Posts filed under 'United States Wireless Industry'

Motorola Evoke QA4


If it is not a phone with a full QWERTY keyboard being launched its one with a full touch screen interface.  Alltel Wireless has launch the Motorola Evoke QA4 at a price of $99.99 on contract featuring, you guess it, a touch screen interface.

The Evoke also has a 2 MP camera and numeric keypad.  More at Alltel.

Source: Engadget Mobile


6 comments April 16th, 2009

LG Banter-U.S. Cellular

With full QWERTY phones being the in thing these days, Regional Carrier-U.S. Cellular has launched the LG Banter.

LG Banter

The Banter retails for just under $50 ($49.95 to be exact) on a two year contract after mail in rebate.  Featuring Bluetooth, a 1.3 MP camera, changeable faceplates, and a full QWERTY keyboard the Banter is a great addition to USCC’s lineup.

More at U.S. Cellular.


Add comment April 15th, 2009

MetroPCS Gets the Hint

MetroPCS has launched the Motorola Hint at a cost of $249.00 USD.


No matter where you are, the new Motorola Hint™ will allow you to enjoy conversational style threaded messaging with the ability to store up to 300 text messages in your inbox and a full QWERTY slider keypad. With a unique black and red, ultra sleek pocketable design, Motorola Hint features a full-color 2.5” widescreen display and provides a best-in-class text messaging experience combined with optimized predictive text capabilities, making it easy to read, create and send messages on-the-go.

Head over to MetroPCS to learn more or to buy online.


1 comment April 15th, 2009

Samsung Propel Pro-AT&T


The Samsung Propel™ Pro is a feature-rich smartphone offering outstanding versatility in a sleek, stylish and compact vertical-slider design that easily fits in your pocket.

The silver and chrome QWERTY slider features Windows Mobile 6.1, WIFI, and a 3.0 MP camera.

Look for the Samsung Propel Pro at your local AT&T dealer for $149.99 on a two year contract after mail in rebate.


Add comment April 14th, 2009

BlackBerry Outage


Looks like most BlackBerry users in Canada and the United States are currently without e-mail service.  From what I have read it appears all service providers are affected by this outage: Rogers, AT&T, Verizon, etc.

Are you experiencing no e-mail service or delays receiving messages, leave a comment below.


Add comment April 13th, 2009

Nokia Swivel-Verizon

One of the ninjas at BGR is reporting that Verizon Wireless is going to launching a swiveling Nokia this summer (July/August). Not sure about features but as you can see-full QWERTY keyboard and S40 OS.


The above image is a mock up of the actual device based on “first hand impression”.

Source: Boy Genius Report


Add comment April 12th, 2009

New Unlimited Talk and Text Plan-Virgin Mobile


Virgin Mobile USA is all set to launch two new prepaid plans April 15th.


The new Totally Unlimited Calling plan is only $49.99/month (plus tax) and gives you unlimited nationwide voice (no roaming).  Unlimited texting and messaging can be added to this plan for $10/month (plus taxes).  Virgin Mobile will also be launching an Unlimited Evening (7PM) and Weekends plan for $39.99/month (plus tax).


The unlimited messaging plan is only $19.99/month (plus tax) and gives you unlimited text/picture/video/IM/email.

Discuss on HowardForums.


Add comment April 10th, 2009

HTC Touch Diamond

Verizon Wireless has finally launched the HTC Touch Diamond.  Featuring a huge 2.76″ touchscreen, Opera web browser, 3.2MP camera, microSD solt (up to 16GB), and Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional-the Touch Diamond is going to set you back $299.99 (after a $70 mail in rebate).

Read Howard’s review of Telus’ HTC Touch Diamond before purchasing yours from Verizon.


Add comment April 9th, 2009

Leaked Time Line of T-Mobile 3G Upgrades

TmoNews tipped us off earlier this week with a list of a dozen new phones set to make their way to T-Mobile.  Well today they have leaked a list of locations set to get 3G service.  Check out the image for yourself (way too much for my to type).


Source: TmoNews


1 comment April 8th, 2009

Samsung Impression


AT&T has launched the full QWERTY Samsung Impression.  The Impression features a full HTML browser, touchscreen interface, 3MP camera, and Bluetooth 2.0 (to name a few).  Current pricing below:

$399.99-no commitment
$249.99-2 year term
$50.00-mail in rebate
$199.99-2 year term after mail in rebate

Head over to AT&T to learn more.


4 comments April 7th, 2009

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