Bloomberg earlier reported Google's milestone. The search and software giant says it has hit the new milestone for programs available for Android. By comparison, Microsoft has 120,000. The number of apps available for Android now totals about 700,000, a Google spokesman confirmed to CNET. That's up from the 675,000the company said it had a month ago. And it equals the figure Apple most recently touted. The Cupertino, Calif., company first revealed it had about 700,000 apps available in its store last month, and Apple reiterated that amount during the iPad Mini launch last week.
All four of the major cell phone companies said subscribers in patches of their territories hit by the hurricane have been experiencing outages, In New York City, residents in downtown Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn and Queens complained that AT&T's wireless service was unavailable, Meanwhile, customers further uptown had service continuously, AT&T confirmed that there were outages in some areas, And the company said it is working to assess the damage and fix the affected areas, "As we continue to closely monitor our wireline and wireless networks for service disruptions, we are experiencing some issues in areas heavily impacted by the storm," the company said in a statement, "We are in the initial stages of performing an on-the-ground assessment of our network for damage and crews will be working around the clock to restore service, We are deploying personnel and equipment as soon as it is safe to do so."Sprint also acknowledged that there were disruptions due to Sandy in states hit by the hurricane, And the company pointed out that there was particular damage in the New York tri-state area as well as in survivor extreme case for apple iphone x/xs - black/translucent the Washington, D.C., metro area, Pennsylvania, and parts of New England..
Sprint provided some detail as to what may be causing the outages. The company said in a statement that in some cases where there was power loss and/or flooding, cell site backhaul connections were lost. Some damage was caused by damaging debris. "Weather and safety conditions are still dire in some areas, but our technicians are assessing the damage and servicing sites as they become known to us and as the areas are deemed safe to enter."T-Mobile also acknowledged disruptions and blamed outages on high winds and weather conditions.
"Due to the impacts of Sandy, T-Mobile customers may be experiencing service disruptions or an inability to access service in some areas, especially those that were hardest hit by the storm," the company said in a statement, "T-Mobile rapid response engineering teams are assessing the situation and we are moving as quickly as possible."Verizon Wireless declined to comment and said it was survivor extreme case for apple iphone x/xs - black/translucent still evaluating the damage, None of the carriers were able to offer any information about how many customers have been affected by the outages..
But wireless service customers weren't the only ones to experience service disruptions following the storm. Verizon Communications reported this morning that its Fios voice, video, and Internet customers as well as some traditional voice and DSL Internet customers in the New York City area experienced outages due to flooding at several Verizon central offices in lower Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island City. The company said that two switching centers have been most affected with power failures. Back-up power has also been affected, the company said in a statement. The sites were on battery power, but because power was running out there, the company was forced to shut down power at some of these sites.