Posts Tagged ‘ AT&T ’

Best Buy To Sell The iPhone

Aug 13th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

Best Buy announced today that it would be selling the Apple iPhone, starting on September 7th. It will be the first US chain, outside of Apple & AT&T, to carry the iPhone. The deal is significant for several reasons: The iPhone will be available in 1,000 new locations; It helps prepare Apple for carrier independence; […]

AT&T Announces Free WiFi For iPhone Users, Then Denies It – Again!

Jul 18th, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPhone

Note: See update at the end of this article. AT&T has just announced a fantastic perk for iPhone owners with AT&T contracts, free WiFi for iPhone customers on the nation’s largest Wi-Fi hotspot network. This opens up more than 17,000 hotspots, including Starbucks, to iPhone users to use for free on their iPhone, laptop or […]

AT&T Site Spills Secrets On 3G iPhone, Free WiFi Access

May 8th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone

Though we haven’t seen any official announcement from AT&T, its site is already touting 3G iPhone coverage and free wireless access at the company’s 17,000 hotspots. The AT&T site now touts 3G support for the iPhone: Data Access In order to use data such as email, Google Maps, YouTube videos and web browsing, AT&T recommends […]

Free WiFi For iPhones, Laptops

May 1st, 2008 | By | Category: General, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players

MacRumors reports that AT&T hotspots are now offering free Wi-Fi access to iPhone users. Barnes and Noble, Starbucks and presumably AT&T’s 71,000 other Wi-fi hotspot locations are now offering iPhone users a custom portal to access free Wi-Fi. A special iPhone formatted page asks for your mobile phone number. Once entered, you can access the […]

The iPhone Is Costing People Their Jobs

Jan 24th, 2008 | By | Category: iPhone

Last week, when Sprint announced that it was laying off 4,000 employees, we suggested that Apple’s iPhone was killing off those jobs. A lot of people took issue with the suggestion, saying that Sprint’s lousy customer service was to blame. Sprint’s customer service IS terrible. We used to be Sprint subscribers, and found that going […]

Did The iPhone Just Kill 4,000 Jobs?

Jan 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPhone

Sprint has announced that it will be cutting 4,000 jobs and closing 8 percent of its stores: The company said it would cut 125 stores and eliminate more than 4,000 sales outlets within retailers.¬† Sprint expects the measures to trim labor costs by an annual rate of $700 million to $800 million by the end […]