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AT&T, Verizon Control of Airwaves Challenged

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AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. shouldn’t be allowed to box out smaller wireless carriers from picking up some of the nation’s prime airwaves, the Justice Department told federal regulators Friday. As Americans become increasingly dependent on smartphones and the mobile Internet, the Federal Communications Commission is planning to auction...
AT&T, Verizon Control of Airwaves Challenged

Orange wants to help make international HD voice calls more common

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When it comes to high-definition voice technology, France Telecom’s Orange has been something of a pioneer, certainly on the cellular side. It trialed the technology in Moldova way back in 2009 and out of the 50-odd networks that support HD voice today, 15 of them are Orange networks. Last October,...
Orange wants to help make international HD voice calls more common

T-Mobile forges ahead with network upgrade, begins LTE-Advanced trials

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Back in February, T-Mobile announced a bold plan to rebuild its entire network infrastructure throughout 2012 to prepare for an LTE launch in 2013. Nearly half a year later, T-Mobile has issued a status report on the project, saying it has made “great progress.”T-Mobile says that it has signed multi-year...
T-Mobile forges ahead with network upgrade, begins LTE-Advanced trials
AT&T wants to teach an old spectrum band new 4G tricks

Wi-Fi Alliance to take over WiGig development, certification

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The long courtship between the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit Alliance, which promotes a fast wireless LAN technology that runs on very high frequencies, is set to end in marriage just a little too late for the International CES trade show next week. Under a memorandum of understanding...
Wi-Fi Alliance to take over WiGig development, certification

Cowon Plenue Z2: US pricing, availability and hands-on impressions

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Just mention the company's name, and a pair of things come to mind: world-beating sound quality, and above-average prices. Such is life when you're Cowon, which has informed us that its Plenue Z2 portable media player will be shipping to the US of A in May. Based on details...
Cowon Plenue Z2: US pricing, availability and hands-on impressions

Verizon ships its iPhone 5 unlocked

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Reports are surfacing that iPhone 5s purchased from Verizon are arriving unlocked usable on any GSM cell network. Jeff Benjamin at iDownloadBlog notes that he was able to insert a cut-to-size AT&T SIM into his new Verizon iPhone 5 and connect to AT&T's HSPA+ cellular network, without having to pester...
Verizon ships its iPhone 5 unlocked

Ultimate Ears intros Vocal Reference Monitors to save singers from strain

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Believe it or not, few musicians' in-ear reference monitors are tuned to emphasize voice; singers might have to compete for attention with wailing guitars and drums inside their own heads. Rather than risk artists shouting themselves hoarse, Ultimate Ears has launched its Vocal Reference Monitors. Separate versions for men...
Ultimate Ears intros Vocal Reference Monitors to save singers from strain

Fujitsu smartphones venture outside Japan, with elderly Europeans in mind

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Fujitsu is known for many things outside its native Japan, but not for its smartphones. To a small degree, this is now about to change – in June, the company will launch an Android device for senior citizens, the Stylistic S01, on the Orange network in France. The device fits...
Fujitsu smartphones venture outside Japan, with elderly Europeans in mind

Beatpower enters the HiFi Bluetooth speaker fray, introduces speakers with panache (hands-on)

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Beatpower just announced its existence to the world today and it's brought a fleet of speakers to help celebrate. For years its parent company, CorpCom, has developed and distributed audio products for other outfits, but it set out to develop its own line of HiFi Bluetooth speakers roughly 13...
Beatpower enters the HiFi Bluetooth speaker fray, introduces speakers with panache (hands-on)

Eskuché intros Control v2 and 45v2 headphones, melds '70s chic with 2012 tech for iOS listeners

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Sound quality matters most for headphones, but we won't lie: we've got a soft spot for a slick design. Eskuché is undoubtedly trying to play that opening like a fiddle with its just-launched Control v2 (left) and 45v2 (right) sets. Both evoke the feel of vintage studio monitors through...
Eskuché intros Control v2 and 45v2 headphones, melds '70s chic with 2012 tech for iOS listeners

Tritton Kunai headset ships to chatty PS3 and PS Vita gamers

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There are plenty of gaming headsets, but only so many specifically tuned to the PlayStation audience that aren't made by Sony itself. Mad Catz' Tritton label has just shipped a version of its Kunai wired headset optimized for both the PS3 and the PS Vita that might redress that...
Tritton Kunai headset ships to chatty PS3 and PS Vita gamers

Sony ships new Extra Bass headphone lineup to the US, delivers that Direct Vibe to your brain

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If you'd like your Sony headphones to be a little less judgmental, we've got good news. The company's MDR-XB400, MDR-XB600 and MDR-XB800 Extra Bass headphones, along with the MDR-XB60EX in-ears, have arrived in the US for those who want low-end frequencies without the talent show branding. All four carry...
Sony ships new Extra Bass headphone lineup to the US, delivers that Direct Vibe to your brain

iPhone 5′s HD Voice is impressive, but there's still work to be done

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TNW Australia got its hands on two iPhone 5 units today to test out the only feature that US reviewers haven’t been able to, due to lack of carrier support – HD Voice. HD Voice is a remarkable improvement over standard cell voice. There’s a fuller sound, as you’d expect...
iPhone 5′s HD Voice is impressive, but there's still work to be done
Researchers create a drug that restores hearing to deaf mice

Fujitsu, Orange partner on senior-friendly Stylistic S01 smartphone

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Fujitsu just announced a smartphone partnership with Orange Telecom, with its first handset to launch on the French carrier this June. The Stylistic S01 will run Android 4.0 and offer GSM and HSPA compatibility through Orange, and it's targeted specifically at elderly users. As such, it will include many...
Fujitsu, Orange partner on senior-friendly Stylistic S01 smartphone
Sprint iPhone 5 customers: No HD Voice for you
Sprint confirms iPhone 5 is not compatible with its HD voice service
How one company is putting 'Super Wi-Fi' on the fast track

AT&T and Sirius XM propose rules to allow LTE on WCS

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AT&T and Sirius XM have jointly filed with the FCC a proposal of rules that would allow AT&T’s 2.3GHz spectrum to be used for LTE deployment. Contingent on its approval, AT&T would begin to use it for a nationwide LTE deployment.The 2.3GHz spectrum AT&T owns is known as the Wireless...
AT&T and Sirius XM propose rules to allow LTE on WCS

New Apple iPad mini, 4th-generation iPad reach the FCC

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Apple's iPad mini and 4th-generation iPad didn't arrive alone. In the company's time-honored tradition, it has timed the FCC filings for both devices to show up alongside the products themselves. Each iOS tablet has been approved in both singular WiFi and dual cellular editions: the iPad mini has appeared...
New Apple iPad mini, 4th-generation iPad reach the FCC
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