How to Get Free Data Added to Your Verizon Plan

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Verizon’s Smart Rewards program has recently added the ability to use your reward points for extra data on your More Everything plan. Here’s how to do it. If you haven’t heard of Verizon’s Smart Rewards program, it’s essentially the carrier’s own loyalty program of sorts, where you earn points for paying your bill, upgrading your […]

Act Now to Get Free Verizon Data Upgrades

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Verizon is yet again giving customers more bang for their buck as the mobile carrier is chopping $10 off on some of its More Everything data plans. The Big Red carrier announced today that subscribers will be able to get a better deal on their monthly data plans under More Everything, as it’s knocking off […]

How to Check Data Usage on Android

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These days our smartphones are getting bigger and more HD, and so is the content we view on them. If you’re like millions of Americans worried about your data usage, here’s how to check how much data you’re using, how close you are to your limit, as well as how to set limit reminders. The […]

AT&T Rollover Data Coming to Some Subscribers

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After T-Mobile announced rollover data for its customers, it looks like AT&T is doing the same, as the company has announced that some of its subscribers will be able to carry over unused data to the next month. This won’t actually go into effect until January 25, but for AT&T’s Mobile Share Value customers, they’ll […]

How to Check Verizon Data Usage on iPhone

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If you’re worried that you might go over your data allowance cap, here’s how to check how much data you’re using on your Verizon iPhone. The day of unlimited data plans are long gone, and most Verizon customers are now limited to plans with just a few gigabytes to play around with each month. With […]

Verizon Data Limits Increase to Compete with AT&T

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Over the weekend, Verizon upped its data limits for its More Everything plans, giving customers twice the data that they would usually pay for in an effort to compete with AT&T and its growing data limits. Verizon’s $80 More Everything plans received a bump up to 10GB, while its $100 More Everything plan now comes […]

How to Stop iPhone Apps from Using Mobile Data in iOS 8

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If your iPhone cellular plan uses a small monthly data allowance, you have to be rather careful about how you spend those megabytes each month. One thing to be aware of is that some iPhone apps can hog mobile data even when you’re not actively using them. Here’s how to disable that. A feature called […]

Verizon & Sprint Join AT&T with Double Data Promotions

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Carriers have had the tendency to follow each other like a little brother follows around his bigger brother, and Verizon and Sprint are doing exactly that with AT&T’s recent double data promotion. A couple of days ago, AT&T launched a new promotion that would give customers using higher-tier Mobile Share plans almost double the data […]

How to Use Less Android Data and Save Money

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If you spend most of your time out of the house and on your Android device, then chances are you use up a lot of data. That could be costing you in overage fees, but here’s how to use less data on your Android smartphone or tablet and save a lot money in the process. […]

How to Use Less iPhone Data and Save Money

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If you’re out and about most of the time, then chances are you use up a lot of data on your iPhone. That could be costing you in overage fees, but here’s how to use less data on your iPhone and save a lot money in the process. According to a survey of mobile data […]

How to Check Data Usage on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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Anyone who’s used a smartphone and subscribes to a limited wireless data plan fears going over their monthly allotment, especially if the person shares data with a family or group of friends. That makes monitoring the use of data important. Thankfully the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and some apps from the Google Play Store will help […]

How to Save Money and Use Less iPhone Data

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If you’re on the road a lot, chances are that you use up a lot of data, and that could be costing you overage fees if you’re not careful. According to a survey of mobile data consumption in 2013 conducted by JDSU, iPhone 5s users (and iPhone users in general) are using up the most data […]

Verizon’s New Plan Brings Free International Texting

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After T-Mobile’s launch of free global data roaming for international travelers, Verizon Wireless is responding to the UN-carrier initiative with its own domestic spin on things. Through a newly announced limited time promotion, Verizon Wireless is offering its new World Messaging Unlimited add-on that would make allow its U.S. subscribers to have discounted long distance […]

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 […]

How to Stop Apps from Using Mobile Data in iOS 7

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With the introduction of iOS 7 comes a heap of new features on top of the obvious new look of the user interface. iOS 7 gets rid of the bubbly and shiny UI of the previous iOS versions in favor of a flatter, more simple look with vibrant color palettes. However, iOS 7 also includes […]

Sprint Launches Three New Tri-Band LTE Modems

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Though Sprint’s LTE network hasn’t been the speediest so far in recent speedtests, that may change as the carrier is using all of its spectrum to increase capacity on 4G and deliver the best experience. Rather than locking LTE to a single band, like what many of its rivals are doing, Sprint will soon be […]

T-Mobile Bringing Speed Improvements This Year with LTE Advanced Features

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Though the nation’s fourth largest carrier had been late to the LTE game and is still building out its LTE network, customers in areas with LTE coverage can expect major speed improvements later this year. At Light Reading‘s Backhaul Strategies for Mobile Operators event in New York, T-Mobile US says that it is planning on adding […]