Bible verses are a natural fit for the iPhone -- a compact, easily carried device that everyone already takes with them everywhere. Your iPhone is capable of storing large volumes of data, and it makes that data instantly accessible, whether you are at work, in bed, or somewhere in between. So what better medium could there be to provide you with an instant daily affirmation through a carefully selected bible verse? This is the promise of Your Daily Bible Verse Free, an app produced by Marc Moore to deliver one free verse to your device every day. The interface, layout, … Read more
Some AT&T U-verse customers are still without TV, Internet, or phone service after a days-long outage that knocked out access for hundreds of users throughout several Southern states.
"The issue impacting some U-verse subscribers has been tracked back to a software upgrade," the company wrote on its Facebook page earlier this afternoon. "We continue to work to determine when service will be completely restored. Our continued apologies for the inconvenience."
The outage began on Monday and was confirmed by AT&T on Tuesday. Hundreds of users have complained of no service on the … Read more
LAS VEGAS--AT&T today unveiled a new video-on-demand service for its U-Verse TV offering amid the rising threat of companies such as Netflix.
As more consumers consider dropping their cable TV in lieu of Web-based alternatives, including Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime, AT&T said today that it is offering the U-Verse Screen Pack for $5 a month, available only to its U-Verse customers. It will allow users to access a library of 1,500 movies from their TV, computer, or wireless devices.
AT&T today laid out a broad plan to upgrade both its wireline and wireless networks and keep its growth moving.
Project Velocity IP, or VIP, consists of an investment of $14 billion over the next three years -- $8 billion for wireless and $6 billion for wireline -- and is designed to expand the company's 4G LTE coverage on the wireless side and faster service, more fiber-optic lines, and expanded U-Verse availability on the landline side.
Project VIP is significant because it represents the first time in many years that AT&T has significantly ramped up … Read more
SAN DIEGO -- After several years of percolating, digital comics are about to go ka-boom with marketplace and reader app Comixology at the center of the explosion.
If you wanted to be glib about it, you could describe Comixology's strategy as "divide and conquer." The company has made a series of digital comics "gets" by creating book-specific apps to accompany a number of exclusive agreements to add books to its regular, unbranded Comixology app, that further cement it as the largest digital comics marketplace around.
"Comics stores are like vinyl [record] stores. It's … Read more
U.S. Cellular launched the Pantech Verse yesterday, a messaging phone with a vertical slide-up QWERTY keyboard.
Phone like the Verse may seem a dying breed when you consider all the smartphones making a splash at shows like CTIA and on store shelves, but there's an audience for those looking for simple and cheap.… Read more
AT&T's usage caps for its DSL and U-Verse broadband services start today.
The blog Broadband Reports, which first broke the news of the caps in March, is reporting that starting today customers throughout the country are now subject to the caps on AT&T's terrestrial broadband services. AT&T confirmed that the new caps have gone into effect throughout AT&T's broadband footprint.
Now AT&T DSL subscribers will be limited to 150 gigabytes of uploads and downloads per month for regular DSL customers and 250GB of broadband usage per month … Read more
The Bible can be a source of comfort and inspiration, and reading it periodically throughout the day is a great way for devout Christians to stay connected to their faith. Bible Verse Popup can make the Bible a part of your work day by displaying Bible verses periodically on your computer. We would have liked to see more features, but the program isn't bad if you're not too particular.
Bible Verse Popup's interface is plain and not particularly attractive. The Bible verses appear in a gray text box, and users can skip to the next or previous … Read more
Links from Tuesday's episode of Loaded:
Microsoft is said to be scrapping the Zune player, but not the Zune brand.
Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile follow AT&T's lead and drop some or all charges for calls and texts to Japanese, or connected to earthquake relief.
AT&T is about to set broadband data caps for U-verse customers.
Yahoo adds Facebook chat to its Yahoo Mail client.
AOL and T-Mobile launch Play by AOL Music for Android to stream music to your mobile phone.