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AT&T begins transition of acquired Verizon Wireless assets

July 22nd, 2010

Verizon Wireless customers in the 79 markets that AT&T acquired are being alerted that they will soon be AT&T customers. A welcoming letter detailing the initial phase of the transition is being sent out to this lucky group of Verizon Wireless subscribers and one of our readers was kind enough to share the letter with us.  The …

Nokia Siemens to acquire Motorola network infrastructure assets in $1.2 billion deal

July 20th, 2010

This morning, Nokia Siemens announced that it would acquire $1.2 billion in network infrastructure assets from telecom giant Motorola. As the press release states: “Motorola’s networks infrastructure business provides products and services for wireless networks, including GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, WiMAX and LTE. This business is a market leader in WiMAX, with 41 contracts in 21 …

Motorola CHARM specifications

July 9th, 2010

Wednesday, T-Mobile and Motorola officially announced an Android 2.1 handset named the CHARM. While the press release was nice, it did lack a certain level of detail that we prefer. Yesterday, Moto put up the official specs page for the CHARM, so with further ado, here is the extended spec sheet: WCDMA 1700/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 3.6 Mbps (Category …

HTC Vision, full-QWERTY Android device, pictured

July 5th, 2010

Croatian blog njuskalo.hr has an image of what appears to be the HTC Vision; possibly one of HTC’s first high-end, full-QWERTY Android offerings. Details on the device are unconfirmed and extremely scarce, however njuskalo.hr sources indicate that the device has a 3.7″ touch-screen, 1 GHz processor and Android 2.1. From the image we can see a …

T-Mobile releases the LG Sentio

June 30th, 2010

Lost in the hubbub surrounding smartphone powerhouses like the DROID X and iPhone 4 is the fact that the average person simply wants a phone that makes calls. To satiate this need, and throw in a few extra feature for good measure, T-Mobile today announced the immediate availability of the LG Sentio. An affordable device …

HTC Wildfire lands at Virgin UK

May 18th, 2010

Virgin UK has come forward as the first carrier to officially support the newly announced HTC Wildfire. For those with short term memory loss, the Wildfire packs a 3.2 inch QVGA display, 5 megapixel camera, dual-band (900/2100MHz) 7.2Mbps HSPA, Wi-Fi, aGPS, and Android 2.1 with Sense UI. Expected to be an affordable handset with a price …

BlackBerry 9650 and BlackBerry 9100 gallery

April 26th, 2010

RIM just opened up the showroom doors to allowing for a quick meet and greet with the new BlackBerry 9650 and BlackBerry 9100. We brought our trusty SLR and have put together a quick image gallery of the new hardware for your inspection. The link is below…go head, click on over…you know you want to. …

AT&T to carry the Nokia Internet Stick CS-12?

March 17th, 2010

We haven’t heard anything about this from our connects at either AT&T or Nokia, but a filing made available two days ago by the FCC has us believing that AT&T might be planning on offering up the Internet Stick CS-12. Featuring all of the appropriate GSM and WCDMA bands needed to function on AT&T, the CS-12 …

Sony Ericsson makes the X10 mini, X10 mini pro and Vivaz Pro official

February 14th, 2010

Sony Ericsson set the stage for MWC by announcing three new handsets in a press event held on the day before the launch of the international mobile phone conference. Sony rolled out two new compact Android handsets based upon the design of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 and one Symbian-powered handset phone that is the …