Failed AT&T Deal Paved Way for T-Mobile's LTE Play
T-Mobile USA CTO Neville Ray today said that company was able to develop its current LTE migration strategy thank in part to the collapse of its acquisition by larger rival AT&T. "We're getting new AWS spectrum as a result of the termination of the AT&T deal (pending regulatory approval), which we will use for LTE," said Ray. T-Mobile also plans to refarm its 1900MHz spectrum holdings for its 3G network, freeing up space in its AWS spectrum holdings for LTE. "With the AT&T breakup spectrum factored in, T-Mobile will have sufficient spectrum to roll out LTE with 20MHz to about 75% of the top 25 markets in 2013. Most remaining markets will have 10MHz." T-Mobile said that while it's primary focus is to deploy LTE, it is still evaluating the potential evolution of its current network technology, including the possibility of improving it from 42Mbps to 84Mbps (theoretical max download speeds). Last, Ray pointed out that by refarming its 1900MHz spectrum for 3G services, it will be compatible with a broader range of devices, such as the Apple iPhone. T-Mobile's rivals, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon Wireless, all offer the iPhone and T-Mobile does not.
Review: Apple iOS 7 from A to Z
Apple's new operating system takes a major step forward in terms of design and functionality. It greatly improves usability, while also introducing some nifty new features.
Google Search 3.0 for iOS Adds Google Now
Apr 29, 2013
Google today added its Google Now service to the Google Search application for the iPhone and iPad. In order to use Google Now, iOS device owners will need to download and install the newest version of Google Search.
Vine Update Adds Support for User-Facing Camera
Apr 30, 2013
Vine today pushed out version 1.1 of its iPhone application. The most significant new feature is the ability to toggle between the front and rear cameras, making self-Vines easier to capture.
Aio Wireless Kicks Off Today with Nokia Lumia 620
May 9, 2013
Aio Wireless, a subsidiary of AT&T, today launched its new, no-contract wireless service in the U.S. The wireless network is first available in Houston, Orlando, and Tampa, and will gradually expand across AT&T's footprint around the U.S.
Google Makes Wallet App Available to iPhone
Sep 19, 2013
Google today released a version of it Google Wallet service that is compatible with Apple's iOS devices. Previously, it was only available to Android devices.
Apple iPhone 4 (GSM)
3.5" display 640 x 960 pixels
Apple A4 processor
0 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm)