For years, the government and phone carriers have been squabbling over secret surveillance—because of the dollar amount on the bill. Most recently, AT&T's thrifty little offshoot Cricket Communications has agreed to pay out $2.1 million in a settlement for overcharging federal and state law enforcement agencies for…
Looks like the FCC has officially given its blessing to AT&T's Leap Wireless acquisition—which is mostly good news for users. As a result, AT&T is promising more value-conscious plans to appease ex-Cricket users and the addition of LTE on unused Leap spectrums.
AT&T just agreed to acquire Leap Wireless, the company behind the Cricket brand. The acquisition includes Leap's spectrum which will be absorbed into AT&T's network and should offer AT&T customers more 4G coverage in more cities.
If you want to get an iPhone 5 on a conventional data plan, you can preorder tomorrow and have it in your greedy little mittens on September 21st. If prepaid is more your style? That can be arranged—but you'll have to wait for it.
The dream is real. After AT&T killed prepaid plans for the iPhone, no US carrier has allowed anyone to go with a prepaid, no contract plan when it came to the iPhone. Not anymore. Come June 22nd, Cricket will be selling the iPhone and offering a $55 month-to-month unlimited voice, text and data plan.
After the rigid limitations of helping design the ISS, it must have been a refreshing change of pace for Garrett Finney to work on these Cricket trailers, which are built to order and cost up to $17,000.
Cricket is a relatively small cellular service provider who hawk cheapish phones to customers without the hassle of contracts. Now they're including a subscription-based music download service in their multimedia-centric plan, dubbed Muve. And it's even backed by the major labels.
In hindsight, tweeter @theashes probably wishes she'd chosen a different username. Completely ignorant to all things cricket, she's been bombarded with tweets from cricket fans, to the extent where Qantas has offered to fly her to a match for free.
YouTube's signed a deal with the Indian Premier League to broadcast all Twenty20 cricket matches around the world, for free. It's not the most thrilling of news, but it's a healthy step away from being associated with live-streaming U2 concerts.
Five feet tall, weighing in at 245 pounds, Twendy-One is all sensors and cybernetic muscle. Mechanical engineers at Waseda University in Japan developed the talking humanoid helper robot to be capable of lifting a handicapped person out of bed, but also handling a piece of toast or a straw without flattening them. The…
A bat is a bat, even if it flat, right? Microsoft seems to think so. Cricket officials have been receiving criticism from the International Cricket Council because the Indian umpires weren't too keen on international standards. This is where Microsoft steps in. Talks have began with Microsoft to develop a system that…