Wireless


  • BlackBerry Storm 2 Soon? Verizon Cuts Original’s Price
    There could be a “Storm” on the horizon – a Storm 2, to be more specific.Rumors have been flying since May that the release of the new BlackBerry touchscreen device might be imminent. But now there might be better evidence. Verizon Wireless has cut the ...More
    August 31, 2009 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless Cops to Billing Errors
    ”Nationwide” is the word officials at Verizon Wireless used on Thursday to describe the pervasiveness of erroneous wireless data charges it made to people’s bills.The No. 1 domestic mobile operator said it would refund people’s money who were charged ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Say Nano-Cheese: iPod to Get Camera?
    You know how it is when you travel: You likely carry a phone, an iPod and a digital camera. Unless you have an iPhone, which combines all three. But for everyone else, Apple Inc. is reportedly making it easier by incorporating cameras into the next versions of the iPod ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Gray Market iPhones Heat Up China
    The iPhone will officially come to mainland China later this year, though analysts say not to expect huge numbers of sales. But judging from the thirst for unofficial, jailbroken phones among the Chinese, analysts might be surprised.China, with its 687 million subscribers, ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • Canada Welcomes Palm Pre
    Canadians now have a chance to weigh in on the greatness or lack thereof – depending on which side of the fence you stand – of the Palm Pre. Bell Canada made the handset available for the first time outside the U.S. today.The Pre sells for $200 and requires a ...More
    August 27, 2009 Posted in News
  • PlatinumTel Prepaid Intros $50 Unlimited Wireless Plan
    There’s another player in the $50, unlimited prepaid wireless game.PlatinumTel today announced a new $50 plan, available immediately, which the company says is designed for consumers who don’t want to overpay for wireless or be bound by multi-year contracts. The ...More
    August 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: Jobs Micromanaging Apple Tablet
    The obsession of a genius is often forgivable when the final result is, say, the laws of thermodynamics, or the Sistine Chapel, or even, say, the set design for Mad Men. But what happens when a CEO comes back from a leave of absence to micromanage every last detail ...More
    August 25, 2009 Posted in News
  • Report: AT&T Network Change Triggers Nokia 6650 Errors
    AT&T has put an immediate stop to sales of the Nokia 6650 handset, according to a report from PhoneNews.com. The reason?: A network enhancement in Florida caused a whole heap of problems for the clamshell, including constant phone resets and greatly diminished battery ...More
    August 24, 2009 Posted in News
  • Nokia Enters Netbook Fray
    Broadening its product portfolio as its world-leading market share in mobile devices erodes, Nokia said today it is releasing what it calls a “mini-laptop” – the Nokia Booklet 3G.The aluminum-clad netbook is powered by the Intel Atom processor, which is ...More
    August 24, 2009 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • 4G: How Channel Partners Might Profit From WiMAX, LTE
    There’s a lot of hype around 4G – it’s the embodiment of the Utopian idea of anytime, anywhere connectivity with high speeds and low latency to support voice, data, video and other bandwidth-intensive applications. But it’s still difficult to ...More
    August 24, 2009 By Cara Sievers Posted in Articles