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  • Apple, AT&T: Uh, Yeah, MMS for iPhone Coming Soon
    Facing a lawsuit over alleged false advertising, AT&T Inc. (T) and Apple Inc. (AAPL) said this week they’ll add picture-message capability to the iPhone 3G and 3Gs by Sept. 25. The feature will be nice for the 9 million iPhone users out there ... but ...More
    September 4, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report Names BlackBerry Storm 2 Release Date
    It’s looking more and more like Verizon’s move to cut the price of the BlackBerry Storm to just $50 was indeed a precursor to the release of the Storm 2.The popular Storm didn’t take long to sell out when it was released last fall. Now, a new report ...More
    September 4, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Gets Rave Review in Canada
    While the Palm Pre opened to mixed reviews in the U.S., it didn’t take long for it to get its first sparkling marks in Canada.One week after its release there, The Edmonton Sun has a lot of great things to say about the smartphone, calling it “giddily ...More
    September 4, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T iPhone Users Are Network Capacity Hogs
    For a while, iPhone users were the gloaty ones, having gotten their paws on that cool Apple Inc. (AAPL) device and all.Now the rest of us can indulge in some schadenfreude because it seems AT&T Inc.’s (T) 9 million iPhone users are network hogs and creating ...More
    September 3, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: Palm Pre Sales to Miss Estimates
    A new report says sales of the Palm Pre are likely to fall way short of the 1 to 1.5 million smartphones that Sprint had hoped to sell in the third quarter.David Eller of Town Hall Investment Research says Sprint and Palm have reason to feel downright gloomy. Although no ...More
    September 3, 2009 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Touts WiMAX's Head Start
    IT EXPO — WiMAX’s advantages over other broadband wireless technologies, specifically Long Term Evolution (LTE), lie in its established profile, its shorter pathway to consumer electronics devices, and its stable intellectual-property underpinnings, said Ali ...More
    September 2, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • Leap Wireless Shares Up 7.46% on M&A Talk
    Shares of Leap Wireless closed up nearly 7.5 percent Wednesday amid speculation that anyone from MetroPCS to AT&T Inc. would buy the pay-as-you-go mobile provider.A Leap-MetroPCS combination makes the most sense, analysts said – the two companies run very similar ...More
    September 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T: iPhone What?
    Smartphones might still rule the roost for now, but AT&T Inc. also sees a future in more nontraditional devices, like consumer electronics and machine-to-machine modules. The carrier's been talking about emerging devices for more than a year now, and now is splashily ...More
    September 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Launches in New Texas Markets, Pacific NW
    Clearwire Communications today officially launched its CLEAR 4G WiMAX service in 10 new markets. The expansion brings its fast mobile Internet service area to a total of 14 markets and more than 10 million people. New markets include Abilene, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, ...More
    September 1, 2009 Posted in News
  • BlackBerry Storm 2 Soon? Verizon Cuts Original’s Price
    There could be a “Storm” on the horizon – a Storm 2, to be more specific.Rumors have been flying since May that the release of the new BlackBerry touchscreen device might be imminent. But now there might be better evidence. Verizon Wireless has cut the ...More
    August 31, 2009 Posted in News