AT and T archive

  • AT&T stops suing Verizon over map ads
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    AT&T stops suing Verizon over map ads

    By 3 December 2009

    In what maybe a result of a little bit of early Christmas spirit, AT&T and Verizon have dropped their respective legal cases over their current advertising squabble. AT&T was suing Verizon over its current there's-a-map-for-that ad campaign that bashed...

  • iPhone headed to T-Mobile in the US?
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    iPhone headed to T-Mobile in the US?

    By 2 December 2009

    While here in the UK O2's exclusive on the iPhone is a distant memory, in the US it's still just AT&T that officially offers the device. Speculation is mounting, however, that AT&T is due to lose its exclusive status and although Verizon was once suggested...

  • HP iPAQ Glisten launches on AT&T
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    HP iPAQ Glisten launches on AT&T

    By 26 November 2009

    In the States, HP has announced the launch of the new HP iPAQ "Glisten" on the AT&T network. Said to be a "feature-rich 3G world phone that meets the increasing demands of modern mobile professionals", the Glisten gets an AMOLED display. Running Windows...

  • VIDEO: New iPhone ads highlight AT&T's network after Verizon attacks
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    VIDEO: New iPhone ads highlight AT&T's network after Verizon attacks

    By 24 November 2009

    So far Apple has stayed out of the advertising spat between iPhone operator AT&T and rival network Verizon, but Apple's latest ads for its mobile makes a feature of the network in runs on - which can't be a coincidence considering the bashing Verizon...

  • Sony Ericsson X10 destined for AT&T
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    Sony Ericsson X10 destined for AT&T

    By 23 November 2009

    The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is expected to be hitting AT&T in the US when it eventually launches in February, if the spec sheet is to be believed. According to Android news site, Phandroid, the specs for the Sony Ericsson first Android powered handset...

  • VIDEO: AT&T fires back at Verizon in ad war
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    VIDEO: AT&T fires back at Verizon in ad war

    By 19 November 2009

    American mobile phone operator AT&T has hit back at rival Verizon using the secret weapon of Luke Wilson. The new ad, which supposedly compares the two operators' 3G offerings side by side, is a direct response to Verizon's current map-themed campaign...

  • LG Shine II announced in the States
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    LG Shine II announced in the States

    By 16 November 2009

    In the States, LG has announced the launch of the Shine II, describing it as "another flash of brilliance in their product line". Following on from the Shine's multi-million-selling success, the next-gen handset is available at AT&T and stays faithful...

  • VIDEO: Verizon stays on the offensive with new anti-iPhone ad
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    VIDEO: Verizon stays on the offensive with new anti-iPhone ad

    By 9 November 2009

    Despite a motion currently registered with the US courts that Verizon should stop "misleading" US consumers about AT&T's coverage, Verizon has released another advert slamming its rival's 3G network. Relegating the iPhone to the "island of misfit toys"...

  • Samsung Mythic and Flight launch in the US
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    Samsung Mythic and Flight launch in the US

    By 6 November 2009

    In the States two new Samsung mobile phones have been announced as due within days to AT&T customers. The Mythic offers a 3.3-inch full touchscreen and features Samsung's TouchWiz user interface. Boasting one-touch access to the likes of AT&T Mobile TV...

  • AT&T sues Verizon over "there's a map for that" ads
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    AT&T sues Verizon over "there's a map for that" ads

    By 4 November 2009

    It seems Verizon's "there's a map for that" AT&T bashing campaign has not gone down well with the latter's legal department. AT&T is suing Verizon and has filed a motion to get the adverts pulled as it considers them "misleading". As those who've seen...

  • Nokia and Qualcomm working on new Symbian phone for AT&T
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    Nokia and Qualcomm working on new Symbian phone for AT&T

    By 30 October 2009

    Nokia is planning a fresh attack on the US mobile phone market, teaming up with AT&T on a new Symbian phone, a new report suggests. The device will be developed along with Snapdragon-maker Qualcomm, who has recently joined the Symbian Foundation board....

  • TV streaming has mobile operators running scared
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    TV streaming has mobile operators running scared

    By 19 October 2009

    The days of the mobile phone being just a device for making emergency calls are far behind us, but while most of us have handsets that can at least play music or download our email on the go, the biggest fear now facing mobile phone operators and carriers...

  • Michael Dell: Netbook novelty wears off fast
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    Michael Dell: Netbook novelty wears off fast

    By 14 October 2009

    Michael Dell has slammed the netbook saying that while it's on everyone's wish list the excitement soon fades once they get it home. "If you take a user who's used to a 14- or 15-inch notebook and you say 'Here's a 10-inch netbook,' they're gonna say...

  • Dell AT and T powered Android smartphone heading to US?
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    Dell AT and T powered Android smartphone heading to US?

    By 7 October 2009

    Dell is to launch a smartphone in the US on AT&T early next year according to the WSJ. Citing "People briefed on the plans" the newspaper is claiming that the new handset will be powered by Google's Android handset, come with a touchscreen display and...

  • AT and T to allow VoIP calling on iPhone
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    AT and T to allow VoIP calling on iPhone

    By 7 October 2009

    AT&T has confirmed that it will enable VoIP applications like Sykpe, and Vonage on the iPhone to run on its 3G network on Tuesday. The news opens the floodgates for more services such as Google's Voice application and other third party apps, and follows...

  • Microsoft Windows Phones: What phones are available
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    Microsoft Windows Phones: What phones are available

    By 7 October 2009

    Microsoft has officially launched Windows 6.5 or Windows Phone to you and me on Tuesday, but what phones can you get with the new operating system and what phone can you upgrade? If you've already bought a HTC Touch Diamond II, HTC Touch Pro II, HTC Snap...

  • Verizon slams competitor's 3G coverage
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    Verizon slams competitor's 3G coverage

    By 7 October 2009

    When it's not busy announcing that it will be launching a range of handsets with the Google Android OS on them, Verizon, the US mobile operator is busy slamming the competition. In a new advertising campaign launched on Monday in the US, the carrier shows...

  • HTC Pure and Tilt 2 launch on AT&T
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    HTC Pure and Tilt 2 launch on AT&T

    By 5 October 2009

    In the States, AT&T has announced the launch of two new HTC devices, the HTC Tilt 2 and the HTC Pure, both new Windows Mobile 6.5 devices. As far as marketing blurb goes, the Pure is said to "deliver a touch screen experience in an alluring, compact form...

  • AT and T offers four new web browsin' mobiles
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    AT and T offers four new web browsin' mobiles

    By 5 October 2009

    In the States, AT&T has announced the launch of four new mobiles from Pantech and Samsung that are said to feature full-on web browsers, despite their non-smartphone status. The Pantech Reveal and Impact launch alongside the Samsung Mythic and Flight...

  • Revolutionary gaming co OnLive secures "major investment"
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    Revolutionary gaming co OnLive secures "major investment"

    By 2 October 2009

    We haven't heard much OnLive news since it was announced back in March, but the company has just revealed, via its blog, that things are looking good for the future of the games service thanks to some new funding. OnLive has received a "major" boost to...

  • VIDEO: Nokia Mural launches on AT and T
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    VIDEO: Nokia Mural launches on AT and T

    By 17 September 2009

    Nokia's new colourful "Mural" has launched in the States on AT&T - only to be yanked within days for technical problems. Although said to be "optimized with fast 3G and HSDPA connectivity", problems with the device's firmware have apparently left the...

  • AT and T reveals date for iPhone MMS in America
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    AT and T reveals date for iPhone MMS in America

    By 4 September 2009

    Following news of a lawsuit from a disgruntled consumer who thinks this announcement has been too long coming, AT&T has finally revealed when iPhone users in the US will be able to send multimedia messages. Due before "fall", AT&T has named 25 September...

  • Apple sued over iPhone's missing MMS
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    Apple sued over iPhone's missing MMS

    By 28 August 2009

    An American consumer is suing Apple and iPhone operator AT&T for the failure as yet to deliver the promised MMS messaging on the iPhone 3GS. Deborah Carr has filed a lawsuit in Ohio that charges Apple and AT&T for "violating laws against deceptive trade...

  • Apple to FCC: We haven't rejected Google Voice. We worked alone
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    Apple to FCC: We haven't rejected Google Voice. We worked alone

    By 21 August 2009

    Apple has published its answers to an FFC investigation in the US over its role in the Google Voice Application debacle on Friday. In a move that will surprise some, the company chose to openly publish its answers on its website for all to see in the...

  • New York iPhone users hear the sound of silence thanks to At&t network fault
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    New York iPhone users hear the sound of silence thanks to At&t network fault

    By 20 August 2009

    iPhone customers in New York and New Jersey have found themselves without the ability to hear anyone at the end of the line following a fault with the 3G network on Thursday. The network issue, which can be fixed by switching from the 3G network down...