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Sandia Labs' MegaDroid project simulates 300,000 Android phones to fight wireless catastrophes (video)

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We've seen some large-scale simulations, including some that couldn't get larger. Simulated cellular networks are still a rare breed, however, which makes Sandia National Laboratories' MegaDroid project all the more important. The project's cluster of off-the-shelf PCs emulates a town of 300,000 Android phones down to their cellular and...
Sandia Labs' MegaDroid project simulates 300,000 Android phones to fight wireless catastrophes (video)

ZTE's 2013 Q1 sees profits of $33 million despite three percent sales slide

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ZTE has managed to break a run of two straight quarterly losses by posting a net profit of $33 million in its first 2013 financials. Unfortunately, the extra cash has come from selling a $133 million stake in surveillance firm Shenzhen ZNV, rather than any surge in handset popularity....
ZTE's 2013 Q1 sees profits of $33 million despite three percent sales slide

Optimus G Pro for AT&T leaks out ahead of LG's US press event

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Want a glimpse of what LG may have in store for the US market come the first of May? Chances are this latest render (pictured above) from @evleaks could very turn out to be AT&T's Optimus G Pro variant. From the looks of things, not much has changed design-wise...
Optimus G Pro for AT&T leaks out ahead of LG's US press event

EE confirms Nokia Lumia 920, 820 and Samsung Galaxy S III among first handsets on new LTE network

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Confirming those early rumors, Nokia's new Windows Phone 8 flagship will come to the UK exclusively on Everything Everywhere's new LTE network. The 4.5-inch Lumia 920 will launch on the freshly announced carrier later this year, along with the Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC One XL. Developing...Filed under:...
EE confirms Nokia Lumia 920, 820 and Samsung Galaxy S III among first handsets on new LTE network

Nokia granted preliminary injunction against HTC in the Netherlands over high-amplitude mics

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Don't worry, this time it's not a patent issue. However, it is more bad news for HTC's oft-delayed One. Nokia has been granted an injunction by the Amsterdam district court, concerning the technology used by HTC in its current flagship. You might recall the pair of high-amplitude mics housed...
Nokia granted preliminary injunction against HTC in the Netherlands over high-amplitude mics

ZTE Warp Sequent now available on Boost Mobile for $200

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Boost Mobile has a history of recycling Sprint's smartphones, but every now and then it releases a first-fun phone of its own. This time around we're looking at the ZTE Warp Sequent, a fitting follow-up to last year's ZTE Warp. Packed to capacity with entry-level goodness, the Warp Sequent...
ZTE Warp Sequent now available on Boost Mobile for $200

Sony Xperia TL joins AT&T's 4G LTE lineup as official James Bond phone

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Strange, but true: it seems James Bond is an Android man and the Xperia TL, his phone of choice. Well, at least that's the marketing tie-in made possible by Sony's corporate synergy. Regardless, the company's latest smartphone flagship has found a new stateside home on AT&T's 4G LTE network....
Sony Xperia TL joins AT&T's 4G LTE lineup as official James Bond phone

HTC One for Sprint spotted with FCC approval

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The HTC One just made its first official appearance (unless you count its brief showing by Peter Chou at the year-end party as "official") on Tuesday, and while we haven't been given any specific availability in the US, its models are at least starting to receive approval from the...
HTC One for Sprint spotted with FCC approval

Opera Web Pass goes live in Malaysia, provides short-term mobile data access on demand

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Opera introduced a new approach to pay-as-you-go mobile data today, but unless you currently live in Malaysia, you'll only be able to read of the latest advancement. Known as the Opera Web Pass, the service is geared to those without data plans and allows users to purchase short term...
Opera Web Pass goes live in Malaysia, provides short-term mobile data access on demand

Clearwire sees wholesale revenues dip, LTE delays as it posts a $41.3 million net loss in Q3

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Clearwire's figures show that the network it isn't cool to love will be making placating faces at its bank manager for yet another quarter. It pulled in revenues of $313.9 million for the three month period, but with business costs (and depreciation) clocking in at $646.7 million, the company...
Clearwire sees wholesale revenues dip, LTE delays as it posts a $41.3 million net loss in Q3

Leap Wireless swaps spectrum with T-Mobile, buys all of Savary Island

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Leap Wireless can go ahead and pop the champagne, as it has just completed the spectrum transactions announced earlier this year that will hopefully lead to larger LTE growth. Leap's own Savary Island Wireless exchanged spectrum with T-Mobile USA and Cook Inlet/VS GSM VII PCS LLC (itself a T-Mo...
Leap Wireless swaps spectrum with T-Mobile, buys all of Savary Island

NTT DoCoMo details its 150Mbps LTE rollout, plans to double base stations

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To this day, relatively few wireless carriers offer LTE at its loftiest 150Mbps speeds. We'll soon get to count NTT DoCoMo among those ranks, however. Alongside the launch of its summer phone lineup, the Japanese network has firmed up some details of its Xi speed-up plans. The initial rollout...
NTT DoCoMo details its 150Mbps LTE rollout, plans to double base stations

Ion introduces Air Copy: mobile scanner for smartphones, tablets and laptops

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Ion's Air Copy has just stepped into the wireless mobile scanner arena, and it brings support for slinging scanned documents and photos as big as size A4 to Android, iOS, Windows 8 and OS X devices via WiFi. Once documents are scanned, they're saved as high resolution 300 DPI...
Ion introduces Air Copy: mobile scanner for smartphones, tablets and laptops

Verizon adding suite of Amazon apps to all new Android devices

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Most US carriers have been pulling back on the sheer number of pre-installed apps thrown onto the latest Android devices, but Verizon appears to be heading in the opposite direction. An announcement found within the safe confines of Big Red's internal system indicates that the Samsung Galaxy Stellar wasn't...
Verizon adding suite of Amazon apps to all new Android devices

Mobile Miscellany: week of June 10th, 2013

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If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week, the Lumia 925 touched down in Germany, a popular RSS client for Android broke free of its Google Reader shackles and BBM Channels received some...
Mobile Miscellany: week of June 10th, 2013

Sprint announces huge LTE expansion in 'coming months,' adds New York, Chicago and LA to the list

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Sprint's efforts to bring LTE to the masses have led to a large amount of frustration from the consumer base, but an announcement made by the carrier this morning shows that it's hard at work to rectify that. The Now Network is nearly ready to blanket up to 100...
Sprint announces huge LTE expansion in 'coming months,' adds New York, Chicago and LA to the list

Sony Xperia ZL hands-on: an alternate 5-inch 1080p, quad-core take on 'premium'

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You can't fault Sony for trying. After announcing its renewed focus on mobile back in 2012, the company's consistently issued thoughtful hardware for the global marketplace. But its collective efforts have yet to spark the "emotional" storm company CEO Kaz Hirai seems to be striving for. Well, if the...
Sony Xperia ZL hands-on: an alternate 5-inch 1080p, quad-core take on 'premium'

Skype and Moog now available for BB10.1

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Amongst the flurry of announcements this morning at BlackBerry Live in Orlando, CEO Thorsten Heins finally made good on an app promise from this past January. Yes, Skype is now available on the Z10. Users that want to make VoIP calls will have to upgrade to the latest iteration...
Skype and Moog now available for BB10.1

LG Optimus L9 for T-Mobile hands-on

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Just a day after it announced the LG Optimus L9, T-Mobile showed the smartphone off at MobileCon 2012. It's definitely a worthy member of the L-series of stylish (yet mid-range) handsets, sporting the same signature look and feel that the Korean manufacturer has taken to heart over the past...
LG Optimus L9 for T-Mobile hands-on

Verizon says its Galaxy S 4 is coming sometime in May

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If you noticed that Verizon was silent while other US carriers provided their launch schedules for the Galaxy S 4, you're not alone -- it was the only real holdout among the big four networks. As it turns out, the company was just continuing a small tradition of being...
Verizon says its Galaxy S 4 is coming sometime in May

PSA: T-Mobile's Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810 on sale today

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After what's seemed like an interminable wait, Microsoft's freshly baked Windows Phone 8 devices are finally beginning to flood the US market. And if you happen to be a subscriber on lady Magenta, well then, mark today as the day you can claim the 8X or Lumia 810 as...
PSA: T-Mobile's Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810 on sale today

T-Mobile leases 7,2000 mobile towers to Crown Castle in a 28-year, $2.4 billion deal

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T-Mobile's just received a hefty cash boost thanks to a tower-leasing agreement it's entered into with Crown Castle. The deal leases 7,200 wireless towers to the infrastructure firm for a term of 28 years in exchange for $2.4 billion -- that T-Mobile's parent Deutsche Telekom will use to pay...
T-Mobile leases 7,2000 mobile towers to Crown Castle in a 28-year, $2.4 billion deal

White Nexus 4 now available in US Google Play Store and T-Mobile

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It's just a new hue for a seven-month-old phone, but there are still a few Nexus 4 enthusiasts who are ecstatic that a white version has finally been released. It officially launched two days ago in Hong Kong, but it's now hitting the US Google Play Store, as well...
White Nexus 4 now available in US Google Play Store and T-Mobile

AT&T intros extra-large Mobile Share and pooled data plans with business in mind

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We can't vouch with any certainty that individual subscribers have embraced AT&T's Mobile Share plans with open arms. Corporate customers (and simply the very well-heeled) are another matter: they could use big buckets of data to get their many devices online, which is why AT&T is adding considerably more...
AT&T intros extra-large Mobile Share and pooled data plans with business in mind

Sprint plans $10 monthly charge for iDEN push-to-talk subs in the new year

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For Nextel push-to-talk subs, the writing's been on the wall for some time now, what with that legacy service destined to sunset on June 30th, 2013. But for those unwilling to heed Sprint's many early warnings and make the switch to its CDMA-based Direct Connect plan before this coming...
Sprint plans $10 monthly charge for iDEN push-to-talk subs in the new year

Sprint bringing LTE to San Francisco and over 20 more cities 'in coming months'

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We can't say we're exactly surprised Sprint would be bringing its 4G LTE waves to one of the biggest markets on the West Coast, but there's nothing like hearing it straight from the horse's carrier's mouth. Earlier today, Sprint announced its developing Long Term Evolution network will be hitting...
Sprint bringing LTE to San Francisco and over 20 more cities 'in coming months'

Samsung Stratosphere II heading to Verizon in the 'coming weeks' for $130

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The Samsung Stratosphere II has been officially unveiled as the next-gen QWERTY device coming to Verizon. We still don't know the exact date of arrival, but Big Red mentioned that it'll be heading to stores and online sometime in the coming weeks. We do, however, know the cost: $130...
Samsung Stratosphere II heading to Verizon in the 'coming weeks' for $130

Canadian government sets November 19th as date for 700MHz auction

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Well, it's not the first half of 2013 as originally promised, but the Canadian government has now set a specific date for the country's first 700MHz spectrum auction: November 19th of this year. Alongside that bit of news, Industry Minister Christian Paradis also detailed a set of rules that...
Canadian government sets November 19th as date for 700MHz auction

Sony Xperia Z spotted early on CES show floor

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The Sony Xperia Z has seen its fair share of pre-CES leaks, so it comes as no surprise to us that the 5-inch, 1080p smartphone is ready to take the show by storm at tomorrow's press conference. We've been waiting for some real-world evidence of the device's existence, however,...
Sony Xperia Z spotted early on CES show floor

Sony Xperia T lands at the FCC, lets us peek under the hood

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There isn't much mystery left to an FCC-bound phone that's already been announced and thoroughly handled, but we must admit that Sony does a pretty good job at making the federal approval documents more exciting than most. How? More often than not, the confidentiality request has already been lifted,...
Sony Xperia T lands at the FCC, lets us peek under the hood
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