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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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AT&T announces shared data plans

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

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

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

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

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

  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

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Sprint debuts five new “Warning” commercials [VIDEO]

Sprint has just released a set of five new commercials, each only fifteen seconds long.  Centered around the same “Warning” theme, they essentially tout the same service – unlimited data.

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Verizon to give 4G smartphone users double data for the normal data price

Are you on Verizon with a 4G device, and find yourself torqued about the amount of data you get for the price? Well, Verizon has decided that, for eligible 4G smartphone-toting users,

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Boingo Chosen by LG to Bring Data Offloading and Global Wi-Fi Roaming to U+ Customers

Boingo, one of the largest providers of Wi-Fi software and services in the world, announced today that they have partnered up with LG Uplus (or “U+”) in South Korea to

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Verizon Intros $20 Data Plan for DC, VA, and MD

Verizon Wireless has introduced a $20 data plan for its customers that live in either Washington DC, Maryland, or Virginia. The plan is aimed towards first-time smartphone users, who may

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Verizon, AT&T Putting Foot Down on Illegal Tethering

Verizon and AT&T have had enough of your illegal tethering and they’re not going to sit back any longer.  The two carriers have recently started taking preventative measures to ensure

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T-Mo Launches Monthly 4G No Contract Service

When we spoke to Dan from T-Mo a few weeks ago on AGTN, he told us that the company was going to be business as usual until they heard something different regarding the AT&T and T-Mo Merger. It looks like he wasn’t kidding!
T-Mo has announced an interesting new plan scheme for users of their “4G” network (notice the quotes). In a posting on their new website, T-Mo stated the following: