Sprint's switch from WiMAX to LTE will pass a major milestone when the carrier begins offering the high-speed service in a handful of cities in a few weeks.
A Google Wallet rival is now working with big banks and mobile carriers to test a new device that will retrofit existing iPhones and Android OS phones to let you make NFC cash register payments in stores. An iPhone model adds an extra battery pack, too. Here's an early look.
Sprint has revealed that its version of the Samsung Galaxy S III will be available starting July 1 in both the 16 GB and 32 GB varieties. This carrier had planned to do a full launch last week, but Samsung ran into problems producing enough units.
With the Google I/O Conference kicking into high gear, more news has been released including the price cut and system software update for the unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus that's being sold directly to the public.
AT&T's latest smartphone with 4G LTE is the Sony Xperia ion. This Android-based device also has a very high-res camera a large display, and a comparatively low price, but it's somewhat hidden on AT&T's web site.
Contrary to previous reports, it turns out that Microsoft has no intention to manufacture its own smartphones for its Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system.
Customers who have purchased the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II will receive the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update today.
Some of the specifications for two BlackBerry series have leaked out of RIM, showing that the company is planning to offer models for those who prefer touchscreens as well as for fans of physical keyboards.
The Samsung Galaxy Note appears to on schedule for its rumored mid-July release at T-Mobile, as leaked images of the device have shown up sporting this carrier's logo.
Information leaking out of Apple indicates that the next iPhone is going to have NFC (Near Field Communications). If true, it will enable this smartphone to be used like a wallet.
Research in Motion is possibly considering splitting its business in two, separating its handset production division from its messaging network, and then selling the hardware division.
Today, T-Mobile announced an agreement with Verizon Wireless for the purchase and exchange of wireless spectrum in 15 of the top 25 markets in the country. This will improve T-Mobile's current HSPA+ service as well as its even faster LTE service, which will launch in 2013.
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