Wireless


  • AT&T 3G Speeds Beating Sprint, Verizon
    In a recent PCWorld test, AT&T (T) ranked as the top-performing 3G network. Take that, Verizon. Granted, the test only covered 13 cities, the AT&T’s download speeds came in 67 percent faster than competitors’.Last spring, AT&T’s download ...More
    February 24, 2010 Posted in News
  • Sprint Plans First WiMAX Handset in First Half
    Sprint-Nextel Corp. will release a WiMAX-capable handset – the first in the wild in the United States – in the first half of the year. The WiMAX handset has been rumored since before CES in January, reportedly to be a touchscreen Google Android device, possibly ...More
    February 23, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon To Boot RIM’s BlackBerry Storm – Reports
    Research In Motion (RIMM) could be in trouble.Rumor is rampant today that Verizon Wireless (VZ) is discontinuing sales of the BlackBerry Storm, one of RIM’s iconic devices, over too-high return rates.Indeed, customers were not fond of the first ...More
    February 23, 2010 Posted in News
  • Racy, Racist BlackBerry Texts Can Cost You Your Job
    A government official in Florida has resigned after being accused of sending sex-laced text messages to a number of women and sharing a racist joke – all on the BlackBerry he was issued for his job as Parks & Public Works Director in Homestead, Fla.Robert Landen ...More
    February 22, 2010 Posted in News
  • Why the Palm Pre Plus Is ‘Atrocious’
    While both acclaim and criticism for the Palm Pre have been relatively mild since the smartphone’s release last summer, a new review rips it like it’s never been ripped before.Sounding a lot like Simon Cowell on just about any episode of American Idol, a blogger ...More
    February 22, 2010 Posted in News
  • GLOBALINX Intros Wireless, Touchscreen Videophone
    GLOBALINX (Booth #1700 at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo) recently introduced an all-new lightweight, fully portable VideoPhone complete with internal rechargeable battery, Wi-Fi accessibility and touch screen operation. The CU-3000 features a 7-inch LCD screen ...More
    February 21, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Already Slashing Palm Prices
    Gone are the days of waiting a year until a newer version of your favorite device is revealed in order to take advantage of a price drop on the old one. Only three weeks after the Palm Pixi Plus made its debut on the Verizon Wireless network, Verizon is slashing the ...More
    February 19, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T To Sell iPhone Rival, Android-Powered Backflip
    AT&T Inc. (T) will carry its first Android-powered Motorola Inc. (MOT) phone as of this spring, but don’t expect any snarky digs at the iPhone this time around.When Verizon Wireless (VZ) launched the Motorola Droid last year, it ran a series of ...More
    February 18, 2010 Posted in News
  • Google's Schmidt: We Heart Carriers
    MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS — Google Inc. has no plans to cut traditional operators out of the communications value chain, CEO Eric Schmidt insists. Instead, the two have a symbiotic relationship. They simply ... complete each other."Find a way to say yes, not no, is our ...More
    February 17, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless: Ready for LTE Deployment
    MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS — Verizon Wireless is ready to deploy Long-Term Evolution, or LTE, “in a big way,” CTO Dick Lynch told a press conference at Mobile World Congress. Nonetheless, there are challenges to tackle.Lynch said the operator is expecting ...More
    February 17, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News