Are Google and Verizon still getting together to speed Google’s traffic to Verizon customers?

After last week’s New York Times story about Google and Verizon getting into bed to (presumably) discuss flaunting the net neutrality convention, Google was quick to respond that they were doing no such thing. Verizon and Google then quickly followed that up with a press conference today to further repudiate the claim and have also… Continue reading Are Google and Verizon still getting together to speed Google’s traffic to Verizon customers?

AT&T drops more than other providers

Gizmodo reports that while AT&T has actually improved performance around dropped calls lately, a survey from ChangeWave Research reports that 4.5% of calls placed on the AT&T mobile network are dropped which is three times as many as Verizon users. AT&T and T-Mobile each share only a 23% customer approval rating which provides a good… Continue reading AT&T drops more than other providers

Rumors: Apple iPhone OS 4.0 out in June, and the iPhone 4G goes to Verizon

One analyst (Peter Misek) has some bold predictions on what Steve Jobs will announce next week (in addition to the much anticipated Apple Tablet, supposedly called the iTablet – no surprise there). Rumor #1: he’ll announce and show off the latest version of the iPhone OS: v4.0. Rumor #2: he’ll announce that Verizon will start… Continue reading Rumors: Apple iPhone OS 4.0 out in June, and the iPhone 4G goes to Verizon

Verizon Rolling Out Unlimited Plans, New Pricing

Verizon is overhauling their voice, text and family cell phone plans and throwing in a couple of unlimited talk plans starting at $70/mo, although their pricing, when you include data, doesn’t seem as competitive as Sprint or T-Mobile. You be the judge, but remember that price alone doesn’t make a happy mobile customer – witness… Continue reading Verizon Rolling Out Unlimited Plans, New Pricing

CES 2010: Verizon Getting Palm webOS Phones – Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

Palm is getting their new webOS handsets onto other networks. First up is Verizon which is getting updated versions of both the Pre and the Pixi. The Pre Plus is pretty much like the original Pre, but will have twice the memory for a faster experience, and 16GB of storage. It also drops the physical… Continue reading CES 2010: Verizon Getting Palm webOS Phones – Pre Plus and Pixi Plus

Novatel MiFi 2200 – Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot modem (for Sprint or Verizon)

I really like the idea of the Novatel Mi-Fi devices – a mobile Wi-Fi modem that lets you create your very own Wi-Fi hotspot anywhere there is Verizon or Sprint cell coverage. Sure, you have to have one of their broadband service plans, but the device is free (well, $0.01) when you purchase a subscription.… Continue reading Novatel MiFi 2200 – Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot modem (for Sprint or Verizon)