Blackberries Fail Twice as Often as iPhones, But Less Than Treos

Research group SquareTrade recently released the results of a massive cellphone study. They tracked 15,000 individual handsets over their first year of use, and they found some large discrepancies in reliability. The iPhone malfunction rate sat at a comfortable 5.6%. The Blackberry (in its various incarnations) jumped… » 11/12/08 9:15am 11/12/08 9:15am

Palm Treo Pro Coming to US Through Sprint?

If Sprint's website is any indication, and it probably is, the Palm Treo Pro will be arriving to the service sometime in the near to far future. There's no formal page for the Europe-only handset at this time, but it's been spotted in a product drop-down menu (pictured here). If you've been waiting to upgrade your… » 10/31/08 10:59am 10/31/08 10:59am

Rumor: Best Buy to Carry T-Mobile G1 from October 26th

A purported screenshot of a Best Buy sales terminal indicates October 26th as the day that the first Android phone will be showing on shelves at the retailer. This leak follows a similar one » 10/01/08 6:50am 10/01/08 6:50am from just a few days ago that reveals the BlackBerry Bold will be coming to Best Buy, also on the 26th. Accompanying…

Palm Treo Pro Finds A US Carrier, Is It AT&T?

Palm announced in their quarterly call that it had found an unnamed carrier to sell their new Treo Pro, but declined to mention who, specifically, would peddle the $550 phone (at a potentially subsidized cost). WM Experts seem to think the carrier will be AT&T, which makes enough sense, since AT&T tends to get the big… » 9/19/08 6:36pm 9/19/08 6:36pm

Palm's Grand Plan to Save the Brand Barely a Plan At All

Palm is in a tough place right now, with a staid reputation, a decade-old OS and a line of phones that are all, well, sort of boring. The New York Times ran a piece today » 8/20/08 3:30pm 8/20/08 3:30pm charting Palm's revitalization plans, which are being carried out under the guidance of CEO Ed Colligan and , and they aren't altogether inspiring.…

Treo Pro Gets a Video, Still Runs Windows Mobile

Slashgear's just found a video of the upcoming Treo Pro » 8/19/08 11:42am 8/19/08 11:42am, a device that physically looks like the , but runs the touchscreen version of Windows Mobile. The video shows you pretty much what you need to know about how big the phone is in your hand (not too big) but if you want to see it compared to some other things,…