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  • Nokia Ace to kick off 4G Windows Phone 7 action?
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    Nokia Ace to kick off 4G Windows Phone 7 action?

    By 30 December 2011

    It's full steam ahead for the Windows Phone 7 revolution it seems, with 4G fun coming next year, kicking off with the Nokia Ace. The Ace is one of three LTE-compatible handsets that Windows blogger Paul Thurrott has named on his site that he says will...

  • AT&T set for 4G boost after $1.9 billion Qualcomm deal
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    AT&T set for 4G boost after $1.9 billion Qualcomm deal

    By 23 December 2011

    It has been an expensive week for AT&T. Not only did the telecom giant have to fork out $4 billion after its T-Mobile takeover was cancelled, it has now handed almost $2 billion over to Qualcomm to purchase the lower 700 MHz D and E block (channel 55...

  • AT&T's T-Mobile takeover cancelled
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    AT&T's T-Mobile takeover cancelled

    By 20 December 2011

    It was looking unlikely last month when Julius Genachowski, the FCC Chairman, said that the merger did not meet the commission’s standards for approval and now the deal is dead - AT&T has confirmed that its T-Mobile acquisition is a non-runner. In a...

  • AT&T T-Mobile merger hits stumbling block, AT&T looking at $4bn bill
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    AT&T T-Mobile merger hits stumbling block, AT&T looking at $4bn bill

    By 25 November 2011

    The mega merger that could see US mobile phone networks AT&T and T-Mobile become one in the US, looks like it isn’t going to happen after all. Although both companies say that they are continuing to pursue the sale of Deutsche Telekom owned T-Mobile’s...

  • HTC Vivid hits AT&T’s 4G network
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    HTC Vivid hits AT&T’s 4G network

    By 1 November 2011

    It's all go for AT&T and its smartphone 4G launch day. First up, we heard all about how the Skyrocket is in flight and now we can tell you about HTC's first 4G smartphone for the US network - the HTC Vivid. The Vivid hasn't quite got the engine room of...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket launches: Faster surfing on 4G LTE
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    Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket launches: Faster surfing on 4G LTE

    By 31 October 2011

    AT&T in the US has revealed the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, which not only comes packing all the features of a normal Samsung Galaxy S II, but also gets 4G LTE for speedier surfing and web downloads. The phone comes with a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus...

  • Motorola Atrix 2 offers a bigger screen, still wants docking
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    Motorola Atrix 2 offers a bigger screen, still wants docking

    By 11 October 2011

    Motorola has updated the Atrix handset, bumping the specs and cunningly calling it the Motorola Atrix 2. The new handset has been announced on AT&T in the US at CTIA in San Diego. The Motorola Atrix 2 will give you a 1GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM...

  • HTC Jetstream pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    HTC Jetstream pictures and hands-on

    By 14 September 2011

    When it comes to tablets, HTC has two. A 7-inch Gingerbread powered HTC Flyer, and the new 10-inch Honeycomb powered HTC Jetstream just announced in the US on AT&T. Keen to see how Honeycomb works on the new 10-inch model and what it looks like in the...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II lands in the USA
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    Samsung Galaxy S II lands in the USA

    By 31 August 2011

    The Samsung Galaxy S II, launched in the UK earlier in the year, has finally made it over to the US landing on the Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile networks; every one of them complete with new names to go by.  The new phones, which will all offer the same...

  • AT&T goes official for the BlackBerry Torch 9810
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    AT&T goes official for the BlackBerry Torch 9810

    By 3 August 2011

    AT&T has spilled the official beans on the device that's been doing the rumour rounds labelled as the BlackBerry Torch 2; the BlackBerry Torch 9810 - the first 4G AT&T RIM handset. The Torch 9810 is the successor to the original Torch (the 9800), bringing...

  • AT&T adds QWERTY to the Samsung Galaxy S II equation
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    AT&T adds QWERTY to the Samsung Galaxy S II equation

    By 26 July 2011

    How would you like your Samsung Galaxy S II with a physical QWERTY keyboard? That's the option that will greet AT&T customers in the US, where pics of the physical-keyboard packing handset have been leaked. Although widely available in Europe and Asia,...

  • Sony S2 tablet headed to AT&T network in the US
    Tablets

    Sony S2 tablet headed to AT&T network in the US

    By 13 July 2011

    Sony has kept details surrounding its new tablets pretty obscure, releasing juicy titbits of info via clever Rube Golberg machine teaser videos. Tech specs, release dates and pricing still remain a secret, but finally we have some network details to go...

  • 1.5GHz HP TouchPad 4G unleashed
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    1.5GHz HP TouchPad 4G unleashed

    By 13 July 2011

    HP has announced the arrival of the HP TouchPad 4G, a suped-up version of the original packing a punchier processor and 4G connectivity via AT&T. The HP TouchPad was released earlier this month in the US (it hits UK shops on 15 July) to much fanfare and...

  • Amazon Kindle price slashed by AT&T deal
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    Amazon Kindle price slashed by AT&T deal

    By 13 July 2011

    Back in May Amazon announced the 3G special offers edition of the Kindle, bringing the price down to $164 for people who were prepared to receive offers from Amazon at the bottom of the homescreen (none whilst you read) and sponsored screen savers. And...

  • HP Veer 4G dated and to launch as AT&T exclusive
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    HP Veer 4G dated and to launch as AT&T exclusive

    By 4 May 2011

    Having brought you previous hands-on shots of HP Veer 4G at MWC 2011, we now have the news that the diminutive webOS handset will be launching as an AT&T exclusive on 15 May in the US. HP, having taken over Palm, has launched a handset that brings together...

  • HTC HD7S vs HD7: Who’s got the brighter screen?
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    HTC HD7S vs HD7: Who’s got the brighter screen?

    By 22 March 2011

    HTC announced on Monday the HTC HD7S for AT&T, a variant of the HTC HD7 available already on T-Mobile in the US and O2 in the UK. The phones for all intents and purposes are identical except one small detail: the new HD7S features a Super LCD screen rather...

  • HTC HD7 becomes HTC HD7S, gets better screen, heads to AT&T
    Phones

    HTC HD7 becomes HTC HD7S, gets better screen, heads to AT&T

    By 21 March 2011

    AT&T has just announced that it will be stocking a variant of the HTC HD7 smartphone, currently available on T-Mobile USA (a company that it is in the process of buying), which it is going to call the HTC HD7S. It effectively means that the HD7S will...

  • CTIA 2011: We’re here
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    CTIA 2011: We’re here

    By 21 March 2011

    CTIA 2011, the US equivalent of Mobile World Congress, kicks off on Tuesday 22 March and Pocket-lint is in Orlando, Florida to bring you all the latest news, reviews and gossip as it happens. Standing for, well not much really, the show is run by CTIA...

  • AT&T buys T-Mobile USA, T-Mobile iPhone not part of the deal
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    AT&T buys T-Mobile USA, T-Mobile iPhone not part of the deal

    By 20 March 2011

    AT&T has announced that it will be buying the US arm of T-Mobile for $39 billion, joining the two networks together - if regulatory bodies give the go ahead. The move, say T-Mobile and AT&T, will “ensure the deployment of a robust 4G LTE network to...

  • AT&T helps out Japan effort with free calls and texts
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    AT&T helps out Japan effort with free calls and texts

    By 14 March 2011

    AT&T has announced that, for the rest of March, calls and texts to Japanese numbers from its mobile network (and also calls from its fixed lines) will be free of charge. The move is to help out US citizens trying to reach their friends and families in...

  • Nintendo 3DS gets Netflix and AT&T hotspot magic in US
    Gaming

    Nintendo 3DS gets Netflix and AT&T hotspot magic in US

    By 3 March 2011

    Nintendo has confirmed that US customers will be able to connect automatically to the Internet at more than 10,000 AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots, giving Netflix members the ability to instantly stream movies on their Nintendo 3DS when it launches later this...

  • VIDEO: Apple wants Verizon and AT&T to play nicely
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    VIDEO: Apple wants Verizon and AT&T to play nicely

    By 24 January 2011

    While AT&T and iPhone 4 newcomer Verizon seem set to continue their own war of words ahead of the handset's launch onto a second US network on 10 February - it looks as if the chaps in Cupertino want everybody in the Apple family to get along. This latest...

  • iPhone 4 Verizon vs iPhone 4 AT&T
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    iPhone 4 Verizon vs iPhone 4 AT&T

    By 12 January 2011

    Finally AT&T has some competition in the US as the iPhone hits Verizon. Just because there are two networks carrying Apple’s darling though, that doesn’t mean that it’s quite the same deal with both companies. Yes, there’s that small matter of...

  • HTC Inspire 4G and more coming to AT&T in 2011
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    HTC Inspire 4G and more coming to AT&T in 2011

    By 5 January 2011

    As well as the Samsung Infuse 4G revelation, the AT&T Developers Summit over at CES threw up a few more interesting launch details. And, with AT&T firmly focused on expanding its 4G network in 2011, the emphasis was squarely on the HSPA+ and LGE devices...

  • White iPhone 4 on its way soon?
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    White iPhone 4 on its way soon?

    By 29 September 2010

    The white iPhone 4 saga is dragging on a bit isn't it? We mean, first up the Jobster promised us (via his keynote slides) that it would be hitting the shops by the end of July, a statement backed up by Apple in the UK originally. Then it was delayed for...