AT&T intros landline replacement product; Google reportedly aiding Android licensees in Apple fights

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@FierceWireless: RT‏@CNETNews Purported iPhone 5 battery photos hint at a bump up in capacity. Article[email protected]

> AT&T Mobility introduced a landline replacement offering, A&T Wireless Home Phone, that relies on wireless technology. Article

> Google is reportedly providing support behind the scenes to Android licensees that are in legal battles with Apple. Article

> A new setting in Apple's iOS 6 would toggle apps between Wi-Fi and cellular during network slowdowns. Article

> Sprint Nextel sold $1.5 billion in bonds to fund its debt and Clearwire payments. Article

> Boingo Wireless' stock slide on its sluggish quarterly results. Article

> T-Mobile USA has been ordered by the U.S. Department of Labor to pay $345,972 to a worker in Bellevue, Wash., who was fired from T-Mobile in April 2009. Release

> Sprint is going to deploy small cells on its network from Samsung. Release

> Nvidia reported financial results that exceeded expectations. Article

> Rep. Edward Markey introduced legislation that would increase oversight of law enforcement requests for cell phone location information. Article

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> Google released an updated version of its Translate application, enabling Android device users to interpret foreign-language street signs, menu descriptions and related text by snapping a photo of the word or phrase in question. Article

> HTC reiterated that smartphones including the Desire S, Droid Incredible 2 and Thunderbolt remain on schedule to upgrade to Google's Android 4.0 (a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich) by the end of August, despite the handset maker's recent decision to scrap the planned overhaul of its Desire HD. Article

> Google released an updated version of its Translate application. Article

And finally…Microsoft appears to be renaming "Metro" as simply "Modern UI Style." Article

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