Jumping into China market is just a matter of time and now it should be time for Apple to get its hand in this market. Tim Cook CEO of Apple confirmed that iPad 4 and iPad Mini will be first available in China on December 7th and iPhone 5 will appear one week later on December 14th.
However Apple didn’t mention which company will bring these products to China but there are two main candidates including China Unicom and China Telecom. We are trying to check out sources close to the two companies to see if they have already announced any information about iPhone 5 on their network or not.
However we are just one week away from the release date. We will keep it update. Stay tunes.
Google with help by Dish Network will launch wireless service in 2013. Google has been so active in providing this similar service for public as the company has already provide its fiber ISP services on the Stanford campus and in Kansas City and of course Google is willing to expand its coverage.
However seem like this service might hurt mobile phone sectors that AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile have blocked some of Google services including Google Voice and Google Wallet.
This reaction won’t stop Google when Dish Network who has been in this business since 2008. Dish Network can’t provide the best service alone and with Google, they will be able to do better. In 2013 we will see wireless service offered by the two companies.
Twitter has been so popular in short time and many people are using this network as tool to make money. It is quite clear that they are trying to get as many followers as possible to increase the value of their Twitter account. Now Evan Williams, a co-founder at Twitter, realized that having million followers on Twitter not mean that you are an influencer but is all about your tweets were seen.
Now Twitter is testing another measure called “The Dream Metric”. It is all about how many people saw your tweets. Retweeting is also part of the features that they are trying to display the exact number instead of 50+ retweets.
It seems to be the right time to shut down Ping now. We have already heard that Apple wants to shut this service down but there are some users still want to use this service making the company reluctant to come up with final decision. Now with the release of iTunes version we can gain more access to Facebook and Twitter. It can call an end to Ping on September 30.
LTE network is the dream of U.S. people and now Sprint won’t let you down since the company will announce LTE network for over 100 major cities. Here are some of them NYC, Boston, Chicago, L.A., Miami, and Philadelphia. If you want to view full list, click here.
Did you find your city there? If not get your request heard with Sprint discussion board.
Google doesn’t want to wait for iPhone 5 to release the new YouTube app for iOS since now it is already available. The new app comes with several remarkable improvements that everyone can be ready to upload their videos as well as enjoy the friendly interface.
Here is what you can do with the new app: access your account, manage playlists, upload and view the entire catalog of movies. User also can expose themselves with other social network including Facebook and Twitter, and read comments and subtitles while viewing the movie.
HTC accused Apple of violating two of their patents related to wireless network but Apple is trying to say that the patents owned by HTC does not have proper ownership of the patents. Talking more about the patents, HTC has bought them from ADC Telecommunications Inc in April 2011 for $75 million.
This is just the beginning stage and we should hear more from the court. However now seem like Apple might face difficulty to prove that the two patents are invalid.
Just ahead of the official announcement of iPhone 5 by Apple next week in San Francisco, we have interesting leaked information. The iPhone 5 will be equipped with LTE network support technology. In addition the source also claims that iPhone 5 will have larger screen (taller). It is quite interesting to see the new design iPhone as well as super-fast speed support (4G LTE).
Soon to be available on the Verizon network, we have some vibrant on the coming soon list. Right here we have the LG Intuition 4G LTE will be will available on Verizon network on September 6th. The smartphone is powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm MSM8660 processor with 1GB of RAM. Other features include a 5-inch Gorilla Glass display with resolution of 1024 x 768 pixel, an 8 megapixel camera, a 1.3 megapixel camera, but no microSD card slot.
You will find out more information once the device is available in the market physically.
It has been quite soon after the release of Android 4.0.4 update for the top smartphone One X, HTC doesn’t want to let down their mid-range smartphone users, One S. Within the next few hours, HTC will push the update to your phone directly which is in OTA method so you don’t need to connect or use PC to update.
The total update size is about 157MB including the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and Sense v4.1. If you can’t find the update now in your regime, you better wait a few more days.