Apple Not Throttling iPhone Owners After All

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After news broke regarding snippets of iOS code that referred to throttling, there were concerns that Apple may have built software into the iPhone and iPad for AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, and Verizon Wireless that would throttle users. However, closer analysis may indicate that this may not be the case. According to a new report […]

Intel Delivers the Promise of Global 4G LTE Roaming


Intel is hoping to rule the world’s mobile broadband airwaves with a single LTE modem that would be compatible for global roaming. Potentially, this means that any smartphone with Intel’s LTE modem could work on any LTE network around the world. The modem was demonstrated at the Computex show in Taiwan for the first time. […]

LTE-Advanced: Faster Data Speeds, But Will Require Even Larger Phones


LTE-Advanced will be the next generation of mobile broadband technology that promises even faster data speeds than today’s 4G LTE technologies used by U.S. carriers AT&T Mobility, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless among others. However, the major drawback to this technology is that it will require additional hardware and power to function, which […]

New Year, New Throttling Policy for Boost Mobile


Sprint’s wholly-owned prepaid subsidiary Boost Mobile will be implementing throttling policies for data-intensive users on its mobile broadband network. Though smartphone users will still have access to the prepaid carrier’s prepaid plans, which piggybacks off of Sprint’s nationwide network, heavy data users who exceed 2.5 GB of data transfer over 2G, 3G, or 4G WiMax […]

Globalgig Launches Affordable Mobile Hotspot for International Travelers


If you’re a traveler destined for the U.S., the UK, or Australia, then Globalgig‘s hotspot solution may help you cut high international data charges. Travelers to foreign countries usually either have to get an unlocked phone–or unlock their phones themselves–and use a local SIM card for more affordable voice and data calls, or pay roaming […]

GottaBe Pre-Paid? Here Are Some Things to Consider


With Christmas around the corner, thrifty technophiles may be eyeing the latest smartphones and tablets but are balking at lengthy two-year service agreements that are typical in the U.S. along with the required voice and data plans. Fret not, as there are a number of prepaid options to fit your needs, but you do have […]

How to Check Data Usage on the Sprint iPhone

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The Sprint iPhone comes with unlimited data plans, but iPhone users may want to check their data usage occasionally. Checking data usage on an unlimited plan is especially important for customers that are thinking of switching to Verizon or AT&T for better 4G LTE coverage. Both of these competitors only offer limited data plans for […]

How to Check Data Usage on the AT&T iPhone

Data Cycle

Going over a data limit on AT&T isn’t cheap, and with the new Mobile Share family data plans and the iPhone 5’s 4G LTE data connection it’s easier than ever to blow past data limits. In order to avoid extra charges for data, it’s important to check data used on the iPhone throughout the month […]

How to Check Data Usage on the Verizon iPhone

Account information.

Between checking Facebook 30 times a day and sendingĀ “professional” quality photos to instagram, it’s easy to use data fast. With the recnet 4G LTE phones, like the DroiD M and the iPhone 5 it’s easier than ever to burn through data. As Verizon pushes users off unlimited plans through upgrades and the new Share Everything […]

FCC Tells Verizon It Can’t Block Tethering Apps


Verizon isn’t allowed to block tethering apps anymore, thanks to the FCC. According to GigaOm, Verizon has to tell Google to allow tethering apps in the Google Play Store on Verizon phones once again. The ruling comes from an agreement Verizon made when it bought a block of 700 MHz from the FCC back in […]

AT&T 4G LTE Expands to Several New Cities


AT&T has quietly made a new expansion to its 4G LTE high-speed network today and in addition, it has expanded current service in a couple of others. The carrier has announced that 4G LTE data has come to five new cities in the United States and that current 4G LTE service has been expanded in […]

Verizon Tablets No Longer Available On-Contract

Tablets like the Xyboard are no longer available on-contract.

With the introduction of its shared data plans, Verizon no longer will offer its tablets at subsidized prices meaning those interested in snagging one will have to pay an arm and a leg. First noticed by SlashGear, Verizon’s tablet selection online no longer lists any subsidized pricing. Instead, all of its tablets are listed at […]

Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi Review: One Price, All Devices


Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi is an essential travel tool for users who need to stay connected while traveling, delivering a reliable and snappy Internet connection on many flights. In-flight Wi-Fi is rarely found on the planes I travel out of the Midwest, but on return flights it is routinely available. After wrapping up a week in […]

Sprint 4G LTE Launching July 15th

HTC EVO 4G LTE owners will get 4G LTE service July 15th.

Sprint has announced that its 4G LTE network will be launching on July 15th. The carrier finally confirmed a solid date for the high-speed network’s launch in its five initial cities which include Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and San Antonio. All six cities will see the network go live on that date and those […]

Verizon Kills Data Usage Widget Ahead of Shared Data Plans

Verizon will kill the data usage widget ahead of its data plan changes.

Verizon has decided to kill off its Data Usage Widget just days before the launch of its new Share Everything data plan launch. Android Central is reporting that users on Verizon will start seeing a lengthy message from the carrier that indicates that they will receive an update to My Verizon Mobile that will remove […]

Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Expands to 46 New Markets on June 21

Verizon's 4G LTE Network Expands to 46 New Markets on June 21

Verizon has announced that its 4G LTE network will surpass 300 total markets in the United States on June 21st after the carrier flips the switch on 46 new 4G LTE markets. The carrier has confirmed that June 21st will be its next big 4G LTE roll out day and it’s a massive one. Verizon […]

Sprint 4G LTE Blasts Past 3G at 25X Speed

Sprint 4G LTE Blasts Past 3G Speeds at 25X Speed

While we still don’t have a firm release date for Sprint’s 4G LTE network, we now know – like there was ever any doubt, that its next-generation high-speed network is going to be much faster than the 3G network that its 4G LTE device owners are currently using. PCMag was able to get some early […]

Sprint Owes Customers a 4G LTE Release Date

Sprint Owes 4G LTE Device Owners Answers

Sprint has launched three 4G LTE smartphones in the HTC EVO 4G LTE, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and LG Viper 4G LTE. It has another on the way shortly in the Samsung Galaxy S III. However, the carrier has yet to announce any sort of 4G LTE release date for its high-speed network, leaving customers wondering […]

How to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan on Verizon


On June 28th, Verizon will introduce its new Shared Everything Plans which will offer customers a shared bucket of data for up to 10 devices. It will also mark the beginning of the end of grandfathered unlimited data plans on Verizon. However, that doesn’t mean that those with a grandfathered unlimited plan will be forced […]