Month: July 2011

Holy Crap, I Actually Agree With Apple for Once

Portfolioso July 29, 2011 No Comments Computer/ Tech Related, Rants

Giz – When iOS 5 launches, Facetime calls over 3G will be possible. But according to 9to5mac’s sources, Verizon only wants 3G Facetime available to users who have tiered data plans, not unlimited ones. Apple doesn’t like this.

Fucking Verizon Wireless. First they kill off unlimited data. Now they want to cripple FaceTime (iOS’ streaming video) for people still on unlimited plans. Verizon has SOME nerve grandfathering people on unlimited data plans and then treating them like they suck and banning shit. Duh videochat is going to use more bandwidth. Why ban it? It’s because they want people to max out their bandwidth caps using it and pay ridiculous overage fees.

Well let me tell you something, Verizon. Ain’t getting your way against Apple. When Apple wants something, they get it. They have more cash that the entire US Government for Christ’s sake. Obviously, Apple is all about its iOS user community and it wouldn’t want some.

Who the hell is Verizon restricting which apps are allowed to stream video and to whom. Net neutrality, ya fuckers.

Side note – Verizon for landlines is still awesome with FiOS and no plans to cap data any time soon. It’s the assholes over at Verizon Wireless who suck.

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