AT&T Degrades 2G Service to Help Improve 3G Reliability

Rumors have it that AT&T has been reallocating its EDGE service to the weaker 1900MHz band this move is supposed to improve 3G strength in HSPA devices. I currently am relying on EDGE service with my first generation iPhone and even though I live in a small city of 30,000 or so I haven’t seen […]

iPhone 3G Guided Tour and iPhone 3G Pricing Details

Today Apple posted a guided tour of the iPhone 3G and iPhone 2.0 software. iPhone pricing has also been announced. AT&T retail stores will open at 8am local time on July 11, existing customers who don’t qualify for an upgrade will have to pay $399 for the 8GB model or $499 for the 16GB model. […]

AT&T Tells Employees No Vacations Between June 15 and July 12. 3G iPhone?

So, there’s this memo that you may or may not have heard about yet that was sent to AT&T retail store employees that basically says that employees can’t take vacations between June 15 and July 12. Last year a similar thing happened where employees couldn’t take vacations between June 15 and July 15, and we […]

AT&T Gives Free Wifi to iPhone Users In It’s 71,000 Hotspots

AT&T hotspots are now offering free Wifi access to iPhone users. Barnes and Noble, Starbucks, and AT&T’s other Wifi hotspot locations are now offering iPhone users a custom portal to access free Wifi. All you have to do is input your iPhone’s phone number and you can access the Wifi for free. AT&T recently took […]

AT&T Announces Mobile TV Service Starts May 4th

AT&T officially launches their new mobile TV service today and will be available on May 4th. The service uses MediaFLO technology which means that it uses a separate network devoted entirely to the TV signal. The service will be launching in 58 markets and unfortunately, I do not live in one of those markets, so […]

So is AT&T Going to Subsidize the 3G iPhone to $199?

In short, some people think yes, some people think no. I happen to believe that the iPhone won’t be sold for $199 for another couple years, it is still really new and the amount of money it costs to product the iPhone means that selling it for $199 doesn’t really make sense, especially since Apple […]

Microsoft Surface Finds Its Home At AT&T Stores

I happen to think that the Microsoft Surface technology is pretty freaking cool. Possibly one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a long time, kind of like a giant iPhone, except more Windows Media Center and less Front Row (which may or may not be a good thing). AT&T recently announced that they would […]

Starbucks Switching From T-Mobile To AT&T

Starbucks announced yesterday that they would be dropping T-Mobile as their Wifi provider and will be switching to AT&T. Along with this new provider deal Starbucks also announced that Starbucks card holders will get 2 hours of free access to the hotspots. The new pricing for access will be $3.99 per visit or $20 per […]