iPhone 5 4G LTE Speed: AT&T vs T-Mobile vs Verizon

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The iPhone 5 features 4G LTE, but not all 4G LTE networks are equal. Speed, reliability and what you can do on the AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon 4G LTE networks vary wildly. AT&T is my top pick for people who live and work in San Francisco, partially because of its solid upload and download […]

Apple Not Throttling iPhone Owners After All

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After news broke regarding snippets of iOS code that referred to throttling, there were concerns that Apple may have built software into the iPhone and iPad for AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, and Verizon Wireless that would throttle users. However, closer analysis may indicate that this may not be the case. According to a new report […]

How to Speed Up the iPhone 5: Overcome Apple’s Limits

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News broke this week that Apple is slowing down the iPhone 5 on Verizon, AT&T and Sprint, which means longer load times and can lead to longer download times. While Apple is not yet commenting on claims it is slowing down the iPhone 5, there are tweaks that can speed up the connections on all […]

LTE-Advanced: Faster Data Speeds, But Will Require Even Larger Phones

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LTE-Advanced will be the next generation of mobile broadband technology that promises even faster data speeds than today’s 4G LTE technologies used by U.S. carriers AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless among others. However, the major drawback to this technology is that it will require additional hardware and power to function, which […]

T-Mobile Gives Carly a Makeover, Dumps Pink Dress for Leather Suit

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In its new image makeover, T-Mobile USA will be updating the image of its prominent and well known consumer-facing spokeswoman Carly, giving her a new leather suit and Ducati motorcycle in lieu of her pink dress. Carly, who replaced Catherine Zeta Jones, was often prominently featured in the nation’s number four carrier’s print and television […]

Sprint Paying Close Attention to iPhone 4S Speed Issues

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The iPhone 4S has been out for just over a week, but it is already selling like hotcakes on all three carriers. Sprint achieved a one day sales record when the iPhone 4S launched, but shortly after the iPhone 4S made it into the hands of customers, there was some complaining about data speeds. Sprint customers took […]

AT&T 4G LTE Live in Chicago: So So Speeds Compared to Verizon

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AT&T is finally rolling out a real 4G  network, which has just gone live in Chicago. This time around, AT&T doesn’t need to pretend that adding 4G means the same thing on any carrier, and can actually call the advanced network 4G LTE. The first speed tests are showing up online come via Boy Genius Reports, and […]

AT&T Flashmob Commercial Falls Flat with 4G

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If you have watched any amount of TV in the past month you will have seen an AT&T commercial featuring a lone flashmob dancer in a busy train station. The ad is designed to tell you why you need AT&T’s 4G network, but instead of delivering a funny, the ad shows that AT&T needs to […]

Sprint Disputes Verizon’s 4G Speed Claims: WiMax v. LTE

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With numerous speed tests and research reports coming in surrounding Verizon Wireless’s 4G LTE network, Sprint is challenging the download and upload speed results that analysts, bloggers, and reporters have collected on both Sprint’s 4G WiMax network as well as those for Verizon’s 4G LTE network. In the U.S., Sprint was quick to jump on […]