Google Drive Automatically Downloaded and Replaced My Google Docs App

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Android users looking for the Google Docs app might be surprised to discover that it is missing. Google replaced Google Docs for Android with the new Google Drive app on many Android phones. Google Drive is a free online storage service from Google that keeps documents and data stored in the cloud, accessible by Android, […]

Google Drive is Finally Real: Google Docs With More Storage

Google Drive is Finally Real, is Google Docs With More Storage

Google has finally made Google Drive official in an announcement on its official blog. The announcement comes shortly after Google France jumped the gun with the announcement and detailed the service in its entirety. As expected, the service is going to offer users 5GB of cloud storage for free and those who need more storage […]

FCC Hoping to End Bill Shock With New Alert System

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The FCC is hoping to protect American wireless consumers from unsightly–and unexpected–high cellular phone and data bills with a new alert system that would warn mobile subscribers when you’re near your limits. With the nation’s two largest national carriers AT&T and Verizon Wireless having already moved to tiered and metered data plans, the FCC’s alert […]

Verizon’s Shared Family Data Plans Coming This Summer

Verizon's Shared Family Data Plans Coming This Summer

During the company’s first quarter earnings call, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam confirmed that the company’s long awaited shared family data plans will launch sometime during the summer of this year. Previously, the carrier had said that the shared data plans would be rolling out by the end of the year but McAdam said that Verizon […]

AT&T Launches 4G LTE in Three New Markets

AT&T Launches 4G LTE in Three New Markets

With Verizon’s 4G LTE network now covering two-thirds of the United States, competitors like AT&T are going to have to play catch-up. And AT&T has taken another step in doing just that as the carrier has rolled out its 4G LTE service, as expected, to three more markets in the U.S. This new push comes […]

AT&T Unveils New Pay-As-You-Go Data Packages

AT&T Unveils New Pay-As-You-Go Plans

In addition to announcing the availability of the HTC One X, it’s latest flagship Android phone, AT&T has announced new GoPhone data packages that the carrier will be rolling out starting April 22nd. GoPhone data packages are, in short, pay-as-you-go plans. They appeal to customers who don’t need the latest and greatest smartphone or better […]

Verizon 4G LTE to Cover Two-Thirds of U.S. Population on April 19th

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Verizon has announced a flurry of new and expanding 4G LTE markets today and the list is quite large. Dozens of cities will either see the new service or see expanded service once April 19th rolls around. The carrier has unveiled a large list of new markets in the United States that will soon see […]

New Sprint 4G LTE Markets Revealed?

New Sprint 4G LTE Markets Revealed?

Sprint is primed and ready to launch its next-generation 4G LTE network in six markets later on this month. The carrier has remained silent on what places will be getting 4G LTE beyond the launch cities but a report today has seemingly pinpointed exactly which cities might get service soon after launch. According to TechnoBuffalo, […]

MetroPCS Drastically Changes Its 4G LTE Data Plans

MetroPCS Drastically Changes Its 4G LTE Data Plans

MetroPCS has introduced some sweeping changes to its 4G LTE data plans today. The carrier will increase the cost of its unlimited 4G LTE data plan from $60 to $70 and it will also start throttling data on its other three 4G LTE data plan offerings. Those exceeding a specified data threshold will now be […]

What to Expect from Sprint’s 4G LTE Network

What to Expect from Sprint's 4G LTE Network

It’s finally official. Sprint, in it’s announcement regarding one its first 4G LTE devices – the LG Viper 4G LTE, confirmed that its 4G LTE network would be rolling out sometime during the month of April. The carrier did not give a specific date for the roll out only to say that it would occur […]

Sprint 4G LTE Coverage Map Leaks

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Sprint has said that it will be completing the roll out of its upcoming 4G LTE network at some point during 2014 and now we have a look at what that might entail from a coverage standpoint. A slide, leaked by Sacha Segan from PCWorld, has disclosed where Sprint intends to roll out its high-speed […]

Virgin Mobile USA Service Restored After Lengthy Outage

Virgin Mobile USA Service Restored After Lengthy Outage

Yesterday, Virgin Mobile USA’s network pulled a Verizon and went down for customers across the United States. Both data and texting were unavailable for many subscribers as  the carrier worked to fix the issue. Well it did, in fact, fix the issue but it probably took a lot longer than many had hoped for. About […]

Virgin Mobile USA Experiencing Nationwide Outage

Virgin Mobile USA Experiencing National Data and Text Outage

Virgin Mobile USA has confirmed that its network is currently experiencing a national outage that is affecting both data and text in the United States. The carrier doesn’t say exactly what the issue is but it has said that its engineers are currently hard at work trying to resolve the outage that customers are currently […]

AT&T Pays iPhone Owner in Data Throttling Case

AT&T Relents, Pays iPhone Owner in Data Throttling Case

AT&T has officially admitted defeat in its ongoing data throttling lawsuit brought on by an iPhone owner who claimed that the carrier unfairly throttled his data after advertising an unlimited data plan. A small claims court judge had previously ruled in Matt Spaccarelli’s favor and today, AT&T decided to pay up awarding Spaccarelli with a […]

Almost Half of AT&T’s Unlimited Customers Are Paying Too Much

Almost Half of AT&T's Unlimited Customers Are Paying Too Much

You may have heard. Unlimited data on AT&T isn’t exactly unlimited anymore. And while many are upset with the carrier’s new data throttling policy, with some going as far as taking the carrier to small claims court, nearly half of those grandfathered into an unlimited plan on AT&T would save money by downgrading to one […]

Verizon 4G LTE Hitting 200 Market Milestone Tomorrow

Verizon's 4G LTE Network Hitting Impressive Milestone on March 15th

Yesterday, Verizon talked of its goal of bringing its 4G LTE network to 400 total markets in the United States by the end of 2012. And today, its talking milestones once again as the carrier has announced that its next-generation LTE network will be rolling out in its 200th market tomorrow, March 15th. In fact, […]

AT&T Wants To Quietly Settle Unlimited Data Lawsuit

AT&T is looking to solve its case with Matthew Spaccarelli, the man who sued the carrier in small claims court over his “unlimited data” plan. The carrier is offering Spaccarelli a settlement, though it hasn’t said if there’s an option to give him more money. According to the AP, AT&T is looking into shutting off Spaccarelli’s service […]

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 Network Continues to Expand

T-Mobile has announced that it has brought its high-speed HSPA+ 42 network to eight new markets today which brings the total amount of markets where it’s available in the United States to 183. HSPA+ 42 is going to be T-Mobile’s weapon against its competitors 4G LTE networks until it too is able to roll out […]

New iPad Supports 4G LTE for AT&T and Verizon

Apple's New iPad Supports 4G LTE for AT&T and Verizon

Apple has announced its brand new iPad at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and as was rumored prior to launch, the tablet will be coming with 4G LTE support for a number of carriers including AT&T and Verizon in the United States and Rogers, Telus and Bell in Canada. In […]