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Akamai: peak internet speeds jumped 25 percent year-to-year in Q1, Germany tops the mobile world

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If you thought world internet access speeds were facing a large-scale slowdown, you can stop fretting for now. Data from Akamai suggests that average speeds were just 2.6Mbps, but that was a healthy 14 percent improvement over the fall and a noticeable 25 percent better than early 2011. Average...
Akamai: peak internet speeds jumped 25 percent year-to-year in Q1, Germany tops the mobile world

How T-Mobile’s roaming data caps would affect you

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Tmo News has it that T-Mobile is about to restrict roaming data usage to cut down on the amount of packets its customers consume when off the carrier’s networks. If true, the new restrictions could affect a lot of T-Mobile’s customers, though the size of the impact on each customer...
How T-Mobile’s roaming data caps would affect you

Sony Xperia ZL goes on pre-order for US customers, off-contract: $720 for HSPA, $760 for LTE

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Remember the Xperia ZL? While it lingered in the shadow of the waterproof Xperia Z back at CES, the phone does still exist and has now gone on preorder at Sony's own webstore. Withc the same 5-inch 1080p display, 13-megapixel camera and Snapdragon S4 Pro of the omnibalanced Z...
Sony Xperia ZL goes on pre-order for US customers, off-contract: $720 for HSPA, $760 for LTE

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
HTC One X hits the FCC bound for AT&T

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G to spark up T-Mobile in March

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T-Mobile's latest Galaxy S Android Gingerbread handset will feature a 4-inch Super AMOLED screen, a dual-core processor, and HSPA+ speeds for less than $200. [Read more]...
Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G to spark up T-Mobile in March

New hack allegedly lets AT&T iPhone 5 on T-Mobile LTE

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A new hack allows a current-generation AT&T iPhone 5 to operate on the 1700MHz band of T-Mobile's network, reports claim. The method involves a custom carrier file, and demands an unlocked A1428 model of the phone, whether with AT&T or officially unlocked by Apple. Once active the hack only provides...
New hack allegedly lets AT&T iPhone 5 on T-Mobile LTE

Apple Event Wrap-Up: a New iPhone, New iPod Touch, and More

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Apple took the stage at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to announce the new iPhone, a new, “don’t call it an iPod touch” touchscreen iPod nano, and an update to the real iPod Touch. The company has thrown a lot of information out into the ether, and we’ve...
Apple Event Wrap-Up: a New iPhone, New iPod Touch, and More

AT&T raises throttling threshold to 3GB on "unlimited" data plan

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AT&T announced a policy change on throttling data speeds for customers with unlimited data plans Thursday. 3G/HSPA+ customers will now be throttled once they reach 3GB of data usage and 4G LTE customers will be throttled when they hit 5GB of data. Previously, AT&T customers with unlimited data plans...
AT&T raises throttling threshold to 3GB on "unlimited" data plan

Samsung Announces (Incrementally Upgraded) Galaxy S Advance

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One could argue that there is already enough matter in Samsung’s galaxy, but the company has just announced another addition to that universe: the Samsung Galaxy S Advance. And in that rather overcrowded space, we aren’t completely convinced that this device is earth-shaking enough — with minor, incremental upgrades...
Samsung Announces (Incrementally Upgraded) Galaxy S Advance

Can a phone power your tablet? Yes, says Asus

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Asus is launching its modular PadFone handset and tablet in Taiwan later this month, giving consumers the option to power a tablet with a phone. The 4.3-inch Android 4.0 handset looks and behaves like a traditional smartphone but fits into a 10.1 tablet shell, which is essentially a touchscreen display....
Can a phone power your tablet? Yes, says Asus

Ericsson CEO: We've got 4G networks. Now what do we do with them?

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The first two letters of LTE may stand for “long-term,” but there’s not much long-term about the status of the mobile network technology today. Operators have built more than 60 LTE networks worldwide. The networks are in place, but according to Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg, operators are now wrestling with...
Ericsson CEO: We've got 4G networks. Now what do we do with them?

EE releases 4G tariffs as the UK moves toward October 30 launch

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EE, the network formerly known as Everything Everywhere has released the details of its pricing and plans for superfast broadband and 4G mobile services in the UK. 4G, or 4GEE as the company has dubbed it, arrives in the United Kingdom on October 30 and should provide speeds up to...
EE releases 4G tariffs as the UK moves toward October 30 launch
How Apple could screw the U.S. wireless industry

NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC

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Regular readers will know that the FCC is a bit of a virtual whistle-blower, alerting tech-hungry Americans to when new goodies might soon be landing on their shores. Other times it coughs up the odd thing we weren't even waiting for. Today's offering appears to be a 3G tablet...
NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC

Scalado Remove clears up your photos, we go hands-on (video)

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It's a familar scenario. You're traveling with a friend, she poses in front of a famous monument, you're ready to take her picture with your phone, but there's a constant stream of people and vehicles getting in and out of your shot. What are your options? You could wait...
Scalado Remove clears up your photos, we go hands-on (video)
ZTE's Grand X IN pairs Medfield and Android 4.0 for the first time, launching next month
Motorola Atrix HD unveiled: 4.5-inch display, Ice Cream Sandwich and more

Weekend Tidbits: Apple explains lens flare, AT&T returns cut to 14 days, T-Mobile gets iPhone 5 nano SIMs

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It has been pretty quiet weekend in the lead up to the iPad mini launch later this month but some notable goings on.  First up, customer-centric AT&T lowered its return policy, starting today, from 30 days to 14 days without incurring penalties. Starting October 7, customers who purchase new devices...
Weekend Tidbits: Apple explains lens flare, AT&T returns cut to 14 days, T-Mobile gets iPhone 5 nano SIMs
Is Apple falsely advertising 4G on its iPads in Australia?

Samsung Galaxy Note Gets Price and Release Date

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The biggest smartphone (or tiniest tablet?) we've ever seen, the Samsung Galaxy Note has finally received a price and release date: it's headed to AT&T on Feb. 19 for $300. Whether you're looking for a powerful smartphone or portable tablet, the Galaxy Note has you covered. Coming with a 5.3-inch...
Samsung Galaxy Note Gets Price and Release Date
T-Mobile bails on HSPA+ 84 plans, heads straight for LTE
HTC One S Review: I Give It A Fly
Three UK upgrading 3G network in a bid to hold off LTE

Apple reports it has sold 3 million new iPads since launch day

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Apple has reported that it sold 3 million units of its new iPad. CUPERTINO, California―March 19, 2012―Apple® today announced it has sold three million of its incredible new iPad®, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a stunning new Retina™ display, Apple’s new A5X chip with...
Apple reports it has sold 3 million new iPads since launch day

AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile Make Moves to Improve Coverage

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Three US carriers have announced plans to improve their coverage areas, with AT&T announcing a $14 billion new investment, T-Mobile bringing HSPA+ or 4G support to three new metropolitan areas, and Sprint announced a $480 million spectrum and customer acquisition from regional carrier U.S. Cellular. AT&T says it is investing...
AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile Make Moves to Improve Coverage

Engadget Mobile Podcast 144 - 07.01.2012

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Would you believe us if we told you there was nothing special to talk about this week? We know you wouldn't, o ye faithful Engadget Mobile Devotee, and you'd also know that we have so much to talk about this week that we slide past the two-hour mark in...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 144 - 07.01.2012

Apple fined $2.25m in Australia, as penalty for misleading 4G iPad ads is approved

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Apple’s proposed AU$2.25 million fine for misleading Australian consumers with advertising for its 4G-compatible iPad has now been approved by the judge in charge of the trial, just two weeks after being tentatively agreed. The suit was brought by Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in March, when the watchdog claimed...
Apple fined $2.25m in Australia, as penalty for misleading 4G iPad ads is approved

MWC 2012: Sony announces release date for Tablet P

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On Tuesday, Sony announced that it will begin selling its two-screen tablet, the Tablet P, on March 4. The tablet will cost $399.99 with a two-year contract. The tablet has the capability to run on AT&T’s HSPA+ network, making it capable of 4G speeds. The tablet will run Android 3.2,...
MWC 2012: Sony announces release date for Tablet P
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