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 […]

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 […]

Carriers to Stop Charging for Premium Text Messaging

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Call them premium SMS content. Call them Spam. Whatever you call them, they are annoying and can cost you money. Today though brings a change that will alleviate customers from being charged for this sort of Spam or Premium SMS content. Led by Vermont Attorney General, William Sorrell, 44 states attorneys general pushed an anti-spam […]

AT&T Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 Update Rolling Out Now

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The AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, which missed its presumed release date earlier this month, is rolling out today bringing Galaxy Gear support, Samsung KNOX and other enhancements to Galaxy S3 owners. Several weeks ago, a leaked schedule suggested that the Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 update would hit the Sprint and […]

Carrier Politics Keep Samsung Phones at High Risk for Theft

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Despite the best efforts of lawmakers in San Francisco and New York to get a “kill switch” implemented on smartphones to help reduce and curb the theft of high-end smartphones, politics from the carriers are preventing such an effort from happening for Samsung. A kill switch would make it hard, if not impossible, to restore, […]

AT&T Brings Destination Experience Concept to Life at Retail Stores

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As the future of technology is becoming even more interconnected and complicated, AT&T is trying to stay true to its Beck Bennet-led ‘it’s not complicated’ commercial tagline by showing customers how different pieces of technology work together to simplify your life. The carrier had earlier this year remodeled its flagship Michigan Avenue store in Chicago, […]

The 5 Best AT&T Smartphones [November, 2013]

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We’re getting close to the end of the year which means that we’re getting close to the start of the holiday shopping season. For many, it has already begun. Many shoppers are going to be in the hunt for a new smartphone, either for themselves or for a loved one, and in particular, many of […]

AT&T Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Update Halted

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The AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update, which began rolling out last week, has reportedly been halted while AT&T looks into some issues that are apparently on board the software. Last week, right on cue, the AT&T Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update started rolling out to owners of the aging […]

AT&T: Nokia Lumia 2520 Tablet for $199, Plus Free Windows Phone

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Buyers of the  Nokia Lumia 2520, Nokia’s first ever tablet running Windows RT, won’t just get the device itself for $199.99. AT&T is also pairing the tablet with a user’s choice of a Nokia Lumia smartphone. AT&T announced availability and pricing for the tablet in a press release this morning. On November 22nd users can pick […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Review

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After having been available internationally for some time now, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom has finally found its way to U.S. soil on AT&T’s 4G LTE network. The device packs in a lot of camera and a lot of phone, and its placement in AT&T’s lineup will have the Galaxy S4 Zoom competing directly against […]

Military Discounts at AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon and Apple

Get 15% military discount for active duty, reserves and veterans from most wireless carriers and from Apple.

Many stores and restaurants offer Veteran’s Day discounts to active and retired military members, but cell phone carriers and tech companies like Apple offer year round Military discounts on cell phone service, accessories and new Apple computers. Veteran and Military discounts at cell phone carriers are fairly common, especially among the big names in wireless […]

Let There Be WiFi: AT&T Lights Up Colleges with Broadband

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Though UC Berkeley’s college motto may be “let there be light,” a nod to the knowledge that’s both instilled and created through research on campus, that spread of “light” is aided by AT&T’s broadband and mobile broadband networks. In a partnership with the University of California, Berkeley, telecom giant AT&T is providing the school with enhanced […]

Nexus 5 Carrier Comparison: From $30 a Month to No Contract LTE

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The Nexus 5 is an affordable flagship smartphone that outshines most $300 and $400 smartphones on the market, and it works on a wide variety of networks including pre-paid plans as low as $30 a month and no contract LTE connectivity. There is no Verizon Nexus 5 support, but it will run on AT&T, Sprint, […]

Nokia Lumia 1520 Gets Release Date on AT&T

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After having been announced late last month at Nokia World, the Windows Phone 8-powered Lumia 1520 flagship phablet is finally getting a launch date in the U.S. with exclusive carrier AT&T. The device will become available to buy, as revealed by the Microsoft Store preorder page, starting on November 15th for $199 on contract or […]

Verizon vs. AT&T 4G LTE Speedtest (Video)

Check out the speedtest of Verizon v.s AT&T 4G LTE on the Note 3 and the iPhone 5s.

Shoppers in the midwest have two real options when comparing cell phone carriers if 4G LTE is important, which leads many to compare Verizon vs. AT&T in a variety of areas from coverage and customer service to phone selection and network speeds. Thankfully AT&T and Verizon now carry many of the same smartphones and tablets […]