• PlatinumTel Sues EZ Stream, U.S. Mobile for False Advertising
    Prepaid provider PlatinumTel is suing U.S. Mobile and EZ Stream, alleging false advertising, violations of the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act and violations of the Illinois Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act in connection with prepaid wireless services.“This is a case ...More
    November 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Google Phone to Compete Against Android?
    Google Inc. is kind of like kudzu, when you think about it. It might be poised to take over every inch of the landscape, but it’s doing it organically and in places you never thought you’d see it.The latest rumor of Google’s plans for world domination ...More
    November 19, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Palm Pre, Palm Pixi Prices Promptly Plunge
    It was just last week that Wal-Mart and its partner, LetsTalk.com, announced they would be selling the brand-new Palm Pixi smartphone for $30, as long as you sign up for a two-year Sprint service plan of $70 or more.That “always low” price has already been ...More
    November 19, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple Tablet Delayed Until Late 2010?
    Ah, Apple Tablet. For a product that exists only in the ether of speculative journalism, it’s given us so much to talk about. Steve Jobs is allegedly micromanaging its development, Apple’s cut deals with newspapers and Conde Nast, and now comes the rumor that ...More
    November 19, 2009 By Tara Seals Posted in News
  • Verizon’s ‘Stealth Fix’ for Droid De-Mystified
    Not a great week for Verizon Wireless (VZ): Not only is it being sued by AT&T (T) for its blatant ripoff “There’s a map for that” ad campaign, but now it’s been suspected of operating a super-secret remote software update program that ...More
    November 18, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Didn’t Cut It? Pixi Called On to Save Company
    It seems that just a few months ago we were hearing a lot of talk about the Pre being the phone that could return Palm to prominence in the device world.But after mixed reviews that either proclaimed it the best thing since sliced bread or no match for the iPhone, most ...More
    November 18, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Flexes Its 3G Muscles in San Francisco
    Verizon might be flummoxing AT&T over its 3G coverage on the TV airwaves, but the company continues to make improvements in its nationwide network.The San Francisco Bay Area is the latest major population center to get an upgrade. AT&T has spent more than $65 ...More
    November 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm CEO Disses Android
    As the Android platform gains steam, particularly with Verizon Wireless’ Droid handset gaining in profile, Palm Inc. has taken to the media to dis the competition and tout the merits of its own OS, the webOS platform that powers the Palm Pre and Pixi.Palm’s CEO ...More
    November 17, 2009 Posted in News
  • Howdy, WiMAX: Sprint Launches in Austin, San Antonio
    As previously announced, Sprint-Nextel Corp. on Monday rolled out WiMAX mobile broadband wireless in Austin and San Antonio, Texas.The rollout continues for WiMAX operator Clearwire Corp. and its investors. Sprint owns a 51 percent stake in Clearwire and is acting as an ...More
    November 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Tandberg Enables Flash Video Streaming
    Video conferencing specialist Tandberg is enabling live and on-demand streaming of Flash-based and multi-protocol multimedia to desktop and mobile users, thanks to a technology partnership with Wowza Media. By integrating the controls for Wowza Media Server software into ...More
    November 16, 2009 Posted in News