iDownloadblog Reports Apple working on LTE iPhone

iDownloadblog is reporting that code snippets from iOS 5.1 indicate that Apple is building in hooks for calling and FaceTime over LTE networks. Some of the hooks are: “4G_ON_CALL_CANCEL” = “Cancel” “4G_ON_FACETIME_4G_WARNING_DISABLE” Much more and lots of screenshots at the link below. Source: iDownloadblog Did you like this? Share it: Read More

Why the iPhone 5 Doesn’t Need LTE

With the release of the new iPad, the blogosphere has already begun looking forward to the release of the next iteration of the iPhone. The addition of next generation LTE cellular connectivity was a welcome addition to the iPad. In fact, the new iPad is the first Apple device to include LTE connectivity. Connection speeds with LTE have been nothing short of breathtaking, even clocking in faster than a lot of users’ home broadband connection. I’ve personally seen... Read More

New iPad Users Destroying Their Data Plans

Wall Street Journal has a story about users of new iPads running through their data plans by watching videos and doing other more mundane wireless tasks. One user reported going through his 2GB data plan in only a couple of hours. The users spotlighted are on both AT&T and Verizon. The main culprit is the higher bandwidth requirements of the carriers’ 4G LTE network. Says WSJ, “The technology promises to boost mobile download speeds by 10 times compared with third-generation... Read More

Real World iPad LTE Tests

CNet did some real world testing of the LTE speeds offered on the iPad. Here are my results last week in San Diego: As you can see, I was getting some blazing speeds. This is on AT&T, btw. CNet was getting very similar speeds in San Francisco. LTE on the new iPad is lightening fast. I’m glad to finally be able to enjoy the speeds you Android guys (and gals) have been getting! Source: CNet Did you like this? Share it: Read More