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AT&T: iPad activations this weekend up more than 200% compared to last year's launch

Perhaps it really will be an "iPad Christmas" for Apple this year. Though Apple hasn't yet released any iPad sales figures for the weekend, AT&T this afternoon issued a press release announcing that iPad activations this past weekend were up 200 percent compared to the fourth-gen iPad launch...

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Daily Update for October 14, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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AT&T discontinuing standard monthly voice and data plans for new customers

AT&T has announced on its blog that it will eliminate its standard monthly voice and data plans for new customers, and instead offer Mobile Share plans. As AT&T explains: Beginning Oct. 25, we're streamlining the plans we offer new customers. Our customers have expressed an overwhelming...

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Apple to pay $40 to iPad 3G owners in class action settlement

Gigaom is reporting that Apple and AT&T have reached a settlement agreement as it pertains to a class action lawsuit relating to AT&T's now-defunct unlimited data plan for the iPad 3G. The lawsuit was originally filed back in June of 2010 and accused both Apple and AT&T of touting...

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Home is where you roam: AT&T, Fon sign global WiFi agreement

AT&T customers traveling overseas may not have to look too far for WiFi access in the future. Today, the company signed an agreement with global hotspot provider Fon that gives AT&T customers access to Fon's nearly 12 million hotspots on smartphones and other WiFi-enabled devices. Fon's...

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T-Mobile to reportedly have new iPhone at launch

Here's a first -- as Apple launches the expected two new iPhone models tomorrow, all four US carriers are expected to have the new devices as soon as they are available at retail. That includes T-Mobile, which has lagged behind AT&T, Verizon and Sprint at having rapid access to the latest...

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Think before you switch carriers

With a new iPhone or two on the near horizon and plenty of people ready to buy one, there are probably a few million people who are also thinking about switching mobile carriers. Last year, when the iPhone 5 was the newest kid on the block, I decided that I was through with AT&T and I switched...

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AT&T expanding LTE coverage to 50 more markets by year-end

AT&T plans to make even more iPhone 5, iPad and iPad mini owners happy by the end of 2013, with today's announcement that 4G LTE service will be rolled out to 50 additional markets in the US before New Year's Day. AT&T's 4G LTE network currently covers 370 markets with 225 million potential...

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How Steve Jobs was able to negotiate a revenue-sharing agreement with AT&T

Forbes has an extremely interesting article detailing how the negotiating prowess of Steve Jobs helped Apple secure, for a short time, a revenue-sharing agreement with AT&T along with a host of other perks that carriers had previously been staunchly opposed to. The following Steve Jobs...

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AT&T expands 4G LTE coverage to 8 new markets

Today AT&T announced eight new 4G LTE markets as part of its continuing push to roll out the service across the country. The move brings the company's reported coverage zones for the service to 336 regions in the USA. Residents of Greenville, Ala., Troy, Ala., Madera-Chowchilla, Calif.,...

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Daily Update for July 22, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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AT&T announces new Mobile Share plans

AT&T have announced an expansion of their pre-paid Mobile Share plans, offering relatively low-cost plans coupled with incredibly low data allotments. For US$20 a month you can get a whopping 300 MB of data each month, while $50 gets you 2 GB. Both plans include unlimited talk and...

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Daily Update for July 16, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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AT&T introduces AT&T Next, yearly upgrade option for smartphone or tablet owners

Following in the footsteps of T-Mobile, AT&T announced today that it is adding an upgrade option for customers who want a new smartphone or tablet each year. The yearly upgrade plan is called AT&T Next and allows customers to buy a device with monthly installments. After 12 payments,...

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AT&T rolls out 4G to 35 new US markets

This week AT&T announced that it has rolled out its 4G network to 35 new US markets. The rollout will of course be a huge benefit to anyone in those markets who owns an iPhone 5 or the latest iPad equipped with 4G LTE. AT&T says it plans to expand 4G to another 45 markets this summer. For...

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