• To all iPhone customers: I have received hundreds of emails from iPhone customers who are upset about Apple dropping the price of iPhone by $200 two months after it went on sale. After reading every one of these emails, I have some observations and conclusions. First, I am sure that we are...

  • San Clemente, CA–September 6, 2007–Sonance, the originator and still the acknowledged leader of the in-wall loudspeaker category,...

  • San Clemente, CA–August 22, 2007–At the 2007 CEDIA Expo in Denver Colorado, iPort, maker of the world’s...

  • Apple Sets iPhone Price at $399 for this Holiday Season Apple today announced that it is on...

  • Fort Collins, COLO.–Introducing the OtterBox 1933, the first semi-rugged, fully-interactive case from Otter Products, LLC., with a sleek, slim fit design to protect BlackBerry 8800 Series smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM). As the first case of its kind, the OtterBox 1933 fits BlackBerry 8800, BlackBerry 8820 and BlackBerry 8830...

  • Over the next 5 years, Linux is expected to be the fastest growing Smartphone OS with a compound annual growth rate in excess of 75%. By 2012, a recent study from ABI Research forecasts the Linux-based OS to account for nearly 31% of all smart devices in the market — representing more...

  • RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK), MTV Networks, a division of VIACOM International (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), and Verizon Wireless, a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), and Vodafone (LSE: VOD) today announced they are teaming to create a single, integrated digital music experience that consumers can access via their PC, portable music...

  • Nokia Requests ITC Investigation into Qualcomm Unfair Trade Practices and Patent Infringement Nokia announced it has filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that Qualcomm has engaged in unfair trade practices through infringing 5 Nokia patents in its CDMA and WCDMA/GSM chipsets. Nokia is requesting that the...

  • The iPhone Effect: Apple’s Entry into the Mobile Space Research and Markets has announced the addition of The iPhone Effect: Apple’s Entry into the Mobile Space to their offering. Apple seems determined to transform the existing relationship between device manufacturers and wireless operators and how it could impact the wireless industry. The...

  • More Than a Dozen Vendors Will Be Shipping Sub-$50 Handsets by 2008, Says ABI Research More than a dozen handset vendors will be shipping sub-$50 models by 2008. The ultra low cost handset marketplace is currently dominated by Motorola and Nokia, but Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson are showing increasing interest and...

  • Bluetooth, cameras, and music become more common in new phone sales According to The NPD Group, a leading consumer and retail information company, mobile phone sales to consumers in the U.S. reached 33 million units in the second quarter of 2007. This number represents a decline of nearly 17 percent compared to...

  • One-Click, Voice-Driven Commands Make Mobile 411 as Easy as Saying, “Find Business Near Me” Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that Nuance Voice Control™, a one-click mobile search and messaging service powered by speech technology, is now available for BlackBerry smartphones from Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM), including the BlackBerry...

  • Estimates of iPhone shipment volumes in the first weekend they were available have ranged from 140 thousand units to 500 thousand units depending upon who was asked. Meanwhile, ABI Research forecasts that the smartphone market segment will grow from 218 million units in 2007 to 426 million units in 2012. Now that...

  • In the not-too-distant future, many digital cameras, media players, and portable game devices will access the Internet from anywhere with mobile broadband coverage. The recent announcement by Sprint Nextel and Clearwire of a partnership to provide mobile WiMAX services to most of the US population should be greeted with enthusiasm by the...

  • Sprint Nextel and Clearwire to Partner to Accelerate and Expand the Deployment of the First Nationwide Mobile Broadband Network Using WiMAX Technology; Consumers, Businesses and Public Safety Agencies to Benefit from More Coverage Sooner and Enhanced Network Capabilities Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) and Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) plan to jointly construct the first...

  • The First Dual-Mode Cellular and Wi-Fi BlackBerry Smartphone Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq:RIMM; TSX:RIM) today announced the...

  • The secret method to bypass AT&T’s 2-year activation agreement for the iPhone Despite the Apple and AT&T...