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Motorola Tablets

Motorola Xoom on-contract price and starting data plan revealed

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There had been rumors going around that the Motorola Xoom would be $599 on a two-year contract and they have been confirmed. So, this means your options for the Xoom are $799 off-contract, and $599 on-contract f…

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Verizon

Verizon will lower download speeds for new “extraordinary” data users, compress content

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Mobile phone providers advertise “unlimited” data usage, but they often punish users who test the invisible boundaries those plans include. Verizon is the latest carrier to use such a strategy…

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Sprint

Sprint adding $10 fee to all new smartphone contracts

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HTC EVO 4G and Samsung Epic 4G users have been complaining about having to pay a $10 “Premium Data” surcharge every month because their smartphones consume so much data. Or rather because their phones have the p…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile UK cuts data caps for new/upgrading customers only

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The UK arm of T-Mobile disappointed customers when it announced that the Fair Use Policy for data usage was being capped at 500 MB. That was a rather large departure from the previous cap of 1GB. T-Mobile has clar…

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Verizon

Verizon’s tiered plans aren’t as scary as we thought — at least for smartphones [OPINION]

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We knew that tiered data plans for Verizon Wireless was inevitable and for the past couple of months many VZW users (this one included) were scared of what Big Red was going to push on them. Today we get a peak of wha…

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Android App Reviews

3G Watchdog monitors usage for people suffering through tiered data plans [App Reviews]

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Cellular providers are on a path of ending unlimited data plans. AT&T has already done it, O2 is right behind them, and Verizon has signaled it will do the same soon. As companies return to the metered data ap…

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Carriers

O2 says goodbye to unlimited data plans

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O2 has joined the budding movement of carriers doing away with unlimited data plans. Today the company announced new tariff options that will introduced tiered-data options for all new customers. New tariff…

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Vodafone set to introduce ridiculous new data pricing next month

Carriers

Vodafone set to introduce ridiculous new data pricing next month

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Now might be a good time to double check your contract. Vodafone UK has revealed plans to charge customers who use higher than “normal” data. Beginning June 1, 2010, Vodafone will introduce ̶…

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AT&T and Verizon signal that unlimited data plans may come to an end someday

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AT&T and Verizon signal that unlimited data plans may come to an end someday

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The days of downloading web content and uploading videos from mobile devices to YouTube without caring about costs may eventually come to an end. That’s the lesson to gather based on recent comments fro…

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Get a beta invite to the new Android tethering app, Tether

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Get a beta invite to the new Android tethering app, Tether

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Tether, originally a Blackberry data tethering app, has been released as a beta invite for Android. This app allows users to tether their Android phones to their Macs or PCs and use their data package to jump onl…

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Switching to Verizon for Droid will cost you, but it won’t break the bank

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Switching to Verizon for Droid will cost you, but it won’t break the bank

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Now that the Droid has officially been let out of the bag, it’s time to start considering which Verizon calling plan is the best option. Verizon has a history of being one of the more expensive carriers in t…

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Rumor: T-Mobile set to revamp their data plans

Carriers

Rumor: T-Mobile set to revamp their data plans

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A user over on the Android Community user forums has decided that since he works at T-Mobile that he should become the “whistleblower.” And what better way to begin the whistle blowing then to let e…

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