Apple Releases iOS 7 Beta 2 With Support For iPads, Samsung announces first LTE-A smartphone and more

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Here are the top mobile news and stories of the week. T-Mobile to offer some LTE-A features before the end of this year? – Apparently, T-Mobile will be rolling out some LTE-A features this year. LTE is all the rage in mobile advertising and networks. Verizon uses it to push their service over all others. […]

A look at the Mobile Landscape in May 2013

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Todays’ mobile landscape is filled with a vast number of options to the uninitiated. But careful examination can easily whittle down the number of options to just a few phones. But here’s the brutal truth; now is just not a good time to buy a phone. In a few months it will be different, but that […]

Google reveals some Glass apps, HTC is delaying One shipments and more

Here are the top mobile news and stories of the day. Testing shows voice-over-LTE power drain is improving, but it’s still no 2G – “Mobile network tester Spirent found that VoLTE 4G calling technology has made some big improvements in power efficiency since its last round of tests, but it still has far to go […]

Nexus 7 successor rumors out, Pebble Smartwatch Review and more

Here are the top mobile news and stories of the day. XBMC 12 Frodo Arrives, Bringing Raspberry Pi And Android Versions, AirPlay Audio For Windows And 64bit OS X Support – The XBox Media Center grew out of users wanting to get more from their connected gaming devices. It has evolved from that to be […]

Pebble watches shipping, Facebook top mobile app of the year and more

Here are the top mobile news and stories of the day. Pebble smartwatches begin shipping to backers this afternoon, iOS app still pending – The Pebble smartwatch was a huge Kickstarter success story, so much so that they did not know how to deal with the popularity. They are manufacturing 500 units a day, with […]

Is 2013 the Year of the MVNO?

For the past 8 months, I’ve been using different versions of MVNOs. MVNOs are mobile virtual network operators, they run on top of traditional wireless carriers, providing access for a fraction of the typical mobile network costs. MVNOs come in many different varieties, from Wal-Mart’s Straight Talk to T-Mobile’s Solavei. My experiments with these have […]