Mobile Phone

BlackBerry Z10 prices slashed before USA retail

BlackBerry Z10 prices slashed before USA retail

Things aren't looking good on the Blackberry 10 front. Various retailers in Europe are already beginning to slash the prices of their Blackberry Z10 devices. This comes shortly after Blackberry had received bad news that Netflix had no intentions of releasing an app on their platform anytime soon. This does foreshadow a less-than-welcoming reception of Blackberry 10 when it arrives in the United States, but who knows, maybe the U.S. will be more receptive to the new, revamped platform.

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Microsoft to release major Windows Phone update around holidays

Microsoft to release major Windows Phone update around holidays

It seems that Microsoft's own job's board is the best place to find out what the company has planned in the future. In a new job posting, Microsoft has leaked information that their new, major update to its Windows Phone series should be coming here just in time for the holidays. The job posting also confirms that there is a "current release" for Windows Phone 8 devices that should be released sometime soon. It may be referring to the Windows Blue update.

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Nokia Lumia 928 spotted in Verizon Wireless’s inventory

Nokia Lumia 928 spotted in Verizon Wireless’s inventory

Those of you on contract with Verizon Wireless may be excited to hear that the Nokia Lumia 928 has been spotted on Verizon's inventory log. The Lumia 928 has actually been placed there way back in January 17th, and it should be coming out sometime in the near future. Verizon's customers have been waiting anxiously for the Nokia Lumia 920 to make it to their carrier ever since it launched on AT&T's network, and while there is the Nokia Lumia 822 on Verizon's Network, it doesn't have the same aesthetic appeal as the Lumia 920.

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Huawei partner tries to sell embargoed computer equipment to Iran

Huawei partner tries to sell embargoed computer equipment to Iran

Huawei is a Chinese maker of smartphones and other equipment. When the company's major Iranian partners has reportedly offered to sell embargoed HP computer equipment worth €1.3 million to Iran's largest mobile phone operator. The attempted sale was allegedly made in late 2010. Huawei says that ultimately its partner did not provide the HP products to the Iranian company.

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Half of Americans no longer have a landline phone

Half of Americans no longer have a landline phone

Fans of technology won't be surprised at the results of the new survey that claim half of Americans have ditched landline phones. For many people, having a home phone makes no sense when all calls can go to a mobile phone or smartphone that can be on your person at all times. The source of the survey that showed only half of Americans have home phone is rather surprising.

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Samsung Comment 2 mobile phone lands at Cricket

Samsung Comment 2 mobile phone lands at Cricket

Cricket Communications has announced a new mobile phone from Samsung that has a physical QWERTY keyboard. The smartphone is called the Samsung Comment 2 and is described as a speedy messaging phone with cool features at a great price. The phone visually looks like a BlackBerry with little phone keyboard underneath the smallish screen.

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LTE customers in the US pay 10 times what LTE customers in Sweden pay

LTE customers in the US pay 10 times what LTE customers in Sweden pay

Mobile phone and mobile data plans are certainly far from cheap in the United States. After you add the cost of the device and the monthly service along with the huge overage fees most carriers charge if you use more data than you're allotted, 4G LTE is very expensive. A recent study by the research branch of the GSM Association based in London looked at whether or not LTE service in the United States costs too much.

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AT&T announces new Connection Kits for emerging device developers

AT&T announces new Connection Kits for emerging device developers

AT&T has announced that it has new AT&T Connection Kits that are aimed at emerging device developers. The kits that are available include new models from Sierra Wireless, Telit Wireless Solutions, and ZTE. The new Connection Kit program promises the tools and environments that developers need to streamline device development and to optimize their performance for the AT&T network.

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