Tag: Data

Fitness API discovered for Android, could provide needed solution for wearables

There is a new wrinkle to Android today, as a fitness API has been discovered. It gives a glimpse into future plans from Google,...

Mobile data consumption nearly doubled this year, thanks in part to giant smartphones

According to research by Chetam Sharma, a wireless carrier consultant, we’re using about double the mobile data we did last year. In 2012, US...

Google announces Gmail and Calendar data downloads

Google has announced a new feature for Gmail and Calendar. In fact, they have announced the same feature for both services -- the ability...

T-Mobile re-brands prepaid plans, adds data roaming and tethering features

As we discoverred this morning, T-Mobile has added the ability to turn your device into a mobile hotspot for prepaid accounts. While the scope of...

A Google data center, floating in the ocean?

If you like speculation, try this on for size. A giant, floating something has been spotted in the San Francisco Bay Area. Some are...

Verizon honors unlimited data orders from website snafu

Verizon Wireless had a bit of an issue over the weekend. Through a small glitch in their system, users were able to sign up...

Straight Talk and Net10 data throttling policy clarified

TracFone has recently offered a bit of an update in terms of the data throttling policies for Straight Talk and Net10. Both are currently...

Verizon CEO continues talking unlimited data

Coming by way of a recent investor conference, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam has once again been talking about unlimited data plans. This of course,...

Amazon tipped to be testing Globalstar satellite networks for their devices

Amazon has a wide array of devices ranging from Kindle readers, Fire tablets, and there's plenty of talk surrounding a Kindle Fire smartphone coming...

AT&T privacy policy change shows a firesale of our user data

Some new tweaks and changes to AT&T's privacy policy have been revealed today, and things aren't looking good. It sounds like AT&T may join...

Google CEO: what the…? We don’t give the feds your data

In case you've missed some of the crazy news this week, news that we've been steering clear of, apparently Verizon Wireless gives the NSA...

Verizon Wireless increasing prepaid data allowances

Verizon Wireless introduced a pair of prepaid smartphone plans back in early February. At the time those plans were offering 500MB of data for...