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A T-Mobile store in Glendale, California, on August 1, 2014. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: T-Mobile Rolls Out Wi-Fi Calling

Smartphones will have a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send text messages when customers can’t connect to the carrier’s cellular network.

09/11/2014

A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Federal Trade Commission Accuses T-Mobile Of Bogus Consumer Charges

The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that T-Mobile USA, Inc., made “hundreds of millions” of dollars off its customers through bogus charges.

07/01/2014

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: AT&T New No-Contract Plan A Hit

AT&T’s new no-contract plan for wireless devices is proving to be a hit with 40 percent of new customers and those upgrading their services choosing the plan.

04/23/2014

Samsung Presents New Products

San Francisco DA Gascon Welcomes Wireless Industry’s Commitment To Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’

A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that that nation’s biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on the gadgets to try to deter rampant smartphone theft.

04/15/2014

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Larry Magid: T-Mobile To Launch Mobile Money Checking Service

T-Mobile is teaming up with Safeway to launch a new checking service called Mobile Money.

01/23/2014

LG Electronics LG G Flex (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

LG Strikes Deals To Sell Curved Smartphone In U.S.

LG Electronics is bringing its smartphone with a curved six-inch screen later this year…

01/06/2014

Surveillance video shows a group of thieves stealing a woman’s iPhone on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

Carriers Reject San Francisco DA’s Push For Stolen Phone ‘Kill Switch’

District Attorney George Gascon said Monday that AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless, United States Cellular Corp., Sprint Corp. and T-Mobile US Inc. rebuffed Samsung’s proposal to preload its phones with Absolute LoJack anti-theft software as a standard feature.

11/19/2013

A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: T-Mobile Makes It Easier To Upgrade Phones

T-Mobile has created a new program that allows its customers to upgrade to a new smartphone every six months. According to Mashable, the program is called JUMP or “Just Upgrade My Phone.”

07/10/2013

A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Tech Report: T-Mobile To Offer iPhone Without Contract

T-Mobile announced they’ll begin offering the iPhone in April, but will change how customers pay for their phones and that they can have a plan without a two-year contract.

03/27/2013

A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: T-Mobile Revamps The 2-Year Plan

T-Mobile is doing away with the traditional and onerous 2-year contract to get a low price on a new phone. But, of course, it isn’t that simple: In many ways they are simply re-casting the old subsidy/tying system.

03/26/2013

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