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EFF offers to defend Carrier-IQ whistle blower from legal action

EFF offers to defend Carrier-IQ whistle blower from legal action

Privacy is very important to most of us in the tech world. We don’t want carriers following our every step online or in the real world. One Android user gong by the name TrevE discovered a violation for the Android user's privacy being conducted by the Carrier-IQ tracking software a while back. The user then went on to warn all the other Android users out there what he had found.

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Acer announces unlocked Liquid Jade Z, Liquid Z410 for the US

Acer announces unlocked Liquid Jade Z, Liquid Z410 for the US

Acer has just revealed that two affordable Android-powered phones are coming the US between now and next month, the Liquid Jade Z and the Liquid Z410. With 64-bit quad-core processor and 4G LTE connectivity, both models will available unlocked, allowing users to make their own choice of carrier. The Liquid Jade Z has a starting price of $229, while the Liquid Z410 starts at $129, so neither will be breaking the bank.

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FCC now talking to all carriers about throttling bandwidth

FCC now talking to all carriers about throttling bandwidth

In the wake of Verizon throttling its heaviest unlimited data users, the FCC sent a letter to the carrier asking for clarification. Though it’s not known if other carriers are doing so, the FCC is nonetheless interested. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has announced they’re discussing this with all other carriers to find out if throttling is a “thing” or not.

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Acer Liquid Jade smartphone revealed with Leap wearable

Acer Liquid Jade smartphone revealed with Leap wearable

Acer has shown off its new flagship smartphone, the Liquid Jade, along with a companion wearable, the Liquid Leap. The new smartphone has "no sharp surfaces," Acer says, with a Gorilla Glass fascia that curves into the edges, and will work alongside the Leap wristband that tracks fitness as well as showing notifications like calls and messages on its integrated display.

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HTC One M8 Unlocked and Developer Editions: for carrier-agnostics

HTC One M8 Unlocked and Developer Editions: for carrier-agnostics

Right off the bat HTC is going all-in with the HTC One M8 here in New York City, aiming to release every different edition of the handset as quick as possible. What you’re seeing here is a concentrated effort by HTC to show confidence in their device - rather than waiting a period of time before releasing oddities like the Google Play Edition or carrier editions, they’re all coming at once. This includes the HTC One M8 Developer Edition and SIM-unlocked editions as well.

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Moto X customizability breaks out: Moto Maker up for all carriers

Moto X customizability breaks out: Moto Maker up for all carriers

For each of the four major carriers in the United States, the Moto X is able to be ordered custom-colored and configured through the Moto Maker engine. This update comes to the system just this week - finally - after AT&T had been the one and only carrier this system worked with since launch. The price of each version of the machine is now the same for each carrier so long as its through Moto Maker as well.

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iOS 7 Hotspot 2.0 adds WiFi roaming for ubiquitous connections

iOS 7 Hotspot 2.0 adds WiFi roaming for ubiquitous connections

iPhones and iPads running Apple's new iOS 7 later this year may be able to roam more easily between WiFi hotspots, thanks to quietly added support for Hotspot 2.0. The feature, confirmed among the new functionality in iOS 7 that Apple didn't have sufficient keynote time to detail yesterday, builds on the Wi-Fi Alliance's "Certified Passpoint" system, effectively a simple roaming system for WiFi access points.

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HTC One leaks in black with carrier pricing

HTC One leaks in black with carrier pricing

This week the HTC One has leaked once again, this time in a lovely black iteration complete with price points on three of the top four major carriers in the United States. This bodes well for the manufacturer as their launch with the HTC One X and HTC One S from a bit less than a year ago ended up not doing as well as they'd expected, largely due to carrier exclusives - rather than the wide release we're seeing here, that is. Will this be HTC's return to prominence with a single smartphone to rule them all?

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AT&T Galaxy S III Preorder includes unique Red option

AT&T Galaxy S III Preorder includes unique Red option

Now that the big four mobile service providers have become the big five as far as Samsung is concerned, it's more important than ever to differentiate one's self from the pack - which is why AT&T is bringing a red iteration of the Galaxy S III to the table this summer. AT&T is one of the top four mobile carriers in the United States, while U.S. Cellular joins the pack this time around for one fabulous launch of Samsung's new flagship. AT&T's contribution is a device that's essentially the same as the other carrier's are presenting, only this time it's got AT&T's 4G LTE as well.

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