Tag Archives: ios

Apple Pushing Out iOS 6.1.4 Update For iPhone 5 Owners

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A quick little update for all you new iPhone owners on T-Mobile as Apple releases iOS 6.1.4. The update, arriving as build 10B350 appears to be for the iPhone 5 and is listed only as an “updated audio profile for speakerphone.” That’s really all there is to it. You can update your iPhone via one of two methods: 1) Go to settings and select the Software Update option and download the new version … [read full article]

Editorial: A Quick Note From Your Editor (That’s Me) Regarding Coverage

There is a devil and an angel on my shoulders right now, one of which is saying post this and try to explain your position. The other is saying post it, rant your little heart out and close off the comment section. Let’s see which voice I should have listened to: In recent days, there have been some “complaints” on the rise in iPhone coverage, specifically after the official iPhone announcement. I just want to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Sending Out Carrier Update Enabling LTE For Unlocked iPhone Devices On April 5th?

Update: As some of you have mentioned, there is no mention of LTE specifically in the body of the image below. Word from our sources is that this carrier update will enable LTE and it makes sense, given that  seven LTE markets are live and a carrier .ipcc update is all that’s required to do so.  As T-Mobile customers using unlocked AT&T or unlocked iPhone devices have had some lingering questions regarding … [read full article]

IDC: Android Accounts For Sixty-Eight Percent Of Smartphones Shipped In Second Quarter

According to the latest report from the IDC, Android and iOS now account for more than 85 percent of the 152 million smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2012. More important is the 68.1 percent of all smartphones shipping running the Android platform. That number is up from 46.9% in the second quarter of 2011, with iOS now sitting at 16.9%. With many smartphone owners waiting for the next-generation iPhone, iOS saw … [read full article]

Android Marketshare Declines In Second Quarter As Apple Jumps

While Android continues to dominate the US smartphone market, its grip slipped a little in the second quarter of 2012 as it dropped below 60% marketshare. Android’s drop to 56.3% of all smartphones in the US was noticeably different from the 10% jump Apple’s iOS platform posted, up to 33.2%, up from 23.2% in the second quarter of 2011. Neil Mawston, Executive Director at Strategy Analytics said: “We estimate Android shipped 13.4 million … [read full article]

Android Marketshare Set To Drop, Windows Phone To See Significant Jump By 2016?

So, here’s a bit of a doozy for all you Android fans out there enjoying the meteoric rise of your favorite operating system — the growth won’t last. Well, not only will it not last, it will peak in 2012 and then begin to make way for Windows Phone. According to market research firm IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report, what goes up, must also come down. The report solidifies Android as … [read full article]

Android Claims Close To Two Thirds Of US Smartphone Market

Android is making its move to reclaim market share lost over the holidays as it jumps to 61%, a big jump over the 49% recorded in the fourth quarter of 2011. One the flip side, iOS dropped down to 29% market share, down from close to 41% it held during the last quarter of 2011. Apple’s typical holiday surges are a result of heavy demand for the iPhone 4S as customers rush to … [read full article]

Business Insider Would Have You Believe Android Is Dying

Hold onto your Androids folks as Business Insider’s newest report would have you believe — “The End of Android Approaches.” I wish I was kidding. To be truthful, their story is more based on a quote from Raymond James analyst Travis McCourt speaking to Forbes than their own actual reporting.   So, here’s a thought. Could it be the case that Google’s share of the smartphone market has peaked? That the phone-buying public simply … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Bobsled Revamps And Extends Free Calling Across The Web, Android And iOS

It has been some time since we’ve heard anything from T-Mobile’s Bobsled service, previously announced as a VoiP service used through Facebook. Well throw that out the window as Bobsled is making a splash in a big way “…allowing users to place free VoiP calls to mobile and landline numbers from virtually anywhere on the web.” The service is free and accessible through Bobsled.com where you can make sure to take advantage … [read full article]