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Sprint to offer iPhone starting in mid-October

by Kelly MacNeil on August 24, 2011

Sprint has often sat behind AT&T and Verizon when it comes to the discussion of mobile phones, but it may have made a move to make itself relevant once again. The Wall Street Journal reports that Sprint is set to sell Apple's iPhone sometime in mid-October. The move could be a mutually beneficial one for […]

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Verizon strikes continue through second day

by Kelly MacNeil on August 8, 2011

Around 45,000 Verizon workers went on strike yesterday, and the issue has yet to be resolved between the telecommunications company and labor unions, according to Business Week. This marks the first time that employees have refused to work in more than 10 years. The company claims that it has already trained around 40,000 managers and […]

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AT&T to buy T-mobile in potential largest deal of year

by Kelly MacNeil on March 21, 2011

In a deal that would make AT&T the undisputed number one wireless company in the U.S., overtaking Verizon Wireless in numbers of customers, the company has announced a $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA, currently owned by Deutsche Telekom AG, according to Bloomberg. Stocks for AT&T have surged with the announcement which is still […]

Video gamers can look forward to Sony Ericsson's PlayStation smartphone, called the XperiaTM PLAY, which is expected to go on sale in the U.S. in April, according to CNN. "Even if the dream has been there a long time, in the industry it's taken some time to get everyone there," Bert Nordberg, Sony Ericsson CEO […]

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Consumers compare iPhone for Verizon, AT&T

by Kelly MacNeil on January 13, 2011

No sooner had Verizon announced that it would be carrying the iPhone than people began to compare their service to AT&T, which held an exclusive deal with Apple for the popular smartphone for the last three years. While many people may think that Verizon will offer better coverage and fewer dropped calls, there are a […]

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AT&T’s exclusive deal with Apple set to expire

by Kelly MacNeil on January 11, 2011

For more than three years, Verizon customers faced a tough choice when it came to smartphones. Either switch to AT&T for service, or miss out on the iPhone. However, as the exclusivity deal between Apple and AT&T is set to expire, many consumers are hopeful that the popular device will become available to a wider […]

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Android features prominently in Consumer Electronics Show

by Kelly MacNeil on January 7, 2011

Google's Android operating system commanded the spotlight at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, where several smart phones and tablets were unveiled that ran on the software. The new Android 3.0 OS, or Honeycomb, gained much acclaim for its versatility in use for both smart phones and touchscreen tablet computers, demonstrating in […]

Technology may be in place for 4G Verizon iPhone

by Derrick Johnson on October 8, 2010

As the reports of the development of the iPhone for Verizon have surfaced, many interested consumers have been curious as to what features the proposed device may have. One of the most pressing questions is whether or not it will have the 4G network that is expected to be used in the next iPhone release. […]

Rumored iPhone for Verizon to be released in early 2011

by Kelly MacNeil on October 7, 2010

Ever since Apple released the iPhone in 2007, the gadget has been available only to those who had AT&T as their carrier. The Wall Street Journal reports that the phone companies hold on the iPhone is expected to end, as Apple is making a version of the iPhone that Verizon Wireless will sell sometime early […]