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  • BlackBerry Outlook Gloomy as Competition Grows
    A question that would have seemed inconceivable only a year ago now seems highly pertinent: Will the BlackBerry, once a must-have workhorse and status symbol for millions of corporate executives (and wannabes), be able to survive in the new era of the iPhone, Android, and ...More
    April 1, 2010 By Richard Martin Posted in Articles
  • Verizon Slashes Palm Pre, Pixi Prices Again
    If you paid full price less than three months ago for a Palm Pre Plus or Pixi Plus on the Verizon Wireless network, you might not consider this to be good news. But if you’re in the market for one of these smartphones – or perhaps thought you’d wait until ...More
    April 1, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T Preps Network for iPhone Throwdown with Verizon
    AT&T Inc. has a problem: The iPhone has a wandering eye, and it might not stick exclusively with the carrier for very much longer. AT&T is ready to take its guns to town to avoid losing customers or potential customers, by beefing up its network (and its competitive ...More
    March 31, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • New Prepaid Customers Outnumber Postpaid for First Time
    Reports from Ovum/Datamonitor and IDG show that the number of new prepaid wireless customers in the U.S. was more than the number of new, contract-based cell phone agreements for the first time ever in the fourth quarter of 2009.According to the most recent available ...More
    March 31, 2010 Posted in News
  • WSJ: Verizon CDMA iPhone Coming Soon
    Apple Inc. will bring to market a CDMA version of the iPhone for the Verizon Wireless network, according to unnamed sources talking to the Wall Street Journal. The phone will likely start in mass production in September, they said.The sources also said that, as expected, a ...More
    March 29, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Sprint, Clearwire Expand WiMAX 4G in Houston
    Clearwire Communications LLC has expanded its sales operations for its CLEAR WiMAX mobile Internet service throughout greater Houston. The company also named John Smith as general manager for the Houston market. Meanwhile, Sprint Corp. announced the launch of its own ...More
    March 29, 2010 Posted in News
  • Apple iPad Preorders Sold Out, Best Buy To Sell
    Apple iPad news hit and hit hard Monday morning: The long-awaited tablet device has sold out its pre-orders for now. Meanwhile, customers lucky enough to have already snagged a pre-order are getting their shipping notifications today. And, Best Buy will be carrying the ...More
    March 29, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Error Sent AT&T 911 Calls from Salt Lake to Seattle
    You’ve heard the 911 horror stories – busy signals, not enough emergency personnel, an occasional rude, unresponsive operator – but how about this one? Your house is on fire or you hear a burglar in your Salt Lake City home, and when you call 911 on your ...More
    March 26, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless Customers Hit by Credit Card Scam
    Verizon Wireless customers seem to be the targets of a new credit/debit card scam.It’s happening in Bucyrus, Ohio, a small city of about 15,000. Residents there who have Verizon cell service are getting calls from people asking for credit and debit card info in order ...More
    March 26, 2010 Posted in News
  • Motorola Devour Now Available via Verizon
    The Motorola Devour smartphone is now available from Verizon Wireless, in stores and online. You can get it for $150 after a $100 mail-in rebate and a new, two-year service agreement.Devour is the second Android-powered smartphone from Motorola to run on Verizon Wireless' ...More
    March 26, 2010 Posted in News