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This week was packed with news on the mobile front, so it was easy to miss a few stories here and there. Here's some of the other stuff that happened in the wide world of wireless for the week of September 19, 2011: Opera Software, builder of the popular mobile browser, announced it was acqu...

September 24th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Pew pew. Those are the sounds we instantly hear whenever we come across Motorola's Photon 4G. Sadly, the soon-to-be dual-core star of Sprint's smartphone lineup won't come pre-loaded with a laser soundboard on July 31st, but it can be pre-ordered now -- for a significant markdown. All it takes is...

July 15th 2011 at 2:12am 0 Comments
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Wirefly -- one of the largest independent wireless retailers around -- has made waves in a post by CEO Andy Zeinfeld saying that they'll no longer be offering AT&T devices and contracts as of next month. The reasons for the move are unclear; Zeinfeld says that "circumstances prevent [them] from...

February 21st 2011 at 6:34pm 0 Comments
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Third-party mobile retailer Wirefly has just released a seven-minute video detailing the HTC Thunderbolt's unboxing procedure in glorious detail, something that's just liable to make the wait for prospective buyers even more excruciating. Speaking of waiting, word on the street is that the phone mi...

February 8th 2011 at 3:10pm 0 Comments
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Kind of unusual for a top-tier third-party retailer to beat everyone else (including the manufacturer and carrier) to the punch with a detailed live video of a new smartphone -- but hey, really, who are we to complain? Wirefly has posted a nearly 10-minute introduction to the EVO Shift 4G that Spri...

January 4th 2011 at 10:09am 0 Comments