• 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
  • Samsung Offers 3G CDMA Femtocell
    Samsung Telecommunications America will launch a new femtocell, the 3G Ubicell Personal CDMA Base Station, in 2010.The Ubicell is meant to be offered via carriers for use in home or small office environments. The small plug-and-play base station boosts indoor cellular ...More
    November 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • BlackBerry Bold 2 Price Slashed at Wal-Mart
    Wal-Mart is driving down the price of smartphones this holiday season, almost all by itself.The competition for your buck is sure to heat up even more now that the discount giant has announced it’s selling the new BlackBerry Bold 2, or 9700, for just $99. Well, sort ...More
    November 16, 2009 Posted in News
  • Virgin Mobile USA Expands Broadband2Go Distribution
    Virgin Mobile USA is expanding the retail footprint for Broadband2Go, its 3G nationwide wireless Internet service without an annual contract, monthly subscription or activation fee.Retailing at $99.99, Broadband2Go can now be purchased directly from www.virginmobileusa.com ...More
    November 15, 2009 Posted in News
  • Carrier Billing Comes to BlackBerry App World in 2010
    Research in Motion CEO Jim Balsillie says BlackBerry App World will start offering carrier billing sometime next year. The announcement came at the BlackBerry Developer Conference this week.It comes as welcome news for customers who buy apps for their phones. Right ...More
    November 14, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T Fires Back at Verizon in Customer Letter
    AT&T is turning to its own customers in efforts to defend itself against a new series of ads from Verizon.In a new letter to its customers, AT&T says it wants to set the record straight about the ads showing maps comparing the two companies’ wireless coverage. ...More
    November 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • Almost Giving Away Smartphones – Palm Pixi for $30
    The little cousin to the Palm Pre, known as the Pixi, makes its debut this weekend. Most places, the smartphone will set you back $100, but we found one place where they’re almost giving it away.LetsTalk.com will give you the phone for just 30 clams on pre-order. ...More
    November 13, 2009 Posted in News
  • AT&T’s New Smartbook: Not a Smartphone, Not a Netbook
    At a Qualcomm investor’s conference this week, CEO Paul Jacobs unveiled what will be the first smartbook on the market, made by Lenovo and sold by AT&T, using a Qualcomm chip.You might say that the smartbook is more than a smartphone, but less than a netbook. It ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre to Make Mexico Debut
    The Palm Pre is just two weeks from making its debut in Mexico. Telcel will be Palm’s network of choice."With the introduction of Palm Pre with Telcel in Mexico, we’re expanding the Palm webOS footprint into Latin America for the first time,” said Dave ...More
    November 12, 2009 Posted in News