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Google Planned to Subsidize $10 Unlimited Data Plans Google Planned to Subsidize $10 Unlimited Data Plans

A lot of interesting information is coming out of the lawsuit over java between Google and Oracle. Today, a document surfaced showing that Google had planned to subsidize $10 data plans for Android phone adopters. The sighting was made by …

Chrome OS Will Get Google Drive Integration Chrome OS Will Get Google Drive Integration

Yesterday Google launched its new Google Docs replacement/Dropbox competitor Google Drive. The new service retains all the functionality of Google Docs, while also allowing users to store files of any kind. They even promise that eventually users will be able …

AT&T, Verizon, T-mobile, and Sprint Scored on Speed AT&T, Verizon, T-mobile, and Sprint Scored on Speed
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Wireless carriers make all sorts of claims when trying to sell data plans to smartphone users. It can be hard to sort out which carriers advertise their 3G and 4G networks as the fastest, most reliable, and most widespread. To …

FCC Demands $819,000 From T-Mobile [UPDATED] FCC Demands $819,000 From T-Mobile [UPDATED]

UPDATE: T-Mobile has responded to the FCC’s notice. Here’s what they had to say: T-Mobile USA is committed to providing high-quality products and services to all of its customers, including a broad selection of handsets that are hearing aid compatible. …

AT&T, Others Designing Database to Disable Stolen Phones AT&T, Others Designing Database to Disable Stolen Phones

It’s become somewhat common knowledge that most all mobile devices can be tracked, leading to situations where police are kicking down the wrong doors while tracing stolen iPhones, or situations where Twitter feeds can help prompt the triangulation of the …

AT&T Slams Feds Using T-Mobile Layoffs AT&T Slams Feds Using T-Mobile Layoffs

In a statement from Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior EVP of External and Legislative Affairs, posted on AT&T’s policy blog this morning, the company slams the FCC by seemingly mocking T-mobile, who is in the process of laying off 1900 call …

T-Mobile Officially Discontinues Sidekick 4G T-Mobile Officially Discontinues Sidekick 4G

T-Mobile has officially discontinued its Sidekick 4G, the Samsung SGH-T839. Upon its debut last April, the Sidekick 4G was more than a mere re-imagining of the aging T-Mobile brand – some said it was one of the best mid-range Android …

Audi A8: 2012 Connected Car of the Year Audi A8: 2012 Connected Car of the Year

Audi A8 recently was honored in the first annual Connected World Connected Car of the Year awards, which spotlights vehicles with technology that strikes the right balance between safety, convenience, and infotainment. Chosen by the editorial team at Connected World …

T-Mobile Introduces FamilyWhere Check-In T-Mobile Introduces FamilyWhere Check-In
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T-Mobile has just unveiled its FamilyWhere Check-In app, a free feature of the FamilyWhere service. The FamilyWhere service is exclusive to T-Mobile customers, and can be downloaded from the Android Market. According to Comscore, last March over 16 million U.S. …

iPhone Sales Hurt By Lack Of Carrier Subsidies iPhone Sales Hurt By Lack Of Carrier Subsidies
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Anyone who has ever tried to buy a contract-free iPhone has first-hand experience with how heavily Apple relies on carrier subsidies to sell its phones. The price difference, usually in the neighborhood of several hundred dollars, is made up for …

T-Mobile Loses 800K Customers, Blames Lack of iPhone T-Mobile Loses 800K Customers, Blames Lack of iPhone

2011 was an interesting year for T-Mobile, mostly due to the AT&T merger drama whose slow death was finalized in December when AT&T officially pulled the plug on the deal. After the FCC and DOJ voiced their disapproval, the deal …

T-Mobile, MetroPCS Want the FCC To Stop Verizon’s Spectrum Grab T-Mobile, MetroPCS Want the FCC To Stop Verizon’s Spectrum Grab

Verizon Wireless has ideas of securing a big chunk of the unused wireless spectrum by purchasing it from companies like Time Warner, Bright House Networks, and Cox Communications. Such an agreement would give Verizon Wireless increased access and control over …

All 4G Smartphones Free At T-Mobile For One-Day Valentine’s Sale All 4G Smartphones Free At T-Mobile For One-Day Valentine’s Sale
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Looking for a gift for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Are they on a diet or allergic to roses? T-Mobile thinks that nothing says I love you like a new phone. This Saturday, February 11th, for one day only, T-Mobile …

Peek Ending US T-Mobile Service For Twitter & Email Handsets Peek Ending US T-Mobile Service For Twitter & Email Handsets

Did you ever use a Peek, the dedicated email and Twitter machines that launched two years ago? Are you still using one? You may want to sit down for this news then. Engadget is reporting that users of the handsets …

Over A Third Of iPhone Buyers Switched From Android, BlackBerry Over A Third Of iPhone Buyers Switched From Android, BlackBerry

The iPhone 4S launch in October was met with high level of demand that has become customary for the launch of new Apple products. Of course, not all of those people lining up for new iPhones are current iPhone users, …

What Happens to AT&T and T-Mobile Now? Congressman Boucher Weighs In What Happens to AT&T and T-Mobile Now? Congressman Boucher Weighs In
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Last month, AT&T withdrew its bid to purchase T-Mobile USA from Duetsche Telekom after a lot of criticism, especially from the Department of Justice and the FCC. The merger did receive a lot of support, but criticism proved to be louder.

Carrier IQ To Be Removed From Sprint Phones This Month Carrier IQ To Be Removed From Sprint Phones This Month
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Carrier IQ is back in the news today with reports that Sprint and HTC are planning to remove the software from their phones. Firmware updates will begin rolling out this month that will remove the software from Sprint’s Android-based phones. …

CES 2012: iPhone Finally Coming to T-Mobile? CES 2012: iPhone Finally Coming to T-Mobile?
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With the launch of the iPhone on Sprint last year, every major carrier in the country offered Apple’s flagship device. Except one. T-Mobile has been left to twist in the wind for years now. Though rumors of a T-Mobile iPhone …

T-Mobile Plans To Keep Doing What They’re Doing T-Mobile Plans To Keep Doing What They’re Doing

After the saga of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger worked out like a bowling ball in a wet paper bag, it’s been kind of easy to forget that AT&T wasn’t the only active participant in this ordeal. T-Mobile has thoughts and feelings, …

Verizon Runs Afoul With DoJ Verizon Runs Afoul With DoJ

Just as the AT&T/T-Mobile saga was waddling off into the sunset, Verizon has captured the briefly unoccupied attention of the U.S. Department of Justice due to their deal to purchase wireless spectrum from cable operators. Verizon has been a busy …

The AT&T/T-Mobile Fail’s Silver Lining (Possibly) The AT&T/T-Mobile Fail’s Silver Lining (Possibly)
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In light of the implosion of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger, everybody’s kinda standing around scratching their heads and deciding what to do next. According to Reuters, at least one entity involved in the wireless industry may benefit from the fallout: network …