T-Mobile's Full Monty plans with unlimited data no longer allow new customers to tether their phones to other devices for internet sharing, suggesting that mobile networks are struggling to cope with the demand for data.
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The Nokia 808 PureView 41-megapixel camera-equipped smartphone will go on sale in the UK at the end of June, according to the Finnish handset maker.The Nokia 808 PureView may be one of the last Symbian smartphones aimed at developed markets to be released by Nokia.
Social networking site Twitter has recovered from an outage that left millions of members unable to access the site and post messages for up to two hours, putting the cause of the problem down to a bug in one of its infrastructure components.ZDNet UK first noticed the outage at 17:00 BST on Thursday.
T-Mobile customers can now add broadband boosters to their monthly or Pay As You Go package to avoid unwelcome and unexpectedly large bills awaiting them on their return for things such as data usage.The new bolt-ons, called 'Internet Travel Boosters' and 'Broadband Travel Boosters' will allow a customer to add them to their package on arrival at their destination.
Data communications and telecoms equipment provider Motorola Solutions has agreed to buy rugged handheld device maker Psion for $200m (£128m) in cash.Motorola Solutions announced the deal on Friday.