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AT&T’s new Call Protect service will shield you from fraudulent calls

AT&T unveiled a new service this week, called AT&T Call Protect which aims to shield users from the threat of spam calls. The system is capable of identifying specific fraudulent numbers and will either put them through with a warningor block them directly. AT&T explains the new “automatic fraud blocking” feature is meant to reduce

AT&T’s prepaid plans just gave you another reason to leave postpaid

Yet another reason to consider prepaid from AT&T.

AT&T’s GoPhone prepaid plans just keep getting more enticing, with a free jump this week to higher data allowances on the top two plans. The top-end $ 60 plan ($ 55 with auto pay) will automatically bump to 8GB of data per month, while the $ 45 plan ($ 40 with auto pay) jumps to a respectable 4GB. Both easily land above the average data usage of most people, and are  [Read More…]

AT&T’s miserable in-store customer service sent me home with my Galaxy Note 7 after two attempts to exchange it

When the initial reports of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catching fire first hit the news, I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t think it was a big deal. Whenever there’s a new phone release of its magnitude, you hear crazy stories that seem nothing more than click bait. I was wrong to

Have fun at the Olympics with AT&T’s ‘Brazil Summer’ package

If for whatever reason you temporarily leave your country, data charges and roaming issues are a big thing to take into consideration. We often hear of people getting charged hundreds of thousands of dollars because of careless networking. Fortunately, if you are going to Brazil this summer, you do not need to worry. AT&T today

AT&T’s new rewards program offers free movie tickets and more

AT&T is starting up a new rewards program for its customers this summer called AT&T Thanks. The carrier will offer free movie tickets, special deals on concerts and more as part of the program.

Here are some of the new benefits of the program:

‘Ticket Twosdays’: AT&T postpaid wireless customers will qualify to get a free movie ticket on AT&T when they buy one at full price for a Tuesday showing. These are available to qualifying  [Read More…]

Love is in the air with AT&T’s buy one smartphone get one free program

Valentine’s day is a perfect excuse to upgrade your phone as well as your significant others’ device. AT&T is now running a buy one get one program on select smartphones for this celebration of love.


Here are the highlights of the program:

Available to new and existing customers Both phones must be purchased on AT&T Next The first phone can be a new line or an upgrade The second phone must  [Read More…]

FCC approves AT&T’s acquisition of DirecTV

The FCC has voted to approve AT&T’s acquisition of DirecTV, just a few days after FCC chairman Tom Wheeler recommended the commission do just that. In its approval statement, however, the FCC has outlined some conditions to which AT&T had to agree in order to receive approval. From the FCC:

As part of the merger, AT&T-DIRECTV will be required to expand its deployment of high-speed, fiber optic broadband Internet access service to 12.5 million customer locations as  [Read More…]

FCC chairman recommends approval of AT&T’s pending DirecTV acquisition

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has officially come out in support of AT&T’s proposed $ 49 billion acquisition of DirecTV, recommending that the regulatory commission approve the deal. However, in order for the deal to go through, Wheeler is asking AT&T to agree to some conditions, including stricter net neutrality requirements.

AT&T’s Moto X 2013 is next up for a soak test

The 2013 Moto X on AT&T is up next for a soak test of new software, according to the flood of tips in our inbox. That should be the Android 5.1.1 update that’s been hitting other variants of the original Moto X.

AT&T’s HTC One M8 gets Lollipop update

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Just a quick and friendly notification to let you know that the HTC One M8 from AT&T is receiving its Lollipop update today. According to HTC’s Mo Versi, the software was approved to deploy and should be trickling out to users around the way. It appears that the update is expected to roll out from around 10AM PST onwards.

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