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When Will 5G be Available for Mobile Phones?

Mobile phones and technology have been advancing in leaps and bounds since they became commonplace in the typical consumer’s life. Internet service providers and mobile phone companies alike have been working both cooperatively and competitively to continue that advancement of technology. Up next on the docket? The 5G network.

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Why Your Smartphone Doesn’t Work Abroad

In the U.S., there are two different types of mobile phone networks: GSM and CDMA. Around the mid-90s, CDMA was the newest technology as phone service carries switched from analog to digital. At the time, CDMA was leaps and bounds ahead of GSM in terms of quality and capabilities. One [...] read more...

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4 Things You Need to Know about Wi-Fi Hotspots

More than 7 billion Wi-Fi enabled devices are in use worldwide. That number has steadily increased over the past few years as the global population becomes more mobile, but maintains a need to stay constantly connected. Internet connections are easy enough to come by in homes and apartments, but they [...] read more...

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Unlocked Phones: Three Key Market Growth Drivers in the US

In the last few years, the mobile telecommunications industry has seen significant growth in the unlocked phones space, driven by factors like the government signing a cell phone unlocking bill into law and carriers like T-Mobile educating customers on unlocked phones. In fact, in 2012, unlocked phones only accounted for [...] read more...

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Apkudo Launches Carrier Pack on the NUU N4L and N5L

Today, Apkudo announced that it has launched Carrier Pack on the NUU N5L and N4L. Carrier Pack allows original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to develop a generic software SKU that can serve individual carrier customization requirements. Carrier Pack dynamically manages configurable device settings such as APNs and network settings as well [...] read more...

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Seven Reasons to Switch to an Unlocked Phone

It has only been in the recent years that “unlocked” cell phones are getting more attention and consumers are learning exactly what they are. Well, at least here in North America. Unlocked phones are standard everywhere else in the world like Europe and Asia. So if you buy a phone [...] read more...

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Why Doesn’t My Phone Have Marshmallow Yet?

“Be together, not the same.” Android’s warm-n-fuzzy advertising campaign is now two years old, but its message is relevant as ever. Compared to the one-size-fits-all iUniverse, Android embraces a delightful diversity of ideas, products, and people. But there’s a catch. Gettin’ those mittens on a single kitten would be challenging. [...] read more...

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Android OEMs vs. ODMs — 5 Things You Should Know

When you’re buying a new smartphone, you have a lot of acronyms to consider. How much RAM do you need? How much ROM? Is your network GSM or CDMA? Talk about alphabet soup. But here’s a question you probably didn’t consider: is your phone made by an OEMor an ODM? [...] read more...

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NUU Mobile and the Smartphone Revolution

A few days ago, we had a Skype call with our friends at Android Authority. We’d been collaborating on a giveaway of our new X4 device — five brand new devices for our fans around the world. After weeks of planning, we were finally ready. We were excited. Optimistic. And [...] read more...