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  • 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
  • Google Launches Nexus One, Shakes Up Delivery Models
    Google Inc. is taking a page from Apple Inc., launching its own branded mobile phone this week – the first of many, apparently. But it’s also shaking up the accepted mobile delivery model by launching its own consumer electronics-type storefront for the gadget, ...More
    January 5, 2010 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Justice Dept. to FCC: U.S. Needs More Spectrum
    The U.S. Justice Department is calling on the FCC to open more spectrum to handle high-speed wireless Internet services. FCC officials, including Chairman Julius Genachowski, already have warned that demand for mobile data soon will outpace network capacity, so the Justice ...More
    January 5, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Adds Wireless Backup for Dedicated Internet
    Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) announced Tuesday that it is offering wireless broadband backup to small and medium business customers that purchase its dedicated Internet access service. The new offer, which is available nationwide immediately, is made possible ...More
    January 5, 2010 By Khali Henderson Posted in News
  • AT&T ‘Morally Wrong’ for Selling iPhone?
    Deserved or not, the continued bashing of AT&T’s network coverage and quality has entered the new year as sure as the ball drop in Times Square.David Coursey of IDG News Service raises an interesting question. He wonders, if based on AT&T’s ...More
    January 5, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon-Palm Partnership Talk Sizzling as CES Nears
    Is it more evidence that Verizon Wireless will be selling versions of the Palm Pre and Palm Pixi in the very near future?Just last month we told you that the companies were planning to announce a partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas later this week. ...More
    January 4, 2010 Posted in News
  • ADC Sells GSM Assets to Altobridge, Shifts Wireless Focus
    Shares of ADC Telecommunications Inc. (ADCT) traded notably higher on Monday as word spread that it has sold its GSM base station and switching assets, and some intellectual property, to a vendor in Ireland. ADC’s stock price had risen 6.44 percent to $6.61 by ...More
    January 4, 2010 Posted in News
  • Apple ‘iSlate’ Fuels Share Price, Critics
    Rumors of the impending launch of Apple’s (AAPL) tablet computer, reputedly to be called the “iSlate” and launched at the end of January, have fueled a 5-percent rise in the Cupertino, Calif.-based company’s stock. Now, inevitably, the backlash has ...More
    December 30, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News