Archive | November, 2012

Samsung Galaxy Note II Sales Have Already Passed 3 Million Worldwide

We knew Samsung’s Galaxy Note II was going to be a hot seller, and we were right on as Samsung announces sales have already surpassed 3 million units. That puts the Galaxy Note II on a pace that has it selling at three times the original rate of its predecessor, a number which is likely to be helped even more as it rolls out on multiple carriers across the US over … [read full article]

Nokia’s Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 Smartphone Is Pentaband After All

After a bit of confusion surrounding the launch and release of the Lumia 920 with Pentaband support, Nokia clarified that their website had accidentally posted their flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone as pentaband capable. Except, it seems that Nokia may have actually been right the first time around the Rogers release of the Lumia 920 to our friends up North confirmed that not only does the Lumia 920 have WCDA … [read full article]

AT&T, T-Mobile First To Switch On Database To Track Stolen Cellphones

In a second day of AT&T, T-Mobile news, the two companies have announced they are the first to switch on a joint database to track stolen cellphones. First announced back in April, the companies hoped that the establishment of such a database would help “deter smartphone thefts and protect the personal information on them.” All four major US carriers agreed to the database in April, with CTIA executive Chris Guttman-McCabe saying AT&T … [read full article]

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray Says Hurricane Sandy Will Delay Some 1900MHz HSPA+ Deployments

During a keynote speech at the 4G World Trade Show in Chicago, T-Mobile’s CTO told attendees that Hurricane Sandy will force the company to delay some deployments of its HSPA+ technology in the 1900MHz spectrum. Ray did tell those in attendance that the company has completed “95 percent of the refarming of its 1900MHz spectrum for HSPA+, will launch … [read full article]