• Carrier Billing Comes to BlackBerry App World in 2010
    Research in Motion CEO Jim Balsillie says BlackBerry App World will start offering carrier billing sometime next year. The announcement came at the BlackBerry Developer Conference this week.It comes as welcome news for customers who buy apps for their phones. Right ...More
    November 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Fires Back at Verizon in Customer Letter
    AT&T is turning to its own customers in efforts to defend itself against a new series of ads from Verizon.In a new letter to its customers, AT&T says it wants to set the record straight about the ads showing maps comparing the two companies’ wireless coverage. ...More
    November 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Almost Giving Away Smartphones – Palm Pixi for $30
    The little cousin to the Palm Pre, known as the Pixi, makes its debut this weekend. Most places, the smartphone will set you back $100, but we found one place where they’re almost giving it away.LetsTalk.com will give you the phone for just 30 clams on pre-order. ...More
    November 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T’s New Smartbook: Not a Smartphone, Not a Netbook
    At a Qualcomm investor’s conference this week, CEO Paul Jacobs unveiled what will be the first smartbook on the market, made by Lenovo and sold by AT&T, using a Qualcomm chip.You might say that the smartbook is more than a smartphone, but less than a netbook. It ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre to Make Mexico Debut
    The Palm Pre is just two weeks from making its debut in Mexico. Telcel will be Palm’s network of choice."With the introduction of Palm Pre with Telcel in Mexico, we’re expanding the Palm webOS footprint into Latin America for the first time,” said Dave ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Early-Termination Fees Under Scrutiny in D.C.
    A U.S. senator from Minnesota is trying to get Congress to crack down on cell phone companies’ early-termination fees.Sen. Amy Klobuchar introduced the Cell Phone Consumer Empowerment Act this week and sent a letter to Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam, criticizing ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • iPhone, Palm Pre, Droid: Picking a 2009 Top 10
    With the year winding down and the holiday season approaching, it’s not too early to name the top smartphones of 2009. After all, you might want some help with your holiday electronics shopping.The Palm Pre, the iPhone 3G S and the Motorola Droid from Verizon have all ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T-Verizon-Compatible iPhone in the Works?
    Despite some naysayers out there, Verizon has said publicly on more than one occasion that it will be getting the iPhone early next year when AT&T’s exclusive contract runs out – assuming that contract isn’t extended. Now there’s more speculation ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • T-Mobile Outlines Plans for 3G Upgrade
    Running in fourth place to fellow wireless giants Verizon, AT&T and Sprint, T-Mobile has outlined plans to better its 3G network.T-Mobile announced that its 3G service will reach 200 million people by the end of 2009, including most major markets. The improvements will ...More
    November 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Google Delivers Free Wi-Fi for Holiday
    Delivering “one of our holiday gifts to our users,” Google Inc. (GOOG) said it will provide free Wi-Fi at 47 airports around the continental United States through Jan. 15, 2010. The company is also helping provide permanent free access at the Seattle and ...More
    November 10, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News