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5 things cell phone carriers should offer (but don’t)

Most cell phone plans cost consumers hundreds if not thousands of dollars per year for voice, texting and data services. Yet the major cell phone carriers are still making our lives difficult by forcing us to pay for things that we don’t need, or deal with applications that we don’t want. Rates ... Full Article »

July 16, 2012 1:35pm

Apple is outgunning Android in U.S., carriers report

U.S. cellular carriers are reporting that Apple’s iPhone has taken the lead in the smartphone market in the country in the first quarter of 2012, despite reports that suggest the contrary. According to a story from Business Insider, all three iPhone-carrying wireless companies – that’d be Ver ... Full Article »

May 3, 2012 12:42pm

Sprint’s unlimited data plans don’t seem to attract many iPhone customers

Cellular carrier Sprint was late to the party in terms of picking up Apple’s iPhone, but the No. 3 carrier in the U.S. had an ace up its sleeve when it started carrying the iPhone 4S last year: unlimited data plans. Both AT&T and Verizon had discontinued unlimited data plans for smartphone cu ... Full Article »

April 26, 2012 7:39am

Sprint to maintain unlimited data plans, even with future iPhone 5

Though the next iPhone is yet to be announced, it’s still expected around October this year. It will likely sport a new design and carry the iPhone 5 moniker. Last year, Sprint joined AT&T and Verizon in offering the iPhone 4S to customers. One advantage for new iPhone users on Sprint is that ... Full Article »

April 25, 2012 1:30pm

New iPhone 4S Siri commercials cool like Fonzie

A new “Siri and Celebrities” campaign for Apple’s iPhone 4S should debut as early as today, according to a report by MacStories. The commercials apparently will feature Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel. Jackson’s questions for Siri in the commercial (which is co-branded with Verizon) m ... Full Article »

April 17, 2012 6:41am

Rumor says iPhone 5 orders hitting Foxconn; Sprint could offer 4G LTE iPhone

Rumor has it that Foxconn has received a big new order of iPhones and is looking to hire new workers to make sure it can fill Apple’s request before the launch of the next generation of the company’s smartphone later this year. According to SlashGear, a news report out of Taiyuan, Shanxi, China ... Full Article »

March 28, 2012 8:06am

New iPad’s 4G LTE tech bodes well for iPhone 5 this summer

One of biggest new features Apple showcased at its iPad announcement yesterday was the addition of 4G LTE connectivity. If the new iPad can make use of AT&T and Verizon’s growing next-generation cellular networks, it’s a fair bet the next iPhone will include that technology as well. The new ... Full Article »

March 8, 2012 1:51pm

Sprint has committed to buying $15.5B in iPhones in 2012

Sprint is taking its new partnership with Apple and ability to sell the iPhone 4S seriously – to the tune of some $15.5 billion. That’s the amount Sprint revealed it had committed to spend on Apple’s latest iPhone, according to a story from The Next Web. The information comes from a filing Sp ... Full Article »

February 28, 2012 2:00pm

Sprint says iPhone responsible for 40 percent of new signups last quarter

It’s been a little more than one full fiscal quarter since the iPhone 4S brought Apple’s smartphone to Sprint’s network, and already, the carrier is reporting the device is responsible for 40 percent of new customers joining up. Sprint says it sold 1.8 million iPhones during the last quarter ... Full Article »

February 9, 2012 7:56am

Five ways to lower your smartphone’s data bill

Data plans for smartphones are not what they used to be. As more consumers operate apps, games and videos from their iPhones, Androids and other handheld devices, cellular carriers are raising data prices and at times restricting what heavy users can do on their networks. In January, AT&T ended ... Full Article »

February 8, 2012 10:25am

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