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BlackBerry Overhauls OS to Match iPhone, Droid

Research In Motion Ltd. will offer up the overhauled BlackBerry OS 6.0 next quarter, along with a new Web browser. While no one should expect the refreshes to be earth-shatteringly different, the goal is to make BlackBerrys more accessible and intuitive. The corporate-focused, static interface has long been a gripe, especially of consumers who aren’t […]

Google Launches Nexus One, Shakes Up Delivery Models

Google Inc. is taking a page from Apple Inc., launching its own branded mobile phone this week – the first of many, apparently. But it’s also shaking up the accepted mobile delivery model by launching its own consumer electronics-type storefront for the gadget, in theory wresting away control from the carriers. Google execs were quick […]

Verizon Puts BlackBerry Storm 2 on Sale

On Wednesday Verizon Wireless made the long-awaited BlackBerry Storm 2 available online, and retail stores will have availability as the day goes on. The update to Research in Motion Ltd.‘s first touchscreen BlackBerry will cost $180 after an online discount or $100 mail-in rebate. It’s also available as part of a two-for-one program for family […]

Sprint Puts Android-Based Hero on Sale

Sprint-Nextel Corp. has officially launched the HTC Hero smartphone, based on the Android operating system. The gadget goes for $180 after rebate with a two-year contract. Sprint is also requiring a data plan. The device offers a 3.2 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels, a 5-megapixel camera, and expandable memory […]

Android Tablet Due Sept. 15

Google’s Linux-based Android mobile operating system has been fingered for powering mobile devices beyond the smartphone for some time now. On Sept. 15, Archos Technology will unveil just such a device, a tablet computer. At the Sept. 15 press conference, the company will showcase the touchscreen device, it said this week. The tablet will have […]

Sprint Launches WiMAX in Atlanta, Vegas, Portland

As expected, Sprint-Nextel Corp. has launched Atlanta, Las Vegas and Portland, Ore. as 4G WiMAX markets. The service is three-to-five times faster than current 3G speeds, offering peak downlink speeds of more than 10mbps and average downlink speeds of 3-6mbps. It is available for a $10 per month premium over current Sprint 3G mobile data […]

Verizon Completes LTE Calls in Boston, Seattle

It might not be as big as “Watson, come here, I want you,” but Verizon Wireless logged its own milestone on Thursday with the completion of its first data calls over its LTE trial network, in Boston and Seattle. The operator said the calls carried VoIP, streaming video, file uploads and downloads, and Web browsing. […]

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