Tag Archive: Data


AT&T to offer unlimited data for U-verse home Internet customers

AT&T is offering its home Internet customers who sign up for U-verse a way to get unlimited data with no caps. This can come in the form of a couple of different options.

AT&T stated:

On May 23, we will introduce a new unlimited data option for our U-verse home Internet customers. AT&T customers who have only our U-verse home Internet service can add unlimited data for $ 30 more a month. Customers with U-verse  [Read More…]

Android N gives you even more ways to save cellular data

‘Data Saver’ mode is a new feature that lets you easily lock down certain apps’ data consumption when you’re away from Wifi.

While Android has long been able to restrict certain apps’ access to background data on a cellular connection, the Android N Developer Preview adds a new feature that makes it easier to cut down on your data consumption when necessary.

“Data Saver” is a new mode that can be  [Read More…]

Updated: EE restores data services after power outage

UK carrier restores service disruption after a power outage.

Update: EE informs us that the issue was caused by a power outage to one of its data centers, and that the problem has now been resolved.

An EE spokesperson said: “”Data services were affected for a small number of customers after one of our data centres experienced a power cut this afternoon caused by a third party. We immediately re-routed traffic to minimise disruption, and  [Read More…]

Blur: Online protection for all your data (review)

Think for a moment about how many accounts you have in different websites. Each of these services have, at least, your name, email address and password. It’s even worse when you are dealing with e-commerce, where you also have to relinquish credit card information and phone numbers. In a world where you are constantly giving away your data to third-parties without real knowledge of their security standards, there’s a real need for solutions like Blur, a freemium service that aims to better control the data  [Read More…]

Ask AC: Does Google sell your personal data?

The short version — No. It’s more valuable to them if they keep it for themselves.

This is a question (often posed as a fact, but it’s not) we see almost daily. Someone in an article’s comments or on social media will trot out the line about how Google sells your private data and they are evil and so on. It’s usually followed with how another company is better because they don’t collect user information (protip:  [Read More…]

Sprint introduces new data plans to compete with Verizon

Yesterday, Sprint announced new data plans called Better Choice Plans. Designed to give customers simplicity, value and a faster data connection, these plans are directly competing with Verizon’s “The Verizon Plan“. The Better Choice Plans give customers more data at lesser prices than Verizon‘s plan.

Better Choice Plan Pricing:

S: 3GB for $ 30 M: 6GB for $ 45 L: 12GB for $ 60 XL: 24GB for $ 80 XXL: 40GB for $ 100

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Sprint’s latest plans offer double the data of Verizon plans for the same price

Sprint has introduced a new set of plans, dubbed the Better Choice Plans, which take aim at Verizon’s S, M, L, XL and XXL buckets, but offer double the data for the same price. The carrier has run numerous promotions in the past to get customers to switch to its network, like slashing monthly bills in half, but this is a great way for customers to get large data buckets at a more affordable price.

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Keep your data encrypted and private with a Lifetime Subscription to VPN Unlimited

Let’s say you’re hanging out at your local Starbucks, using their free Wi-Fi. You come across something you want to purchase, so you input your credit card information, and get yourself something awesome. A few days later, you look at your bank statement, and realize that there’s quite a few more charges on there, and at places you’ve never been to or heard of. Unless, you just handed over your credit card info to someone, the chances are that your  [Read More…]

Verizon will throw in 2GB of free data if you upgrade on their XL or XXL data plans

Verizon is once again offering an additional 2GB of data per line when adding or upgrading a device to an XL or larger data bucket. In order to get the free data, which is good for the lifetime of your account, you need to be on Verizon’s XL or XXL data buckets. The XL plan comes with 12GB of shareable data, while the XXL bumps it up to 18GB. For each line that you add, or upgrade  [Read More…]

Verizon revives 2GB free data promo for heavier users

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Verizon on Monday confirmed it has brought back its 2GB bonus data promotion for users on the XL and XXL plans. Available immediately, both new and existing customers on the 12GB and 18GB data plans will receive extra data each month.

The way it works is pretty simple: all phone lines on either of the two plans receive 2GB of data per month. Sharing across 5 lines? That’s 10GB of extra data  [Read More…]