Samsung's Galaxy Note II to hit all Tier 1 U.S. carriers; Sprint reports 1M Direct Connect users

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> ZTE said it will build phones using Firefox maker Mozilla's smartphone operating system. Article

> Samsung and Intel are working on a technology to rival Apple's AirPlay. Article. Texas Instruments is also involved in the new solution, called Miracast. Release

> Reviews for the iPhone 5 are out and are generally positive. Article

> Samsung will sell the Galaxy Note II through Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA and U.S. Cellular in time for the holidays. Release

> American Airlines flight attendants will use Samsung Galaxy Notes. Release

> Sprint Nextel said it now counts 1 million CDMA Direct Connect users. Release

> AT&T Mobility turned on LTE in additional markets. Article

> Sprint will only sell the iPhone 4 online starting Friday. Article

> Research In Motion announced a patent licensing deal with Microsoft for file storage. Article

> T-Mobile USA and RIM said they resolved a BlackBerry connection issue. Article

> The FCC and the Department of Justice joined AT&T's campaign against texting while driving. Article

> The U.S. International Trade Commission said it will hear Motorola Mobility's complaints against Apple. Article

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> AT&T said it will expand its free DriveMode safety application as part of the operator's ongoing effort to curb texting behind the wheel. Article

> Facebook ‎is trialing mobile advertisements across selected third-party iOS and Android applications, the latest step in the social network's efforts to monetize its mobile services. Article

> Sony Computer Entertainment will extend its PlayStation Plus gaming subscription service to PlayStation Vita handheld devices this November, enabling consumers to play free and discounted titles on the go. Article

And finally… The iPhone 5's components reportedly cost $199. Article

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