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A Quick Guide to '4G' Phones

Here are some of today's 4G phones.


Netflix Addition, 'Ice Cream Sandwich' Highlight Busy Week for Android

Android news for the week ending May 14, 2011


LTE-based Public Safety Network Could Finally Become Reality

Ten years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the United States government may finally be making progress on allocating spectrum for a next-generation public safety network.

PlayBook Security: How RIM Aims to Keep Work and Play Separate

One of Research in Motion's biggest challenges in a world of the iPhone and Android has been how to keep its products fun and fresh while maintaining the high level of security its corporate users have come to rely on.

New BlackBerry Bold: The Good and the Bad

RIM really tried to strike a balance on its latest smartphone, but still came up short in some important aspects.

Sprint Still Losing Money Despite Adding 1.1M Customers

Sprint's net loss in the first quarter of 2011 was a vast improvement over the first quarter of 2010 when it posted a loss of $865 million.


Verizon Acknowledges 4G LTE Outage

Verizon Wireless acknowledged it was 'aware of an issue with 4G LTE connections' and said that its engineers are working to resolve the problem.


Smartphone Apps Banned by Apple, Google, and RIM

Eight notorious apps from gambling to baby shaking that were yanked from app stores.


T-Mobile Brings VoIP Capabilities to Facebook

T-Mobile is staking out its position as Facebook's official voice carrier, as the company today announced a VoIP application that lets Facebook users call their...


AT&T Racks Up iPhone Activations Despite Verizon Competition

AT&T actually boosted its total iPhone activations, while maintaining the same churn rate for the device that it reported a year ago.

Sprint to Fork Over $1 Billion to Clearwire

Sprint today agreed to pay Clearwire $1 billion for the right to wholesale access to its WiMAX network over the next two years.


Smartphone Security Follies: A Brief History

As smartphones have grown more powerful and complex, so have the threats against them.

Ready or Not: iPad and Other Tablets are in Our Enterprise

Any IT department hoping to escape the headaches of supporting iPads in the enterprise should realize that they're more than likely already being brought into the workplace.

ABI Research Shows 2010 Was Year of Android

ABI Research unloaded a trove of data on the smartphone market during a webinar Wednesday that highlighted Android's dramatic rise over the past year.