How to monitor and stop data usage [Android 101]

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Precious, precious data. If you’re like most smartphone users, you can never have enough. Thankfully, there are some pretty easy ways to monitor and stop your data usage to stop you from those nasty overage fees. KEEP IN MIND: Not all Android phones are the same. Some will have more steps ...

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Onavo introduces Extend app for ICS devices, helps you keep track of every megabyte

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In the era of data caps, throttling, and falsely advertised “unlimited” data plans, quite a few users have to keep track of their monthly data usage. ICS has a nice data usage chart, along with a few alert options, to help with this. But in reality, the average user doesn’t ...

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AT&T throttling users at just over 2GB of data?

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Top 5% of data users are said to consume 12X as much as the average guy... but 2GB? Really?

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Opera Mini & Opera Mobile Aim to Prevent Data Caps

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Opera Mini and Opera Mobile have been updated, with new features that try to help users prevent going over their data limits.

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Nielsen Report Tells Us We Don’t Really Need Unlimited Data…Yet

The latest Neilsen report concerning mobile data is out and it sheds light on how much data smart phone users are consuming.  They find that usage has increased 89% across the board for smart phones.  Among the heaviest users of data, your typical Android consumer gobbles up roughly 582 MBs per ...

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Android Users Love Data

A new set of studies conducted by Arieso reveals that Android users love to consume data. According to their findings, phones running Android tend to have more data call volumes, time connected to the network, and data volume uploaded and downloaded than iPhone counterparts.

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And So It Begins, Verizon CEO Confirms Tiered Data Plans

I kind of want to put this article in the rant section, because it is well known how I feel about Verizon and their habits of nickel and diming their customers to death. Engadget Mobile is reporting today that Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg has confirmed that over the next four to six months, his ...

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