Ep. 89: Sprint buys Virgin Mobile Video
On this week's Dialed In, a tan and relaxed Bonnie joins us back in the studio to discuss a gallery of new phones for AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. We also gab about Apple ending the Palm and iTunes party, upcoming Android updates and the dangers of texting while walking. And of course, we report on our latest reviews and take your questions.
CNET's Natali Del Conte takes a look at Virgin Mobile's MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot, which allows any Wi-Fi device to connect to Sprint's 3G network through a prepaid subscription.
The LG Optimus V is a great entry-level Android smartphone if you want to go the prepaid route with Virgin Mobile.
We're pretty swamped with a lot of news about Apple's iPhone, new Android phones, and the new Palm Pixi, so this is a short show for this week. Stay tuned next week with a bit more in-depth analysis and be sure to check out our live stream over at http://live.cnet.com every Wednesday at 2 p.m. Pacific.
At Mobile World Congress 2010, Bonnie Cha takes a First Look at the Garmin-Asus Nuvifone A50.
The UTStarcom Super Slice is a decent basic camera phone for Virgin Mobile, and its low price makes it one of the more affordable prepaid Bluetooth handsets on the market.
Intel is about to get a huge slap on the wrist in Europe. The Garmin Nuvifon is delayed...again. And computers in London may start driving your car for you if you don't bloody slow down!
At CTIA Fall 2010, Jessica Dolcourt takes a First Look at the Samsung Intercept. While an entry-level Android device, the smartphone will make a more notable splash as a prepaid handset with Virgin Mobile.
The selection of higher-end smartphones in the prepaid market is pretty much non-existent, but Motorola and Virgin Mobile are about to change that. Meet the Motorola Triumph.