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Windows Phone 7 brings new UI, Xbox LIVE integration

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It’s official. Windows Phone 7 has been announced at Mobile World Congress – albeit, we are a bit late on the news. The phone will bring a “fresh approach to phone software, distinguished by smart design and truly integrated experiences that bring to the surface the content people care about from the Web and applications.” The version 7 is most likely to tie it in with Windows 7 for desktops […]

iPhone may end AT&T exclusivity to be on all carriers

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RUMOUR MILL: iPhone users in America might not need to subscribe to the AT&T network as Apple is planning to release the iPhone to all US mobile carriers within the next 18 months ahead of its announcement where the much-rumoured Apple Tablet is expected to be revealed. This would end the exclusive deal with AT&T and could double or triple the number of devices sold, according to an analyst at […]

Skiff goes against Kindle XL for newspapers and magazines

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Skiff has announced a brand new eBook reader that has been optimised for newspapers and magazine content. The Skiff Reader features a 11.5-inch screen with a touchscreen, and claims to be the thinnest e-reader to date (of the announcement). Plus, because many purchases are done on the go, it will partner with Sprint to provide 3G to the devices and plans are underway to sell it on Sprint stores. Availability, […]

Finally, the Palm Pre gets a date

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Sprint, the US carrier that would be selling the phone, has announced the Palm Pre’s launch date, after a long wait after Palm unveiled the phone at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a date which saw many of its features also available in the new iPhone OS 3.0.

Sprint Nextel to axe 8,000 jobs to save $1.2 billion

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Sprint Nextel, the company which will bring out the Palm Pre in the US, has said that it will axe 8,000 positions, or 14 percent of the company’s workforce, to make savings of $1.2 billion annually, and will expect most of the job cuts be done by March 31. The plan also includes 850 positions to be eliminated under a “voluntary separation plan” that was started last year. The job […]

Palm debuts new webOS, new phone for Sprint network

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CES 2009 : Palm, the creators of the Treo, have announced a brand new operating system for 2009, called the webOS; and will release a new smartphone based on the new platform, the Palm Pre, on the Sprint network on the first half of 2009. The new operating system, which will constantly be connected to the internet, is built from the ground up, according to a press release. It is […]

Sprint Nextel faces $1.2b class action lawsuit

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Sprint Nextel is facing a possible class-action lawsuit over its early termination fees, with allegations that the company’s fee of $150 to $200 violates the Federal Communications Act – and relevant laws in every state in the United States. The lawsuit seeks to upgrade the case to a class-action status on behalf of all the customers. The lawsuit previously asked for $73 million, with Sprint Nextel failing to appeal the […]

Sprint CEO : Android not yet “good enough” for Sprint

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So, who wouldn’t like a Android G1, made by HTC? Well, Sprint’s CEO Dan Hesse is being reported by Reuters that he said to the National Press Club that he thinks that the phone, which is an “exclusive” for T-Mobile, is not “good enough to put the Sprint brand on it.” However, it does not mean that they will not sell an Android phone, since they are part of the […]