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Pocketnow Throwback Review: Motorola i930 (Video)

The Motorola i930 was a rare clamshell Windows Mobile smartphone built for Sprint Nextel in 2005. Watch our video to take a nostalgic trip to yesteryear and explore this one-of-a-kind iDEN phone.

By Michael Fisher March 29, 2013, 7:01 am
Android

AT&T Enhanced Push-To-Talk: A Guided Tour (Video)

AT&T recently rolled out its new push-to-talk offering to compete with walkie-talkie-equipped competitors like Nextel. Watch our video see how the new ePTT smartphone app performs on the Samsung Rugby Pro.

By Michael Fisher December 26, 2012, 7:01 am
Phones

The Ten Best Mobile Phone Commercials Ever (US Edition)

From T-Mobile butt-dialing admonishments to taco-party jokes delivered at AT&T's 4G speeds, these are some of the best American wireless phone ads ever aired. Strap on your Sprint crime-deterrent and mount your Nextel Antennalope; it's time to watch…

By Michael Fisher September 26, 2012, 2:02 pm
Phones

Tablet Speakers: Everyone Is Doing It Wrong

For years, our tablets and smartphones have featured speakers that won't look us in the face when they're talking to us. Read on to see how Samsung's trying to change that.

By Michael Fisher August 20, 2012, 3:14 pm
Phones

Durable Phones Shouldn’t Have To Be Crappy Phones

I'm not saying every phone needs to be ruggedized; what I'm saying is that those who need durable smartphones should have better options than mid-range devices running obsolete operating systems on outdated hardware.

By Michael Fisher July 23, 2012, 3:05 pm
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Life On A Dying Network (Part 1)

Sprint has recently taken the first concrete steps toward obsoleting the iDEN network: it's begun decommissioning the cell sites that provided excess Nextel coverage that's no longer needed, and it's stopped iDEN device sales. This gives us the…

By Michael Fisher May 29, 2012, 8:35 am