US Mobile Carriers’ Plan to Cut iPhone Subsidies Spells Trouble for Apple

How much are you willing to pay for your next iPhone? More than likely, you’re probably willing to pay about $300, roughly the price of the iPhone 6+ with 16GB of onboard storage, the minimum storage capacity available on the iPhone. For years, US carriers have heavily subsidized the cost of Apple’s iPhones, hiding the […]

New Report Says Apple Purposely Throttling Data Speeds for Carriers

I’ve been using my iPhone 5 as my all-around gateway to the internet. Aside from having an always-on internet plan, I’ve also ditched my mobile WiFi device and have been using the iPhone 5’s personal hotspot feature to allow my laptop to access the internet. But even with the relatively fast LTE speeds I’ve been […]

One-Time Special: Getting Free Data And Minutes From AT&T

To thank customers and convince potential subscribers to not switch to Verizon, AT&T is giving something special to iPad and iPhone users. Get 1,000 Free Minutes For Your iPhone In early February, AT&T announced it would be giving subscribers 1,000 rollover minutes to entice them to stay. It helped some reconsider defecting to Verizon yet […]

Hotspot support for AT&T iPhones and how to enable it

The highlight of Apple’s announcement Verizon would carry the iPhone was mobile hotspot support in addition to tethering. While the iPhone on AT&T supports data tethering, the process took months and was bogged with delays. To combat Verizon, AT&T is being more lenient with its data caps and supporting Mobile Hotspot for iPhone users. As […]

Verizon Will Carry A CDMA iPad

Verizon’s event yesterday squashed years of rumors: the iPhone is finally on Verizon. But what about the iPad? Will a CDMA version of the device exist? According to Verizon, it will. A quote from Verizon’s CFO Francis Shammo to Business Week confirms the carrier will have a CDMA iPad. Verizon will get an embedded chip […]