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One of the iPhone 5 features highlighted by Phil Schiller during yesterday’s introduction was wideband audio, which offers “crisper word clarity and more natural sounding speech” according to Apple’s press release . Schiller noted that the feature requires carrier support and that it would be supported by over 20 carriers on the iPhone 5 at launch, but did not specify which carriers those would be. Phone Scoop reported late yesterday that Sprint has confirmed it will not support wideband audio (frequently marketed as “HD Voice”) on the iPhone 5, and PCMag.com has a good overview of why none of the three major U.S
With Apple having prematurely confirmed the “iPhone 5″ name in search results on its website, users have been scrambling to try to find evidence of additional announcements today. Several other press release links have been found indicating that Apple will be releasing an updated version of iTunes, as well as new iPod touch and iPod nano models. One search pulls up results for both the iPhone 5 and new iTunes press releases, while a second search reveals a link to a “New iTunes” page on apple.com
Apple Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering Bob Mansfield is retiring, according to an Apple press release . He joined Apple in 1999
Last week, e27 reported that Apple had invited Asian music label representatives to a “launch event” scheduled for tomorrow in Hong Kong, with speculation centering around a launch for iTunes Store music offerings in a number of countries in the region.
Since taking the helm of department store chain J.C. Penney last November, former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson has rebuilt much of his new company’s executive team, in many cases bringing in associates he had worked with at Apple or in his earlier stint at Target
While Sprint is behind other major U.S. carriers Verizon and AT&T in its buildout of next-generation LTE networks, the carrier does appear to preparing to maintain one advantage of its offerings as it makes the transition by continuing to offer unlimited data even for LTE devices. The initial confirmation was picked up by TechHog , which noticed that the carrier was promoting LTE and unlimited data for the LG Viper, which is likely to be the first LTE device to launch on Sprint’s network. From Sprint’s LG Viper press release : “LG Viper pairs perfectly with our unlimited data plans to bring customers the benefit of new technology, including our upcoming 4G LTE capabilities at a great price,” said David Owens, vice president-Product Development, Sprint. Sprint representatives later confirmed to TechHog and Engadget that the carrier indeed plans to include LTE data in its unlimited “Everything” plans.
The outside of the box said "Windows base machine or better", so I bought a Mac.