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Start thinking about 5G wireless
By David Goldman @CNNMoneyTech March 8, 2012: 5:41 AM ET 5G technology is going to bring a wireless Internet of 'things,' rather than just phones and tablets. BARCELONA, Spain (CNNMoney) -- Just as consumers are wrapping their heads around 4G, ...

Apple unveils 4G LTE pricing for the new iPad
by Don Reisinger March 8, 2012 5:06 AM PST It says AT&T customers will be paying $14.99 and up for access to that company's LTE, while Verizon Wireless customers will pay at least $20 a month. Apple has revealed 4G LTE pricing for its new iPad.

UniversalDetection Technology Unveils the Smartphone Application for Its ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LOS ANGELES, CA, Mar 08, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Universal Detection Technology( ) (OBB:UNDT) , a developer of early-warning monitoring technologies that protect against biological, chemical, and radiological threats, ...

LTE downloads of HD video on new iPad could cause sticker shock
Jack Gold, an analyst at J. Gold Associates said companies paying monthly fees for 3G and 4G LTEservices for iPads from either Verizon Wireless of AT&T may want to set policies restricting downloading of data-rich materials, such as HD movies.

iOS 5.1 software upgrades iPhones to '4G'
After the iOS 5.1 software update, many iPhone owners are noticing that the "3G" icons on their devices have changed into "4G" icons. When Apple announced the new iPad on Wednesday, it also revealed that iOS and iTunes updates are now available.

iPad Rivals Fire Back
It compared the Android Twitter application as realized on the Tab 10.1 to the Twitter app for the iPad. Apple said that Twitter for the Tab 10.1 looks like a blown-up smartphone app, and that the text is too tiny. This is essentially the truth.

iOS 5.1 update brings 4G label to iPhone 4S on AT&T's network
Disconnect from Wi-Fi, and the Wi-Fi signal spot is instead used to show the network type you're currently connected to. Starting with iOS 5.1, where AT&T iPhone 4S customers used to see the 3G label, they now see 4G instead.

New iPad gets crisper screen, 4G speed, other enhancements
As with the previous iPad, the new iPad starts at $499 for a Wi-Fi-only model with 16 gigabytes of storage and jumps to $599 for a 32 GB version and $699 for 64 GB. Models that can provide speedy 4G data access when Wi-Fi isn't available go for $629,...


Verizon Wireless Enhances 4G LTE Network Coverage in Bow, New Hampshire
BOW, NH -- Verizon Wireless, operator of the nation's largest 4G LTE wireless network, recently activated new 4G LTE service in Bow, New Hampshire. This private investment further expands 4G LTE coverage in Bow. Within Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE service ...

What LTE means for Apple's new iPad
Apple will sell two different LTE-equipped iPads—one for AT&T's network and one for Verizon's. That means that in the US the third-generation iPad comes in 18 versions, like the iPad 2: Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi plus Verizon 3G/4G, and Wi-Fi plus AT&T 2G/3G/4G ...


New iPad 4G data connection will only work in America
The "New iPad" is Apple's first foray into LTE, the standard the world at large considers to be 4G, but despite conforming to that standard it can use either Verizon or AT&T networks, not both: and it won't be able to use LTE connectivity anywhere else ...

Apple to stay ahead of rivals with faster iPad: analysts
"Apple's ability to increase the screen resolution, graphics capabilities, and integrate 4G LTE without compromising battery life on the new iPad will be a key differentiator versus the competition and a tough act to follow," JP Morgan Securities ...

US smartphone penetration reaches 100 million
TG Daily
According to leading mobile research firm Comscore, as of January there 101.3 million people with a service subscription enacted on a smartphone. According to the group,Android was the leading platform, following by Apple. The exact statistics are as ...

TG Daily

1 in 2 US smartphone users carry an Android
A new report reveals Google's Android smartphones now make up nearly half of the handsets carried by the US's 101 million smartphone subscribers, while about another third use iPhones. In the data released by comScore, Android took up a 48.6 percent of ...

You should still consider a 4G Apple iPad, I bought one myself
ZDNet (blog)
By Matthew Miller | March 8, 2012, 4:30am PST Summary: More phones can be used for tethering and carriers are supporting it on my data plans, but there are still valid reasons for paying the $129 premium for 4G on the new iPad. I ordered my new iPad,...
ZDNet (blog)

Apple's New iPad: 2 Missing Features
By Damon Brown, PCWorld Mar 8, 2012 6:45 AM The new iPad includes a higher-resolution display,4G LTE capabilities and a bunch of expected features but Apple's latest device comes up short in the excitement department. The iPad hit many of the expected ...

4G LTE in the UK: what you need to know
PC Advisor
It's LTE 4G. The LTE stands for Long Term Evolution, and the 4G part is a bit of a lie. Back in 2009 it was determined that the 4G standard would offer 100Mbit/s when you are moving (say in a car) and 1 Gbit/s when you are standing still.

ComScore: Android and iOS up, RIM and Microsoft down
In terms of platform market share, Android and iOS still hold first and second place, with both making more inroads. Android is up 2.3%, holding almost half the total market share at 48.6%. iOSmeanwhile jumps to 29.5%. RIM and Microsoft continue to ...

New iPad: Better display, 4G connectivity
But other rumors did end up panning out Wednesday: The next iPad will have a retina display, better cameras and 4G LTE connectivity. Apple Inc. unveiled the new iPad at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the same location where the first ...

Tethered Jailbreak Already Available For iOS 5.1 With Redsn0w
PCWorld (blog)
Despite iOS 5.1 being available for less than 24 hours, developers at the iPhone Dev-Team blog have already managed to get a tethered jailbreak working, using redsn0w, for non-A5 jailbreakers. The team originally posted a warning pre-Apple event, ...

Estimated shipping dates for AT&T 4G LTE iPads begin slipping to March 19
Apple Insider
By Katie Marsal Suggesting strong demand for the new iPad at launch, shipping estimates for the white 4G LTE model from AT&T have shipped to March 19 at Apple's online store. Both the 16-gigabyte and 64-gigabyte models are now advertised to ship by ...

Apple's New iPad has 4G Complications
For the 4G LTE world is rather fractured and given that that 4G connectivity is part of the point of the new model this is something of a problem. For example, you can run one of the new iPads on either the AT&T or Verizon networks in the US.

New iPad 4G LTE little use outside of North America
Apple's new iPad may offer LTE hardware in its international editions, but frequency restrictions mean the 4G connectivity will likely go untapped outside of North America. The new iPad WiFi + 4G put up for pre-order in Europe yesterday supports the ...


Has iOS 5.1 squashed the iPhone battery bug?
ZDNet (blog)
By Adrian Kingsley-Hughes | March 8, 2012, 3:36am PST Well, it's early days really, given that I've only had iOS 5.1 on my iPhone for a few hours. However, given that I noticed the initial battery bug within hours of installing iOS 5, ...

iOS 5.1: Using the New Lock Screen Camera
The Mac Observer
When Apple introduced iOS 5, one of the many new features the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch software update included was the ability to snap photos from the lock screen, no need for pass codes. With the release of iOS 5.1, the way you access the camera ...

The Mac Observer

U.S. now home to 100 million smartphone users, says new report
Mobile Burn
Unsurprisingly, Android and iOS were the most popular platforms, with Android claiming 48.6 percent of the market (a 2.3 point increase from October) and iOS owning 29.5 percent (a 1.4 point increase). RIM's BlackBerry OS continues to lose share in the ...

ComScore: US subscriber count reaches 100 million, Android and ...
By Brad Molen
Oh, ComScore. Every month you come out with a new market share report for smartphones, and every month it seems to offer the same theme: Android and iOS.

iOS 5.1 Update: Siri Speaks Japanese; Voice Dictation Comes To ...
By Rip Empson
The iPad 2 is also getting a price drop, to $399, and Apple announced a slew of new updates to existing products, including movie support for iCloud, iPhoto is coming to iOS, along with an update for iOS 5. Yes, iOS 5.1 will be available for ...

PSA: The Android Market isn't missing, just look for “Play Store ...
By Cory Gunther
Or the Android Market is no longer on my phone, what the crap Motorola. This is a public service announcement for all those that missed the news (newbies) that Google has actually replaced theAndroid Market with what they are calling ...
Android Community

iOS 5.1 adds a 4G indicator for AT&T customers - TUAW
By Kelly Hodgkins
iPhone owners on AT&T had a surprise waiting for them when they installed iOS 5.1 today. ...Though HSPA+ is technically not a 4G technology like LTE, it is faster than Verizon's 3G network. ...Actually, what the ITU said is that 4G is really an undefined term, and while what they consider "true"4G is something that meets the IMT-Advanced requirements (which LTE doesn't), 4G could also be applied to forerunner technologies (like LTE, WiMax, and other evolved 3G technologies) that ...
TUAW - The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Who needs iPhone 4S LTE when you've got iOS 5.1?
By Joe Wilcox
Upgrading to iOS 5.1, which Apple released today, changed that cute signal indicator from 3G to 4G. What an upgrade! All for free, too. But wait! My speed test isn't any faster. It's still slow mo as ever. I conducted three speed tests in a row from ...

iOS 5.1 Adds '4G' Indicator to iPhone 4S Status Bar for AT&T HSPA+ ...
By Eric Slivka
While short of the data speeds seen with LTE networks now rolling out, AT&T and other carriers have also referred to their HSPA+ networks using 4G as a marketing terms to distinguish the standard's faster performance relative to older 3G ...
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Apple's iPad 4G LTE plan pricing detailed: Watch your speeds ...
By Kevin C. Tofel
Apple's new iPad includes support for LTE mobile broadband, with 3G fallback. That's good to know, but one bit of information Apple neglected to share was the pricing plans for the LTE service from AT&T and Verizon. Here's the plan data, directly from the Apple Store. ... Note that the tethering option isn't detailed yet; I expect it's a $20 monthly fee to share your iPad's data with other Wi-Fidevices. Related research and analysis from GigaOM Pro: Subscriber content. Sign up for a free ...

4G iPad 3 confirmed | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
The confirmation for the 4G iPad 3 has been depicted as “MD369LL/A – IPAD WI-FI 4G 16GBLACK – USA.” in the inventory system, and this also means that the 4G LTE iPad 3 will be making its way around the globe instead of being an US ...

Apple Announces iPhoto for iOS
By Christina Warren
More than just a revamped version of the “Photos” app of iOS of yore, iPhoto for iOS is designed to allow photographers of all strengths to quickly edit photos on the fly. .... It is available March 16 in black and white, powered by A5X chip (with quad-core graphics) and supports 4G LTE networks. It's 9.4 millimeters thick and 1.4 pounds. Wi-Fi only iPads cost $499 for 16 GB, $599 32 GB and $699 for 64 GB, while 4G versions cost $629 for 16 GB, $729 32 GB and $829 for 64 GB.

Proof That Android Tablets Are Running Out Of Ways To Fight The ...
By Steve Kovach
It's a spec comparison of the new iPad and Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 10.1, an Androidtablet that comes with a stylus like the Galaxy Note smartphone. If you needed proof that Androidtablet manufacturers are running out of ways to ...

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This is the official YouTube channel of Motorola Mobility Europe. ... leading Motorola XOOM tablet range and Android smartphones like Motorola RAZR, ATRIX, ... One look may not be enough for this beautifully designed Android Smartphone.

Apple - The new iPad - Now with ultrafast 4G LTE connectivity.
iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G connects to fast data networks around the world — up to 4G LTE. So you can download, browse, and stream at blazing-fast speeds.

Multimedia Station for DROID by Motorola - Overview - Motorola ...
Multimedia Station for DROID by Motorola charges your phone while it displays time, local weather, a slide show, ... MOTOROLA XYBOARD with WIFI 10.1 ...

Android Market checks out, Google Play moves in - Yahoo! News
Beginning Tuesday, the Android Market will be known as the Google Play Store. ... Since it opened in October 2008, the Android Market had steadily grown ...

iOS 5.1 Now Available with Japanese Siri, Camera Enhancements ...
Following Apple's announcement that iOS 5.1 would debut today, the software update is now available for existing iOS devices. Among the notable...

iOS 5.1 Update Released: Apple Announces New iOS Features At ...
Apple has made iOS 5.1, the newest version of its mobile operating system ... Well, if your iPad or iPhone is already running a version of iOS 5, and you're connected to a WiFi network, ... Google Play Store: Android Market Rebranded, Redesigned .... my iPad 2, because the iOS 5.1 update didn't change the 3G badge to 4G.

iOS 5.1 available now: Japanese language support for Siri, photo ...
Apple just announced iOS 5.1 at its iPad event today, and among the most significant ... Go. Previous Story Google looking to sell Motorola's cable box unit?

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