Nokia Takes N-Gage Service for S60 Smartphones Live

Nokia Takes N-Gage Service for S60 Smartphones Live

Nokia has just made its long-anticipated N-Gage gaming service available for select S60 smartphones — Nokia N81, N81 8GB, N82, N95, and N95 8GB, with promised additional support for Nokia N73, N93, and N93i coming soon. The service, also known as “N-Gage 2.0,” is the spiritual follow-up to Nokia’s original standalone N-Gage handheld gaming device […]

AT&T Will Deploy LTE on 700 MHz B Block and Aloha

AT&T has announced in a press conference, reported by Engadget Mobile, that they will deploy their LTE (Long Term Evolution) wireless infrastructure across the recently-acquired 700 MHz B Block as well as on the their 700 MHz spectrum recently purchased from private firm Aloha Partners. The decision to proceed to LTE in the future is […]

BlackBerry 8820 for T-Mobile Launches Today

BlackBerry 8820 for T-Mobile Launches Today

As we previously reported, T-Mobile is launching the BlackBerry 8820 smartphone today, complete with GPS, Wi-Fi, and compatibility for their HotSpot@Home VoIP calling service. The 8820 is certainly targeted more at high-end BlackBerry users, as it is not typical for RIM to include both Wi-Fi and GPS into the same device. Subscribers using T-Mobile’s HotSpot@Home […]

Unlimited and Uncapped EV-DO Data Available From Cricket Wireless

Unlimited and Uncapped EV-DO Data Available From Cricket Wireless

Cricket Wireless has just rolled out a new data unlimited offering — $35 per month for a Kyocera KPC650 laptop data card and unlimited EV-DO Rev. 0 data access. The regional CDMA2000/EV-DO carrier’s offering should attract significant market attention not only for its unprecedented low wireless data price (undercutting even Sprint’s SERO data card offering […]

FCC’s 700 MHz Spectrum Auction Ends with $19.6 Billion in Bids

The FCC’s auction for its potentially very lucrative 700 MHz slice of wireless spectrum in the United States has come to a close today.  Although the FCC will be keeping the winners of the auction under wraps for an unknown amount of time (including the winner of the highly sought-after open access C-block, which closed […]

Sprint and AT&T Need FCC to Mediate Dispute

Sprint and AT&T Need FCC to Mediate Dispute

Sprint Nextel and AT&T have taken their dispute over access fees for one another’s voice networks all the way to the FCC. Sprint and AT&T currrently have an agreement wherein two Sprint Nextel subsidiaries have a “bill and keep” deal, meaning that the carriers have agreed not to charge each other for traffic on each […]

Nokia Updates N95-1 to Firmware v21, Flash in S60 Browser

Nokia Updates N95-1 to Firmware v21, Flash in S60 Browser

Nokia has issued a substantial firmware update to its original N95 (N95-1) smartphone, bringing it up to v21 and adding support for Flash Lite 3 and in-browser flash, among other additions.  This new firmware presents N95-1 owners with a terrific opportunity to celebrate Update Your Phone Day, if not a bit belated. The update comes […]

Updated SlingPlayer Mobile Clients in The Pipeline

Updated SlingPlayer Mobile Clients in The Pipeline

Sling Media, makers of the popular Slingbox line of products, are preparing new versions of their SlingPlayer Mobile client for S60, Windows Mobile Standard, and Windows Mobile Professional devices, as reported by Engadget Mobile. The updated versions of all three SlingPlayer clients are said to be focused heavily on supporting new devices for each of […]

Sanyo Katana LX For Sprint Passes FCC Inspection

Sanyo Katana LX For Sprint Passes FCC Inspection

Sprint’s newest upcoming flip phone, the Sanyo Katana LX, has just appeared on the FCC’s website. The Katana LX looks set to serve entry-level customers, as the filing indicates it is missing a camera. There is no microSD card slot present either, which suggests that the Katana LX will not be positioned as a music […]

Nokia N82 Now Officially Available To American Customers

Nokia N82 Now Officially Available To American Customers

Nokia’s current top end camera-focused superphone — the Nokia N82 — has been made officially available for purchase by Americans, as indicated by its presence on Amazon and Buy.com. N82 leads the pack in camera quality amongst not only Nokia’s Nseries line, but among all GSM camera phones. N82′s camera features a 5 megapixel sensor, […]