What a difference two and a half years make! Back in December 2010, Verizon Wireless launched its first 4G LTE markets well ahead of competitors, and this week the nation's largest wireless carrier is celebrating 500 markets. But that's not all: We've also rounded up some new app news and even the return of disc burning technology LightScribe to OS X Mountain Lion. Read on to find out more!
Seems like everywhere you look, Apple's iPhone is on sale at bargain prices -- a big departure from a couple years ago, when there were simply no savings to be found. But if you want the absolute best deal, head to Walmart.
Texting while driving has become such a big problem that all four major U.S. cell phone carriers have chosen to come together to educate consumers on the dangers, with an extension of AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign.
Hard to believe we're already rolling into the middle of May, which means summer is just around the corner! Apple is going to make it a more secure season for its Apple ID users with two-step verification now going worldwide, while a new study finds that there's an awful lot of us averse to turning off our gadgets when it comes time to fly. Think about that before you step onto your next plane to head out on vacation, folks...
There's a shakeup under way in the U.S. wireless carrier business. T-Mobile is leading the way, first with its new "UNcarrier" plans and now with an expansion-minded MetroPCS merger. And the sentiment is making its way toward the Big Kahuna, Verizon Wireless, as customers make it known that they'd prefer to be set free from restrictive two-year contracts. What will the mobile landscape look like in the future?
The middle of April is behind us, which means corporations will begin posting quarterly earnings for the first three months of 2013. First out of the gate: Verizon, who's off to a great start, and Nokia, who still isn't out of the woods quite yet.
Should you need further evidence of T-Mobile's claims that U.S. carriers are essentially evil, Verizon Wireless proved it on Friday by actually extending the length of time its customers have to wait to become eligible for an upgrade -- all while proudly boasting that they can buy a full-priced handset anytime they'd like, as long as they keep forking over for that contract. With the speed at which new devices are released these days, we imagine this move won't be appreciated by too many Verizon customers...
Recently, T-Mobile has situated itself in the mobile carrier market as the "uncarrier," offering the iPhone 5 without a contract. But according to Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam, his company is willing to take a hard look at what mobile consumers want from a carrier, and shifting to a no-contract setup is a very real possibility.