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AT&T iPhone users see more than twice the dropped calls of Verizon iPhone

A recent ChangeWave report surveyed 4,068 wireless subscribers and revealed that AT&T iPhone users see more than double the amount of dropped calls compared to their Verizon iPhone peers. AT&T iPhone users reported that 4.8% of calls were unexpectedly dropped on the network, a far cry from Verizon at just 1.8% of calls. This lines up with a survey of overall cell phone customers that found 4.6% of AT&T subscribers and 1.4% of Verizon customers have reported dropped calls.

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Apple asks Toyota to pull Scion theme from Cydia

Apple has asked Toyota to pull the Scion theme that was released via Cydia as part of their recent advertising campaign. Modymyi, who hosts the theme for Toyota's marketing company, received the request to pull the theme:

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iQuickCall for iPhone makes calling, e-mailing, and texting even quicker [Jailbreak]

iQuickCall is a jailbreak tweak which allows you to use gestures to get to your favorite contacts. Do you live in a city where it is illegal to be on your mobile device while driving? iQuickCall makes it easy to get to that favorite contact with just a simple gesture!

Hit the jump to lean more about this great tweak!

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Apple to announce iPhone 5 at a separate event in June? [Crazy rumors]

Korean news site ETNews claims Apple will hold a second event in June, separate from WWDC, to announced iPhone 5, and then release it in the fourth week of June.

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New and updated iPhone and iPad apps for Tuesday, April 5

Every day, TiPb gets flooded with announcements for new and updated iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps and games. So every day we pick just a few of the most interesting, the most notable, and simply the most awesome to share with you!

  • Zapd: Create high quality, themed websites straight from your iPhone. [Free - iTunes link]

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US and international iPad 2 online shipping estimates drop to 2-3 weeks

Online shipping estimates for the iPad 2 have now dropped to 2-3 weeks. This comes just a few weeks after shipping estimates jumped to 3-4 weeks shortly after the iPad 2 became available in the US. The estimates reflect both US and international availability and go for all 18 models including the Verizon and AT&T 3G options.

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Facebook for iPhone updated

Facebook for iPhone has been updated with map view and event check-in.

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Toyota release official Jailbreak Theme

Toyota have released a jailbreak theme in Cydia to advertise their new 'Scion 2011' car range. The theme is available for free in Cydia, by searching for Scion 2011 Theme. The theme itself includes wallpapers of the 4 different models of Scion (tC, iQ, xB and xD) which you can choose for your homescreen or lockscreen, it also includes custom buttons and a custom slider.

Will you be downloading this theme? How many other major companies will follow suit, and start to advertise to the jailbreak community? And will Apple have any response to this, given advertising dollars are now on the line?


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Cablevision releases Optimum iPad app, all your cable TV available on the iPad

Cablevison has just launched its Optimum app for the iPad. What’s most interesting is that it can receive every channel you subscribe to with your current TV subscription; as well as control the DVR functionality of your set top box. In other words it makes your iPad into a fully functioning TV.

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AT&T increase iPhone early upgrade pricing?

Our sister site, Android Central has received a document showing that from April 3, AT&T will be increasing the early pricing for iPhone. There is no mention specifically of AT&T in the document however Android Central know their stuff and identified it via the abbreviations and wording used.

Looking at the screenshot, the price to get an early upgrade to any of the current iPhones will increase by $50. That means you’re looking at $299 for the 8GB iPhone 3GS, $449 for the 16GB iPhone 4 and $549 for the 32GB iPhone 4.

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