• Microsoft Unveils Marketplace for Windows Phone 7
    Continuing down its path of reinvigorating its smartphone strategy, Microsoft Corp. has officially unveiled its mobile applications marketplace and strategy for leveraging third-party apps developers for its new Windows Phone 7-series devices.Microsoft will bring ...More
    March 16, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • AT&T To Roll Out Smartphone-Type Apps for Messaging Phones
    AT&T Inc. says its fastest-growing wireless device category these days is quick-messaging devices, not smartphones. And it’s adding more advanced, cloud-based features to the midrange suite, blurring the lines between handset types.AT&T defines the QMD ...More
    March 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • Apple Starts Taking iPad Pre-Orders
    Apple Inc. started taking preorders for its tablet computer, the iPad, which is set to arrive in Wi-Fi-only form on April 3. Versions with embedded 3G will arrive later in the month. Customers can order iPads online or reserve them for pick-up at the Apple store. According ...More
    March 12, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Palm Pre, Palm Pixi Now Dirt Cheap
    There seems to be a fire sale going on for the Palm Pre and the Palm Pixi at a number of retail outlets.The smartphones have received mixed reviews since they were released last year. Verizon Wireless started selling an updated version of the Pre and the Pixi in January, ...More
    March 10, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T: Trivial Texts Lead to Fatal Crashes
    AT&T’s new anti-texting-while-driving campaign highlights the triviality of some texts and e-mails sent just before some fatal car crashes.The campaign features a series of messages like “Where u at?” in an effort to show just how short and unimportant ...More
    March 10, 2010 Posted in News
  • Motorola Combines Enterprise Mobility Channels
    Motorola Inc. (MOT) on Monday announced that it will combine all indirect sales partners for its Enterprise Mobility Solutions under one channel program, effective April 1.The new Motorola PartnerEmpower Program integrates Motorola’s Enterprise Mobility business and ...More
    March 8, 2010 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • AT&T: Metered Data Billing Coming
    Although they’re at each other’s throats in TV commercials, there’s one thing AT&T and Verizon Wireless can agree on: Metered billing for data is coming, and it might be here before we know it.Echoing what Verizon Wireless CTO Dick Lynch said earlier ...More
    March 4, 2010 Posted in News
  • Apple Users Twice as Likely To Pay for Apps than Android Fans
    Mobile metrics company AdMob has uncovered some interesting stats regarding purchasing behavior for applications and connected devices. For instance, it surveyed iPhone, iPod Touch, Android and WebOS users and found that Android users like their free apps. And, only 16 ...More
    March 1, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Infonetics: Strong Growth Shows WiMAX Is Working
    The WiMAX equipment sector is up for the third consecutive quarter, signaling continuing opportunity for growth in the 4G mobile broadband technology, according to an analyst firm. The number of WiMAX subscribers jumped 75 percent in 2009, to 6.8 million worldwide."The ...More
    March 1, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Sued Over 'Phantom' Internet Access Fee
    A complaint to the FCC over a “phantom” mobile Internet access fee has turned into a full-blown lawsuit. The class-action suit was filed against Verizon Wireless in federal court in New Jersey.Several hundred customers who own regular cell phones (not ...More
    March 1, 2010 Posted in News