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  • Palm Pre Demos Arrive at Sprint Stores – Report
    More evidence – and we use that term loosely – that the Palm Pre launch date is almost here: The Web site IntoMobile says one of its reliable tipsters is spreading the word that Pre demo units are arriving in Sprint retail stores.This makes sense if you’ve ...More
    May 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • Crippled, 3G-less SlingPlayer Arrives for the iPhone
    Well, it’s official: Sling Media's SlingPlayer Mobile has arrived in the App Store. For just $29.99 and a Slingbox back home, you can turn your iPhone into a mini TV. One issue: You can only use the app over Wi-Fi. The culprit in the crippling is AT&T Inc., which ...More
    May 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • U.S. Carriers on Nokia Ovi: Thanks, But No Thanks
    Nokia is gearing up to launch its own applications store, Nokia Ovi, with 20,000 applications, but it will launch without carrier billing support in the United States.Nokia users in the U.S. who want to purchase applications from the Ovi Store will have to use a credit ...More
    May 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple Might Get Aggro on iPhone Jailbreakers
    Hey ... psssst. Interested in using your iPhone as a 3G laptop modem? That’s just one of the black-market iPhone apps available from various non-Apple-sanctioned outlets. Be careful though: If you go for it, Apple Inc. might soon come hunt you down like the dog you ...More
    May 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint Says Wi-Fi Is Mi-Fi Too
    The personal hotspot is catching on, apparently: Sprint-Nextel Corp. has become the second carrier with plans to market the Novatel Wireless MiFi 2200, a portable device that can let consumers go Wi-Fi anywhere. What it means is that users no longer have to locate a hotspot ...More
    May 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Cisco Becomes Clearwire’s Core Infrastructure Provider
    Though the writing was on the wall, Clearwire Corp. has officially selected Cisco Systems Inc. as its core infrastructure provider. In addition to locking in the IP NGN for Clearwire’s nationwide WiMAX build, Cisco also will create WiMAX/Wi-Fi devices for Clearwire to ...More
    May 13, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Features Touted, Wins Poll in England
    While many expect the full-on Palm Pre hype machine to reach its peak soon – its release is expected anytime (June 7, anyone?) – others are wondering why there’s so much hype in the first place.The Industry Standard thinks it has the answer, listing the ...More
    May 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: BlackBerry 8900 Will Cost $200
    RIM supporters are going to toe-to-toe with the Palm Pre when it comes to rumors about new products. A supposedly leaked AT&T price sheet shows the yet-to-be-released BlackBerry 8900 will cost $200 after a $100 mail-in rebate. You must also sign up for a new, two-year ...More
    May 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Release Date to Be Announced May 19 – Report
    You may have stopped putting a lot of stock into Palm Pre rumors – and after about 20 billion of them, who could blame you – but here’s one with a specific detail about the release date that might carry some weight.The Boy Genius Report Monday night ...More
    May 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Clearwire Selling Mobile WiMAX in Atlanta
    Clearwire is officially taking its mobile WiMAX service to the Big Peach.The company’s Web site now includes Atlanta on its coverage map. Residents of Georgia’s biggest city are encouraged to sign up for the service.You’ll see much more from Clearwire this ...More
    May 11, 2009 Posted in News