What fun is a new gadget from Apple if you can't take it apart right? Well, you don't have to worry about doing that to your new Verizon iPhone as iFixit has taken the liberty of doing that for you. What treasures did they find? Apparently a Qualcomm MDM6600 chip. Why is that important? Oh just the fact that it's dual-mode GSM and CDMA compatible!
Thanks to a stunning revelation by Redmond Pie, we now know that the flavor of iOS being used in the upcoming -- and hotly anticipated -- Verizon iPhone (iOS 4.2.6), will be jailbreakable, just like every other version of iOS that's been released to date.
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL!?? No? Prefer to read about all the happenings in the world o' Mac? Well, all rightie then. And if you go both ways, the big game doesn't start for a few more hours and here's something to distract you whilst you wait. Just In Case You Missed It.
Verizon is taking no prisoners with their second commercial for the iPhone 4 -- in addition to actually showing the handset this time, they’ve pulled out the big guns with the “Can you hear me now?” guy.
Well, it was probably bound to happen sooner or later today. If you're an existing Verizon customer, and didn't get in on the fun earlier today, it looks like you're going to be out of luck until next week. Verizon is no longer accepting pre-orders for existing customers.
If you're a non-Verizon customer looking to pick up the Verizon iPhone on February 10, and Best Buy is your lone avenue of retail, you're in luck. The electronics behemoth made the announcement today that they will be carrying the iPhone on February 10, the same day it goes on sale to the rest of the general public at Apple and Verizon stores.
Lost amongst the flurry of Macworld 2011 late last week, Verizon Wireless announced rates for their voice and data plans on the iPhone 4 -- not to mention how much it will cost you to switch on that awesome Mobile Hotspot feature.
Hot on the heels of the earlier announcement today about Verizon's data pricing plans for the upcoming iPhone, not too far behind was the reveal about the pricing for the device's HotSpot feature. The feature allows users to use their phone as a wireless connection, utilizing Verizon's network to go online.
There's good news this morning for Verizon iPhone customers: The company has officially announced that they will be offering an unlimited iPhone data plan for $30 a month. Given that AT&T did away with their unlimited data plan in favor of tiered pricing last summer for most iPhone users, this could be a very compelling reason to switch carriers.
Yawn, ho hum, another quiet week in the Mac world, as virtually nothing of interest to anyone happened, no big announcements were made, and we spent a week in a deep, deep coma. Wait, what? Something happened? Verizon got the iPhone? (Checking calendar) It's not April Fool's Day? Whew, lucky we've got tons of people on this beat or else this little news exclusive might have slipped right under our radar.