A Year of Tortured Patience: Holding Out for the Second-Gen iPhone

When the first iPhone was announced, I thought it looked cool. Very cool. But I just couldn't bring myself to plunk down a whopping $600 on a phone that lacked some pretty important features: video recording, picture-messaging, tons of storage, and, most importantly, a 3G connection that would make the awesome mobile… »6/06/08 3:00pm6/06/08 3:00pm

AT&T Cuts U-Verse Fiber Optic Rollout Schedule Estimates

After cutting U-verse rollout schedule estimates in May for the end of 2008 from availability in 19 million homes to 18 million, AT&T's at it again, now chopping it to 17 million. Apparently the rollout in former BellSouth territory (the Southeast) is causing the snag, as well as forcing AT&T to pump more cash into… »11/06/07 3:25pm11/06/07 3:25pm

Verizon FiOS TV Subscribers Getting 150 HD Channels By End of 2008

Verizon's spreading the FiOS lovefest to the HDTV side things today, announcing plans to ballon their HD channels to over 150 by the end of 2008. The HD expansion's more of a rollout than an explosion, initially doubled to 60+ on a "market-by-market" basis, at least some of those being sports channels. On the HD VOD… »11/01/07 6:00pm11/01/07 6:00pm