1. Maura

    The iPhone X is So Popular it’s Crashing Activation Servers

    According to a new report from MacRumors, it looks like so many users are trying to activate their iPhone Xs at the same time that it is crashing the system. Some AT&T users are reporting on forums and various social media platforms such as Twitter and reddit that they are having problems...
  2. Maura

    Intel’s iPhone 7 Modem Will Only Work on Certain iPhones

    Recode writes that the new Intel modem chip that Apple has used in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is unable to be used on Sprint and Verizon networks as it does not support the CDMA standard that those two carriers still use. This means that Apple has had to create separate iPhone 7 and iPhone 7...
  3. Maura

    T-Mobile and Sprint Launch Unlimited Data Plans in Time for iPhone 7 Release

    9to5 Mac reports that following on from AT&T’s announcement of its newly upgraded mobile plans yesterday, T-Mobile and Sprint have now revealed their new “unlimited” plans. T-Mobile appears to have had the most radical overhaul of its plans, removing all of them in favour of just one, the aptly...
  4. Maura

    Leaked AT&T Document Suggests September 23 iPhone 7 Launch Date

    MacRumors reports that a leaked document posted by 9to5 Mac that details scheduling information for AT&T could be evidence that the iPhone 7 will launch on September 23, which would be later than has recently been rumoured. The leaked AT&T schedule, title “Upcoming Merchandising Reset Hours,”...
  5. Maura

    Apple to Use Intel Modem Chips in Some iPhone 7 Models

    Bloomberg reports on a major coup for Intel, which it claims has managed to finally make a big entrance into the mobile market with Apple ordering Intel modem chips for some iPhone 7 models, rather than the usual Qualcomm, in a bid to have a more diverse supplier base. Specifically, Apple is...
  6. Maura

    AT&T to Discontinue 2-Year Phone Contracts From January 8

    MacRumors reports that Engadget has posted a leaked internal AT&T training document that shows that it is doing away with 2-year phone contracts as part of a move that it refers to in the document as “a pricing simplification effort.” This means that from January 8 2016 new and exisiting AT&T...