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Telstra launches 4G in capital cities in Australia

Telstra has started deploying the next generation of wireless broadband technology in Australian capital cities, hoping to be the first mobile carrier to bring the service to market. It plans to have commercial services of long-term-evolution (LTE) technology operating by … Continue reading

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iRobot, Google team on Android app-ready

At the Google I/O Developer Conference, iRobot  said it has partnered with Google to have Android apps run on its iRobot Ava mobile robotics platform. The idea is to change how people communicate and deliver information through remote presence, according … Continue reading

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Chromebook on sale

Google took another swipe at Microsoft on Wednesday when it introduced a new kind of computer called a Chromebook, which stores everything online. Google hopes that the devices, which it says will eliminate the need for software updates and hard … Continue reading

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BlackBerry will be launching four new PlayBooks

BlackBerry will be launching additional PlayBooks including two 4G PlayBooks in the second half of the year. The tablets will feature support for LTE and HSPA+ high speed wide area wireless networks. President and Co-CEO at Research In Motion, Mike … Continue reading

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Hewlett-Packard New Tablets and Phones

Hewlett-Packard wants to get back into the business of selling phones. Almost a year after buying Palm and nearly two years since Palm introduced its last product, H.P. announced on Wednesday in San Francisco that it would make a PC … Continue reading

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Refurbished-Goods Industry Seeks U.S. Support for Freer Global Trade

Executives from some of the largest U.S. manufacturers are gathering in Washington Monday and Tuesday to seek more government support for their efforts to refurbish and sell used products ranging from mobile phones to medical scanners to railroad locomotives. re-manufacturers—including … Continue reading

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Mobile Phone BUY-BACK Explosion

A new industry that have exploded. Mobile phone recycling and is quickly becoming more popular. We are starting to see commercials in TV or read a newspaper and see these company advertising to take your old mobile phones off our … Continue reading

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The disposal of electronic devices in Australia is a problem that has been largely underestimated by the electronics industry and regulatory bodies. For example already over 70 million electronic products have been sold in Australia, and another 18 million new … Continue reading

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