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Topic: 3G

Open Internet groups to file FCC complaint over AT&T's FaceTime blocking

09/18/2012, 12:09 pm

A trio of digital rights advocacy groups have indicated to AT&T they will file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission over the carrier's decision to block FaceTime calls over cellular data networks for some customers.


Galaxy Tab approved for sale in Australia after Apple appeal denied

12/08/2011, 10:12 pm

An Australian court has denied Apple's request to appeal an overturned preliminary injunction of Samsung's Galaxy Tab, allowing the South Korean company to begin selling the device as early as next week.


French court denies Samsung's bid to ban iPhone 4S

12/08/2011, 05:12 pm

The first-instance court for all French patent litigation rejects Samsung's attempt to ban iPhone 4S, indicates the South Korean company's use of 3G-essential patents against Apple will see worldwide failure.


3G MacBook Pro prototype 'owner' gets parts returned to him

10/08/2011, 02:10 am

Apple has sent back custom-installed parts to the unwitting buyer of a 3G antenna-equipped MacBook Pro prototype, after reclaiming the computer last month.


Apple begins selling iPad 2 3G in China

09/20/2011, 08:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday began selling 3G versions of the iPad 2 in China, ahead of high-profile retail store launches in Shanghai and Hong Kong later this week.


Apple negotiating return of 3G MacBook Pro prototype

08/30/2011, 10:08 pm

Apple is in talks to arrange for the return of a MacBook Pro prototype with built-in wireless 3G functionality from a North Carolina resident who attempted to sell it on eBay.


Apple granted patent for wireless antennas built into Mac keyboards

08/16/2011, 10:08 pm

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office granted Apple a batch of 20 patents on Tuesday, including one for an invention that describes integrating wireless antennas into a keyboard.


Purported MacBook Pro prototype with built-in 3G appears on eBay

08/14/2011, 01:08 pm

An alleged Apple prototype of an older MacBook Pro with built-in 3G cellular data functionality has appeared for sale on eBay, indicating that the company looked into adding wireless data capabilities to its notebooks as early as 2007.


Price reductions on Apple's 3G iPad in UK fuel rumors of iPad 2 launch

02/21/2011, 02:02 pm

Two mobile carriers in the U.K. have lowered their subsidized price for Apple's first-generation iPad, fueling speculation that the company is clearing inventory in anticipation of its still-unannounced "iPad 2."


Verizon brings iPhone 4 to several new states

02/10/2011, 06:02 pm

Some customers in Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota, Minnesota and Nebraska are getting their first taste of Apple's revolutionary iPhone, which has only finally become a viable option there now that Verizon Wireless is carrying it.


AT&T boasts 20%-60% faster wireless speeds than competitors

11/22/2010, 12:11 pm

AT&T, the exclusive carrier of the iPhone in the U.S., touted on Monday that a new third-party test found its network is 60 percent faster than competitor Verizon.


T-Mobile blames its poor performance on lack of iPhone

11/04/2010, 07:11 pm

Germany's Deutsche Telekom AG reported profits that beat expectations, but blamed poor performance in its American T-Mobile business upon its inability to sell the iPhone.


Apple erases Personal Shopping retail program

11/02/2010, 06:11 pm

Apple has ended the Personal Shopping program in its retail stores, removing all mention of the service online and within its Apple Store iOS app.


Yahoo Messenger app update enables video calls from iPhone to desktop

10/11/2010, 10:10 pm

Yahoo has updated its Messenger iPhone app to allow video calls from the iPhone to a computer, a feature that Apple has yet to release for its FaceTime standard.


China Telecom possibly in talks with Apple over CDMA iPhone

10/07/2010, 10:10 pm

China's third-largest wireless operator may be in talks with Apple to offer a CDMA-version of the iPhone on its 3G network, according to an overseas report.


Excited customers in 9 new countries brave long lines for Apple's iPad

07/23/2010, 11:07 am

Apple's touchscreen iPad officially went on sale in nine more countries Friday, resulting in long lines and waiting lists for customers in overseas markets, including Hong Kong.


AT&T reveals 400K-500K iPad 3Gs activated in first 2 months

07/23/2010, 07:07 am

Apple this week declined to give a breakdown on Wi-Fi-only vs. 3G-capable iPad sales, but AT&T provided some insight when the wireless carrier revealed it activated between 400,000 and 500,000 last quarter, and reiterated its popularity with enterprise customers.


Apple to launch iPad in 9 more countries this Friday

07/19/2010, 08:07 am

Apple announced on Monday that the iPad will launch in Austria, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand and Singapore this Friday, July 23.


Death Grip hysteria may end Monday with iOS 4.01

06/25/2010, 06:06 pm

Reception issues observed by new iPhone 4 owners, derided as the "Death Grip" by bloggers, appears to actually be a software issue that an iOS update is expected to resolve early next week.


Inside iOS 4: Missing features for iPhone 3G users

06/22/2010, 06:06 pm

Apple disabled support for some features in iOS 4 to shoehorn the new release into the processing constraints and memory footprint of the 2008 iPhone 3G and second generation iPod touch. Here's what's missing and why.