By Christopher Price on October 14, 2005
Verizon has begun to issue a new firmware update for the discontinued (and sued) Motorola V710. The update is version 8700_02.03.00R but little is known about it at this time. Most stores have not received the update, but will get it over the course of the next week. As always, you should call your local […]
By Christopher Price on July 6, 2005
Update: Verizon has clarified their references below, and now states that the E815 does work with many in-car systems. Apparently, the device does support OBEX contact transfer for in-car Bluetooth systems, and that the hindered OBEX protocols are more directed at sending and receiving files. You can view an official PDF of the E815’s car […]
By Christopher Price on January 18, 2005
Many sites have reported on this, but, we decided to hold off coverage until we could break new ground (and clarity) on the matter. Here’s the story up to now: A law firm in California (Kirtland & Packard) is suing Verizon Wireless because they fail to note that several of the Bluetooth profiles in their […]
By Christopher Price on August 12, 2004
Apple has released iSync 1.5, an update to their free synchronization software. In this release, support for the Motorola V710 has been added. Apple notes that the V710, as with all Motorola phones, can only be synchronized via USB cable with iSync currently.
By Christopher Price on August 4, 2004
Update: The V710 is not on the main online web site, only through the special portal linked below. Also, the portal is only accepting new two-year activations. NE2 and one-year contract customers cannot place an order for the V710 online currently. Verizon has placed the Motorola V710 for sale online. Currently the server appears to […]
By Christopher Price on July 30, 2004
The highly anticipated Motorola V710, Verizon’s first phone with integrated Bluetooth, is finally arriving in Radio Shack stores. Most stores have been issued two or less. Retail at Radio Shack is $519.99 for current customers ($100 higher than the Verizon launch price of $419.99). New Every 2 upgrade programs are not available at Radio Shack […]
By Christopher Price on March 24, 2004
Sprint has officially announced at CTIA that they will be carrying the V60v, but has stated that it will not be in-stores at launch, and through business channels initially. This usually means that it will be available through TeleSales only. We can only speculate at this time (as the device has not been approved for […]
By Christopher Price on March 1, 2004
PhoneScoop has coverage of the new ultra-small T-Flash memory, and the announcement that Motorola has added it to the upcoming V710 (which may be headed to Sprint).