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LG to debut new mass-market 4G smartphones at Mobile World Congress

LG to debut new mass-market 4G smartphones at Mobile World Congress

LG’s pre-MWC announcements continue with news of a new mass-market 4G smartphone range.

The LG Optimus F Series will make its debut at Mobile World Congress next week, starting with the Optimus F5 and Optimus F7. Both are 4G LTE Android-powered devices “designed to bring a premium user experience and the speed of 4G LTE to a mass audience”.

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Acer prepares two new Android smartphones for Mobile World Congress

Acer says the first two smartphones of its 2013 line-up will be showcased at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

The Acer Liquid E1, which first appeared last month, will be on display alongside the Liquid Z2.

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Google offers its Project Glass 'smart glasses' to beta testers in the USA

Google has published a new video demonstration of its Project Glass headset, which offers a wearable computer with a camera and display built into a pair of ‘smart glasses’.

The project was first revealed last year.

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Tablet gamers expected to spend £2 billion on in-app purchases in 2016

Gamers using tablet devices are expected to spend $3.03 billion (£1.98 billion) on in-app purchases in 2016, more than ten times last year’s estimated total of $301 million.

The figures come from a new report published by Juniper Research, which says the increase will be driven by the rapid adoption of tablets and the growing acceptance of in-game purchasing.

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BT says it won’t use its new radio spectrum to build a UK 4G mobile network

Although BT has just won a sizeable chunk of 2.6GHz spectrum in Ofcom’s UK mobile auction, the company isn’t planning to launch a national mobile phone network.

Instead, it’s planning to use the bandwidth in conjunction with its existing WiFi network to provide customers with mobile broadband services.

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