Galaxy Note fans get their choice of devices this year. You can pick the expected Galaxy Note 4 which improves in nearly every way over last year’s model or the Galaxy Note Edge with its unique touchscreen on the side of the handset.
A smaller take on Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S 4 will be hitting four US carriers in November.
U.S. Cellular on Monday unveiled new shared data plans, which also means the elimination of unlimited data for new users.
Rather than expanding further into the major metro markets, U.S. Cellular is retreating from them. It is selling a valuable chunk of 4G airwaves to T-Mobile, covering some big cities in the central U.S.
The carrier didn’t specify which Apple devices, but the iPhone seems a safe bet, in addition to possible LTE-capable iPads.
Sprint, which is in the process of getting majority owned by Softbank, has reached a deal with U.S. Cellular to buy up customers and spectrum in the midwest for $480 million.
U.S. Cellular has begun selling its first 4G device, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, across its coverage area, though LTE speeds will be limited initially to parts of six states. The data plans aren’t cheap, but it’s providing the first 4G option for many small towns.
Apple is trying to get the iPhone into the hands of as many compatible operators as possible, but U.S. Cellular finds the current iPhone lacking. If Apple were to add LTE, then the operator would be willing to give the smartphone a second look.
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While I do believe we’re closer to using our mobile phones to access the web much like we use our PCs, I still think the finish line is far off. There is simply too much variation in operating systems and end devices.