iPhone passes BlackBerry in Canada; U.S. Cellular offers LTE-capable Galaxy Tab 10.1

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> Samsung confirmed a delay in the delivery of its Ice Cream Sandwich software upgrade for its Galaxy S II smartphones. Article

> According to UBS, half of all of the new iPads sold can connect to LTE networks. Article

> Sony released its new TV commercial for its Xperia smartphones. Article

> Apple passed Research In Motion as the biggest smartphone maker in Canada, according to data from IDC and Bloomberg. Article

> The LG Optimus M+ is to soon hit MetroPCS. Article

> Ericsson increased its ownership stake in LG-Ericsson to 75 percent. Article

> U.S. Cellular said it is now selling its first LTE-capable device, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet, for $499 after a $100 rebate. Release

> Nokia said Apple's nano-SIM proposal is not sufficient. Article

> Iran used ZTE network equipment to spy on its citizens, according to a Reuters report. Article

> Apple said it approached Samsung four times in 2010 to negotiate a settlement for patents. Article

> Research In Motion encouraged users not to jailbreak their PlayBooks. Article

> The FCC formed a task force to deal with incentive spectrum auctions. Article

> In-Stat forecast Apple to become the world's largest maker of mobile processors by the end fo 2012. Article

> Verve Wireless raised $7 million. Article

> Microsoft said Windows Phone will pass Apple in China. Article

Mobile Content News

> Windows Phone Marketplace now counts 70,000 apps. Article

> One-fifth of U.S. wireless subscribers access mobile banking services. Editor's Corner

> Zynga said it acquired social and mobile gaming company OMGPOP and will work to integrate the firm immediately, according to Zynga COO David Ko. Article

> HTC's Beats Electronics could have a grand content play beyond music service MOG. Article

> Mobile gaming company Gameloft announced record 2011 earnings. Article

> iPhoto for iOS now counts more than 1 million users. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Many Latin American mobile operators are poised to deploy LTE but spectrum issues nonetheless threaten to hold back the market. Article

> Mobile broadband is winning users' hearts. Editor's Corner

European Wireless News

> France Telecom CEO Stéphane Richard has committed the company to deploying LTE across its European operations by 2015. Article

> Three Sweden will stop marketing an unlimited voice and data tariff after demand greatly exceeded the company's expectations. Article

And finally... The next iPhone will reportedly have a 4.6-inch screen. Article

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