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U.K.-based network operator EE announced one of many expected roaming partnerships on Monday with the first being with AT&T. The carrier bills itself as the biggest and fastest in the U.K and says AT&T customers from the U.S. can expect average speeds of 24 to 30 Mbps in major cities. This freedom isn’t expected to come free, or even cheap though, says ZDNet. Last week AT&T announced a similar deal with Canada’s Rogers Communications with international data plans for roaming starting at $30 for a measly 120 MB per month.

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Get ready to fire up the Mac App Store if you run OS X Mavericks: There’s a new software update waiting for you. Released on Monday, OS X 10.9.1 includes Safari 7.0.1 and improved support for Gmail in the OS X Mail app. The new software also fixes a few issues in Apple’s desktop software: VoiceOver will now properly speak sentences with certain emoji characters and Apple’s iLife and iWork apps can now be updated on non-English systems. For a full list of the issues OS X 10.9.1 addresses, check the complete release notes.

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Watch for Microsoft’s April Build conference where it’s expected to detail the newest Windows Phone features. According to The Verge, those will include at least two key functions: The debut of a personal assistant app and a centralized notification center for Windows Phones. While iOS has Siri and Android has Google Now, Microsoft’s virtual assistant is rumored to be codenamed Cortana, after the AI assistant in the Halo game series for Xbox. Unlike the other main platforms, Windows Phone currently handles notifications on an app level without any central notification center to manage such messages. Perhaps Cortana will do that for us too?

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One of my fave and most used features on the Moto X smartphone got a little bit smarter: Motorola improved the Touchless Control app with a new update available in the Google Play Store. As noted by Android Central, the app now interacts with more Google Now commands even when the Moto X is locked. And, assuming nobody is around, you can unlock your Moto X by speaking your PIN code. Lastly, the app has a new listening sound when you say “OK Google Now”; just in case you weren’t sure the phone was always listening. (Hint: It is.)

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Pebble owners that haven’t already updated their smartwatch firmware today have a nice surprise waiting for them. PebbleOS v.1.14 launched late on Thursday evening, adding a few new features and fixes. Among the more prominent additions is a customizable Do Not Disturb mode, which disables notifications moving from your smartphone to your watch. Overall control of notifications is improved as well and data coming from iOS devices will begin to appear quicker after the update. The firmware update is available both for iOS and Android users directly from the Pebble smartphone app.

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After months of private beta status, Cover is now available in the Google Play Store. The free app, still in a public beta status, is a smart lock screen of sorts for Android devices, showing specific apps based on context such as time of day or location. That means apps you use at home would appear when your handset location is home as compared to work apps showing while at the office. Cover even learns which apps you use or would be most likely to use on the road, showing maps, music and messaging apps while in your car.

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Following its app launcher and Chrome App support for Windows earlier this year, Google announced support for Mac devices on Wednesday. On a Mac OS X computer with the Chrome browser installed, users can search the Chrome App store online for apps that run both online or off. The company has made a push for its Chrome Apps of late, trying to boost engagement for Google services both on mobile devices and desktops alike through its Chrome browser.

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Music service Spotify is now offering free music on iOS and Android mobile devices. The company announced the news on Wednesday, saying that listeners could shuffle music based on a favorite artist or could tune into self-created playlists or the playlists of other friends on Spotify. Previously, the company offered music in its mobile and web apps for a fee; it will still do so as the new free music service is ad-supported. Customers can still pay for Spotify Premium for an ad-free experience.

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With just 5GB of free storage, Amazon(s amzn) might not be the best place for iOS users to store data, but it has become a better place than before to keep photos and videos. The latest iteration of the app, version 2.0, adds automatic backup to iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices. Videos are limited to 20 minutes in length if the auto-save option is enabled. Apple’s own PhotoStream is the more likely option for images in the cloud; however, those memories rotate out as Apple’s 1,000 image limit is hit. Perhaps Amazon’s online option isn’t a bad backup plan if you’re not already using Dropbox for the same function?

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Traveling up to the Great White North from the U.S.? AT&T customers who do so can take advantage of the country’s first LTE wireless roaming agreement: The carrier announced a deal with Rogers Communictions on Monday. It’s definitely a handy option, but be prepared to spend some serious money as the service costs more than your passport fee. AT&T hasn’t changed its Data Global Add-On packages so you’ll pay the following prices: 120MB for $30 a month, 300MB for $60 a month or 800MB for $120 per month.

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