FTC StatesThrottled Data No Longer “Unlimited”
Jan28

FTC StatesThrottled Data No Longer “Unlimited”

The FTC made ruling the other day that could have far reaching implications for the the wireless industry as a whole.  In the ruling they have made it clear that offering "unlimited data" while throttling data speed is not truly unlimited data.  They felt so strongly about this that in a case against TracFone they handed out a $40 million fine. Part of this ruling reads: "TracFone broke the "unlimited data" promise it made to millions...

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T-Mobile lets you “Test Drive” an iPhone 5s
Jun19

T-Mobile lets you “Test Drive” an iPhone 5s

A couple of weeks ago Motorola held a promotion where consumers could test a Moto X for two weeks before deciding whether to keep the handset or not. Now, Motorola has done a bit in the last year to shake up smartphone conventions, but there is another US company that has taken the market by the scruff of the neck. I am of course talking about T-Mobile, and now the company has gone one better than Motorola. T-Mobile, the company that...

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Verizon and T-Mobile unseat AT&T as the nation’s fastest networks in new study

When it comes to the number of subscribers that each carrier has, the top performers in the United States are Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and then T-Mobile. However, when looking at how fast is the data service that users on those networks can expect, the rankings see some surprising shifts. PCMag has released its annual Fastest Mobile Networks survey and found some surprising news. While AT&T was the leading carrier in the 2013...

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T-Mobile’s The Underground just baffles
Jun09

T-Mobile’s The Underground just baffles

We have enjoyed plenty of what T-Mobile has done over the last 18 months, but you can color us plenty confused by the company's latest move. The Uncarrier company revealed a new website on Friday called The Underground, a site and name that got us excited. However, after spending the weekend trying to figure out what exactly The Underground does and what it’s for, we sadly have come to the conclusion that it is pointless. You see,...

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Sprint and T-Mobile merger in the early stages of happening
Jun05

Sprint and T-Mobile merger in the early stages of happening

A deal between Sprint and T-Mobile has often been mooted and it is fairly common knowledge that the companies have explored the idea of a merger on several occasions. Now it looks like the Sprint/T-Mobile union is ready to go ahead as the companies are at the stage of detailing an arrangement. A merger between the third (Sprint) and fourth (T-Mobile) largest carriers in the United States would shake up the mobile industry and put real...

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AT&T’s solar charging station arrive in New York for free
May21

AT&T’s solar charging station arrive in New York for free

Modern smartphones need a lot of juice to power their minicomputer innards and features; that's why battery size and longevity has become a key selling point. We have all experienced a failing battery at a critical moment, but with AT&T's new solar charging stations, those frustrations can be a thing of the past. AT&T has erected a slew of solar charging stations around New York City, so if you are out and about and in need of...

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