T-Mobile wants to help pay off your iPhone — but there's a catch

As the battle for cell phone subscribers wages on between the carriers, T-Mobile has added another arrow to its quiver, encouraging Verizon customers who have an iPhone to switch networks.

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Galaxy Note 7 delayed in Korea over exploding batteries, report says

Samsung has halted shipments to South Korea’s top three mobile carriers while it conducts quality control tests.

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How to enable Wi-Fi Calling in iOS 9.3 for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile iPhones

Article Image With Monday’s release of iOS 9.3, all four major U.S. cellular carriers — including the latest addition, Verizon — now support Wi-Fi Calling on Apple devices. Here’s how to activate the feature on supporting networks.

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T-Mobile's Binge On throttling all video to 1.5Mbps, regardless of source, EFF says

Article Image For Binge On users, T-Mobile is indeed throttling all video — despite the carrier’s statements to the contrary, according to a report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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Samsung plans to follow Apple's lead again, offer smartphone financing program

As carriers look to move away from contract subsidies, Apple has begun offering its own iPhone installment plan, and rival Samsung may opt to do the same, according to a new report.

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Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus now available for preorder

As promised, Apple and its partner wireless carriers opened iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus preorders a minute after midnight on Saturday through their respective online storefronts, though Apple.com saw initial troubles.

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French carriers informed that 'iPhone 6s' preorders will start on Sept. 11 – report

French wireless carriers are hearing that preorders for next-generation iPhones will open on Sept. 11, two days after a rumored press event, according to claims made on Friday.

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German 'iPhone 6s' launch pegged for Sept. 18, in line with Apple's usual release schedule

German carriers are reportedly preparing to launch Apple’s next flagship handset — typically known as the “iPhone 6s” — on Sept. 18, a date in line with a rumored press event earlier in the month.

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US carriers' move to installment plans seen accelerating iPhone upgrade cycles

The shift of U.S. carriers from contract subsidies to installment pricing for smartphones could speed up upgrade cycles for Apple’s iPhone, according to a new memo by financial services firm Piper Jaffray.

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T-Mobile US launches free roaming, 4G data for travelers to Canada and Mexico

T-Mobile U.S. on Thursday announced that, thanks to new deals with regional carriers, Simple Choice plan subscribers will soon have access to free voice, text, and LTE data roaming while visiting Canada or Mexico.

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Mammoth study finds Sprint’s 4G network is the worst — and it’s not even close

In a mammoth study comparing mobile data speeds of U.S.-based carriers across various cities, Verizon emerged victorious more often than not. But the study, conducted by PC Mag across 30 U.S. cities, revealed that competition amongst carriers is closer than it’s been in quite some time.

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Sprint adds Monthly Rolling Data to prepaid plans, exclusive to Best Buy

Sprint on Tuesday joined the roster of U.S. carriers offering rollover data for prepaid cellular plans, but with some key restrictions, according to an official announcement.



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Sprint, Verizon will pay $158 million to settle complaints about bill cramming

U.S. carriers Sprint and Verizon will together spend $158 million to settle government complaints that they let third-party firms bill subscribers millions in unauthorized charges, a practice known as “cramming,” the Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday.



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AT&T Puts a Price on Privacy


Users who want to sign on to GigaPower by AT&T, the carrier’s 1-gigabit-per-second Internet service that just become available in Kansas City, Missouri, have an interesting choice. They can pay $70 with the understanding that their online movements will be tracked for commercial purposes — or they can pay an additional $29 a month to avoid the monitoring. The service went live in Austin, Texas, about a year ago. Since then, “the vast majority have elected to opt in to the ad-supported model,” said AT&T spokesperson Gretchen Schultz.

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Verizon's Cookies Never Crumble


Verizon advertising partner Turn is using the carrier’s Unique Identifier Header, or UIDH, to maintain tracking cookies on smartphones even after privacy-minded users have deleted them, Jonathan Mayer, a computer scientist and lawyer at Stanford University, reported this week. Turn shares the cookies with dozens of major websites and advertising networks, resulting in the creation of a “vast web of non-consensual online tracking,” according to Jacob Hoffman-Andrews, a senior staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier foundation.

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Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus now available for preorder [ux2]

Apple and its partner wireless carriers on Friday initiated preorders for the latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets, though the purchase process was a harrowing experience for customers who saw persistent issues with the Online Apple Store.



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