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Articles tagged with "At&T"

HTC handsets finally released from customs; Samsung clamps down on S-Voice leaks

Just a few days ago, we learned that new HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE smartphones, for use on AT&T and Sprint respectively, were held up in U.S. customs for infringing Apple’s patents. Back in December, Apple won an exclusion order from the International Trade Commision (ITC) because Android's mes ... Full Article »

May 21, 2012 9:18am

HTC modifies One X for U.S. market; Best Buy forced to delay sales

Patent infringement lawsuits have become a permeating characteristic of the mobile industry these days, particularly with Apple’s watchful eye over rivals’ hardware and software implementations. The latest to fall under Apple’s ire is HTC, whose shipments of the HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE were s ... Full Article »

May 18, 2012 9:10am

AT&T bringing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to 11 more devices

Get excited, AT&T-using Android owners. You may be on the list of lucky individuals getting an upgrade to the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich. Fierce Mobile Content has the story, pointing out that AT&T intends to bring 11 devices up-to-date with th ... Full Article »

March 23, 2012 1:57pm

Android tablets approach tipping point, mimic smartphone rise

Google’s winning smartphone strategy was to make Android open source and invite anyone and everyone to create a device for their mobile platform. It worked, as HTC, Motorola and others jumped on the opportunity to create smartphones to rival the iPhone. However, the market was reset when Apple rel ... Full Article »

January 26, 2012 8:56am

Most smartphone users want 4G but don’t have much info about it

Cellular carriers have been really brandishing the term “4G” in marketing and advertising for months now, and it appears the media blitz is working. According to a new survey from market research firm In-Stat, 75 percent of its 1,208 respondents said 4G is “one of the features their ideal pho ... Full Article »

October 31, 2011 2:15pm

AT&T announces five new Android phones plus enhancements for visually impaired

As we gear up for CTIA 2011, which kicks off this week, AT&T got an early start on announcements. The carrier unveiled five new Android phones on the eve of the wireless conference, emphasizing AT&T’s HSPA+ network and range in price and feature specs. From Motorola comes the Atrix 2, a po ... Full Article »

October 11, 2011 9:22am

Samsung delivers top Android devices this week

Samsung’s been killing it in the Android market these past few months, launching smartphone after smartphone, tablet after tablet. Not shying away from competition, Samsung’s upped the ante with another new line of devices, this time to compete with the iPod Touch. The Samsung Player series offe ... Full Article »

October 1, 2011 12:00pm

Android plans need protection in AT&T-T-Mobile antitrust case

Android may be the top OS in the US and beyond, but its runaway success has conjured all sorts of competition, legal matters and business deals. Google now finds itself fighting to protect its plans for Android in the upcoming antitrust trial against AT&T and T-Mobile. The Android operator has t ... Full Article »

September 28, 2011 10:07am

AT&T updates its YP Yellow Pages & Gas Prices Android app

It’s easy to dismiss the Yellow Pages as a ‘has-been’ from a bygone generation. But the concept, first introduced by Yellow Pages all the way back in the 1880s, of searching and finding local business information, is still hugely relevant. These days of course, Yellow Pages is online and on yo ... Full Article »

September 13, 2011 4:30pm

Sprint sues to block AT&T’s merger with T-Mobile

Sprint has taken its fight to stop the $39 billion merger between AT&T and T-Mobile to court, suing to prevent the deal under U.S. antitrust laws. The move isn’t too outside the norm, according to a story from GigaOM, but it does have Sprint throwing its hat into the ring alongside the Depart ... Full Article »

September 6, 2011 2:31pm


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