The charge is apparently designed to encourage customers to upgrade to Sprint's CDMA push-to-talk service before iDEN is phased out next year.
No, that's not a typo. Customers are reporting SIM card failures across all carriers, including CDMA-based Verizon and Sprint, which actually use the micro SIMs included in the iPhone 4S to roam on GSM networks as part of the "world phone" experience touted by Apple.
With the addition of Wi-Fi and GPS, the Palm Treo 800w finally catches up to some of its competition and even offers a better design. The Windows Mobile smartphone will be a good fit for Sprint's business customers, if the battery life can keep up.
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The Kyocera DuraMax and DuraCore will offer push-talk service in rugged flip phone designs. The handsets are due in the fourth quarter of this year.
The HTC Merge is a sturdy, respectable midrange Android smartphone that's also got an eye out for intercontinental travelers.
According to a report from industry tech newspaper DigiTimes, Apple is cutting its production of CDMA iPhone 4s for Verizon by half, from a projected 10 million to about 5 million.
I hope Verizon doesn't read this. It's been so good to me the past six months, but now that I'm heading to Latin America again, all I can think about is AT&T.
The feat, which took place in a lab environment, bodes a higher quality of sound for calls over CDMA networks. But Ericsson isn't saying when the capability might reach consumers.
HTC announces the upcoming availability of a CDMA world phone that will hit North American carriers this spring.
The latest iTunes update adds a few new features and enhancements but most notably throws in support for Verizon's upcoming CDMA iPhone.