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As they're wont to do, iFixit has torn apart the new Verizon iPhone, discovering little of note except for the Qualcomm MDM6600 chip inside. That chipset supports both GSM and CDMA transmission (and it's the one that you'll find inside a Droid Pro world phone.) So why isn't Verizon's a dual mode Super-iPhone?

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Apple vs Microsoft, Oracle vs SQL Server, VHS vs Beta… the tech world has been subject to more religious wars than you can poke a stick at. And the mobile phone business hasn’t been immune for the battles between competing standards. In Australia that battle was fought between GSM, the Global System for Mobile Communications, and CDMA, Code division Multiple Access systems for mobile phone networks.