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Mobile phone monogamy: Should unlocking your cellphone be illegal?

Feb 22, 2013
Should it be illegal to cut the tie between your cellphone and your phone company? An online petition says cellphone unlocking should get a second look.
Posted In: Cellphones, hacking, white house, Petition
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AT&T puts $14 billion toward expanding wireless

Nov 8, 2012
AT&T announced this week it will invest $14 billion over the next three years to beef up its wireless and broadband services. The news is good for wireless customers, but could portend the demise of the old fashioned landline phone.
Posted In: AT&T, Cellphones, telecom, fcc
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Send in the phone drones

Nov 1, 2012
AT&T and T-Mobile say they have temporarily jury-rigged their network in parts of the Northeast so that customers who can't reach their normal cellphone connection can use the rival's tower without extra charge.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, Cellphones, Twitter, journalism
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Softbank to acquire Sprint, enter U.S. market

Oct 15, 2012
The Japanese mobile phone carrier Softbank has reached a deal to buy 70 percent of U.S. wireless company Sprint Nextel. The $20 billion dollar deal is the largest-ever Japanese acquisition of a foreign company.
Posted In: Sprint, nextel, Cellphones
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The Disappearance of Unlimited Data: Chapter 323

Sep 22, 2011
We all knew this was coming. Engadget is reporting that Sprint, the only major carrier with truly unlimited data plans, is about to cap data on ...
Posted In: Cellphones, data, mobile, Sprint
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Cell phones can screw up bees

May 16, 2011
According to some new research by Swiss researcher Daniel Favre, honey bees can tell when cell phones nearby are making or receiving calls. This...
Posted In: bees, Cellphones
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Mobile phones charged by talking into mobile phones?

May 9, 2011
Here's a brain bender: Korean scientists have developed a way to turn sound into energy. The idea is that such a system could be installed in a...
Posted In: batteries, Cellphones, what the
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It ain't easy being green

Apr 20, 2011
Geekaphone has released a green study of the iPhone. ...
Posted In: Cellphones, green, iPhone
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T-Mobile's new plan offers talk, text, data, and throttling

Apr 13, 2011
Yeah, this one's kind of sneaky. T-Mobile, the Ringo of wireless carriers, is offering a new plan for $60 a month that gives you all the calling...
Posted In: Cellphones, ringo!, T-Mobile
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China to track cell phone users

Mar 4, 2011
The government of China says it will track the movements of 17 million citizens in Beijing. The government says they're doing it in hopes of...
Posted In: business, Cellphones, China, gadgets, government, world

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