T-Mobile USA to sell BlackBerry Bold 9900 for $299.99; AT&T reportedly installing LTE in Apple stores

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> Best Buy today is offering the Motorola Atrix 4G (AT&T Mobility), Nexus S 4G from Google (Sprint Nextel) and the Samsung Fascinate (Verizon Wireless) for free today with a service contract. Release

> A Motorola director has resigned from the company just days after Google announced its plans to acquire Motorola. Article

> T-Mobile USA said it will sell the BlackBerry Bold 9900 for $299.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate card and two-year service agreement starting Aug. 17. Release

> Research In Motion's first QNX-based smartphone, rumored to be the BlackBerry Colt, could arrive this year. Article

> Nokia thinks Google's proposed acquisition of Motorola will be a "massive catalyst" for the Windows Phone ecosystem. Article

> AT&T Mobility is reportedly installing LTE equipment in Apple stores. Article

> Citing Google's plan to buy Motorola, a Standard & Poor's analyst cut his rating on Google's stock. Article

> Brought to market by Personal Communications Devices and manufactured by Axesstel, Sprint Nextel will offer, for free with a two-year contract, a fixed desktop phone that provides unlimited calling for $19.99 per month. Release

Mobile Content News

> Zynga acquired mobile games maker Astro Ape. Article

> The head of Apple's iAd effort has reportedly left the company. Article

> Yahoo Sports is extending its popular Fantasy Football platform to tablets including Apple's iPad alongside its existing applications for mobile phones, the desktop and connected TVs. Article

> A few weeks after updating its website to include friends' check-in photos inline, foursquare is expanding the feature to its iPhone application. Article

> MetroPCS announced a mobile music deal with Rhapsody. Release

And finally... The cost of a 1983 Motorola phone? $3,995. Article


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