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Grading the Big Four: How did your wireless carrier rate in 2013?

All the carriers had room for improvement, but one in particular (rhymes with "hint") has a long way to go to make the honor roll.

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All five major US carriers agree to let you unlock your phone anytime you want

You'll still have to call your carrier if you want to free your phone, however.

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On snooping disclosures, AT&T and Internet companies are like night and day

The carrier wants to reject a shareholder proposal calling for reports on government data requests.

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How to turn your Android phone into a hotspot without rooting

Your carrier may frown on using your unlimited data as a hotspot, but there are a number of app-based ways to get your devices online.

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How to find free Wi-Fi during your holiday travels

Roadside businesses offer free Wi-Fi for the same reasons they offer public restrooms. Here’s how to find it and how to use it.

New Gadget Provides Mobile Wi-Fi and Portable Power in One Device

Netgear and AT&T 'unite' to create a new mobile hotspot device which can connect up to 15 devices.

AT&T gives Windows Phone buyers a break on purchase of Windows RT tablet

Buyers can get a deal on Nokia’s Lumia 2520 tablet if they buy a Nokia Windows Phone at the same time through AT&T

Report: CIA pays AT&T for international call data

AT&T supplies information on international calls that travel over its network, including ones that start or end in the U.S., under a voluntary contract with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, The New York Times reported Thursday.

AT&T to preload Lookout Security app on Android devices

Lookout is one of the most popular Android antimalware apps around, but is bloatware really the answer to the (somewhat overhyped) Android security scourge?

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AT&T: Buy a phone, get a free tablet

The cell phone wars are heating up, thanks to a new offer from AT&T and Samsung. The deal: Buy a qualifying Samsung phone and sign up for a new contract from AT&T, and the network will give you a free Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 as a bonus.