Tag Archives: Apple

Apple Now Selling Unlocked iPhone 4′s, No AWS Bands In Sight

Early this morning Apple announced the availability of the iPhone 4 Unlocked edition. It’s a big development from yesterday when this was all just rumor and many never expected Apple to actually consider releasing the iPhone 4 unlocked in the United States. Well it’s available but it’s not coming cheap with the 16GB version going for $649.00 and the 32GB edition going for $749.00. You have your choice between black or … [read full article]

Rumors Says Unlocked iPhone 4′s Coming This Wednesday

Famed iPhone hacker @Chronic is claiming through his own blog @Chronicwire that this Wednesday will see the release of four unlocked iPhone 4 models. You read that right as these devices would be factory unlocked by the Apple mothership herself. If this rumor comes to fruition it’s a bold move for Apple who has resisted providing unlocked iPhone 4′s in the United States so far. Original rumors by @Chronic pegged the Wednesday … [read full article]

Analyst Says Next iPhone Will Be Called iPhone “4S,” Coming To T-Mobile

It’s been a little over three weeks since our lastiPhone coming to T-Mobile” post so we’re overdue for some rumors news. According to Jefferies Analyst Peter Misek,  the next iPhone will be called the iPhone “4S” and not iPhone 5. Whatever the name is the next iPhone will “include minor cosmetic changes, better cameras, A5 dual-core processor and HSPA+ support.” Misek goes on to say that Apple had hoped to … [read full article]

Reminder: T-Mobile 4G Is Taking On The iPhone 4 In Seattle Speed Tests

This message is for you Seattle residents as you all hopefully remember this is the weekend T-Mobile takes the iPhone 4 on in a no holds barred speed test. The prize? A one thousand dollar prize to any iPhone 4 owner who can beat the Samsung Galaxy S 4G two out of three times in a speed test at one of the T-Mobile retail locations mentioned on the flyer below. The contest runs through tomorrow, … [read full article]

Apple Testing iPhone 4 For T-Mobile USA?

Is this? Could it be? Is it real? That’s right, the above images provided to BoyGeniusReport by famed iPhone hacker Chronic show that Apple is testing an iPhone 4 with T-Mobile compatible AWS frequencies. The internal model is N94 which references the N92 Verizon Wireless Model and the standard GSM model as N90. The actual iPhone pictured is running a test version of iOS as it includes internal apps such as Radar … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce NFC Mobile Payment System In 2011

Deutsche Telekom, our T-Mobile mothership announced out of Mobile World Congress today plans to roll out a mobile payment system using NFC technology in 2011-2012. Following up on its joint venture with Verizon and AT&T announced last November, T-Mobile will use ISIS mobile payment systems in a number of devices later this year and into next year. While this announcement in and of itself is interesting, what was even … [read full article]

T-Mobile Unlikely To Sell iPhone In Near Future, Will Combat With Android

Speaking at an investor relations meeting, T-Mobile stated that they were unlikely to carry the iPhone anytime in the near future.  Perhaps the biggest issue is the use of the 1700Mhz 3G band acting as a major barrier to selling the iPhone.  T-Mobile is, of course, open to selling the iPhone, however the T-Mobile CEO explained that the chipset is the major roadblock. “We’re not part of the chipset today.  But we have … [read full article]

Verizon, The iPhone And You – An Editorial

If you have been on the Internet at all over the past four days you probably know about the latest announcement.   Verizon held a rather exclusive press conference today to announce their partnership with Apple, allowing them to carry a CDMA version of the iPhone.   Guess what?  The sky hasn’t turned red, the earth hasn’t opened up, pigs aren’t flying and, most of all, twitter didn’t collapse, so this clearly wasn’t … [read full article]

Apple Screws Us Again

Realizing the amount of customers with unlocked iPhones on T-Mobile’s network, Magenta has released a note to all employees regarding the new iPhone OS 3.1.3 software version that was released yesterday. T-Mobile states that, before troubleshooting the iPhone, employees should ask the subscriber what software version they’re currently using, as the new firmware might cause issues with T-Mobile services. Being the iPhone guru that I am considered, here are the details on this new “software update”. The update … [read full article]