Don't think that T-Mobile or Verizon Wireless are taking a rest after the end of the CTIA show last week. A quick look at their Web sites today shows that both carriers have added new phones to their lineups. Though it's not a surprise T-Mobile stepped in to formerly offer the Motorola Krzr K1. The GSM version of the Krzr landed at Cingular/AT&T last month, while Sprint and Verizon introduced the CDMA Krzr K1m last year. T-Mobile's K1 is silver (Cingular opted for blue) but the feature set is standard including Bluetooth, a 2-megapixel … Read more
The last day of CTIA is always quiet as show attendees hurry to the airport and the convention center begins the changeover to whatever show comes next. Yet, that didn't stop our editors from nosing around for the last bits of news.
We checked out Kyocera's Bluetooth Music Gateway, CallWave's new Vtxt application and we caught news of the Nokia 5700 Xpress Music, the update to the admirable Nokia 5300. Bonnie Cha posted a slide show for the new Motorola phones, and I gathered several shots of the action on the show floor.
Stick a fork in it; day two of CTIA 2007 is done-zo. By this point, most of the big product and service announcements have already been made, but that doesn't mean the show's over people. No, no. There were still cell phones to be seen, accessories to be touched, and smart phones to be examined. Plus, with all the madness of opening day over with, we were able to spend more time scouring the show floor looking for those hidden treasures that are sometimes overlooked. So, here's a roundup of today's news.
Cell phones: Verizon Wireless … Read more
Aside from the LG VX8700, Verizon has also announced the availability of the Motorola Razr Maxx Ve today. Quite possibly the most appealing Razr on the CDMA front, the Razr Maxx Ve is built of metal and glass and is only 0.59-inch thick. Its features are dazzling as well, and they include a 2.0-megapixel camera, a music player with access to V Cast Music, stereo Bluetooth, V Cast Video support, 60MB of internal memory plus a microSD card slot, text and multimedia messaging, GPS capabilities with access to VZ Navigator, and of course EV-DO support for all that … Read more
Motorola wants to prove that your cell phone can look like a million bucks without actually having to empty your bank account. The company introduced four new models to its Motomobile line at CTIA 2007--all offering chic designs at an affordable price. The quartet includes:Motorola W218: A sleek candy bar-style GSM handset that offers all the basics, plus a VGA camera and FM radio. Motorola W360: Another slim bar GSM phone with an emphasis on music capabilities. The company calls it a "multimedia device for the masses." The 360 has MP3 ringtones, an FM radio, 5MB … Read more
Who's stealing the spotlight at this year's Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA) show? Decide for yourself. Take a look at all the most interesting future phones from each major manufacturer. We'll be updating this page with all the latest galleries as the show goes on, so bookmark it and check back often.
Motorola CTIA photo galleryMotorola unveiled a number of handsets at CTIA this year, ranging from the stylish and affordable Motomobile line to the more high-end Motorola Razr Maxx Ve. See the new collection here.
Sony Ericsson CTIA photo galleryWith its two new phones … Read more
The Motorola H680 is a fashionably compact Bluetooth headset that was released at CTIA this year. Clad in vacuum metal and a black-gloss finish, the petite H680 only weighs about 0.42 ounces. It comes with a charging case that's made of clear plastic and the same vacuum metal material, which can be plugged into a wall or car charger. If you keep the headset in it when you carry it around, the headset's battery life will last longer. The rated talk time for the Motorola H680 is about 8 hours, while rated standby time is up to … Read more
We stopped by Motorola's booth today at CTIA 2007 and among other things, got an update on the whereabouts of the Motorola Q GSM and Motorola Q q9. Apparently, the GSM Moto Q won't be coming to the States because there isn't much interest. Ohhhh, really? I would have thought otherwise based on the number of reader e-mails I get about this device. Then again, we can understand how interest for the GSM Q would wane in the shadow of the faster, more powerful Motorola Q q9, which, by the way, has been renamed the Motorola Q … Read more
We predicted a couple months ago that the Verizon Wireless would get the Motorola Slvr L7c and now that Verizon's Testman Web site is showing a listing for the slim candy bar phone, we know it's definitely on its way. The site didn't show a picture the last time we looked so we don't know if it will be a different color from Sprint's version or Cingular's GSM model. But we do know it will offer the same trim design that has come to define Moto in the past year. Promised features include Bluetooth, … Read more
Motorola CEO Ed Zander has bowed out of a CTIA keynote scheduled for Tuesday, March 27. According to RCRWireless News neither Moto nor CTIA have given a reason for the cancellation, but it sure seems a bit fishy--since he waited until less than a week before the keynote to cancel.
It's no secret that Moto has had its share of bad news lately. Billionaire investor and former TWA chief Carl Icahn has been banging on the company's boardroom door since January, after he acquired a 1.39 percent stake in the company. Besides demanding his own seat on … Read more