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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.


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.


Google Nexus One (L) and Apple iPhone(R) (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Stopping Spam Text Messages From Your Cellphone

It’s the one kind of text message we all hate: spam. But there are ways to get rid of those dreaded ads.


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Tech Report: The Smartphone’s Social Secret

A recent study tracking people’s cellphone habits revealed something researchers might not have expected. The Pew Internet & American Life Project found that 13% of adults have faked being on the phone to avoid someone they didn’t want to talk to.


San Jose's 911 Dispatch Staff Grows

Bay Area Congresswoman Pushes Funding For ‘Next Generation’ 911 System

The “Next Generation 911″ system would allow callers to text, send photos and video to 911 dispatch centers.


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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 […]



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