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AT&T Upgrade Eligibility For iPhone 4S Broken Down

AT&T Upgrade Eligibility For iPhone 4S Broken Down

Now that the new iPhone 4S pre-orders are right around the corner, most subscribers are scrambling to see if they are eligible for an upgrade.

TheNextWeb spoke to AT&T and also to their readers who are AT&T’s iPhone customers and got a wealth of insight as to what’s involved in determining upgrade eligibility. Regardless of whether you are or aren’t, keeping these tenets in mind may help give you an idea of what’s in store for you and what you can do to turn things in your favor.

Apple Accidentally Leaks “iPhone 4S” Name And Design In Latest iTunes Beta

Apple Accidentally Leaks “iPhone 4S” Name And Design In Latest iTunes Beta

All those conflicting reports about the next generation iPhone’s form factor has probably just been put to rest with less than 3 days to go for the Let’s Talk iPhone event and surprisingly it is Apple who has accidentally leaked the details.

AppleInsider has discovered references of iPhone 4S in the latest beta version of iTunes.

AT&T Enables Personal Mobile Hotspot Feature For iOS 4.3 Users

AT&T Enables Personal Mobile Hotspot Feature For iOS 4.3 Users

When Verizon and Apple launched CDMA iPhone 4 – mobile hotspot feature, which allows users to use iPhone’s data connection with up to 5 Wi-Fi enabled mobile devices was considered one of the major selling points.

But iOS 4.3 beta 1 revealed that the personal mobile hotspot feature will be coming to GSM iPhone.

Apple Reveals More Differences Between GSM iPhone And CDMA iPhone

Apple Reveals More Differences Between GSM iPhone And CDMA iPhone

I guess everyone knows by now that Verizon iPhone does not allow simultaneous voice and data transfer (over 3G).

However, Apple has recently published the difference between AT&T’s GSM iPhone 4 and Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 in a Knowledge Base article, which explains how some minor features such as call forwarding, call waiting, caller id, conference calls, inserting pauses when dialing and hold work.

Verizon iPhone Sales Lower Than Apple And Verizon’s Expectations?

BGR reports that sales of Verizon iPhone has fallen short of Apple and Verizon’s expectations based on information from five Apple stores during the first five day’s of Verizon iPhone’s availability.

BGR has revealed total unit sales totals from five Apple stores, which includes two prominent Apple stores.

  • Thursday: Verizon = 909, AT&T = 539
  • Friday: Verizon = 916, AT&T = 680

Verizon iPhone 4 Costs $171.35 To Manufacture; 9% Less Than GSM iPhone 4

iSuppli, electronics market research firm published results from a teardown study late last week where the company has looked into the costs incurred by Apple in manufacturing the Verizon iPhone.

iSuppli reports that Apple has managed to reduce the bill of materials (BOM) cost of the CDMA iPhone 4 compared to the GSM version. While the GSM iPhone 4 costs Apple $187.51 to manufacture, the CDMA iPhone carries a BOM of $171.35, which is a good 9% less than the GSM iPhone 4.

Verizon iPhone 4 Teardown Reveals Dual-Mode CDMA, GSM Qualcomm Chip

Verizon iPhone 4 Teardown Reveals Dual-Mode CDMA, GSM Qualcomm Chip

As some users start receiving their Verizon iPhone, folks at iFixit and iFixyouri have got their hands on one of them and done what every geek would love to do i.e. to crack open Apple’s CDMA iPhone 4 to see what’s inside.

AT&T Hits Back At Verizon With New iPhone Ad

Couple of days back, Verizon has started airing a new iPhone commercial that indirectly targets AT&T’s poor network coverage.

AT&T has hit back with its own iPhone commercial appropriately titled “Answer” that directly targets one of the drawbacks of the Verizon iPhone.

Verizon iPhone Vs AT&T iPhone Compared

Verizon iPhone Vs AT&T iPhone Compared

iPhone users in the US have who have cribbed about AT&T’s network and service ever since the iPhone was launched almost 4 years back will finally be getting an opportunity to switch to another carrier when Verizon starts offering Apple’s iPhone in early February.

We thought it was high time to weigh the pros and cons of the Verizon iPhone that users should consider before jumping ship.

Verizon Offering AT&T’s iPhone Customers Attractive Trade-in Credit?

If you’re an AT&T iPhone customer who is planning to switch to Verizon when the Apple’s iPhone is available on its network early next month then it looks like Verizon wants to make things easier for you.

Macrumors is reporting that Verizon will be offering AT&T’s iPhone customers credit if they trade-in their AT&T iPhone for Verizon iPhone.