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Editor's Corner: Hello, Moto!

"We're not going to launch the iTunes phone today," Motorola chief Ed Zander told a crowd of somewhat disappointed journalists, analysts,

Interview: EA VP talks mobile strategy

EA VP and Mobile General Manager John Batter answered a few questions about his company's moves in the mobile space. "I don't know why EA is named so frequently in these [acquisition]

NY sues Sprint, T-Mobile, Nextel over ads

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs has filed against a lawsuit against Sprint, T-Mobile, and Nextel over what it calls deceptive advertisements. The

Motorola ROKR music phone

Motorola unveiled the first device from its new ROKR line of music phones. The device appears to be a 3G phone, and that's about all we know

Moto Q: The RAZRBerry has arrived

Motorola has finally announced the Q, the company's answer to the BlackBerry. It runs Windows Mobile 5.0, has a QWERTY keyboard, a wide screen,

Motorola A910: GSM/WiFi phone

Motorola's A910 is based on the E895, but there's a twist: in addition to GSM/GPRS/EDGE support, the phone also supports WiFi (802.11b and

An intro to BREW and OpenGL ES

GameDev.net has posted an introduction to BREW and OpenGL ES for all you Qualcomm fans. A basic familiarity with BREW would probably help.

QUICKLINKS: Will Nokia dump Symbian?; Hot jobs in mobile content; Much more...

Analysis: Will Nokia dump Symbian for open source software? Analysis LG: Cell phone will be top entertainment device in

Editor's Corner: Mobile venture capital

Want to know what is big in the mobile world? Just follow the money. All the following financing deals were announced in July:

EA signs deal with Verizon, Sprint

Electronic Arts has agreed to launch its first round of mobile titles via Verizon Wireless and Sprint. EA says the deals will probably be worth

Verizon, Sprint agree to share MMS

US carriers Sprint and Verizon Wireless last week signed an agreement to allow MMS interoperability. Customers of either provider will now be

Motorola announces RAZR V3x

The RAZR V3x is the latest addition to the hugely popular RAZR series. It's a 3G clamshell with a 2-MP camera and a secondary VGA camera for video

Samsung SCH-M600 WM Smartphone

Telecoms Korea has a sneak preview of the Samsung SCH-M600, a Windows Mobile slider Smartphone. It supports EV-DO, Bluetooth, and has a 2-MP camera. It could hit

Migrating apps to .NET CF and Windows Mobile 5.0

Here's another nifty tutorial for updating your apps for the latest Windows Mobile offering: .NET CF c2.0 and Windows Mobile 5.0. It has some nice screenshots and

Editor's Corner: Palm OS is dead; long live Palm OS

Following a less-than-stellar quarter, PalmSource has announced that

Rumor Mill: EA to acquire Jamdat

Jamdat's stock was up yesterday due to rumors that gaming giant Electronic Arts is considering a takeover. An EA spokeswoman declined to comment.

Sprint to buy US Unwired for $1.3B

Sprint has agreed to purchase US Unwired, one its affiliates, for $1.3 billion. Sprint bought US Unwired to end the company's legal efforts to

ICANN approves .mobi domains

ICANN has approved the .mobi top level domain (TLD). Websites ending in .mobi will contain content specifically designed for mobile devices. Nokia, Microsoft,

Verizon offers Motorola E815 EV-DO handset

Verizon Wireless has started selling a new phone with support for its EV-DO network. The Motorola E815 is similar to the V710 and includes a 1.3-MP camera, an MP3