AT&T HTC One X Android 4.2 Update Release Should Come Tomorrow

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HTC says that the long awaited AT&T HTC One X Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update with Sense 5 should land tomorrow now that the update has received technical approval. Many weeks ago, HTC started rolling out Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5 for the HTC One X. The update, one of the biggest to […]

Refurbished iPhone 5s & iPhone 5c Arrive With Discounts

AT&T offers a refurbished iPhone 5s in every color and size, for $100 less than new.

AT&T is selling the refurbished iPhone 5s for $100 off and the refurbished iPhone 5c for $75 off, marking the arrival of some of the best iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c deals around. The refurbished iPhone 5s models are available in every color and size that Apple offers on new iPhone 5s, while the refurbished iPhone […]

ISIS iPhone Case Adds NFC & Mobile Payments to iPhone

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AT&T and its partners haven’t yet managed to convince large swaths of users to pay for everyday items with their Isis mobile payment system, but it looks like it’s going to give up easily. After formally launching the NFC-based payment method last November, it seems the Isis group is going to try getting iPhone buyers […]

AT&T Offering Early Upgrades for Contract Subscribers

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In an effort to get more customers onto its Next program, AT&T is offering current contract subscribers the opportunity to upgrade their phone for $0 down on AT&T Next. However, customers must be at least six months into their current contract in order to take advantage of the deal. AT&T Next launched last summer, and […]

5 Best AT&T Smartphones [January, 2014]

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Those looking for a new AT&T smartphone during the month of January aren’t going to find anything new. Instead the carrier is going to rely on, at least for the first month of the year, on its big name devices from 2013. Fortunately for those in the hunt for a device, that isn’t such a […]

AT&T One X Android 4.2 Update Release Date Gets Specific

The HTC One X on AT&T should get Android 4.2 and Sense 5.

HTC says that the long awaited AT&T One X Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update with Sense 5, an update that figures to be the last major update for AT&T’s former flagship, is currently slated to roll out sometime next week and that the company will make that date concrete once it receives technical acceptance. Many […]

FCC Has Eyes on AT&T Sponsored Data

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When we posted about AT&T’s CES 2014 announcement regarding its Sponsored Data plans we mentioned that the Net Neutrality advocates would probably be raising a few eyebrows. As it turns out the Net Neutrality advocates aren’t the only ones keeping a sharp eye and a keen focus on AT&T’s Sponsored Data efforts. At CES 2014 FCC […]

Audi A3 Speeds Through Wireless Autobahn With AT&T 4G LTE Connectivity

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After General Motors announced a partnership that brought AT&T’s fast mobile broadband to the car last CES, this year Audi is following the lead of its American rival in partnering with the Rethink Possible carrier in bringing 4G LTE to the car. Audi is bringing 4G LTE connectivity to the new A3 sedan. “With the […]

With New AT&T Drive Studio Labs, Your Car May Become a Smartphone on Wheels

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At the Consumer Electronics Show and at its own Developer Summit, wireless carrier AT&T is renewing its commitment to expanding wireless connectivity into the car. The Rethink Possible carrier had announced that it is opening a lab for connected car called AT&T Drive Studio in Atlanta, Georgia as a hub for bringing a better driving […]

AT&T One X & One X+ Android 4.2 Updates Lagging, Still Coming

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HTC has partially outlined its plans for the still missing AT&T HTC One X and HTC One X+ Android 4.2 Jelly Bean updates, confirming that its still hoping to receive approval this month, something that would translate into release dates for both. Last year, HTC began rolling out the HTC One X and HTC One […]

AT&T Sponsored Data Lets Content Providers Pay for your Data

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AT&T is announcing a new move into who pays for your mobile bandwidth consumption. Called Sponsored Data, AT&T will allow companies to pay for the bandwidth of content that you may wish to view on your mobile device. Essentially, it is like the Toll Free numbers we all know. The idea here is to move […]

AT&T Sponsored Data Plans Bring Toll-Free Mobile Broadband

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AT&T is making data plans a little bit easier to swallow. With a new sponsored data feature, the carrier says it’s like an 800 number for data plans where companies can sponsor data traffic from specific apps or services. This would allow companies like Facebook or e-commerce sites like Amazon, for example, to sponsor any […]

T-Mobile to Acquire Unused Verizon Spectrum

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T-Mobile, the carrier that likes to keep everyone guessing these days, will be purchasing an unused block of 700 MHz A-block spectrum from Verizon for roughly $3 billion dollars. T-Mobile has been making progress and upsetting some pricing apple carts with its aggressive “Un-carrier” strategy, but still lags behind AT&T and Verizon when it comes to […]

AT&T Giving T-Mobile Customers Up to $450 to Switch (Update)

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It seems AT&T is tired of T-Mobile’s new tactics to try and get mobile subscribers to switch over, so the carrier is implementing some new tactics themselves to try and fight back. Rumored earlier today and recently made official, AT&T is offering T-Mobile customers up to $450 if they switch over to Ma Bell. UPDATE: […]

AT&T to Try to Un-Carrier T-Mobile With Switching Credit

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T-Mobile stunned the wireless industry in 2013 with its un-carrier initiative, which included contract-free plans, non-subsidized phones in exchange for cheaper monthly rate plans, and affordable international roaming. It seems that T-Mobile’s progress may have struck a nerve with larger rival AT&T as the latter is rumored to offer a $200 credit for T-Mobile customers […]

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

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The Nokia Lumia 1520 is a significant phone for both Nokia and Microsoft. It’s the first Windows Phone 8 device to debut with a large 6-inch display, a first smartphone from the platform to sport a full HD 1080p display, and one that comes with one of the wold’s most powerful processors in the form […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Testing Reported as Carrier Preps for Release

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumored for an early 2014 release that will likely start with AT&T, and a new rumor suggests AT&T is internally testing a device with the Galaxy S5 code name. AT&T and Samsung are longtime allies and multiple rumors suggested AT&T executives received early access to the Samsung Galaxy S4 and […]

Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3 Update Almost Complete in U.S.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update roll out is nearly complete in the United States as the AT&T Galaxy Note 2 has finally received word that it will officially be getting the upgrade to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean today, an update that comes several weeks after other carriers in the United […]

US Carriers Relent and Agree to Cell Phone Unlocking

AT&T to Start Unlocking Off-Contract iPhones on April 8th

It took the threat of government regulation from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to bring this about but the major US carriers have relented and have agreed to six principals that will make it easier for customers to unlock their phones and be informed about how they can go about doing so. The five US […]