• Verizon Wireless: Metered 3G, LTE Billing ‘the Future’
    Metered billing for wireless data, be it 3G or 4G, is not only the future, but it’s simply more fair. That’s the latest word from the ever-quotable Verizon Wireless CTO, Dick Lynch. He pointed out to the Washington Post that the end of flat-rate pricing is ...More
    January 13, 2010 Posted in News
  • Palm CEO Stunner: ‘I’ve Never Used’ an iPhone
    People are wondering today whether Palm (PALM) CEO Jon Rubinstein is a “liar or a fool,” to snatch a phrase from The Business Insider. That’s because Rubinstein said last Friday he’s never, ever used an iPhone.“I’ve never used one ...More
    January 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Tanking Across the Pond — Report
    Oh, Palm Pre. Every piece of good news seems to be bring a bit of the bad.Just days after announcing a deal with Verizon Wireless that could lead to a boost in sales in the U.S., a new report says the Pre is performing dreadfully in the U.K. and Ireland. ...More
    January 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • Google Nexus Two Already Getting Chatted Up
    It’s only been out for about five seconds, but already there’s chatter about a successor to the Google Nexus One.The Nexus One smartphone was launched with much fanfare last week, but Google execs have wasted no time in boasting about plans for the Nexus Two, ...More
    January 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • New Product Could Ease Handset Radiation Fears
    Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — Better known as the name one the world’s first arcade games, Pong might just keep you safe from harm. Pong is a company that makes skins for mobile phones. It released its iPhone skin last year and is now taking pre-orders for ...More
    January 9, 2010 Posted in News
  • Motorola ‘Flips’ Over Backflip, Other Android News
    Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — Motorola is trying to carry the momentum from the release of its Droid smartphone last fall into the new year. At CES this week, the company announced more Android-based phones are on the way – both high-end and wallet-friendly – an effort ...More
    January 8, 2010 Posted in News
  • Palm Confirms Verizon Partnership for Pre, Pixi
    Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — As expected, Palm today announced a new partnership with Verizon Wireless to sell new versions of the Palm Pre and the Palm Pixi. And you won’t have to wait long – they’ll go on sale Jan. 25. No pricing details are ...More
    January 7, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T Announces Android Plans
    AT&T today announced plans to launch five new devices from Dell, HTC and Motorola based on the Android platform. The company also announced a major initiative to expand the universe of mobile applications beyond smartphones to more mobile phones – and spur future ...More
    January 6, 2010 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Improvements Could Help It Compete
    Let’s say you got a Palm Pre when it was all the rage last summer, and since it came out, we’ve seen a new version of the venerable iPhone, praise for the Motorola Droid and drooling over the Nexus One from Google. Now you’re wondering if you made the ...More
    January 6, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon to Snag iPhone, Apple iSlate Tablet?
    The fabled Apple Tablet, or ‘iSlate,’ is back in the rumor mill again with chatter that Verizon Wireless will be the 3G carrier for the device. Oh, and Verizon’s getting the iPhone too, according to analysts. Broadpoint AmTech analyst Brian Marshall is ...More
    January 6, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News