Hands On Windows Mobile 6.1 (Update is Skin Deep)

Windows 6.1 is officially out, and after a hands on with the standard and professional versions of the refreshed OS, I'm still not sold on it. There's no denying the redesigned home screen is beautiful, and easily takes you to emails, texts and events for the day. But it still doesn't make up for the laggy nature of… » 4/01/08 7:44pm 4/01/08 7:44pm

Verizon's CTIA Phone Lineup: Remakes and Sequels

CTIA comes but twice a year, and it gives the telecoms and phone makers a chance to show off their coolest stuff. Verizon Wireless apparently has its hands full with the whole open-network thing, because instead of unveiling something potentially sweet like the LG VX9700 or VX8560, its lineup of CTIA phones looks… » 3/31/08 3:00am 3/31/08 3:00am

Confirmed: Sprint Will Ship BlackBerry Pearl 8130 on Black Friday; Moto…

Rumor confirmed. On Friday, November 23, better known to you Dealzmodo nuts as Black Friday, Sprint plans to roll out the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 ($200 with two-year contract and $50 mail-in rebate). Buyers of the BlackBerry can also get the new Power Vision BlackBerry Pack: For $30 per month on top of your voice plan,… » 11/15/07 9:46am 11/15/07 9:46am

Unconfirmed: Upcoming Sprint Roadmap Leaked? Palm Centro 10/14?

A poster on the phonenews forum seems to have come up with the Sprint lineup for the next several months, all the way into early 2008. To start, they have the Motorola V9M on 9/4, the USB EV-DO Novatel U727 modem on 9/30, Palm Gryphon (code name for Palm Centro) and Sanyo S1 2500 on 10/14, LG LX260, HTC Vogue,… » 8/21/07 12:45pm 8/21/07 12:45pm

Verizon Readying a 15 Phone Barrage for the Rest of '07

Phone Arena snagged some docs laying bare the rest of Verizon's 2007 release schedule—no major surprises here, with most of the heavy hitters Verizon versions of stuff we've already seen, or at least heard about: the Blackberry Pearl, for instance, isn't exactly tingling our spines with freshness . [BGR is saying it's… » 8/15/07 10:00am 8/15/07 10:00am