Wireless


  • AT&T’s New Smartbook: Not a Smartphone, Not a Netbook
    At a Qualcomm investor’s conference this week, CEO Paul Jacobs unveiled what will be the first smartbook on the market, made by Lenovo and sold by AT&T, using a Qualcomm chip.You might say that the smartbook is more than a smartphone, but less than a netbook. It ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre to Make Mexico Debut
    The Palm Pre is just two weeks from making its debut in Mexico. Telcel will be Palm’s network of choice."With the introduction of Palm Pre with Telcel in Mexico, we’re expanding the Palm webOS footprint into Latin America for the first time,” said Dave ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Early-Termination Fees Under Scrutiny in D.C.
    A U.S. senator from Minnesota is trying to get Congress to crack down on cell phone companies’ early-termination fees.Sen. Amy Klobuchar introduced the Cell Phone Consumer Empowerment Act this week and sent a letter to Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam, criticizing ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • iPhone, Palm Pre, Droid: Picking a 2009 Top 10
    With the year winding down and the holiday season approaching, it’s not too early to name the top smartphones of 2009. After all, you might want some help with your holiday electronics shopping.The Palm Pre, the iPhone 3G S and the Motorola Droid from Verizon have all ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T-Verizon-Compatible iPhone in the Works?
    Despite some naysayers out there, Verizon has said publicly on more than one occasion that it will be getting the iPhone early next year when AT&T’s exclusive contract runs out – assuming that contract isn’t extended. Now there’s more speculation ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • T-Mobile Outlines Plans for 3G Upgrade
    Running in fourth place to fellow wireless giants Verizon, AT&T and Sprint, T-Mobile has outlined plans to better its 3G network.T-Mobile announced that its 3G service will reach 200 million people by the end of 2009, including most major markets. The improvements will ...More
    November 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Google Delivers Free Wi-Fi for Holiday
    Delivering “one of our holiday gifts to our users,” Google Inc. (GOOG) said it will provide free Wi-Fi at 47 airports around the continental United States through Jan. 15, 2010. The company is also helping provide permanent free access at the Seattle and ...More
    November 10, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • MobileAccess Launches 4G Solution
    MobileAccess, a provider of in-building wireless solutions, has announced the launch of EnCOVER VE, what it said is the first 4G distributed antenna system (DAS) to deliver cellular services over a LAN infrastructure. EnCOVER VE leverages existing building infrastructure, ...More
    November 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Droid Takes on BlackBerry’s Business Customer Base
    It’s arrived. The Motorola Droid smartphone from Verizon Wireless makes its debut today. And despite all of the hyped-up TV commercials that make it look like the next fun, must-have electronic device, Verizon hopes it will serve as competition for BlackBerry in the ...More
    November 6, 2009 Posted in News
  • Smartphone War Sizzling: $99 iPhone 3G S Coming Soon?
    The glut of smartphones hitting the market in the last few months could be a win-win for the consumer, especially as prices are slashed. There are places you can get the Palm Pre for less than half the price of when it debuted back in June.Now, several sources are reporting ...More
    November 5, 2009 Posted in News