Tag Archives: data

“Lack of data” is one reason Ad execs are frustrated with Apple’s iAd

Everyone remember’s iAd, right? Well, iAd, Apple’s advertising platform for iOS – and now iTunes Radio – hasn’t been doing too well. Apparently marketers and advertisers aren’t very happy with Apple’s position on sharing data with advertisers. Apple isn’t the only one, however, with Amazon also being thrown into the mix. AdAge reports that Apple and…

Chrome for iOS gets updated with reduce data usage feature and more

If you are an avid user of Google’s browser, then you are sure to be glad when you hear that it has been updated on iOS. That’s right, and in typical Google fashion the new build has been numbered 32.0.1700.20. With it comes a few new features as well as the usual bug fixes and improvements. In the new features department, it brings along the new “reduce…

iPhone 5s users reportedly use the most data

iPhone users love to use data, that is no question. iOS devices have been at the top of almost every mobile data usage chart released, and the report coming out today from JDSU is no different. According to the new information, the iPhone 5s comes in at using nearly 7x as much data as an iPhone 3G user (the control of the scale) in developed markets. In…

Snapchat adds privacy setting following username leak

Following the release of 4.6 million Snapchat usernames and linked telephone numbers onto the internet, Snapchat has added an opt-out security feature to its app to increase privacy. Now, Snapchat users have the option to opt out of linking their username to their phone number. By doing this, Snapchat is hoping to prevent the leaking of phone numbers…

Sprint announces its data pricing plans for iPad Air and iPad mini

With the iPad Air and iPad mini being announced yesterday, some carriers are beginning to announce how much it will cost to run a data-equipped version on their network. T-Mobile has announced that you will be able to get 200MB/month for free, and now Sprint is announcing its pricing schemes as well. Here is a chart of the prices: As you can see, it is…

New iPads coming with 200MB of free data from T-Mobile

Just last week, T-Mobile CEO John Legere tweeted that he was excited about Apple’s October 22nd event, and at the time, all signs pointed to T-Mobile getting the iPad. While that prediction was correct (no big surprise there), Legere kept the fun going today. Legere tweeted that he was excited that T-Mobile would be carrying the new iPads, and also…

Apple granted “on hold sharing” patent

Apple was granted a patent today that will allow users to share content while on hold with another contact. The patent, 8,494,123, is for an “on-hold visual menu from a user’s communication device,” meaning that a menu will allow users to share content such as photos, videos, and music with the person that is on hold, creating an easy way to send…

AT&T now allowing FaceTime over cellular

According to AppleInsider, AT&T has begun a nationwide rollout of allowing users to (finally) use FaceTime over its cellular network. The rollout allows users to use FaceTime on both LTE and HSPA+ networks, even for users that are still using the old unlimited plans. This new rollout by AT&T comes just a few weeks after the network promised…