Apple CEO Tim Cook called iOS 7 “the biggest change to iOS since the original iPhone.” It’s coming this fall. According to reports, it isn’t just a visual overhaul of Apple’s mobile operating system. It is almost a total rethink of the core paradigms of iOS. Read more. Grudi Associates can provide iPhones, Androids, BlackBerrys and other smartphones for your business. Want more information? email@example.com
Apple announced that Siri will have a male voice option this fall. The changes to Siri with its iOS 7 update were previewed at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. The new Siri design will also include a wavelength image at the bottom of the app when results are being processed. Several other changes will also be rolled out with the new version. Read more.
The recent revelation that Verizon had received a secret court order to hand over call records to the National Security Agency has dominated the news for the past few days. But that’s just the beginning. It has now been revealed that AT&T, Sprint and credit card companies have also received similar orders. Sources familiar with the NSA’s practices confirmed this latest round of revelations to the Wall Street Journal.
While there is significant debate about the order, it is important to know that the telecom companies have not been required to release the contents of the calls, according to reports. Only connection data was involved. Read more.
Verizon Wireless is paying the National Football League $1 billion to air more NFL games over its customers’ smartphones. This reflects changing viewing habits, consistently moving from television to smartphones, tablets and other screens. Read More.
Beginning on May 1, 2013, AT&T wireless customers will see a new 61-cent monthly administrative fee on their bills. The new Mobility Administrative Fee applies to consumer and Individual Responsibility User (IRU) lines. The fee appears with taxes and other surcharges at the bottom of a phone bill, beneath the service charges. In contrast, Verizon Wireless has lowered its administrative fee 9 cents or almost 10%. More information.