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Rumor: Apple to produce GSM/CDMA dual-mode iPhone for 2011

TechCrunch is reporting that Apple is going to skip adding the latest in mobile technology, 4G (LTE) networks, for its annual iPhone refresh next summer in favor of a GSM/CDMA dual-mode iPhone.

Of course, the big news lately is that Apple is expected to release a CDMA-only iPhone in January of 2011, preempting its normal yearly refresh of the iPhone lineup. Once the Wall Street Journal reported the Verizon-based iPhone as fact (later corroborated by another source in the New York Times), speculation immediately began as to whether the Verizon iPhone would take advantage of Verizon's 4G network.… Read more