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Mobile Miscellany: week of February 18th, 2013

If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week brought confirmation of Pantech's next phone for Verizon, legal battles over the airwaves in India and a new smartphone to Virgin Mobile. These stories and more aw Full story

PSA: BlackBerry Z10 launches in Canada today

BlackBerry's home turf of Canada didn't quite get the honor of carrying the BlackBerry Z10 first -- that went to the British -- but it's rectifying that today with a full-scale release. Bell, Rogers and Telus, as well as their respective Virgin Mobile, Fido and Koodo budget labels, are selling the Full story

Virgin Mobile UK becomes latest Euro carrier to offer Google's Nexus 4

Some say that it's "better late than never," and, as of right now, this may very well be a good thing for Virgin Mobile UK users looking to snag one of those chart-topping Nexus 4s. A mere few months after the LG-made handset was first announced, Virgin Mobile is set to join other carriers across t Full story

The iPhone Comes to Virgin Mobile

The unthinkable has happened — twice in one week. Today (June 7) no-contract wireless carrier Virgin Mobile announced that it will be offering the Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4s, joining Cricket Wireless as the second no-contract company to do so. Full story

Hot Gadgets For Fall: Virgin's MiFi

   A look at the hot gadgets as school begins and Summer ends, including the MiFi from Virgin Mobile, with David Pogue, The New York Times tech columnist.

Sprint overhauls Virgin Mobile, includes data

Sprint Nextel Corp. is revamping Virgin Mobile, the prepaid wireless service it bought last year, and making it focus on inexpensive plans for young people who would rather text or send Facebook messages than talk. Full story

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File photograph shows Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson dangling on a rope to unveil the Virgin Mobile logo in Mumbai
File photograph shows Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson dangling on a rope to unveil the Virgin Mobile logo in Mumbai

Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson is seen dangling on a rope to unveil the Virgin Mobile logo in Mumbai in this March 2, 2008 file photograph. Virgin Mobile, a unit of British communications group Virgin Media, has launched youth-focused services in India through telecom operator Tata Teleservic