AT&T Killing MEdia Net Unlimited Data Add-On for Pay As You Go iPhone Customers

While the vast majority of iPhone customers opt for all-inclusive (but expensive) contracts, those miserly pay as you go customers that depend on the $20 MEdia Net unlimited data add-on to save money in the long term will be upset to find that, as of November 12th, they won't have that option. AT&T has decided to end… » 10/13/08 4:50am 10/13/08 4:50am

Google 'Instant Bid' Wireless Patent Could Threaten Cellular, Wi-Fi Providers

If Android sputters out » 9/26/08 8:30am 9/26/08 8:30am and , Google might have another plan to shake up the phone industry. In a patent filed and 2007 and published this week, Google details plans for an "Instant Bid" system for dealing with wireless connections. The concept is pretty straightforward: devices broadcast their request for service,…

iPhone 3G Fully Works with Pay-as-You-Go SIM Cards

Unlike the old iPhone, the iPhone 3G works without a contract for both voice and data, completely unmodified. No jailbreaking or unlocking required: use any AT&T Pay As You Go SIM card with a data plan and it will work. The process is quite simple, just replace the SIM card with the Pay As You Go card and you'll be… » 9/15/08 11:15am 9/15/08 11:15am

Pay-As-You-Go iPhone Available in Europe

Hot on the heels of the announcement that iPhone users in Spain and the UK will get their iPhone 3G for free zip nada gratis zilch if they sign up for an $88-a-month plan, let's see what Vodafone Italy is planning for its countrymen. Pay-as-you-go fans will be able to buy an unsubsidized iPhone for either 499€ or 569,… » 6/12/08 5:50am 6/12/08 5:50am