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Samsung and HTC's new smartphones may command the bulk of the attention at this year's Mobile World Congress but the show isn't just about new handsets. Samsung and Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom will use the show to demonstrate a new mobile data system that'll reach of speeds up to 7.5Gbps. Alt...

February 24th 2015 at 9:04am 0 Comments
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By definition, the Internet of Things (IoT) should connect with anything -- even writhing, kinda gross, but often delicious eels. SK Telecom's latest project is aimed at showcasing its IoT skills with a pilot connected eel farm that uses a network of sensors to monitor thousands of eels, mostly au...

September 2nd 2014 at 2:56am 0 Comments
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If you thought that big devices like the Galaxy Mega 6.3 were already blurring the distinctions between phones and tablets, hold on to your hat -- Samsung has just erased those distinctions altogether. Its new Galaxy W (not to be confused with the 2011-era W) blends the 7-inch screen of a small ta...

June 1st 2014 at 11:58pm 0 Comments
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In the technological equivalent of Band Aid, minus the charitable fundraising, Korea's SK Telecom has celebrated 30 years in the carrier business, by composing its current jingle from yesteryear's cellular hits. Stars include several car-phones from the eighties, the Motorola StarTAC and more rece...

April 7th 2014 at 4:02am 0 Comments
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SK Telecom was at Mobile World Conference last year with some early concepts of a learning robot -- aka, angry Beaker with a top hat -- which seems to have led to this year's final product: Atti. Atti is Korean for buddy or friend and judging by how he (or she?) and Brad got along we'd suggest rob...

February 26th 2013 at 11:43am 0 Comments