In an age where all of the carriers are getting more competitive, some of them are resorting to pretty creative measures. AT&T launched Data Perks this morning, which is its new service that allows customers to complete partner offers, such as surveys, and rewards them by adding data to their AT&T plan. Partner offers ... Read More »
With shake-ups happening all over the wireless industry, Verizon recently got on board and revamped its plan set-up to simply be the Verizon Plan, which includes unlimited talk, text and a shareable amount of data for a set price depending on how ... Read More »
T-Mobile has garnered a reputation for standing out from the crowd in what it’s willing to do, and today it’s taking another interesting step. The company is now going after what it calls “network abusers,” which are T-Mobile users who are taking advantage of the company’s network and its unlimited 4G LTE data ... Read More »
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Verizon has a new offer to sweeten the deal for is prepaid customers. When Verizon prepaid customers sign up for monthly auto pay and make their first payment, they can get an extra 1GB of data each month. For example, if you normally get the $45/month plan that includes 1GB of data, signing ... Read More »
In a similar move, Verizon is extending an offer to new or existing customers on a More Everything plan that will net them 10GB for $80 or 15GB for $100. ... Read More »
Smartphones may be able to do pretty much anything, but cellular phones originated for a very specific purpose: mobile voice communication. That’s funny because it’s a huge weakness of every cellphone out there. No matter what network you’re on, call quality is pretty crap these days compared to a Skype chat on a subpar Internet connection.
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When T-Mobile’s Un-carrier 6.0 was announced, we were very pleased. Getting to stream music without impacting your data cap is a fantastic idea, especially since high quality music uses a lot of data. Those with capped data plans on T-Mobile will surely appreciate ... Read More »
Who loves more wireless data? I’m betting that most smartphone owners do, and today anyone that’s already on Straight Talk or is considering jumping to the prepaid provider are getting some good news on that subject.
Google strives to be as transparent as possible about government data requests. The company believes users deserve to know when a user has their data requested by the government and how often it happens to users in general. With this report for the year of 2013, we see that government data requests are increasing at ... Read More »
Anyone planning on buying the newly launched Galaxy Nexus from Sprint may want to hold off for a week or two. A handful of new Galaxy Nexus owners are reporting issues connecting to Sprint’s 3G network. From what we can tell, affected users are able to send and receive phone calls and text messages, ... Read More »