Wireless


  • Palm Pre Didn’t Cut It? Pixi Called On to Save Company
    It seems that just a few months ago we were hearing a lot of talk about the Pre being the phone that could return Palm to prominence in the device world.But after mixed reviews that either proclaimed it the best thing since sliced bread or no match for the iPhone, most ...More
    November 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Flexes Its 3G Muscles in San Francisco
    Verizon might be flummoxing AT&T over its 3G coverage on the TV airwaves, but the company continues to make improvements in its nationwide network.The San Francisco Bay Area is the latest major population center to get an upgrade. AT&T has spent more than $65 ...More
    November 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm CEO Disses Android
    As the Android platform gains steam, particularly with Verizon Wireless’ Droid handset gaining in profile, Palm Inc. has taken to the media to dis the competition and tout the merits of its own OS, the webOS platform that powers the Palm Pre and Pixi.Palm’s CEO ...More
    November 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Howdy, WiMAX: Sprint Launches in Austin, San Antonio
    As previously announced, Sprint-Nextel Corp. on Monday rolled out WiMAX mobile broadband wireless in Austin and San Antonio, Texas.The rollout continues for WiMAX operator Clearwire Corp. and its investors. Sprint owns a 51 percent stake in Clearwire and is acting as an ...More
    November 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Tandberg Enables Flash Video Streaming
    Video conferencing specialist Tandberg is enabling live and on-demand streaming of Flash-based and multi-protocol multimedia to desktop and mobile users, thanks to a technology partnership with Wowza Media. By integrating the controls for Wowza Media Server software into ...More
    November 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Samsung Offers 3G CDMA Femtocell
    Samsung Telecommunications America will launch a new femtocell, the 3G Ubicell Personal CDMA Base Station, in 2010.The Ubicell is meant to be offered via carriers for use in home or small office environments. The small plug-and-play base station boosts indoor cellular ...More
    November 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • BlackBerry Bold 2 Price Slashed at Wal-Mart
    Wal-Mart is driving down the price of smartphones this holiday season, almost all by itself.The competition for your buck is sure to heat up even more now that the discount giant has announced it’s selling the new BlackBerry Bold 2, or 9700, for just $99. Well, sort ...More
    November 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Virgin Mobile USA Expands Broadband2Go Distribution
    Virgin Mobile USA is expanding the retail footprint for Broadband2Go, its 3G nationwide wireless Internet service without an annual contract, monthly subscription or activation fee.Retailing at $99.99, Broadband2Go can now be purchased directly from www.virginmobileusa.com ...More
    November 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Carrier Billing Comes to BlackBerry App World in 2010
    Research in Motion CEO Jim Balsillie says BlackBerry App World will start offering carrier billing sometime next year. The announcement came at the BlackBerry Developer Conference this week.It comes as welcome news for customers who buy apps for their phones. Right ...More
    November 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Fires Back at Verizon in Customer Letter
    AT&T is turning to its own customers in efforts to defend itself against a new series of ads from Verizon.In a new letter to its customers, AT&T says it wants to set the record straight about the ads showing maps comparing the two companies’ wireless coverage. ...More
    November 13, 2009 Posted in News