In an “honesty is the best policy” sort-of compliance move, Verizon Wireless has plans to include stickers alerting customers of devices that constantly track a user’s location. As has been recently discovered then officially revealed by Apple, the iPhone would be included in the collection of devices since it does
AT&T announced today that they intend to begin offering the 3G MicroCell nationally starting mid April. If you missed our previous articles about the MicroCell, the device is designed to create a sort of personal cell tower in your home, allowing you to finally make calls on your iPhone if you live in an area where cell reception is poor. There is a one-time cost of $150 and no monthly fees, although for an additional $20 per month users can make unlimited phone calls using the MicroCell without using any of their phone's voice plan minutes. There are two rebates available to bring down the cost of the MicroCell. Customers who opt for the additional monthly calling plan will receive a $100 rebate on the purchase of the MicroCell, and new subscribers to AT&T's broadband service (DSL or U-Verse 1.5MB or higher) can receive a $50 rebate.
Along with confirming AT&T's plans for iPhone tethering in the future at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday, AT&T's Ralph de la Vega also shared his dream of what he thinks the iPhone could eventually grow up to be. When asked where he though the iPhone would be like in the future, he offered up a long list of pretty fantastic ideas.