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  • Orange reveals its iPad 3G data plans
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    Orange reveals its iPad 3G data plans

    By 7 May 2010

    You've had a look at the iPad prices and you've done your sums. You can just about afford the 3G version, but only if the data plans aren't too expensive. If only one of the networks would release the details, you'd be able to relax. Well, you're in luck...

  • 3G iPads due on 30 April
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    3G iPads due on 30 April

    By 20 April 2010

    Apple has announced that customers who've pre-ordered iPads that come with 3G capabilities will be receiving them on 30 April, and that its shops will begin selling them at 5pm that day. The release follows the availability of iPads that only contained...

  • iPhone's 3G download limit upped
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    iPhone's 3G download limit upped

    By 19 February 2010

    If reports coming in are correct, Apple has raised the maximum file size that can be downloaded over a 3G connection before it demands that you hook your handset up to a Wi-Fi network instead. The limit appears to have been raised from 10MB to 20MB. The...

  • Qualcomm promises 3G cars from Audi
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    Qualcomm promises 3G cars from Audi

    By 15 February 2010

    Chip-maker Qualcomm has revealed that it'll soon be outfitting Audi cars with 3G. The announcement was made at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and will introduce a new mobile media interface to cars, along with a navigation system based on Google...

  • HP announces Compaq AirLife 100 Android-based touch smartbook
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    HP announces Compaq AirLife 100 Android-based touch smartbook

    By 12 February 2010

    HP has announced the launch of the Compaq AirLife 100, a new Android-based smartbook, for want of a better word, that's due to launch via Telefonica (so O2 in the UK) this spring. Looking very much like a proof of concept we saw at CES, with Qualcomm's...

  • Broadcom's new 3G chip announced for faster, cheaper phones
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    Broadcom's new 3G chip announced for faster, cheaper phones

    By 8 February 2010

    Broadcom has announced the launch of a new processor and radio frequency transceiver for mobile phones that will rival Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor and claims to enable the production of "high-speed, low cost smartphone devices".   The new 65nm HSUPA...

  • VIDEO: 3G calling coming soon for iPhone Skype
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    VIDEO: 3G calling coming soon for iPhone Skype

    By 3 February 2010

    Skype has, as widely expected, announced that 3G calling will soon be coming to its iPhone application. The technology has been in place for some time, but until recently Apple forbade developers from using it - out of concern for either performance or...

  • Which UK operators will offer micro SIMs for the Apple iPad?
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    Which UK operators will offer micro SIMs for the Apple iPad?

    By 29 January 2010

    That the iPad is to offer its 3G connectivity via a "micro SIM" card isn't some necessary hardware requirement - the device is plenty big enough to boast a full-size SIM - it's Apple's way of throwing a bone to mobile phone operators after announcing...

  • 3 boasts better 3G coverage
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    3 boasts better 3G coverage

    By 27 January 2010

    3 has announced it has activated its 10,000th 3G site this week as a site in Shooters Hill, South East London, went online bringing better 3G coverage and more capacity to the area. The site was added to the network as part of an expansion drive that...

  • Google, T-Mobile "investigating" Nexus One's 3G issues
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    Google, T-Mobile "investigating" Nexus One's 3G issues

    By 11 January 2010

    Following reports from early adopters that Google's new Nexus One is not working well on T-Mobile USA, the operator has now confirmed, via a forum post, that the issue is being investigated. "Google and T-Mobile are investigating this issue and hope to...

  • New 3G Cool-er ebook reader announced
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    New 3G Cool-er ebook reader announced

    By 10 December 2009

    Americans are getting yet another ebook reader with the news that a new Cool-er ebook reader from Interead has been announced that brings 3G connectivity to the range. The Cool-er 3G ereader will get a debut exclusively on the AT&T network in the States...

  • 3 calls foul over Orange 3G coverage claims on iPhone launch day
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    3 calls foul over Orange 3G coverage claims on iPhone launch day

    By 10 November 2009

    It seems Vodafone is not the only operator to get its claws out in a timely manner as Orange becomes the second operator to offer the iPhone in the UK, as 3 has revealed - on the day of the Orange iPhone launch - it has put in a formal complaint to the...

  • Top 5 PAYG phones for under £50
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    Top 5 PAYG phones for under £50

    By 27 October 2009

    We're not all made of money. Some of us might just be after a cheap phone that works - maybe a second handset or perhaps something to buy as a present. Whatever your need, if it's budget you're after then that's exactly what we're bringing you today from...

  • iRex DR800SG ebook reader
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    iRex DR800SG ebook reader

    By 23 September 2009

    iRex has entered the consumer ebook reader space with the launch of the DR800SG and Pocket-lint was hands on at the New York launch to give it a quick glance over to grab some photos. The device sports an 8-inch screen, 3G connectivity for downloading...

  • iRex DR800SG, how does it compare to the other ebook readers?
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    iRex DR800SG, how does it compare to the other ebook readers?

    By 23 September 2009

    iRex is the latest player to enter the ebook market with the launch of the iRex DR800SG, but how does it compare to the other main competitors on the market? In an attempt to boast an open approach and show you how it fairs against the other digital readers,...

  • 8.1-inch iRex DR800SG ebook reader officially announced
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    8.1-inch iRex DR800SG ebook reader officially announced

    By 23 September 2009

    A new ebook reader has hit the American market as iRex Technologies has officially announced the launch of its 8.1-inch DR800SG - a direct rival to Amazon's Kindles and Sony's Readers. With a pen-based touchscreen and 3G wireless capabilities for OTA...

  • Sony Reader Daily Edition ebook goes 3G
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    Sony Reader Daily Edition ebook goes 3G

    By 25 August 2009

    Sony might have already launched two ebook readers at the beginning of August, but that hasn't stopped the company launching yet another new model as the battle for the ebook market heats up. The new reader is called the Daily Edition Reader, is priced...

  • Nokia Booklet 3G announced
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    Nokia Booklet 3G announced

    By 24 August 2009

    As has been rumoured, Nokia has now officially announced its entry into the netbook market with the launch of the Windows-based Nokia "Booklet 3G". The phone manufacturer states that its 10-inch Booklet offers a full-function PC inside an ultra-portable...

  • SlingPlayer 1.1 for iPhone includes 3G streaming
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    SlingPlayer 1.1 for iPhone includes 3G streaming

    By 11 August 2009

    SlingMedia, the company behind the SlingBox multimedia streaming solution, has updated its iPhone App to 1.1, and has submitted it to Apple for approval. The previous version of the software, which showed up in May, only allowed streaming over Wi-Fi,...

  • Ofcom publishes 3G coverage maps for UK operators
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    Ofcom publishes 3G coverage maps for UK operators

    By 8 July 2009

    Ofcom has published some maps that it cooked up earlier this year, which predict 3G coverage from the five major mobile network operators - O2, Orange, T-Mobile, Vodafone and 3. The maps were put together by estimating coverage from theoretical predictions,...

  • Mobile Fun launches mobile broadband signal boosters
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    Mobile Fun launches mobile broadband signal boosters

    By 19 June 2009

    Mobile Fun has launched a range of signal boosters that it claims will help to solve the problem of weak 3G mobile broadband reception. The company has a range of "clip antennas" for mobile broadband dongles that are said to give them an extra boost to...

  • Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 announced
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    Lenovo IdeaPad S10-2 announced

    By 13 May 2009

    Following last year's launch of the S10 netbook, the first from the company, Lenovo has now announced a new and improved model in the form of the IdeaPad S10-2. With the option of 3G connectivity, the next-gen model is thinner and lighter than the original...

  • Zeebo console for emerging markets launches in Brazil
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    Zeebo console for emerging markets launches in Brazil

    By 24 March 2009

    Zeebo, described as the first affordable 3D video game console designed specifically for emerging global markets, is shipping in Brazil now for around $200. The console features a secure 3G wireless game delivery that the companies behind the system say...

  • Vodafone drops price of Dell Inspirion Mini 9 contracts
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    Vodafone drops price of Dell Inspirion Mini 9 contracts

    By 9 March 2009

    Vodafone is now offering the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 with built-in mobile broadband at "new improved prices". From today, customers can save a fiver a month with the two new 24-month tariffs. The cheapest option now comes in at £20 per month and sees the...

  • Archos announces slimline 3G 10s, tablet, MIDs
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    Archos announces slimline 3G 10s, tablet, MIDs

    By 16 February 2009

    Archos has announced a collaboration with Intel to develop and bring to market its new generation of "MiniPCs" based on the Intel Atom processor as well as Intel's next-gen "Moorestown" platform. As well as the already-announced Archos 10, a 10-inch netbook...