Verizon scrambles to meet demand as Motorola Droid X sells out

Motorola's Droid X is currently in short supply across the continental United States.  
Android enthusiasts hoping to snag the sleek smartphone via Verizon's online store will now have to wait until at least July 23 for the device to ship.

Samsung Galaxy sells faster than iPhone overseas, US momentum coming?

Samsung's first "Galaxy S" device, the company's new line of high-end Android phones, just became the fastest-selling phone in Korean history, and Samsung believes the momentum will spread throughout the world.

Some lucky customers already have a Droid X

Of the thousands of people who pre-ordered the hotly anticipated Droid X, a little over 100 got theirs a bit early. Was it an accident or an intentional ploy to get some headlines?

Verizon disses iPhone 4 antenna

Verizon knows how to run a successful "attack ad" campaign. Its commercials that blasted AT&T's fractional 3G coverage area hit big, and now it's poking fun at the whole iPhone 4 antenna problem.

Verizon to end AT&T's iPhone monopoly

Verizon is reportedly poised to unceremoniously end AT&T's controversial and oft-criticized iPhone monopoly.

Best Buy begins taking Droid X pre-orders

Verizon has no plans to allow pre-orders for its newest Droid phone, but Best Buy has already opened up orders for the July 15 release of the device.

Droid X takes Android to the max

Motorola and Verizon have unveiled a supercharged Droid that features a 4.3-inch high-res display, 1GHz processor, 8 GB of onboard Flash memory, a 16GB MicroSD card and 3G Mobile HotSpot capabilities.

Verizon getting iPhone next year... for real, this time?

If Verizon gets its own version of the iPhone in early 2011, as Barclays PLC is now predicting, it could lead to 9 million new Verizon activations and a switch-over for as many as a million AT&T customers.

Verizon Fios offers risk-free month to new customers

After continuously dismal reaction to Verizon's fiber-optic TV service, the provider has decided to give customers the option to cancel risk-free within 30 days of signing up.

AT&T and Verizon side with firefighters against FCC

AT&T and Verizon are giving their support to an alliance of police and firefighters that aims to reserve spare spectrum for emergency services. If they win, it means that the spectrum won't be auctioned off to the carriers' competitors.

T-Mobile jumps to the front of the line to get iPhone, maybe

While most talk of a non-AT&T iPhone has been directed at the #1 carrier, Verizon, there's a growing thought that T-Mobile may be the first new service provider to carry the Apple phone.

Can Android-powered tablets take on the iPad?

Do Android-powered tablets have a chance of successfully competing against Apple's seemingly unstoppable iPad?

Motorola talks tablets

Motorola - which has been buoyed by the success of its popular Droid smartphone - appears to be putting the final touches on an Android-based tablet.

Droid's successor to be Verizon-exclusive "Shadow"

Although Motorola's Droid continues to sell very well, the mobile phone maker has plans to roll out a successor to the device soon, code-named "Shadow."

LG Fathom coming, with free mobile Office 2010

Verizon has announced that it will carry LG's upcoming Fathom phone, a Windows Mobile 6.5-powered device that will be one of the first to offer Microsoft's new mobile Office suite.

AT&T early termination fee rising to $325

Are you tired of getting too many dropped calls on your iPhone? Well, you better just suck it up because soon, if you wanna cancel your wireless contract it's gonna set you back hundreds of dollars.

Verizon and Microsoft sitting in a tree, K-I-N-N-I-N-G

Microsoft's Kin was available online on May 6th. Now, it's in Verizon's stores. A week is a year on the Internets.

Verizon showcases 8.5 Mbps LTE



Verizon recently showcased its high-speed LTE wireless broadband service in Boston, with downstream speeds reportedly hitting up to 8.5 Mbps and upstream speeds clocking in at 2.8 Mbps.

25% of US households have a cell phone but no landline

One-fourth of American homes now has no traditional landline even though they do have mobile phone service, while only 15% have a landline with no cell phone.

Google and Verizon prep Android-based tablet

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has announced that his company is working with Google to design a tablet computer.