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  • Garmin Asus M20 heading to AT&T hints exec
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    Garmin Asus M20 heading to AT&T hints exec

    By 19 August 2009

    The Garmin Asus M20 in likely to come to AT&T in the US later this year Pocket-lint has learnt following an informal chat with executives at the launch of the new handset come GPS in Taipei. The M20 launched on the local mobile network provider CHT (Chunghwa...

  • Forthcoming AT&T phone lineup leaks
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    Forthcoming AT&T phone lineup leaks

    By 10 August 2009

    A number of new handsets have appeared an official-looking pre-launch phone list from US carrier AT&T. These are phones that haven't yet launched, but are in the works, so shouldn't be too far off release. Amongst a bunch that we already knew about, there's...

  • Samsung Solstice launches on AT and T
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    Samsung Solstice launches on AT and T

    By 30 July 2009

    Samsung is building up quite a line of low- to mid-end touchscreen devices, the most recent of which is the Samsung "Solstice" just announced for launch on AT&T. Specs-wise there's nothing to shout about with a 3-inch touchscreen, Samsung's TouchWiz UI,...

  • AT&T blocking 4chan?
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    AT&T blocking 4chan?

    By 27 July 2009

    Reports are coming in that US ISP and phone network AT&T is blocking access to certain sub-domains of one of the world's largest messageboards - 4chan - which has been described as the best and worst of the Internet rolled into one. The site, which is...

  • Sony Ericsson C905 and W518 land in US
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    Sony Ericsson C905 and W518 land in US

    By 17 July 2009

    Sony Ericsson has announced the launch of two new handsets on AT&T in the US a month after their UK launch. The Sony Ericsson C905a Cyber-Shot and W518a Walkman phones will be launching in the US later this month. A quick recap will remind us that the...

  • Nokia Surge goes after the kids
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    Nokia Surge goes after the kids

    By 13 July 2009

    Nokia has announced a new handset on the AT&T network in the US aimed at social networking fans. Called the Nokia Surge, the exclusive handset will offer a landscape slider design with a full QWERTY keyboard that appears from underneath the screen. Available...

  • AmazonWireless goes live
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    AmazonWireless goes live

    By 10 July 2009

    Amazon has made a major move into the mobile phone retail market in the States with the launch of AmazonWireless. Currently in beta, the new website offers "cell phones" and service plans, promising American consumers an easier, free-shipping shopping...

  • iPhone 3GS breaks AT&T sales records
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    iPhone 3GS breaks AT&T sales records

    By 2 July 2009

    O2 has already reported that the iPhone 3GS launch was a hit for the operator in the UK, but now AT&T is confirming it's been a success in the US too. In a leaked memo, that you know was just dying to be leaked out, AT&T reportedly says that iLaunch day...

  • Motorola Karma sets sights on social networking fans
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    Motorola Karma sets sights on social networking fans

    By 24 June 2009

    Motorola has announced a new smartphone in the US with AT&T as it hopes to claw back ground lost over the last couple of years. Priced at just $20 dollars cheaper than the Apple iPhone, Motorola believes the Karma, as it will be known, has the muscle...

  • iPhone 3G S "sold out" in US
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    iPhone 3G S "sold out" in US

    By 15 June 2009

    Would be iPhone 3G S customers who've yet to pre-order the new Apple handset are likely to find themselves having to stand in line to get the new phone on launch day. According to reports at Information Week, Apple and AT&T have already sold out of their...

  • Android-based HTC Lancaster revealed
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    Android-based HTC Lancaster revealed

    By 26 May 2009

    Making them the undoubted leader in the Android handset market, another Android-based HTC device has been revealed with the news that the "Lancaster" is due to launch on AT&T in the States. Engadget brings the news that the coming-soon handset - this...

  • Nokia Ovi Store opens
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    Nokia Ovi Store opens

    By 26 May 2009

    Nokia has announced that the Ovi Store - its answer to Apple's App Store - is open and available globally on more than 50 Nokia devices including the forthcoming flagship device, the Nokia N97. Nokia phone owners can now visit store.ovi.com on their handset's...

  • Verizon in talks for iPhone lite and Apple media pad
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    Verizon in talks for iPhone lite and Apple media pad

    By 28 April 2009

    The rumours that Verizon Wireless is in talks with Apple over future models of the iPhone have intensified in the States, with the news that there are two "iPhone-like devices" currently being discussed by the two companies. BusinessWeek reports that...

  • Contract-free iPhone confirmed in US
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    Contract-free iPhone confirmed in US

    By 20 March 2009

    The contract-free iPhones in the States rumoured this week have been confirmed. AT&T, the official iPhone operator in the US, is offering the iPhone 3G on a "commitment-free" basis. The move is thought to be one that will help clear down stocks of the...

  • US iPhone operator to clear stocks too?
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    US iPhone operator to clear stocks too?

    By 19 March 2009

    We brought you the news that O2 is said to be "poised" to drop prices on the iPhone 3G and it seems the iPhone's US operator has similar plans. Although unconfirmed at this stage, the Boy Genius Report has seen internal AT&T docs that suggest the operator...

  • Apple to offer iPhones via Verizon?
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    Apple to offer iPhones via Verizon?

    By 24 February 2009

    Apple may soon be preparing to launch the iPhone on Verizon Wireless in the States, 9to5Mac reports. This move would be significant for the industry - as well as consumers - as Apple's iPhone business model in the US has so far been a single operator...

  • Universal charger for mobiles announced
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    Universal charger for mobiles announced

    By 17 February 2009

    The GSM Association and 17 mobile operators and manufacturers have announced that they are committed to creating an industry-wide standard for a universal charger for new mobile phones. The aim of the GSMA-led initiative is to see that the mobile industry...

  • Exec makes vague hints at MacBook with 3G
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    Exec makes vague hints at MacBook with 3G

    By 3 February 2009

    An AT&T executive has hinted towards an Apple MacBook to be sold with a 3G contract. Similar to rumours we heard in September last year, that saw O2 bundling Apple laptops with broadband deals, the move could see discounted MacBooks sold with mobile broadband...

  • US gets online think tank on privacy
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    US gets online think tank on privacy

    By 24 November 2008

    The US has come up with yet another way to tackle online piracy. A new think tank has been founded called the Future of Privacy Forum. According to Ars Technica, the Forum will be headed by Jules Polonetsky, formerly chief privacy officer at AOL, and...

  • AT&T chief hints at future iPhone tech
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    AT&T chief hints at future iPhone tech

    By 7 November 2008

    AT&T Mobile chief Ralph de la Vega has laid out what sort of technologies we could get from our iPhone in the future. In an interview with TechCrunch, de la Vega started off by saying that an AT&T sanctioned method of using the iPhone as a 3G modem for...

  • AT&T buys hotspot provider Wayport
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    AT&T buys hotspot provider Wayport

    By 7 November 2008

    AT&T has just splashed out $275 million in cash to purchase Wi-Fi hotspot operator Wayport. The deal has now created the world's largest hotspot network. Wayport, which started out by providing wired connections in hotel rooms in 1997, now operates about...

  • Verizon given go ahead for Alltel buy-out
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    Verizon given go ahead for Alltel buy-out

    By 3 November 2008

    The US Department of Justice has given Verizon the all-clear for its $28 billion purchase of Alltel. The deal will see Verizon overtake rival AT&T as the largest wireless carrier in the US of A. The DoJ agreed the deal but under the condition that Verizon...

  • BlackBerry Bold given 04 November US launch
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    BlackBerry Bold given 04 November US launch

    By 22 October 2008

    Over here in the UK, just earlier this month, we reported that Orange had suspended sales of the BlackBerry Bold smartphone. A leaked internal Orange memo read: "Following reports of software issues with the BlackBerry Bold handset across a variety of...

  • iPhone boosts AT&T earnings
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    iPhone boosts AT&T earnings

    By 22 October 2008

    The third quarter results are in and it seems that things are looking rosy for American telecoms outfit, thanks largely to its exclusive contract to sell the iPhone 3G. The company launched the phone on 11 July. It now claims that it activated a whooping...

  • Samsung Epix phone launches with optical mouse
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    Samsung Epix phone launches with optical mouse

    By 22 October 2008

    Samsung and AT&T have launched the SGH-i907 smartphone, dubbed the Epix, that's a sort of sucessor to Samsung's Blackjack range. Samsung's first AT&T Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional device with touchscreen capability, it's aimed at enterprise and small...