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  • Samsung Wants 20% Market Share: Launches 'Jet', New Omnias
    Samsung, the No. 2 cell phone maker worldwide, wants to expand its market share to 20 percent despite the recession, on the back of new devices like the touchscreen Jet and four next-generation versions of the Omnia, all unveiled today."Smartphones, touch phones and ...More
    June 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre: No Tethering for You
    Palm Inc. has asked developers to stop working on or even talking about a tethering app for the new Palm Pre, which would allow the device act as a laptop modem. The developers say Palm fears backlash from exclusive carrier Sprint-Nextel Corp..The developer group Pre Dev ...More
    June 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • iPhone 3G S Sold Out
    AT&T Inc. and Best Buy have run through their pre-order supplies for the new, faster iPhone 3G S, and Apple Inc. said the June 19 arrival date is an “estimate” at this point for the pre-orders it’s taking now.The just-unveiled iPhone 3G S, which ...More
    June 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Slammed for iPhone 3GS Upgrade Pricing
    It is the summer of iPhone users’ discontent. And, they are not keeping it to themselves. They are flooding the blogosphere in protest over AT&T’s upgrade pricing policies for the new Apple iPhone 3GS, which goes on sale June 19.The new 16GB model costs $399 ...More
    June 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Virgin Mobile USA Offers Mobile Broadband Prepaid
    While Verizon starts to phase out its 3G EV-DO network, Sprint continues to make deal with its.Virgin Mobile USA has announced a prepaid 3G Internet service is on the way over the Sprint EV-DO Rev. A network. It will be called Broadband2Go. Subscribers use a modem that ...More
    June 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Toshiba Adds Longer-Range Cordless Phone
    Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division, announced Wednesday the launch of a next-generation DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) cordless telephone, that offers seven times the range of other similar devices.Made for use ...More
    June 10, 2009 By Khali Henderson Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Bing Porn Makes Users ‘Google’y-Eyed
    Microsoft Corp. launched its new search engine, Bing, to great fanfare last week, managing to take over No. 2 provider Yahoo! almost overnight. One little glitch: Bing allows access to full-motion live-action porn feeds, right from the Bing site. The search engine allows ...More
    June 8, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint: Pre Sales Were Record-Setting Awesomeness
    Sprint-Nextel Corp. is loving its Pre right now, thanks to the sales record the device set on Sunday for the most sales on the first day and first weekend for any Sprint device. Many locations sold out (as anticipated thanks to stocking shortages).The carrier is using the ...More
    June 8, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • AT&T Lights Up LG Neon
    All the focus lately has been on high-end smartphones like the new iPhone 3G S and the Palm Pre, but notable new feature phones are coming to market too. For instance, take the new LG Neon, from AT&T Inc.There’s no 3G, but the $29.99 gadget (after rebate) has a ...More
    June 8, 2009 Posted in News
  • Programmer: iPhone Will Crush Android
    Android, the mobile operating system developed by Google, is becoming available on more devices, and is generally perceived as good technology. But one programmer says you shouldn’t expect it to compete with the technology running Apple’s iPhone for very ...More
    June 8, 2009 Posted in News