4G has arrived in the U.K. earlier than expected. Today EE, which owns the Orange and T-Mobile carrier brands, has flicked the switch — turning on 4G services in 11 UK cities. EE has also rebranded more than 700 Orange and T-Mobile stores as EE stores on high streets across the country.
During the first phase of EE’s network rollout, 4G will go live in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Sheffield and Southampton. EE said it will expand the network coverage by 2,000 square miles every month, adding a further five cities before Christmas (Belfast, Derby, Hull, Newcastle, Nottingham). More cities and rural locations are planned for 2013, and EE expects to have 98 percent of the population covered by the end of 2014.
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Lookout, a company that offers security services for a number of smartphone platforms, is bringing its tracking feature for lost phones, Signal Flare, to iOS.
Lookout’s web-based, cloud-connected applications for Android, and iOS devices help users from losing their phones and identifies and block threats on a consumer’s phone. Users simply download the software to a device, and it will act as a tracking application, data backup and a virus protector much like security software downloaded to a computer.
However, Signal Flare automatically flags the last location of a phone if it has a low battery. If you lose your phone after a battery has died therefore, Signal Flare improves your chances of finding the phone at its last whereabouts.
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