• Palm Pre Plus, Pixi Plus Make Verizon Debuts
    The Palm Pre smartphone has made its debut on the Verizon Wireless network, ending an exclusive run with Sprint that lasted less than eight months.The updated Pre – called the Pre Plus – can now be purchased online and at Verizon retail outlets for $149.99 after ...More
    January 26, 2010 Posted in News
  • Cox Wraps Test of Voice, HD Video Over 4G LTE Network
    Cox Communications says it has successfully completed testing of voice calling and high definition video streaming over wireless networks using 4G LTE technology.Cox’s 4G technology and service trials use the AWS and 700 MHz spectrum that it acquired at FCC auctions ...More
    January 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • Report: AT&T Wants To Dump iPhone Exclusivity
    While many would argue that opening the iPhone up to other carriers would benefit Apple with additional sales, an inside source at AT&T is saying that it’s the telecom giant that’s looking to end the exclusive deal for the device. Problems with data overload on ...More
    January 25, 2010 Posted in News
  • The Next iPhone: Recommendations for Improvement
    With rumors rampant that the release of the next version of the iPhone is imminent, perhaps at a media event scheduled for Jan. 27, many are curious to see what improvements might be made to the world’s best-known smartphone. A writer for the San Jose Mercury News, ...More
    January 22, 2010 Posted in News
  • Is Any Wireless Network Ready for Apple's Tablet?
    Apple has remained typically mum on any details regarding the launch of its new tablet computer at an event next week. Heck, we don’t even know for sure that it is the tablet, rumored to be called the “iSlate.” Some have speculated that the announcement is ...More
    January 21, 2010 Posted in News
  • Review: Palm Pre Plus Not Worth Switch to Verizon
    Verizon Wireless gets its hands on the Palm Pre and the Palm Pixi for the first time next week, and that means a whole bunch of new customers do too.The phones coming to the nation’s biggest wireless carrier are not exactly the same as the ones offered exclusively by ...More
    January 21, 2010 Posted in News
  • snom Shows Off Touchscreen VoIP Desk Phone
    IT EXPO — It’s the intersection of smartphone and VoIP deskset: snom technology AG is showing off its new snom 870 Touchscreen Phone at the ITEXPO in Orlando this week.The snom 870 is the latest addition to snom's "8" series of fourth-generation SIP phones. The ...More
    January 21, 2010 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Verizon Adjusts Early Termination Fees
    Verizon recently got a smack on the wrist when an FCC probe concerned itself with the reasons the carrier had increased its early termination fee (ETF) from $175 to $350. Therefore, Verizon has responded to the “attention” by taking 10 handsets off of its ...More
    January 20, 2010 Posted in News
  • Wireless Carriers Slash Voice, Tap Data For Growth
    It’s true that voice continues to become commoditized, but a decrease in unlimited voice packages by $30 each might mean an increase in revenue for Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Initiatives to steer subscribers toward data plans – which, of course, are more ...More
    January 20, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon iPhone Launch Imminent?
    With Apple Inc.’s mysterious launch event coming up next week, everyone’s wondering if we’ll finally see the Apple tablet unveiled. But at least one analyst thinks we’ll also see a CDMA iPhone, bound for Verizon Wireless.Canaccord Adams analyst Peter ...More
    January 20, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News