Research in Motion (RIM) is going to launch a brand spanking new smartphone platform called "BlackBerry 10" during the first quarter of 2013. The company's CEO, Thorsten Heins, just published a letter saying that the platform is currently being tested by over 50 operators. He also says that when he shows operators the new platform, their response is "tremendous".
T-Mobile will not support WiFi calling on the LG Nexus 4
Google's recently announced Nexus 4 will go on sale later this month for $299 unlocked and unsubsidized. There is one American operator who will be offering it on a contract however, T-Mobile. They'll gladly sell you a Nexus 4 with a 2 year contract for $199, which sounds appealing, but the folks at TmoNews have recently learned that WiFi calling will not be supported on the device.
Here's to the crazy ones, indeed! Reminiscent of how an iconic ex-CEO once attempted to voice-over an advertisement for his company's product, Microsoft's latest Windows Phone 8 ad screams of self-promotion. But this is a different Steve, altogether -- someone who does not exactly generate a Reality Distortion Field like the late Steve Jobs. Microsoft's own Steve Ballmer has narrated Redmond's latest Windows Phone 8 ad, with highlight on the personal touch.
Verizon support page reveals HTC Droid DNA before its announcement
Thought that flexible displays were a long way off before they could start showing up on smartphones? Think again. Samsung is leading the way towards producing the very first such displays that could be part of its next smartphone generations.
iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S3 – 50 reasons why the iOS smartphone is better [video]
While ZTE's smartphone sales are expected to top off at around 25 million, 10 million less than predicted, it seems to take more than that to take the wind out of the company's sails. ZTE has announced that it expects to sell 50 million smartphones in 2013.
Google Play Store carrier billing for Verizon is live
Earlier today U.S. Cellular announced they will dramatically expand their 4G LTE network to 30 new markets beginning on November 5th. U.S. Cellular also mentioned they plan to have about 58 percent of their customers covered by LTE service by the end of 2012.