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Sprint's Kyocera Echo meets initial skepticism

While Sprint's new dual-screen Kyocera Echo smartphone is an industry first, its debut is being met with considerable skepticism.

LTE in 2011: Curb your enthusiasm

Even with AT&T and Verizon launching LTE services in 2011, Brad Reed of Network World cautions against rushing out to invest in 4G data plans and devices.

Verizon-FCC net neutrality fight only beginning

Network World looks at what Verizon's challenge to the FCC's authority to enforce net neutrality rules means for the ongoing debate over net neutrality.

What Verizon's network can -- and can't -- give iPhone users

With a Verizon-backed iPhone reportedly on the way, Network World Brad Reed outlines what you can expect from Verizon's network.

Will businesses find a place for iPads in 2011?

While businesses have warmed to the iPad much more quickly than they did with the iPhone, some say they're still figuring out what to make of the device.

FCC's net neutrality order: The basics

A look at the FCC's net neutrality outline

Google: Android phone activations outpace iPhone

While Android's success has been well-documented, it's still hard to wrap your head around the idea that 300,000 Android phones are being activated every day.

Verizon's LTE launch: what to expect

Now that Verizon has started cranking up its hype machine for its LTE commercial launch next month, it's fair to wonder just what types of devices will run on the network.

Gartner: Social networking slowly taking over e-mail

According to a new report issued by market-research firm Gartner, 20 percent of business users will use social networks as their primary means of business communications by 2014.

iPhone gold rush still flowing for AT&T

Android phones may be all the rage right now, but for AT&T the Apple iPhone remains its more alluring gold mine.

AT&T Wireless chief blesses Verizon-Google proposal

Verizon and Google's joint compromise proposal on network neutrality rules apparently has AT&T's blessing.

Smartphones as credit cards: Possibly dangerous, definitely inevitable

AT&T and Verizon want to replace traditional credit cards with smartphones capable of conducting electronic transactions. Is that a good idea?

How Cisco Cius stacks up against iPad

Cisco's new Cius tablet is much more enterprise oriented than Apple's iPad. Here's how the two stack up.

iPhone fans fuming about preorder Web site woes

Apple and AT&T have a public relations debacle on their hands as iPhone fans are furious about the collapse of AT&T's online preorder system on Tuesday.

What's in a smartphone processor? Increasingly a lot

Over the past few years, many processor chips have moved far beyond the traditional functions of plain old central processing units and are now responsible for an array of functions including power saving, system memory and video processing.