Microsoft, Samsung, Hitachi Bring Pocket PC and Smartphone to CDMA
Jan 6, 2003, 10:08 AM by (staff)
Microsoft today announced the availability of its Windows Powered Smartphone and Pocket PC software for CDMA and CDMA 1xRTT networks. Microsoft has been working closely with leading CDMA companies that expressed their support for this announcement, including Sprint PCS, Samsung, and Hitachi. Samsung today is officially announcing its i700 Pocket PC Phone Edition device, which features a large TFT color display and integrated camera. Hitachi is also expected to announce its Pocket PC Phone Edition Multimedia Communicator device this week.
Verizon-Branded Windows Phone Pops Up on FCC Site
Documents on the FCC website recently revealed an unannounced handset from Microsoft intended for Verizon Wireless. The FCC notes the device supports Verizon's LTE and CDMA networks, but reveals little else.
Nextbit to Offer CDMA Version of Robin Smartphone
Nextbit today said it plans to make a CDMA version of its Robin smartphone available via Kickstarter beginning Sept. 18.
HTC One A9: First Phone To Work on Verizon Without CDMA
HTC will sell an unlocked version of its new One A9 that can be used on Verizon's LTE network, even though the phone lacks the legacy CDMA technology found in all other Verizon phones to date. That makes the One A9 the first phone announced for use with Verizon in LTE-only mode.
Mozilla Acquires Pocket
Mozilla has purchased Pocket for an undisclosed sum. Mozilla is mostly known as the company behind the Firefox browser, while Pocket is a tool for saving and sharing content on the web.