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iPhone 5 will come in different GSM and CDMA versions

iPhone 5 will come in different GSM and CDMA versions

We know now that the iPhone 5 will be launching in multiple regions around the world on hundreds of different carriers, and in order to make the iPhone compatible with everyone's LTE networks, Apple will be launching two different models of the newest iDevice. One of these models will support GSM, while the other will support CDMA. That's in contrast to the iPhone 4S, which had support for both included under the hood.

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QGate GSM and RF home automation demonstrated

QGate GSM and RF home automation demonstrated

A company called QGate is showing off its new home automation devices that use GSM and RF to communicate. What you get when you buy the QGate system is a European-style outlet box that plugs into an outlet, with its own outlet on the front allowing you to control things from anywhere you can get a web connection using an app. The outlet kit sells for about €50.

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GSM standard has flaw that allows crooks to take over phones

GSM standard has flaw that allows crooks to take over phones

The GSM standard is widely used on mobile phones of all kinds depending on the carrier you are on. A security researcher is claiming that a flaw in the GSM standard has been discovered that could be exploited by criminals and hackers to give them control of the device. Once that control was going that hacker could force the phone to make calls or send text messages.

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Verizon iPhone 4S SIM unlock rules clarified as Sprint reports total lockdown

Verizon iPhone 4S SIM unlock rules clarified as Sprint reports total lockdown

When the first iPhone 4S story was written here on SlashGear announcing said device, it was entitled iPhone 4S World Phone revealed - as it turns out, that doesn't mean the same thing to all carriers here in the United States. What we've got for you here is an official statement from Verizon outlining exactly how their iPhone 4S can be unlocked, just as it should be, when you're planning on traveling abroad. On the other hand, Sprint today confirms that they have no such plans to reveal the process to unlock their iPhone 4S because with them, no such ability exists!

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HP Pre 3 Hits FCC, Now A World Phone

HP Pre 3 Hits FCC, Now A World Phone

The HP Pre 3 is the much anticipated second smartphone to be running the new WebOS, just after the recently launched HP Veer 4G. The last time the HP Pre 3 hit the FCC last month, the device looked like it would only be released for AT&T. But today, a new version of the HP Pre 3 has hit FCC, that suggests it will be a world phone with support for several additional bands.

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iPhone 5 a World Phone with GSM/CDMA spills Verizon

iPhone 5 a World Phone with GSM/CDMA spills Verizon

Red faces and angry Apple phone calls this morning, as one of Verizon's executives apparently confirms that the carrier's next Apple device - which we're presuming will be the iPhone 5 - will be a "global device" with both GSM and CDMA radios. The presumably accidental revelation came during the carrier's financial results call, in which Verizon promised that around 11m iPhones would ship on the network this year.

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