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

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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

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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 […]

AT&T Mobile Share Value Plans Launch with Low Off-Contract Pricing

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AT&T is launching what it’s calling Mobile Share Value plans on December 8, which aim to take on T-Mobile’s “uncarrier” initiative with lower-priced off-contract plans for those looking for such an option on a carrier with better coverage. The new plans are additions to AT&T’s current Mobile Share plans, which has customers share a pool of […]

AT&T Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Update Roll Out Restarts

Last week, AT&T and U.S. Cellular suspended their Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean updates at the behest of Samsung. The carriers weren’t clear on why the updates were suspended only that they were told that they needed to be. Fortunately, there is good news in the air, at least for AT&T Galaxy S4 […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Buyers Seeing Delays at Microsoft and AT&T Stores

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Users who were waiting for their pre-ordered Nokia Lumia 1520 to arrive received some pretty upsetting news last night. They’ll have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on Nokia’s first phablet-sized Windows Phone. Reports of delays first surfaced last night after WPCentral reported that members of its community had received notices from […]