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Newest Smartwatch From LG Cancelled After Six Days on Market

LG’s newest smartwatch, the LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, has just been cancelled, after only being available on the market for 6 days. The true reason for the cancellation is not yet clear, but an…

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iPhone 7 to Feature Innovative new Intel LTE Chip

A new report suggests that the new Apple handset, the iPhone 7, is set to feature the Intel 7360LTD modem chip, which doesn’t sound terribly exciting, but given that it’s also reported that Intel already has…

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T-Mobile CEO Confirms Unlimited Data Plan Has Restrictions

T-Mobile’s CEO, John Legere has made a very direct announcement accusing some customers of flagrantly abusing the networking infrastructure. The controversy surrounds T-Mobile’s “unlimited” 4G LTE data plan which costs $80 per month and includes 7GB of tethering…

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AT&T Says NO to the FCC’s $100 Million Throttling Fine

If you read about it, AT&T just got fined last month for allegedly throttling customers with ‘unlimited’ data plan. To sum it up, the FCC saw that AT&T had been “severely” slowing down users while not…

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NETGEAR Partners With AT&T on Prepaid 4G LTE Mobile WiFi Hotspot

NETGEAR is mostly known for the local area network (LAN) devices, but they also got a range of mobile routers for people who also want great connection options on the go. They have now partnered with…

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Helio X20 Shows More Gaming Performance and Power Improvements

MediaTek has just revealed what the Helio X10 successor, Helio X20, packs under the hood and it is just amazing. The major highlights of its improvements are reflected in 40% more gaming and multimedia power and…

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Google Launches Fi, a New Way to Say Hello

Google have launched another massive project today; the American based company have announced that they are now releasing a new wireless service. The service, called Project Fi will be will be the first wireless network to…

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The FCC Will Vote on Plan to Share Valuable 3.5GHz Specturm next Month

The FCC is said to be voting on a spectrum-sharing plan that could make its way to the military, mobile service providers and individuals alike on April 17th. The spectrum is said to open up a…

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Voice-over-LTE Set to Launch in the UK on Three This Summer

The UK is laying the ground for an intense competition between carriers this summer. Three, the 4th largest mobile carrier in the country, has just announced that it will be launching its VoLTE feature in Q3…

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Google Working on New VPN Service for Open WiFi Networks

Android 5.1 appears to come with a new network security feature, as reported by Pocketables. They have found a new VPN feature on Google’s latest Android build called Google Connectivity Services, which can be found in…

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Netgear Reveals 450Mbps LTE Mobile Hotspot

Netgear will demonstrate their first 450Mbps LTE mobile hotspot this week at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona. The new hotspot is the first of Netgear’s to support the category 9 LTE Advanced technology…

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Mobile Power Consumption – Attention Turns to Network Connections

In today’s fierce market, manufacturers have designed ever more power efficient processors and displays; this has resulted in attention being turned to another of the most power-hungry components, the modem. “The modem is, without a doubt, one…

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T-Mobile Enables its New “Wideband LTE” Capable of 100Mbps+

T-Mobile has just enabled its next-gen 4G LTE service in Manhattan, with the carrier calling it “Wideband LTE”. T-Mobile’s new Wideband LTE is capable of massive speeds, in excess of 100Mbps in some cases. T-Mobile CTO…

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GiffGaff Goes 4G from £12 per Month

UK mobile virtual network operator GiffGaff is now offering 4G data at a very low £12 per month. They’ve joined the 4G crowd a year later than the other UK networks, but their low priced 4G…

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UK Mobile Data Signal Hotspots Uncovered in New Map

Phone retailer, mobiles.co.uk has released a new crowdsourced map that reveals the true strength of mobile data coverage across the UK. The map uses a handy colour code to show areas of strong and weak signal,…

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Latest Yoga Tablet 2 Pro Features QHD Display & Built-in Projector

The new Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro is finally here and while previous models have been no stranger to cool features, their latest one certainly stands out from the crowd. Equipped with a powerful 8 watt sound…

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Samsung Rolls Out its Exynos ModAP SoC with Integrated LTE

South Korean smartphone manufacturer, Samsung, has just announced its latest SoC addition, the ModAP chip, which features an integrated 4G LTE radio. While the company was mostly focusing on their handsets in the past, it looks…

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13 Countries Added to AT&T’s International LTE Roaming Add-On List

American multinational telecommunications corporation AT&T is planning to expand its international LTE roaming services, having it being made available in Canada and the UK last year. The corporation is planning to extend their services by adding…

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MediaTek 64-bit LTE-enabled Quad-Core MT6732 Announced

MediaTek has revealed one of two 64-bit LET chipsets at MWC for smartphones, it being the Quad-Core MT6732, Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 410 competition on the mid-ranged market. The CPU features four 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores,…

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Surface 3 Featuring NVIDIA’s K1 Rumored To Launch Next Year

Microsoft is rumored to launch new versions of its Surface series, the Microsoft Surface 3 and Mini. It is said that the Surface 3 will feature a 64-bit version of NVIDIA’s K1 chipset, having it ready…

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Snapdragon 802 and 602A Announced By Qualcomm

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 802 and Snapdragon 602A, however they are not to be seen on the consumer market. The 802 is designed specifically to power smart TVs, but not any smart TVs. It is…

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Archos’ First LTE Smartphones To Debut At CES 2014

Archos has revealed some 4G LTE smartphones that the company is thinking of showing at the upcoming CES 2014. Namely, the Archos 45 Helium 4G and 50 Helium 4G are Archos’ first LTE smartphones which will…

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Statistics Report That Mobile Data Nearly Doubled In 2013

According to industry analyst Chetan Sharma, a consultant for wireless carriers, mobile data usage nearly doubled in the last year. On a global scale the average is now at 240MB per month, up from 140MB last…

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A More Affordable Sony Xperia E2 With LTE To Be Released In 2014

While Sony managed to introduce several interesting high-end smartphones this year, it also launched lower-end models, like the Xperia E. The Xperia E will seemingly have a successor. Unsurprisingly called Sony Xperia E2, this should be…

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LTE and 64-bit Support Brought Forth In Upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 410

It was only a matter of time before Qualcomm would try to enter the market with its own chipset capable of supporting 64-bit, though the processor does not appear to be of the high-end range. The…

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Qualcomm QFE1100 Envelope Tracking Chip To Improve Nexus 5 Battery Life

According to latest news, Qualcomm has revealed that the new Google Nexus 5 not only features the company’s fastest mobile processor, the Snapdragon 800 SoC, but also features a certain Qualcomm QFE1100 envelope tracking chipset, which…

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Google Says Nexus 5 Will Not Come To Verizon

Google made a statement recently to the Verge which suggests that Verizon will not be offering the Google Nexus 5 handset. Google’s senior VP of Android Sundar Pichai stated clearly and simply that “the Nexus 5…