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AT&T and T-Mobile begin initiative to discourage theft by merging databases of stolen devices

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AT&T and T-Mobile announced today they would start to share a database of stolen mobile devices that aspires to discourage theft and shield customers. All the major carriers, through their wireless association CTIA and the Federal Communications Commission, first revealed plans in April to combine their respective databases, but AT&T and...
AT&T and T-Mobile begin initiative to discourage theft by merging databases of stolen devices

Braven Six Series hands-on

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Remember those Braven speakers from a few weeks back? Well, guess what, the trio made an appearance here at CTIA and we finally got to put our shaky, caffeine-fueled hands on them. The Six Series of Bluetooth boxes is (going from left to right in the image above) the...
Braven Six Series hands-on

Mobile apps sector created 519,000 jobs in the U.S.

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CTIA-The Wireless Association and the Application Developers Alliance today released a study which found that the app economy has created 519,000 jobs nationwide since 2007. Apps made the most significant impact of more than $13.6 billion a year in Washington, California, Oregon and Georgia. App innovation also occurred far away...
Mobile apps sector created 519,000 jobs in the U.S.
Live from FCC chairman Julius Genachowski's CTIA keynote

Kyocera’s Hydro and Rise Android Smartphones: A Quick Look From CTIA 2012

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The latest inexpensive Android phones from Kyocera don’t have the most cutting-edge specs, but they do run Android 4.0....
Kyocera’s Hydro and Rise Android Smartphones: A Quick Look From CTIA 2012

MasterCard introduces PayPass Wallet Services, Online and API at CTIA 2012

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MasterCard's PayPass is certainly one of the bigger players in the contactless payment scene. But, simply putting a few thousand branded payment terminals in stores across the nation isn't enough. The next step is expanding that empire, not only in terms of locations and handsets, but by turning the...
MasterCard introduces PayPass Wallet Services, Online and API at CTIA 2012

Editor's Letter: Welcome to May

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. A bit of a lull this week ahead of what is shaping up to be an insane May -- and perhaps an even crazier June. We have events stacked three-deep at times, with industry...
Editor's Letter: Welcome to May

ZTE V96 hands-on at CTIA 2012

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One of ZTE's latest tablets, the V96, was announced at Barcelona for MWC but never made any official appearances at the show. Fortunately we found the new device hiding in the manufacturer's booth at CTIA 2012. The Ice Cream Sandwich device runs a Qualcomm 1.7GHz MSM8960 dual-core Krait processor...
ZTE V96 hands-on at CTIA 2012
Urban Airship prepares for its Super Bowl moment
Verizon launching the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE on July 5th for $149.99 after rebate

CTIA: the iPhone case show

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Sure, you can find lots of phones at CTIA, but the trade show also is paradise for anyone looking for an iPhone case. [Read more]...
CTIA: the iPhone case show

A Brief History of the (Samsung) Galaxy

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is expected to be announced in London at an event next week. It will then be showcased to analysts and journalists at CTIA in New Orleans the week of May 7. Its predecessor, the Galaxy S II, was considered the Android device of 2011, ahead...
A Brief History of the (Samsung) Galaxy

Samsung's SGH-i667 'Mandel' Windows Phone: surprise, it's the Focus 2

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Mystery, solved. That SGH-i667 'Mandel' Windows Phone that cropped up earlier in the month (and is shown above on the left)? Word on the street at that point was that it had been nixed from AT&T's lineup, but somehow, that same device actually made the trip to New Orleans....
Samsung's SGH-i667 'Mandel' Windows Phone: surprise, it's the Focus 2
RIM sees Active Frames multitasking feature as one of BlackBerry 10′s difference makers
As expected, Otterbox acquires fellow case maker LifeProof
iPad to come standard with 2013 Cadillac CTS
Sprint announces Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, LG Optimus G and two more LTE devices

CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

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The CTIA wants you to know that Americans used 123 percent more wireless data in 2011 than 2010, but the wireless industry’s lobby apparently doesn’t want you to know exactly how that translates in any way a normal person understands. Instead the folks decided to use an overly complicated real...
CTIA offers the most confusing wireless stat du jour

FCC to measure the true speed of mobile networks

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Wireless companies love to make all kinds of claims that its network is the fastest or most reliable. Now the Federal Communications Commission wants to put those claims to the test.FCC officials plan to hold a public meeting on September 21 to discuss plans to develop a measurement of mobile...
FCC to measure the true speed of mobile networks

Doro's mobile ecosystem for seniors includes PhoneEasy 740

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At CTIA 2012, Doro introduced its PhoneEasy 740 to the U.S. audience, as well as its app and management tool tailored for the elderly. [Read more]...
Doro's mobile ecosystem for seniors includes PhoneEasy 740

iCache Geode digital wallet hands-on (video)

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The iCache Geode was easily the most impressive use of technology that we saw during CTIA 2012. It's the epitome of how a fantastic tech idea can be translated to real world use in a very classy and clever way. At its heart it is extremely simple: take all...
iCache Geode digital wallet hands-on (video)

Nano-SIM Card Standard to be Decided This Month

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Apple has been pushing its own nano-SIM design as a replacement for the current micro-SIM for a year. As of a couple months ago, however, Apple was fighting with rival phone makers who were pushing their own SIM designs. Apple has even offered a royalty-free patent license to its design...
Nano-SIM Card Standard to be Decided This Month

Kyocera Torque review: a rugged phone delivering superior sound

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More Info Kyocera Torque coming to Sprint's Direct Connect lineup in March, we go hands-on (video) Kyocera Torque hitting Sprint March 8th, carrying $100 price tag Kyocera teases tissue conduction audio technology for mobile phones at CTIA Sacrificing a smartphone's thin and sleek form factor with a case is...
Kyocera Torque review: a rugged phone delivering superior sound

The Engadget interview: AT&T's Glenn Lurie talks Digital Life at CTIA 2012 (video)

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We had the opportunity to sit down and chat with Glenn Lurie -- president of emerging enterprises and partnerships -- about AT&T's Digital Life product which was recently announced and then launched today at CTIA 2012 here in New Orleans. Our takeaway? AT&T wants to tag everything in your...
The Engadget interview: AT&T's Glenn Lurie talks Digital Life at CTIA 2012 (video)
AT&T and T-Mobile switch on joint database for stolen cellphones

Clarion Next Gate hands-on (video)

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CTIA, while focused on mobile technology, often gives us the chance to peek at other devices that bridge into our beloved mobile world. Clarion's Next Gate is one such device, running on a 7-inch WVGA display and interfacing with your iPhone via the dock connector. Once you're hooked up...
Clarion Next Gate hands-on (video)
Carrier CEO roundtable at CTIA 2012, live at 5:30PM ET

First sample shots with HTC's EVO 4G LTE for Sprint

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What better way to see what a smartphone camera is made of than taking a tour of the best of what New Orleans has to offer? We were given the opportunity to take the forthcoming HTC EVO 4G LTE on a brief tour of the city here at CTIA...
First sample shots with HTC's EVO 4G LTE for Sprint

Hands-on with Maxwest's $65 7-inch dual-core ICS tablet at CTIA 2013

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It's true that cheap affordable Android tablets are a dime a dozen at most trade shows these days, but here at CTIA 2013 we stumbled upon something that caught our eye -- a 7-inch dual-core tablet running Ice Cream Sandwich that costs just $65. The Maxwest TAB-7155DC aka. Ippo...
Hands-on with Maxwest's $65 7-inch dual-core ICS tablet at CTIA 2013

Casemaker OtterBox buys out rival LifeProof

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At an event today at this week's CTIA conference, major casemaker OtterBox announced the acquisition of one of its chief rivals, LifeProof. The former says it will keep LifeProof's San Diego location, and that workers will remain in their current place. "Over the next 30 days, OtterBox will begin incorporating...
Casemaker OtterBox buys out rival LifeProof
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