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MetroPCS Starts Selling Phone with TV Tuner

August 6, 2012 7:17 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

In time for the Olympics, MetroPCS is selling the first phone that can receive local TV signals, potentially lending TV stations some relevance in the age of the smartphone.

Amazon Keeps Pressure on Apple, Bolsters Ecosystem

August 1, 2012 7:27 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Amid rumors of a possible smartphone offering to complement its line of eReaders and media tablet, Amazon continues to put pressure on Apple with its content and cloud-based offerings.

IPhone Appeal Dims as Samsung Shines

July 31, 2012 7:11 am | by Peter Svensson, Associated Press | News | Comments

The once-sexy iPhone is starting to look small and chubby.


Report: iOS Snags Share from Android

July 30, 2012 7:13 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Smartphone shipments fell annually and Android actually lost ground to Apple's iOS, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics.

RIM Boasts 3B App Downloads

July 9, 2012 7:19 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Research In Motion boasted in a Friday post on its official blog that customers tallied three billion downloads from BlackBerry App World.

Survey: OEMs Suffer Heavy Churn

June 12, 2012 7:39 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Mobile Posse, a provider of mobile homes screen messaging and consumer analytics, is hoping the New Mobile Handset Owner Survey it released today will provide some insight as to how consumers make purchase decisions at wireless retail outlets.

Nokia 808 PureView Boasts 41-Megapixel Sensor

February 27, 2012 7:21 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The company unveiled the 808 PureView at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain.

Huawei Puts New Power Horse into Play

February 27, 2012 7:18 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Can Huawei's device business really take off with the help of a flying horse made out of phones?


Isis Adds Options Ahead of Mid-Year Launch

February 27, 2012 7:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Isis has added three new banks to its mobile wallet ahead of its mid-year debut in Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas.

MetroPCS LTE, Smartphone Bet Begins to Pay Off

February 23, 2012 7:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

MetroPCS' costly gamble on LTE and Android-based smartphones showed signs of paying off last quarter...

The Note: Tablet, Smartphone or Both?

February 17, 2012 7:58 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

The LTE-capable Galaxy Note for AT&T comes running Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), which Samsung says will be upgradeable to Ice Cream Sandwich, and packs a whopping 1.5 GHz dual-core processor. The battery is one of the larger ones on the market...

Report: Apple Snags Big Chunk of Q4 Smartphone Sales

February 7, 2012 6:44 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple emerged as the best-selling handset OEM in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to NPD Group.

Windows Phone: the OEM Challenge

February 5, 2012 7:04 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Not too long ago, it would have taken quite the stretch of imagination to picture a Nokia smartphone as the belle of the ball at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month.


S & P Lowers Rating on NEC

January 30, 2012 6:51 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Standard & Poor's Rating Services today responded to a troubling earnings report from Japanese telecom equipment and smartphone manufacturer NEC...

AT & T Posts $6.7B Loss Despite Surging Smartphones

January 26, 2012 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon wasn't the only telecommunications company to slip into the red this week. AT&T said this morning it lost $6.7 billion during the fourth quarter...

Nokia Sells 1 Million Lumia Phones, Reports Loss of $1.38B

January 26, 2012 7:08 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia's fourth-quarter 2011 earnings were a mixed bag, as the company announced it has sold over 1 million Lumia smartphones since launch and yet...

Report: Nokia, WP7 Poised to Gain Share

January 19, 2012 6:56 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia has set the stage to regain some of its lost smartphone market share and to re-establish Microsoft's Windows Phone as a leading contender...

Android Phones Still Tops; iPhone Gains Ground

January 18, 2012 7:10 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

While the iPhone 4S might have been a mild disappointment to many Apple faithful, it apparently spurred droves to choose the iPhone in the fourth quarter of 2011.

Nokia Unveils Lumia 900 as AT & T Exclusive

January 10, 2012 5:54 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia is back in the USA. The company on Monday unveiled the Nokia Lumia 900, an LTE-capable Windows Phone 7 (WP7) smartphone. The Lumia 900 will launch as an exclusive with AT&T.

Review: Lumia 710 Good Return to U.S. for Nokia

January 4, 2012 9:16 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Launched today as an exclusive on T-Mobile USA's network, the Lumia 710 is available for $49.95 with a two-year contract. While that $49.95 price tag screams mediocrity, the 710 offers far more polish...

Microsoft Replaces Lees as Head of Windows Mobile

December 13, 2011 6:03 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Microsoft is replacing Andy Lees as head of the company’s mobile division, according to a report yesterday from The Wall Street Journal’s All Things Digital blog. Lees led the effort to rebuild the company’s Windows Phone software into what is

Hot, Not So Hot & Most Important Devices of 2011

December 3, 2011 2:30 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Some players have hit it big in the mobile device market this year (Samsung Galaxy S II), while others have fallen flat (HP Touchpad). But even some of 2011’s misses (BlackBerry PlayBook) have been critical for their respective companies, proving that in the device market, a product doesn’t necessarily have to be successful to be important.

MetroPCS Gets First HTC Handset

November 21, 2011 7:07 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

MetroPCS today announced its first HTC handset, the HTC Wildfire S, an Android-powered smartphone.

Frontier to Resell AT & T Wireless Service

November 17, 2011 7:12 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Frontier Communications yesterday announced an agreement that will offer Frontier customers a broad assortment of AT&T smartphones and access to its mobile broadband network.

Making of the Nokia Lumia 800

November 15, 2011 11:42 am | Videos | Comments

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