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NSA Could Decode Private Cellphone Conversations

12/14/2013, The NSA is definitely not in the good books of many people, even to the point where tech companies have already begun to sound the bell that calls for reforms in the organization itself. I am quite sure that even more people would be upset to read about...

SIM based NFC gains support from major carriers around the world

11/17/2011, Countries like Japan have long been using NFC to help them in their daily lives, and not too long ago carriers in South Korea have announced that they will be offering SIM cards with NFC technology embedded into them. Now it looks like that standard will...

AT&T customers remain loyal despite competition

11/16/2011, AT&T enjoyed exclusivity with the iPhone for three generations worth, and now it looks like out of the four major carriers, only one carrier (T-Mobile) does not carry the iPhone. If I was AT&T, I would be worried about my customers running off to...

iPhone 4S antenna leak suggests CDMA and GSM capabilities

08/31/2011, It seems that 9to5 Mac received in their inbox what appears to be a stack of iPhone 4 antennas, with the middle antenna claiming to be the iPhone 4S/5. The top casing belongs to the GSM version of the iPhone 4 thanks to the microSIM card slot....

iPhone 5 to be a world phone? (Rumors)

08/23/2011, When the iPhone was first launched, AT&T enjoyed the privilege of being the only carrier that carried Apple’s brand new handset. Several generations later, the privilege extended to Verizon who introduced the rest of America to a CDMA version of the...

Will T-Mobile soon be carrying the iPhone?

07/20/2011, When the iPhone first came out, AT&T were the only carrier that offered the handsets, and thanks to an exclusive deal, they went on to be the only carrier sporting the device for the next couple of years. Verizon finally got in on the action with a...

HTC EVO 3D with GSM bands arrive at the FCC

06/30/2011, Wait a minute here – it seems that there is yet another model of the HTC EVO 3D which has just arrived at the FCC, where it will play nice with GSM bands instead. No exact idea on just where this smartphone is headed to, but we do know that the...

Nokia Siemens Networks doubles GSM capacity

08/10/2010, The wonders of modern technology – that’s what we’re marveling about with Nokia Siemens Networks’ most recent effort which actually doubles GSM capacity thanks to a technology known as “Dynamic Frequency and Channel...

GSM HTC Hero receives Android 2.1 update

06/04/2010, At long last, HTC Hero owners (read our review) walking on the GSM side who have been waiting a long, long time to get an updated firmware will finally be able to do so with news of the Android 2.1 coming via Over The Air (OTA). This has been months in...

GSM Versions Of Pre Plus And Pixi Plus Confirmed?

01/24/2010, The smart money is on Palm releasing GSM versions of Verizon’s Palm Pre Plus and Pixi Plus, but if you wanted some confirmation of a certification body, you can check out a report from the folks over at TUV Rheinland, who have listed P101UNA and...

3G Network Encryption Cracked

01/15/2010, After the GSM encryption was cracked just a few short weeks ago, it seems that 3G encryption has also been cracked. To make matters worse, the attack only takes a few hours on your typical computer. With this method, you can crack 3G’s KASUMI...

GSM Encryption Cracked

12/30/2009, Operators have been relying on the A5/1 encryption to protect the privacy of calls made over GSM networks for a good 21 years, but now it seems that the code has been cracked by a 28-year old German, Karsten Nohl. He has presented the flaws in the...