AT&T wants to cover 300m people with 4G LTE by the end of 2014. That's a lot of high-speed cell phone coverage for AT&T customers. In all, AT&T is going to invest $14bn in network improvements over the next 3 years, with $8bn of that going into its wireless networks. With an increasing number of Android phones coming with 4G technology installed, this is great news.
Author: Dave LeClair
T-Mobile is prepping for the upcoming holiday season by dropping prices of many of its most popular devices, at least according to a report from BriefMobile. The report comes from an internal memo sent to T-Mobile employees. Popular devices such as the HTC One S, Samsung Galaxy Note II, and Samsung Galaxy S III will see price drops very soon for T-Mobile customers eligible for an upgrade or those opening a new account.
Sony has just announced a new software update for its Xperia T and Xperia TX devices in the European and Asian markets. Sony is bringing the devices to Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.4. The updates have started rolling out, and will continue to do so until it hits all devices. If you don't see the update on your phone, fear not, it should be ready to go soon.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus, we have some good news for you. A developer that goes by the Twitter handle @KillDroidHack has managed to grab all of the core apps for Android 4.2 and uploaded them in a nice little zip file that you can flash to your phone and use. This should come in handy if you want to check out the latest stuff right this minute instead of waiting.
we reported the latest numbers for Android installs, and in a surprise to no one, Gingerbread is by far the most used version of Android, with over 50-percent of devices carrying it. Because of this, it is also the version of the device most targeted by malware, according to a report from Kaspersky Lab. This only stands to reason; if you're going to create malware, you're going to make it for the OS with the most people using it.
Samsung now has its eyes on that market with the launch of SAFE (Samsung for Enterprise) in Europe. For Samsung, this is just the beginning of a global rollout, which will see it going directly after RIM in the one part of the market RIM still controls.