Apple to Blame For Slow iPhone 5 Internet Speeds

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It’s easy to blame your–sometimes not favorite–carrier when Internet data speeds on your favorite iPhone smartphone is slow, but it appears that the culprit behind the throttling is Apple and not the carrier. Recently discovered code in the iOS operating system suggests that Apple is limiting the true speed potential of your iPhone when connected […]

Antennagate Plagues HTC One (Video)

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HTC’s conscious decision to focus on premium design for its HTC One flagship may come with an unintended consequenc: reception problem if the phone is held a certain way. Though we haven’t been able to confirm if the problem affects all global and U.S. releases of the HTC One, we have found–and are able to […]

Commitmentphobia? 5 Things to Consider Before Buying Your Unlocked GSM Smartphone

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Recent events in the wireless industry have re-ignited interest in the unlocked handset market, including legislation and petitions to re-legalize unlocking in the U.S., T-Mobile’s UNcarrier announcement, and a number of new smartphones that are being debuted first internationally with a month or two of delay before being available in the U.S. If you’re on […]

The 1 Reason Why I Decided to Jailbreak My iPhone 5

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The evasi0n jailbreak tool released early Monday morning, there’s been a lot of news about jailbreaking recent iOS hardware. There are arguments for and against jailbreaking, and with iOS 6. With iOS 6, the need for me to jailbreak has been mostly diminished as Apple had brought many of the features to the mobile platform that […]

T-Mobile Brings Enhanced iPhone Coverage to 14 New Cities

T-Mobile today bestowed an early holiday gift upon owners of the iPhone as the carrier announced that it has lit up 14 new cities in the United States, including Boston and New York, with its enhanced 3G network. Read: T-Mobile Now iPhone Ready For 100 Million People. The carrier’s Chief Technology Officer, Neville Rey, made […]

AT&T Opens Up FaceTime Over 3G to All Subscribers Unofficially

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In a surprising and quiet move, AT&T has unofficially opened up its network to host FaceTime over 3G video calls for Apple iPhone subscribers on its 3G, 4G HSPA+, and LTE network. AT&T had initially limited FaceTime over 3G to customers who had subscribed to a mobile share plan, but the move was met with […]

3G Nexus 7 Launch Appears Imminent

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The launch of a cellular enabled 3G Nexus 7 appears to be imminent as the device has passed through the FCC on its way to a likely launch at the October 29th Android event in New York City. Rumors have been swirling about a 3G Nexus 7 and the device already seemed to pass through […]

iPad Mini May Skip 3G, Feature Wi-Fi Only

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Earlier iPad Mini leaks suggested that Apple’s rumored 7.85 iPad might come with 3G connectivity. However, a new report claims that the device, which could join the new third-generation iPad as soon as November, might not feature cellular data at all and may only come in Wi-Fi only form. The Guardian reports that sources have […]

3G Google Nexus 7 Tablet 6 Weeks Away From Launching?

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It looks like Google and hardware partner Asus are readying a version of the company’s popular $200-priced Nexus 7 tablet with built-in mobile broadband connectivity. Sources say that a version with 3G/4G Internet connectivity could launch as soon as within the next six weeks, placing the tablet’s debut between now and mid-October. At debut, the […]

Samsung to Debut Galaxy Camera, Galaxy Note at IFA

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With IFA scheduled for the end of this month in Berlin, Germany, a Galaxy Note 2 announcement is expected as that trade show was the launch date for the original Galaxy Note 5.3-inch phablet last year. However, it seems that Samsung may have plans to launch a smart camera as well at that conference. A […]

AT&T Shows Off the Technology Used to Connect Sports Fans

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Earlier this week, I was invited by the AT&T San Francisco team headed by John Britton and Dan Newman to explore the technologies used to connect sports fans in the Bay Area. The venue? None other than AT&T’s aptly named AT&T Park that hosts the San Francisco Giants. Prior to the start of the Giants […]

AT&T Will Shut Down 2G Network By 2017

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Over the next few years AT&T will move its customers away from its 2G network as it starts to shut it down. According to Engadget, AT&T will shut down its 2G network by 2017, giving the company just under four and a half years to convert everyone to a 3G or 4G LTE phone. The […]

AT&T CEO Still Undecided About Charging for FaceTime Over 3G Calls

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After a controversial report insinuating that AT&T may be looking to charge iOS subscribers for the privilege of conducting FaceTime video calls over its 3G and 4G networks began circulating late yesterday, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says its still too early to decide whether or not the carrier will opt to monetize on FaceTime. Taking […]

iPhone 5 with 4G LTE Could Pack Secret 3G Feature

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One of the most anticipated iPhone 5 features is a 4G LTE connection. The iPhone 5 might be the first iPhone with 4G LTE, and it might bring a new feature to Sprint and Verizon customers. A feature even those with 3G coverage will appreciate. The ability to talk and surf the web at the […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Review: Editors’ Choice

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The Galaxy S III is Samsung’s best Android smartphone to date and the company’s successor to the Galaxy S II device that was launched last year as the Galaxy S II on AT&T and T-Mobile and the Epic 4G Touch on Sprint. The touchscreen-only smartphone will compete against the HTC One X series as well […]

Photos of Sprint-Bound LG Snapshot Leaked

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It looks like LG is planning yet another smartphone for Sprint’s Now Network as the latest leaked device from the Life is Good manufacturer is the LG Snapshot, which has appeared on a blurry photo. The Snapshot has not yet been announced by Sprint nor LG and follows a string of leaked LG devices for the […]

Global Roaming Coming to Verizon’s Galaxy S III in the Future?

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While it’s still unclear why Verizon may be launching the Galaxy S III later than some of its rival U.S. carriers like T-Mobile USA and Sprint, Verizon’s Galaxy S III, which will work on the carrier’s CDMA and 4G LTE network will be getting a software update in the future to unlock some features that […]

HTC EVO 4G LTE Packs Secret 3G Feature

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Today is the day that at least some HTC EVO 4G LTE owners will be getting their devices and they’ll be happy to know that their new device, unlike the EVOs of old, supports simultaneous voice and data over Sprint’s 3G network. Amongst all of the HTC EVO 4G LTE’s features, this is one that […]