Articles about 3g (page 3)

T-Mobile blocking 3G video calls over Gtalk on Nexus S
One of the key features of Google’s latest update for Gingerbread on the Nexus S was the ability to hold native video calls through the Gtalk client. Judging from the latest reports – only users who use the app over WiFi can take part in video calls. Apparently T-Mobile has decided to block all 3G video calls from happening, and has made it available only WiFi.You might be thinking to […]

Man makes first ever 3G call and tweet from Mount Everest's summit
In an attempt to prove that 3G radios work at the highest place on Earth, Kenton Cool decided to bring along with him a smartphone on his latest climb up the highest mountain in the world. Did I say latest trip? Yeap. He’s done it previously – eight times to be exact.On his ninth trip up to the peak, (obviously sponsored by Samsung), he brought up with him Samsung’s latest […]

Comcast launches personal 3G/4G mobile hotspot with Xfinity Internet 2go
Comcast has just announced the launch of a new personal 4G/3G Mobile Hotspot by Novatel Wireless. Known as the MiFi 4082, this mobile hotspot allows up to five WiFi-enabled devices to share internet access while on the go. The device connects to the Xfinity Internet 2go service which provides high-speed data in areas that have 4G coverage. The perfect companion for folks who are always on the go and can’t […]

iPhone 4 caught running on T-Mobile USA's 3G network
It was bound to happen. BGR has photos of what is believed to be an prototype iPhone 4 (and white too!) running on T-Mobile USA’s 3G network. This isn’t an unlocked iPhone 4 job. Nope, if it wasn’t a bona-fide iPhone with the proper T-Mobile USA’s antennas, that little 3G would only display E for EDGE speed.As BGR states, it is a bit late for Apple to be releasing an […]

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Apple confirms Verizon iPad 2 3G issues
It looks like Verizon’s victory over AT&T for having less dropped calls on the iPhone 4 has been short lived. Recently, apparently a number of Verizon customers have been complaining about problems with their iPad 2 tablets connecting to Verizon’s 3G service. Nobody is sure about what the cause of the problem is, but it seems to happen when people turn off the 3G connection and try to turn it […]

Sprint Novatel MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot available soon
Sprint has just announced the availability of the new Novatel MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot up for sale on their network. Enabling up to 5 WiFi-enabled devices to connect to Sprint’s 3G/4G network anywhere there’s coverage in the US. For folks who are always on the move and want a reliable internet connection for their WiFi devices, and wants to avoid paying extra fees just to access WiFi in public or […]

T-Mobile myTouch Slide 3G receives Android 2.2 Froyo update
Long time suffering owners of the myTouch Slide 3G smartphone from T-Mobile will no longer need to look far into the horizon, keeping their fingers crossed that their smartphone will be able to receive a software update to the Android operating system, and soon. After all, T-Mobile has just announced the availability of Android 2.2 Froyo for the Slide 3G – albeit a manual one, which means you will have […]

The iFlash helps you take photographs with your iPhone in the dark
We all know that the iPhone 4 features a flash to help you take photographs in the dark, but most of the time, the results you get aren’t what you expect. And if we jump back a generation, the 3G and 3GS don’t even have a flash. Well, that’s where the iFlash comes in. This handy little light plugs into the bottom of your iPhone and acts as a flashlight […]

Sprint introduces Sierra Wireless Overdrive Pro 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
Sprint has just added a new addition to its lineup of mobile hotspot devices. Called the Wireless Overdrive Pro from Sierra, this mobile hotspot gives Sprint users 3G/4G connectivity to their WiFi devices. A successor to the first Overdrive Pro, this new version offers connectivity to up to 8 devices simultaneously, and has a larger LCD screen but a smaller overall size. It has an improved performance – it powers up […]

Apple considering 3G radio for future MacBook Air?
Could Apple be gearing up to offer 3G data connectivity on its future MacBook Air notebooks? Apple may not be well known for conducting customer surveys, but MacBook Air owners have been served a survey that might help Apple define future versions of its ultra slim notebook, with questions covering issues such as 3G, data syncing and more. One thing that folks will notice on the survey is the number […]

Zyxel MWR211 will compete against MiFi
Zyxel intends to offer an alternative to MiFi by rolling out the MWR211 pocket 3G router which is actually a carrier-independent option which is capable of sharing its connection via 802.11n Wi-Fi. Another plus point of this device is that there is no cap for the maximum number of users, although it isn’t too smart to have too many people sharing the same 3G connection simultaneously (that’s logic speaking, of […]

Turn your iPod touch into an iPhone with the Apple Peel 520
Yoison has just unveiled their next generation Apple Peel and it now supports the latest iPod Touch as well as the third generation model. In case you didn’t know, the Apple Peel is a special case that when fitted with a SIM card and attached to your iPod touch – gives the iPod touch the ability to make and receive calls, as well as send and receive text messages. It […]

Verizon 3G network down again
Verizon is no stranger when it comes to network outages, with a couple happening last year, it looks like they’re starting off the new year with another one. Some folks have been reporting that Verizon’s 3G network in the Northeastern part of the United States is now down. Verizon has confirmed the problem, but haven’t said anything about when it will be fixed and what caused it, however there are […]

Sprint announces Novatel Wireless MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot
In addition to announcing their brand new 4G Android phone today, Sprint has also let their upcoming mobile WiFi hotspot out of the bag. The upcoming MiFi 3G/4G Mobile Hotspot is supposed to be ultra-compact, and will give up to 5 devices a connection to Sprint’s 4G WiMAX network. The Mobile Hotspot will work with tablets, eReaders, laptops, and gaming consoles as well as phones. It also has a battery […]