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Ofcom announces winners of UK 4G spectrum auction, big roll out expected within six months

Ofcom announces winners of UK 4G spectrum auction, big roll out expected within six months

Ofcom has announced the winners of the UK 4G LTE spectrum auction and it hopes that all winner s will start rolling out LTE in the UK within six months; which is fantastic news for our UK readers. The auction raised around 2.34 billion pounds which is over a billion pound less than it expected. The winners were the expected major networks already present in the UK, namely Vodafone,...

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Everpurse arrives on Kickstarter, brings wireless iPhone charging to your purse

Everpurse arrives on Kickstarter, brings wireless iPhone charging to your purse

The Everpurse has arrived on Kickstarter and it is a seriously really interesting project that may well have huge potential. The Everpurse is a wirelessly rechargeable purse that can power your iPhone just by slipping it into a pocket inside of the purse. The confusing part is to how it actually charges the iPhone. It appears that it is doing it wirelessly however it is more likely that...

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Withings set to launch the Wireless Scale, bathroom scales with iPhone connectivity

Withings set to launch the Wireless Scale, bathroom scales with iPhone connectivity

Withings has just announced a new model to its range of bathroom scales and this one looks to cut the cord completely. The new bathroom scales offer Bluetooth connections for local connectivity to your iPhone as well as Wi-Fi and all the initial set up of the scales is done wirelessly without the need for any Mac or PC. The Withings WS-30 scales look to not only bring a beautiful set of...

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Apple arming Made For iPhone accessory makers with new Bluetooth authentication protocol

Apple arming Made For iPhone accessory makers with new Bluetooth authentication protocol

Japanese news site Macotakara (translated) reported last week that Apple has supplied Made For iPhone accessory makers with a new authentication chip using Bluetooth 4.0 and the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol, making it easier to setup and authenticate devices for use over the dock connector and Bluetooth with a specific push for fitness and health-related apps. It was previously...

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