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  • Motorola Stingray: Verizon tablet gets detailed
    Tablets

    Motorola Stingray: Verizon tablet gets detailed

    By 1 October 2010

    We first heard rumours of the supposed Motorola/Verizon tablet, the Stingray, back in August when a device with a model number MOTMZ600 turned up on a Spanish VZW page. And now, we've further evidence of the potential iPad-bothering, not to mention potential...

  • BlackBerry Storm 2 getting ready for BlackBerry OS 6
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    BlackBerry Storm 2 getting ready for BlackBerry OS 6

    By 22 September 2010

    When your touchscreen only flagship smartphone isn't smart enough for your all singing all dancing new operating system you've got a problem. RIM, the makers of the BlackBerry Smartphone, have it seems moved to update the BlackBerry Storm 2 (9550) with...

  • Windows Phone 7: Verizon and Sprint to miss out
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    Windows Phone 7: Verizon and Sprint to miss out

    By 18 September 2010

    Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 operating system will only be available on GSM networks in 2010 Microsoft has confirmed. The news means operators Verizon and Sprint will miss out at the launch. "We had to make some trade-offs," senior product manager...

  • HTC PD42100: Slider QWERTY and Android 3.0?
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    HTC PD42100: Slider QWERTY and Android 3.0?

    By 6 September 2010

    It's a phone that has been touted around in the rumour mill for a while now, thanks to some blurred leaked shots, but the excitement has stepped up a notch as the monster HTC slider QWERTY has turned up at an FCC filing. The codenamed HTC PD42100 is all...

  • Verizon mystery tablet is the Samsung Galaxy Tab
    Tablets

    Verizon mystery tablet is the Samsung Galaxy Tab

    By 31 August 2010

    Earlier this month a Verizon roadmap was leaked onto the web that named a Samsung tablet that was on the agenda for the US carrier. And now we know that the Samsung i800 that was listed in fact referred to the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The revelation comes...

  • Google Chrome OS tablet in time for Christmas
    Gadgets

    Google Chrome OS tablet in time for Christmas

    By 18 August 2010

    Although HTC exclusively told Pocket-lint back in July that it wasn't considering its own iPad rival any time soon, it seems that the manufacturer has been working on a model for Google. Running on Google Chrome OS, the tablet is expected to come out...

  • Motorola and Verizon TV tablet coming?
    Online

    Motorola and Verizon TV tablet coming?

    By 4 August 2010

    Motorola will launch a 10-inch Internet tablet with Verizon later this year, the FT is reporting. The news, which is based on conversations with "people briefed on the plans" will see Motorola launch an Android powered device for those looking to watch...

  • Microsoft Kin sales not as bad as reported
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    Microsoft Kin sales not as bad as reported

    By 8 July 2010

    There's a reason Microsoft shut down the Microsoft Kin handset project so shortly after its launch in the US, it sold less than 10,000 phones. Although word is circulating that the number was only 503 Kin handsets in total, Pocketnow.com has found out...

  • Droid X by Motorola review
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    Droid X by Motorola review

    By 3 July 2010

    A week of toting around the new Droid X and reactions from friends remind me of the days I used to walk my Newfoundland dog around campus. "Woah, that thing is huge!" the boys would shout, followed by, "How much does he weigh?". The new Droid X is comparable...

  • Motorola Droid Xtreme snapped
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    Motorola Droid Xtreme snapped

    By 5 June 2010

    Droid Xtreme: that's the name you should start to get excited about if you are looking for a Motorola Droid / Milestone handset, but don't want the fuss of a slide-out keyboard. Never heard of it? Well pictures - blurry spycam shots to be precise - have...

  • Verizon and Google developing iPad rival
    Online

    Verizon and Google developing iPad rival

    By 12 May 2010

    Google and Verizon are in talks to develop a tablet computer similar to the iPad according to reports by both Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal in the US. "We're working on tablets together, for example. We're looking at all the things Google has...

  • HTC Droid Eris gets Android 2.1 update, is HTC Hero next?
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    HTC Droid Eris gets Android 2.1 update, is HTC Hero next?

    By 12 May 2010

    Verizon in the US has confirmed that the HTC Eris, its version of the HTC Hero, is getting the Android 2.1 update from now. The news will mean Droid Eris owners will be able to get the Over The Air (OTA) update over the next 24 hours to 2 weeks, meaning...

  • Microsoft Kin dated for sale
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    Microsoft Kin dated for sale

    By 3 May 2010

    A leaked photo showing that the newly announced Microsoft Kin One and Microsoft Kin Two will be available from 13 May has turned up online. The screen grabs, supposedly taken from an internal Verizon computer system, shows the two phones will be available...

  • Verizon Nexus One goes AWOL
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    Verizon Nexus One goes AWOL

    By 26 April 2010

    It's suddenly looking like Google's plans to release the Nexus One on the Verizon network in the USA could have hit a snag, as all references to the handset have been removed from Google's website. Previously, the phone was listed as "coming soon" to...

  • Palm Pre Plus now $50 for two in US
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    Palm Pre Plus now $50 for two in US

    By 1 April 2010

    In the UK Brits do free phones all the time, with operators keen to subsidise handsets for the promise of 2 years of your custom. In the US it's different, they don't do free, you have to pay for your phone, and sometimes pay heavily, so when US operator...

  • WSJ: Apple developing two new iPhones, one for Verizon
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    WSJ: Apple developing two new iPhones, one for Verizon

    By 30 March 2010

    Apple is to launch two new iPhone's this summer according to sources "briefed on the matter" the Wall Street Journal is reporting. The new handsets, one for AT&T and one for Verizon in the States, will see the iconic mobile phone upgraded and AT&T lose...

  • Motorola Milestone gets 2.1 update...
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    Motorola Milestone gets 2.1 update...

    By 23 March 2010

    Motorola and Orange have announced they will be launching the Motorola Milestone, the European name for the Droid, in Spain. According to the press release the handset, which has been available in the UK and US since November, will ship with Android version...

  • Google Nexus one coming to Verizon in March, Vodafone in April
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    Google Nexus one coming to Verizon in March, Vodafone in April

    By 27 February 2010

    Two separate reports on the Internet over the weekend have dated the Nexus One from Google in the US and the UK with official carriers. In the UK, The Telegraph newspaper is reporting that sources close to both companies have confirmed that the Android...

  • VIDEO: Verizon HTC Incredible caught on spy camera
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    VIDEO: Verizon HTC Incredible caught on spy camera

    By 26 February 2010

    While the UK is still getting over the news that they'll be getting not one, but two new Android powered handsets from HTC in the next couple of weeks, US HTC fans are still in the dark about when they will get their "fill".  That "fill" could be the...

  • Verizon smartphones to get Skype services
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    Verizon smartphones to get Skype services

    By 16 February 2010

    Verizon Wireless smartphone owners with data plans will soon be able to use the Skype VoIP service directly on their handsets, thanks to a new "strategic relationship" announced at Mobile World Congress. The two companies have created what they call "an...

  • VIDEO: Verizon angles Palm Pre Plus at "mom"
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    VIDEO: Verizon angles Palm Pre Plus at "mom"

    By 4 February 2010

    Verizon is angling the Palm Pre Plus mobile phone straight at the "mom market" in the States, which may well damage sales long term if it puts non-mom types off the phone. Two adverts - one of which is shown above - states the device is "smart enough...

  • New Motorola Devour Android phone coming to Verizon
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    New Motorola Devour Android phone coming to Verizon

    By 3 February 2010

    Verizon has announced it will be adding Motorola's latest Android smartphone known as the Devour to its handset line sometime this March. Featuring a 3.1-inch, 320 x 480 capacitive touchscreen, 8GB microSD card, Bluetooth, 3-megapixel camera, and a slide...

  • Verizon prices Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus
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    Verizon prices Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus

    By 22 January 2010

    Verizon Wireless has announced pricing for the new Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus that will hit shop shelves in the States on 25 January. The Palm Pre Plus will cost $149.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate, and Palm Pixi Plus will cost $99.99 after a $100...

  • Verizon updates tariffs before Nexus One launch
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    Verizon updates tariffs before Nexus One launch

    By 15 January 2010

    Verizon has announced new monthly service plans ahead of the introduction of the Google Nexus One on its network. Verizon now offers a 25MB for $9.99 per month data package, while those with feature phones can opt to pay $1.99 per megabyte. Data packages...

  • Innovative Converged Devices (ICD) Internet Tablet hands-on
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    Innovative Converged Devices (ICD) Internet Tablet hands-on

    By 8 January 2010

    T-Mobile and Innovative Converged Devices (ICD) have unveiled an Nvidia Tegra powered device for the UK market at CES in Las Vegas and we've managed to get our hands on a smaller 7-inch version that packs the same technology. While the T-Mobile offering...