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What is the UK's 4G spectrum worth?

www.guardian.co.uk
This week on Tech Weekly Charles Arthur, the Guardian's technology editor and telecoms correspondent Juliette Garside discuss how the sale of the UK's 4G spectrum will take place, what it might net the exchequer and what it will mean for customers.Also Jemima Kiss, the Guardian's digital correspondent talks to Mike...
What is the UK's 4G spectrum worth?

Never Mind The 4G Chevy Volt. Here's What It Will Take For Truly Connected Cars

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The vision of an Internet-connected car is already a reality in many ways. With a smartphone or tablet as your traveling companion, there is not much you cannot do from within a vehicle. But truly networked personal transportation is still a few years off. It is not as simple as...
Never Mind The 4G Chevy Volt. Here's What It Will Take For Truly Connected Cars

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

www.geekwire.com
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

Purported iPhone 5 logic board shows LTE modem, A6 CPU

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The flurry of last-minute leaks continues, as a new picture claims to show the logic board from Apple's iPhone 5, complete with a 4G LTE modem chip and a new A6 processor. Separately, a series of pictures appear to show the final design of the iPhone 5....
Purported iPhone 5 logic board shows LTE modem, A6 CPU
FreedomPop announces network expansion for nationwide coverage alongside new 3G/4G 'Overdrive Pro' hotspot

Android 4.1.1 rolls out to Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S 4G via Sprint

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The latest flavor of Android is reaching out to the Galaxy Nexus and the Nexus S 4G for Sprint subscribers. [Read more]...
Android 4.1.1 rolls out to Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S 4G via Sprint
NFC Task Launcher App Maker Tagstand Partners With T-Mobile on Tap Tag App, Plus Other Carriers And OEMs

3G Chromebook appears on Amazon, Newegg for $330

www.pcworld.com
When Google announced its new Samsung-built 11.6-inch Chromebook Thursday critics noted the new mobile PC won't support 3G or 4G. But for road warriors who want baked-in cellular connectivity, it appears Google will in fact supply a 3G version of the new browser-in-a-box priced at $330, an extra $80...
3G Chromebook appears on Amazon, Newegg for $330

Better late than never, as bidding begins in UK 4G spectrum auction

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And they’re off! Bidding has begun in a major UK spectrum auction, the result of which will be a more competitive rollout of 4G mobile broadband across the country starting around the middle of this year. So far, the only major player to begin such a deployment has been EE,...
Better late than never, as bidding begins in UK 4G spectrum auction

Ofcom announces UK 4G auction bidders: seven networks fight it out for 250MHz of new spectrum

www.engadget.com
Just ahead of the auction set to start in January 2013, UK regulator Ofcom has confirmed the networks gunning for next-generation spectrum. Alongside familiar names like Telefonica (O2), Vodafone, EE and Hutchison (which powers Three), Niche Spectrum Ventures (a BT subsidiary), HKT and MLL will also be looking to...
Ofcom announces UK 4G auction bidders: seven networks fight it out for 250MHz of new spectrum

Sprint Nexus S 4G and Galaxy Nexus Get Android 4.1, Jelly Bean Update... Verizon?

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Sprint announced today that its two Samsung Google phones, the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy S, would be receiving rolling Butter-rific Jelly Bean updates.   Your play Verizon. Presser down south… Nexus S 4G and Galaxy Nexus Get Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, Update Nexus S™ 4G and Galaxy Nexus are the first two...
Sprint Nexus S 4G and Galaxy Nexus Get Android 4.1, Jelly Bean Update... Verizon?

What Is The iPhone 5's Killer Feature Going To Be? (AAPL)

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Today's Nokia press event got us thinking about innovation. It feels like most smartphone launches today center around what the software can do.  And that's good! It's what people actually see, touch, and use. But Nokia is notoriously awesome at making great hardware, which really showed during its press conference...
What Is The iPhone 5's Killer Feature Going To Be? (AAPL)

Meet Line, The Messaging App That Reaches About One-Third of Japan's Mobile Phone Users

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It would be easy to assume that giants like Apple, Facebook and the carriers will control smartphone messaging. But the reality is that the global messaging market remains fragmented with several independent players like Sequoia-backed WhatsApp and Korea’s Kakao TALK. Japan, in fact, has a dominant smartphone messaging app...
Meet Line, The Messaging App That Reaches About One-Third of Japan's Mobile Phone Users

Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader

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Amazon announced at a press conference Thursday four new tablets and one new ereader, the Kindle Paperwhite, as well as Kindle Serials a feature where  users can buy a serialized publication that will update automatically. Despite rumors, Amazon did not announce a smartphone. GigaOM’s Laura Owen live blogged from the LA...
Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader
AT&T's Samsung Galaxy Camera to cost $499.99, launching on November 16th

Fast-forward: BPI touts connected cars, 4G and tablets to help drive UK music industry

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The British Phonographic Industry (BPI), the UK’s record industry’s trade association, has revealed some interesting nuggets and foresights around some of the country’s music-listening habits. With the digital music revolution now in full swing, the BPI reports that 20% of the UK music-buying public have already “fully transitioned” to digital...
Fast-forward: BPI touts connected cars, 4G and tablets to help drive UK music industry
Sprint announces Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, LG Optimus G and two more LTE devices

Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets

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Chip maker Broadcom has revealed the industry’s smallest LTE-Advanced modem built for smartphones and tablets today. The chip has been designed for top-tier devices and 4G connectivity, combining a full cellular baseband with a world-band radio that is 35 percent smaller than its competitors. Broadcom says the new modem, called the BCM21982,...
Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets
Verizon launches LTE in 29 additional markets, inches closer to 500 overall markets

iPhone 5 Launch Props Up Apple's Share of Smartphone Market as Samsung Keeps Rolling

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Research firm IDC yesterday released its estimates of global mobile phone and smartphone shipments for the third quarter of 2012, revealing that the iPhone 5 launch helped Apple gain market share over the year-ago period that saw customers holding out for the iPhone 4S launch. The few days of iPhone...
iPhone 5 Launch Props Up Apple's Share of Smartphone Market as Samsung Keeps Rolling

China Mobile Starting to Need an iPhone Deal

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More than six years after beginning talks with Apple, China Mobile, China’s largest wireless phone operator, has yet to add the iPhone to its handset portfolio. Negotiations between the two companies proceeded slowly, hamstrung by disagreements over subsidies and China Mobile’s demands for a cut of App Store app sales...
China Mobile Starting to Need an iPhone Deal

Sprint will carry Apple's iPad mini and fourth-gen iPad on its 4G LTE network

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Sprint has issued a press release confirming that it will carry both the full-size fourth generation iPad and the iPad mini on its 4G network. Apple announced its brand new iPad Mini today and said that it will be available for pre-order beginning October 26th with WiFi models shipping November 2nd. There...
Sprint will carry Apple's iPad mini and fourth-gen iPad on its 4G LTE network
iPhone 5 coming to EE, the UK's first 4G carrier
How to set up public Wi-Fi at your business

Britain's 4G Auction Misses Mark

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The U.K.'s long-awaited auction of superfast mobile bandwidth raised $3.61 billion, considerably less than expected....
Britain's 4G Auction Misses Mark

EU probe could could slow European vendors supplying tech for China's 4G deployment

www.computerworld.com
The European Union may be trying to protect its telecom equipment industry with its recent threat to investigate China over networking equipment imports. But the move could end up hurting the chances of Western vendors intent on supplying technology to China's upcoming 4G services launch, according to analysts....
EU probe could could slow European vendors supplying tech for China's 4G deployment

Nokia unveils the Asha 210, a featurephone with a QWERTY keyboard and dedicated WhatsApp button

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Nokia has unveiled the Asha 210 today, a new featurephone with a full QWERTY keyboard running the Series 40 mobile operating system. As with the Asha 205 announced last November, the device has a dedicated button for accessing popular social networks. Facebook will be offered in Europe and Latin America,...
Nokia unveils the Asha 210, a featurephone with a QWERTY keyboard and dedicated WhatsApp button
FCC sets the stage to make in-flight Wi-Fi ridiculously fast

HTC takes some baby steps with HTC One X+ refresh

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Just six months after HTC released its flagship One X smartphone, the company is at it again. The followup, dubbed the One X+, comes with many of same features as its predecessor but with a few small upgrades. HTC has updated the processor to a quad-core Tegra 3, for example,...
HTC takes some baby steps with HTC One X+ refresh

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

www.engadget.com
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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