FCC Asks AT&T to Clarify How T-Mobile Merger Will Create Jobs

If you have not already heard, AT&T is trying its darnedest to push through their acquisition of T-Mobile. They have been met with plenty of support and a fair share of obstacles. However, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has still not made a decision on approving or stopping the deal.

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The TekGoblin Podcast Episode 8 – A Jobless Keynote

The TekGoblin Podcast Episode 08 – (Recorded on 10.04.2011)
Today the TekGoblin Podcast includes myself, Solomon Massele, (Contributing Senior Editor),  and Andrew Wilson (Associate Editor). We wanted to recap some of the things that were discussed during the Apple “Let’s Talk iPhone” Keynote earlier today.

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AT&T Not Allowing Early Upgrade to iPhone 4s

Bad news for early adopters of the iPhone 4 on AT&T. I just checked my early upgrade eligibility on the Apple website for my AT&T account and it states that I cannot upgrade to the iPhone 4s at a discount till November 25th 2011.

Even though, last year AT&T had allowed users with current iPhones to upgrade early to the iPhone 4, it looks like this year they may not be allowing it. If the carriers do not allow users with iPhone 4’s that got them at release to update to the 4s at a discount, Apple’s iPhone 4s sales will undoubtedly suffer.

I have emailed AT&T PR for a response, I will let you know if they update me but don’t get your hopes up yet.

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Pricing and Release Date for iPhone 4s Announced

Yes folks, the new iPhone announcement has come to a close, and with it a slew of new information and excitement. Here is the pricing range for the new iPhone 4s and its predecessors.

  • 16GB – $199
  • 32GB – $299
  • 64GB – $399
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Security Flaw Found On AT&T Samsung Galaxy S II

Yesterday, Boy Genius Report discovered a major security flaw with the security lock feature on the AT&T branded version of the Samsung Galaxy S II. The “simple pin” or “swipe unlock pattern” options on the device both allow anyone to bypass those lock features using a simple workaround. Both these features would normally lock people out of an Android device unless they knew the exact password or unlock pattern

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