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Apple 'expected' to release LTE 4G iPhone in 2012

10/25/2011, 08:10 am

Competition among 4G-capable long-term evolution smartphones is predicted to intensify in 2012, when industry insiders believe Apple will join the fray with its own LTE iPhone model.


Apple takes 56% of AT&T smartphone activations as iPhone 4S hits 1M

10/20/2011, 09:10 am

AT&T announced on Thursday that it activated 2.7 million iPhones last quarter, while it activated more than 1 million of the iPhone 4S alone since it launched last Friday.


US senators propose bill to require 'accurate 4G information for consumers'

10/13/2011, 03:10 pm

Three Democratic members of the U.S. Senate introduced on Thursday the "Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act," which aims to clear up confusion surrounding 4G high-speed wireless data networks and control what carriers can and must say in their advertisements.


Inside Apple's iPhone 4S and its improved antenna: 'S' is for Signal

10/13/2011, 01:10 pm

The new iPhone 4S features a redesigned antenna design that allows for better reception and faster wireless data speeds, a tweak that should further distance Apple from the "antennagate" controversy that occurred around the launch of the iPhone 4.


Sprint won't offer iPhone 4S with unlocked micro-SIM card slot

10/12/2011, 09:10 pm

Contrary to initial reports, Sprint will not sell an unlocked micro-SIM version of Apple's iPhone 4S, forcing users to pay roaming fees when traveling abroad.


Apple sells out of iPhone 4S for Oct. 14 delivery, now quoting 1-2 weeks

10/08/2011, 01:10 am

Just 24 hours after opening up pre-orders for the new iPhone 4S, Apple has rolled back expected shipping times for the device from expected delivery on the Oct. 14 launch date to an estimate of 1-2 weeks.


AT&T announces record 200,000 iPhone 4S pre-orders in first 12 hours

10/07/2011, 08:10 pm

AT&T, Apple's original wireless carrier partner for the iPhone, announced on Friday that it had received more than 200,000 pre-orders for the iPhone 4S in the first 12 hours on offer, making it the most successful iPhone launch ever for the company.


Unlocked iPhone 4S coming in November, won't work with CDMA carriers

10/07/2011, 08:10 am

Apple on Friday began taking preorders for the iPhone 4S, and also revealed its next-generation handset will be sold unlocked and contract-free in November starting at $649.


Sprint confirms unlimited data plans for iPhone subscribers

10/05/2011, 05:10 pm

America's third largest carrier Sprint is finally able to carry the iPhone, and is celebrating by offering a $69.99 unlimited data plan with 450 voice minutes and unlimited mobile-to-mobile calling, or a $99 plan with unlimited data and calls.


Sprint confirms unlimited data plans for iPhone subscribers

10/04/2011, 08:10 pm

America's third largest carrier Sprint is finally able to carry the iPhone, and is celebrating by offering a $69.99 unlimited data plan with 450 voice minutes and unlimited mobile-to-mobile calling, or a $99 plan with unlimited data and calls.


Apple offers iPhone 4S upgrade eligibility check, pre-orders start Oct. 7 at 12:01 a.m.

10/05/2011, 11:10 am

Before iPhone 4S preorders begin this Friday just after midnight Pacific Time, some customers can check their eligibility for discounted upgrade pricing through Apple's official website.


iPhone 4S new 14.4 Mbps HSDPA 4G speeds won't help Americans

10/04/2011, 04:10 pm

Apple demonstrated fast new 14.4 Mbps data downloads that technically put the new iPhone 4S in the realm of 4G LTE competitors, but US residents won't benefit much from the increased potential because domestic carriers don't support it.


Sprint buys 30.5M iPhones from Apple for $20B in 'bet-the-company' move

10/03/2011, 04:10 pm

Sprint has "bet the company" on Apple's iPhone, according to The Wall Street Journal, and has agreed upfront to purchase 30.5 million iPhones over the next four years, a commitment of nearly $20 billion.


Patent suit targets Apple, 26 others over wireless transactions

09/23/2011, 10:09 am

Apple is one of a long list of companies accused of patent infringement in a new lawsuit related to wireless recording of transactions.


Verizon neutral but supportive of AT&T's T-Mobile acquisition

09/22/2011, 07:09 pm

Verizon Wireless chief executive Lowell McAdam has described AT&Ts acquisition of T-Mobile as inevitable while warning that the government should not regulate without passing legislation and without addressing the underlying issue of limited carrier spectrum.


Sprint says iPhone is the top reason it loses customers

09/21/2011, 05:09 pm

Sprint's chief executive Dan Hesse bent over backwards to avoid naming Apple's iPhone as having a future impact on his company's earnings, but did allude to the device as being "number one reason customers churn" from Sprint to its competitors.


Google launches Google Wallet service weeks ahead of iPhone 5 refresh

09/20/2011, 02:09 am

While some reports have suggested Apple could introduce support for NFC-based payments in a new iPhone model as early as this fall, rival Google on Monday launched its own NFC solution conceived initially for Sprint Android smartphones.


Verizon, AT&T introduce new prepaid plans ahead of iPhone refresh

09/14/2011, 01:09 am

Even as rumors continue to swirl that Apple is preparing a cheaper, prepaid version of the iPhone, Verizon and AT&T on Tuesday announced new prepaid plans, just weeks ahead of Apple's expected 2011 iPhone introductions.


Sprint briefs employees on Apple's iPhone 4 ahead of Oct. launch

09/13/2011, 01:09 pm

Sales associates at Sprint, the third-largest wireless carrier in the U.S., are said to have been briefed on the impending launch of Apple's iPhone 4, but not a fifth-generation model.


Rumor: Sprint blacking out staff vacations for first half of Oct. as iPhone 5 nears

09/09/2011, 08:09 pm

Evidence continues to mount that Apple’s fifth-generation iPhone will launch in early October on Sprint, as an allegedly leaked internal memo has surfaced announcing a temporary vacation ban due to the “possibility of a major phone launch.”