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posted in June 2010

Oops, Sprint 'Overstated' EVO 4G Sales Figures

6/9/2010
Well, this is embarrassing. Sprint issued a correction overnight, indicating that it was perhaps a little too excited about first-day sales of the HTC EVO 4G. It is still the best-selling Sprint handset, but not by as large a margin as previously stated by Sprint CEO Dan Hesse.

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Android Bleeps And Blurbs: HTC And Samsung

6/8/2010
HTC has a bona fide hit on its hands with the EVO 4G, which Sprint apparently can't keep in stock anywhere. On top of that Samsung is already teasing about the U.S. launch of its Galaxy S Android handset. Android smackdown on the way?

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iPhone's Killer Feature? Price

6/8/2010
Apple and AT&T continue their two-pronged assault on the mobile market with aggressive price points on the iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS. With prices starting at $99, it puts Apple at a price advantage over competing models.

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5 Things iPhone 4 Still Lacks

6/8/2010
The new Apple iPhone 4 earns passing marks on most fronts, but Apple still left out some key innovations. Here are five awesome technologies that iPhone 4 should have on board, but doesn't.

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Apple Announces iPhone 4 And iOS4

6/7/2010
Apple CEO Steve Jobs took the stage at the company's Worldwide Developer Conference to introduce the latest iPhone and iPhone software. The entirely new hardware is indeed similar to the device found by Gizmodo in April. The new OS has been renamed and has several new features.

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AT&T Gives iPhone Customers Early Upgrade Option

6/7/2010
AT&T has changed the upgrade eligibility date for current iPhone owners basically to "immediately." In other words, even though iPhone users may be only one year into a two-year contract, they'll be able to purchase the new iPhone at the discounted price (whatever that turns out to be).

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HTC EVO 4G Smashes Sprint Sales Records

6/7/2010
According to Sprint, the new HTC EVO 4G Android smartphone has set a new single day sales record for the company. It has beat out every other smartphone Sprint has ever sold. Is that really significant? Yes, yes it is.

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Still Room For Surprises At Apple's WWDC

6/4/2010
Even though the next-generation iPhone has leaked all over the place, been photographed, video'd, and dissected, there's still plenty of things we don't know about it. Apple CEO Steve Jobs is prepared to address the developer faithful June 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference. Jobs insists we "won't be disappointed."

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Bugs Plague Sprint's EVO 4G On Launch Day?

6/4/2010
Sprint and HTC are today offering the EVO 4G for sale, what they claim to be the first 4G handset in the U.S. The device costs $200 (depending on where you get it), and comes with what some are calling some serious security flaws.

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T-Mobile Brings Back S60 With Nokia E73 'Mode'

6/3/2010
Nokia and S60 fans have reason to be happy with today's news. T-Mobile is launching the new E73 Mode smartphone on June 16 for just $70. It comes with a full QWERTY keyboard and a five megapixel camera. Nokia pitches it as a business-worthy device. Is it?

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RIM Touts BlackBerry Efficiency As Benefit For AT&T

6/2/2010
Following AT&T's revised smartphone data plans, Research In Motion made an announcement of its own. RIM claims that because BlackBerries are "significantly more efficient than other mobile platforms," most BlackBerry users should be able to take advantage of AT&T's lowest data plan. Of course, RIM has missed the point entirely.

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Google Offers More Thoughts On Android Fragmentation

6/1/2010
One of Android's biggest drawbacks -- according to users -- is the fragmentation issue. Some devices "get stuck" on one version of Android and are left behind while other devices -- and their apps -- can update and enjoy new features. Google says it is working hard to rectify the "compatibility" problem.

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Kingston Offering 64GB SDXC Card For $500

6/1/2010
Need a lot of storage wrapped in a small package? Kingston's got your back with a new 64GB SDXC (Secure Digital eXtended Capacity) card. It's small, fast, and stores gobs of data. Too bad it costs a hefty $500.

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iPhone Gains Free 3G Skype Calling Until 2011

6/1/2010
Skype has introduced Skype for iPhone 2.0. The biggest new feature being offered by the application is VoIP-based calling over AT&T's 3G network. There's one big catch, however. Skype-to-Skype calls, which have historically been free, will incur fees beginning in 2011.

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