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03.20.11

AT&T Agrees to Buy T-Mobile for $39 Billion – Do Customers Win or Lose?

Erik Chang

Here’s a wowzer deal that came rather unexpectedly (although in hindsight it makes perfect sense for AT&T). AT&T (NYSE:T) has singed an agreement with T-Mobile’s parent company, Deutsche Telekom AG to buy T-Mobile USA for a deal that’s worth $39 billion in a cash-and-stock arrangement. Having the second-largest U.S. carrier combining with the fourth-largest will make the merged company the

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11.18.10

“Get the Gift of Money” Contest and Black Friday Tips

Samantha Eckles

Tweet In 2009, the American consumer spent an average of nearly $900 during the holidays. This just lumps more debt on top of your already burdened credit card and you know, over here at BillShrink, we think that is as unhealthy as a gallon o’ eggnog. To help you avoid seasonal weight gain on your credit card, BillShrink is giving

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10.26.10

iPhone Security Bug Lets You Make Calls on Passcode Locked Phones

Erik Chang

Ouch. Here’s a rather major bug/exploit in iOS 4.1. By manipulating with the sleep and power button along with faking an emergency call, you can gain access to an iPhone’s contact list, email access, and full keypad functionality with a couple of steps. These issues were detailed in the MacRumors forums and reproduced by MacMagazine in the video below: Scanning

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09.26.10

Windows 7 Phone U.S. Release Date: October 11th

Erik Chang

Seriously, what’s the actual release date for Windows Phone 7?

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09.20.10

BlackBerry Storm 3 Appears in the Wild

Erik Chang

Remember the BlackBerry Storm? Or heck, the BlackBerry Storm 2? Regardless if you do, Research In Motion is certainly not giving up on a touchscreen-focus device, as the Storm 3 is now appearing in the wild.

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08.24.10

Upcoming Mobile Phones (August 2010 Edition)

Erik Chang

Looking for a new mobile phone? Here are some interesting mobile devices that will be release in the near future.

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08.04.10

Android OS: Top Selling Smartphone in the U.S.

Erik Chang

The new king of smartphone operating system emergences as Android takes the crown over the venerable BlackBerry.

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