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Google vs. Carriers Roaming Charges

Here’s why you’ll want Google to be your next wireless carrier

April 6th, 2015

Google is interested in becoming your next wireless carrier, and that’s not a secret anymore, with The Telegraph having learned more details about a killer move the Search giant plans to make in order to convince you to switch carriers. At the same time, Google’s new initiative could also deliver a major blow to traditional carriers.

Fring brings multi-user video chat to Android, iOS [video]

April 27th, 2011

Earlier this month, we told you about Internet voice and video chat company fring and its plans to release a multi-user video chat client. Today, the company announced that both its Android and iOS software bundles now have this new feature. “With fring’s Group Video calling, four fring friends can now share a simultaneous video …

Samsung Galaxy Pro unveiled; low-end Android phone with BlackBerry form factor

March 7th, 2011

British cellular carrier Three on Monday unveiled a new Android device from Samsung that will launch soon in the UK. While pricing and availability have not yet been detailed, the Samsung Galaxy Pro appears to be an entry-level Android smartphone that will target enterprise users. The phone features a 2.8-inch touchscreen display, Android 2.2 (Froyo), …

Subsidized iPad fails to interest U.K. consumers according to report

January 5th, 2011

As rumors of iPad subsidies becoming available from U.S. carriers this year gain momentum, The Times reports that similar strategies in the U.K. do not appear to be paying off in the short term. Orange, T-Mobile and Three each recently began offering discounts on the iPad Wi-Fi + 3G when purchased alongside a new service …

Howard Stern on the verge of inking three-year deal with Apple?

December 3rd, 2010

Is controversial radio-host Howard Stern on the verge of signing a three-year deal with Apple, Inc. to host an iTunes radio program? According to whomever operates the Sirius Stock News (@SIRI_STOCK) Twitter account, yes. Yesterday, the account posted a tweet that stated: Howard Stern on the verge of signing $600 million 3 year agreement with Apple to …

Microsoft: All 5 major UK wireless providers will carry Windows Phone 7 devices at launch

September 22nd, 2010

Today, Microsoft announced that all five major UK wireless carriers — Orange, O2, T-Mobile, Three, and Vodafone — will be carrying handsets that run the Windows Phone 7 operating system. “It is wonderful now to have all of the UK’s network operators supporting the launch of Windows Phone 7,” said Alex Reeve, Microsoft UK’s director of the Mobile Business Group. We …