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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 hits the FCC with LTE you probably can’t use

The FCC can be cruel sometimes, showing us devices we're unlikely to see in the US without significant changes; this is one of those moments, unfortunately. A Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 has once again surfaced at the FCC, this time as the SM-T315 with built-in cellular access. However, it's ...

Sprint Vital review: a decent mid-range phone that faces tough competition

A year or two ago, mid-range devices were nothing to gush about at neighborhood barbeques. Fast-forward to 2013, however, and smartphones listed at those middling price points are much more desirable. After all, a large number of them would have been considered high-end flagships -- had they launched last summer. ...

Massive benchmark shows AT&T fastest mobile network, Verizon mostreliable

If you've ever questioned the claims made by big cellular network operators like "America's fastest network", thenhere's an article just for you. After driving more than 20,000 miles and surveying mobile data speeds across the U.S, PCMag's data shows AT&T has the fastest overall cellular data network while Verizon's proved ...

After FloTV Debacle, Qualcomm Finding New Use for Broadcast Know-How

When Qualcomm sold its FloTV spectrum to AT&T last year, many assumed that was the end of the chipmaker’s broadcast ambitions. The spectrum sale, for nearly $2 billion, appeared to mark the conclusion of an expensive, painful chapter for the company, in which it tried and failed to build a significant ...

Pantech Flex review

Pantech is known for producing budget Android smartphones that punch above their weight, and the Flex is no exception. Available now on AT&T for $50 with a two-year contract, it delivers a dual-core Snapdragon S4 -- the same chip that lurks within mightier phones such as the Galaxy ...

Google quietly releasing Android 4.2.2, blocks Nexus 4 LTEtweak

Google has yet to officially announce the arrival of Android 4.2.2 but that doesn’t mean it isn’t already being made available. Reports are coming in that the revised version of Android is now available as an over-the-air update for Nexus device owners. We suggest you proceed with caution, however, as ...

LG Viper 4G LTE review

They said it wouldn't last. And they -- pundits, analysts, bloggers, GSM fanatics -- were right. WiMAX, that flavor of 4G found in the 2500MHz band, has proven to be more of a hindrance than help during Sprint's transition from underdog to reinvigorated titan. Then there are the ...

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE review: the best full QWERTY phone on Sprint’s network

More Info Motorola ICS UI review Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE available August 19th for $200 Photon Q 4G LTE is coming 'very soon' The future of Motorola post-acquisition may still be ...

iPhone 5 review

Thinner. Lighter. Faster. Simpler. The moment the iPhone 5 was unveiled we knew that it was checking off all the right boxes, folding in all the improvements and refinements people have been demanding over the past year -- yet plenty of folks still went to their respective social ...