By Humberto Saabedra on August 20, 2013
Longtime mobile device developer Personal Communications Devices is purchased by a smaller competitor, while the situation that led to the purchase is detailed in the bankruptcy filing.
By Humberto Saabedra on August 1, 2011
Following in the footsteps of Verizon Wireless with their Verizon Home Phone Connect service, Sprint has quietly confirmed via fact sheet that it is preparing its own identical service under the Sprint Phone Connect brand, right down to the same base station sourced from PCD. The idea behind the Sprint Home Connect service is to […]
By Humberto Saabedra on August 11, 2010
Following up, Sprint has announced the forthcoming launch of the U1901WiMax USB modem manufactured by PCD. The modem features compatibility with Windows Vista, XP, Windows 7 and Mac OS 10.5/10.6. The modem is available now for $49.99 after new mobile broadband agreement.
By Humberto Saabedra on July 20, 2010
Following the discontinuation of the Sharp-manufactured Kin this past weekend, AT&T has announced its first Sharp branded device (and only the second ever Sharp-branded device sold on a US carrier) in the Sharp FX. The FX is based heavily on the Sidekick/Hiptop design language with a sliding widescreen QVGA resolution display, QWERTY keyboard, media player, […]
By Humberto Saabedra on June 17, 2010
PCD has released a new maintenance update for the Verizon HTC Touch Pro 2 which improves VZNavigator support, GlobalAccess Connect support for international tethering, Sense UI improvements, compact virtual QWERTY keyboard and built-in visual voice mail. Buy the HTC Touch Pro 2 from Amazon
By Humberto Saabedra on January 8, 2010
PCD has officially rolled out Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM updates for the Verizon Wireless Touch Pro 2 and HTC Ozone devices. Backup of all customizations and files before performing the update is recommended as with all ROM updates due to loss of data when updating to new Windows Mobile versions.
By Humberto Saabedra on July 21, 2009
Following up on the online launch of the PCD TXTM8 last week, corporate parent Leap Wireless has announced the retail launch of the messaging phone. The TXTM8 feature set is identical to the Blitz with a 2.2 inch display, QWERTY keyboard, 1.3 megapixel camera, microSDHC expansion slot, Bluetooth with stereo audio support, and speakerphone with […]
By Humberto Saabedra on July 16, 2009
Cricket has launched its variant of the PCD TXT8010 slider messaging phone in the TXTM8. The TXT8010 was originally launched as the Verizon Blitz earlier this year. The TXTM8 feature set is identical to the Blitz with a 2.2 inch display, QWERTY keyboard, 1.3 megapixel camera, microSDHC expansion slot, Bluetooth with stereo audio support, and […]
By Christopher Price on June 10, 2009
PCD has posted the official release of the first maintenance release for the Verizon HTC Touch Pro. The firmware that we posted last week was officially approved, but a last-minute bug was discovered in the GPS system. Hence, PCD has released this firmware update as MR1 v2.0. You can download the firmware from the page […]