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  • Some iPhone Users Get MMS Now
    AT&T Inc.’s network is apparently supporting picture messaging for the iPhone for certain users, if eyewitness reports are accurate.AT&T is planning to enable MMS on the iPhone beginning Sept. 25. But blogger Ash Kalb at Mediaite.com noted Saturday that his ...More
    September 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • LG Intros Android Phone
    Momentum is growing in the Google Android-based mobile device arena, with LG Electronics becoming the latest handset manufacturer to intro an Android phone.The LG-GW620 will launch in Europe in the fourth quarter, and expand availability from there. The company hasn’t ...More
    September 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Finally! IEEE Ratifies 802.11n ‘Super Wi-Fi’
    The IEEE said late Friday that its standards board has ratified the 802.11n Wi-Fi standard, which offers throughput speeds of 50mbps.The final spec is interoperable with draft certification versions of the standard, which is critical for vendors. The 802.11n standard has ...More
    September 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: AT&T Should Keep iPhone Exclusivity
    As many assume the iPhone will be available on the Verizon network sometime next year, at least a couple of analysts are arguing that AT&T should fight to maintain its exclusive deal with Apple’s famous smartphone.iSuppli Corp. says AT&T should keep iPhone ...More
    September 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pixi: Not the Pre Part II
    The second device from Palm Inc. featuring its souped up webOS engine was announced this week. In all, it’s not the Pre Part II, and it’s not really the Pre Lite either, though it is a lower-end device than the Pre (no word yet on pricing though). In other ...More
    September 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Launches Online TV
    If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em?AT&T Inc. has jumped on the online video wagon with AT&T Entertainment, a new Web site available to any online customer in the U.S., which will provide thousands of streaming TV shows and movies from numerous content ...More
    September 10, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Motorola Kicks Off Android Gambit
    Motorola Inc. has unveiled its first Android device, the CLIQ for T-Mobile USA Inc., the first volley in a gambit meant to turn around Moto’s ailing handset division.Motorola co-CEO Sanjay Jha made the announcement at GigaOm’s Mobilize conference in San ...More
    September 10, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Sprint Unveiling Unlimited Cell-to-Cell Plan
    Sprint today is introducing a new calling plan that gives customers unlimited cell-to-cell calls to anyone in the U.S. Dubbed “Any Mobile, Anytime,” the new plan will set you back $70, but it includes data.Sprint, which has approximately 50 million customers on ...More
    September 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Reason for Concern? Top Radiation Handsets Named
    A new report from the Environmental Working Group names what it says are the cell phones that emit the highest radiation. The Motorola Moto VU204 and the T-Mobile myTouch 3G top the list. Motorola has four other phones that made the dubious top 10.On the flip side, the ...More
    September 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm to ‘Dust’ Off Pixi in Time for Holiday Season
    Opening to mixed reviews and so-so sales numbers – depending on what you expected from the Pre – Palm is ready to pull the wraps off of the new Pixi in time for the holidays.The Pixi is a smartphone that you might describe as the Pre’s little brother. ...More
    September 9, 2009 Posted in News