02/02/2011, 10:02 pm
Hours before preorders begin for the long-awaited Verizon iPhone, the first reviews of the new device have appeared, noting that Verizon's service is a marked improvement over AT&T's, though the carrier's 3G data speeds are slower.
02/02/2011, 08:02 pm
In anticipation of "unprecedented demand" that could outstrip the initial supply of CDMA iPhone 4s, Verizon Wireless has sent a corporate memo strongly urging its employees to hold off on buying the handset for themselves and their families "for the time being."
02/02/2011, 08:02 am
Apple has reminded the 94 million existing Verizon Wireless customers that they will have an exclusive opportunity to preorder the new iPhone 4 starting Thursday.
02/01/2011, 07:02 am
According to a new survey, 16 percent of those who bought a Samsung Galaxy Tab have returned the device to the store since its launch, compared with just 2 percent of buyers of Apple's iPad.
02/01/2011, 01:02 am
With Monday's release of iOS 4.2.6 for the Verizon CDMA iPhone, one hacker claims to have confirmation that Apple went with Qualcomm for the CDMA baseband. Also, Netgear CEO Patrick Lo has apologized for comments he made about Steve Jobs, and Apple job listings reveal that the iPhone maker continues to look for engineers with LTE experience, possibly in preparation for a 4G LTE iPhone.
01/31/2011, 10:01 pm
The week before the launch of the iPhone on Verizon, Apple has posted a version of iOS 4.2.6 for the CDMA iPhone 4, possibly for journalists who have reportedly received review units.
01/29/2011, 12:01 am
With less than a week to go before preorders for Apple's iPhone 4 on Verizon commence, the carrier has launched a new teaser countdown page for existing customers, telling them to come back at 3 a.m. Eastern on Feb. 3.
01/27/2011, 05:01 pm
Apple on Thursday released a maintenance and stability update for its iconic iTunes software that delivers a handful of improvements in addition to support for the soon-to-be-released CDMA-based Verizon iPhone.
01/27/2011, 03:01 pm
Pent up demand for an iPhone capable of working on Verizon Wireless could result in as many as 25 million new subscribers for the carrier this year, based on interest expressed by US mobile users on all four major mobile providers.
01/27/2011, 09:01 am
AT&T said Thursday that it activated over 4.1 million iPhones during the final quarter of its exclusive U.S. deal with Apple on the handset, though shares of the carrier suffered in early morning trading as overall subscriber growth came in under expectations.
01/26/2011, 11:01 pm
Though Verizon's executives have emphatically asserted that execution of the upcoming iPhone launch will be flawless, a recent glitch in BlackBerry data traffic on the network could be cause for concern, a new report claims.
01/26/2011, 07:01 pm
Qualcomm shares were up more than 6 percent after it said it would post new revenue and earnings growth as demand for its chips accelerate. Apple's iPhone 4 on Verizon, as well as the next generation of iPhone and iPad, are all expected to use Qualcomm's baseband chips.
01/26/2011, 06:01 pm
Motorola Mobility shares were down nearly 6 percent after it warned it would again post quarterly losses this quarter as it faces new competition from Apple's iPhone on Verizon Wireless.
01/26/2011, 02:01 pm
AT&T is reportedly offering some customers unlimited iPhone data plans in an attempt to keep them from defecting to rival carrier Verizon, where Apple's handset will launch on Feb. 10.
01/26/2011, 10:01 am
Apple's website on Wednesday temporarily listed details for new Verizon iPhone customers, with voice plans starting at $39.99 per month, unlimited data for $29.99 per month, and 2GB of data tethering for an additional $20.
01/26/2011, 09:01 am
The chairman of carrier China Mobile said on Wednesday that Apple has "made it clear" that the company intends to support high-speed long-term evolution 4G wireless technology in a future update to the iPhone.
01/26/2011, 04:01 am
Enterprise mobile services vendor Good Technology reported a 64 percent increase in the iPad's share of all device activations over the past quarter among its more than 2,000 companies deploying mobile devices. The jump extended Apple's iOS lead over Android, with more than twice as many device activations over all of 2010.
01/25/2011, 10:01 pm
Having learned from network and launch issues that AT&T has suffered from in recent years with Apple's iPhone, Verizon executives said Tuesday that they are confident in their ability to handle the launch of the CDMA iPhone 4, citing extensive training, customer service hires and infrastructure investment as ample preparation.
01/25/2011, 09:01 pm
Despite a conservative estimate of 11 million iPhones sold in 2011, Verizon executives hinted Tuesday that the iPhone, which comes to the network on Feb. 10, could help growth on the largest wireless carrier in the U.S. to "really explode over the next several years."
01/25/2011, 06:01 pm
Verizon Wireless has finally confirmed that it will offer iPhone 4 with a $20 "personal hotspot" WiFi tethering plan similar to what it currently offers its existing smartphone subscribers.