T-Mobile Will Pay Your Early Termination Fee If You Switch

Today T-Mobile isn't crashing any parties. Well, not directly. But the magenta carrier has found another way to get up in the faces of its competitors. Ultimately, it's a move that may make the other carriers prefer the party-crashing: It's going to pay for you to move away from its rivals. The carrier thing is getting … » 1/08/14 3:50pm 1/08/14 3:50pm

AT&T Brings Global LTE Connectivity to the Car

AT&T is joining the connected car fray with AT&T Drive. Announced today at CES, it gives automakers a global data platform for things like voice-controlled apps and in-car entertainment, similar to plans by Google and Apple. » 1/06/14 12:30pm 1/06/14 12:30pm

Phone Carriers Reject Anti-Theft Plan So They Can Sell More Insurance

Remember the idea to prevent cell phone theft with a so-called kill switch that would disable the device remotely after it had been stolen? Well, lawmakers are having the darnedest time getting a policy in place, in part due to carriers. Let me rephrase that: due to greedy carriers. » 11/19/13 12:20pm 11/19/13 12:20pm

You Can Get the Moto X on That Insanely Cheap Unlimited Plan Right Now

Finally! Less than two months after the news that Republic Wireless, a super cheap (read: unlimited plans as low as $5/month) carrier would be getting the Moto X, arguably the best Android phone you can buy right now, the day has arrived. The confluence has occurred. The... okay, look, just go get it here. » 11/14/13 5:35pm 11/14/13 5:35pm

The No-Contract Phone You Should Buy On Every Carrier

No matter how you mince it, the new Google Nexus 5 is a total steal. $350 for a slab of Android hotness—without a contract. That's especially nice because, sooner or later, everyone loses/smashes their mobile and needs to buy one outright. Here's a roundup of all of the best off-contract deals on every carrier, and… » 11/05/13 11:07am 11/05/13 11:07am

Impressive image shows America's newest aircraft carrier about to float

The first time you see an American nuclear super-carrier in person, you can't believe the size. It's simply astonishing. It must be even more impressive if you see it like this, fully naked in a dry dock about to be flooded. Expand it to see it at full resolution. » 10/17/13 7:24pm 10/17/13 7:24pm