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Sony PS Vita up for pre-order with Dec 31 release

Sony PS Vita up for pre-order with Dec 31 release

The Sony PS Vita - the company's replacement to the PSP - has gone up for pre-order at Amazon, with the retailer suggesting a December 31 2011 ship date in the US. Both Amazon's US and UK sites are offering the Vita, each having the WiFi-only and WiFi + 3G versions up for grabs. Pricing starts at $249.99 in the US and £229.99 in the UK.

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MacBook Pro 3G Revealed in eBay Listing

MacBook Pro 3G Revealed in eBay Listing

It's not often that a device of this disturbing a magnitude gets through a month or two being under wraps - much less several years. That appears to be the case though, as this eBay listing shows a MacBook Pro with not only a place inside the laptop to insert a SIM card, but a rather ugly slide-up antenna protruding from the side of the display half of the device as well. This device dates back to 2007, while Apple has yet to produce a laptop with any sort of mobile capabilities other than Wi-Fi connectivity - currently users must purchase mobile hotspots or flip the ON switch for their mobile hotspots on their iPhones.

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Vodafone halts Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G pre-orders while other retailers push ahead

Vodafone halts Galaxy Tab 10.1 3G pre-orders while other retailers push ahead

Vodafone UK has denied reports that it has cancelled pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, though it has ceased taking further orders while the Apple preliminary injunction prevents sales of the Honeycomb slate in most European countries. While the tablet is still present on Vodafone's "coming soon" page, it now only allows would-be buyers to register their interest. Read on after the cut for Vodafone's official statement.

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Fusion Garage “Grid10” JooJoo 2 tablet clears FCC with AT&T 3G

Fusion Garage “Grid10” JooJoo 2 tablet clears FCC with AT&T 3G

What looks to be Fusion Garage's JooJoo 2 has been caught clearing the FCC, the company's second attempt at the fast-growing tablet segment. Details on the currently unnamed tablet are scant, thanks to a confidentiality agreement that lifts at the end of November, though the test report does confirm the device to be a "smart mobile tablet PC" with dualband WCDMA/HSDPA, WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR.

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AT&T Throttling Heavy-Use Unlimited Data Subscribers In Early October

AT&T Throttling Heavy-Use Unlimited Data Subscribers In Early October

If you're an AT&T customer still holding onto an unlimited data plan, you may start noticing some changes in the coming months. It's rumored that AT&T will begin throttling data speeds for its heavy-use unlimited data subscribers starting the first week of October. This could be another sign that the iPhone 5 is indeed landing in September and that AT&T is anticipating major data network congestion soon thereafter.

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Motorola XOOM 4G LTE Upgrade Confirmed For September

Motorola XOOM 4G LTE Upgrade Confirmed For September

Motorola XOOM 3G customers who have been patiently waiting for the promised 4G LTE upgrade, have gotten a little worried in recent months as rumors emerged that the company was pushing a new tablet and leaving previous customers in the cold. Well, thankfully that's not the case and the company has just begun sending out emails to confirm with customers that the upgrade will be happening sometime in September.

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Verizon Unlimited 3G Customers Can Upgrade To 4G, Keep Unlimited, And Add $30 Tether

Verizon Unlimited 3G Customers Can Upgrade To 4G, Keep Unlimited, And Add $30 Tether

Verizon's new tiered data plans officially kicked in yesterday with four packages ranging from $10 per month for a meager 75MB to $80 per month for 10GB. It's a bummer for new customers here on, but if you were lucky enough to have snagged a 3G unlimited plan earlier, there's some surprising good news.

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iPod touch 3G tipped for September: Data-only 3G radio

iPod touch 3G tipped for September: Data-only 3G radio

While we've been fielding rumors of iPhone 5's and iPad HD's of late, let's not forget the iPod touch, itself due for a refresh in September. Rumors regarding what the fifth-gen touch could offer have been thin on the ground so far, but Applespot.nl claims the PMP will, in fact, be the much-requested iPod touch 3G, adding a data-only cellular connection to the touchscreen media-player.

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Sharp 7-inch Galapagos and Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 tablets clear FCC

Sharp 7-inch Galapagos and Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 tablets clear FCC

Details of two compact Android tablets have turned up at the FCC, with both the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Sharp 7-inch "EB-W71LJ-H" Galapagos slate crossing through testing. According to the FCC, the 8.9-inch Galaxy Tab will have AT&T 3G support, unlike its 10.1-inch sibling which hit the market last month in WiFi-only form.

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Isabella Products 3G Photo Frame hits Europe in early 2012

Isabella Products 3G Photo Frame hits Europe in early 2012

Isabella Products - the firm behind the Vizit 3G-enabled photo frame and the Isabella Mini 3G dongle to turn your TV or dumb digital photo frame into a wirelessly-connected photo viewer - has confirmed it's bringing its range to Europe, with the UK, Germany, Italy and Spain the first to get their hands on the connected kit. The Euro Vizit and Mini will use Vodafone's network when they arrive in early 2012, allowing owners to send photos wirelessly either direct from their smartphones or via email.

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Sony VAIO Z Series: 13.3″ Ultraportable with Light Peak dock

Sony VAIO Z Series: 13.3″ Ultraportable with Light Peak dock

Sony has unveiled its latest performance ultraportable, the Sony VAIO Z Series, tipping the scales at under 1.2kg but still offering - thanks to a docking station that uses the same Intel Thunderbolt connection technology as Apple recently adopted - solid graphics performance with an external video card. The new 13.1-inch 1600 x 900 notebook runs up to a Core i7-2620M 2.7GHz processor paired with up to 8GB of DDR3 memory and up to a 256GB SSD, while the Sony Power Media Dock VGP-PRZ20C/VGP-PRZ20A packs an AMD Radeon HD 6650M graphics card with 1GB of dedicated memory, a choice of DVD or Blu-ray drives, and support for a further two simultaneous monitors.

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Verizon Claimed As Fastest Mobile Network For 2011, AT&T Strong In Rural America

Verizon Claimed As Fastest Mobile Network For 2011, AT&T Strong In Rural America

We all know by now that not all 4G is created equal. And with more and more of us relying on fast and reliable data connections these days as our lives revolve around accessing the internet and staying connected while on the move, its important to know how our network options stack up against each other. PC Mag took this to task with their road test of eight 3G and 4G networks in 21 U.S. cities.

[Above: Nationwide results]

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