Motorola completes TD-LTE trials, ZiiLabs unveils Android-based mobile computer

> Motorola announced it has completed its over-the-air trial of LTE in TDD spectrum with operators and China and around the world. Release

> Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. has sought initial bids from global technology firms, or their Indian units, for a franchise deal to sell its broadband wireless services based on the worldwide interoperability for WiMAX. Article

> Singapore-based ZiiLabs has unveiled a new mobile computer that's akin to an Android-based iPod Touch. The WiFi-enabled device supports advanced 3D and outputs full high-definition video, and it's currently available only to developers. Article

> ­Orange France has announced that it will start selling a 3G phone in the shape of a conventional wrist watch. Article

And Finally... Samsung introduces a handset made of corn. Article

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