It’s been a busy week for Apple’s download servers, as iPhone and iPad owners eagerly downloaded a new operating system, and owners of the new iPhone 6 downloaded an update, then frantically rolled back that update to avoid some issues. All this meant one thing: lots of downloads from computers and mobile devices alike of the new and old … [More]
The Apple iPhone 6 is the smartphone for everyman, a Goldilocks device that is sure to please the widest range of people. It has a few advantages over the larger 6 Plus, but some disadvantages, too. Here is Phone Scoop's in-depth report.
Billy Domineau at Matter: If you have a minimum wage job ($7.25/hour), you need to work 55 hours to buy an iPhone 6 Plus (64 GB), and 149 hours for a year of Verizon service; 74 minutes gets you a Sara Lee Frozen Apple Pie.
After much deliberation, I purchased Apple iPhone 6 w/ 128GB of storage. It was fun waiting in line at the local Verizon store with other Apple Fans.
One of the cons of owning a smartphone on Verizon has been the inability to make a call and use data at the same time. The old restriction is finally going away with the introduction of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) … Read more ›
Verizon has made its Advanced Calling 1.0 feature available to the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The free service will pass voice calls over Verizon's LTE 4G network rather than the cellular network. It offers high-quality voice calls and video calls. Show More Summary
When Verizon launched its "Advanced Calling 1.0" feature earlier this month (read: voice over LTE), it only worked with two phones: The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the LG G2. Now the company can add the iPhone to that list, well, at least the iPhone 6....
Last month, Verizon said it was bringing VoLTE and HD Voice calls in the "coming weeks" and now we know why: The timing of the carrier's Advanced Calling 1.0 function coincides…
Thousands of people lined up to buy the new iPhone 6 on launch day — and I was one of them. A quick note: Hours before the iPhone 6 became available, I accidentally took a test run to the Verizon store in New York City’s Financial District. Show More Summary
A few days after Verizon launched its first-generation voice over LTE (VoLTE) system in the U.S., dubbed Advanced Calling 1.0, it was confirmed on Friday that Apple's latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models support the carrier's suite of services, including HD voice and video calling.
New iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners are reporting support for Verizon's new VoLTE network. A few weeks ago we learned that Verizon would finally launch VoLTE in the near future. Earlier this week Verizon confirmed that select smartphones could start taking advantage of Advance Calling 1.0, which is their first-generation service suite on VoLTE. Show More Summary
Verizon began rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier this week, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities for select devices that support the service, which includes the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Numerous iPhone 6Show More Summary
A quick update for those trying to figure out which carriers will/won’t support the iPhone 6’s WiFi calling feature any time soon: T-Mobile is a go. AT&T will get it in 2015. Now Verizon is pledging to support it next year, too. Word of the new feature comes from Verizon CFO, who mentioned it at a conference this morning — but not before taking the opportunity to take… Read More
In a brief check of carrier stores in Manhattan — AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ), Sprint (S), and T-Mobile US (TMUS) — I found most are sold out of Apple‘s (AAPL) iPhone 6 Plus, the larger of two new models, with stock outs on some varieties of the smaller iPhone 6. A Sprint store on 125th [...]
AT&T isn't the only carrier not getting WiFi calling until 2015 -- a certain red-branded network's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus won't, either. Speaking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference, Verizon's CFO Fran...
Following last week's announcement that iPhones would support Wi-Fi Calling, and that T-Mobile would get it right away, all the other carriers have been forced to make their plans for the service known. Lo, Verizon will get the service, albeit, a little reluctantly. Read more...
Ahead of the iPhone 6 launch with support for VoLTE, Verizon Wireless has upgraded its network to support voice calls over its 4G LTE and XLTE network. Dubbed Advanced Calling 1.0, Verizon is now supporting HD Voice and Video Calling and the carrier is starting the roll out initially to the LG G2 and the Samsung Galaxy S5.
Over at Yahoo Tech, Rob Pegoraro has taken up the unenviable task of comparing iPhone 6 wireless plans from major carriers AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. This was all a somewhat simpler endeavor back when a phone cost $200, you picked a minutes/data/text messages plan, and signed a two-year contract. But newly-added pricing plans have…
If you were one of the millions of people who preordered the iPhone 6 last week, you’ll be happy to know that you’ll soon be able to take advantage of another cool feature if you’re also a Verizon subscriber. Verizon announced on Monday...Show More Summary