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T-Mobile boosts HSPA+ and grabs LTE kit; iPhone support this year

T-Mobile boosts HSPA+ and grabs LTE kit; iPhone support this year

T-Mobile USA has announced the next phase of its 4G drive, with broader roll-out of HSPA+ 42Mbps service and new partners for its 2013 LTE network. The carrier has inked deals with Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks - both mainstays in the 4G industry - to LTE-capable kit at 37,000 cell sites across T-Mobile's 4G network, boosting signal quality and enhancing performance beginning in 2012. Meanwhile, T-Mobile has also seen more than 1m users sign up to the VoIP service, with each user making over ten calls on average.

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SPIGEN SGP kuel f16s and f60Q mobile batteries Hands-on

SPIGEN SGP kuel f16s and f60Q mobile batteries Hands-on

Have a peek here at some new battery packs from the folks that bring you Glas.t and some of the most lovely Apple and Android-related products on the market today. You've got the SPIGEN SGP iPhone 4 / 4S Portable Mobile Battery Pack kuel f16s Series and the SPIGEN SGP Portable Mobile Battery kuel f60Q Series - a couple of mouthfuls in name, but certainly not in size. Both of these battery packs work with the iPhone, but the larger of the two also works with any device that uses USB-cord-drawn power and works with tablets as well as smartphones!

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Walmart selling iPhone 4S as low as $114

Walmart selling iPhone 4S as low as $114

Select Walmart stores are offering a major discount on the iPhone 4S, perhaps just in time for a nice Mother's Day present. Earlier this morning, Cult of Mac reported that a Walmart location in Edmond, Oklahoma had listed the 16GB iPhone 4S for only $114. The Verge then found that another Walmart location in Austin, Texas was also offering the same deal.

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Galaxy S III S-Voice vs iPhone’s Siri Hands-on

Galaxy S III S-Voice vs iPhone’s Siri Hands-on

Now that Samsung has brought the fight to the mobile world with the Galaxy S III, it's time to focus on its voice-response abilities in S-Voice up against Apple's Siri. This is a battle that shall be waged right out of the gate, with Samsung's S-Voice capabilities starting out with a bang with the ability to open applications with Apple's Siri is already a tried-and-true cool feature to be sure. Is this going to be your deciding feature when choosing the iPhone or the Galaxy S III this summer?

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Echoer goes global: Mobile social hands-on

Echoer goes global: Mobile social hands-on

A brand new social network has just been launched in app form, based entirely in the mobile world, and we've gone hands-on right here in the Twin Cities and New York to show you how it'll change your life. This app environment is called Echoer, and it's tagline "thoughts that count" is the basis for its real-time thought and "echo" engine that'll have you exploring your world in a relatively brand new way right out of the box. This app has been in Beta in Canada for a couple of months already, now it's ready for prime time the world over.

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Apple Q2 earnings top entire history

Apple Q2 earnings top entire history

This week Apple has reported that they've topped every quarter in their entire history with a record amount of revenue of $46.33 billion, and quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion. This quarter includes everything from the iPad 2 to the iPhone 4S and shows that Apple's mobile sectors are more than successful with their computer sales staying strong - with 128 percent unit growth for smartphones from a year ago in smartphones and tablets and a 26 percent upward trend since last year in desktop computing.

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iPhone dominates AT&T Q1 2012

iPhone dominates AT&T Q1 2012

AT&T sold 5.5m smartphones at the start of the year and saw data revenues surge almost a fifth year-on-year, the carrier revealed in its Q1 2012 financial results today, with revenues and income both up. The company saw $31.8 billion in consolidated revenues, up $575 million from last year, and with wireless revenues up 5.4-percent year-on-year to $16.1bn; wireless data revenues contributed $6.1bn of that, climbing a full billion from Q1 2011. Meanwhile 4.3m iPhones were activated in the quarter.

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iPhone 5 set to bounce

iPhone 5 set to bounce

Back in 2010, Apple attained the IP rights to a technology which it may very well be using in a unibody design for its next generation iPhone 5. This new smartphone, code-named iPhone 5 for now due to legacy naming conventions and the fact that no Apple product is really real until they themselves announce it, has been tipped by several sources this week as having parts made with Liquidmetal technology. What could this mean for the iPhone 5 and its ability to take on the rest of the high-end smartphone world this year?

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Verizon: We sold more iPhones in Q1 than all LTE phones

Verizon: We sold more iPhones in Q1 than all LTE phones

Verizon has spilled the beans on iPhone sales, announcing during the carrier's Q1 2012 financial results call that it has sold 3.2m of Apple's smartphones. The news means a dip in iPhone sales from Q4 2011, where Verizon announced it had sold 4.2m of the handsets, though a rise year-on-year. Back in Q1 2011, the carrier sold 2.2m of the CDMA iPhone 4. In fact, Apple sales continue to overshadow 4G LTE adoption.

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