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  • Verizon Jabs at AT&T for Network Problems
    AT&T, a long-suffering target of criticism in the blogosphere for network-related problems, is now taking some not-so-subtle jabs from its top competitor, Verizon.Verizon announced this week a competitor to the popular Apple iPhone. The DROID smartphone will run on ...More
    October 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • iPhone Exclusivity: Point-Counterpoint
    The debate over whether Apple should keep its exclusive iPhone deal with AT&T is reaching a fever pitch this week.A Wall Street analyst stepped into the fray, saying Apple is likely to drop the exclusive agreement and give Verizon subscribers the opportunity to pick up ...More
    October 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Watch Out Humans: Verizon DROID Arrives Next Week
    BlackBerry Storm 2, move over? The DROID smartphone from Motorola Inc. will roll out next week on the Verizon Wireless network. The companies said on Wednesday. Verizon is doing a full-court marketing press for the DROID, its first Google Android-based handset (perhaps ...More
    October 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Puts BlackBerry Storm 2 on Sale
    On Wednesday Verizon Wireless made the long-awaited BlackBerry Storm 2 available online, and retail stores will have availability as the day goes on. The update to Research in Motion Ltd.‘s first touchscreen BlackBerry will cost $180 after an online discount or $100 ...More
    October 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • iPhone Hits 30% Market Share
    While various BlackBerrys continue to hold the most sway over the hearts and minds of U.S. smartphone users, Apple Inc. has reached a milestone in its quest for a come-from-behind victory in the market: a 30 percent market share based on sales of just one device, the ...More
    October 28, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Data Congestion AT&T’s Fault?
    If you own or know someone who owns an iPhone – or is simply an AT&T customer for that matter – there’s no doubt you’ve heard at least one story about slow data transfers, dropped calls and other network service problems brought on by massive ...More
    October 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Cousin, Palm Pixi, Ready for Debut
    Tired of your passé Palm Pre after just a few months? Well, you’re in luck. Palm has announced a number of details about the Pre’s successor, the Palm Pixi, including its release date.The Pixi is a little less bulky than the Pre – even less so than ...More
    October 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon to Sell BlackBerry Storm2 This Week
    The wait is almost over for BlackBerry junkies looking forward to the release of the Storm2. Verizon announced today that it will start selling the new smartphone in its retail outlets, online and through business sales channels on Wednesday.The company claims the phone has ...More
    October 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • ITU OKs Universal Phone Charger Standard
    The ITU this week gave its stamp of approval to an energy-efficient universal charger for mobile phones.The new Universal Charging Solution (UCS) enables the same charger to be used for all future handsets, regardless of make and model. In addition to dramatically cutting ...More
    October 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • UPDATE: Comcast, Clearwire, Sprint Announce Q4 WiMAX Markets
    The WiMAX roll-out by Clearwire Corp. and its investors continues with Clearwire, Comcast Corp. and Sprint-Nextel Corp. announcing plans for additional markets to launch in the fourth quarter.The three will each launch commercial 4G service in Philadelphia in the next ...More
    October 23, 2009 Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony