• AT&T iPhone Users Are Network Capacity Hogs
    For a while, iPhone users were the gloaty ones, having gotten their paws on that cool Apple Inc. (AAPL) device and all.Now the rest of us can indulge in some schadenfreude because it seems AT&T Inc.’s (T) 9 million iPhone users are network hogs and creating ...More
    September 3, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: Palm Pre Sales to Miss Estimates
    A new report says sales of the Palm Pre are likely to fall way short of the 1 to 1.5 million smartphones that Sprint had hoped to sell in the third quarter.David Eller of Town Hall Investment Research says Sprint and Palm have reason to feel downright gloomy. Although no ...More
    September 3, 2009 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Touts WiMAX's Head Start
    IT EXPO — WiMAX’s advantages over other broadband wireless technologies, specifically Long Term Evolution (LTE), lie in its established profile, its shorter pathway to consumer electronics devices, and its stable intellectual-property underpinnings, said Ali ...More
    September 2, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • Leap Wireless Shares Up 7.46% on M&A Talk
    Shares of Leap Wireless closed up nearly 7.5 percent Wednesday amid speculation that anyone from MetroPCS to AT&T Inc. would buy the pay-as-you-go mobile provider.A Leap-MetroPCS combination makes the most sense, analysts said – the two companies run very similar ...More
    September 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T: iPhone What?
    Smartphones might still rule the roost for now, but AT&T Inc. also sees a future in more nontraditional devices, like consumer electronics and machine-to-machine modules. The carrier's been talking about emerging devices for more than a year now, and now is splashily ...More
    September 2, 2009 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Launches in New Texas Markets, Pacific NW
    Clearwire Communications today officially launched its CLEAR 4G WiMAX service in 10 new markets. The expansion brings its fast mobile Internet service area to a total of 14 markets and more than 10 million people. New markets include Abilene, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, ...More
    September 1, 2009 Posted in News
  • BlackBerry Storm 2 Soon? Verizon Cuts Original’s Price
    There could be a “Storm” on the horizon – a Storm 2, to be more specific.Rumors have been flying since May that the release of the new BlackBerry touchscreen device might be imminent. But now there might be better evidence. Verizon Wireless has cut the ...More
    August 31, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless Cops to Billing Errors
    ”Nationwide” is the word officials at Verizon Wireless used on Thursday to describe the pervasiveness of erroneous wireless data charges it made to people’s bills.The No. 1 domestic mobile operator said it would refund people’s money who were charged ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Say Nano-Cheese: iPod to Get Camera?
    You know how it is when you travel: You likely carry a phone, an iPod and a digital camera. Unless you have an iPhone, which combines all three. But for everyone else, Apple Inc. is reportedly making it easier by incorporating cameras into the next versions of the iPod ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Gray Market iPhones Heat Up China
    The iPhone will officially come to mainland China later this year, though analysts say not to expect huge numbers of sales. But judging from the thirst for unofficial, jailbroken phones among the Chinese, analysts might be surprised.China, with its 687 million subscribers, ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News