Just in time to cheer on Team USA at the Olympics, Monster has announced its limited-edition red, white and blue iSport USA in-ear headphones. They are said to be athlete-friendly – sweatproof and washable headphones, priced at $179.95 during its…

Virgin Mobile USA has announced the availability of the new LG Optimus Elite smartphone in Titan Silver, priced at $149.99. This is the first device from Virgin Mobile USA with Near Field Communications (NFC) capabilities, which allows you to use…

Verizon Wireless’s tiered-pricing data plans for smart phones went into effect last July, and new customers were no longer able to sign up for unlimited plans. Existing customers who had such plans were able to hang onto them—but that’s about to end, according to Verizon CFO Fran Shammo. New data we’ve obtained, though, suggests that most of Verizon’s smart-phone subscribers don’t really need unlimited data

A system of text-like Wireless Emergency Alerts, including “imminent threat” (natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes), Presidential, and AMBER (missing children) alerts, are set to roll out to mobile phones soon, via participating carriers. Here are the details you need to know.

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New Apple iPads are going fast

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Thinking of pre-ordering a new iPad? You may have to wait longer than you’d expect for it to arrive. And if you just have to have one in your hot little hands this Friday, the day they go on sale in retail stores, you’d best get on line early: Reports say that Apple could sell as many as a million iPads in just the first on-sale day.

Apple has settled a class-action suit over its iPhone 4 smart phone, agreeing to pay $15 or provide a free bumper case to owners of the phone, which Consumer Reports confirmed had reception problems in 2010 lab tests . More than 21 million owners of the phones are eligible for the settlement, according to Ira Rothken, the co-lead counsel for the suit, which brought together 18 different lawsuits in to a single action filed in San Jose, CA

Kaz USA, of Southborough, Mass., has recalled about 19,000 Honeywell Surround Select portable electric heaters because the internal housing (including the fan, heating element and circuitry), can detach, posing a burn hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reported today. No incidents or injuries have been reported in relation to this recall. The recalled Honeywell heaters, distributed by Kaz USA under license from Honeywell, were sold for $50 to $70 at Best Buy, Meijer and Walmart stores nationwide from July through December of 2011

Here at CES, Vizio says it will be shipping the first 21:9 CinemaWide 3DTV it initially showed at last year’s show.

More consumers are choosing to return electronics gadgets, according to a new study.