Accessory of the Day: Samsung 32GB MicroSDHC card, $17.99

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If you’re giving the gift of music or apps, this year, including a large capacity MicroSD card is the perfect pairing. I have relatives whose phones are so crippled by storage issues that I’m going to be a hero when I show up with this lifesaver from Samsung. 5-star reviews and ...

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AT&T ends 15GB data promo after less than two weeks

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You know that AT&T promotion that gave users 15GB for the price ($100) of 10GB?  Well, it’s over. In fact, it ended this past weekend. Less than two weeks after it first got rolling, AT&T’s extra data deal has been shelved. We knew it was limited time and all, but that was ...

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Accessory of the Day: Samsung 64GB MicroSDHC card, $24.49

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If you’re giving the gift of music or apps, this year, including a large capacity MicroSD card is the perfect pairing. I have relatives whose phones are so crippled by storage issues that I’m going to be a hero when I show up with this lifesaver from Samsung. 5-star reviews and ...

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iDrive: Lifetime of unlimited encrypted mobile backup, $10

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Imagine the horror of a bricked or water-damaged phone and the sudden realization that all of your valuable photos, contacts, and sensitive information are drifting away in the digital wind. We think that years worth of collected data is invaluable. Luckily for you, iDrive is asking less than ...

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Boost Mobile doubles data with new, lower-price plans

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Boost Mobile has a new plan to get more customers on board with its service. The company is cutting prices for a limited time as a way to pull in more of a crowd. What’s more, it’s also dangling a little carrot in the form of extra data. Boost Mobile wants to show the other big... ...

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Google’s Copresence: Sharing for all

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After breaking down an update to Google Play Services APK, Simon Tucker found Chrome APIs along with a series of photos for Copresence. In an email tip, Simon Tucker explains his findings to TechAeris. Google is going to launch a service titled “Copresence” in the coming weeks. The goal of the ...

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Sprint counters AT&T double data promo with its own deal

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Not to be outdone by its rivals, Sprint on Wednesday announced a limited time promotion for more data. Available today and through October 31, Sprint Family Share Pack plans offer double the allotted data. Those on 32GB, 40GB, and 80GB plans will receive 60GB, 80GB, and 120GB, respectively. ...

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Android L to offer default encryption on data, working towards making a more secure Android

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Android has always suffered from a big security problem: all Android devices offer data encryption, but most users don’t know how to turn it on, or even what it is. That’s why Google is turning on data encryption automatically with the new release of Android L. The automatic data ...

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TracFone sets record straight on data throttling for Straight Talk, Net10

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With consumers asking questions about throttling policies has become a normal conversation topic, TracFone has decided to come in and set the record straight on their own policies for data. Speculation has had those with “unlimited data” wondering why rumors of 1.5GB throttling ...

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Leak shows U.S. Cellular to introduce shared data plans

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According to sources, U.S. Cellular is slated to introduce shared data plans in the USA. A new leak of a small roadplan outline is showing that the cellular provider is going to be lining up with the like of AT&T and Verizon in their plans by allowing multiple users to share out of a ...

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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AT&T announces shared data plans

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Today, AT&T has announced a new set of data plans. Like Verizon, these data plans are shared, making them the second major US carrier to offer such plans. The changes should come in late August. The plans are not mandatory, as they are at Verizon, meaning you can keep your current data plan ...

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AT&T: Family Data Plans Ready to Roll Out?

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Heads up all you AT&T users! The screenshot above shows “Group Data” usage, so does this mean we will be getting that new Family Data Plan? Back in May, Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T Mobile, said: “The company has a firm hold on what type of plan it will offer and ...

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T-Mobile HSPA+ 42 users consume average of 1.3GB per month

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T-Mobile's HSPA+42 users pull down 146X more data than five years ago.

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Net Nanny mobile helps keep kids safe and parents’ minds at ease

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  Net Nanny has been a leading provider of safe online experiences for kids for years, and now the company is branching out and going mobile. “Every day, around 150,000 new web pages are created,” said Russ Warner, president and CEO of Net Nanny. “When you couple this with the ...

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