Recently, AT&T dropped the price for the HTC First, an Android handset with Facebook's Home app pre-installed. The move called into question Home's attractiveness as a platform. Now it seems the criticism may have been premature. Reporting...Show More Summary
Have you noticed that Google put Hangouts on iOS? And did you see that AT&T is saying the same thing to Google that they said to Apple about FaceTime and data plans...Do you think the billions into the network updates are not buying as much capacity as needed? At the same time the updates to GoogleTalk on Android are guess what? Hangouts. Show More Summary
The incumbent phone companies were supposed to compete with each other for wireline/broadband services as each merger to make these companies larger was based on commitments to compete out of region. Now it's all one, big, happy fam...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tom Wheeler, nominated to become the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, pledged to divest stakes in AT&T Inc, Dish Network Corp, Google Inc and dozens of other tech and telecoms companies if he is confirmed.
BuzzFeed’s Business section has a story that they apparently find appalling: How’s this for poor taste: millionaire hedge fund manager Mike Wilkins rented out AT&T Park, home of the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, on Thursday...Show More Summary
The Memphis Grizzlies are 10-1 against the spread during the 2013 NBA playoffs, which is important to consider when making your picks Sunday, as they take on the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center. Sports bettors will find that the...Show More Summary
Yesterday, we talked about AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) offering a can’t-miss Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone deal to current customers. Here is what the wireless carrier is offering: “AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is offering an Apple iPhone 5 for free to those who are willing to trade in their old iPhone 4S model while also agreeing to a two [...]
Google has just unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S4: Google Edition which runs stock Android Jelly Bean. The Google Edition SGS4 is coming only in the U.S. and supports both T-Mobile and AT&T LTE networks. The device will be sold directly...Show More Summary
After AT&T somehow convinced the U.S. Supreme Court that a couple of sentences buried toward the end of a contract that maybe.05% of customers ever think about reading was all that was needed to preempt class-action lawsuits, many large companies have rushed to pack their user agreements and licenses with clauses that force customers into arbitration. But, … [More]
AT&T says OS and device makers must enable the app—and only certain plans allowed.
When Google announced its new Hangouts app on Wednesday, it didn’t mention an exception for AT&T customers: the app’s free video calling won’t work on AT&T’s network. To use Hangout video chat on an AT&T Android phone, you must be connected to Wi-Fi. Show More Summary
Considering it's not one the company's key operations, it's safe to say AT&T's been successful in its efforts to build out U-verse. Now, in an effort to make life on the couch a little less complicated for subscribers, the Rethink Possible network is introducing an all-new On Demand storefront. Show More Summary
The power button on a woman’s iPhone 4 failed, and she’s not able to turn the phone on or off. That pretty much renders it useless, so she ditched AT&T and got a new phone. But she never forgot that shiny, shiny iPhone that broke down shortly after its initial one-year warranty was up. She filed a class action on … [More]
The Google Hangouts app, which was announced and released yesterday at I/O 2013, brings together Google’s video and chat services. It is being reported that Google Hangouts video chats have been blocked on AT&T’s cellular network, in a way that [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
Google didn't announce a new Nexus device at Google I/O, but you'll still get something close to a Nexus phone: Samsung Galaxy S4, unlocked, with LTE support for T-Mobile and AT&T, Google software and quick updates. It will be available...Show More Summary
The dream of wireless providers like Verizon and AT&T -- or any company, really -- is to be able to charge twice for providing the same service. In working towards that goal they're getting a big assist from ESPN and tearing down net...Show More Summary
Google sadly scrapped its plans to introduce a plastic “universal” credit card that works at point-of-sale as a way to use its Google Wallet service out in the real world, but the company has not given up on its NFC-powered payments solution just. Show More Summary
Some consumers are interested in upgrading to the next generation Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone and will do whatever it takes to make it happen. Others, however, need a push in the right direction. For now, it appears that AT&T is the right wireless carrier for consumers who are on the fence and unsure of what [...]
AT&T customers who install the new Google Hangouts application on their Android devices cannot use one of the main features: video chats. When they attempt to start a video chat, a message appears prompting them to connect to a Wi-Fi network; the feature won't work on AT&T's cellular network. Show More Summary
Just one month after the HTC First was released, AT&T has already reportedly decided to discontinue it due to poor sales. The HTC First, or the “Facebook phone” as it is often called, was released among high expectations as it was the first device to ship with the new Facebook Home feature pre-installed. Show More Summary