Will Sony’s Next Tablet Run Android or Windows 8/RT?


A new Sony tablet device was recently spotted at the FCC for U.S. regulatory approval with little information attached to it. The tablet bears the model number SGPT1211 and is described as a “Tablet Device,” but little else is known about this slate, including what operating system will be used. The FCC certification was discovered […]

Samsung Jasper Stops By FCC En Route to Verizon’s 4G LTE Network


It looks like the Samsung Jasper is closer to launching in the U.S. on Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network. The handset was seen most recently gaining regulatory approval at the FCC with the model number SGH-I200. The handset could be described as a high-end mid-range smartphone, similar to how HTC is positioning the HTC One […]

Global-Ready LG Optimus LTE II Closer to Launch on Verizon


It looks like LG’s getting closer to launching yet another 4G LTE smartphone on Verizon’s expanding network in the U.S. in the form of a global-ready Optimus LTE II. An LG phone with the model number LG VS930, widely believed to the Optimus LTE II, was recently spotted getting FCC regulatory approval according to a […]

Motorola Atrix 3 Release Date Appears Close

Motorola Atrix 3 Release Date Appears Close

A device thought to be the upcoming Motorola Atrix 3 for AT&T has surfaced today at the FCC, passing through with flying colors. The device’s FCC filing, first reported by Engadget, reveals little about the device that we don’t already know. Specifically, that it is going to sport 4G LTE radios for use with AT&T’s […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Closer to Launch in U.S.

Samsung Galaxy S III Closer to Launch in U.S.

The Samsung Galaxy S III launch in the United States has gotten closer. According to Pocketnow, the Sprint and Verizon versions of the Galaxy S III have both moved through the FCC which means that an announcement and launch should be around the corner for at least these two carriers. We still haven’t seen the […]

Did the Asus Nexus Tablet Just Get Closer to Launch?

Did the Asus Nexus Tablet Just Get Closer to Launch?Just

The ASUS MeMO 370T tablet, a tablet thought to possibly be the Asus Nexus tablet, just passed through the FCC which could means that it launch definitely got closer and a Nexus tablet launch might have inched closer to release. First discovered by Engadget, the filing doesn’t reveal much in terms of specifications or software. […]

AT&T Sony Xperia Ion Spotted at FCC


The Sony Xperia Ion, announced earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, is now one step closer to launching on AT&T’s 4G LTE network in the U.S. The device is seen as a variant of the flagship Sony Xperia S, but with a larger display and with 4G LTE mobile broadband support. Though the […]

4G LTE Asus Transformer Pad 300 Release Gets Closer

4G LTE Asus Transformer Pad 300 Release Gets Closer

Just a short time after its Wi-Fi was released to the public, the 4G LTE enabled version of the Asus Transformer Pad 300 has cleared the government’s hands at the FCC which means its release should have just gotten a little closer. The filing, first dug up by Liliputing, reveals the device as the Asus […]

T-Mobile myTouch Q Getting FCC Approval


It looks like the second of two Huawei-made Android smartphones for T-Mobile USA’s myTouch consumer line is now ready for FCC approval. The smartphone, model Huawei Ascend G312, comes with a physical hardware QWERTY keyboard and is expected to launch as the T-Mobile myTouch Q. The consumer smartphone will launch with a 4-inch WVGA display, […]

Kyocera Hydro Smartphone Gaining Regulatory Approval


It looks like the Kyocera Hydro smartphone that was announced recently at the CTIA trade show is now headed to the FCC for regulatory approval in the U.S. It’s still unclear which carrier will support the Hydo, but the FCC approval shows CDMA band 1900 MHz as well as WiFi support. The Hydro is considered […]

ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity Series Launch Gets Closer

ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity Series Launch Gets Closer

In February, ASUS announced two new Transformer Pad tablets. The Transformer Pad 300 which launched last month and the Transformer Pad Infinity which has yet to launch in the U.S. However, it now looks like the Transformer Pad Infinity has finally moved closer to release as the device has passed through the FCC with flying […]

Verizon to Allow Customers to SMS Their SOS Messages for Help in 2013


Rather than place your distress calls to a dispatch operator, Verizon Wireless is looking to be the first carrier in the U.S. to allow its customers to instead text their SOS messages to a 911 operator. The move will not only be beneficial to those with disabilities–such as the deaf–but also will be invaluable in […]

FCC Approves Samsung Galaxy Beam With AT&T-Compatible 3G Radios


The Samsung Galaxy Beam is an Android smartphone with a pico projector allowing users to beam whatever is showing on their phone’s display to an empty wall with an image size of about 50 inches. The smartphone may in fact be headed to the U.S. as the FCC has indicated that the phone’s wireless radios […]

FCC Hoping to End Bill Shock With New Alert System


The FCC is hoping to protect American wireless consumers from unsightly–and unexpected–high cellular phone and data bills with a new alert system that would warn mobile subscribers when you’re near your limits. With the nation’s two largest national carriers AT&T and Verizon Wireless having already moved to tiered and metered data plans, the FCC’s alert […]

Sprint to Carry 3G LG Windows Phone?


Filings at the FCC may have revealed a potential new 3G smartphone for Sprint running Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system and made by LG/. The LG LS831 model supports CDMA in the EMSR band, which is used exclusively by Sprint in the U.S. market and the phone is accompanied by a document known as the […]

LG Optimus 3D Max Spotted at FCC on the Way to AT&T?


It looks like the AT&T Thrill 4G–the carrier’s variant of the original LG Optimus 3D–may soon be getting a successor in the form of the LG Optimus 3D Max. The 3D Max was recently spotted getting U.S. regulatory approval at the FCC and may be destined to AT&T. The new Optimus 3D Max was announced […]

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Gets Closer to Launch

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Gets Closer to Launch

Back at the end of February, Samsung introduced two new Galaxy Tab devices in theGalaxy Tab 2 10.1 and the a 7-inch Galaxy Tab 2. Well, one of those, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, has just passed through the FCC today which means it’s one step closer to launch. The filing didn’t reveal any surprises […]

AT&T and FCC Trade Barbs Over Failed T-Mobile Merger

AT&T and FCC Trade Barbs Over Failed T-Mobile Merger

Earlier today, Jim Cicconi, AT&T’s Executive Vice President of external and legislative affairs, took the FCC to task over news that T-Mobile was going to be eliminating 3,300 jobs in the United States. Cicconi, in his statements, made it clear that those layoffs likely would not have happened had the proposed merger between AT&T and […]

MetroPCS-Bound ZTE N910 Spotted at FCC


One of Chinese manufacturer ZTE’s high-end Android device will be headed Stateside to regional carrier MetroPCS with 4G LTE support. The ZTE 910, which originally debuted at Mobile World Congress, represents one of a few phones introduced by ZTE at the show in an aggressive effort to capture worldwide market share and propel the company […]

Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 Spotted at FCC for Regulatory Approval


After having been announced late last month at Mobile World Congress, the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is now seen at the FCC for U.S. regulatory approval. The device is the second-generation tablet that will succeed Samsung’s efforts in the 10.1-inch slate space. The model is almost identical to last year’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 model, using […]