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$50 Android Smartphones Are Disrupting Africa Much Faster Than You Think, Says Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales

Just in time for iPhone 5, AT&T activates LTE in Seattle, Portland

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AT&T announced this morning that it has turned on its 4G LTE wireless network in Seattle and Portland, as the company prepares for the launch of the LTE-enabled iPhone 5 later this week. Users of existing LTE-enabled devices on AT&T’s network should also see the benefits of the upgrade. LTE...
Just in time for iPhone 5, AT&T activates LTE in Seattle, Portland

Cisco unveils software, hardware for hybrid wireless networks

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Cisco Tuesday introduced small cell hardware and intelligent software designed to help carriers and enterprises improve wireless connections over hybrid networks made of 3G and 4G cellular and Wi-Fi technologies...
Cisco unveils software, hardware for hybrid wireless networks
Apple's FaceTime finally goes cellular, says so long to WiFi restrictions
FreedomPop announces network expansion for nationwide coverage alongside new 3G/4G 'Overdrive Pro' hotspot
Verizon to end unlimited data plans for users who move to LTE phones, will push shared data plans instead

RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

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Got a mobile broadband device that you only really use a few times a month? Me too. If you’re sick of two-year contracts and monthly fees that go mostly to a gadget that sits idle in your bag until you’re out of range, there are a couple of different alternative...
RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

NTT DoCoMo details its 150Mbps LTE rollout, plans to double base stations

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To this day, relatively few wireless carriers offer LTE at its loftiest 150Mbps speeds. We'll soon get to count NTT DoCoMo among those ranks, however. Alongside the launch of its summer phone lineup, the Japanese network has firmed up some details of its Xi speed-up plans. The initial rollout...
NTT DoCoMo details its 150Mbps LTE rollout, plans to double base stations

Sprint Product Exec: Launching LTE Devices Before Network Just Makes Sense

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Sprint isn’t too concerned that it is selling LTE devices but has yet to officially launch the high-speed service anywhere in the U.S. “I think it is much to-do about nothing,” Sprint VP Fared Adib told AllThingsD in an interview on Tuesday. Customers sign up for two-year contracts, Adib said,...
Sprint Product Exec: Launching LTE Devices Before Network Just Makes Sense

Acer Iconia B1-710 tablet swings by the FCC

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Back when Acer unveiled the Iconia A1 tablet, it slipped out an upgrade to its starter Iconia B1 series, the B1-710. That refresh has at last surfaced in the US -- through the FCC, anyway. The 7-inch, WiFi-toting slate has cleared the FCC's approval process with its subtle design...
Acer Iconia B1-710 tablet swings by the FCC

Apple cuts prices on refurb iPads by up to $50

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Apple has further knocked back the cost of refurbished iPads at its online store. The iPad 2 is now available for as little as $319 in the case of a 16GB Wi-Fi model, a $30 price drop. Other models have had their prices reduced by up to $50, such as...
Apple cuts prices on refurb iPads by up to $50

3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

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It's been a year since we looked closely at wireless service in the United States, and in the interim that service has changed considerably--mostly in positive ways. The industry is in the midst of another major technology transition, this time moving from a 3G world to a 4G one while...
3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Design Said to Be Mix of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch with iPod Classic Curves

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iLounge follows up its reports from last week about Apple's future iOS device plans with a new report sharing details on Apple's rumored lower-cost iPhone. According to the report, the new device will indeed be constructed primarily of plastic and offers design similarities to the iPhone 5, iPod touch, and...
Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Design Said to Be Mix of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch with iPod Classic Curves
Galaxy Camera: Samsung's crazy attempt to fuse smartphone and point-and-shoot

New 3G Chromebook is $80 more than Wi-Fi model

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Google surprised many this week with introduction of a cheaper new Chromebook that runs on a chip usually meant for smartphones and tablets. The ChromeOS laptop is lighter and thinner than its predecessor, not to mention $200 less with a base price of $249. My hands on video review showed...
New 3G Chromebook is $80 more than Wi-Fi model

Tablet Tribulations: OGT Weighs In On Their Ill-Fated Android Slate

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Competition in the tablet space has been heating up for a while now, and it’s not just the big guys that are feeling the strain. Take the tumultuous story of OGT Mobile, for instance — they tried to make their mark on the industry by creating their own Android tablet,...
Tablet Tribulations: OGT Weighs In On Their Ill-Fated Android Slate

Livestream Broadcaster pre-orders available now, shipping at the end of May for $495

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A vivid memory of Cisco's would-be FlipLive streaming camera is all we've got, but thankfully there's existing devices out there like the Livestream Broadcaster to help fill that void. Priced at a whopping $495, Livestream's Broadcaster allows it to be paired with an array of shooters via HDMI and...
Livestream Broadcaster pre-orders available now, shipping at the end of May for $495

Livestream Broadcaster hands-on

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According to CEO Max Haot the logical next step for Livestream -- now well established as a reliable service for bringing live video feeds to the internet -- is just to get more people distributing live video by any means necessary. To that end, the company is jumping into...
Livestream Broadcaster hands-on
MVNO Voyager Mobile launching with no-contract plans starting at $19
AT&T announces FaceTime over cellular on iOS 6 will ONLY be available Mobile Share plans

AT&T hacker seeks sentencing leniency

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Andrew Auernheimer, a hacker who was convicted last November of illegally accessing emails and other data belonging to 120,000 iPad 3G owners from AT&T's networks is seeking leniency in his sentencing from the court....
AT&T hacker seeks sentencing leniency

Sony slashes the price of both the 3G and WiFi PlayStation Vita to 19,980 yen in Japan

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The president of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ) has announced a price drop for the PlayStation Vita starting on February 28th, following relatively poor sales and a lack of exclusive or compelling titles. As noted by Engadget, the premium version of Sony’s handheld console – which supports both WiFi and 3G...
Sony slashes the price of both the 3G and WiFi PlayStation Vita to 19,980 yen in Japan

Verizon's Viewdini appears on iOS: works on any network, hunts video from 11 sources

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The Viewdini streaming metasearch service launched a few months ago for Verizon's 4G LTE-laden Android hardware, and now it's finally available on iDevices. While the droid app is exclusive to those with a 4G plan on Big Red's network, anything running iOS 4.3 and up can now make use...
Verizon's Viewdini appears on iOS: works on any network, hunts video from 11 sources

Samsung Galaxy S 4 launching on 327 carriers in 155 countries, starting at the end of April

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Samsung has announced some of its launch partners for the Galaxy S 4 which will include some 327 carriers in 155 countries. According to JK Shin, it will include global LTE roaming, with 3G and LTE models in multiple bands. We haven't heard about specific carriers yet, but will...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 launching on 327 carriers in 155 countries, starting at the end of April

Intel’s Windows 8 tablet specs look boss, but can the price be right?

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Oh my, oh dear, Intel has some beautiful specifications in mind for Windows 8 tablets. By now I’m sure that you have seen the information, but just in case, here’s what the company is looking for: tablets with 9+ hours of battery life, built-in 3G/4G, and 30 days standby time, all in...
Intel’s Windows 8 tablet specs look boss, but can the price be right?

Samsung grabs exclusive access to new ITV Player app until August 31 for Android users in the UK

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Samsung has today snatched the exclusive rights to an updated version of the ITV Player app for its Android smartphones and tablets being sold in the UK. The app is available right now through the Samsung Apps and Google Play store on a range of devices including the Samsung Galaxy S4, its...
Samsung grabs exclusive access to new ITV Player app until August 31 for Android users in the UK

Kyocera announces Dingo S smartphone for Japan, promises over 18 hours of talk time in three colors

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Its no Droid RAZR Maxx HD, but Kyocera's Dingo S just might be the trick longevity lovers in the land of the rising sun are looking for. This 4.7-inch Android 4.0 handset's 2,520mAh battery claims to have the largest capacity of any sub 5-inch device in Japan, promising more...
Kyocera announces Dingo S smartphone for Japan, promises over 18 hours of talk time in three colors

Apple Wins Design Patents for iPod Touch, iPod nano & iPhone 3G

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On January 8, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published five of Apple's latest design patent wins covering the iPod touch, iPod nano, iPhone 3G and a graphical icon illustrating a book that is Cerlox bound....
Apple Wins Design Patents for iPod Touch, iPod nano & iPhone 3G
Virgin now offering 4G service, no contract required, but you’ll need an Evo

US Cellular's Wi-Fi Now for Android hops automatically to partner hotspots, saves cellular strain

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We've seen a paradoxical trend among carriers determined to get users off their networks as often as possible -- they'd rather grant access to sea of public Wi-Fi than push their 3G or 4G networks a step too far. US Cellular isn't immune to peer pressure and has launched...
US Cellular's Wi-Fi Now for Android hops automatically to partner hotspots, saves cellular strain
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