• Slap! Sprint Loses “Most Dependable” 3G Claim to Verizon
    Like a contestant in a VH1 reality dating show, Verizon Wireless is picking its rivals off, one by one. Fresh from its bloody victory against AT&T, wherein it won the right to advertize how crappy the latter’s 3G coverage is, it is now turning its sights to the ...More
    November 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • Google’s Chrome, Android Give Netbooks a Boost
    Giving a boost to both cloud-based personal computing and to the category of cheap, bare-bones Web-connection machines known as “netbooks,” Google Inc. (GOOG) pulled the dust cloth off of its Chrome operating system last week. Adding a layer of intrigue to ...More
    November 23, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News, Voice over IP (VoIP)/IP Telephony
  • Sprint Touts Small Business Offerings
    Sprint (S) has announced a new approach to simplify how small businesses select mobile devices and plans. Whether just starting a new business, expanding with new employees or upgrading to the latest devices and mobile technology, Sprint offers a range of options for ...More
    November 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • An IT Manager’s Guide to Smartphones
    While a glut of new smartphones on the market this holiday season might be good news for shoppers, it can be a handful for IT managers who are getting a lot of questions from employees who might be looking to pick one of them up for business.BlackBerry has been the ...More
    November 20, 2009 Posted in News
  • TelCentris Talks CLEC Rollout, Agent Program
    TelCentris Inc., based in San Diego, has been around since 2006 as a unified communications platform provider. But now the company is branching out. It serves end users with its VoxOx software; businesses with its hosted IP PBX, call center and SIP trunking products; and it ...More
    November 20, 2009 By Kelly Teal Posted in Articles
  • 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