Verizon to sell LG Enlighten Android phone for $79; Motorola Atrix 2 could be coming

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> Around 44 percent of shoppers are considering a Windows Phone device, according to NPD Group. Article

> Strategy Analytics said Qualcomm took more than 51 percent revenue share in the smartphone applications processor market in the second quarter. Release

> The Motorola Atrix 2 reported appeared on the Internet. Article

> Nvidia announced a secret fifth core on its Kal-El chip. Article

> T-Mobile USA is planning a smartphone sale Sept. 24. Article

> AT&T introduced new international messaging plans. Article

> A new law bans warrantless cell phone searches. Article

> AT&T Mobility likely is using 10 MHz LTE channels in Texas but 5 MHz LTE channels in Chicago. Article

> HTC announced the Raider LTE phone. Article

> Huawei's MediaPad tablet is scheduled to hit the United States this year. Article

> Microsoft reportedly fired a Windows Phone worker who Tweeted about an upcoming Nokia phone. Article

> A Samsung Galaxy Tab tablet with a 7-inch screen appears headed for T-Mobile USA. Article

> Verizon Wireless will launch additional LTE markets Oct. 20. Article

> RadioShack is offering up to $200 off some Verizon Wireless smartphones. Article

> Verizon Wireless will sell the LG VS-700 Enlighten Android phone for $79 with a service contract and after a $50 mail-in rebate. Article

> Congress shoudl allocate the 700 MHz D Block to public safety, argues APCO International President Gregory Riddle. Commentary

Mobile Content News

> Google announced a range of new capabilities for the mobile portion of its Google+ social network. Article

> Isis will support Google Wallet. Article

> Foursquare surpassed the 1 billion check-ins benchmark earlier this month. Article

> Adobe Systems unveiled its Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 software. Article

> YouTube said 10 percent of its downloads are mobile. Article

And finally...Cell phones vs. famine in Somalia. Article


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