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The new iPhone 5 is displayed during an Apple special event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on September 12, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Will Verizon’s Unlocked iPhone Attract More Customers?

iPhones bought from Verizon Wireless are coming with a surprise feature. The phones are unlocked meaning they’ll work on other networks.

09/24/2012

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Tech Report: T-Mobile Offers New Unlimited Data Plan

T-Mobile announced it’s now offering unlimited data plans for their smartphone subscribers following in the footsteps of Sprint.

08/22/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Cellphone Company Tries To Collect From Deceased’s Estate

For a family grieving over the loss of a loved one, it doesn’t help when a cellphone company goes after the person’s estate for service that’s been canceled.

08/17/2012

A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

New Database Could Curb Smartphone Thefts In Bay Area, Nation

Smartphone thieves could soon be stopped in their digital tracks with a new database that will allow service providers to block service to stolen phones.

04/09/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Government Sues To Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

The Justice Department filed suit Wednesday to block AT&T’s $39 billion deal to buy T-Mobile USA on grounds that it would raise prices for consumers.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/31/2011

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AT&T To Acquire T-Mobile USA

AT&T has announced that they have reached an agreement to acquire T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom in a cash-and-stock transaction for approximately $39 billion.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/20/2011

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: What Makes 4G Wireless Networks Different

Wireless technology continues to change by leaps and bounds. One of latest advancements is 4G, which some mobile devices use. But not everyone knows what that means.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011

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Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Devices Go On Sale

Smart phones running Microsoft’s new software are now available for AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA customers.

CBS San Francisco–11/08/2010

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Tech Watch: Should Texts Have To Play By FCC Rules?

Should the FCC treat text messages the same way as phone calls? CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley says that’s the basis of a lawsuit against T-Mobile. Cooley says the problem is that the traditional […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/23/2010

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