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iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Sell Out at All Major Carriers

iPhone 6 Pre-Orders Sell Out at All Major Carriers

Yep, lots of people tried to order new iPhones as pre-sales began just after midnight on Friday. There were the usual reports of challenges ranging from sites not loading to error messages, with clear indications that plenty of phones were being ordered. Demand for the new iPhones is higher than that seen in either of the ...

AT&T Will Offer Wi-Fi Calling in 2015

AT&T Will Offer Wi-Fi Calling in 2015

AT&T will embrace Wi-Fi calling in 2015. That's according to Ralph De la Vega, CEO of the company's mobility and enterprise business. AT&T has long been a proponent of Wi-Fi, already partnering with companies to offer public Wi-Fi areas for customers, he said, adding that he sees Wi-Fi calling as a compliment to its ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 12, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 12, 2014

Samsung recently unveiled its newest phablet, the Galaxy Note 4. The biggest improvement over previous versions is the phone’s aluminum frame, which continues trend a started by the Galaxy Alpha. Hopefully, this means we’ll see more of Samsung’s future releases encased in metal, too. The Note 4 also has a removable ...

How to Get an iPhone 6 on Launch Day

How to Get an iPhone 6 on Launch Day

  The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be here in just over one week. If you're planning on picking up either of Apple's latest handsets, by now you probably have a good idea of which one you want. The decision might be easier than you think, but there's not much time left to pick — at least if you want to be ...

All New T-Mobile Phones Now Feature Wi-Fi Calling and Texting

All New T-Mobile Phones Now Feature Wi-Fi Calling and Texting

Over the past year and a half or so, T-Mobile has made announcement after announcement in what they’ve dubbed the “Un-carrier” series. Each announcement brings some change that’s meant to rid T-Mobile of some common wireless industry pain point — things like early termination fees, or the absurd costs of ...

Verizon and AT&T Really Want Your Old iPhones

Verizon and AT&T Really Want Your Old iPhones

Sprint and T-Mobile have already promised to match and even top each others' (and other carriers') trade-in prices before the new iPhone debuted. But would you like to hear what Verizon and AT&T have to offer first before deciding which carrier to sell your soul to? Yes? Then let's start with Verizon, which will give ...

Report: Microsoft to Kill Off Nokia and Windows Phone Brands This Holiday Season

Report: Microsoft to Kill Off Nokia and Windows Phone Brands This Holiday Season

Microsoft is planning to stop using the Nokia and Windows Phone brands this holiday season in its marketing materials. GeeksOnGadgets has obtained an internal Microsoft document that details the company's guidelines for its own brands, and The Verge can confirm the material is authentic and accurate. "As part of our phased ...

Sprint’s ‘iPhone for Life’ Program Couples New Phones and Unlimited Everything

Sprint’s ‘iPhone for Life’ Program Couples New Phones and Unlimited Everything

If you're the type of person who buys a new iPhone every time one is announced, Sprint wants your money — and your phone when you're done with it. On Tuesday, the carrier announced a new "iPhone for Life" program that will give you a free Apple iPhone 6 or 6 Plus up front, as long as you pay $20 a month to lease it. When ...

Vysk’s Private Gallery Encrypts and Secures Your Photos

Vysk’s Private Gallery Encrypts and Secures Your Photos

Sometimes it's easy to think that we live in a world where privacy no longer exists. Whether you're talking about celebrity photo leaks, credit card breaches or Edward Snowden, it can feel like nothing is truly private, hidden or sacred anymore. VYSK Communications is in the business of making our phones more private ...

Apple Unveils the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay and Apple Watch

Apple Unveils the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay and Apple Watch

  Apple's most recent event jammed a ton of information on new products into a rapid two hours. The company's first major unveiling was two new iPhones: the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Both phones are available for pre-order this Friday, September 12, and will be available on September 19. Pricing is as ...