Verizon CEO Says Apple LTE Products On the Way
Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead indicated that Apple will eventually offer mobile products that can use Verizon's Long Term Evolution 4G network. He said, "You'll see more coming from Apple on LTE. They understand the value proposition of LTE and I feel very confident that they are going to be a part of it." Mead didn't speak about any specific products, nor did he provide a timeframe for their release. Apple COO Tim Cook recently defended the Verizon iPhone 4's lack of LTE by saying that including LTE would have led to design compromises for the iPhone 4 that Apple wasn't willing to make at the time.
Apple Debuts New Multi-Carrier SIM Card in iPad Air 2
Apple today revealed the iPad Air 2, and along with it a new way to handle SIM cards. According to Apple, the new Apple SIM gives iPad Air 2 owners unprecedented flexibility when it comes to choosing an LTE service provider.
Apple May Let iPhone Owners Delete Bloatware
Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is considering whether or not to allow customers to remove unwanted apps, such as Stocks or Tips, from their devices. "This is a more complex issue than it first appears," said Cook to BuzzFeed.
Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead to Retire
Dan Mead, who has served as the CEO of Verizon Wireless since 2010, plans to retire according to filings the company made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mead will remain on the board of directors and serve as executive vice president and president of strategic initiatives.
Verizon Starts Cannibalizing 3G Airwaves for LTE 4G
Verizon Wireless has begun testing the use of LTE 4G on its PCS spectrum, airwaves it primarily uses to operate its CDMA-EVDO 3G network, in Manhattan. GigaOm confirmed with Verizon that the company has begun to steal capacity from its 3G network in favor of 4G, though it is doing so slowly and in limited scope.
So don't whine.
Just get a app that can stream video to my Verizon iPhone, thanks to the tips "How to stream video on the Verizon iPhone 4" in iFunia iPhone column, think about verizon iPhone really a big change for Apple!
Why are you all talking about phones?
720p resolution screens don't even exist at the handset level. The only real reason to put LTE in a handset is for the carrier to save money (because it's cheaper than 3G) and to use it as a tethered modem.
2 other reasons to put LTE in a handset: video chat (that doesn't suck)over cellular signal instead of WiFi, and to stay on the cutting edge of competition. Some customers want to buy overpowered stuff just to have it.
Samsung Galaxy S 11
Does any one know when the Galaxy S 11 announced at the Mobile World Congress coming to the US? Infor says it will be released in Asia in February.
It should be here sometime in the summer of 2011 is...
I would say 99.999% sure IF there is a CDMA/GSM phone this year ip5 or whatever it's called in June ish that will NOT have LTE
More likely 2012+