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We here at Engadget tend to spend a lot of way too much time poring over the latest FCC filings, be it on the net or directly on the ol' Federal Communications Commission's site. Since we couldn't possibly (want to) cover all the stuff that goes down there individually, we've gathered up an exhaus...

July 20th 2012 at 6:12pm 0 Comments
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It may not turn the heads of anyone who needs the latest and greatest phone -- let alone most smartphone users -- but Emporia Telecom's not going after that market. Rather, the handset manufacturer is busy pushing out devices that appeal to the first-time phone buyer or anyone who doesn't need an...

January 10th 2012 at 6:03pm 0 Comments
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Emporia Telecom is looking to come to the Americas this Spring, and it's bringing a rugged beauty with it -- as long as you're not dead set on getting yourself one of them fancy smartphones. If so, keep on lookin', as Emporia's focusing on winning the hearts of basic / budget phone users all over...

January 10th 2012 at 6:02pm 0 Comments
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In this age of perpetual smartphone one-upmanship, calling your handset the "most straightforward mobile phone in the world" seems a strange selling point. Still, there are surely people out there who need a reprieve from the complications of iPhones, BlackBerrys, and Android devices, and Emporia...

May 27th 2011 at 5:10pm 0 Comments
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Emporia landed at MWC with a couple sets geared specifically to the elderly, the Emporia Elegance (pictured left) and the aptly named Solid. Both of these freshly launched phones are targeted squarely at your grannie's generation, that's to say they include large easy to read fonts, huge keys, and...

February 24th 2010 at 2:58am 0 Comments
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We saw Emporia's handset for the blue rinse crowd at CeBIT a year or so ago, and while the tech has taken a year to get here, we're positive that the target market's not likely to care one single, dentured lick. Specs are the same we saw last year, of course, with dual-band GSM in either 900 / 1800...

March 12th 2008 at 3:46am 0 Comments
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Emporia focuses on handsets for the older generation and the "emporiaLife" is no exception, targeted squarely at folks 50 and up. Featuring giant-sized keys and the "granddaddy" (pun completely intended) of all screens, this is a potential goldmine market for those wanting to gift cellies to their...

March 17th 2007 at 8:57am 0 Comments