Tag: CDMA

  • LG Gelato Q (Optimus II) hits the FCC with Verizon bands

    It appears that a Verizon variant of the LG Optimus II aka Gelato Q handset, known as the VS700 — has just been cleared by the FCC, making this the third operator associated with the upcoming handset.

  • Windows Phone 7 in numbers: A promising start

    There are many GEEKsters out there looking for some numbers from MS to help them make a decision on their next smartphone. Judging by some of the numbers released by MS, things are moving in the right direction. The number of developers downloading the needed tools to develop apps are great considering this is a new platform. Read more…

  • Sprint Waiving Mail-In Rebates Indefinitely

    This is great news for Sprint customers! Verizon Wireless recently started doing this on most of their smartphones and looks like Sprint caught wind and decided to do it also.

  • More Sprint & T-Mobile Acquisition Rumors

    We’ve heard rumors about a Sprint and T-Mobile merger in the past, and this is no different. This morning, Bloomberg is reporting about Sprint and Deutsche Telekom holding meetings to discuss a possible acquisition. The deal could reportedly give Deutsche Telekom a sizable stake in Sprint following the merger – up to 50%. Sprint had no comment, but a Deutsche Telekom spokesperson said the company “could sell all or part of the U.S. business, and all options are open.”

  • Verizon’s HTC Thunderbolt will support simultaneous Voice and data on LTE

    Android Central has gotten their hands on proof that the HTC Thunderbolt will support simultaneous Voice and data, meaning you can browse the web while in a call. Yes, you will be able that is!

  • To Verizon from Microsoft WP7 with Love

    So Verizon is happy to be getting Windows Phone 7 right? Well now we know what they will be getting. It is rumored to be a quad-band phone, which would allow you to roam to GSM networks around the world. Something Verizon is pushing for now…

  • Microsoft Releases SP1 for WP7 in January!

    So some of the biggest beefs of WP7 is no flash, no Copy and Paste, no real good navigation program. Well it appears that Microsoft listened, and in the unveiling of Windows Phone 7, Steve Balmer did say we would get these features in the early 2011 time frame. Well now we have confirmation.

  • New Windows Mobile App: MO-Call VoIP

    Windows Mobile developers are continuing to find ways to save money on global phone calls and text messaging rates. They haven’t forgotten about windows devices and their users’ needs, especially the ones with friends and family all over the world…

  • No CDMA Windows Phone 7 Until 2011

    You may have read yesterday that a spokesperson from Verizon Wireless, Brenda Raney, told Bloomberg that they would not have any Windows Phone 7 devices until sometime in 2011. Now Microsoft has confirmed that there will be no Windows Phone 7 CDMA devices until 2011.

  • Update on CDMA iPhone: Now on VZW in January?!

    In a previous story this month we talked about a company manufacturing CDMA iPhones.  Well the latest is a story out of Bloomberg stating the iPhone will be on VZW in January 2011. “Verizon Wireless, the largest U.S. mobile-phone company, will start selling Apple Inc.’s iPhone next year, ending AT&T Inc.’s exclusive hold on the […]

  • CDMA iPhone coming in Q4 2010? With 512 MB RAM!

    Thanks to a tip from ‘geeker darren.wlsn1 we’ve got word of brighthand reporting Pegatron Technology is going to start manufacturing CDMA handsets in Shanghai and get them over to the states in time for a Q4 release this year. During this year’s World-Wide Developers Conference (WWDC), there were many rumors afloat regarding a Verizon iPhone, […]

  • An iPhone? No way! On Verizon? Where?!?

    There are several major different selling points of the iPhone. The biggest one in my opinion – IT JUST WORKS. No need to unlock and flash a custom ROM, no need to soft-reset, Just click your app and BOOM – it opens. Now I will admit that there are several major problems with the iPhone […]

  • CDMA to LTE Data Handover Completed..

    While this may not be the biggest news for most of the community, the first live and active passover of a data connection between a CDMA and LTE (Long Term Evolution) device has been completed. This means that a device that has both a CDMA and LTE chipset, respectively, handled a data connection and switched […]