AT&T 4G LTE is popping up in more places today

AT&T is accelerating its pace as the carrier tries to compete with Verizon Wireless, which currently has the largest 4G LTE network in the US. Today, AT&T’s 4G LTE network expanded in many new places, including these new markets: Fairbanks, Alaska Galesburg, Illinois Macomb, Illinois Peoria, Illinois Des Moines, Iowa Madisonville, Kentucky Maysville, Kentucky Cumberland, Maryland Chisholm, Eveleth, and Virginia, Minnesota St....

Read More

Verizon needs “Approx a month” to deliver Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update to HTC One

Bad news for Verizon HTC One owners, Android 4.3 update has been delayed. Verizon HTC One's Android 4.3 update was originally expected to arrive before the end of October, but according to Jason Mackenzie, head of HTC USA, the update will be ready to roll out in a month. Verizon will be (again) the last from the major US carriers to deliver an update, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile HTC One variants already received the Android 4.3...

Read More

BlackBerry Z30 to be available exclusively from Verizon in November

Verizon has just announced that will exclusively carry the latest BlackBerry smartphone, the BlackBerry Z30. The BlackBerry Z30 will be available sometime in November (no exact date has been given by Verizon) for $199.99 with a new two-year contract or for $22.91 per month for 24 months (Verizon Edge program). As a reminder, the BlackBerry Z30 features a 5-inch Super AMOLED HD display, it's powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm...

Read More

Samsung expands Galaxy Gear compatibility to the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S III and the Galaxy Note II in the US

Samsung has announced that starting today more devices will get the Premium Suite update which adds compatibility with the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch. The Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S III and the Samsung Galaxy Note II are the first devices that are receiving the update which brings Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, KNOX support and additional features like: updated Easy Mode, Multi Window, advanced camera options, and additional...

Read More

Hands on Video of the Nokia Lumia 929 Leaks

Nokia introduced a pair of Lumias earlier this month at Nokia World but missing from these announcements was the rumored Nokia Lumia 929 for Verizon. There has been spec leaks before (in summary the Lumia 929 is rumored to be a 5 inch version of the Lumia 1520) however now we have hand on video of this device in action. This seems like it was upload recently since there is audio of a Saturday College football game in the background...

Read More

AT&T Pushes Their Brand of Wireless Charging on the Nokia Lumia 1520 at the Expense of Customers

A few days ago I reported that the AT&T version of the Nokia Lumia 1520 will not have built in wireless charging and that it wasn't known why... Well today we know. It seems that Nokia uses the wrong type of wireless charging technology for AT&T. Nokia uses the QI standard for wireless charging and AT&T is pushing the PMA (power matter alliance) standard of charging. The difference between the two is slight; The PMA...

Read More