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  • Motorola Android-Based CLIQ Pricing Revealed
    T-Mobile USA has announced official details on pricing and the availability date for the Motorola CLIQ, the carrier’s third Google Android-based smartphone.The CLIQ will show up in stores beginning Nov. 2 for $199.99 with a two-year contract and qualifying voice and ...More
    September 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Gets Kudos For MMS Launch
    It seems AT&T Inc. (T) did a good job of rolling out its MMS service ... which should have been available all along, but what the hey. At least the RBOC is getting some kudos. Recall that AT&T was very nervous about the launch that took place last Friday. But ...More
    September 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • Navi-Phone: AT&T, Garmin Release GPS Handset
    The navigation phone has arrived, with turn-by-turn voice-prompted directions, a “Where am I?” feature, and a feature that helps users find their car in a crowded parking lot or unfamiliar location.AT&T Inc. and Garmin International Inc. will make the Garmin ...More
    September 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • Orange Strips O2 of iPhone Exclusivity in UK
    Let the price wars begin! Telefonica’s O2 plans to sell the Apple iPhone for free with a two-year contract, and now rival Orange says it’ll start carrying the iPhone for U.K. users later this year.That will mark the end of O2’s two-year iPhone exclusivity ...More
    September 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • China Unicom Confirms $733 iPhone
    China Unicom will launch the iPhone this week, on Oct. 1. It will charge about $733 (5,000 yuan) for the device.The carrier has a three-year exclusive deal with Apple Inc.. Users willing to sink that kind of money into the device will have eight different service plans to ...More
    September 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless Drops Palm Pre Like A Bad Date
    In May, Verizon Wireless (VZ) wanted the Palm Pre.And Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) said, back off, Verizon, it’s ours through the end of the year. So Verizon scheduled the arrival of the Pre for its company for January. Today, however, TheStreet reports ...More
    September 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Jumpy About Friday’s Long-Overdue iPhone MMS Add
    AT&T Inc. (T) has a lot on the line for its MMS turn-up tomorrow. The exclusive carrier of the iPhone on Friday morning, Pacific time, will enable MMS, which users will be able to download through iTunes. AT&T might be projecting a nonchalant image, but an ...More
    September 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple Says ‘Oh, Yes’ to iPhone Porn Star Apps
    This ought to incur much gnashing of teeth over at iPorn: Apple Inc. (AAPL) has approved the first adult-film related iPhone apps and they have nothing to do with iPorn. Rather, Apple gave the thumbs-up for two apps dedicated to the careers of porn stars Sunny Leone ...More
    September 23, 2009 Posted in News
  • Analyst: BlackBerry Tour Return Rate 50%
    Once referred to as “awesome” and “ridiculously fabulous,” the BlackBerry Tour is seeing its fair share of problems.Just last week, an analyst ripped the Tour for its faulty trackballs, which TownHall Investment Research said was leading to a ...More
    September 21, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Femtocell First Available in Charlotte
    AT&T rolled out its first femtocell device to the public Monday, beginning with a trial run in Charlotte, N.C.The AT&T Microcell is a mini cell tower that’s designed to boost 3G data and voice signals indoors, using the customer’s home Internet ...More
    September 21, 2009 Posted in News