Matt HamblenSenior Editor, Computerworld

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Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld.

Verizon to Activate 27 More LTE Cities on Thursday

Verizon Wireless will expand its faster 4G LTE network to 27 new cities on Thursday, bringing the total to 230 metro areas nationwide.

Lumia 900 Materials Cost $209, Point to Low-Cost Approach by Nokia, Microsoft

Nokia and Microsoft seem willing to lower their profit margins to gain a foothold in the smartphone market.

Nokia Lumia 900 Expected to Shake Up Smartphone Market

The new Windows phone may be able to drive a wedge between the iPhone and Android, offering consumers more choices and pressuring its rivals.

Sprint Set to Offer Cure for Poor Wireless Voice Quality

Sprint this week said that its new HTC Evo 4G LTE smartphone, along with future phones, will support HD voice.

Lumia 900: Do-or-die for Nokia, Windows Phone in U.S.?

Nokia's Lumia 900 smartphone goes on sale April 8 in what many analysts see as a do-or-die moment for Nokia and Microsoft's Windows Phone OS.

What Will Google Gain From an Online Tablet Store?

Analysts are divided on the value of a reported plan by Google to sell its Android tablets in an online store.

Lenovo Debuts App Shop for Larger Businesses

Lenovo announced an enterprise-focused app storefront for tablets running Android 3.1 or higher.

LTE Option Poses Data Dilemma for iPad, Smartphone Users

The new iPad's LTE option, which enables access to fast 4G networks, means customers can use up an entire month's worth of data in a couple of hours.

Galaxy S Blaze Goes on Sale Exclusively With T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA has started selling the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G smartphone in select stores, and will begin nationwide sales March 28.

Verizon's New iPad Can Run Over AT&T's 3G Data Network

The new iPad on Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE network can also run on AT&T's data network when an AT&T SIM card is inserted in the Verizon device.

New iPad Could Cause Corporate Network Crunch

The new Apple iPad will likely entice millions of buyers. That makes life tricky for IT admins.

NFC Payment Plans Face Detractors as Tech Comes to the United States

Mobile payment technologies may be slow to spread, at least in the U.S., as polls show Americans are suspicious of NFC technology for security reasons, analysts say.

Google Exec Hints of Android 5.0 Release This Fall

Pattern of earlier releases suggest fall, but Lockheimer says Google wants to be 'flexible' on timing.

Next Version of Android Could Come Fall 2012, Google Exec Implies

Google is is not saying much about the next version of Android, which has been rumored to be coming to a smartphone near you by early summer.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Sighted in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress

Samsung began displaying outdoor billboards in Barcelona on Sunday of a 10.1-in. Galaxy Note, featuring the digital pen seen in the smaller 5.3-in. version.