RIM to Launch Six Phones This Year
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 10, 2013
The lineup of BlackBerry 10 devices will include budget-friendly models.
Tags: mobile, smartphones, BlackBerry 10, carriers, operating system, RIM
Google to Sell its Own Phone to Consumers
By - Reuters | Article Published December 14, 2009
Called the Nexus One and made by smartphone maker HTC, Google's phone will run on Android operating system, according to sources.
Tags: Europe, wireless, carriers, operating system, Google
RIM Promotes Blackberry in China
By - Reuters | Article Published December 07, 2009
RIM is accelerating its efforts to expand into mainland China.
Tags: RIM, carriers, network, Blackberry
Dell to Hawk Smartphones Internationally
By - Reuters | Article Published November 16, 2009
Dell will sell its first smartphone in China in late November, followed by Brazil toward the end of the year.
Tags: Europe, network, smartphone, Dell, carriers
RIM's Debuts its Crown Jewel: BlackBerry Storm2
By Michelle Megna | Article Published October 29, 2009
The Storm2 Blackberry smartphone offers improved e-mail management and remote file access.
Tags: carriers, Droid, wireless, operating system, Storm2
Brocade Talks Next-Gen Bandwidth
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 27, 2009
Brocade expects to offer 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE), probably starting in 2010.
Tags: Enterprise, network, router, carriers, services
Google Voice: Keep Your Cell Number
By - Reuters | Article Published October 27, 2009
Google Voice service users don't need to switch to a special phone number, an option that greatly broadens the new service's appeal.
Tags: carriers, voice, Google, FCC, routing
Gear Vendors to Benefit from Busy Cell Networks
By - Reuters | Article Published October 26, 2009
Smartphones are straining mobile networks and pushing carriers to upgrade wired broadband connections to cell towers.
Tags: Wimax, network, carriers, cell phones, wireless
Verizon, AT&T, Sprint Execs Talk Network Future
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 22, 2009
Carrier networks are working to deal with user demands, yet major changes are still needed.
Tags: Supercomm, carriers, Verizon, global recession, wireless
RIM Unveils Upscale Blackberry Bold
By - Reuters | Article Published October 21, 2009
The new BlackBerry Bold smartphone is designed for professional users and affluent retail consumers.
Tags: iPhone, Enterprise, carriers, retail, wireless
RIM to Release New Blackberry Storm
By - Reuters | Article Published October 15, 2009
The move is an effort by RIM to challenge the the iPhone as Apple offers the device to a larger number of wireless carriers.
Tags: iPhone, wireless, retail, carriers, RIM
Cisco to Buy Wireless Maker Starent for $2.9 Billion
By - Reuters | Article Published October 14, 2009
The acquisition will Cisco's product line as phone carriers build out next-generation networks.
Tags: acquisition, Tandberg, wireless, carriers, Starent
Dell to Launch U.S. Smartphone
By - Reuters | Article Published October 08, 2009
Dell will use Google's Android mobile software on carrier AT&T's network for its first venture into the remarkably competitive U.S. cellphone arena.
Tags: Dell, Europe, carriers, Google, wireless
Developers Get 'Donut' for Google Android
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 17, 2009
Google has unveiled the new SDK for version 1.6 of its Android mobile OS, a release codenamed "Donut."
Tags: search, wireless, Android, carriers, Google
Nokia to Skip Operator Tailoring for Linux Phones
By - Reuters | Article Published September 09, 2009
Nokia's plan for phones using its Linux Maemo operating system is the latest twist in a battle between handset vendors and operators for access to cell phone users.
Tags: Linux, iPhone, carriers, services, Google
Smartphone App Downloads Zooming Upward
By Michelle Megna | Article Published August 14, 2009
Smartphone downloads are expected to triple in the next five years.
Tags: wireless, Google, carriers, Microsoft, Verizon
Should the Palm Pre Cost $99 (Not $199)?
By Don Reisinger | Article Published August 02, 2009
A pricing error by Best Buy prompted a feeding frenzy among cell phone users. But maybe the lower price should be the correct one.
Tags: iPhone, Motorola, carriers, Blackberry
Mobile Gadgets on the Rise
By David Needle | Article Published July 31, 2009
An industry confab about the mobile sector shows the variety of innovation in the handheld world.
Tags: iPhone, carriers, services, Facebook, voice
Company Mobile Costs Are Too High
By Michelle Megna | Article Published July 27, 2009
Outfitting employees with mobile gear is getting costlier and companies aren't containing the expenses.
Tags: services, policy, voice, wireless, carriers
Mobile Networks Congested by P2P
By Alex Goldman | Article Published July 21, 2009
Downloading from P2P networks is causing concerns for those who rely on the networks that support cell phones.
Tags: carriers, broadband, AT&T, marketing, iPhone
Amazon Unveils Cell Phone Store
By Michelle Megna | Article Published July 11, 2009
The blockbuster Internet retailer is focusing on the vast handheld market.
Tags: Verizon, wireless, iPhone, Google, carriers
Apps are Killing Broadcast Mobile TV
By - Reuters | Article Published July 09, 2009
Apps are allowing cell phone users to watch a full menu of video, a discouraging trend for some TV concerns.
Tags: wireless, carriers, Facebook, mobile apps, services
Cloud Bedfellows: Red Hat and Cisco?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 07, 2009
Red Hat would like the cloud's OS to be Linux, yet Cisco has other ideas.
Tags: search, Linux, services, open source, carriers
Can Dell's Web Gadget Beat the iPhone?
By Rob Enderle | Article Published July 02, 2009
Dell has a serious chance, but given the history of failed attempts on Apples crown, the odds favor Apple.
Tags: Microsoft, carriers, HP, Dell, iPhone
Surviving the Self Service Internet
By David Strom | Article Published July 01, 2009
The Internet has replaced legions of service people we use to rely on. Which means quality customer care matters more than ever.
Tags: search, IT, Office, services, carriers
Analysts Still Bullish on RIM
By Michelle Megna | Article Published June 20, 2009
Research In Motion didn't wow investors with its Q1 earnings, but industry observers are far from discouraged.
Tags: RIM, consumer, carriers, iPhone, Blackberry
The Cell Phone as Wi-Fi Hotspot
By Michelle Megna | Article Published May 26, 2009
A forward-looking vendor is seeking to turn the lowly cell phone into a wireless hotspot.
Tags: AT&T, Verizon, smartphones, wireless, carriers
Network Vendors Reach for Stimulus Checks
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 16, 2009
Networking vendors are jockeying to earn their share of the $7 billion in broadband grants distributed through the Obama administration's stimulus bill.
Tags: marketing, carriers, voice, services
How to Make Your iPhone Secure
By Kenneth van Wyk | Article Published May 06, 2009
Protect your iPhone from the many Wi-fi thieves who are targeting its sensitive data.
Tags: carriers, OS X, security, iPhone
Samsung to Debut Android Cell Phones
By Michelle Megna | Article Published April 10, 2009
Phones with the Google OS seem to be on the upswing.
Tags: carriers, iPhone, Blackberry, wireless, Google
Study Reveals Most Popular iPhone Apps
By David Needle | Article Published April 08, 2009
Tabulous was a big winner, as were Facebook, the AIM instant messenger and Google Earth.
Tags: Facebook, iphone apps, carriers, privacy, Google
Why Netbooks Will Run Cell Phone Software
By Mike Elgan | Article Published April 01, 2009
The next big thing in tiny laptops will be cell phone operating systems, cell phone applications and cell phone data plans. Like all big shifts in the netbook market, this one will surprise the experts, but thrill buyers.
Tags: Intel, carriers, netbook, wireless, Microsoft
Newest Netbook Competitor: Verizon
By Michelle Megna | Article Published March 28, 2009
The telecom provider has a chance if it can offer lower connection fees than its competitors.
Tags: voice, carriers, Verizon, netbooks, wireless
Motorola's New Smartphones Tout PC-like Features
By Michelle Megna | Article Published March 11, 2009
Today's mobile workforce needs its smartphone to double as a PC, hence Motorola's new push.
Tags: smartphones, carriers, Motorola, wireless, Windows
Cell Phone Security Updates: Voluntary or Involuntary?
By Kenneth van Wyk | Article Published March 10, 2009
Should mobile carriers push out updated software to customers regardless of choice, or is it safer to have the users request the updates?
Tags: chips, carriers, security, wireless, cell phone
Nokia for Notebooks?
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published February 28, 2009
The Nokia CEO recently claimed that the company is weighing a bid in the competitive notebook market. Could it succeed?
Tags: carriers, economy, Notebook, Nokia, smartphones
Juniper Touts New Network Technology
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 25, 2009
Despite the slump, the networking company says advances in network speed will continue.
Tags: Juniper, chips, networking, carriers
Isn't Google's Latitude Just a Bit Creepy?
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published February 08, 2009
Google's new exceptionally location-aware app debuts with privacy at, ahem, the forefront.
Tags: Google, carriers, privacy, wireless, Verizon
What's Driving Motorola's Enthusiasm for Android
By Judy Mottl | Article Published February 08, 2009
The struggling mobile player hopes it can use the Android platform to develop new smartphone offerings.
Tags: Motorola, wireless, carriers, Google, search
Mobile Tools for the Small Business Traveler
By Joseph Moran | Article Published January 23, 2009
The right technology can help keep you connected, protected and productive when youre on the road.
Tags: Microsoft, carriers, Google, wireless, HP
Android's Second Act, G2 Rumors Heat Up
By David Needle | Article Published January 22, 2009
An alleged photo and details of T-Mobile's next Google-Android device surfaces.
Tags: search, carriers, e-Mail, Google, iPhone
Coyote Point Builds on FreeBSD to Accelerate
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 13, 2009
Web Acceleration gets a boost with a little open source help.
Tags: carriers, virtualization, open source, VMware, Cisco
A Year For Smarter Phones, Crowded Clouds
By Judy Mottl | Article Published December 22, 2008
There was more than one sea change when it came to handsets, storage and wireless data speeds this year.
Tags: services, Google, carriers, wireless, Wimax
A More Petite iPhone by Christmas?
By Judy Mottl | Article Published December 13, 2008
Walmart's not talking but published reports claim that a smaller Apple smartphone is headed for the biggest retailer.
Tags: Blackberry, carriers, iPhone, wireless, services
Nokia's New N97 Aims for the Super-Connected
By Judy Mottl | Article Published December 07, 2008
With a touchscreen and advanced social networking and Net-connected features, the world's largest phone vendor may be poised to mount a new threat to the iPhone.
Tags: services, wireless, Nokia, Microsoft, carriers
4G: Here It Comes, Ready or Not -- Part I
By Gerry Blackwell | Article Published December 03, 2008
The 4G era has begun. What will it mean for enterprise IT and telecom managers - beyond higher mobile wireless data speeds? It depends who you ask, and who you believe.
Tags: VoIP, Wimax, carriers, voice, wireless
Google's Underdog Eyes iPhone's Lead in Apps
By Judy Mottl | Article Published November 28, 2008
While Apple continues to dominate, Google-backed Android's download store is open -- but not very crowded. But that may change.
Tags: iPhone, Blackberry, carriers, open source, Google
Blackberry Storm: iPhone Killer?
By Judy Mottl | Article Published November 22, 2008
Newest BlackBerry smartphone poses biggest challenge yet to iPhone, experts say.
Tags: Verizon, Microsoft, wireless, carriers, iPhone
iPhone Remains Left Out as Android Scores Flash
By Judy Mottl | Article Published November 18, 2008
Google and Adobe announce Flash for the G1 and other Android devices. Will Apple change its tune?
Tags: Google, carriers, smartphones, iPhone, e-Mail
RIM Readies its BlackBerry iPhone Killer
By Judy Mottl | Article Published November 14, 2008
While late to market with a touchscreen design, handset maker's got its customer bases covered going into holiday season.
Tags: wireless, Google, HP, carriers, Verizon
Is the Smartphone the Next PC Device?
By Judy Mottl | Article Published October 26, 2008
IBM study shows mobile Internet users would ditch desktops for handsets.
Tags: wireless, Google, search, carriers, services
An Android in Every Pocket? That's Google's Plan
By Tim Scannell | Article Published October 25, 2008
For Google, mobile is critical to its information-centric business -- which is why it has big ambitions for getting the OS on as many devices as it can.
Tags: search, Google, services, carriers, voice
VoIP and Cellular Mobile: Blurring the Lines
By Adam Stone | Article Published October 23, 2008
Joint venture between VoX, UTGI, and 'a tier one carrier' will bring low-cost, all-you-can-eat voice/data plans to the mobile telephony scene.
Tags: voice, VoIP, carriers, marketing, services
Google's G1 or Apple iPhone? Experts Weigh In
By Judy Mottl | Article Published October 20, 2008
Early reviews find a lot to like and a lot to criticize in the first Android handset. But its real strength may be in driving the industry forward.
Tags: Google, carriers, wireless, services, Microsoft
Would You Buy Furniture From Microsoft?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published October 15, 2008
Redmond is apparently considering developing a multi-touch table-top computer for the mass market, a sort of computerized family dinner table/gaming center.
Tags: Microsoft, carriers, wireless, services, iPhone
Android: One Mobile OS to Rule Them All?
By Judy Mottl | Article Published October 11, 2008
Forget smartphones: Android could move into the far larger, low-end mobile market, sparking more change in an already turbulent industry.
Tags: Qualcomm, Intel, Google, carriers, wireless
Wi-Fi Usage Continues to Climb Worldwide
By Naomi Graychase | Article Published October 08, 2008
The latest edition of the iPass Broadband Mobility Index shows business Wi-Fi usage continues to increase in markets all over the world.
Tags: e-Mail, wireless, Wimax, iPhone, carriers
Consumers Snap Up Smartphones Despite Downturn
By Judy Mottl | Article Published October 04, 2008
Research shows consumers remain hungry for high-end devices, with the iPhone and BlackBerry still current favorites.
Tags: carriers, services, Google, iPhone, wireless
Lenovo ThinkPad X200: Business Friendly
By Jamie Bsales | Article Published October 03, 2008
Lenovo replaced the ThinkPad X61 with a 12.1-inch widescreen ultralight with better performance, a slew of configuration and communication options, and a keyboard to die for.
Tags: Wimax, carriers, Intel, wireless, video
SanDisk Plays a New Tune With Memory Cards
By Judy Mottl | Article Published September 27, 2008
As Samsung looms, flash memory player pitches microSD as a music CD replacement.
Tags: services, wireless, Storage, DRM, carriers
The G1 Quandary: Open Yet Locked
By Judy Mottl | Article Published September 25, 2008
A splashy launch event can't mask potential challenges facing Google handset.
Tags: iPhone, Google, voice, carriers, wireless
Report: US Mobile Users Text More than Talk
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 23, 2008
The number of texts handled per person appears to decline with age, according to Nielson figures.
Tags: wireless, Verizon, voice, carriers, Copyright
Interop: Mobile Browsing Grows Up
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 22, 2008
It's no longer a desktop only world as vendors aim to make the mobile Web a reality.
Tags: wireless, carriers, iPhone, Mozilla, Google
All Aboard Google Android Next Week
By Judy Mottl | Article Published September 20, 2008
T-Mobile sends out device launch invites but offers no handset details.
Tags: search, carriers, Google, iPhone, Android
Move Over for My Smartphone, Honey
By Judy Mottl | Article Published September 20, 2008
Survey shows how mobile device use crosses work-life boundaries.
Tags: handset, smartphones, wireless, carriers
FCC Concedes to Testing on Free Internet Plan
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published September 02, 2008
Amid pressure from T-Mobile and other carriers, commission agrees to conduct interference testing ahead of new spectrum auction.
Tags: services, carriers, wireless, FCC, spectrum
iPhone 3G Snags Keeping RIM's New Bold at Bay?
By Judy Mottl | Article Published August 30, 2008
Analyst report states upcoming BlackBerry device experiencing same network issues as Apple's iPhone.
Tags: RIM, services, iPhone, wireless, carriers
Mobile Apps Now Arriving Before New Devices
By Judy Mottl | Article Published August 29, 2008
While Bold isn't here yet new messaging software is up for grabs.
Tags: Windows, wireless, voice, carriers, services
Lots of Foot Dragging on IPv6
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 22, 2008
Study argues that IPv6 adoption and traffic are not ramping up as they should.
Tags: IPv6, InternetNews.com, Juniper, software, carriers
BM Sees Enterprise Appeal in Wireless Net Boom
By Judy Mottl | Article Published August 10, 2008
New mobile Rational, Lotus and Domino apps hit the street, backed up by new carrier partnerships designed to cash in on a booming trend.
Tags: iPhone, wireless, services, carriers, RIM
SMB Disaster Recovery Insurance Plan
By Drew Robb | Article Published August 08, 2008
masterIT bears the disaster recovery burden for "IT lite" Lipscomb & Pitts Insurance.
Tags: carriers, Microsoft, services, Windows, CA
Wireless Devices May Be Future P2P Battleground
By Judy Mottl | Article Published August 04, 2008
While AT&T doesn't use tools to block wireless users from file sharing, it's clearly not condoning it.
Tags: wireless, FCC, policy, Verizon, carriers
Data Demand to Drive 4G Broadband Forward
By Judy Mottl | Article Published August 01, 2008
New report shows explosive growth ahead for high-speed wireless -- yet WiMAX may emerge a loser.
Tags: wireless, Wimax, services, iPhone, carriers
Mobile Vendors Debate the 'Open' Future
By David Needle | Article Published July 27, 2008
Google, Nokia, Verizon -- plus a key iPhone supporter -- weigh in on the open mobile world.
Tags: spectrum, Google, Verizon, carriers, wireless