Top Stories of Today, March 21, 2011

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Top Stories of Today, March 21, 2011AT&T Is Buying T-Mobile to Become the Biggest US Carrier

AT&T just announced that they're buying T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion. The deal makes AT&T the largest network in the country, and leaves us with only three major US carriers. What's that mean for us? More »

Top Stories of Today, March 21, 2011LG Thrill 4G is AT&T's Glasses-Less 3D Smartphone

Looks like LG's Optimus 3D smartphone will be called the Thrill 4G in the US at AT&T, where it'll have 4G support-and be the country's first 3D phone. You'll be the coolest kid around...before 3D becomes yesterday's news, anyway. More »

Top Stories of Today, March 21, 2011How AT&T-Mo Will Ease NY and SF Network Suffering

According to AT&T exec John Stankey, the long-suffering cities of San Francisco, New York, and Chicago will see the number of available cell sites increase up to 45% when AT&T and T-Mobile get together. More »


Top Stories of Today, March 21, 2011Sprint Is Basically the Official Google Carrier With Full, Awesome Google Voice Integration

This is how Google Voice would work, in an ideal world: Sprint's totally integrating Google Voice with their network. What's that mean? It means you can use your existing Sprint number with Google Voice, without porting it to Google first. More »

Top Stories of Today, March 21, 2011Brush Up On Your Space Photography With NASA's Astronaut's Photography Manual

Those lucky few who've already booked tickets aboard the Virgin Galactic space-flight might be able to take a pretty photo of a flower, but what about something...higher up? Hasselblad's uploaded its old NASA astronaut's photography manual to its site, which is a valuable tome in learning how to use the Hasselblad 500EL/M film camera. More »

Top Stories of Today, March 21, 2011If the Electric Shoe-Car Fits...

To publicize the Kang Shoe Company, this 3m-long electric shoe car has been driving around China at speeds of 30mph (48kmph), with one driver and a passenger at the wheel (lace?) of the car. More »

Top Stories of Today, March 21, 2011Jony Ive: High School Drummer, to Apple Superstar

In a sea of Jobs biographies, it's a nice change to read about the British-born Jonathan Ive. Who would've thought that designing a toilet would lead him to Cupertino, and to Apple's basement where he spent years toiling away unnoticed before Jobs scooped him up? More»

Top Stories of Today, March 21, 2011Radiation Dosage Chart

The guys over at XKCD created this wonderful chart detailing the amount of radiation you get from just living your daily life and how it compares with the radiation dosages in scary disasters. It's comprehensive, informative and serves as a great reference point given Japan's current situation. More »