Pandora Hits Sprint Phones and Sonos Remotes

Right at this moment, a bunch of music fans are sitting in rows at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's Wattis Theater, eagerly awaiting the fate of Pandora, the cult-hit semi-customizable Internet radio service. What are they about to hear? That Pandora is teaming up with Sprint and Sonos to get into mobile and… » 5/23/07 12:00am 5/23/07 12:00am

Samsung Upstage Phone Tour: Grope, Gallery and Video



Tonight's CTIA Pepcom event was not exactly quiet, with press, analysts, executives, and other assorted assholes running around trying to grope all the new phones. After things settled down a bit, I got more face time with the Samsung Upstage (which I keep calling the Upstart), formerly known as the music phone… » 3/27/07 2:55am 3/27/07 2:55am

Sprint's Samsung Upstage is Two-Face Without the Horrible Disfigurement

Just as we told you last night, the Samsung Ultra Music phone has been rebranded the "Upstage" and is taking its dual-sided music/calling to Sprint. The phone itself (see our grope and gallery of it from CES) has two faces, one with music controls and a larger screen and the back (front?) with a dialpad and a smaller… » 3/26/07 5:04pm 3/26/07 5:04pm

Samsung Ultra Music Phone Re-Branded "Upstage"

Sprint's dual-screen Ultra Music phone is launching at CTIA this week, but in addition to a new coat of paint, it will also be carrying a new, unfortunately lame moniker: "UpStage." Overwrought branding aside, I dug it quite a bit back at CES, and think it's one of the better music phones on the market, so it's… » 3/25/07 6:18pm 3/25/07 6:18pm