Archive for the 'Verizon' Category

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Verizon Releases new Palm Treo 700wx

February 20th, 2007

Verizon Wireless announced today availability of the new Treo 700wx smartphone from Palm. The 700wx is powered by Microsoft’s powerful Windows Mobile 5.0 with built in Direct Push Technology and Verizon’s high-speed EV-DO networks. Palm 700wx features include: Intel XScale 312MHz processor 240 x 240 color TFT touchscreen display 16-bit color displays over 65,000 colors [...]

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Verizon Wireless Customers Set Record: 5 Billion TXT Messages in September

October 30th, 2006

Verizon Wireless’ customers sent and received more than five billion TXT Messages in September 2006. This record – for both the company and the U.S. wireless industry – marks the most TXT Messages ever sent and received by Verizon Wireless customers in a single month. The growth in TXT Messages reflects an increase of 150 [...]

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Verizon Wireless to include Flash based Content

October 25th, 2006

Verizon Wireless announced today they would be adding new Flash Lite based content for Get It Now downloads. Flash Lite offers content providers the ability to created more rich and fluid graphic animations for their products. These new Get It Now applications are currently available on four phones from Verizon Wireless, including The V (LG [...]

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Verizon Launches Motorola MOTOKRZR K1m

September 28th, 2006

Verizon Wireless has released the new MOTOKRZR K1m from Motorola. The MOTOKRZR is part of the next generation of wireless phones that Motorola had announced back in July. MOTOKRZR K1m features include: 1.3 Megapixel Camera & Camcorder Bluetooth Dual color display High-speed EV-DO MicroSD / TransFlash expandable Speakerphone The K1m is available exclusively from Verizon [...]

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Verizon Launches 8703e BlackBerry

September 12th, 2006

Verizon Wireless and Research In Motion announced today the new 8703e BlackBerry handheld. Beginning September 17th Verizon Wireless subscribers will be able purchase the new EV-DO capable BlackBerry. The 8703e from Verizon Wireless offers a large bright LCD display and full ‘qwerty’ keyboard. EV-DO data rates of 400 to 700 kbps will allow for high [...]

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EV-DO Testing Draining Customers Cell Phone Batteries

August 8th, 2006

Residents of Sarasota Florida had reported issues with their EV-DO capable handsets due to testing being performed by Verizon Wireless. Verizon plans to release its CDMA2000 1x EV-DO in this market later this month, but late night testing was causing some customers to experience premature battery drain on their handsets. Some cell phone enthusiasts recommend [...]