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  1. IPad AT&T Customers Got The Older Stuff

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    aepple
    , 03-30-2011 at 08:05 PM
    Looks like AT&T customers got the old Chips for the iPad.

    Our friends over at iFixIt have analyzed all iPad models a whoping eighteen different units to pinpoint the differences between WiFi-only, 3G GSM and CDMA versions of the tablet. Like a CDMA version of iPhone 4 designed for the Verizon Wireless network, the Verizon iPad also has an additional antenna and an integrated GPS receiver. On the GSM iPad positioning is provided by a Broadcom chip. More interesting than that ...
    Tags: at&t, ipad, verizon
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  2. iPhone 4... Verizon vs At&t Model

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    aepple
    , 03-27-2011 at 04:31 AM
    The Verizon iPhone 4 beats its AT&T counterpart for the reliability and quality of its voice calls, though it may be a bit slower on data connections, according to early reviews. And the jury remains out on whether the new version of Apple's smart phone has remedied the reception issue that was a weak point in the otherwise-superb AT&T iPhone 4.

    Here's more on what reviewers are saying:

    http://news.consumerreports.org/elec...y-reviews.html
  3. iPhone 4 Update 4.3

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    aepple
    , 03-18-2011 at 09:49 AM
    Seems At&t iphone 4 has a poor battery life since updating to the 4.3, many iphone 4 owners are complaining about a poor battery life since the update.

    I'm happy to report my Verizon iphone 4 has a better battery life than my HTC Incredible. The Verizon iPhone updated is 4.2.6 which is equivalent to the 4.3 version.
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  4. WiFi & Texting...Providers Dream Come Trure

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    aepple
    , 09-12-2010 at 05:41 AM
    The wider use of data is straining the capacity of the networks. So the carriers try to offload traffic from the cell networks. And they are doing exactly what consumers are doing moving to Wi-Fi.

    Fewer people have landlines. A quarter of American homes use only cellphones. We are talking less and texting more. And as we use more data on cellphones that are really hand-held computers, we must search for alternative networks, usually Wi-Fi, to bypass a strained cellphone network. ...
  5. Stalking By Cell Phone GPS

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    aepple
    , 08-05-2010 at 06:08 AM
    Global-positioning systems, called GPS, and other technologies used by phone companies have unexpectedly made it easier for abusers to track their victims. A U.S. Justice Department report last year estimated that more than 25,000 adults in the U.S. are victims of GPS stalking annually, including by cellphone.

    Craig Thompson, Retina-X's operations director, says the software is meant to allow parents to track their kids and companies to keep tabs on phones their employees use. He ...
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