The new rules adopted by the FCC today are supposed to protect what has become the central tenet of the web, network neutrality. It’s a compromise, said FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, designed to encourage companies to invest in broadband infrastructure, while preventing them from favoring one website or service over another.
But the Read More
2011 could be a rough year for AT&T.
The carrier is about to drop almost $2 billion to buy spectrum for its 4G network, according to CNET, which will be finished some time in middle of the year.
But it’s no help to the millions of iPhone users who put AT&T in last Read More
Free the Phone
Desperately want an iPhone but can’t bear the thought of AT&T’s nightmarish phone service in NYC?
As Nick Saint notes, the new ZTE Peel case essentially transform any iPod touch into an iPhone running on Sprint’s new 4G network.
With the ZTE, any iPod touch can surf the web, run apps that need Read More
The small New York firm, Bug Labs, has become the darling of the nation’s biggest carriers, who hope developers will use Bug Labs tools to create lots of cool new gadgets, inspiring consumers to purchase more of the expensive data that runs over their networks.
In the last month, Bug Labs announced partnerships Read More
Jason Hirschhorn, former president of Myspace, prominent New York angel investor and beleaguered iPhone user, is tired of AT&T spotty service and ridiculous claims.
“AT&T sucks beyond language’s ability to describe how much it sucks. 4 dropped calls in 1 min. Keep selling your lies about how robust u r,” Hirschhorn tweeted this Read More
As they have every few weeks for the last several months, a new story has appeared in The Wall Street Journal claiming that the iPhone will soon be available on Verizon. Perhaps jaded by these constant cries of wolf, New Yorker’s reactions were decidedly mixed.
“Before, if you wanted to have an iPhone, Read More