• Palm Pre, Palm Pixi Upgrades Verizon-Bound?
    Several sources are reporting additional news about a now-likely Verizon-Palm team-up as soon as next month.Tipsters say that Verizon will sell upgrades of the Pre and the Pixi. They will supposedly be called the Pre Plus and the Pixi Plus, but the differences from the ...More
    December 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Google Nexus One Announcement Likely Next Week
    There’s more evidence today that Google will debut its Nexus One smartphone next month.The company has sent out an invitation to the media for an event on Jan. 5. It’s expected that the search engine giant will give details about the new touchscreen phone, ...More
    December 30, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple: Analyst Predicts 11M iPhone Sales
    One Wall Street analyst is so confident in Apple Inc. (AAPL) he’s predicting a $260 per-share price target on the company. Brian Marshall, an analyst at Broadpoint.AmTech, said on Monday in a client memo that, next month, he expects Apple to announce its most ...More
    December 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • BlackBerry Tour2 Will Have Trackpad, Faster Processor
    Research In Motion (RIM) reportedly will launch the BlackBerry Tour2, or 9650 model, soon. And even though the company has yet to make any formal announcement, some details about the new smartphone have been leaked. This time around, the Tour will feature an optical ...More
    December 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • Hotspot Usage Shifting Toward Handhelds
    With the increasing prevalence of Wi-Fi-enabled handsets, hotspot usage by handheld devices has increased significantly. As a percentage of total connects, handhelds increased from 20 percent in 2008 to 35 percent in 2009, according to In-Stat. The research firm reported ...More
    December 29, 2009 Posted in News
  • eBay: Orders Over Mobile Devices Triple During Holidays
    Online auction giant eBay Inc. (EBAY) says it sold three times more items through mobile apps this holiday season than last. The company said 1.5 million items were bought using mobile devices; people from more than 165 countries made the purchases.“eBay buyers ...More
    December 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple Tablet to Be Dubbed ‘iSlate,’ Coming in March?
    The Apple Tablet is definitely maybe coming soon, perhaps ... and the latest scuttle is that is shall be dubbed the “iSlate.”The rumor can be credited to the MacRumors blog, which says it has evidence that in 2007, Apple bought the domain name ...More
    December 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Resumes Online Sales of iPhone in NYC
    A post-Christmas depletion of online stock? A way to combat fraud? An odd attempt to decrease data traffic on a congested network? Whatever the reason (and AT&T Inc. isn’t really saying), online sales of the iPhone were suspended in New York City over the weekend, ...More
    December 28, 2009 Posted in News
  • Nonprofit Pursues Thin, Cheap Tablet Computer
    Nonprofit One Laptop Per Child has a lofty goal and it’s looking for partners to join in on its ambition.The group hopes to make a touchscreen tablet and offer it for less than $100. That’s right, under $100. The device would be an upgrade to its XO computer ...More
    December 26, 2009 Posted in News
  • Beyond ETF: Verizon Denies ‘Phantom’ Internet Access Fee
    While Verizon’s early-termination fee has been making headlines in recent days, several hundred customers have come forward to say they were charged a “phantom” $1.99 fee for accessing the Internet, even though they claim they never did.After reports by ...More
    December 23, 2009 Posted in News