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 […]

AT&T Cutting 2G To Make 3G and “4G” Better in New York City

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AT&T is trying to make its 3G and “4G” HSPA networks better in New York City by getting rid of some of its 2G coverage. According to All Things D, AT&T is moving some of its bandwidth off its 2G network and putting it on 3G and “4G” networks. The carrier is contacting users that […]

Sprint Launches New Tethering Plans

Sprint Unveils New Tethering Plans

Sprint has rather quietly killed off its 5GB tethering plan and introduced two new tethering plans to customers on its network. In a post on its community forums, Sprint outlined the details. The 5GB for $29.99 a month plan has been sent off into the sunset and in its place, the carrier has introduced two […]

Apple Readying FaceTime over 3G for iOS 6?

Apple Readying FaceTime over 3G for iOS 6?

Those hoping to use Apple’s FaceTime service over 3G may be able to one day in the near future as it seems that Apple is now testing the service. iDevice, a Romanian blog, has released a screenshot of what appears to be a FaceTime error message. That message, which appears in iOS 5.1.1, apparently comes […]

Here’s How Verizon Plans to Take Your Unlimited Data Plan

Here's How Verizon Plans to Take Your Unlimited Data Plan

Today Verizon revealed how it will kill unlimited data plans. Shortly after releasing a vague statement in which is declined to provide much detail, Verizon has dished some details to The New York Times that clarify just what it plans to do with unlimited data. Customers who are already on an unlimited data plan will […]

Verizon Offers Little Clarification on Killing Unlimited Data

Verizon Offers Little Clarification on Unlimited Data Disappearing

Yesterday, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo dropped a bomb on owners of grandfathered unlimited data plans saying that the company would be killing those in favor of shared data. Shammo’s announcement though was unfortunately light on the details. Today, Verizon has released a vague statement promising to clarify that policy change when its shared data plan […]

Verizon to Kill Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans

Verizon to Kill Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans

Verizon has confirmed that it will be killing off grandfathered unlimited data plans that it offers to 3G customers who had contracts in place prior to the carrier’s introduction of tiered data last July. According to Fierce Wireless, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo confirmed the news at the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom conference. Shammo […]

Huawei Prism Coming to T-Mobile’s 3G Network May 6th

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Though still unofficially announced by T-Mobile USA, leaked documents suggest that the nation’s fourth largest carrier will be launching a low-cost entry-level Android smartphone come May 6th in the form of the Huawei Prism. In the leaked marketing documents, the Prism is branded with a 3G moniker, suggesting that it will use a less expensive […]

Verizon Rolls Out Cheaper Data Plans for International Travelers

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Traveling outside of the U.S. and using your smartphone is expensive. Thankfully, today Verizon announced new data plans for international travelers that makes international data cheaper. Starting today, Verizon is offering 100MB of international 3G data for $25 a month. The data plan is only added during the months that you need it, so you’re […]

Verizon Wireless will turn on LTE in Tuscaloosa on April 19th

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Yes, that is correct, Verizon Wireless announced today via press release that they will flip the LTE switch in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on April 19th, 2012. In addition to Tuscaloosa, they will hit Auburn, putting LTE in both of Alabama’s football cities. The fact that I will finally get Verizon LTE isn’t the big news here. […]

Sprint to Carry 3G LG Windows Phone?

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Filings at the FCC may have revealed a potential new 3G smartphone for Sprint running Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system and made by LG/. The LG LS831 model supports CDMA in the EMSR band, which is used exclusively by Sprint in the U.S. market and the phone is accompanied by a document known as the […]

Make Calls From Your iPad With Talkatone

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The iPad, even the new 4G version, can’t make phone calls when you take it out of the box. But, with a free app and a Google Voice account you can turn your iPad into a phone and leave your iPhone at home. Talkatone is a free app for the iPhone and iPad that allows […]

Virgin Mobile USA Experiencing Nationwide Outage

Virgin Mobile USA Experiencing National Data and Text Outage

Virgin Mobile USA has confirmed that its network is currently experiencing a national outage that is affecting both data and text in the United States. The carrier doesn’t say exactly what the issue is but it has said that its engineers are currently hard at work trying to resolve the outage that customers are currently […]

Why Would You (Or Did You) Buy A 3G or 4G Tablet Instead Of Wi-Fi?

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Industry analyst Chetan Sharma released a wireless market update report today that reveals, among other things, that consumers overwhelmingly preferred Wi-Fi only tablets to those with mobile broadband capability in 2011. This comes as no shock to us here at GBM. Wi-Fi tablets are less expensive and don’t come with 2-year agreements and ridiculous termination […]

$2 App Makes Comparing New iPad “4G” and 4G LTE Coverage Simple

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Picking the right new iPad for you is a challenge, especially if you need one with 3G or 4G connectivity. The new iPad comes a 4G LTE from Verizon and AT&T. Picking the right model for you, it’s more challenging than just figuring out where you have the best 4G LTE coverage. The AT&T iPad can […]

AT&T “4G” Blows Away Verizon 3G in New iPad Speed Tests

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If you want Apple’s new iPad 3rd Gen and don’t live anywhere near either AT&T or Verizon’s 4G areas, then I suggest you go for the AT&T model for one reason. Speed! Our tests show that AT&T’s 3G whips Verizon’s easily. (Read: New iPad Review – 2012) I grabbed my iPad from the hands of […]

Still No FaceTime Over 4G on the New iPad

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It looks like for those who are looking to do FaceTime video chat on the go, Apple’s new iPad, which supports fast 4G LTE mobile broadband over AT&T’s or Verizon’s network, still does not allow for video chat over mobile broadband. When Apple debuted FaceTime on the iPhone 4 on 3G, there were speculations initially […]

Refurbished iPad 2 16GB Wi-Fi + 3G Only $430 at AT&T

Last week, Apple introduced the new iPad, called simply iPad. The demand for the new device has, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, been through the roof and pre-sales have sold out in every single launch market. For many though, an iPad 2 at a discount might do the trick and if that’s the case, […]