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Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging for an update. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so many of them are floating around that it's easy for a sizable chunk to get lost in the mix. To make...

October 14th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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If there's one thing that defines the phablet, it's not hand portability -- what's on the market usually demands something of a stretch. Pantech wants to keep our grip at least slightly in check through its imminent Vega R3. The Android phone's 5.3-inch, IPS-based LCD isn't what we'd call modest,...

September 25th 2012 at 4:43am 0 Comments
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Now we're intrigued. It's a common (if unconfirmed) belief that the next iPhone will support LTE-based 4G, but the Wall Street Journal now understands through the ever-present "people familiar with the matter" that Apple is taking 4G worldwide. Where the current iPad only supports two LTE frequenc...

September 7th 2012 at 6:58pm 0 Comments
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In what could be yet another hint that the next iPhone will support 4G LTE, officials with two Korean cellular operators -- SK Telecom and KT -- told the Korea Times that their respective companies are in talks with Apple to have the new phone support the 1.8 GHz network frequency. SK Telecom...

August 15th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The little blue marble we call Earth is no stranger to HD Voice -- it's been around commercially since Orange debuted the service over its 3G network in Moldova nearly three years ago -- but the technology still hasn't been officially deployed over an LTE network. That is, until SK Telecom launche...

August 7th 2012 at 10:44am 0 Comments
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Wireless power has until now been closely associated with the Wireless Power Consortium's Qi standard. There's now a second proposed common ground in the Alliance for Wireless Power, or A4WP. Samsung and Qualcomm, along with some help from Powermat, SK Telecom, Ever Win Industries, Gill Industries...

May 8th 2012 at 4:22am 0 Comments
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The unveiling of Tizen left many mobile open-source aficionados wondering when the OS would reach its all-important 1.0 status. The answer is now: the coalition between Intel, Panasonic, Samsung and a raft of carriers has posted the first non-beta release in both source code and software developme...

May 1st 2012 at 8:38pm 0 Comments