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Nokia relaunches the N86

February 17th, 2009

In what has to be one of the sloppiest undertakings we’ve seen in recent history, Nokia has officially announced the N86 8MP today at Mobile World Congress. First it was presumed to be a leak, then it was revealed to be a bungle and now Nokia has finally decided to show off its first 8 …

Abra Kadabra: Vodafone summons the HTC Magic

February 17th, 2009

Vodafone and HTC came together today to announce the HTC Magic, the latest Android handset we named and outed yesterday. As the world’s first touchscreen-only Android phone, the Magic isn’t that much of an improvement over the G1 though it does have a nicer look to it and some spec improvements behind it. Details as …

Garmin-ASUS announce the nuvifone M20

February 12th, 2009

It wasn’t long ago when both Garmin and ASUS announced that they were teaming up to bring the nuvifone G60 to market and promised to out new models soon. True to their word, today the nuvifone M20 was treated to some press release love. Powered by Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, the M20 touts a quad-band …

NTT DoCoMo says farewell to 2G network

January 31st, 2009

Though the States seem dead last when it comes to mobile technology, we sure hope we keep up with what the rest of the world might start doing with their networks. It took long enough to build out 3G networks when the rest of the world had already been enjoying it for quite some time, …

HTC Iolite comes into focus

January 13th, 2009

The HTC Iolite has been bouncing around in one grainy-pic form or another for the past several weeks, but we’re finally beginning to see some clarified spec listings, not to mention some clarified device shots. The Iolite looks a lot like a modernized version of the Touch Cruise, and sports Windows Mobile 6.1, TouchFlo 3D, …

AT&T downgrades 2G service effectively telling you to upgrade

January 4th, 2009

If this rumor proves to be true, we’re going to be a little disappointed in AT&T. Word is big blue has been quietly reallocating its EDGE service to its weaker 1900MHz band, which translates into much weaker coverage. According to AT&T, this move is supposed to reinforce 3G strengthen its HSPA services. While 2G isn’t …

HTC Touch HD easter egg: AT&T-compatible 3G bands

December 19th, 2008

Apparently HTC got a bit caught up in the spirit of the holiday season because a sweet little easter egg has just been uncovered that is sure to excite all you US HTC fans out there. That easter egg — 850 / 1900 MHz UMTS bands! It seems HTC has been holding out on us …

Nokia announces the 6260 Slide

November 25th, 2008

Today Nokia announced the latest handset that runs on its S40 platform, the 6260 Slide. The 6260 takes its styling queues from the 6220 Classic and boasts an amazing 2.4″ 320 x 480 HVGA screen. It basically is the perfect handset for those who want nearly everything and more from a mobile phone but for …

AT&T Fast-tracking HSPA in Preparation for iPhone Video Calling?

May 23rd, 2008

Back on Wednesday we told you about AT&T’s plans to drastically improve its HSPA coverage by the end of June. Needless to say, the move is related to the impending release of the 3G iPhone that we all hate hearing about. If you recall, EDGE speeds more than doubled just prior to the release of …

AT&T announces full HSPA for 3G markets by end of June

May 21st, 2008

Here’s some good news, folks. AT&T has just announced that they will have full HSPA coverage across their entire 3G network by the end of June. Currently, 275 AT&T markets sport full HSDPA/HSUPA coverage. That number is expected to rise to 350 by the end of next month. If all this sounds a bit familiar, …