Stories by Keith Shaw

Verizon Wireless XV6900 broadband smart phone

The scoop: <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/financial/verizon.html">Verizon Wireless</a> XV6900 broadband smart phone with touch screen (made by LG), about US$300 (with two-year agreement, online discount, plus monthly service).

BlackBerry throws a slick Curve

The scoop: BlackBerry Curve (model 8300), by <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/financial/rim.html">Research in Motion</a> (available exclusively through <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/financial/att.html">AT&T</a>), about US$200 (after rebates and service agreements).