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How Five Tech Companies Will Go Green for Earth Day

Long-life light bulbs, eco-friendly smartphones, and easier ways to shop for earth-friendly cars are some of the green projects tech companies will show off this Earth Day.


3G and 4G Wireless Service in 13 U.S. Cities

How did the four major carriers perform in our testing of 3G and 4G wireless service in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.? Check out our city-by-city performance charts.

3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

We tested 3G and 4G wireless data transfer speeds--indoors and out--for AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon, at multiple locations in 13 major cities. Here's what we found.

Sprint Samsung Galaxy Nexus Available For Pre-Order

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus hits Sprint with full Google Wallet support and Android Ice Cream Sandwich.


LG Viper: First Impressions of Sprint's New LTE Phone

The LG Viper has a stylish, eco design and a wallet-friendly price, but you might not be able to utilize its 4G LTE speeds any time soon.


Verizon Joins Competitors in Charging Upgrade Fees

If a customer leaving a service is bad business, then why are carriers annoying us with new fees?


FCC Plans Stolen Phone Database to Discourage Theft

Wireless carriers want to disable voice and data services for stolen phones, making the devices a lot less attractive on the black market.


U.S. Carriers Join Forces on Stolen Phones Database

Operators will disable and block further use of a device once it is reported stolen, according to a report.

Friends Don't Let Friends Buy Cheap Android Phones

Not everything that's free is good. When it comes to Android phones, free can be a bad thing.


AT&T Finally Allows Unlocked iPhones for Out-of-Contract Users

UPDATE: An unlocked phone enables the owner to switch to another carrier (even one that doesn't sell iPhones) and take advantage of cheaper service when traveling abroad.