swtching wireless carriers has just become a whole lot easier because the Cellular Telephone Industries Association (CTIA), in compliance with President Barack Obama’s mandate, has issued a new code that requires U.S. carriers to unlock the devices for free.
What's the best way to counter an unwelcome drone: a bigger, faster drone, laser guns, sky-high netting or devices that block remote controls? Scientists, governments and companies are now scrambling to find out.
Now that its "More Everything" holiday promotions have ended, Verizon is cutting prices by $10 a month on most of its data Relevant Products/Services plans under 10 GB. The nation's largest wireless carrier is also letting customers opt for more data for the same prices they are currently paying. The new pricing promotions are effective immediately.
People with wireless AT&T contracts are happier with their customer Relevant Products/Services service than those with any other carrier, according to the latest rankings from the J.D. Power research firm. Virgin Mobile earned the highest scores for customer service satisfaction among non-contract wireless service providers.
The long-awaited first Ubuntu phone will be on sale soon, and its debut promises to be as unusual as the product itself. Over the next few weeks, BQ's Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition will be sold in Europe through a series of limited-time online flash sales. The phone is priced at 170 euros (about $190).
One of America's favorite pastimes is changing rapidly. When it comes to shopping, more Americans are skipping the stores and pulling out their smartphones and tablets. Still, there's more on the horizon for shopping than just point-and-clicking.
No one thinks physical stores are going away permanently. But because of the frenetic pace of advances in technology and online shopping, the stores that remain will likely offer amenities and services that are more about experiences and less about selling a product. Think: Apple Inc.'s stores.
The second-largest wireless carrier in the United States, AT&T, is on the cusp of rolling out what could eventually mark a strategic differentiator: high definition (HD) voice. The telecom giant is tapping its all-IP Voice over LTE (VoLTE) network Relevant Products/Services as it brings its HD Voice to select markets, making it the first carrier to deploy VoLTE for high definition service.