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August 2012

Amazon Remixes Cloud Player Music Service
Aug 1, 2012, 8:17 AM

Simple Mobile Lowers Price
Aug 1, 2012, 9:27 AM

U.S. Cellular Intros Two New Motorolas
Aug 1, 2012, 11:17 AM

Google Opens Wallet To All Cards, Adds Remote Lock
Aug 1, 2012, 1:53 PM

Samsung Lightray Bringing Dyle TV To MetroPCS
Aug 1, 2012, 7:31 PM

Cricket Now Selling the Huawei Ascend Q
Aug 2, 2012, 7:20 AM

Google Updates Gmail for Android Once Again
Aug 2, 2012, 7:34 AM

AT&T Hopes to Acquire NextWave Wireless for Spectrum
Aug 2, 2012, 8:00 AM

HTC Rezound Gains Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Aug 2, 2012, 9:08 AM

Ting Offering the Samsung Galaxy S III for $529
Aug 2, 2012, 1:55 PM

SEC Poking Around Sprint's Tax Collection Practices, Too
Aug 2, 2012, 3:38 PM

MetroPCS Galaxy S Lightray 4G, With Dyle Mobile TV, Costs $459
Aug 3, 2012, 7:17 AM

U.S. Cellular's LTE Network Reaches 30% Coverage
Aug 3, 2012, 8:46 AM

Virgin's payLo Intros Samsung Entro and Montage
Aug 3, 2012, 9:16 AM

Gov Set to Approve Verizon-Cable Deal With Conditions
Aug 3, 2012, 9:52 AM

Verizon Extends HopeLine's Reach Via Android App
Aug 3, 2012, 11:18 AM

Samsung Outs the T159 for T-Mobile
Aug 3, 2012, 12:15 PM

Samsung Montage Headed to Sprint as the Array
Aug 3, 2012, 12:18 PM

AT&T to Sunset 2G Network by 2017
Aug 3, 2012, 3:13 PM

Nuance's Nina to Add Voice-Powered Service to Apps
Aug 6, 2012, 8:48 AM

AT&T Shared Data Kicks Off August 23rd
Aug 6, 2012, 10:35 AM

Sprint 'Confident' in Windows Phone 8
Aug 6, 2012, 12:35 PM

Sprint Says BlackBerry 10 is 'Exciting' But Not Enough
Aug 6, 2012, 12:56 PM

Sprint's HD Voice to Launch Before Year's End
Aug 6, 2012, 1:09 PM

Apple Dropping YouTube from iOS
Aug 6, 2012, 1:48 PM

Sprint Weighing iPhone 5, Motorola, and Tizen for 2013
Aug 6, 2012, 2:05 PM

ARM Unveils Next-Generation GPU Technology
Aug 6, 2012, 6:18 PM

Apple and Google Place Rival Bids for Kodak Patents
Aug 6, 2012, 8:28 PM

Sprint Offers Rare iPhone Price Drop
Aug 7, 2012, 8:16 AM

Proposed Federal Law Would Slap Radiation Warnings On Phones
Aug 7, 2012, 9:22 AM

Sprint CEO: Industry Has to Deal with the Duopoly
Aug 7, 2012, 12:43 PM

Microsoft Renaming Phone App Store
Aug 7, 2012, 2:27 PM

Sharp Licenses Smartphone Patents from Microsoft
Aug 7, 2012, 3:55 PM

GAO Agrees with FCC: Radiation Limits Need Reexamination
Aug 7, 2012, 4:05 PM

MetroPCS Launches World's First VoLTE Service
Aug 7, 2012, 4:55 PM

Nokia Updates Beta Suite 3.5 with N9 Support
Aug 8, 2012, 7:25 AM

Verizon's Shared Data Plans Range Up to 20GB
Aug 8, 2012, 7:35 AM

Sprint CEO: We Want to Be the Good Guys
Aug 8, 2012, 10:21 AM

Clearwire Spectrum Vital to Sprint's 4G Plans
Aug 8, 2012, 10:44 AM

Google Improves Voice Search for iOS, Adds Gmail Results
Aug 8, 2012, 1:10 PM

TracFone Scores the LG Optimus Zip
Aug 8, 2012, 6:42 PM

RIM Given Reprieve As Judge Overturns $147M Verdict
Aug 9, 2012, 7:09 AM

Nokia Sells Its Qt Business to Digia
Aug 9, 2012, 7:21 AM

Google Translate Update Adds Camera Support
Aug 9, 2012, 7:37 AM

Nokia Sells Standard Essential Patents to Vringo
Aug 9, 2012, 8:14 AM

Sprint Looking to Raise More Capital Via Note Sale
Aug 9, 2012, 11:38 AM

Big Four Carriers Form New Mobile Payment Initiative
Aug 9, 2012, 3:55 PM

Samsung Offers Peek at Next-Gen Exynos Processor
Aug 10, 2012, 7:28 AM

Google Now-Style Search Results Reach Mobile Browsers
Aug 10, 2012, 7:38 AM

HTC Promises Android 4.0 Updates Still On the Way
Aug 10, 2012, 7:46 AM

How a Sprint Phone Is Born
Aug 10, 2012, 2:22 PM

Motorola to Cut Jobs, Close Offices, Focus on Fewer Phones
Aug 13, 2012, 7:00 AM

Motorola Photon Q Arrives at Sprint August 19 for $199
Aug 13, 2012, 9:09 AM

Vringo Closes Acquisition of Nokia Patents
Aug 13, 2012, 10:17 AM

Google to Buy Frommers
Aug 13, 2012, 10:43 AM

Sprint Launches Disney-Themed iD Pack
Aug 13, 2012, 1:36 PM

Microsoft Licensed Design Patents from Apple
Aug 13, 2012, 1:40 PM

Verizon's Viewdini Appears on Apple iOS Devices
Aug 13, 2012, 3:21 PM

Kodak's Patent Auction to Roll Past Deadline
Aug 13, 2012, 4:59 PM

Verizon Agrees to DoJ Terms to Gain Spectrum Approval
Aug 14, 2012, 7:08 AM

Verizon Adds ESRB-Approved Ratings to App Store
Aug 14, 2012, 8:10 AM

Verizon Blesses Droid 4 With Global Roaming Via ICS Update
Aug 14, 2012, 8:15 AM

RealPlayer for Android Becomes All-In-One Media App
Aug 14, 2012, 10:48 AM

Sprint Collects $1.5 Billion in Cash Via Note Sale
Aug 14, 2012, 11:35 AM

Microsoft Announces SkyDrive for Android App
Aug 14, 2012, 1:18 PM

FCC Agrees to Test Shared Use of 1755-1780MHz Spectrum
Aug 14, 2012, 5:05 PM

AT&T Steps Up Anti-Texting-While-Driving Campaign
Aug 15, 2012, 6:50 AM

Microsoft Temporarily Halts Publishing Apps to Fix Bug
Aug 15, 2012, 6:59 AM

Nokia CEO Sticks to Windows Phone Guns, New Phones 'Soon'
Aug 15, 2012, 7:06 AM

Adobe Flash No Longer Available to Android Phones
Aug 15, 2012, 7:16 AM

Kyocera's Rise QWERTY Phone Headed to Sprint and Virgin
Aug 15, 2012, 9:10 AM

'Merchant Customer Exchange' to Push Mobile Payments
Aug 15, 2012, 9:25 AM

Verizon Says Aug. 16 LTE Expansion Reaches 75% of US
Aug 15, 2012, 11:13 AM

Nokia Lumia 900 Update Adds 'Flip-to-Silence' Feature
Aug 15, 2012, 11:18 AM

Judge Orders Apple, Samsung CEOs to Meet for Third Time
Aug 15, 2012, 12:28 PM

HP Spins Off WebOS Team as New Subsidiary Called Gram
Aug 15, 2012, 1:03 PM

Google Maps Can Now Route to 1 Million Transport Stations
Aug 15, 2012, 1:26 PM

Google+ for Android Improves Hangouts
Aug 15, 2012, 3:52 PM

AT&T's LTE Network Arrives In More Markets
Aug 16, 2012, 7:25 AM

FCC and DoJ Approve Verizon Spectrum Purchase
Aug 16, 2012, 9:51 AM

Instagram Relaunches Android and iPhone Apps
Aug 16, 2012, 11:13 AM

Google Stuffs Discover Card Into Its Wallet
Aug 16, 2012, 11:27 AM

Pantech Flex, Android LTE Phone, Headed to AT&T Soon
Aug 16, 2012, 11:47 AM

Twitter Clamps Down on API, Will Affect App Devs
Aug 16, 2012, 7:35 PM

Google Voice Search Adds 13 New Languages
Aug 17, 2012, 7:12 AM

C Spire Wireless's Scout 3.0 Adds Movie Recommendations
Aug 17, 2012, 7:22 AM

Microsoft Resumes Publishing Windows Phone Apps
Aug 17, 2012, 7:29 AM

Google Enables 'Smart App' Updates in Play Store
Aug 17, 2012, 7:38 AM

Draft of MPEG H.265 Doubles Efficiency of H.264
Aug 17, 2012, 7:49 AM

Verizon Intros Suite of Apps for Visually Impaired
Aug 17, 2012, 8:29 AM

T-Mobile Strips Universal Search from Samsung GS3
Aug 17, 2012, 1:39 PM

AT&T (Sort Of) Won't Charge for FaceTime Over Cellular
Aug 17, 2012, 3:38 PM

Motorola Hits Apple with Fresh Litigation
Aug 18, 2012, 8:23 AM

Samsung Confirms 'Galaxy S Relay 4G'
Aug 19, 2012, 1:10 PM

HTC Invests in Magnet Systems, Loses Big on OnLive
Aug 20, 2012, 8:03 AM

Verizon Says Scores Of Companies Want Its Spectrum
Aug 20, 2012, 10:31 AM

Sony Debuts Trio of New Exmor Camera Sensors
Aug 20, 2012, 11:09 AM

ooVoo Adds Four-Way Video Chats to Android App
Aug 21, 2012, 7:15 AM

Samsung to Invest $4B in Austin Chip Plant
Aug 21, 2012, 7:30 AM

TomTom Adds Foursquare to iPhone App
Aug 21, 2012, 8:23 AM

Skype Adds Photo Sharing to iPhone App
Aug 21, 2012, 9:50 AM

LightSquared Names New CEO
Aug 21, 2012, 10:05 AM

LG Motion Brings 4G and Android 4.0 to MetroPCS
Aug 21, 2012, 10:49 AM

MetroPCS Offering Unlimited Plan for $55
Aug 21, 2012, 10:55 AM

MetroPCS Teases Fall Lineup, Including Galaxy S III
Aug 21, 2012, 11:35 AM

Google Play Store Gets Very Own Gift Cards
Aug 21, 2012, 1:50 PM

Hands-On with the LG Motion
Aug 21, 2012, 4:05 PM

T-Mobile Offering Unlimited Data Starting September 5
Aug 21, 2012, 11:28 PM

PayPal and Discover Team Up on Payments
Aug 22, 2012, 7:47 AM

Pantech to Secure Android Phones with AuthenTec VPN
Aug 22, 2012, 8:22 AM

Huawei myTouch Camera Rates 3.9MP, Not 5MP
Aug 22, 2012, 8:43 AM

U.S. Cellular Intros the Samsung Galaxy Metrix 4G
Aug 22, 2012, 9:59 AM

Cricket Lands the HTC One V
Aug 22, 2012, 11:09 AM

RIM Upgrading BES In Line with BlackBerry 10 Platform
Aug 22, 2012, 12:29 PM

AT&T GSM 850 Blamed For Police Radio Outages In Oakland
Aug 22, 2012, 4:19 PM

Boost Announces Samsung Galaxy Rush
Aug 22, 2012, 5:52 PM

Virgin Mobile Intros the Samsung Galaxy Reverb
Aug 22, 2012, 6:05 PM

Hands-On: Samsung Reverb, Rush, Array
Aug 22, 2012, 7:24 PM

Sony Mobile to Cut Workers, Relocate Headquarters
Aug 23, 2012, 7:01 AM

Nokia, Samsung, Sony, Others, Form In-Location Alliance
Aug 23, 2012, 7:17 AM

FTC Approves Facebook's Instagram Acquisition
Aug 23, 2012, 7:27 AM

Chrome for iOS Adds Easier Sharing with Google+
Aug 23, 2012, 7:30 AM

Google Updates Android Media Apps
Aug 23, 2012, 7:41 AM

Facebook for Android Gains Emoji and Other Features
Aug 23, 2012, 7:46 AM

Google Goggles Adds Support for Non-Autofocus Devices
Aug 23, 2012, 7:56 AM

Ting to Support Sprint Devices By Year's End
Aug 23, 2012, 10:15 AM

T-Mobile Adds ZTE Concord to Prepaid Line-Up for $99
Aug 23, 2012, 11:18 AM

Facebook Overhauls iOS App, Focuses on Speed
Aug 23, 2012, 12:19 PM

FCC Formally Approves Verizon's Cable Spectrum Deal
Aug 23, 2012, 2:50 PM

Qualcomm Acquires Small Cell Maker DesignArt
Aug 23, 2012, 3:38 PM

Apple, Samsung Both Found Guilty In Korean Patent Case
Aug 24, 2012, 8:57 AM

California Advances Location Privacy Act
Aug 24, 2012, 5:17 PM

Samsung Loses Apple Patent Case
Aug 24, 2012, 6:00 PM

Bluetooth SIG Adopts New Exercise Profiles
Aug 27, 2012, 7:20 AM

Brightstar Acquires and Rebrands LetsTalk.com
Aug 27, 2012, 8:17 AM

Nokia Delivering Belle Update to Symbian Phones
Aug 27, 2012, 9:01 AM

Apple Asks Court to Ban 8 Samsung Phones
Aug 27, 2012, 1:54 PM

FCC Reveals the ZTE N910 for MetroPCS
Aug 27, 2012, 3:25 PM

Best Buy Outs the Samsung Galaxy Stellar for Verizon
Aug 27, 2012, 3:35 PM

Samsung Willing to Modify Phones to Avert Ban
Aug 28, 2012, 7:09 AM

MetroPCS Announces the Coolpad Quattro 4G
Aug 28, 2012, 7:16 AM

LG Shows Off Optimus G with 13MP Camera, Quad-Core Processor
Aug 28, 2012, 7:36 AM

Mozilla Updates Android Version of Firefox
Aug 28, 2012, 11:19 AM

T-Mobile Updates Galaxy S II 'ISIS/NFC' Software
Aug 28, 2012, 11:25 AM

SkyDrive for Android Now Available
Aug 28, 2012, 12:42 PM

Leap and Verizon Complete Spectrum Swap
Aug 28, 2012, 4:06 PM

Cricket Adds Muve Music to All Smartphone Plans
Aug 29, 2012, 7:05 AM

Samsung Intros High Speed 64GB Memory Cards
Aug 29, 2012, 7:25 AM

TomTom Prepping Android App
Aug 29, 2012, 7:42 AM

Sprint Adds LTE to Baltimore and Other Cities
Aug 29, 2012, 8:18 AM

Sony Announces the Xperia T, V, and J
Aug 29, 2012, 9:35 AM

Samsung Reveals Galaxy Note 2, Plans U.S. Version
Aug 29, 2012, 12:00 PM

ATIV S Revealed As Samsung's First Windows Phone 8 Device
Aug 29, 2012, 12:11 PM

Google Maps Gains Voice-Guided Directions for Bicycles
Aug 29, 2012, 3:33 PM

Google Looking to Sell Motorola Cable Box Business
Aug 29, 2012, 5:14 PM

Update to Google Now Adds More Granular Controls
Aug 30, 2012, 7:06 AM

HTC Announces Desire X
Aug 30, 2012, 7:19 AM

ZTE Notches First Intel-Based Smartphone, the Grand X IN
Aug 30, 2012, 9:26 AM

PayPal Overhauls Android App, Adds Card Scanning
Aug 30, 2012, 9:34 AM

Apple and Google CEOs Discussing Patent Resolutions
Aug 30, 2012, 1:21 PM

Groupon 2.0 for iOS and Android Goes Big on Photos
Aug 30, 2012, 6:50 PM

FCC to Revise Cross-Carrier Spectrum Sales
Aug 30, 2012, 8:10 PM

Opera Mini 7 for Symbian Updated
Aug 31, 2012, 7:14 AM

FCC Approves Low-End Bar Phone for Cricket
Aug 31, 2012, 9:53 AM

Kyocera Rise Trickles Down to Virgin Mobile
Aug 31, 2012, 12:04 PM

More Details Emerge About AT&T's NextWave Purchase
Aug 31, 2012, 12:21 PM

HP Releases Open Beta of webOS
Aug 31, 2012, 12:37 PM

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