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Sidestepping the carriers: Is Motorola in the right direction?

Carriers have long been a pain, not just for their customers, but also for the¬†smartphone suppliers. While a device is all ready to get in customers’ hands, it first has

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Sprint customers: two more weeks for unlimited data, talk, and text at $60/month

Sprint announced yesterday, that its $60 per month unlimited data, talk, and text plan will increase to $70 per month on October 16th. This will not affect customers who already

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GIV Mobile: The most charitable cell carrier in the country

The United States has many cell phone carriers, most of which you might not be familiar of. One of the more honorable carriers I’ve gotten the chance to know is

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GIV Mobile Announces New $20 Plan with 150 MB of Data – One of The Most Affordable Plans On The Market

For those on a budget, a new plan announced by GIV Mobile may be just what you’re looking for. For just $20 a month, you’ll be getting unlimited talk and


Sprint shaves $50 off Nexus 6 cost; reportedly will offer refunds

Sprint has decided to make up for lost time and money by offering a bill credit to anyone who purchased the Nexus 6. We have the details on when it’s coming

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FreedomPop now offering 100 free minutes of international calls each month

FreedomPop has quite the knack for making headlines with their free mobile calling service. Well, they’re doing so again, and those who make frequent calls internationally will really enjoy this

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Best prices and availability for the HTC One (M8)

Although the HTC One (M8) was announced a few weeks ago, some carriers are just now putting the phone up for sale. We’ve gathered a list of where you can

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How to get out of your wireless contract without paying a termination fee

With the holidays coming up, more and more people are looking at getting new phones, and possibly even switching carriers. The trick with this, of course, is the fact that

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Consumer Reports releases mobile carrier rankings: AT&T worst, Verizon best

Not a whole lot of surprising stuff here, as Consumer Reports has released this year’s mobile carrier rankings. The results show Verizon at the top of the chain, while AT&T

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Motorola offering unlock solution for the Motorola RAZR, Verizon and U.S. not included

We already knew this was coming, but we couldn’t say for sure when the first unlock solution would go online and which handsets would be supported. The Motorola Droid RAZR

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Tears for Tiers: A Look Inside Verizon’s Imminent Tiered Data Pricing

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about Verizon’s plan to adopt tiered data pricing. The blogs have been buzzing about it, readers have been flaming about it, and trolls… well… they’ve been trolling about it. I can’t say I’m surprised about the move, considering I’ve been a guinea pig to corporate greed for many years now. I’m often asking myself: “Why do I allow these companies to continually rip me off?” And, like most people, I just sit there and take it. Sure, we’ll complain about it, but do we ever do anything about it? I mean, if Verizon is such a bastardization of a company, why don’t we just switch carriers?

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Today’s “DUH” Moment: Sprint Officially Opposes T-Mo/AT&T Merger

You can file this one in “totally obvious” bin. Sprint put out a press release today, stating their official opposition to the proposed AT&T/T-Mo merger. Like we expected them to say, “Hey, this is a GREAT idea! Go ahead and merge together these two carriers so we can be an even more distant third in the US!”

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Sprint Making it Easier to Become Their Customer

If you have been considering switching over to Sprint as your mobile carrier, (I know I have been, sorry T-mo, you are the only carrier with no 3G and no service in my home area), now may be the time to do it. Sprint is right now offering people who have smartphone contracts with other carriers $125 for each number ported over. If you are a non-smartphone user, they are offering $50. Check out the quote from Sprint’s posting on their site: