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  • Amazon pushes Kindle Fire touch update

    Amazon on Wednesday issued a software update for its Kindle Fire tablet that it said addresses some of the most vocal complaints about the device, including sluggish response to touch and a lack of parental controls.

    Written by Gregg Keizer22 Dec. 11 06:19
  • AT&T, Verizon LTE nets offer similar data download, Web browsing speeds

    Data downloads and Web browsing on new LTE-ready smartphones were slightly faster on AT&T's new 4G LTE network than on the far more widely spread 4G LTE network of rival Verizon, according to a study released Tuesday by by Metrico Wireless.

    Written by Matt Hamblen20 Dec. 11 22:17
  • Verizon to Pay $3.6B for Mobile Spectrum

    Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay $3.6 billion to buy licenses for mobile spectrum covering 259 million U.S. residents from SpectrumCo, a joint venture of three cable providers.

    Written by Grant Gross19 Dec. 11 22:09
  • Sprint says 26M handsets have Carrier IQ; AT&T claims 900K

    Documents filed in response to a U.S. lawmaker's request show that Sprint is by far the biggest user of Carrier IQ's software, with more than 26 million handsets featuring the controversial mobile tracking tool.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan16 Dec. 11 23:32
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