The ZTE Peel Hits Sprint in November – Giving iPod Touch Cellular Data Capabilities

Sprint The ZTE Peel, a Sprint-branded iPod touch case that allows the device to have mobile hotspot functionality and EV-DO connectivity, is said to be hitting the Sprint stores November 14th. So far, there is no word on how much the Peel will cost however BG has stated that they just received word that “Sprint plans on charging $29.99 per month for 1 GB of data usage with no contract.”

Use Your iPhone on Sprint’s 4G Network

SprintSprint is now advertising their 4G mobile hotspot called “Overdrive” to iPhone users to increase their speeds of their iPhone. This device is pretty sweet but there are some limitations and costs. As a new customer it’s $99 plus The battery only lasts 3 hours. Sprint claims 4G speeds up to 10 times faster than today’s 3G from any other national wireless carrier but they are comparing 3G’s lowest speed of 600k to 4G’s fastest speed of 6Mbps. Also, the 3G connection is limited to 5GB per month where as their 4G is truly unlimited. Now, where do they have 4G? There’s a Map for that!


Here is a list current cities that have 4G coverage at the time of writing this article: Atlanta, Baltimore; Chicago; Dallas/Fort Worth; Las Vegas; Philadelphia; Portland, Ore.;San Antonio; Seattle; Abilene, Texas; Amarillo, Texas; Austin, Texas; Bellingham, Wash.; Boise, Idaho; Charlotte, N.C.; Corpus Christi, Texas; Greensboro, N.C. (along with High Point and Winston-Salem); Honolulu; Killeen/Temple, Texas; Lubbock, Texas; Maui, Hawaii; Midland/Odessa, Texas; Milledgeville, Ga.; Raleigh, N.C. (along with Cary, Chapel Hill and Durham); Salem, Ore.; Waco, Texas; Wichita Falls, Texas.

iPhone Coming to Sprint and Verizon?

Apple There are rumors that Apple has been in some negotiations with Verizon about bringing the iPhone to their network in 2009. 9to5Mac has a list of nine reasons on why this might just be true including recent job postings for EVDO and CDMA Engineers on Apple’s website. Check out the complete article HERE on