Wireless


  • Despite Delays, Skype for BlackBerry Coming
    BlackBerry users got giddy last spring when they heard a Skype application was coming to their smartphones. So what happened?Skype says it’s had some delays that are beyond its control, but isn’t being specific. The company hasn’t been able to move out of ...More
    January 16, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless Rolls Out Cheaper Pricing Plans
    If those AT&T and Verizon Wireless television commercials were fighting words, the fight may now have really begun with the announcement that Verizon has cut rates on its wireless plans, effective Monday.The company’s nationwide unlimited voice plan has been ...More
    January 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • Mobile Revenues to Hit $1 Trillion by 2013
    Putting a very big number on the coming explosion in wireless data, research firm Informa Telecoms & Media predicted that revenue from mobile services will surpass the $1 trillion mark in 2013. That’s one trillion, with a capital “T.”“The ...More
    January 15, 2010 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Plus, Palm Pixi Plus Prices Publicized
    Palm lovers who have been waiting eagerly for a wireless network other than Sprint to strike a deal with the company got their wish last week at the Consumer Electronics Show. Today, they’re getting another wish granted: Prices for the new Palm Pre Plus and Palm ...More
    January 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • Google Nexus One: What’s Hot, What’s Not
    Now that the Google Nexus One has been available for about a week, there’s been some time to use the new smartphone and reflect on its strengths and weaknesses. That’s exactly what’s been done by a blogger at jkOnTheRun, who lists 16 things he likes and ...More
    January 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • Americans Texting Millions of Dollars to Haiti
    Cell-phone users in the U.S. have found a way to help victims of that massive earthquake in Haiti.As of Thursday afternoon, American texters had donated more than $4 million to the Red Cross. All they’ve had to do is text “Haiti” to the number 90999 and ...More
    January 14, 2010 Posted in News
  • Survey Says: Verizon Wireless Is Top Carrier
    The first-ever wireless carriers survey from Zagat puts Verizon at the top of the heap. The company got feedback from more than 2,300 wireless customers who rated Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile on key performance aspects: reliability, coverage, products, value and ...More
    January 14, 2010 Posted in News
  • iPhone, FLO Could Change Mobile TV Outlook
    Could the iPhone change the outlook for mobile television from dicey to popular? Qualcomm Inc. certainly hopes so. Last week at CES it unveiled an accessory that will enable its FLO TV service on the iPhone and iPod Touch.Specifically, the accessory is a FLO-enabling ...More
    January 13, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Google: Nexus One Support Issues to Be Resolved ‘Quickly’
    Trouble with getting support from Google Inc. for that Nexus One handset? Never fear, Google said on Wednesday. It’s working to make sure issues will be resolved “quickly.” It’s unclear if consumers will buy that promise. Google has had a rough first ...More
    January 13, 2010 Posted in News
  • Google Nexus One Sales Not Terrific
    Calling the new Google phone “the most controversial and confusing Android handset launch to date,” the mobile application market research firm Flurry published sales estimates that indicate first-week sales of the much-anticipated Nexus One have been ...More
    January 13, 2010 By Richard Martin Posted in News