That’s a lot of tracking.
I must say, that sounds really easy.
Verizon wants more of its subscribers to opt for shared data plans which cover multiple devices like smartphones and tablets. To convince subscribers who’ve clung to their unlimited data plans to move to this new setup, Verizon is taking much of the choice out of the decision process: If you want to upgrade to a new 4G-compatible phone, you’re going to have to give up that unlimited data.
The carrot and stick.
Dwight Silverman: The wireless carrier [Verizon] has dropped plans to charge $2 for payments made on its website or over the phone. Verizon announced Thursday it would charge the fee, but backed off a day later in the wake of … Continued
Boing Boing’s Rob Beschizza offers this helpful PR tip in comparing four different wireless carriers’ statements about CarrierIQ. Click through for the image.
This week, John Stanton revealed Steve Jobs’ unfulfilled desire to leverage the unlicensed wireless spectrum to build an Apple wireless network, presumably for use primarily with iOS devices. Of course, if this had happened, it would’ve meant that Apple would … Continued
FOSS Patents: Verizon, the largest U.S. wireless carrier, implores the United States District Court for the Northern District of California to deny Apple’s request for a US-wide preliminary injunction against four Samsung products (the Infuse 4G, Galaxy S 4G and … Continued
BGR.com In an effort to edge in on MetroPCS and Sprint-owned Boost and Virgin Mobile, Verizon Wireless will introduce a brand new $50 monthly prepaid this week that includes unlimited text, talk and web. The new plan, which first launched … Continued
Either people don’t listen to what features they’re getting on their phones or they believe what they want. Regardless, some answers from a new study are surprising.
Consumers deserve to know exactly what they’re getting for their money when they sign-up for a 4G data plan,” she added. “The wireless industry has invested billions to improve service coverage, reliability and data speeds, and consumers’ demand for 4G … Continued
The elusive white iPhone 4 could be in stores by the end of April, according to a new report on Saturday.
Citing sources in Europe and the U.S., 9to5Mac has a screenshot of Best Buy’s upcoming product inventory, which includes the white iPhone. The in-stock date listed on the screen is April 27, 2011.
Apple on Friday said it is investigating reported issues from customers using the Verizon iPad 2 3G.
“We are aware that a small number of iPad 2 customers have experienced connectivity issues with the Verizon 3G network and we are investigating it,” the company said in a statement to AllThingsD.
New data released on Friday shows that Apple’s iPhone 4 on Verizon was the most acquired handset in February.
According to the report released by comScore, the Verizon iPhone helped Apple push its three month average percentage of mobile subscribers up 0.9 percent, the largest of any manufacturer.
According to the data, the top mobile OEM is Samsung with 24.8 percent (up 0.3), LG at 20.9 percent (same as last period), Motorola 16.1 percent ( down 0.9), RIM 8.6 percent (down 0.2) and Apple at 7.5 percent.
Google won over a lot of major companies by using the term “open” when describing its Android mobile operating system. Many are now finding out that “open” was more of a bait and switch.
I’ve spent the past month with a loaner Verizon iPhone 4, and it’s been great: call quality is a bit clearer, fewer calls have been dropped, and the Personal Hotpsot feature has been a life saver. But I’m not planning … Continued
The iPad 2 will go on sale in a few days and you may be wondering which model you should get. There are lots of options to choose from and choices to consider when making a purchase including 3G or … Continued
Verizon Wireless CEO Daniel S. Mead told The Wall Street Journal that sales of the iPhone 4 were very strong, contrary to reports that the phone wasn’t selling as well as expected. The article, penned by Shayndi Raice, included some … Continued
Consumer Reports on Friday said it can’t recommend the Verizon iPhone, citing the same reasons it wouldn’t recommend the AT&T iPhone 4.
Apple has posted a new tech document explaining the differences between GSM and CDMA models of its iPhone 4.
AT&T is continuing to do what it can to make sure it keeps as many iPhone customers as possible.
I think we all knew that there would be some changes to the iPhone 4 CDMA model (besides the obvious chip differences). Well, it seems that technology comes at a cost. In a recent teardown and cost analysis, iSuppli says … Continued
AT&T is serious about keeping its customers. The company on Wednesday introduced a new plan that will give customers unlimited calling to any mobile number.
Apple’s iPad 2 is now in production and will have a number of new features, including a front facing camera.
Thursday’s the big day for Verizon, when it starts selling its version of the iPhone to the general public. Both Apple and Verizon began accepting pre-orders from the general public on Wednesday morning to accommodate demand; customers who buy from … Continued
And the war to win the hearts and minds of potential iPhone buyers begins. AT&T has started running ads that demonstrate a key difference between the iPhone running on their network and Verizon’s: simultaneous voice and data transmission.
Verizon Wireless announced Friday that online pre-orders of the iPhone 4 have resulted in “the most successful first day sales in the history of the company.”
Looks like the first round of iPhone 4s from Verizon have all been spoken for
The Verizon version of the iPhone 4 is now available for pre-order to Verizon customers. “Existing Verizon customers, pre-order now” is the message that greets visitors to Apple’s Web site on Thursday.
Apple’s iPhone isn’t available on Verizon yet, but it’s already causing grief for competitors.
Verizon on Tuesday said that it would offer iPhone users the option to tether their computers to the iPhone, but it will cost you.