AT&T has announced Stream Saver, a new feature that will allow users to conserve data by lowering HD video to 480p standard resolution when streaming over data rather than Wi-Fi. Stream Saver will begin rolling out in early 2017, and users will receive a notification when it’s available with directions on to how enable and ... Read More »
AT&T GoPhone has announced that it’s ringing in the holiday season with increases in data allotments for the company’s two most popular plans. Customers who renew the $45/month plan will receive a 25% boost in data, moving to 4GB of high-speed data. Customers who renew the $60/month plan will also receive a 25% increase, ... Read More »
If you don’t have unlimited data and you suddenly need to use a large amount of it, the overage fees can hurt. The cost per gigabyte over your limit can be very high. Verizon has introduced a new service called PopData which solves this issue in a surprisingly reasonable way.
PopData offers you unlimited 4G LTE ... Read More »
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Some people are getting a new prompt when trying to download an app in the Play Store over mobile data. The prompt offers to delay the app download until you’re on WiFi. Before, you’d be prompted to connect to WiFi or cancel the download. When you connect to Wi-Fi, the download will automatically begin.
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When a person switches from iOS to Android, they probably want to take all of their information with them. Investing in an ecosystem makes it tough to switch, but many companies have made this easier. Motorola, HTC, and other phone makers have added iOS import options to the setup screen for years.
Now it’s Google’s ... Read More »
FreedomPop is known for offering extremely limited but free cell service for those who don’t use their phones much. You can’t argue with free! Today the company unveiled a new plan, and it’s far more useful than the previous ones.
The new plan offers 200MB of data and 100 minutes of calls for free. This is less ... Read More »
Verizon is running a new promotion offering two gigabytes of free data for users of Android Pay. While 2GB doesn’t seem like much, and it’s only good for two billing cycles (and let’s be fair, it’ll likely be used up by then), it’s free!
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In today’s age of wanting instant access to everything, webpages that load slowly can be a real drag. In fact, people tend to leave sites that haven’t loaded in less than three seconds. Google is aiming to fix this with the Accelerated Mobile Pages Project.
AMP is an initiative to make fast ... Read More »
The carriers love to battle it out, with each operator aiming to offer more value to customers than the others. Sprint and T-Mobile have put on the biggest show, but today, Sprint is taking Verizon head-on and offering a nearly identical plan structure, with a key difference: Sprint is offering twice the data for ... Read More »
Data usage and, in particular, the effect of streaming on data usage, is a hot topic with carriers these days. T-Mobile kicked off the game with Music Freedom, which allowed music streaming without impacting your data allotment through a number ... Read More »