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Russia gives up on the iPhone

Russia gives up on the iPhone

Three operators control 80% of the Russian mobile telecoms space, and they’ve all given up on the iPhone. What exactly do I mean by that? They’re no longer going to sell the iPhone to their customers directly. Why? Many reasons, but three immediately spring to mind.

Confirmed: Verizon iPhone 5 is Unlocked, Works on GSM 3G Networks

Confirmed: Verizon iPhone 5 is Unlocked, Works on GSM 3G Networks

Here’s some good news if you’ve just bought a Verizon iPhone 5 and travel abroad frequently.

iDownloadBlog confirms that the Verizon iPhone 5 under contract is unlocked on GSM 3G networks, which means that users will be able to use a nano-SIM card from a GSM carriers like AT&T.

Here’s Why iPhone 5 Won’t Support Simultaneous Voice And Data on Verizon or Sprint

Few minutes back, we reported that iPhone 5 won’t support simultaneous voice and data on Verizon or Sprint.

We were not sure if this was indeed a limitation of iPhone 5 or limitation of Verizon’s and Sprint’s 4G LTE network. We’ve just got the answer.

iPhone 5 Won’t Support Simultaneous Voice And Data On Verizon [Updated]

iPhone 5 Won’t Support Simultaneous Voice And Data On Verizon [Updated]

iPhone 5 supports faster 4G LTE networks, but it looks like it won’t support simultaneous voice and data on some carriers.

The Verge reports that Verizon has clarified that iPhone 5 customers won’t be able to surf the web while on a call even when they’re connected to LTE. 

Apple To Unveil iPhone 5 And iPad Mini On September 12; iPhone 5 Release Date – September 21

Apple To Unveil iPhone 5 And iPad Mini On September 12; iPhone 5 Release Date – September 21

iMore reports that Apple will unveil the smaller and cheaper iPad mini and the hotly anticipated 6th generation iPhone at a media event on September 12th.

According to their source, the new iPhone will be available after 9 days on September 21st.

iPhone Launching on Five US Regional Carriers Today

As we reported few weeks back, five regional carriers in the U.S. start offering Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 on their network today.

The five regional carriers include nTelos Wireless, Alaska Communications, Appalachian Wireless (Kentucky), GCI Wireless (Alaska), CellCom (Wisconsin).

More Regional Carriers to Offer Apple’s iPhone on April 20th

Earlier today, we reported that nTelos – a U.S. Regional carrier was going to start offering Apple’s iPhone from April 20th.

It looks like, nTelos was not the only regional carrier to get Apple’s iPhone.

Unprecedented Demand For iPhone 4S Still Forcing Customers To Wait For Weeks

Unprecedented Demand For iPhone 4S Still Forcing Customers To Wait For Weeks

Carriers are still citing shipping dates of more than 2-3 weeks for the month old iPhone 4S. The Wall Street Journal reports that surprisingly high demand is to blame for the short supply, not problems in manufacturing.

iPhone 4 Cases May Not Fit iPhone 4S

iPhone 4 Cases May Not Fit iPhone 4S

If you’re planning to use your GSM iPhone 4’s case for the new iPhone 4S then we may some bad news for you. It may not fit if you had bought your case especially the iPhone 4 bumper before the Verizon iPhone was launched in early February.

iPhone 4S Will Sport “4G” Indicator In Status Bar On AT&T’s Network

iPhone 4S Will Sport “4G” Indicator In Status Bar On AT&T’s Network

This Is My Next reports that AT&T is working with Apple to change the network indicator to “4G” from “3G”  for their new iPhone 4S. As you may recall, the iPhone 4S supports  14.4 Mbps HSDPA, which is marketed by some carriers around the world as “4G” technology even though technically speaking it’s not “4G”.