AT&T's newly revised service plans may sound like a good deal, but a closer read of the fine print reveals hidden price hikes on its most popular data plans.
AT&T announced a new pricing structure Thursday that the company claimed in its press release will "make it even easier for customers to share data and save money" on AT&T's network. Blogs and articles all over the Internet have been touting AT&T's newly revised Mobile Share Value pricing structure as a big improvement and a great value for … Read more
T-Mobile's got some harsh words for the changes to AT&T's no-contract service plans.
Calling them confusing and expensive, T-Mobile marketing executive Andrew Sherrard said in an e-mail to CNET that the "'me-too' off-contract rate plan misses the mark."
AT&T earlier on Thursday unveiled changes to its mobile share plans that would offer savings to people who sign up for the service without signing a contract, meaning they pay full price for a new phone, bring their phone, or sign up for the monthly installment program, AT&T Next.
The plans, which … Read more
Traveling can be a headache, especially during big holidays like Thanksgiving. With so many people traveling the country at around the same time, you're faced with packed airports, unforeseen schedule changes, bad weather, and probably more than a few irritable fellow passengers just trying to get home for the holiday.
To keep the stress level at a minimum, I selected some helpful travel apps for iOS that will keep you on schedule and help you navigate your itinerary.TripIt lets you set up … Read more
T-Mobile is taking free data roaming global. It appears that the mobile carrier has teased its forthcoming international plan on its Web site on Wednesday.
"The world is your network at no extra charge," the site reads. "T-Mobile's nationwide data is going global. With coverage in over 100 countries. Coming late October."
The free data global roaming plan appears to only apply to qualifying postpaid Simple Choice Plans and for users with a "capable device." T-Mobile has yet to release any other details.
Microsoft's annual proxy statement indicated that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer had his pay docked because of Windows division's lackluster performance in the past year.
Ballmer received $1.26 million in fiscal 2013 -- a base salary of $697,500 and a bonus of $550,000. Ballmer's "incentive plan award," calculated by the Microsoft board, was only 79 percent of the total for which he was eligible. Comparatively, for fiscal 2012, Ballmer received 91 percent of his eligible incentive award.
The fiscal 2013 proxy statement spelled out the reasons why Ballmer was docked:"The company … Read more