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

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

Apple is making four different models of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c to expand LTE support, but they won’t support simultaneous voice and data on Verizon or Sprint.

TechCrunch reports that Apple has confirmed that iPhone 5s customers won’t be able to surf the web while on a call on Verizon or Sprint’s network.

Verizon blocks employee vacations from September 18th to 22nd, hinting at Sept 20th iPhone 5S launch

Verizon blocks employee vacations from September 18th to 22nd, hinting at Sept 20th iPhone 5S launch

Carriers imposing employee vacation blackouts is usually good indication as to when the next-gen iPhone will start selling. T-Mobile, AT&T have already starting blocking vacations around September 20th, and today Verizon, too, has announced a similar move to its employees.

Verizon announces ‘Verizon Edge’ early upgrade program to take on T-Mobile ‘JUMP’ and ‘AT&T Next’

Verizon announces ‘Verizon Edge’ early upgrade program to take on T-Mobile ‘JUMP’ and ‘AT&T Next’

Verizon seems to have been forced into announcing its “Verizon Edge” early upgrade program after T-Mobile announced its JUMP last week and AT&T announced its “Next” early upgrade program earlier in the week.

Verizon Activated 3.9 Million iPhones In Q2 2013, up 44 percent compared with Q2 2012

Verizon Activated 3.9 Million iPhones In Q2 2013, up 44 percent compared with Q2 2012

Verizon – Apple’s iPhone carrier partner in the U.S. has announced earnings for the second quarter of 2013.

Verizon reported a profit of $2.25 billion, or 78 cents a share, up from $1.83 billion, or 64 cents a share, a year earlier. Revenues increased by 4.3 percent to $29.8 billion.

Apple and Verizon have a money problem

Apple and Verizon have a money problem

If you’re a wireless operator, you can’t just call up Apple and tell them to ship you a few thousand iPhones. No, you need to sign a deal with them, promising that you’re going to spend a certain amount of money in any given year to buy Apple equipment.

Report claims Apple throttling data speeds on iPhones and iPads for carriers

Report claims Apple throttling data speeds on iPhones and iPads for carriers

Joseph Brown, the developer of hacked carrier updates for AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint (which was released last night) that increase data speeds, has published a detailed report, which claims that Apple is  throttling data speeds on the iPhone and iPad for carriers.

Hacked Verizon carrier update for iPhone and iPad may boost download speeds

After releasing hacked carrier updates for AT&T and T-Mobile that enables Release 9 DC-HSPA+ on iPhone 5 for improved network performance, Joe of iTweakOS has now released a hacked carrier update for Verizon.

The hacked Verizon carrier update enables 1x Advanced and EVDO Rev. B on iPhone 5, iPad 3 and iPad 4, which the developer says should boost download speeds.

Verizon tempting those thinking of switching to a smartphone with a $99 iPhone 5

Verizon tempting those thinking of switching to a smartphone with a $99 iPhone 5

There were rumors earlier this month that said Verizon was going to start selling the iPhone 5 for $99, a full $100 cheaper than Apple’s suggested retail price. Technically, the rumor turns out to be true, but not really. According to Gotta Be Mobile, who spoke to Verizon, America’s largest wireless operator is currently targeting the $99 iPhone 5 at people who are currently on Verizon, but who don’t have a smartphone. In other words, if you already have the iPhone 4S, you’re probably not going to see this promotion.

Rumor: Verizon to shave $100 off the price of the iPhone later this month

Rumor: Verizon to shave $100 off the price of the iPhone later this month

There’s a Twitter user by the name of @evleaks that you should know about. Almost everything he (or she) writes has proven to be true. That makes the latest tweet all the more interesting. According to @evleaks, Verizon will soon sell you an iPhone 5 for $100 less than they currently do.

In other words, just $99.

Verizon Activates 4 million iPhones in Q1 2013, Accounts For More than Half of Smartphone Activations

Verizon Activates 4 million iPhones in Q1 2013, Accounts For More than Half of Smartphone Activations

Verizon today announced that it activated 7.2 million smartphones in Q1 2013. Of those 7.2 million, 55 percent, or 4 million, were iPhones, outnumbering the wide range of Android smartphones available on Verizon’s network.