Apple’s iOS 4.2 Improves Battery Performance and Eases Network Congestion

AT&T might be breathing a sigh of relief—Apple’s new iOS 4.2 update (technically 4.2.1) actually improves battery performance and reduces the work load on carriers’ cellular networks. The technology implemented in iOS now is called “Network Controlled Fast Dormancy” which is cell phone talk for a system that keeps the phone’s cellular radio in a ...

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Apple’s Success Makes it Clear that Carriers Will be Swamped

Apple’s success in the smart phone arena and the amazing power that it wields as a manufacturer are atypical and underscore just how adversarial future relationships between carriers and those who make their phones will become. Smart phone manufacturers like Apple want to build the best devices that they can. Wireless carriers are fine with ...

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What LTE on Your BlackBerry Will Mean

The BlackBerry Storm 3 that is in testing promises LTE (Long Term Evolution aka. 4G) technology if it is paired with the right cellular network. LTE promises us unparalleled wireless speeds from anywhere, but what will this mean for BlackBerry users? A heck of a lot. Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) likes to mention the fact ...

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