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Motorola Alexander's QWERTY-Free Cousin: The Atila

It's been about a week since spy shots of the Motorola Alexander » 8/11/08 2:16pm 8/11/08 2:16pm surfaced, and it appears that it will be followed by an inbred cousin dubbed "Atila" that was born without a QWERTY keyboard. It will also be the first Motorola device with tri-band UMTS/HSDPA. Other features include: quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE, 7.2Mbps…

FCC Says T-Mobile Getting Third 3G Phone, the Samsung t819

If two is a coincidence and three is a trend, then T-Mobile's third 3G phone, Samsung's slidin' t819, will solidify the carrier's commitment to rolling out a 3G UMTS network in the spring, delayed from the original promise of Q4 2006. This FCC leak comes on the heels of the Nokia 6263 arrival, but also after the… » 12/12/07 11:43am 12/12/07 11:43am

Qualcomm To Build Universal Super Chip for GSM 3G, EV-DO and 700MHz Roaming

Everybody is getting into the cellphone industry's new spirit of openness. Google pushes for open networks for the 700MHz wireless network to be, Verizon answers the call with a pledge to make its network available to all technology, and now Verizon's longtime companion, Qualcomm, has unveiled a chip that will be the… » 12/03/07 1:23pm 12/03/07 1:23pm

Samsung's Bang & Olufsen Phone Coming in 17 Days

Samsung and Bang & Olufssen have just thrown up a teaser site for their Serenata phone, which comes at us in just 17 days. What the phone has internally or even what it looks like is still a mystery on the site, but putting two and two together from earlier leaks you get a phone with 4GB flash memory, MPEG-4 video,… » 9/13/07 1:27pm 9/13/07 1:27pm

What's In Nokia's Future? Exec Talks Symbian, GPS, WiMax and More


Mobile freaks know that Nokia is a funny company, at the same time the biggest brand in handsets worldwide, and a niche player in the American cellphone market. This week, I sat down with Bill Plummer, Nokia's North America VP of sales and channel management for Multimedia to discuss matters Nokia faces in the… » 4/27/07 3:00pm 4/27/07 3:00pm

Sony Ericsson PC300 Does 4 Flavors of Wireless

Amidst the barrage of phones they introduced this morning, Sony Ericsson quietly released their first mobile broadband card capable of supporting 4 types of wireless—HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, and GPRS. The card will get you 3.6 MBps of download speed and it's been fitted with an integrated antenna, so you don't have to… » 2/06/07 10:30am 2/06/07 10:30am

T-Mobile's Announces 3G Data over UMTS, Late Better Than Never

Sometimes, peer pressure is good. One case: cellular data. While Sprint, Verizon, and even Cingular are already playing around with 3G speeds, T-Mobile, was stuck rocking the square EDGE/GPRS data connections that run at a little more than 100+Kbps. Until today. TMo just announced that they're finally going 3G,… » 10/09/06 7:59pm 10/09/06 7:59pm

T-Mobile Wins Large Chunks of 3G Spectrum, What Does This Means To You?

In a recent auction hosted by the FCC, T-Mobile won a large chunk of the 1700MHz and 2100Mhz band, which is used 3G data communications. T-Mobile grabbed up 120 bids covering 474 million people, which means they have multiple spectrums covering the super-urban areas, where coverage is spottier thanks to more… » 9/18/06 9:00pm 9/18/06 9:00pm