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Customers Howl Over AT&T Data-Use Curbs

Wireless carriers are getting increasingly forceful in their efforts to pitch mobile bandwidth as a scarce, valuable commodity—setting up a battle with consumer groups that support open-Internet rules and longtime customers who treasure their unlimited data plans. Among U.S. carriers, AT&T Inc. is leading the charge. Its latest scuffle came on Friday, a day after […]

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Apple iPhone 4S Jailbreak, 10 Months in the Making, Now Available

The Apple iPhone 4S’ super-tough A5 processor has had hard-working hackers stumped. After 10 months of efforts, however, they’ve released a free jailbreaking download. The Chronic Dev Team, a group of iOS hackers, has unveiled its GreenPois0n toolkit, a free download enabling Apple iPhone 4S and iPad 2 owners to jailbreak their devices. The download

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Are there too many smartphones on the market?

Are there too many smartphones on the market? That and other provocative questions were posed during a CES panel discussion Thursday between journalists for the The Verge and managers for Windows Phone at Microsoft and smartphone makers HTC and Samsung. The question of whether there are too many smartphone variations on the market was partly

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Apple’s iPhone, iPad account for 90 percent of mobile purchases

If people are buying through mobile online retail site, they’re most likely doing so on Apple devices, according to a new report this week from retail analysis firm RichRelevance. iPads and iPhones accounted for over 92 percent of online retail sales not originating from a desktop device occurring in December, according to the study. That’s

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