You can buy a GSM unlocked iPhone 4S from Sprint?

It’s been a long time since carriers in the US have had to compete with each other. The smaller more competitively priced carriers tend to be regional (Cricket) or losing (T-mobile). Verizon doesn’t have to offer a GSM SIM unlock for it’s customes in order to push competitive advantage. They are seemingly happy where they [...]


Apple is Selling Unlocked iPhones Starting Today!

Today Apple’s US online store began processing orders for the unlocked iPhone 4S, priced at $649 for the 16GB, $749 for the 32GB, and $849 for the 64GB, keeping its promise to provide the unlocked handset in November. The company advises: The unlocked iPhone works only on supported GSM networks, such as AT&T in the [...]

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Sprint customers, are you using the benefits of Google Voice?

Google has worked its hardest to get Google Voice to work friendly with the major carriers in the US. Currently you can set up a new Google Voice number and have it start receiving your voicemaels and you can even customize the voicemail message for each group in your contacts. In order to get the [...]


Sprint CEO Claims iPhone Helps Keep Data Unlimited

I’m not sure I’ll take this one as fact. Actually, I’m very skeptical. Elizabeth Woyke, interviewing Sprint CEO Dan Hesse for Forbes: Industry observers often speculate when Sprint will have to adopt tiered pricing like AT&T and Verizon Wireless. Sprint is still not saying when it may make that switch, but credits the iPhone for [...]

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How Long Will Sprint’s Unlimited Data Last?

Sprint is the only carrier to offer unlimited data on the iPhone 4S in the US. With “World phone” capability, the iPhone is now more accessible than ever before. It is finally available on three major US networks: AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. Sprint paid through the nose to get the ability to sell the iPhone. [...]


Stupid Apple Rumors: A Fanboy’s Rant

I have an axe to grind. Stupid Apple Rumors looked at the statistical accuracy of Apple rumor sites. 2 of 9 accurate In third place, Appleinsider with 46 stories reported on, nine of them original to the site. Out of those nine, two were accurate. That’s a success rate of only 22% of their *own* rumors [...]


Which Networks Does the iPhone 4S Work On?

Since the release of the iPhone in 2007 the big debate in the US has been which carrier would be the next one to get the iPhone. Around the launch of each new iPhone there has always been big speculation on when the AT&T-iPhone contract would end. Finally in Janurary of this year Verizon announced [...]


Is the iPhone 4S 4G capable?

Apple clearly states that the iPhone is not 4G capable. 4G means the fourth generation of cellular wireless standards. Obviously it’s the supposed successor to the 3G and 2G families of standards. The peak requirement for 4G standard is 1Gbit per second for low mobility communication. 4G? The technologies labeled 4G are mobile WiMAX (Sprint), [...]


iPhone 5 Release October 7th?

Woohoo more iPhone 5 rumors!  Unfortunately this rumor doesn’t have much to do with the phone itself, rather with the possible release date of the phone.  A memo that was sent throughout Sprint was leaked and gives further insight in to a possible release date for the iPhone 5.  The memo reads thus: “due to [...]


The iPhone is Coming To Your Carrier Too!

Why do we do this to ourselves!? Of all of the rumors about the next iPhone or Nexus or whatever, which carrier will have the device is likely the biggest. How long have we been seeing rumors claiming “next iPhone is coming to [carrier of choice]“? It wasn’t two days ago we heard news from [...]

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