Verizon Certifies First Open Development Device (But It's a Secret)

Just a few short months after Verizon's Open Development Conference which laid out everything you wanted to know about their open door "any app, any devce" policy, they've just certified the first device that'll run on their open network. What is it, who made it and when can you buy it? Good questions! They're not… » 6/20/08 3:59pm 6/20/08 3:59pm

Verizon's Open-Door Policy: What It Actually Means

Verizon Wireless just pulled back the curtain on its Open Development "Any App, Any Device" initiative, but the conference itself was developer oriented and heavy on the jargon. Here we boil it down to what really matters:

Can I port a phone from Sprint?

Will I finally get to download third-party apps?

What new… » 3/20/08 9:00am 3/20/08 9:00am

Verizon Open Development Conference Live

We're at Verizon's Open Development Conference, where they'll be pulling back the curtain on their Any App, Any Device open network initiative, revealing all the gory specs and details for building your own superphone and lording it on Verizon's network. Update: The specs, we've got 'em, plus Verizon's open… » 3/19/08 9:30am 3/19/08 9:30am

Verizon Says You Can Port From Sprint, Build Your Own Phone

Click to viewWe just got the juicy details on the Verizon Wireless Any App, Any Device initiative going live in the second half of next year, helping them catch up to the GSM/SIM phone swapping capabilities of TMO and AT&T. The big answers, from the company heads:

• Yes, you will be able to port existing CDMA phones… » 11/27/07 10:55am 11/27/07 10:55am