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AT&T Nationwide Outage Confirmed: Here's What You Can Try To Get Service Back

AT&T acknowledged a nationwide outage that has prevented its subscribers from making and receiving wireless calls. The carrier has suggested a possible solution to the problem, but so has rival T-Mobile.

Internet November 15, 2017

Apple's iPhone 7s, iPhone 8 Won't Maximize LTE Network Speeds

The upcoming batch of iPhone models won’t support gigabit connection speeds because Apple doesn’t want to welcome Qualcomm with open arms. On paper, it’s a bummer, but it might not even be that important.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 9, 2017

Moto Z (2017) Image Leaks And Is Headed To Sprint With Snapdragon 835 For Gigabit LTE Service

Sprint is currently using a next-gen Motorola flagship smartphone to test its new X16 Gigabit LTE service. The handset is believed to be the Moto Z (2017) that's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 10, 2017

Users Report Google Pixel, Pixel XL LTE Band 4 Connectivity Issue

Users are reporting that their Google Pixel or Google Pixel XL smartphones are encountering connectivity issues. The smartphones are unable to connect to LTE band 4 in many countries.

Google November 9, 2016

Verizon iPhone 7 Issues: Users Report iPhone 7 LTE And GPS Connection Problems, But Here's A Quick Fix

Verizon customers who own iPhone 7 smartphones filled the internet with complaints about connection issues. Message boards from Twitter to Reddit and Apple’s own discussion page show users having trouble with LTE vs 3G, but there is a double-edged fix.

Apple October 6, 2016

T-Mobile Launches New Tech To Boost LTE Speeds To 400 Mbps, Blasts Verizon's LTE Advanced

T-Mobile announced two new pieces of technology to boost the LTE speeds of subscribers to as fast as 400 Mbps. In the same press release, the carrier criticized Verizon's LTE Advanced, which only promises speeds of up to 300 Mbps.

Business Tech September 7, 2016

Nexus 6 Data Connection Issues Affect Users Worldwide, T-Mobile Confirms

If you're experiencing LTE data connection issues on your Nexus 6, you are not alone: T-Mobile confirmed the issues are affecting users worldwide. A Google engineer also acknowledged that Google is aware of the issue and is looking into the matter.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 5, 2016

AT&T Launches Drone Program To Inspect Cell Towers, Beef Up Network

AT&T kicks off its drone program that allows it to perform aerial inspections to its cell towers and provide internet access to large events and remote areas.

Internet July 16, 2016

Samsung Quietly Releases More Potent Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung quietly released refreshed variants of its current generation Galaxy Tab S2 high-end tablet. Consumers can get the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 at the German site Cyberport.de at prices that begin from €449 (around $513).

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 13, 2016

AT&T, Intel Are Equipping Drones With LTE To Let Them Fly Beyond Line Of Sight

AT&T and Intel intend to deploy drones with LTE to allow them to go beyond the pilot's radius. More to the point, the technology is expected to remedy safety issues and let the UAV stream video from the air.

Gadgets February 23, 2016

Sprint Claims New LTE Plus Is Faster Than Verizon, AT&T And T-Mobile Amid Heavy Layoffs

Sprint is not sitting idly by while its competitors throw around balls on a screen. The company came out with its own set of balls to help prove it is the best carrier in the U.S.

Business January 27, 2016

Sprint Joins Ballsy Race With Its Own Ad To Slap Verizon And T-Mobile [Video]

After Verizon and T-Mobile launched ads with colorful balls to illustrate their alleged superiority, Sprint now joins the race with its own ballsy ad to claim that its network is in fact the best one. Sprint also revived its campaign to offer plans at half price for those who port over from the competition.

Internet January 25, 2016

LG Announces Watch Urbane 2nd Edition, The First Android Wear Device With LTE

LG has announced the successor to the Watch Urbane, this time offering LTE and 3G connectivity. The new device also offers more RAM, a bigger battery, and a better display.

Wearable Tech September 30, 2015

LG Nexus 5X Drops By FCC Days Before Launch, Rocks Support For All US Carrier LTE Bands

The LG Nexus 5X passed FCC tests and is compatible with every major U.S. carrier. Users of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon welcome the Android phone that supports LTE, CDMA, WCDMA and GSM bands.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 28, 2015

The Next iPhone Will Have Faster LTE And A Better Battery

The iPhone 6s will reportedly include an LTE chip that offers two times as fast of a download speed, bringing the maximum download speed to 300 Mbps on the iPhone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2015

T-Mobile LG Leon Goes For $79.92 From June 28 To 30 According To Leaked Internal Memo

In a leaked internal memo, it was revealed that customers can purchase the LG Leon from T-Mobile for only $79.92, compared to the original full retail price of $149.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 29, 2015

Samsung Prepares Update For Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge To Switch On LTE-X: Report

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will reportedly receive an update to enable LTE-X with Multipath TCP, allowing for transfer speeds of up to 1.17 Gbps.

Apps/Software June 12, 2015

T-Mobile Lures Verizon Customers With Extension Of 'Never Settle' Free Trial Through June 27

Dynamic T-Mobile CEO John Legere tweeted that the Un-carrier is extending its Never Settle for Verizon promotion until June 27, allowing more Verizon customers to take up T-Mobile's offer.

Business June 3, 2015

How Much WhatsApp Call Will Cost You If You Use It Regularly?

Did you know that using WhatsApp to call someone could actually be more expensive than making regular calls?

Apps/Software May 13, 2015

AT&T Tweaks Throttling Policy For Unlimited LTE Customers

AT&T will now only throttle unlimited data customers on its LTE network if the users are in areas that are experiencing network congestion.

Internet May 8, 2015

Qualcomm Stretches LTE To Unlicensed Spectrum To Address Data Bottleneck

Qualcomm hybridizes 4G LTE and Wi-Fi to create what it calls LTE unlicensed. The LTE extension will use compact towers, about the size of a router, to enhance cellular service deep in the hearts of concrete jungles.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2015

New Motorola Moto E Video Will Convince You Why You Should Buy The Affordable Smartphone

The second-generation Moto E promises to deliver a high-end performance but at a price that's unbelievably affordable.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2015

LG To Unveil Watch Urbane LTE With Mobile Payment Support At Mobile World Congress

LG is set to take the wraps off an upgraded LTE version of its smartwatch, the Watch Urbane, at the MWC 2015. The latest Watch Urbane LTE will be able to make mobile payments on its own without pairing to a smartphone.

Wearable Tech February 26, 2015

Apple Sues Ericsson over LTE Wireless Connectivity Licensing Fees

Apple has sued Ericsson over licensing fees for LTE wireless technology-related patents. The iPhone maker argues that the patents in question are not essential to the LTE networking standard and that Ericsson's royalty fees for the patents are excessive.

Legal January 14, 2015

Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 4 LTE A, Fastest Download at 300Mbps

The new version of the Galaxy Note 4 is touted as the world's first ever commercially available smartphone with LTE-A Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation and download speeds of up to 300Mbps.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 30, 2014

Nexus 9 LTE Tablet is Finally Available: Get it Now from T-Mobile or Google Play

The LTE version of HTC's 32-GB Nexus 9 hits T-Mobile first. But for those wanting the 16-GB version of the Android Lollipop tablet, the Google Play Store has them in stock.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 14, 2014

Verizon Quietly Shuttering 3G Network Band to Test LTE Service

Verizon has begun the early steps to phasing out its 2G and 3G service to make more space for 4G signals. The process was expected to begin in 2015, but Verizon is getting an early jump on the shift.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 4, 2014

Verizon Starts Killing 3G Network, Repurposes it for 4G LTE Service

Verizon has seemingly started to shut down parts of its 3G CDMA network in Manhattan and converting it to LTE. A spokeswoman for Verizon confirmed the company's move.

Business December 4, 2014

Apple SIM for iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3: Definitely buzzing but not quite revolutionary

Apple has unveiled the iPad Air 2, with a slew of great new features. One of the most interesting features, however, is the addition of the Apple SIM card, which can connect users to a number of different carriers with short term contracts, removing a lot of the control that carriers have over consumers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 20, 2014

Nvidia Shield Tablet gets a little LTE love, greater stability

Nvidia continues its monthly release of updates for the Shield Tablet. Update 1.2 includes stability improvements and enhancements to the Shield Hub, which lets users browse compatible games.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 30, 2014

T-Mobile, Sprint trade punches with unlimited data, cheaper offers

T-Mobile has launched a campaign to attract unsatisfied subscribers away from other carriers. A few hours later, Sprint responded by offering the Sprint $60 Unlimited Plan.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 24, 2014

T-Mobile: We will roll out LTE in all major metro areas

T-Mobile announces it will be rolling out fast LTE networks in all major American metro areas. Although a timetable has not been given, it shows the company's belief it can compete in the U.S. market.

Internet August 14, 2014

London mayor promises 5G Internet access by 2020

5G Internet will be available in London by 2020 as promised by Mayor Boris Johnson. This is one part of the Infrastructure Plan for London project.

Internet July 29, 2014

Forget 4G LTE: Verizon touts XLTE is what you need

Verizon has announced the fastest wireless service available. It has twice the speed as 4G LTE and is ready to make the market reach for more speed.

Business May 20, 2014

After Galaxy S5, will Samsung roll out more affordable LTE mobile devices?

Samsung may be planning to follow up on the launch of the Galaxy S5 with a new line of LTE devices. These devices will be more affordable compared to the current crop of LTE smart phones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 28, 2014

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