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The Future of the Mac: Networking

The coming years will bring faster connections to peripherals, as well as around the house or office.

AT&T's LTE service expands to 103 cities, ahead of schedule

AT&T said it is ahead of schedule for 4G LTE network deployments and has now reached 103 cities in the U.S.

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Mobile 4G LTE hotspot router heads to AT&T for $50

From 19 November US AT&T subscribers will be able to buy the world’s first mobile data hotspot to feature both 4G LTE support and the unusual innovation of a built-in 2.8 inch colour LCD touchscreen, the company has announced.

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Apple seeks standard to appease angry university net managers

Under fire from its customers in the higher education market, Apple has proposed creating a new industry standard that would fix problems with its Bonjour zero configuration networking technology that is causing scalability and security problems on campus networks.

Apple v. Motorola patent case gets tossed by Wisconsin judge

A highly anticipated patent infringement case between Apple and Motorola Mobility was dismissed by a Wisconsin district court Monday, hours before the trial was due to begin.

Comcast offers free Wi-Fi in the wake of Sandy

Residents in eight states and Washington, DC most affected by Hurricane Sandy will be able to log-in to Comcast’s Wi-Fi network for free through November 7.

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Verizon to reach 410 cities with LTE next week

Verizon Wireless said it will launch faster LTE wireless service in 21 cities on Oct. 18, reaching a total of 410 markets two months ahead of schedule.

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FCC chairman: Agency needs to police broadband competition

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission needs to be a "cop on the beat" to ensure mobile and broadband competition across the country, the agency's chairman said Tuesday.

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Thieves crash car into Apple Store

Thieves crashed a car into an Apple retail store, swept up a bunch of iPhones and iPads and then had trouble getting the car out of the store, according to police in Temecula, Calif.

What you need to know about the iPhone 5 and 5GHz Wi-Fi

The iPhone 5 is Apple's first mobile device to support Wi-Fi connections on the 5GHz band. Here's what it means for you.

Apple's LTE move with iPhone 5 leaves Europe on the back burner

While Apple is moving to LTE with the iPhone 5, it's focused for now on North America and advanced Asian markets, leaving Europe's most important LTE bands behind.

T-Mobile appeals to unlocked iPhone users

T-Mobile is making a play for users of unlocked iPhones, attempting to entice them with unlimited data plans and revamped networks that finally let the Apple smartphone achieve high speed cellular data on the carrier's network.

Verizon Wireless reveals 20GB shared data plan, and four others

Verizon Wireless Tuesday revealed that there are five additional data tiers over and above the six tiers announced with its Share Everything plans earlier this summer.