Dialed In 202: Meet CNET's newest mobile editor! (podcast)

Jessica is no longer alone! The experienced Brian Bennett joins CNET as our New York correspondent. Get to know Brian, the LG Nitro HD Android smartphone, and how Verizon has gleefully painted its rivals in a corner.


Who is Brian Bennett?

None other than CNET's newest cell phone editor! The New York-based Brian will share his expertise weekly on Dialed In. We also welcome another newcomer, the LG Nitro HD, which answers the question: can LG make a killer Android phone? New Verizon tablets are also on the menu, as well as Verizon's sneaky attack on its rivals' 4G LTE dreams. Plus, there's another nugget about a certain carrier we love to hate that will surprise absolutely no one.


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LG Nitro HD (AT&T): How does it stand up?
LG Android phones of 2011
Sprint says 4G LTE devices coming in second half of next year
Verizon's $3.6 billion spectrum deal: Who wins and who loses?
Verizon announces pair of Droid Xyboard tablets
Verizon Wireless denies blocking Google Wallet
AT&T rated worst cell phone carrier for second year in a row
Verizon delays the launch of the Galaxy Nexus
Android Beam in action: Ice Cream Sandwich's flashy NFC feature
Android name generator

Samsung Focus S (AT&T)
Samsung Illusion (Verizon)
Samsung Transform Ultra (Sprint)
Kyocera DuraCore (Sprint)

About the author

Jessica Dolcourt reviews smartphones and cell phones, covers handset news, and pens the monthly column Smartphones Unlocked. A senior editor, she started at CNET in 2006 and spent four years reviewing mobile and desktop software before taking on devices.


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