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Alex Wagner

Editorial Director of News and Content for PhoneDog Media. Arsenal, beer, video games. Can be followed on Twitter at @alw.

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AT&T: T-Mobile is misleading customers by labeling HSPA+ as 4G

In a recent press release announcing its HSPA+ expansions, T-Mobile referred to their upgrades as "4G speeds" several times, which may lead many to believe that what T-Mobile is rolling out is...

Microsoft's entertainment shakeup: Allard and Bach are out

Big news out of the Microsoft camp today as both J. Allard and Robbie Bach, CTO and president of the electronics and devices division, respectively, have left the company.  Allard has said he would...

Motorola i1 headed to Boost Mobile for $349.99

So you want an Android phone but don't want to be stuck in a long contract or pay an outrageous retail price for a DROID or EVO.  What's an Android lover to do?  Head over to Boost Mobile and grab...

BlackBerry Pearl 3G speeds through FCC with T-Mobile bands

Following up on our previous reports that the BlackBerry Pearl 3G may not be headed to T-Mobile, it looks like the new consumer-friendly 'Berry actually will be heading to the No. 4 carrier.  T-...

Foxconn CEO says factory is "definitely not a sweatshop"

Chinese gadget manufacturer Foxconn, best known for making Apple's iDevices, has been in the news quite a bit lately, and none of it has been good.  The company has often been accused of providing...

T-Mobile expands HSPA+ network to northeast U.S.

T-Mobile sent out a press release today announcing that they have continued to build out their HSPA+ network that provides download speeds up to 21 Mbps.  As of today, T-Mobile customers in the...

AT&T will unlock your phone as long as it's not an iPhone

Want to unlock your AT&T phone to use on another carrier or overseas?  As of today, you finally have that opportunity.  Boy Genius Report has said that as part of a class action lawsuit, AT&...

BlackBerry Bold 9800 slider caught showing off OS 6 on video

The BlackBerry Bold 9800 slider seems to be stealing all of the headlines away from Froyo, the new iPhone, and just about every other device today.  This time we've got a nearly four minute video of...

Samsung gives free Waves, details on Bada app store

At a Developer Day event in South Africa today, Samsung tried to emulate Google by giving every attendee a free Samsung Wave to help stimulate interest in their Bada OS.  Sure, it may not be an EVO...

LG shipping WP7-powered Panther (GW910) to developers

While LG is still producing Windows Mobile 6 devices, they're also gearing up for the release of Windows Phone 7 by sending the LG Panther (GW910) to developers.  Innovative Singapore received two...

Many Verizon customers interested in iPhone, would buy it on VZW

File this one under the "not a surprise" category, but a Morgan Stanley Research survey has uncovered that nearly 17 percent of Verizon's customers show interest in the iPhone and would probably...

Nokia and Yahoo! announce details on strategic partnership

Following up on our story last week about Nokia and Yahoo! announcing a partnership, we've finally got solid deatils on what this new alliance plans to achieve following the announcement this...

LG Fathom with Windows Mobile to Verizon on June 3rd

If you use Windows Mobile devices for your business (or pleasure) and want one last upgrade before Windows Phone 7 is released, then we have good news for you.  Verizon and LG announced today that...

Rumor: Sprint to release iPhone in September

We've been hearing rumors that the iPhone is headed to Verizon since just about when the original iPhone made its debut in 2007.  What we haven't heard as often is that the iPhone would be headed to...

More BlackBerry Bold 9800 slider virtual keyboard photos

It looks like the elusive BlackBerry Bold 9800 slider has decided to grace us with its presence once again.  TheBerryFix has gotten their hands on some new, high quality photos to give us a tour of...

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