iOS 4.3 Will Bring Personal Hotspot to GSM iPhones?(0)
An upcoming release of iOS 4.3 will reportedly bring the Personal Hotspot feature to GSM iPhones.
The new mobile hotspot feature that ships with the Verizon iPhone lets your phone create a wireless network and share its Internet connection with up to five devices.
Currently the Verizon iPhone is running iOS 4.2.5; however, both iPhoneHellas and iPhoneclub.nl report that the feature will come to existing iPhones via an iOS 4.3 update.
The iPhone 4 CDMA, such as information from the American media, comes with iOS 4.2.5 but according to reliable information, the feature will be added to “our” iPhone 4 in the upcoming iOS 4.3. [iPhoneHellas]
We received this information from a reliable source within the local telecommunications industry, our 100% correct information previously unannounced firmware versions provided. Bij de volgende grote iOS-update (4.3) komt de Read More
Verizon Will Finally Carry the Apple iPhone 4 [Confirmed](0)
Verizon today announced that it will finally be carrying the Apple iPhone 4 at a press event in New York City.
“Today we’re partnering with a giant of the industry, and that’s Apple.”
“Our relationship with Apple has developed over the last two years. In 2008 we started talking about bringing the iPhone to a CDMA network. We spent a year testing.”
“Late in 2010 we started offering the iPad… today, we are extremely gratified to announce that the iPhone 4 will be available early next month.”
Lowell Macadam brings Apple’s Tim Cook on stage to speak about the device.
“We’re incredibly pleased to give Verizon’s customers the choice we’ve been waiting for. We’ve designed an iPhone 4 which connects to the CDMA network — and it has all the features that you’d expect. Like FaceTime. Features like Apple’s stunning Retina Display.”
Dan Dee talks about the launch details.
“Wireless customers have been asking for the iPhone on Verizon — and we’re excited to offer this to existing and new customers. I want to tell you how dedicated we are to launch this. Our employees are ready, we’ve been scaling our Read More
MyWi Update Brings Support for Bluetooth Tethering(0)
MyWi, a popular applcation that lets you iPhone create a mobile hotspot, has been updated with support for bluetooth tethering.
Buy iPad at Best Buy Get a Free Wireless Hot Spot(0)
Get a sweet deal at Best Buy, they have a bundle on the WiFi-based iPad which includes your choice of a free companion AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint mobile hotspot. From the pictured signage, the mobile hotspots include the WiMAX-enabled Sprint Overdrive, the Global-ready, 3G Verizon Wireless Fivespot and the 3G AT&T MiFi 2372. The promotion requires a monthly data plan and a two-year customer agreement. The monthly cost of the data plan for each carrier is not listed, so it is not clear whether data plans will be the carrier’s standard MiFi rates, which can be as high as US$80 monthly, or a special discounted, iPad-specific rate.
If you have plans to purchase an iPad-MiFi bundle from Verizon, you may want to re-consider and swing by your local Best Buy instead. Verizon Wireless recently began Read More
Sprint ZTE Peel officially announced, adds a little 3G to your iPod touch(0)
As expected, Sprint’s just announced the ZTE Peel for the iPod touch will arrive on November 14th. The $79 slider case for Apple’s media player features a built-in mobile WiFi hotspot, essentially turning your iPod into a bulky iPhone without a native phone or SMS app. Of course, you’ll still be stuck paying Sprint for a $29/mo data plan, but you’ll be able to connect up to two devices to the Peel’s WiFi as well, so that’s a plus. Another big plus: since the iPod thinks it’s on WiFi, you’ll be Read More