Watch this week’s iReview as the folks at Pocketnow goes through all things good and bad inside the world of Apple’s iOS devices. They go through the release of iOS 5 beta 6 and all the things that have been improved. They also breeze through the rumors of LTE equipment being tested in Apple stores and how Apple could pull this testing off with current iPhone 4 housings. They also compile all the recent iPhone 5 rumors and tell you which hold water.
Archive for the “Operator News” Category
Aug 23 2011
Aug 20 2011
Apple is working with component suppliers and its assembler in Asia for the trial production of its next generation iPad from October, people familiar with the situation say, as it looks to stay ahead of the competition in the fast-growing tablet computer market. The Cupertino, Calif., company has ordered key components such as display panels and chips for a new iPad it is aiming to launch in early 2012, said the people, who declined to be named.
Aug 18 2011
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Aug 18 2011
A number of high-profile technology companies will do battle for control of InterDigital in the coming weeks, it emerged on Wednesday, but with Google’s participation uncertain the industry is questioning whether the company will raise as much as earlier estimates suggested, or indeed, whether it will sell at all. Apple, Nokia and Qualcomm will all take part in the sale, which is slated to take sometime after 5 September, Reuters reported, citing sources familiar with the situation. The report did not mention Samsung, which was invited to bid earlier this month, according to Dow Jones Newswires.
Aug 18 2011
Round-up of the latest rumours over Apple’s forthcoming products, including LTE device and cloud-specific phonePosted by: Phat^Trance in Operator News, Press releases, iPhone News, iPod
Amidst endless rumours surrounding the launch of the eagerly-anticipated iPhone 5, a report this week that AT&T is installing LTE network equipment in one of Apple’s U.S. retail outlets reignited talk of an LTE version of the handset. Engadget reported on Tuesday that it had received from an unnamed source a photo of LTE equipment newly-installed in a major Apple store. The kit in question supports the 700 MHz and AWS (3G) spectrum bands; AT&T plans to use those bands for its LTE rollout, following the closure of its T-Mobile USA acquisition.
Aug 16 2011
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Aug 16 2011
French mobile network operator Orange has broken the secrecy surrounding Apple’s new iPhone 5 through a job advertisement, despite the U.S. firm’s ban on its partners referring to the product before its expected September release. Orange, which is owned by France Telecom, is Apple’s official partner in France.
Aug 15 2011
Google and Motorola Mobility Holdings today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for $40.00 per share in cash, or a total of about $12.5 billion, a premium of 63% to the closing price of Motorola Mobility shares on Friday, August 12, 2011. The transaction was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies.
The acquisition of Motorola Mobility, a dedicated Android partner, will enable Google to supercharge the Android ecosystem and will enhance competition in mobile computing. Motorola Mobility will remain a licensee of Android and Android will remain open. Google will run Motorola Mobility as a separate business.