Mobile carriers in the United States will finally offer a universal cross-carrier communication standard for the next-generation RCS messaging service that is meant to replace SMS and has the potential to change the way consumers interact with brands for years to come.All major United States mobile phone carriers, including AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint, have joined … [Read more...] about Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile to replace SMS with RCS Messaging in 2020
A new 'Apple SIM' will be shipping with the cellular iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3, letting customers switch cellular providers with ease. While the cellular versions of iPads have always been unlocked, customers would have to pick their cellular providers at time of purchase to ensure that SIM card would be pre-installed. With the new Apple SIM, one SIM … [Read more...] about New ‘Apple SIM’ Preinstalled on Cellular iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3
During his yearly State of the Union address, President Barack Obama mentioned that the Federal Communications Commission, along with tech companies such as Apple, Microsoft, Sprint and Verizon, would be providing the framework needed to connect over 15,000 schools and 20 million students to high-speed Internet over the next two years. The move is a part of the … [Read more...] about President Obama Mentions Apple-Backed School Broadband Initiative During State of the Union Address
The iPhone 5s took the top spot at all major U.S. carriers in September and the iPhone 5c followed closely behind, reports Canaccord. "Our September surveys indicated very strong initial sales and back orders for the iPhone 5s and strong iPhone 5c sales at the four tier-1 U.S. carriers and also in international markets," said analyst T. Michael Walkley. … [Read more...] about The iPhone 5s is the Top Handset at All Major U.S. Carriers, iPhone 5c is in Second or Third
Apple has just gone live with its pre-orders for the iPhone 5c. In the U.S.A., the price for the 16GB and 32GB iPhone 5c is $549 and $649, respectively. On contract that's $99 and $199. In Canada the price is $599 and $719 for the 16GB and 32GB versions, respectively. You can pre-order the smartphone from one of the following locations: … [Read more...] about iPhone 5c Pre-Orders Are Now Live!
Verizon is reportedly blocking employee vacations between September 18th-22nd, reports 9to5Mac. Those dates coincide with the rumored September 20th release date for the iPhone 5S. As Apple’s September 10th iPhone unveiling approaches, we’ve heard that Verizon Wireless is blocking its retail employees from requesting vacations between Wednesday, September 18th and Sunday, … [Read more...] about Verizon Blocks Employee Vacations Between September 18th-22nd, Perhaps for iPhone Launch?