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Handset Sales Rebound in Q4

January 29, 2010 7:04 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The recession appears to have ended, at least when it comes to handset sales.

Sony Ericsson Posts Loss on Drop in Sales

January 22, 2010 7:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sony Ericsson continued to post losses in its fourth quarter on plummeting sales of its handsets.

Versace Gets High Tech with $5K Handset

January 19, 2010 7:30 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

High-end Italian fashion house Gianni Versace SpA is getting into the mobile space with a $5,000 handset that will be launched in May.


LG Projects 2010 Phone Sales at 140 Million

January 13, 2010 7:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LG Electronics said Wednesday that it expects a significant increase in mobile phone sales this year as it rolls out 20 new smartphones...

Boost Expands $50 Plan, Adds New CDMA Handsets

January 7, 2010 7:09 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Sprint's Boost Mobile prepaid division will start offering its $50 Monthly Unlimited plan on Sprint's CDMA network starting Jan. 13.

Zomm Hopes Wireless Tether Can Prevent Lost Phones(2)

January 6, 2010 7:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

What if your phone could call out to you, letting you know it was about to be left behind?

Thanks, Google

December 18, 2009 11:42 am | Blogs | Comments

The latest reports about the Nexus One complicate the Android buying process.

Google Branding Own Handset?

December 14, 2009 7:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A Google company blog post over the weekend raised questions as to whether a new phone being tested by Google employees is just a way for employees to improve upon the Android operating system or is an actual prototype that will be released in 2010.


Sprint Sees Green in Reclaim

December 10, 2009 7:00 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The Samsung Reclaim didn't exactly get the kind of hype associated with the June launch of the Palm Pre...

Report: Samsung Sells 200 Million Phones

December 1, 2009 6:55 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Samsung yesterday told Reuters that it will exceed its goal of selling 200 million cell phones in 2009.

Lenovo Buys Back Handset Unit

November 30, 2009 6:35 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Lenovo says it is buying back its handset division for $200 million just one year after selling the unit to private equity group Legend Holdings.

GPS Cell Phone Apps Challenge Standalone Devices

November 30, 2009 6:10 am | by David Twiddy, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The growth of cell phones with global-positioning technology is making life uncertain for the makers of personal navigational devices that help drivers figure out where they are and where to go.

Teachers Begin Using Cell Phones For Class Lessons

November 30, 2009 6:05 am | by Christine Armario, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Ariana Leonard's high school students shuffled in their seats, eagerly awaiting a cue from their Spanish teacher that the assignment would begin.


Android Fragmentation: Inevitable But Not Insurmountable

November 29, 2009 7:40 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Android is beginning to feel its first growing pains in the form of fragmentation. But the platform is not alone and neither is it struggling for OEMs wanting to get on board.

By The Numbers: November - December, 2009

November 29, 2009 7:00 pm | News | Comments

By the end of 2009, the world’s mobile handset accessories market will have chalked up a value of nearly $55 billion . . . Operating Systems: Who aurvives? . . . Third quarter review.

Motorola, RIM Named in Visual Voicemail Lawsuit

November 24, 2009 6:55 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola and Research In Motion (RIM) have been added to a list of companies being sued by Klausner Technologies over visual voicemail patents.

Palm Gives Up On iTunes Sync

November 20, 2009 7:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The back and forth between Apple and Palm concerning the Palm Pre's ability to sync with iTunes finally may have come to end.

Now on Shelves: FLO TV's Personal Television Device

November 13, 2009 7:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Mobile television provider FLO TV's first independent device hit store shelves today.

Report: Apple Tops Handset Profits in Q3

November 11, 2009 6:35 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

According to a report released today from Strategy Analytics, Apple has emerged from the third quarter as the world's most profitable handset vendor.

Bsquare Lands Microsoft Licensing Status

November 5, 2009 6:05 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Google's Android platform is stealing (or sharing) some thunder from the iPhone of late, but Microsoft's Windows Mobile isn't going away.

Sprint Unveils Holiday Line-Up

November 3, 2009 6:40 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

While Verizon Wireless is busy preparing for the Motorola Droid release later this week, Sprint is getting into the holiday action with a bevy of devices.

Zombies Droids

October 30, 2009 4:00 pm | Blogs | Comments

We’ve been so preoccupied with the upcoming Droid, it’s hard to believe it’s here. Or, almost here. It’s just a week away, due to arrive in stores Nov. 6. Will it live up to the hype? Verizon Wireless has been

Report: Handset Industry Growth to Return in 4Q

October 30, 2009 8:35 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The economy hasn't completely shaken the recession, but signs are abloom pretty much everywhere that things are indeed getting better.

Novatel Sees Revenue Growth, Shares Down

October 30, 2009 8:10 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Novatel Wireless, supplier of the MiFi hot spot device, reported a net income of $6.2 million in the third quarter compared with a loss of $1 million in the year-ago quarter.

List: Most Anticipated Cell Phone Launches

October 29, 2009 1:55 pm | by Wireless Week Staff | Articles | Comments

Cell phone and services online retailer Wirefly came out with its picks for the Top 10 Most Anticipated Cell Phone Launches, and the Android phone category garners five of the 10 spots. Here’s the list. 1. Motorola Droid – Verizon Wireless 

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