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EE Announces Plans To Double 4G Speeds In 10 U.K. Cities

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EE has announced plans to double its 4G LTE network speeds in ten U.K. cities by the summer. The move will boost headline speeds to 80Mbps, and increase the average speed to 20Mbps for both new and existing subscribers. The carrier says this is part of its ambition to “stay one step ahead” as rival carriers prepare to launch their own 4G networks in the coming months.

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AT&T Expands Its LTE Coverage To 14 New Locations

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Last night AT&T broadened its horizons by expanding its LTE connectivity services to 14 new locations. This announcement was made in a sequential series of press releases on the carrier’s official website, but you can see which locations are now supported in the list below.

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T-Mobile Is Counting On The iPhone To Bring Back Lost Subscribers

T-Mobile Is Counting On The iPhone To Bring Back Lost Subscribers

T-Mobile customers are quickly jumping ship, turning to rival carriers to bag the iPhone. But on Thursday, the company announced that it will finally begin selling Apple’s immensely popular smartphone from next year, and it is hoping that the move will help it claw back some subscribers. Chief Executive John Legere wants to see it making a positive impact on the carrier’s subscription numbers by 2013.

“It is an aggressive target but we think it is possible,” Legere told reporters on Friday.

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U.K.’s Only 4G Network Now Offering Subsidized iPad Mini LTE For Just £50

U.K.’s Only 4G Network Now Offering Subsidized iPad Mini LTE For Just £50

Looking to get an iPad mini with super-speedy LTE access ridiculously cheap? If you’re in the United Kingdom, then you’re in luck. EE, the U.K.’s first and only 4G network, is now offering Apple’s new tablet subsidized for just £50 (approx. $81) — providing you’re happy to sign up for a new two-year agreement at £36 (approx. $58) per month.

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AT&T iPhones In Pennsylvania Are Being Taken Over By ‘Dan’

AT&T iPhones In Pennsylvania Are Being Taken Over By ‘Dan’

It might say AT&T now, but wait until you fall asleep.

If you’re an AT&T iPhone customer living in Pennsylvania, you may have woken up this morning to discover your handset had been inhabited by a mysterious being known only as “Dan.” He lives inside your iPhone and comes out when you’re asleep. While he’s awake, the AT&T name in your status bar changes to “Dan” — but it usually changes back before you get a chance to catch him.

Scary, isn’t it? Fortunately, that’s not true. Your iPhone isn’t inhabited by an unknown being that forgot to disappear before you woke up; it’s just a glitch on AT&T’s network that’s affecting users in Pennsylvania.

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Private Eye Checks Your Mac’s Network Connections For Free [OS X Tips]

Private Eye Checks Your Mac’s Network Connections For Free [OS X Tips]

What’s connecting to where?

If you’ve ever wondered precisely what your Mac is connecting to on the internet and when it’s doing it, there’s a new free app called Private Eye to help you out.

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Settle Family Bandwidth Rows With Rubbernet [Review]

Settle Family Bandwidth Rows With Rubbernet [Review]

Everything that’s connecting to anything

This is Rubbernet, a network activity monitoring tool for OS X. If you really need to know what’s hogging your bandwidth, Rubbernet can tell you.

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SignalRefresh Promises To Boost Your iPhone’s Weak Network Signal [Jailbreak]

SignalRefresh Promises To Boost Your iPhone’s Weak Network Signal [Jailbreak]

Full signal a rare sight on your iPhone? Try SignalRefresh.

Struggling to get a decent signal on your iPhone? If you’ve jailbroken your handset with the latest Absinthe 2.0 release, then you may be in luck. SignalRefresh is a new, $0.99 iPhone tweak that promises to boost your signal strength to give you “the strongest possible voice/data signal at your current location.”

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Apple In Talks With China Mobile Chief To Bring iPhone To World’s Biggest Carrier

Apple In Talks With China Mobile Chief To Bring iPhone To World’s Biggest Carrier

The next-generation iPhone could be the first to support China Mobile's 3G network.

China Mobile, the world’s largest carrier with over 655 million subscribers, is in talks with Apple to bring the iPhone to its homegrown 3G (TD-SCDMA) network. The carrier’s chairman, Xi Guohua, confirmed the discussions during a shareholders meeting earlier this week.

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Apple Gets Sued in Australia Because New iPad Doesn’t Support 4G Down Under

Apple Gets Sued in Australia Because New iPad Doesn’t Support 4G Down Under

The new iPad promises to deliver 4G connectivity in Australia... but it's not compatible with Australia's 4G networks.

Well, it seemed like only a matter of time before Apple’s promises of 4G data on its new iPad got the company into trouble. Australia’s competition watchdog is now threatening to sue the Cupertino company over its ‘misleading’ advertising for the new device, which can actually only connect to 4G LTE networks in the U.S.

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