Enter Gogo's new workaround. Users aboard commercial flights with Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi access can download a companion app, which the company describes as an "extension" of the regular cellular network. This allows smartphone users to roam on the in-flight network as if they were connected to a land-based cell network. Gogo had been well aware for some time of the demand for that kind of service, product manager Tony LaMarca told CNET on the ground. "We tried to find something that worked, but there was nothing that was quite exactly what end users wanted," he said. "We looked at a number of solutions and started from scratch."The Text & Talk service currently works for Android devices and iPhones. The company is looking at supporting Windows Phone in the near future.
Brad Jaehn, Gogo's vice president of product, told CNET tht the service will launch on commercial flights in the first quarter of 2014, with the rest of this year spent on further development and testing, Pricing has yet to be announced, "We're still working call of duty symmetry series case for apple iphone 7 and 8 - orange/brown out the business model," Jaehn said, The company has more than 6,000 Gogo-equipped aircraft, from American Airlines, Delta, United, and Virgin America, Follow #gogocnet on Twitter for coverage from the aircraft as-it-happened, The in-flight service's latest trick lets you text and talk as though you were on the ground, CNET boarded Gogo's private jet to find out more..
Microsoft is now offering preorders of the Lumia 1520 via AT&T for the same $199 price tag with contract or $549 off contract. Customers can preorder the phone at Microsoft's Web site or at one of its retail outlets. The online preorder page shows only black, white, and red as the available colors. But Microsoft has a few perks up for grabs. People who preorder the Lumia 1520 through Microsoft before November 22 will get a $50 Microsoft Store app card, a free flip cover valued at $39.99, a $20 app card provided by Nokia, and a free download of "Halo: Spartan Assault" for Windows Phone. Those who buy the phone on or after November 22 will score all of those items except for the flip cover.
AT&T revealed last month that it will be the exclusive US carrier of the 1520, The Lumia 1520 sports a 6-inch 1080p HD display, transforming it from a phone into a phablet, A quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor provides the engine, while a 20-megapixel camera snaps the pictures, Microsoft jumped the gun earlier this week when it posted a preorder page for the Lumia 1520 promising a release date of November 15, The company was forced to pull down the page, explaining that "we're so excited with the upcoming arrival of the Lumia 1520 that call of duty symmetry series case for apple iphone 7 and 8 - orange/brown a product page went up prematurely last night on MicrosoftStore.com."Set to reach stores on November 22, the new phablet is selling for $199 with the usual two-year agreement, Yes, this time it's for real..
The Nokia Lumia 1520 is now officially available for preorder through both AT&T and Microsoft with a launch date of November 22. AT&T's preorder page shows the phone selling for $199 with the standard two-year contract, $584 with a month-to-month plan, or $27 per month for 20 months through the carrier's Next installment plan. The Lumia 1520 is available in red, black, white, and yellow. AT&T is also accepting preorders in-store and promises a ship date of November 19. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion.