Wireless


  • FCC Criticized over Early Termination Fees
    The FCC is not doing as well as it could be when it comes to giving oversight to the wireless industry, according to a report from the Government Accounting Office. The glaring stat in its report? The GAO points out that 42 percent of customers that considered switching ...More
    December 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Motorola Droid: Time’s Gadget of the Year
    Forget Person of the Year. Think Gadget of the Year. Time Magazine has ranked the top 10 gadgets of 2009, and the top spot goes to ... the Motorola Droid.The reason for the kudos is simple. Despite all the buzz around Google’s mobile OS over the past months, Droid is ...More
    December 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Apple Slaps Nokia With Patent Countersuit
    Apple Inc. has filed a lawsuit accusing No. 1 mobile handset maker Nokia Corp. of infringing on 13 Apple patents. It’s a move to counter the patent infringement suit Nokia brought against Apple back in October."Other companies must compete with us by inventing their ...More
    December 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Sadness? Chance to Dump Sprint May Be Coming
    There’s speculation that Palm Pre owners who are not satisfied with their purchase might soon be able to get out of their contracts with Sprint.Sprint is reportedly mulling a change in their contracts’ fee structures that could give people a small window to get ...More
    December 11, 2009 Posted in News
  • Sprint Names Boost Exec President of 4G
    Sprint-Nextel Corp. has named Matt Carter, 48, as president of 4G, to oversee the company's continuing roll-out of fourth-generation broadband wireless services. The appointment will be effective January 11, when Carter moves from his current role as vice president of ...More
    December 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre User Sues Sprint, Palm for Lost Data
    Just when you thought the iPhone was the only smartphone with data issues comes news that Palm and Sprint are being sued by the owner of a Palm Pre who holds the companies responsible for losing a bunch of his data.San Francisco resident Jason Standiford has filed a suit ...More
    December 10, 2009 Posted in News
  • Bold 2 Tops List of BlackBerry’s ’09 Best
    Every December, the “Best of the Year” lists come out, and 2009 is no exception. So what was the best smartphone of ’09?If you’re in the market for a BlackBerry, one of these lists has been created just for Research In Motion’s baby. Digital ...More
    December 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Soon to Charge for Heavy iPhone Data Use?
    iPhone bandwidth hogs could be bringing about a new mobile broadband trend – AT&T Wireless is hinting that they need to cut back their usage or pay more for service. AT&T has been under pressure to upgrade its network as its popular smartphone gobbles ...More
    December 9, 2009 Posted in News
  • 3G Tests Show AT&T Faster than Verizon
    Well, at least one company is bucking the let’s-bash-AT&T Inc.’s-3G-performance trend, sharing the results of comparison testing in seven major markets. And guess what? Verizon Wireless’ EV-DO loses out to AT&T's HSPA network, most significantly in ...More
    December 8, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Launches U-Verse/Smartphone Holiday Bundle
    Talk about your integrated marketing campaigns. AT&T Inc. is offering a $200 promo card for use toward a new smartphone ... if you sign up for its U-Verse fiber-based residential entertainment service. New smartphone customer, new home sub – now that’s a ...More
    December 8, 2009 Posted in News