Developer unlocks Windows Phone 7 emulator

An intrepid developer has managed to successfully unlock Microsoft's recently released Windows Phone 7 emulator. 

iPhone and Blackberry take their deadly toll on Palm

Shares of Palm plummeted on Friday as the mobile phone manufacturer warned revenue for the current quarter would total far less than Wall Street had originally expected.

Payola hits iPhone app review market?

Start-up app review websites need money to sustain themselves, and independent app developers need exposure. What happens when those two things mix?

Sprint preps WiMax smartphone for CTIA launch

Sprint Nextel is reportedly poised to launch the first WiMax 4G smartphone at the CTIA wireless conference next week in Las Vegas.

Report: Apple to ban protective screen film

Apple is reportedly planning to ban the sale of protective screen film in both its retail and online stores. 

United Airlines finally offers mobile boarding pass

Following the example that numerous other airlines have set for months or even years, United Airlines announced that it too now offers mobile boarding passes and paperless boarding.

Android-powered Alex e-reader to launch mid-April

If you haven't heard of Alex, blame the iPad. Alex is a new e-reading device powered by Google's Android operating system that is now scheduled to launch just a matter of weeks after Apple's new tablet device.

Google touts AT&T compatible Nexus One

Google has announced an AT&T compatible version of its Nexus One smartphone.

The Three Types of iPad Buyer: Zealot, Gifter, Big iPoder

There appear to be three types of iPad buyer currently circling the iPad pre-orders and each is decidedly different. 

They range from religious types who think the device is the equivalent of Moses’ tablets all the way over to folks that just want a bigger iPod.

Report: Blackberry users lust after Apple's iPhone

A recent study conducted by Crowd Science claims that nearly half of all Blackberry owners would likely switch to another smartphone, with a majority of those choosing Apple's iPhone.

Mog brings 7 million streaming tracks to mobile

Mog, a subscription-based "all you can eat music" service that launched last year, is coming soon to smartphone platforms, bringing on-the-go mobile access to 7 million songs.

Smartphone market defies global economic recession

The global smartphone market - driven by Apple, Nokia and RIM - has apparently managed to defy the crushing economic recession.

Nokia cuts its 2009 market share, increases 2010 predictions

Nokia has decreased estimates of its 2009 mobile phone market share, but also pushed up forecasts for how the industry will do in 2010.

ESPN Mobile TV now on Sprint

Thousands of hours of live sports and entertainment programming from ESPN will be streamed through Sprint phones over the next year through a new channel on the wireless carrier's existing mobile TV infrastructure.

Apple kicks off iPad pre-order festival

Rejoice all ye Apple faithful! The long-awaited “magical” iPad is currently available for pre-order, with reservations limited to two per customer.

Verizon to have 4G next year

Though it has the much-publicized largest 3G coverage area in the country, Verizon is falling behind the curve when it comes to 4G. Despite the fact that its CDMA rival Sprint has had a 4G infrastructure since last year, Verizon will not have one in place until 2011.

Report: Apple to support iPhone multitasking

Apple will reportedly offer a multitasking "solution" for third-party apps with the release of its long-awaited iPhone OS 4.0.

Opera upgrades Android mobile browser

Opera Software has launched an upgraded beta version of its mobile Mini 5 browser for Android devices.

ARM: iPad launch will cause virtual tablet tsunami

An ARM spokesperson has predicted that the launch of Apple’s iPad will prompt the release of over 50 rival tablet PC devices in 2010.

Samsung e-reader to come to Barnes & Noble, complement Nook

News broke today that Samsung's first entry to the e-book reader market will go through Barnes & Noble, complementing the bookstore chain's own Nook device. The E6 will go on sale for under $300.