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AT&T is the first carrier to confirm it will sell the world’s sexiest new Android watch

by Gizmoration March 1, 2015
Smartwatch fans have precious few choices when it comes to devices that don’t look like a terrible cross between a Swatch watch and a Casio wrist calculator. Beginning soon, however, that is going to change. Apple is expected to announce Apple Watch launch details during its event on March 9th, and the device will begin [...]

AT&T is the first carrier to confirm in will sell the world’s sexiest new Android watch

by Gizmoration March 1, 2015
Smartwatch fans have precious few choices when it comes to devices that don’t look like a terrible cross between a Swatch watch and a Casio wrist calculator. Beginning soon, however, that is going to change. Apple is expected to announce Apple Watch launch details during its event on March 9th, and the device will begin [...]

Updated: Android Lollipop lands on 2014 Moto X at Verizon and AT&T

by Gizmoration February 25, 2015
Update 2/25: AT&T’s version of the second-gen Moto X has now received its Android 5.0 Lollipop as well. The news comes via a tip to Phone Arena, followed by reader reports of the update arriving. Android Lollipop should roll out gradually to AT&T’s 2014 Moto X via a big 650MB update, so watch out for [...]

Galaxy S6: AT&T and Sprint teasers go up as Samsung intensifies marketing push

by Gizmoration February 24, 2015
Soon after T-Mobile published its Galaxy S6 registration page on its website, including an official press render showing the profile of the Galaxy S6 Edge model, both AT&T and Sprint put up similar pages, each having the same image customized in their respective colors. At this point, it’s more than clear that Samsung plans to [...]

Google Wallet declares war on Apple Pay — AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile join fight

by Gizmoration February 23, 2015
Google Wallet far predates Apple Pay, but even with the head start, the Android-owner has failed to impact the mobile-payment market. Meanwhile, the fruit-logo company has made a serious dent, gaining the support of many partners. Even in popular culture, Apple Pay is featured in many TV commercials, while the average consumer probably has no [...]

AT&T charges $29 more for gigabit fiber that doesn’t watch your Web browsing

by Gizmoration February 17, 2015
AT&T’s gigabit fiber-to-the-home service has just arrived in Kansas City, and the price is the same as Google Fiber—if you let AT&T track your Web browsing history. Just as it did when launching its “GigaPower” service in Austin, Texas in late 2013, AT&T offers different prices based on how jealously users guard their privacy. AT&T’s [...]

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FCC Filing Shows That Sprint is A Supporter of Net Neutrality

by Gizmoration January 17, 2015
Supporters of net neutrality got a boost from an unlikely source on Friday as telecom giant Sprint stated in a letter to the FCC that it would support so-called “Title II” regulation, which is the only legal tool that the agency can use to ensure internet providers can’t favor some websites over others. “So long as the FCC [...]
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Facebook Reportedly Buys 100 Patents to Spur Virtual Reality

by RJ Kon September 3, 2014
Google has been getting all the headlines these days over initiatives of incredible tech like self-driving cars, Project Wing drones for delivering packages. But now the social network giant Facebook has also marching towards the development of new technology. Facebook has acquired at least 100 patents from other companies relating to fields like virtual reality, [...]
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KILL SWITCH 2015: The Remote Disabling of Smartphones

by Ranjan Yadavon August 12, 2014
“Kill Switch”, meant to remotely disabling smartphones and wiping their data is set to be a standard in 2015 in the US. This kill switch enabling pledge is supported by mobile world’s major market players like Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft. The major cellular carriers in the US viz. AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S. Cellular, have also signed to this voluntary [...]

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Walmart lowers prices for iPhone 5C and 5S: $29 and $99

by Matthew Lucason June 27, 2014
Walmart is lowering the price of the iPhone 5s and 5c beginning Friday, 9 a.m. “local time.”. The retailer says that the price drop is permanent, and the offer is only available in stores. It’s not available online. With a two-year contract on AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint, the 16GB iPhone 5c will be available for just $29 (down from $49) [...]
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Verizon Phone Plans: More Data, Cheaper and Global Texting

by Nick Adamson February 15, 2014
The Verizon phone plans are changing. The company hatched its latest scheme to win customers in the mobile service battle Thursday, boosting data allowances, storage and messaging ability, and offering a discount for some plans. The “More Everything” Verizon phone plans, which leaked to the internet, are similar to the company’s existing Share Everything plans, but with higher [...]

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Aio, AT&T’s New Solution To Pre-Paid

by Chris Murphyon June 7, 2013
AT&T is jumping into the no-contract game with their Aio prepaid plan. Cost should range from $40-$70 month, common levels for prepaid mobile plans. Their flagship product offering is the Nokia Lumia 620. This isn’t new. Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Ultra Mobile have done the same. Every Aio plan, available exclusively in Houston, Orlando [...]
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Dish Network Fighting Softbank Over Sprint

by Nick Adamson April 16, 2013
Dish Network has announced that it wants to buy Sprint Nextel for about $25.5 billion giving shareholders $17.3 billion in cash and $8.2 billion in stock… this would amount to about $7 per share. The $7 dollars per share would amount to $4.76 in cash and 0.05953 DISH shares for each Sprint share held. Dish Network [...]

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HTC First Features Facebook Home, Exclusively on AT&T for $99

by Eric Brownon April 6, 2013
The Facebook Phone is finally here. Under the name HTC First, the smartphone will run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and will have more Facebook influence than other smartphones due to the new Facebook Home feature, which basically integrates the social network service deeper into the operating system. See also Barack Obama Unveils $100M BRAIN Project To [...]
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Want to Invest? Put Your Money on Verizon

by Chris Murphyon March 28, 2013
Looking to invest in telecommunications? Check out Verizon, dividend yield of 4.65%, massive revenue generating capacity and strong cash flows make the stock a hit among income investors, having jumped 22% over the past year. Source, Seeking Alpha. See also AT&T Versus Big Red: The Battle Of Mobile Coverage As of today, March 28, the stock [...]

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HTC One Specs, Design, Features and Price

by Eric Brownon March 22, 2013
The Taiwanese mobile manufacturer’s new high-end smartphone features a stunning and modern design, a large screen and a powerful camera. The HTC One specs are quite impressive and at a first look it seems a great smartphone. HTC One has a rectangular design, with aluminum insertions, it is very thin and weights 143 g. When [...]
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Apple is Penetrating China’s Smartphone Market

by Chris Murphyon March 21, 2013
Apple was predicted to have a 20% penetration of the Chinese smartphone market, in a Morgan Stanley report released January, 30th, 2013. Anticipating a $6.50 per share increase to the stock. At the time, a healthy $457.00, it rose to a high of $479.51 on February 12th, then dipped to a low of $428.44 on [...]
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Update! Unprotected Cex is Still Broadcasting

by Chris Murphyon March 20, 2013
Unprotected Cex is still broadcasting it’s love as far as it will go. Also see Ding, Ding! Stocks Are In! The Wireless Coverage Battle Continues I conducted an informal, walking survey of the Western Addition, NOPA, Fillmore, Divisadero, Castro, Ashbury Heights, SOMA, Mid-Town, Tenderloin, Van Ness, the Mission, and lastly the Upper Haight. The only place [...]

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Ding, Ding! Stocks Are In! The Wireless Coverage Battle Continues

by Chris Murphyon March 19, 2013
Closing stock of Verizon on 3/18, $48.75. AT&T, $36.15. The battle for supremacy in wireless coverage continues between these two carriers who control 70% of the cell market in the U.S. Also see AT&T Versus Big Red: The Battle Of Mobile Coverage According to stocks market guide, Seeking Alpha, great app by the way, Q3 2012 [...]
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AT&T Versus Big Red: The Battle Of Mobile Coverage

by Chris Murphyon March 18, 2013
AT&T and Verizon really have something to duke out now. According to a Rootmetrics report by Patrick Linder, released March 11, 2013 named LTE Performance Review, AT&T now has the fastest, pure 4G LTE download speed. 18.6 Mbps. Outpacing Verizon at 14.3 Mbps. But, the report states, AT&T is second in network connectivity to Verizon, [...]

 
 
 
 

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