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Cheaper LTE smartphones on the way thanks to new Snapdragon chip

They will be out during the first half of next year

Apple lays groundwork for global LTE roaming with new iPhones

The company has in some cases almost tripled the number LTE bands on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus


Ericsson accelerates indoor LTE speed to 300Mbps

The company's new base station supports LTE-Advanced and Wi-Fi

HTC ships Desire 510 with 64-bit processor, but isn't sure users can take advantage of it

The smartphone will be available in both the U.S. and Europe

For Verizon, VoLTE means video calls, HD voice and Alaska

Carriers are slowly moving toward LTE for voice calls, but 3G isn't going away soon

Study disputes predictions of coming spectrum crunch

Mobile traffic growth has often been slower than predictions by several analysts, the paper says

LTE in Wi-Fi spectrum shows great potential, says NTT DoCoMo

But the growing popularity of Wi-Fi means LTE isn't necessarily needed, according to analyst

FCC requires emergency texting services from carriers, texting apps

The commission votes to require mobile carriers and texting apps to adopt text-to-911 functionality

Public Knowledge readies complaint on mobile traffic throttling

The digital rights group plans a net neutrality complaint against the four largest US carriers

Sprint moves on CEO, T-Mobile bid signal transition

The mobile carrier's next moves are unclear, analysts say

Senate committee: Mobile phone 'cramming' widespread, profits carriers

Unauthorized third-party billing has cost U.S. mobile phone customers hundreds of millions of dollars, a report says

LTE network for US public safety taking it one step at a time

The FirstNet system will help agencies work together, but it isn't going up tomorrow

13 Android Tools for Web Developers

Android mobile devices, while not typically thought of as places where development work gets done, can offer surprisingly useful apps to help developers get the job done, anywhere.

HP’s giant ProLiant: The good, the bad, the UEFI

Massive 60-core DL580 Gen8 challenges big iron from IBM, Oracle

US senators introduce bill to expand Wi-Fi spectrum

The legislation directs the FCC to study whether to open up spectrum now designed for intelligent car communications

Galaxy S5 gets QHD display and latest Snapdragon processor, but only in South Korea

The new the Galaxy S5 LTE-A also offers download speeds up to 225Mbps

LTE and GSM are getting hitched thanks to new technology

Using advanced spectrum sharing, basic voice services can live on while broadband speeds increase

Qualcomm chip combines Wi-Fi and LTE in the office and at home

The FSM90xx will show up in products during the second half of next year

Global mobile roaming hub accessible from the Internet and vulnerable, researchers find

The GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) network, which carries roaming traffic among hundreds of mobile operators worldwide, contains Internet-reachable hosts that run vulnerable and unnecessary services, recent security scans reveal.

10 Google Glass Etiquette Dos and Don'ts

There's not necessarily a right or wrong way to use Google Glass, but there are certainly smart and not-so-smart ways. CIO.com's own Glass Explorer Al Sacco shares 10 Glass etiquette dos and don'ts.

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