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Amazon Gets In On the Penny Smartphone Sales, Too Amazon Gets In On the Penny Smartphone Sales, Too

Last week, it was announced that AT&T would be holding a Black Friday sale, offering an array of phones for the low, low price of one penny. Of course, there are stipulations involved including a two-year contract and the acceptance …

iPhone 4S: Fast On AT&T, Reliable On Verizon iPhone 4S: Fast On AT&T, Reliable On Verizon

The iPhone 4S, launched in October and has been a success for Apple. It completely shattered opening weekend sales records and continues to experience high demand as it is launched in more and more locations. And the sales of the …

Galaxy Nexus Release Date: November 21st, Online Only? Galaxy Nexus Release Date: November 21st, Online Only?
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Today, one much-anticipated Android phone is hitting the shelves – the Droid RAZR. But some people are still holding out for the Ice Cream Sandwich-loaded brand new offering from Samsung, the Galaxy Nexus. The release date has been officially announced …

Obama Threatens To Veto Any Net Neutrality Repeals Obama Threatens To Veto Any Net Neutrality Repeals

Net neutrality, because of extreme corporate influence, has been a contentious issue ever since it was introduced. In fact, the subject has been completely muddied by a lack of understanding from various outspoken anti-Obama groups to the point where a …

HTC Rezound Unveiled, Release Date November 14th HTC Rezound Unveiled, Release Date November 14th

HTC has just unveiled its long-awaited Rezound, and it’s the first smartphone in the U.S. to come stocked with Beats Audio. That means that the device will come with a high-definition audio experience unlike any other device on the market …

Droid RAZR Pre-Orders Available Today Droid RAZR Pre-Orders Available Today

The Motorola Droid RAZR became available for pre-order this morning at 8AM for Verizon Wireless customers. It costs $299.99 with a new two-year contract and data plan. Here’s an early look at the device: Verizon talks it up: The DROID …

iPhone 4S Sold Out, Shipping Delayed From All Carriers iPhone 4S Sold Out, Shipping Delayed From All Carriers
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On Friday, Apple’s “most amazing iPhone yet” went up for pre-sale on apple.com as well as all three carriers’ sites – AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. And what do you know, it sold like hotcakes. Are you surprised? Some wondered how …

Verizon Moves To Block Net Neutrality, Citing A Bunch of Nonsense Verizon Moves To Block Net Neutrality, Citing A Bunch of Nonsense
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Verizon doesn’t think the FCC should be able to regulate the Internet, even though it, as a company that started as one of the Bells, is well aware of the history of regulation within the telecommunications industry. And so, the …

Wireless Carriers Keep Your “Private” Data For a Long, Long Time Wireless Carriers Keep Your “Private” Data For a Long, Long Time
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When it comes to data retention, most of us know by now that there are multitudes of different people who hold on to your “private” data for various reasons. Of course, this is why your “private” data isn’t really “private” …

The NFL and Twitter: Doing Promoted Tweets Right The NFL and Twitter: Doing Promoted Tweets Right

If you take a trip over to Twitter today, be sure and notice the promoted hashtag that leads the current pile of Twitter trends. It may be the most timely and relevant use of Twitter’s promoted tweets program, well, ever. …

AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile To Reportedly Put $100 Million More Into Isis AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile To Reportedly Put $100 Million More Into Isis

Back in November, we told you about a joint venture between AT&T and Verizon Wireless (it also includes T-Mobile, which AT&T is trying to acquire) on a mobile payments network. The offering, called Isis, allows users to pay for purchases …

Hurricane Irene: How Verizon Wireless is Prepared From Florida to Maine Hurricane Irene: How Verizon Wireless is Prepared From Florida to Maine

Verizon Wireless says it is prepared for Hurricane Irene, and is offering customers tips to be prepared as well, as the storm approaches the East Coast of the U.S. The company says its wireless and wireline operations teams from Florida …

Android Abandonment When iPhone 5 Hits? Android Abandonment When iPhone 5 Hits?
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Quite a few Android owners are willing to ditch their device when the new iPhone 5 comes out, according to research from Piper Jaffray. Although reports concerning Android consumption of late are quite positive, existing owners are apparently ready to …

Top ISPs Adopt Graduated Response to Piracy, Give Users Six Strikes Top ISPs Adopt Graduated Response to Piracy, Give Users Six Strikes
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A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a new anti-piracy campaign being pushed by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA). The deal, backed by the music and movie businesses would have major Internet Service Providers sign a …

Is Verizon Customer Service The Worst Thing Ever? Is Verizon Customer Service The Worst Thing Ever?
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To get this out of the way, I am not a disgruntled Verizon customer. I’ve never been a Verizon customer. This is not a personal vendetta being aired because I had to spend 4 hours on the phone with Verizon …

Verizon Has an Indy Car App for Android Verizon Has an Indy Car App for Android

If the Indianapolis 500 is your thing, you might be interested to know that Verizon has launched an Android app called IndyCar Mobile. It has timing and scoring during races, live audio feed during races, race schedule and points standings, …

Verizon Addresses Location Tracking, Announces New Warning Label Verizon Addresses Location Tracking, Announces New Warning Label
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In a letter dated April 19th, 2011 – one day before the Apple iPhone tracking hullabaloo all began – Verizon’s VP of government relations Peter Davidson wrote to congress concerning the topic of consumer privacy. The just released letter is …

Verizon Named Mobile Brand Of The Year By Consumers Verizon Named Mobile Brand Of The Year By Consumers

Verizon has been named the mobile networks brand of the year among consumers for the second year in a row, according to a new poll from Harris Interactive. ‚ÄúSince the change in the portability of phone numbers, switching mobile phones …

FCC: AT&T, Verizon Must Offer Roaming Deals to Competitors FCC: AT&T, Verizon Must Offer Roaming Deals to Competitors
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As AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile looms, the mobile giant was hit with a new regulation, along with other wireless leader Verizon. Today, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that AT&T and Verizon must make data roaming deals that allow smaller carriers …

Verizon Sprint Merger Not Looking Likely
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As you probably know, AT&T and T-Mobile USA announced plans for the former to acquire the latter from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion in cash and stock. While the deal, expected to close in a year, has to go over …

Verizon iPhone 4 Impressions 4.5% of U.S. iPhones in Two Weeks Verizon iPhone 4 Impressions 4.5% of U.S. iPhones in Two Weeks
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Millennial Media released its monthly Mobile Mix report this morning, finding (among other things) that Verizon’s iPhone represented 4.5% of U.S. iPhone Impressions in the two weeks following the launch. Verizon is about 3 years behind AT&T in terms of …