My move to T-Mobile’s $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

Uncategorized | Friday July 5 2013 2:51 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

My move to T-Mobiles $30 unlimited plan: The good and the bad

I found T-Mobile's elusive $30-per-month prepaid plan, which proved to be a fine choice for my daughter's unlocked iPhone .

(Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET)

I don’t mind my 13-year-old daughter using an unlocked, hand-me-down iPhone 4. It’s actually an ideal phone for her, as it lets her text and app to her heart’s content while allowing me to keep tabs on her whereabouts and app-tivities (she’s on (more…)

Cricket Wireless to Offer Apple’s iPhone With Prepaid Plan On June 22nd

News | Friday May 25 2012 3:43 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

I’d rather pay the extra $150 and buy an unlocked GSM iphone and go with Straighttalk for $45 and have the ability to use on any GSM network as opposed to Cricket’s $55 a month plan and be stuck with them forever. Spending the extra money means you can jump ship if and when you find a better deal. Cricket would have to sweeten the deal by lowering the monthly plan rates or a less expensive subsidized iphone . If CDMA carriers started activating (more…)

Sprint aggressively promotes iPhone 4S unlimited plan

iPhone | Wednesday May 16 2012 9:38 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Sprint aggressively promotes iPhone 4S unlimited plan

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Josh Miller/CNET)

Sprint today is shouting its unlimited iPhone 4S data plan from the rooftops, hoping to attract Verizon customers who are hopping mad at losing their unlimited data.

Starting today, you can trade in your current non-Sprint iPhone for the carrier’s own model, and get at least $100 off when you sign a new two-year contract.

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iCloud Beta Site Reveals Apple’s Plan to Add Notes And Reminder Web Apps With iOS 6

News | Wednesday May 9 2012 3:37 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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AT&T to Offer Family Data Plan Soon

News | Tuesday May 8 2012 5:25 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

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Sprint Will Continue to Offer Unlimited Data Plan Even if Next iPhone Supports 4G LTE

News | Tuesday April 24 2012 1:30 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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Patent Reveals Apple’s Plan to Bring Siri to Mac Via iPhone Pairing

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Sprint’s Truly Unlimited Data Plan Does Have Some Conditions

News | Friday January 6 2012 11:38 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

, which advertises its network as being the only one to offer a 
unlimited data plan, throttles the data speeds of smartphone users that consume excessive data on its partner networks while roaming.
 “For those that want to abuse it, we can knock them off,” Hesse said at an investor conference Thursday. He said Sprint pares back data use for about 1% of users, a practice known as throttling.
. The two companies throttle data speeds for top (more…)

Trick to Get Verizon Unlimited Data Plan For Your iPhone

News | Monday January 2 2012 12:51 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

for their smartphone (including iPhone ) customers on July 7th, 2011.
But looks like some Verizon customers have figured out a way to trick the system to get the unlimited data plan. Surprisingly, it seems to also work for customers who purchased the iPhone after Verizon had stopped offering the unlimited data plans.
has posted a step-by-step guide to switch to the unlimited data plan, which according to the forum thread seems to have worked for (more…)

Patent Reveals Apple’s Plan to Bring Multi-User Face Recognition to iOS Devices

News | Wednesday December 28 2011 1:40 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A patent filed by Apple outlines a unique way of using facial recognition that’s energy-efficient and couples with a multi-user environment for devices like the iPad.
The patent outlines a very interesting way to implement a low-energy version of facial recognition alongside presence detection.
The problem with facial recognition is two-fold. First, analyzing images is computationally heavy work, which can hit a portable device’s battery hard. (more…)

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