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Samsung and Loop Will Make iPhone Users Jealous

February 19, 2015 | by Andrew Berg, Editor In Chief, @andrewberg32 | Comments

NFC has been on the horizon for a long time and there are still monumental barriers to its deployment that even Apple can't solve, unless it starts subsidizing the installation of POS systems at every mom and pop shop across the country. 

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T-Mobile is Buttering Up Dish and It Might Work

March 6, 2015 10:31 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

In Dish, T-Mobile could have a valuable partner on many levels.                                              

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Will Apple Rewrite Its History with the Stylus?

January 23, 2015 3:59 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Everybody knows how Steve Jobs felt about the stylus. Just the thought of a stylus grossed him out. Maybe it made him think of the Newton.

Will Tablets Really Be the Growth Drivers of Tomorrow?

January 21, 2015 12:56 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

What do you think? Are tablets as big a deal for carrier balance sheets as they've been made out to be?                                                              

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How “Big Brother-ish” Can Sponsored Data Get?

January 15, 2015 4:02 pm | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

If we’re willing to let companies and developers pick up the mobile data tab for us, we’ll have to start setting boundaries for what they can take from us in return.                                

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‘Healthy Competition’ Is Not Enough to Protect Consumers

January 15, 2015 3:42 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

Obviously, the consequences could be disastrous if the FCC were to rule over ISPs, wireless or wireline, as though they were truly nothing more than public utilities. That said, consumers need more protection than a tip of the cap to competition from goliaths like Verizon and AT&T. 

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AT&T, VZW Want to Connect Your Jalopy

January 14, 2015 2:58 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

While these are interesting offers and I've no doubt there's a market for them, I still question where the costs associated with connecting everything will end? 

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Carriers Will Market Enhanced VoLTE to Suits and Ties

January 2, 2015 4:03 pm | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

While calls placed using VoLTE will indeed come through loud and clear, what's less obvious is just exactly how the operators intend to...                         

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New Apps to Smash Your Phone, Corrupt Your Children

December 11, 2014 11:15 am | by Ben Munson, Associate Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Mobile apps can inflict a lot of damage,  from the run of the mill (gobbling up memory) to the extremely serious (gathering information on kids).                                                    

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Feeding the Beast: How Long Can Sprint and T-Mobile Keep Up?

December 10, 2014 9:47 am | by Andrew Berg, Senior Editor, @andrewberg32 | Comments

There's no longer any denying the spectrum crunch, nor the kind of money and scale ultimately needed to...                                     

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Rollover Data is a Real Deal Revolution

December 4, 2014 10:30 am | by Ben Munson, @wwbenmunson | Comments

C Spire Wireless isn’t getting the credit it deserves.                                                          

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Sprint Counts on Ignorance with New Half Price Plans

December 2, 2014 11:55 am | by Andrew Berg | Comments

In some cases, budget-minded consumers looking to take advantage of Sprint's new promotion might not be seeing savings for quite...                                  

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Reducing Churn Shouldn’t Be About Punishing Your Subscribers

November 20, 2014 11:19 am | by Ben Munson | Comments

Every tweak, twist, turn and total overhaul the big carriers make are usually about one thing: keeping their subscribers and stealing the other guy’s.                   

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Why Apple Pay IS All That!

October 30, 2014 3:05 pm | by Kasey Panetta | Comments

Early reports are mostly saying that the app is great, but companies are still catching up to learn the technology. It will get better with time and as people begin to adopt the technology. It’s only been a few days and hey, Rome wasn’t built in a day.

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How to Order Taco Bell from Your Phone with Minimum Embarrassment

October 29, 2014 4:57 pm | by Ben Munson | Comments

Taco Bell gets it. Its food is gross and when you enter its restaurant or drive-thru and blurt out the disgusting garbage you want to eat, you feel gross, too.                      

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The Vague, Undefined Promise of 5G

October 27, 2014 4:19 pm | by Andrew Berg | Comments

4G Americas contends that more needs to be done in the way of defining 5G before we get too excited about it. Chris Pearson contends that we should go so far as to...                   

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