AT&T's Lurie on Losing the iPhone Exclusive: "We Aren't Concerned About It at All"

At D: Dive Into Mobile today, AT&T’s Glenn Lurie underwent intense scrutiny by Walt Mossberg on the state of AT&T’s wireless network and the ability to make calls. But Lurie’s strongest opinions were reserved for when it came time to talk about the company’s iPhone exclusivity, which by many reports is coming to an end in the new year.

ATD Adds Tricia Duryee (Who Will Add It All Up for Our Readers)

And the hit reporters/bloggers keep on coming at All Things Digital. Today, we are honored to add Tricia Duryee to the staff of our site, where she will be covering commerce, online payments, gaming and more. In other words: She’ll show us the money. Or not, in some cases.

ATD Adds Tricia Duryee (Who Will Add It All Up for Our Readers)

And the hit reporters/bloggers keep on coming at All Things Digital. Today, we are honored to add Tricia Duryee to the staff of our site, where she will be covering commerce, online payments, gaming and more. In other words: She’ll show us the money. Or not, in some cases.

Fool! You Fell Victim to One of the Classic Blunders! Never Negotiate with Steve Jobs…

Apple is doing to the wireless industry what it did to the recording industry beginning back in 2001: Stealing its customer relationships. That’s the gist of an argument put forth this week by Bernstein analyst Craig Moffett, who believes that with the iPhone and App Store, Apple has upended the wireless market in much the same way it upended the music industry with the iPod and iTunes.
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Buy a Smart Phone Now, or Wait for iPhone?

Walt Mossberg answers questions about whether to buy a smart phone now or wait for the iPhone, boosting the range of a wireless connection, and removing junk programs that come with a new computer.

Accessing Financial Web Sites on a Public Connection

Walt answers questions about accessing financial sites on a nonsecure Internet connection, which cellphones with email capability to take abroad, and what to do when Web sites don’t work well in Safari.

Testing TV on Your Cellphone

Just when you think technology has turned you into the laziest person possible, another invention comes along to cater to your every whim. This week, I tested just such an invention and a dream come true for the ultimate TV fanatic: television on your cellphone. MobiTV, from MobiTV Inc., www.mobitv.com, gives people a way to […]
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Latest BlackBerry Is Flashy, Familiar

BlackBerry users are a stubborn bunch, almost as fond of their device’s familiar features — scroll wheel, full minikeyboard and big screen — as they are of constantly checking email. So when I directed all of my work and personal email from my current BlackBerry to the newest BlackBerry 8800 for this column’s testing, I […]
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BlackJack Beats Out Palm 750, but iPhone May Well Top Both

The Samsung BlackJack smart phone has a slimmer design and longer battery life than the Treo 750. But if you can afford $499, you might want to wait for the Apple iPhone, Walt says.

New Earphone Devices Let You Go Cordless On iPods, Cellphones

Two new wireless headsets aim to correct problems seen in previous products, filtering out background noise in cellphone conversations and bringing great sound quality for iPod use. The devices work well, but each one has drawbacks.
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