T-Mobile’s new T-Mobile One Unlimited plan hasn’t impressed a whole lot of people lately due to its high cost and numerous restrictions. While T-Mobile has eased up on some of those restrictions shortly after their initial announcement of the new plan, many are still unhappy with the cost of the plan when compared to older Simple Choice offerings.
To sweeten the deal, starting today T-Mobile is offering a limited time deal where a family of four can get everyone on T-Mobile One for $140/month essentially making the 4th line free provided you enroll in autopay. This makes T-Mobile One Unlimited just $20 more per month compared to 4 lines on T-Mobile’s [...]
Making good on their press invite sent several weeks ago, Apple recently announced their new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus smartphones along with new Airpods wireless headphones and Apple Watch 2.
While the outer appearance of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus hasn’t changed a whole lot, Apple has done quite a bit of work internally to make the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus stand out significantly from its predecessors.Camera
Starting with the camera, the iPhone 7 now includes a 12 MP sensor, a f/1.8 lens, and optical image stabilization to improve low light photography. The iPhone 7 Plus on the other hand will get two 12 MP rear cameras, one with a 56mm f/2.8 telephoto [...]
Verizon today announced the launch of LTE-A, or LTE-Advanced, across 461 cities across the US. The new wireless technology combines multiple channels to increase performance, featuring up to 50% faster peak speeds compared to 4G LTE.
The way Verizon’s LTE-A works is it utilizes software to aggregate the total bandwidth between two to three channels in the 700MHz, AWS, and PCS spectrum to create wider channels capable of handling additional bandwidth. LTE-A’s two and three carrier aggregation technology has been shown to produce peak throughput up to 225Mbps and 300Mbps respectively. Verizon however qualifies this statement by saying typical download speeds [...]
Well, it looks like the announcement of T-Mobile One did not go anywhere near as planned as T-Mobile recently announced several changes to the T-Mobile One plan based on feedback they received from customers.
T-Mobile One Changes
First up is the changes to the T-Mobile One plan itself. T-Mobile is making two big changes to parts of the plan which customers complained about most.When T-Mobile One was originally announced several days ago, the plan would feature unlimited mobile hotspot at only 2G (128kbps) speeds. This will now be changed to unlimited mobile hotspot at 3G (512kbps) speeds. Another issue many had with T-Mobile One is that adding HD [...]