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It doesn't matter that Apple's 'iPhone 8' may not support 4G Gigabit LTE or 5G

06/12/2017, 01:06 pm

A report claiming Apple's "iPhone 8" won't supporting some next-generation connectivity generated some confusion about the new device's prospects -- but it really won't matter. AppleInsider explains the technology, and why the next crop of iPhones won't be impacted if Apple limits connectivity speed.

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Inside iOS 11: With 'antennagate' a distant memory, Apple switches back to signal bars

06/09/2017, 01:06 pm

In the iOS 11 beta, Apple has shifted to four simple bars displaying LTE strength to the user, stepping away from the five dots used in iOS 7 through iOS 10. In doing so, it has also changed the ranges somewhat. AppleInsider examines the differences.

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Apple accused of throttling iPhone 7 performance on Verizon to match slower speeds on AT&T

11/18/2016, 01:11 pm

In an effort to offer a uniform experience on the iPhone 7 regardless of carrier, Apple could be reducing the top speeds capable on Verizon, keeping them on par with rival carrier AT&T, a new investigation alleges.

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Apple releases iOS 10.0.3, fixing Verizon LTE issues on iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

10/17/2016, 01:10 pm

Owners of Apple's latest and greatest iPhone received a software update on Monday, with version 10.0.3 exclusive to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, addressing cellular connectivity problems specific to those models.

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Apple Watch with built-in cellular data unlikely to arrive this year - report

08/18/2016, 01:08 pm

Though Apple apparently wants to place a cellular radio in a future Apple Watch model, technical limitations may prevent the capability from appearing in this year's expected update, a new report claims.

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Sioeye iPhone-connected sports camera streams live via LTE, includes 5GB free with T-Mobile

06/29/2016, 03:06 pm

Startup camera maker Sioeye on Wednesday announced its Iris4G LTE iOS-connected action camera now offers data plans with U.S. carrier T-Mobile, including a starter package with 5 gigabytes of free bandwidth to begin live streaming on the go.

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Intel LTE modems to power AT&T version of Apple's 'iPhone 7' - report

06/10/2016, 12:06 pm

Apple's next-generation handset will be a big win for chipmaker Intel, as the so-called "iPhone 7" series will reportedly ditch Qualcomm LTE modems for certain models, including AT&T in the U.S.

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'Apple Watch 2' expected to feature cellular connectivity, faster 'S2' chip

04/25/2016, 11:04 am

The second-generation Apple Watch, expected to arrive by this fall, may boast integrated cellular data, as well as a faster next-gen custom chip, a new report claims.

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AT&T's announces NumberSync, a phone number-based version of Apple's Continuity

10/14/2015, 02:10 pm

While Apple's Continuity feature allows users to place calls and texts within its own ecosystem of products, AT&T plans to bring those same capabilities to a range of LTE-capable devices sharing the same phone number, regardless of platform, thanks to a new service called NumberSync.

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AT&T to ship LTE-enabled Modio iPad mini case on March 20

03/03/2015, 04:03 pm

AT&T has announced that its Modio case for the iPad mini, which adds LTE support to otherwise Wi-Fi-only models, will ship on March 20 and cost $50 with a two-year data plan.

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T-Mobile announces new 'Data Stash' rollover mobile data plans starting with 10GB for free

12/16/2014, 11:12 am

U.S. wireless provider T-Mobile held its latest "Un-carrier" event on Tuesday, announcing new "Data Stash" plans that will roll over unused data from month to month, rather than resetting the cap for each billing cycle.

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Rumor: Apple's 'iPhone 6' may include faster 150Mbps LTE Advanced modem

08/19/2014, 07:08 am

The latest component claimed to be from Apple's next-generation iPhone is a Qualcomm MDM9625 modem, which would boost cellular download speeds to 150 megabits per second, which would be 50 percent faster than the modem found in the iPhone 5s.

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Apple's iPhone 5c & 5s take 42 percent share of global LTE handsets

06/09/2014, 02:06 pm

Apple's global lead in selling premium smartphones is particularly evident in new metrics that show the company's iPhone 5c and 5s represent 42 percent of global 4G LTE smartphones.

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Verizon's new XLTE network doubles bandwidth for users of Apple's latest iPhones & iPads

05/19/2014, 02:05 pm

Verizon, America's largest wireless provider, announced on Monday the launch of its new XLTE network, an enhanced version of its 4G wireless data that offers double the previous speed available on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, as well as the LTE-compatible iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display.

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AT&T 4G LTE expands to 11 new markets, many in southeast

10/02/2013, 01:10 pm

AT&T has announced the expansion of its 4G LTE network to 11 more markets, and the carrier has improved service in two other markets, meaning iPhone owners in those locales will see greatly increased speeds.

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AT&T expands 4G LTE connectivity to 35 new markets

07/02/2013, 03:07 pm

AT&T-based iPhone 5 and LTE-enabled iPad users in 35 more markets will now be able to access higher data speeds on their devices, as the carrier announced that it was bringing its 4G LTE service online in a range of new places across the U.S.

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AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage to 16 new US markets

05/29/2013, 11:05 am

In another 16 markets, users of Apple's iPhone 5 and LTE-enabled iPads will now find that their devices are able to access much greater speeds, as AT&T has taken its 4G LTE coverage live in more areas across the U.S.

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AT&T's 4G LTE network to hit 79 new markets by summer

04/10/2013, 03:04 pm

AT&T-based users of Apple's iPhone 5 and LTE-enabled iPads will soon find their data access speeds greatly increased in a number of markets, as the carrier announced on Tuesday the expansion of its 4G LTE network to 79 new areas.

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Unlocked GSM iPhones on T-Mobile could get LTE with carrier update

04/02/2013, 01:04 pm

T-Mobile customers that brought their iPhones over to the carrier will see feature enhancements and perhaps even a data speed boost when the carrier rolls out an update on Friday.

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Apple announces global iPhone 5 4G LTE expansion with 36 new carriers

01/23/2013, 06:01 pm

Apple will more than double the number of carriers that support fast 4G LTE data service for its flagship iPhone 5 next week, with 36 new LTE carriers joining its existing pool of 24.

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