T-Mobile

How to tell if Sprint's new unlimited data plans are worth the upgrade

In the wireless industry, you can’t spell “unlimited” without footnotes. While plans sold under that name really do offer no-limits calling and texting, their data use only rates as cap-free if you stick to Web browsing on your phone and don't use it as a mobile hotspot.<p>Some subscribers have …

Mobile

While Drake Rules Again, Rick Astley And 'Mamma Mia' Debut New Albums Inside The U.K.'s Top 10

For the third week in a row, Drake’s massively popular new full-length (and at 25 tracks, it is very full) <i>Scorpion</i> rules the U.K.’s albums chart, thanks largely in part to healthy streaming numbers. The latest single to be spun off from the project, “In My Feelings,” has taken over the singles …

Music

Three more cities will get super-fast AT&T 5G this year

AT&T promised to bring the next generation of cellular wireless technology to a dozen cities before the end of this year. It just hasn’t revealed which ones yet.<p>The carrier started the teasing process a few months ago, announcing that Atlanta, Dallas and Waco, Texas, will get mobile 5G.<p>Today it …

Tech Trends

10 new and notable (and 1 WTF) Android apps from the last two weeks including Notes by Firefox, Moment - Pro Camera, and Enpass6 Beta (7/7/18 - 7/21/18)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous …

Apps

Muncy fuels Dodgers' late rally vs. Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Max Muncy hit more homers in eight minutes in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby than in his entire Major League career. Still, he was …

Los Angeles

Daniel Cormier: ‘Maybe’ I’ll rematch Stipe Miocic after I fight Brock Lesnar

Earlier this week, two-division champion Daniel Cormier said he would be hanging up the gloves after his proposed superfight with Brock Lesnar in …

Brock Lesnar

You can now use Apple’s Business Chat in Messages to order drinks at a Phillies game

Back in March, Apple released iOS 11.3 with a handful of new features, including its new Business Chat for iMessage functionality. This feature allows users to easily communicate with companies directly from the Messages app on iOS, and now it is adding a pair of new participants…<p>First, as reported …

Technology

A few extra zeroes causes a big headache

Somehow, instead of paying $182.36 and $92.60 via her online account to Comcast and T-Mobile, Jackie Moquin-Vaudo paid $18,236 and $9,260.

Comcast

FCC now taking comments on whether T-Mobile, Sprint should merge

If you have burning thoughts about the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now's your chance to voice them.<p>The FCC is accepting petitions from now until Aug. 27 to deny the $26 billion merger, the commission said Wednesday. Those petitions as well as less formal comments can be submitted on the FCC's …

Mobile

How fast are phone speeds in Louisiana? See below-average ranking, which carrier is fastest

Wireless speeds in Louisiana overall and New Orleans both lag national averages, according to a new report, while Baton Rouge is in the middle of the …

Baton Rouge

Vegas Golden Knights resolve trademark dispute with U.S. Army

LAS VEGAS — The Vegas Golden Knights have resolved a trademark dispute with the U.S. Army over the NHL franchise’s name and gold and black colors.<p>The …

Ice Hockey

A $1 Billion TV Deal Best Watched from Behind the Sofa

Anyone expecting Telia AB's acquisition of a handful of Nordic television networks to herald a torrent of similar takeovers by European phone …

Sofa

Futures and options for the week of July 23

FUTURES & OPTIONS<p>Monday<p>Existing-home sales report<p>Alphabet, Halliburton, Whirlpool report earnings<p>Tuesday<p>3M, AT&T, CoStar Group, Eli Lilly, Harley-Davidson, JetBlue Airways, Kimberly-Clark, Lockheed Martin, Navient, SLM, T-Mobile, Texas Instruments report earnings<p>Wednesday<p>New-home sales …

Business

The FCC Wants Your Comments on the T-Mobile–Sprint Deal, Not That They'll Read Them

In a move that was almost assuredly designed to garner less than normal attention, this week in the middle of summer the FCC quietly announced that …

Mobile

T-Mobile Launches Nationwide Narrowband IoT Network

T-Mobile has rolled out what it says is the first nationwide narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) service. The company says its NB-IoT network covers almost 2.1 million square miles and about 320 million people. In addition to being the first carrier to launch in the United States, the NB-IoT …

Internet of Things

7 Recession-Proof Stocks to Buy for When the Boom Ends

Today, few investors have a plan to invest in recession-proof stocks. With high economic growth and a tight job market, optimism remains high. …

Investing

T-Mobile Now Works Pretty Much Everywhere On Earth, But Is It The Best For Travellers?

T-Mobile has announced its One plan now offers free international data and texting in 210 countries. That’s… pretty much everywhere on Earth. Interestingly, this comes very soon after Sprint launched a very similar upgrade to their international plans.<p>If you sign up for T-Mobile’s One plan, you get …

4G LTE

Wireless Carriers Have A SIM Hijacking Problem They Don't Want To Talk About

Wireless carriers are coming under increasing fire for failing to protect their users from the practice of SIM hijacking. The practice involves …

Wireless

Why your cellphone bills are getting more expensive

As unlimited data plan deals and other promotions begin to cool off<p>Following a year of intense competition as US telecoms raced to one-up each other on new unlimited data plans, the promotional benefits are beginning to dry up as cell carriers pull back on deals and try to shore up revenue to …

Mobile

I am bored of Verizon constantly sweeping the JD Power awards

Testing which wireless network is the “best” is not a simple process, as we’ve covered before. There’s a handful of different testing companies that …

Customers

​J.D. Power declares Verizon to be the top carrier

Who's really the best mobile carrier? J.D. Power's survey shows Verizon on top.<p>The company embroiled in a privacy row has "direct connections" to all …

Mobile

FCC starts accepting petitions to deny as well as less formal comments on T-Mobile USA/Sprint merger, all of which can be submitted until August 27

Webinars

AT&T announces more cities for 5G launch

AT&T is announcing today that Charlotte, Raleigh and Oklahoma City will be among the dozen cities that will get 5G service this year. Why it matters: …

Telecoms

[Update: Rolling out again] T-Mobile keeps jumping the gun on premature Galaxy flagship updates, most recently with the S9/S9+

Most of us get pretty excited when we see a new update announced for our phones. But for Samsung Galaxy flagship owners on T-Mobile, that excitement …

Android News

The Best Tracking Devices for Kids

Kids get lost. GPS and Bluetooth trackers can help find them and keep them safe. With the help of our own children, we've tested clips, smartwatches, …

Batteries

Samsung Galaxy Watch surfaces at FCC with support for all four major carriers

The rumors and leaks surround Samsung‘s upcoming smartwatch continue as we move closer to an expected launch of the device. The latest information …

Mobile

Apple Pay Promos for Hotels.com, Fandango, Stubhub, and more

There are a number of new <b>Apple Pay promos</b> out right now to help you save a few bucks at a number of popular retailers. Stack these with <b>3x</b> when paying …

Apple Pay

Leon Bridges Joins Daytime Stage Lineup at iHeartRadio Music Festival

The iHeartRadio Music Festival to Las Vegas on September 21st and 22nd at T-Mobile Arena, and feature a lineup of superstars including <b>Justin</b> …

Music Festivals

Better Buy: Verizon Communications Inc. vs. Altria Group

Which blue chip dividend stock is a better buy as interest rates rise?<p><b>Verizon</b> (NYSE:VZ), America's top wireless carrier, and <b>Altria</b> (NYSE:MO), the …

Investing

Washington Capitals: Madison Bowey gets his deal

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 07: Madison Bowey #22 of the Washington Capitals hoists the Stanley Cup after his team defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in …

NHL