What did not happen at the Verizon iPhone launch

January 11, 2011

USA/After years of rumors and breathless anticipation, Apple’s iPhone is finally coming to the network of Verizon Wireless. But because Verizon is launching a version of the device that has been available from rival AT&T for more than half a year, there was little new technology on display to excite the gadget geeks and Apple fanboys.

Verizon’s iPhone antenna ‘death grip’ proof?

January 11, 2011

vzapplOn the face of it, the iPhone 4 unveiled by Verizon Wireless on Tuesday is pretty much the same device that AT&T has been selling. It costs the same, and features essentially the same bells and whistles — with the nice addition of a personal Wi-Fi hotspot, that allows up to five other devices to share its wireless signal.

Liveblog: Verizon set to launch the iPhone. Finally.

January 11, 2011

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Verizon is set to launch the iPhone today — January 11, 2011 at 11am ET. Cheeky.

Verizon’s iPad launch: Is this the right party?

October 28, 2010

It’s become a time-honored tradition: Start selling an Apple gadget and brace for the throngs of eager consumers.VZiPad

Verizon Wireless CEO: We don’t need the iPad — yet

May 14, 2010

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Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdams kindly spent some time with us this afternoon and spoke at length about the future of LTE (Long Term Evolution) 4G high speed Internet from the No.1 U.S. wireless phone company.

Apple: AT&T a “great” partner (but will they get the tablet?)

January 26, 2010

appleiphoneFew relationships in the technology world are as closely scrutinized as that between iPhone maker Apple and its exclusive U.S. carrier, AT&T. Complaints about AT&T and its network have reached a crescendo in recent months, and most analysts believe it is only a matter of time before rival Verizon Wireless gets the iPhone, perhaps as early as this June.

Motorola faces iPhone with Droid army

October 28, 2009

Verizon Wireless and Motorola have unveiled what could be their best shot yet in the battle against Apple Inc’s iPhone — the long expected Droid. Motorola says Droid is the most technically advanced smartphone out there. Its promises:

Verizon Wireless appeals to lawmakers, even newspapers

July 24, 2009

Verizon Wireless chief Lowell McAdam has been busy writing letters recently, mostly to U.S. lawmakers.

Is WiMax the Betamax of mobile space?

May 7, 2009

Is WiMax wireless technology headed for the same fate as Betamax, which lost the battle against VHS as the video cassette standard in 1980s? A senior Verizon executive thinks so.

Verizon Wireless sells out of BlackBerry Storm early?

November 24, 2008

Has Verizon Wireless already run out of BlackBerry Storm phones?

Buyers who didn’t get to Verizon stores in time on Friday, the first day of sales, were first told that they would get the touch-screen iPhone rival in about five to seven days.