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'The Mobile' Is Reliably Unreliable

John Pavley | Posted 06.07.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

A smarter set of technologies is what we need for the mobile. During periods of high speed and high quality bandwidth, mobile apps should anticipate what we're going to read or watch and cache it for later. Don't make us have to remember to pre-download or prepare for being offline.

This Is How Much AT&T And Verizon Should Charge For The Perfect Data Plan

Slate | Posted 06.15.2012 | Technology

I wish I could say that I hate to say “I told you so,” but I don’t. When Verizon began carrying the iPhone last year, it made the mistake of off...

AT&T Predicts New Kind Of Phone Plans

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — The CEO of AT&T Inc. said Friday that cellphone plans that count only data usage are likely to come in the next two years. In such a ...

Catherine New

More Smartphones, More Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 03.02.2012 | Money

Just last year my 70+ year old mother asked me to help her program the VCR. Then in February she bought an iPhone. I knew change was afoot. Like thos...

AT&T Comes Clean On Throttling 'Unlimited' Data

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.01.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK — AT&T Inc. backed away from an unpopular service policy after smartphone subscribers complained that the company placed unreasonable l...

U.K. STUDY: Smartphone Users Overpay Hundreds Of Dollars Per Year

TechCrunch | Posted 06.12.2011 | Technology

A new study says that smartphone users are overpaying for their service by several hundred dollars each and every year. ...

Rep. Markey Blasts AT&T's Plan To Cap Internet Use

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

If AT&T's plan to begin capping broadband usage worries you, you're not alone. Democratic Representative Edward Markey expressed his concerns over ...

AT&T To Cap Internet Use

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Lovers of streaming movies may soon have to pay for the privilege of online film binges. AT&T will begin capping customers based on data usage, accord...

The AT&T Settlement: A Reason to be Thankful This Holiday Season

Andrew Tucker Avorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Tucker Avorn

This holiday season, you may rest easy, knowing that there is a class action lawyer out there who might be the only force between you and the company that is trying to rip you off.

Flipboard Changes Face of Social Media

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Flipboard is a free app that turns your digital life into a magazine by combing through links your friends post on Facebook and Twitter. Are individualized, social-network based digital magazines the future of mobile browsing?