Sprint's New Facebook-Only Data Plan Is a Sad Internet Future

Do you love experiencing the internet only through the foggy, noisy lens of Facebook? How about only reading things on Twitter or peeping links on Pinterest or stalking friends on Instagram? Then you're going to love Sprint's new hyper-focused data plans. For $12 a month, you can use one of the services as much as you… » 7/30/14 10:30am 7/30/14 10:30am

T-Mobile Plans Now Come With Free International Data and Texting

Using your smartphone abroad sucks, or rather, it's just annoying. You wish you had your phone to talk to home, but it's complicated. Maybe you've figured it out so that it doesn't cost you a fortune (lucky you!) but most of us haven't. Beginning October 31st, T-Mobile will be offering free text and data in 100… » 10/09/13 6:57pm 10/09/13 6:57pm

AT&T's Got Just the $500/Month Data Plan You Weren't Looking For

The latest additions to AT&T's new data plan stable are ostentatious, we'll give them that. Want 30GB, 40GB, or 50GB of monthly mobile data? Sure thing, chief. That'll just be up to $500 per month. Oh, plus another $30 for each additional smartphone. Per month. Go over that massive cap? An extra $15 per gig please. » 3/18/13 12:10pm 3/18/13 12:10pm

A Year With the Cheapest Unlimited Phone Plan You've Never Heard Of

Remember Republic Wireless? Those guys who promised to change the world of mobile with a $19 per month unlimited talk, text, and data plan? Remember how it sounded too good to be true? I dove in head first when it came out as a beta last year, and I can tell you from experience that it both is and isn't. Republic is… » 2/20/13 11:00am 2/20/13 11:00am

Sprint's New LTE Plans for Tablets Don't Need a Contract

If you're interested in getting a tablet with Sprint (and now the iPad and iPad Mini are on Sprint), you have some okay-ish off contract plans: $15 for 300MB, $35 for 3GB, $50 for 6GB of data and
$80 for 12GB. If you already have a Sprint smartphone though, you get something even better: you can add 1GB of data for… » 10/24/12 10:57pm 10/24/12 10:57pm

T-Mobile Is Probably Bringing Back Real Unlimited Data Plans Again (Update: Yes It's Official)

Tmonews is reporting that T-Mobile, the carrier of the people, will soon be bringing back the holy grail of unlimited data plans. It's the real deal, folks. No speed limits, caps, overages, throttling or anything—just an unlimited amount of data for you to use every month, as it should be. » 8/21/12 9:00pm 8/21/12 9:00pm

Study: There Is No Difference in Usage Between Unlimited Data Plans and Tiered Data Plans

Hey Carriers. We need to talk. You know how you said you were going to start throttling high data usage users in hopes to preserve bandwidth? That's bullshit, apparently. It's only because you want to get us onto tiered data plans so you can charge us overages. With hate, everyone. » 2/23/12 6:20pm 2/23/12 6:20pm