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FreedomPop announces iPod 4G Sleeve: 500MB of free WiMAX for your iPod touch

We called it: Ericsson to buy BelAir Networks

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Ericsson has agreed to purchase BelAir Networks to help boost its Wi-Fi credentials, the cellular gear maker said on Tuesday. Three weeks ago my colleague Kevin Fitchard said Ericsson was planning to buy BelAir and it looks like nothing gummed it up. The terms of the deal were not disclosed,...
We called it: Ericsson to buy BelAir Networks

Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two announced: Windows Phone roots with a social slant

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It's finally official: Microsoft Pink -- the product of Redmond's acquisition of Danger -- has just been unveiled as a pair of handsets sourced from Sharp (which made most of Danger's Sidekicks) known as the Kin One and Kin Two. The devices are being marketed as Windows Phones, and...
Microsoft Kin One and Kin Two announced: Windows Phone roots with a social slant

Galaxy Note 8.0 coming to the US on April 11th for $400

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If you want a (semi) pocketable S Pen experience, well, then the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II is the device for you. If you want something more akin to carrying around a digital legal pad, there's the well proportioned Note 10.1. But if one note is too small for you,...
Galaxy Note 8.0 coming to the US on April 11th for $400

AT&T thinks all tablets will eventually include cellular radios standard

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As the price of cellular radios comes down, AT&T believes that eventually all tablets will include them, giving users the choice of data on the go without paying extra for hardware....
AT&T thinks all tablets will eventually include cellular radios standard

AT&T Sees an End to Wi-Fi-only Tablets

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Tablet makers are moving toward selling only models equipped with cellular radios and away from having separate Wi-Fi-only units, as the added cost of 3G......
AT&T Sees an End to Wi-Fi-only Tablets

Small-cell, Wi-Fi backers advancing their technology

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Wi-Fi hotspots and small cellular radios could make life easier for both consumers and mobile operators, and powerful backers are lining up this week to show how they can maximize that potential....
Small-cell, Wi-Fi backers advancing their technology

Now People Are Worried That Google Glasses Will Cause Cancer

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Google's first attempt at face-based computing, Project Glass, isn't very useful unless it's connected to a wireless network. Without a connection to the internet, it can't deliver search results, provide turn-by-turn directions, instantly share pictures with friends, or accomplish any of the other feats promised in Google's video demonstration of...
Now People Are Worried That Google Glasses Will Cause Cancer

iPhone 4 antenna lawsuits settled with choice of free Bumper or $15

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Multiple class action lawsuits filed over the iPhone 4's antenna design flaw have been settled, with those that suffered from reduced reception being offered their choice of a free iPhone Bumper case or $15. The settlement is essentially identical to the free case Apple offered all iPhone 4 users...
iPhone 4 antenna lawsuits settled with choice of free Bumper or $15

AT&T sees an end to Wi-Fi-only tablets

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Tablet makers are moving toward selling only models equipped with cellular radios and away from having separate Wi-Fi-only units, as the added cost of 3G hardware falls below $30, an AT&T executive said Tuesday....
AT&T sees an end to Wi-Fi-only tablets

Apple A5X: Is the new iPad quad-core or not?

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Apple is known for dancing around the speeds and feeds for its products. The Cupertino-based company prefers to speak in more easy to understand terms like, “twice as fast,” or “amazing speeds.” When technical terms do get thrown out, they are usually those that will grab people’s attention; something already...
Apple A5X: Is the new iPad quad-core or not?
Apple may ditch 30-pin dock connector on iPhone and other iOS devices

Runbo X5 and X3 rugged Android phones moonlight as walkie-talkies, cost just $320

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We've seen a handful of rugged Androids in our time, but none are as affordable and as weird as these ones at CES. The backstory here is that a couple of Chinese guys in camouflage gear approached us at our CES stage, and after an awkward conversation, it turned...
Runbo X5 and X3 rugged Android phones moonlight as walkie-talkies, cost just $320

The new iPad: How Apple pulled off the impossible

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Apple has done it again: the iPad 3, available for pre-order now and shipping on March 16, will have a 9.7-inch 2048×1536 Retina display, cellular radios up the wazoo (including 4G LTE), a new A5X SoC with quad-core GPU, and an iPhone 4S-grade camera, for the same price as the...
The new iPad: How Apple pulled off the impossible
Glass and smart watches: Innovation powered by vampirism

MegaDroid simulates network of 300,000 Android smartphones

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A new computing cluster from Sandia National Laboratories called MegaDroid is capable of virtualizing up to 300,000 smartphones running Android 4.0 in a simulated network. It is intended to help researchers and app developers simulate wireless networks with large numbers of users moving around a virtual landscape.MegaDroid is comprised of...
MegaDroid simulates network of 300,000 Android smartphones

Marvell announces PXA1088 quad-core SoC for globetrotting phones and tablets

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Marvell made waves last year with its 802.11ac wireless chips, but the company's looking to make a splash in 2013 with a new quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 SoC. Called the PXA1088, the new silicon's calling card -- other than those four CPU cores -- is its ability to beam 3G...
Marvell announces PXA1088 quad-core SoC for globetrotting phones and tablets

iPad Mini models, pricing reportedly leaked

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Apple’s iPad Mini has yet to be announced, but the device is reportedly appearing in a consumer electronics retail inventory system, complete with model and pricing information. The MobileGeeks site has a picture of the system, depicting various capacities and wireless capabilities with pricing starting at 249 Euros (US $322.60)...
iPad Mini models, pricing reportedly leaked

Broadcom announces BCM4335 chip that will likely power 2013′s iPad and iPhone to Gigabit '5G' Wifi

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Broadcom today announced its next round of portable device wireless chip, the BCM4335, which include the ability to connect up to the superfast 802.11ac networks.  Apple exclusively uses Broadcom chips in this family for its iOS devices (and a different family for its Macs). The current iPad and iPhone use the Broadcom BCM4330 802.11a/b/g/n...
Broadcom announces BCM4335 chip that will likely power 2013′s iPad and iPhone to Gigabit '5G' Wifi
Nexus 7 crushes Kindle Fire’s battery performance, says iFixit

Why the iPad is a salesperson’s best friend

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Recent studies from Forrester  and Good Technology show that Apple’s iPad is doing very well in the enterprise, with new activations soaring. One company just deployed 1,300 of the Apple tablets across its sales force, because combined with the right software, it believes there is no better tool a salesperson can carry....
Why the iPad is a salesperson’s best friend

Does the internet of things need its own internet?

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Ask any mobile operator, and they’ll tell you their networks will become the backbone of the future internet of things. All of those connected meters, cars, medical devices and other assorted gadgets will need an always-on and ubiquitous available network, making today’s cellular network ideal for the task. So far, carriers’...
Does the internet of things need its own internet?

Small-cell, Wi-Fi Backers Advancing Their Technology

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Wi-Fi hotspots and small cellular radios could make life easier for both consumers and mobile operators, and powerful backers are lining up this week to show how......
Small-cell, Wi-Fi Backers Advancing Their Technology

Ericsson makes bus windows part of a Wi-Fi network

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Ericsson may have a contender for oddest networking product if it commercializes the wireless bus windows it demonstrated at this week's CTIA Wireless trade show.The windows would have built-in, translucent antennas connected to an internal Wi-Fi system for passenger use while on the road. In the example Ericsson showed...
Ericsson makes bus windows part of a Wi-Fi network
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