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HTC One M8 For Windows To Launch On AT&T Before The End of 2014

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HTC One M8 for Windows to be launched on AT&T later this year.

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Daily Deal: Unlocked Nokia C6-01 US Smartphone for Half Price

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What if I told you that you could get an unlocked smartphone outright for the same price (or less) than you'd be paying for a locked smartphone on a two-year contract? That's exactly the case here today with the Nokia C6-01.

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Hackers Can Easily Track Your Mobile Phone, Says Study (Video)

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If you have nightmares about being watched, this will be your worst ever. Your mobile phone, the thing that you carry around almost everywhere, might be giving away your location to hackers. According to a new study, anyone with a cheap phone and open source software can easily track the location of a mobile phone (on GSM network, which provides service to 80 percent of the global mobile market) without the owner ever knowing about it.

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SpareOne: The Emergency Mobile Phone Powered By One AA

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he SpareOne has been designed as a back-up phone which can be kept in your emergency kit. Using that one AA battery, the device can deliver up to 10 hours of talk time. But its most amazing feature is that it comes with an isolator that prevents current discharge which allows it to hold charge for up to a whopping 15 years when you are not using it. But that depends on the shelf-life of the battery that is being used.

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GSM Phones Vulnerable To Hijacking, GSMA Unconcerned

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According to a Berlin-based research agency, flaws in the widely used GSM wireless technology could allow hackers to gain remote control of phones and instruct them to send text messages or make calls. The Reuters source of this information is Karsten Nohl, head of Berlin-based Security Research Labs.

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How to enable GSM data on CR-48 Chrome notebook

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The Gobi 3G chip housed inside the CR-48 Chrome notebook is perfectly capable of providing you with GSM-friendly 3G data. You just have to jump through a few small hoops to get it to work.

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GSM Association to embed SIMs by 2012

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Just when you thought that the GSM sphere is done with its share of new concepts, the GSM Assocation is back with a brand new idea. Recent reports indicate that the GSMA is seriously considering the implementation of embedded SIM cards. Basically, an embedded SIM card can be remotely activated using either a phone or even a music player or camera, if the latter devices support GSM SIM cards.

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What’s the deal with Micro Sims in the Apple iPad?

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Up until El Jobso made the mention, very few people even knew that such a technology was in development, let alone the precise details. While the iPad is certainly large enough to take on a standard SIM card like the iPhone or any number of other smartphones, Apple went with the micro SIM instead.

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Truphone cuts mobile roaming rates by 90%: GSM phones only

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Making calls on your mobile while roaming in another country is usually for emergencies only, otherwise you will be hit with a hefty bill from your carrier. Truphone is cutting that cost by more than 90% with their new global mobile phone service dubbed: Local Anywhere.

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Say Hello to Amazon Kindle GSM International Edition

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Arguably, one of the biggest things holding back the success of the Amazon Kindle is its reliance on that CDMA-based “WhisperNet” connection. As soon you leave the United States, the wireless capabilities are basically useless. Well, that’s all about to change, because they have just revealed the new Amazon Kindle: US & International Wireless edition. Yes, that’s a terrible name, ...

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