Verizon previously announced that its CDMA network is not long for this world. The network would be shut down at the end of 2019 and the spectrum used for the more modern parts of the Verizon network. Since most people are on the 4G LTE network anyway, the effect on customers ... Read More »
Verizon has begun to shut down parts of its 3G network in order to repurpose the spectrum for 4G LTE. The change was first spotted by Milan Milanovic when he was able to connect a Nexus 5 and a Galaxy S4 to Verizon’s LTE network in Manhattan. The Nexus 5 hasn’t been ... Read More »
Want some substantial evidence that Google will be releasing a Nexus 7 equipped with 3G next Monday? Look no further than a trusty FCC filing detailing the device.
Labeled as the ME370TG (the WiFi only Nexus 7 was labeled ME370T), the Nexus 7 with 3G radios has just passed through the FCC, tagged with a ... Read More »
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Anyone planning on buying the newly launched Galaxy Nexus from Sprint may want to hold off for a week or two. A handful of new Galaxy Nexus owners are reporting issues connecting to Sprint’s 3G network. From what we can tell, affected users are able to send and receive phone calls and text messages, ... Read More »
If you pay attention to the different ad campaigns that AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon keep in their everyday arsenal, chances are you’ve heard every single one claim they have the fastest network on the block. Whatever they use to calculate those claims, it doesn’t always translate into real world use for every individual on ... Read More »
Freely roaming across the US is great, especially when data roaming is part of the deal. Until now, customers have been able to use data while roaming for free, but it’s not free for T-Mobile. They have to pay fees in order to keep you connected. According to the latest rumors this is all about ... Read More »
If there’s something T-Mobile and Walmart are both known for, it’s their pocket-friendly philosophy. Both companies have just announced a new family plan for those who want to step into the smartphone world without hurting their bank accounts. Not only is this offer affordable, but it’s completely unlimited and commitment-free.
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ASUS almost ready to update OG Transformer to Android 4.0; not ready to add 3G to the Transformer Prime
ASUS has managed to make itself one of the most popular Android tablet manufacturers. Not only are its devices featuring the best specs, but their prices are almost unbeatable and those updates are coming quick. ASUS is not quite ready to give up on the OG Transformer, and the Ice Cream Sandwich update ... Read More »
Here at Android and Me, we’ve recently started receiving a lot of tips from readers saying their phones seem to be dying faster than normal. From what we’ve gathered, starting in late July, phones on T-Mobile’s advanced wireless networks (3G and 4G) just started rapidly losing battery for no reason. At first it seemed the ... Read More »
HTC Thunderbolt to be one of the first Verizon phones to support simultaneous voice and data over 3G
Some carriers have been known to poke fun at the competition when it comes to talking and surfing the web at the same time on a smartphone. Verizon has said they are working to bring simultaneous voice and data over 3G to more of their handsets and the upcoming HTC Thunderbolt will be ... Read More »