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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. I participate in the Amazon Associates program, which means I may earn a commission from purchases made through affiliate links.

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AT&T: Upload speed issues are a software problem, fix coming

Yesterday we reported that some AT&T users were experiencing extremely crippled upload speeds, and today AT&T responded to the issues.  The carrier explained that the defect is caused by a...

Motorola CHARM official and exclusive for T-Mobile, coming this summer

We've seen it leaked more times than we can count, and today Motorola has made the T-Mobile exclusive CHARM official.  The device will be running Android 2.1 beneath a new, enhanced version of the...

Android 2.2 bests iOS 4 in mobile browser Javascript battle

At Google's I/O event this year, the company spoke about the improvements made to the newest version of Android, 2.2. One of the biggest changes was made to the browser, which received an assortment...

Some DROID Xs landing early, part of a bigger scheme?

Not to be outdone by the white HTC EVO 4G, the Motorola DROID X has also slipped into the hands of some lucky owners well before its release date.  The folks over at Droid-Life have received a tip...

Best Buy Connect launches, wants to connect you to mobile data

Best Buy isn't really the type of company that would be expected to launch a wireless data service, but now they've gone ahead and done just that.  The company made its Best Buy Connect service...

Apple gathers iTunes user data to target for iAds

Sure, Apple's iAd platform seems like an interesting take on mobile advertising.  But have you ever wondered exactly how Apple decides which iAds to use and when to use them?  BusinessWeek has...

HTC talks Android updates, says Froyo should arrive before Christmas

It always takes extra time to port new Android updates to devices running the OS beneath a manufacturer's special skin.  This process often frustrates users of these handsets because they have to...

White HTC EVO 4Gs arriving early at some Best Buy locations

The hot white HTC EVO 4G isn't set to be released at Best Buys across the country until July 11th, but some stores are receiving their devices early.  Engadget has received several tips from users...

Twidroid acquired, will be bundled with millions of Android devices

The official Twitter client for Android is often considered to be one of the better applications available on the platform and is even built into Android 2.2.  The app may soon have some real...

Apple responds to iTunes fraud, removes developer from App Store

A couple of days ago we reported that the Apple App Store may have been hacked, with many user accounts being forced to spend hundreds on apps from a certain developer.  Over the weekend, several...

iPhone 4 unlock nearing completion, T-Mobile iPhone fans rejoice

Whenever a new iPhone or any iOS other device is released, one of the first questions on everyone's mind is, "When is a jailbreak and unlock coming?"  The iPhone 4 has proven to be slightly more...

Rumor: Sprint bringing webOS update 1.4.5.1 on July 7th

Sure, webOS 1.4.5 may finally be rolling out to Sprint Palm Pre and Pixi devices. Rather than rest on their laurels, though, Palm/HP and Sprint may already have another update prepped for users. ...

Motorola Charm shown off in T-Mobile ad before it's announced

I always like it when a carrier shows off a leaked phone before it's announced because it makes our jobs here at PhoneDog that much easier.  T-Mobile has gone ahead and done just that, sneaking the...

HP and Palm roll out webOS 1.4.5 worldwide (to Sprint users)

Following up the completion of HP's acquisition of Palm, we're finally getting the first webOS update from the newly-merged company.  Version 1.4.5 of webOS has finally started rolling out to Pres...

BlackBerry Curve 9300 races through the FCC

Thanks to the FCC, we've often gotten glimpses of unreleased phones before their announcement, and now it seems that they've done it again.  Judging by the look of the device, as well as the "Curve...

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