mobile ultra-broadband Internet access, for example to laptops with USB wireless modems, to smartphones, and to other mobile devices. Conceivable applications include amended mobile web access,… Read More »

What is 3G | Uses of 3G

By | July 22, 2014

3G stands for 3rd Generation and is the next generation of technology which has brought a revolution in the telecommunication industry. Apart from increasing the speed of communication, the objective of this technology is to provide various value added services like video calling, live streaming, mobile internet access, IPTV, etc on the mobile phones. These… Read More »

What is HSDPA | High Speed Downlink Packet Access

By | July 22, 2014

High-Speed Downlink Packet Access(HSDPA) is an enhanced 3G mobile-telephone communications protocol in the High-Speed Packet Access(HSPA) family, also known as 3.5G, 3G+, or Turbo 3G, which allows networks based on Universal Tele communications System (UMTS) to have higher data-transfer speeds and capacity. As of 2013 HSDPA deployments can support down-link speeds of up to 42.2… Read More »