• Cisco Refresh Addresses ‘Borderless Networks’ Vision
    Making good on its promise to deliver a set of offerings that supports its vision of a future of “borderless networks,” Cisco Systems Inc. has revamped its fixed-switching portfolio to address wired-wireless communications, energy management and the optimized ...More
    March 18, 2010 By Charlene O'Hanlon Posted in News
  • With Sprint Deal, Google Nexus One To Run on All Major Carriers
    It’s official: the Google Nexus One Android-based smartphone will be offered with carrier service from all four nationwide 3G mobile networks. Sprint-Nextel Corp. said today that a compatible Google Nexus One would be coming soon. Prices and timing were not given.The ...More
    March 17, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Google Nexus One Sales Bombing — Report
    Not everything Google touches turns to gold after all.A new report shows that the search giant has sold only 135,000 of its Nexus One smartphones since its debut more than 10 weeks ago. To quantify that, Apple sold 1 million iPhones in the 74 days after they first went on ...More
    March 16, 2010 Posted in News
  • 40% of BlackBerry Users Want iPhone, Android Instead
    Lust for something different grows inside an overwhelming percentage of Blackberry users’ hearts, apparently: Nearly 40 percent of them would switch to the iPhone, and a whopping third of them would switch to the Android operating system, given the chance.And, it ...More
    March 16, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • 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