• iPhone Rakes in a Third of Industry Profit
    Bernstein Research analyst Toni Sacconaghi has detemined that the iPhone accounted for a full 32 percent of mobile handset profit in the first half of the year.That said, the iPhone only brought in about 8 percent of industry revenue, a far cry from No. 1 Nokia. In fact, ...More
    August 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple Tablet: Coming Soon, $1.2B in Revenue
    The Apple tablet rumors/predictions have ratcheted up in recent weeks, with the consensus being that the world will finally meet this mysterious (and as yet officially unconfirmed) device this fall or early 2010, and possibly at the iPod event next month. But what, exactly, ...More
    August 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T to Get Android-y with Fiesta?
    The Web is alike with rumors and leaks, and this week the hot item is that AT&T Inc. might become the second American carrier to launch an Android handset, in the form of the HTC Fiesta.Self-proclaimed “scooper” blog Cellpassion said it found an internal HTC ...More
    August 7, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T to Invest More Than $17B in Broadband, Community
    High-school drop-out rates? Environmental issues? Volunteerism? These don’t at first blush seem to be the core business of a telecom carrier, particularly in the midst of a recession. Yet AT&T Inc. is ponying up $865 million to help communities address ...More
    August 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint Hitches WiMAX to Wi-Fi Routers
    Sprint-Nextel Corp. has added 4G to its “personal hotspot” line-up.The Sprint Personal Hotspot PHS300S and the Cradlepoint MBR-1000 Broadband Router for business both feature both 3G and 4G connectivity, and can bridge multiple, Wi-Fi devices to the Sprint ...More
    August 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bad Apple: The Anti-iPhone Backlash Begins?
    It’s certainly been a run of, um, interesting news for digital darling Apple Inc. in the past two weeks. The question is, how damaging is the fallout, particularly for the iPhone? ...More
    August 6, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in Articles
  • Collateral Damage: BlackBerry’s UberTwitter Takes a Dive
    Twitter users are not having a great day. Especially if they’re BlackBerry aficionados too. Thursday afternoon it became apparent that UberTwitter, the most popular Twitter client for BlackBerry, has been completely knocked out of service.Twitter itself experienced an ...More
    August 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Cellular South Expands 3G
    Cellular South has upgraded to 3G wireless service in 15 counties and 60 cities in the Mississippi Delta region. "We know that our customers count on our network in every way and this expansion of high-speed data service will greatly enhance efforts to diversify the economy ...More
    August 6, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • T-Mobile myTouch Beats Palm Pre, iPhone
    T-Mobile USA’s myTouch 3G launched this week for $199, prompting an immediate flurry of speculation over whether the handset can bring T-Mobile the droves of new subscribers it wants and needs. The carrier itself said Thursday that the myTouch will give it ...More
    August 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Software Powwow Could Lead to Mega Apps
    A gathering of software developers might not sound exciting to everyone, but for Palm Pre owners, it could be the launching pad for a whole bunch of new apps for the smartphone.More than 1300 developers in 80 cities worldwide will explore the potential of webOS – the ...More
    August 6, 2009 Posted in News