HP frees Pixi, Pre; Bluetooth upgrades to version 4

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@FierceWireless: Apple blames iPhone 4 reception flaws on software glitch. Article What's everyone's thought on this? Buying it? Not? | Follow @FierceWireless

> Palm is pushing out its webOS 1.4.5 software update to Pre and Pixi smartphones. Article. Separately, Hewlett-Packard has made free the Pre and Pixi on AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless. Article

> Tele2 Sweden and Telenor Sweden said they will deploy LTE in 100 Swedish cities by the end of 2011. Article

> Former Palm exec Donna Dubinsky penned an opinion column on the smartphone maker for Mercury News. Commentary

> The Bluetooth trade group updated the technology to version 4. Article

Mobile Content News

> Yahoo has no plans to follow Google and build its own mobile platform. Article

> Twitter search and advertising platform operator TweetUp announced its acquisition of Twidroid. Article

> Apple is examining the purchasing patterns of its iTunes customers to improve consumer targeting across its new iAd mobile advertising network. Article

Developer News

> Market penetration, monetization matter most. Commentary

> Google plans to galvanize growth of its Android mobile operating system by partnering with manufacturers to introduce lower-priced devices. Article

> Mobile games represent nine of the ten most popular free iPhone and iPod touch applications in Apple's App Store. Article

European Wireless News

> EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes has now turned her attention to Apple and other handset vendors over new European interop rules. Article

> Nokia's life saver? The low-end handset. Commentary

> 3UK's CEO doesn't expect Apple's FaceTime video calling service to be popular. Article

And finally... The royal BlackBerry. Article


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