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  • 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
  • Ericsson: We’ll Close Nortel Wireless Deal Soon
    A senior Ericsson exec says his company plans to close its purchase of Nortel Networks’ wireless assets very soon.Ericsson CTO Hakan Eriksson, who will be taking over the company’s Silicon Valley operations in January, told Reuters that there’s very little ...More
    November 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • BlackBerry-Maker RIM to Buy Back Shares
    Facing renewed competition in the smartphone segment it owned for many years, BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion (RIMM) has seen its share price drop by 30 percent since it reported quarterly earnings in September. Today, believing such competitive concerns are ...More
    November 5, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • BlackBerry Bold 2 Generating Rave Reviews
    As the new BlackBerry Bold 2, 9700, Onyx, or whatever you want to call it, goes on sale tomorrow in the U.K., glowing reviews are beginning to follow it – unlike this early preview last month that called it a “non-story” because it lacks the innovation ...More
    November 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Expands CLEAR WiMAX in Philly Area
    Clearwire Communications is expanding its sales operations for CLEAR’s mobile Internet service in the Philadelphia area, effective today.CLEAR covers 1000 square miles and approximately 3.6 million people in the Philadelphia market. Regionally, service extends as far ...More
    November 5, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless Expands 3G in Connecticut
    Verizon Wireless is investing in New Haven County, Conn., to stay ahead of rising demand for wireless voice, 3G multimedia and Internet access. Regionally, the company has invested more than $2.5 billion into its New England network over the past nine years, including more ...More
    November 4, 2009 Posted in News
  • T-Mobile Customers Inconvenienced By Outage
    On Tuesday, T-Mobile customers experienced a massive outage leaving some of their voice and data capabilities impaired or halted altogether.T-Mobile issued a statement saying that their rapid response teams were working to quickly restore the service. The service ...More
    November 4, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Files Suit Against Verizon for 3G Ads
    The recent “There’s a Map for That” ad campaign being run by Verizon Wireless is taking some heat from AT&T (T). AT&T is suing the carrier for supposedly misleading viewers by suggesting that AT&T’s coverage is spotty.Echoing ...More
    November 3, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre, iPhone, Droid: Which Reigns Supreme?
    With the Motorola Droid ready to debut on the Verizon Wireless network, the smartphone wars might be ready to explode even beyond what we saw with the release of the Palm Pre and the iPhone 3G S this past summer.The hype surrounding the Droid might make some smartphone ...More
    November 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint Offers First Netbook, ‘Deal’ Draws Criticism
    Sprint joins the netbook wars with the debut of the Dell Inspiron Mini today. It’s a 10-inch device that Sprint, in its press release, says “offers blazing-fast Internet access in a convenient, affordable and portable package that can easily fit in a purse, ...More
    November 2, 2009 Posted in News