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AT&T LTE Strategy Questions and Answers

AT&T LTE Strategy Questions and Answers

So you know that AT&T will be upgrading their "4G" network from HSPA+ to LTE, and you ask yourself: isn't that Verizon's 4G? My oh my, public, you've got a lot to learn about what 4G really is. AT&T aims to set you straight with a set of questions and answers, the questions asked by Sascha Segan over at PCMag and the answers come from the big blue globe itself. That's right, the entire company as a single brand answered questions this week, and here we're going to have a look at them. First up: what's the difference between 4G and 4G LTE?

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New US wireless carrier may be launching on September 26

New US wireless carrier may be launching on September 26

A new wireless carrier is reportedly coming to the US on September 26 and it could be called Personalized Wireless. A short ad aired recently hinting at the mysterious new carrier, touting a service that will be different, that will adapt to you, quietly bringing apps, rewards, and "stuff that's just right for you."

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AT&T shuts down A-List Unlimited Calling feature

AT&T shuts down A-List Unlimited Calling feature

AT&T has confirmed discontinuing its A-List program after an internal memo was leaked, revealing that the feature would shut down today for new customers. Existing customers get to keep the feature as long as they remain on a qualifying plan. The A-List was launched nearly two years ago to compete against rival offerings such as T-Mobile's myFaves.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 30 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 30 2011

Another week has come and gone in the geek world and it's time to round up some of the biggest and most important stories of the week. MySpace's founder warned Google+ to fear the filter early in the week. Tom Anderson cautioned against relying too greatly on algorithmic filtering. AMD tipped that the Xbox 720 will have Avatar levels of detail when it launches. That would make for some truly awesome video games.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 13 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 13 2011

Welcome to another SlashGear Week in Review! This week was a big one in the mobile world with CTIA underway and lots more going in. We learned that AT&T had offered to purchase T-Mobile for $39 billion. AT&T hopes to repurpose some of the T-Mobile spectrum for 4G service. The full details of the HTC Evo 3D and Evo View 4G tablet surfaced early in the week. The Evo 3D has a 4.3-inch screen and a 1.2GHz processor and should be an interesting device.

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Sprint slates AT&T acquisition plans as T-Mo goes on down-low

Sprint slates AT&T acquisition plans as T-Mo goes on down-low

Sprint has demanded US regulators look closely at the proposed AT&T takeover of T-Mobile USA, warning that the deal would "alter dramatically the structure of the communications industry" and lead to a negative impact on "innovation and robust competition." If approved, Sprint says, the combined carrier would be three times its own size, and have hitherto unseen control over backhaul and other access systems. Meanwhile, T-Mobile has pulled out from an upcoming CTIA 2011 panel, pushing out a FAQ in which it attempts to placate customers confused by the acquisition news.

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The Daily Slash: January 12, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 12, 2011

Today was a bit of a this-and-that day with news stories coming in from all manner of sources on oh... leaks and bust-ups and business mergers and the like. Want a random example? Here's a Just Mobile AluPen Hands-On - that's a brand new stylus for mobile phones. Weird! Next check it out as Samsung supposedly stops an Android update from moving to a popular phone in order to promote another phone: Why Leo, Why?! Take a long glance at a review of the HTC EVO Shift 4G by my main homie Dylan Bailey. Discover a whole new worldwide communication as Google Translate for Android Introduces Conversation Mode. Be amazed at the magic of an "Industry First" promise on our fabulous Sprint Event Invite - featuring David Blaine! Discover the newness of iOS 4.3 Beta. Grab some insight from Ben Bajarin in The Impact of the Verizon iPhone on Android’s Growth. Finally, have yourselves a bit of a ASUS Eee Pad Slider & Transform hands-on with Chris Davies. You're gonna love it! All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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The Daily Slash: December 27 2010

The Daily Slash: December 27 2010

What's all going on in the tech and gadget world today? Let's have a look, shall we? First, take a look with yours truly at a hands-on and unboxing of the Lenovo IdeaPad U260, again with yours truly in a final installment in a "Week With" series on the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector (iDevices and Wrap-Up), and one more by Vincent Nguyen: a review of the OCZ Vertex 2 SSD. Got yourself a new Android phone for the holidays? Take a look at our brand new What to Get for my Android Phone or Tablet: 2010 Holiday Gifts Edition on Android Community. Take a trip down a Anti-Tech Resolutions for the New Year column with Philip Berne, a column In Praise of Anticipation (or, A Geek’s Christmas) by Chris Davies, see Evan Selleck ask the question: When Should a Developer Step In?, and Philip again with the cutest column EVER: Baby’s First iPad. See! The Samsung Vibrant and Fascinate get Android 2.2 in Canada before the rest! See! What might very well be the first whispers of a very big deal, Android TV, with a Vidtonic Android TV Build-Your-Own Kit and an Android TV Black Box Unit Spotted in Australia! See! All this and more on The Daily Slash!

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