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6 reasons why you'll eventually want voice over LTE

CNET's Maggie Reardon discusses the short-term hurdles associated with the deployment of voice service over carriers' 4G LTE networks. In the end, the transition to an all IP-based voice network will be worth it.

By August 30, 2014

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Verizon set to launch voice-over-LTE service nationwide

The VoLTE network, which will provide high-definition voice service and a new Skype-like video chat service, will debut for consumers in the coming weeks.

By August 26, 2014

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Reconciliation draws closer for Skype-like chat on the Web

Microsoft and Google are converging on a way to bring real-time video and audio chat to the Web, and a new draft standard helps pave the way.

By August 19, 2014

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Switching carriers? You may be able to take your iPhone 5S with you

Will my Verizon iPhone 5S work on AT&T? That's a question asked by one Ask Maggie reader confused by the puzzling state of device interoperability. This week's column tackles the issue.

By August 17, 2014

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IE on Android or iOS? Not in Microsoft's current vision

A cross-platform push may be on at "cloud first/mobile first" Microsoft, but for now Internet Explorer isn't a product the company plans to make available for its mobile OS rivals.

By August 15, 2014

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President signs cell phone unlocking bill into law

Obama signs a bill into law that makes unlocking a cell phone legal again, making it easier for some consumers to take their phones with them when they change wireless operators.

By August 1, 2014

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Getting everyday objects to think (Q&A)

Thomas Lee hopes to bring the Internet of Things into the mainstream. If the tech industry can play nice, he may succeed.

By May 8, 2014

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Report says NSA exploited Heartbleed, kept flaw secret -- but agency denies it

A Bloomberg report says the agency knew about the Heartbleed security flaw that's sent sites like Google scrambling to patch their systems -- but it kept it secret and used it to spy. The agency, however, says that's not so.

By April 11, 2014

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Will a Verizon Moto X really work on AT&T and T-Mobile?

In this edition of her advice column, Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how to figure out if your smartphone will work on another carrier's network.

By April 3, 2014

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FCC spectrum auction ends with more than $1.5B in proceeds

The H block auction comes to a close as the FCC reaches the reserve price of more than $1.5 billion, which will be used to help fund the building of a nationwide public safety network.

By February 27, 2014