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ChangeWave Publishes Report from AT&T iPhone 4 and Verizon iPhone 4 Owner Survey

ChangeWave Publishes Report from AT&T iPhone 4 and Verizon iPhone 4 Owner Survey

ChangeWave Research posted the results from a recent survey comparing iPhone 4’s on AT&T’s and Verizon Wireless. The survey in which 4,068 people participated in were asked about several aspects of the devices which included: owner satisfaction, dropped calls and the preferred wireless provider for those looking to purchase an iPhone 4 in the near future.
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AT&T 'Early Upgrade' Price Increase in Effect, Adds $50 for Early iPhone Upgrade

AT&T ‘Early Upgrade’ Price Increase in Effect, Adds $50 for Early iPhone Upgrade

BGR has confirmed AT&T’s latest pricing structure which was first posted by Android Central last Friday. The latest change which effect yesterday, saw increase in costs in both Early Upgrade and No Commitment pricing for iPhones. According to the new structure, customers who remain ineligible for full subsidy will have to pay an additional $50. Early iPhone customers will now pay $299 for the 8GB iPhone 3GS, $449 for 16GB iPhone 4 and $549 for 32GB iPhone 4.
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AT&T Signs Deal with Deutsche Telekom to Acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion

AT&T Signs Deal with Deutsche Telekom to Acquire T-Mobile USA for $39 Billion

While everyone was out enjoying their weekend, AT&T was hard at work positioning itself to become the biggest US carrier by its acquisition of T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom. The deal, worth $39 billion, will place AT&T ahead of the pack with 140 million subcribers, followed by Verizon at 90+ million. The official press release appears below:
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AT&T Delivers Warning to MyWi Users, Stop Tethering for Free or Face the Consequences

AT&T Delivers Warning to MyWi Users, Stop Tethering for Free or Face the Consequences

AT&T is on the prowl! iPhone owners who use MyWi, a popular jailbreak application enabling owners to tether without paying for an additional plan, are instructed to stop by March 27th or suffer the consequences. AT&T is sending SMS messages and/or emails out to MyWi users telling them to cease by this date or automatically be enrolled into the DataPro 4GB plan whether they want to or not. MyWi iPhone owners who had been grandfathered into the unlimited plan will lose that privilege once the switch is made to the DataPro 4GB plan.
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AT&T Offers Personal Hotspot Option to iPad Customers

AT&T Offers Personal Hotspot Option to iPad Customers

AT&T sent out a press release yesterday announcing that iPad owners now also have the option to use the Personal Hotspot feature which came with iOS 4.3. iPad owners who would like to use this option will be required to get the 2GB monthly plan for $25 and then add another $20 to get the tethering option which also includes another 2GB of data. The press release appears below:
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AT&T iPad Owners with 'Grandfathered' Unlimited Data Plans Can Transfer Plan to iPad 2

AT&T iPad Owners with ‘Grandfathered’ Unlimited Data Plans Can Transfer Plan to iPad 2

According to Engadget, AT&T has confirmed that existing iPad 3G owners with ‘grandfathered’ unlimited data plans will be able to transfer it over to the new iPad 2. When the iPad 3G was first released in April 2010, AT&T offered the unlimited data plan for $29.99. In less than two months time, AT&T discontinued the unlimited plan, replacing it instead with 2GB a month cap for $25. Those who signed up for the unlimited plan prior to the change were grandfathered in.
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Personal Hotspot Feature Coming to AT&T iPhones Next Week

Personal Hotspot Feature Coming to AT&T iPhones Next Week

Personal Hotspot, a feature that has been available to Verizon iPhone 4 owners since its launch, will be available to AT&T subscribers, once the iOS 4.3 update is released on Friday, March 11th. This is essentially internet tethering, allowing the owner to set up a WiFi network for up to 5 devices, using their iPhone’s mobile broadband connection. Customers will need to subscribe to AT&T’s $45/4GB DataPro Plan with tethering in order to use the Personal Hotspot feature.
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AT&T Posts New Ad, Offers iPhone 3GS Model for $49

AT&T Posts New Ad, Offers iPhone 3GS Model for $49

In the never-ending battle between AT&T and Verizon, the latest shot has been fired by AT&T, offering new customers its older iPhone 3GS model for only $49. This is considerably less than the cost of the iPhone 4 and quite an attractive selling point. Of course, what they do fail to mention are the high cost of data plans we all must deal with for the privilege of owning an iPhone device.
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AT&T Adds 1000 Bonus Rollover Minutes to Loyal iPhone Customers' Accounts

AT&T Adds 1000 Bonus Rollover Minutes to Loyal iPhone Customers’ Accounts

Last week AT&T emailed their current iPhone customers a 20% off coupon good for an accessory. This week, in continuing to thank customers for their loyalty, AT&T sent text messages out to their valued iPhone customers that they would like to add 1000 bonus Rollover minutes to their account at no cost or obligation.
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AT&T Fires Back at Verizon with Surf & Talk Ad

AT&T Fires Back at Verizon with Surf & Talk Ad

AT&T recently launched a new ad campaign highlighting their iPhone model’s capability to be able to surf and talk simultaneously which Verizon’s fails to do.
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iKit NuCharge for AT&T and Verizon iPhone 4 Available for Pre-order

iKit NuCharge for AT&T and Verizon iPhone 4 Available for Pre-order

iKit is now taking orders for their new NuCharge battery case for the iPhone 4. The NuCharge is described as is the ultimate battery case for your iPhone 4, keeping it going long past its standard charge. The press release appears below:
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AT&T Email Sends 25% Off Coupon, Highlights Talk and Surf Feature Only Available on their iPhone 4

AT&T Email Sends 25% Off Coupon, Highlights Talk and Surf Feature Only Available on their iPhone 4

AT&T sent out an email to all their existing customers highlighting the iPhone’s talk and surf feature which is missing from Verizon’s new CDMA iPhone 4. The email also includes a 25% off coupon to any accessory of your choice at your local AT&T retail location or by visiting att.com.
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2011: The Year of the 4G Smartphones

2011: The Year of the 4G Smartphones

The year of the 4G? It certainly appeared that way at CES last week, as carriers and manufacturers alike showcased the best of what they have to offer in the 4G smartphone market this year. Here’s a short recap:
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How to Activate Your iPhone 4

How to Activate Your iPhone 4

If you’ve been a good this year and received a new shiny iPhone 4 for Christmas, then follow our guide to find out how to activate your iPhone 4. Note the iPhone 4 uses a miniSim card that you will need to pick up from an AT&T store in order to activate. There is no charge for this.
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Get an iPhone for $50 at Radio Shack

Get an iPhone for $50 at Radio Shack

Screw Black Friday deals, here’s a REAL steal. From now until December 11th, you can purchase a brand new 8GB iPhone 3GS for just $49, 16GB iPhone 4 for $149 and a 32GB iPhone 4 for $249, all $50 off the competitors prices (normally $199 with contract for 16GB, $299 for 32GB). Radio Shack is also offering a $75 trade credit for iPhone 3G devices that are in good condition which means you could (with a trade) get an iPhone 4 for just $25.
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How to Tether your iPhone or iPad

How to Tether your iPhone or iPad

In order to legally tether on an iDevice, you need to go through a cellular carrier like AT&T. The downside is that AT&T requires you to pay an additional fee of $20 per month on top of their data packages in order to use the service (the company also caps you at specific data amounts). To find out more information click here. However if you have a jailbroken iDevice, then you can tether without a carrier (albeit, illegally). The following is a guide of how to tether your iPhone or iPad.
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Monitor Android Data Usage with 3G Watchdog

Monitor Android Data Usage with 3G Watchdog

If you are a power Android user and are constantly worried about how much data your device is consuming, there’s an app for that called 3G Watchdog. All you have to do is download the app through the Android Market (you can follow a barcode link here) and choose your settings (daily, weekly, monthly data, billing cycle). The app includes customizable alerts and even includes a home screen widget to let you monitor data. There’s another app called Apndroid that works with 3G Watchdog to limit your data usage and actually turn it off when you are about to break your limits. Pretty cool!
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How to Use FaceTime over 3G on an iPhone 4

How to Use FaceTime over 3G on an iPhone 4

If you don’t want to be tethered to WiFi for your FaceTime calls, the following is a guide for how to use FaceTime over a 3G connection on an iPhone 4 in just 2 simple steps.
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T-Mobile Blasts Apple iPhone and AT&T in New "PiggyBack" TV Commercial

T-Mobile Blasts Apple iPhone and AT&T in New “PiggyBack” TV Commercial

T-Mobile launched a new, funny “Mac VS PC-inspired” television campaign on Tuesday which throws punches at AT&T’s infamously slow 3G network and the Apple iPhone’s requirement of Wi-Fi when using FaceTime (ultimately AT&T’s fault).
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Research in Motion Launches 'Blackberry 6' OS

Research in Motion Launches ‘Blackberry 6’ OS

Earlier today, Research in Motion (RIM) announced, along with the new Blackberry Torch, the launch of the new RIM mobile operating system, ‘Blackberry 6’.
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