Verizon To Offer iPhone 4
It's finally here !!
BTW Pandora will stop playing on a GSM network while you are on a call too. That's part of the app. It would...
Many apps update in the background and use data while you may be on a call. None of these will update until the call is terminated. While this lack of app functionality may not be a killer for most people, anyone used to receiving or sending email while they're on a call will certainly miss that function, if nothing else.
My main point was that this is a limitation of CDMA technology. Not the phone being crippled.
As for the app updates (unless you meant things like status updates or weather updates). I highly advise against auto-updates...
"Why the iPhone is Crippled on Verizon's Network
1:20 PM - January 11, 2011 - By Tuan Nguyen - Source : Tom's Guide US .
Well actually, it's not just the iPhone on Verizon's network, it's any smartphone on Verizon's network.
The problem stems from the fact that Verizon's widespread CDMA network only supports a single session of either voice or data, but not both. This is an issue with any CDMA smartphone, not just the new iPhone.
Indeed, this issue does not exist on AT&T's network, which uses UMTS to handle both voice and data on a single session. AT&T has been touting this advantage over Verizon's network as of late, and with the new iPhone, this weak...
If I'm talking to a buddy and get an email from my boss about something critical, you better believe I'll be calling my buddy back back...
I can see your point that it could be inconvenient. There are trade offs with all carriers. I guess this is just one that Verizon has for the time being. I'm sure LTE will come with it's share of trade offs.
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