HTC’s One A9 is now available from AT&T


The newest HTC flagship, the One A9, separates itself from any of the company’s previous handsets by having a somewhat low off-contract price with respectable specifications. Consumers interested in the One A9 can buy it directly through HTC for the limited time price of $399 that will soon increase. But HTC hasn’t forgot about working with carriers to enable subsidizes and maximize exposure. Customers with AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon will all have the chance to purchase the One A9. Today, AT&T becomes the first carrier to make the One A9 available.

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Hackers strike UK telecom again, steal sensitive data of 1,827 Vodafone customers


In yet another attack on a British telecom company this week, hackers have stolen account details of as many as 1,827 Vodafone customers. A Vodafone U.K. spokesperson revealed that sensitive data such as victims’ names, email addresses, telephone numbers, bank sort codes as well as the last four digits of their bank account numbers may have been compromised.

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T-Mobile’s next Uncarrier move might be called BingeOn for streaming video from services

Birmingham Alabama T-MobileWe’ve been hearing plenty of rumors about T-Mobile’s Uncarrier X move that’s set to be unveiled on November 10th, and we know it’s got something to do with video streaming. Now it looks like Evan Blass, better known as @evleaks on Twitter, has uncovered more details on exactly what that initiative entails. Read more

O2 Priority will give away 25,000 Star Wars themed Mini-Buddy speakers from November 5


While we wait with bated breath for December 17 to come around so we can finally see what JJ Abrams has achieved with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the merchandising campaign is well under way. While much of the associated merchandising will cost a pretty penny (the cynic in me understands why the film is being released in the holiday season), UK carrier, O2, has decided to give away 25,000 Star Wars themed Mini Buddy speakers via its Priority app from November 5.  Read more

Sprint’s new “Starter Unlimited” plan is not the unlimited you want


The problem with Sprint’s new Starter Unlimited Data Plan is that it’s not actually unlimited. The carrier will give customers 1GB of data on its 4G LTE network for $20 per month before knocking data speeds. Sprint’s madness doesn’t stop there, though, because the data speeds when exceeding 1GB are from its aged 2G network, a technology that debuted more than two decades ago. Then customers have to get Sprint’s unlimited talk and text services for an additional $20. So the total price for the total ripoff Starter Unlimited Data Plan is $40 per month.

What in the world would cause you to choose this plan?

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