FBI to probe AT&T security breach

The FBI has said that it has opened an investigation into the AT&T security breach that compromised iPad owners' email addresses.

T-Mobile jumps to the front of the line to get iPhone, maybe

While most talk of a non-AT&T iPhone has been directed at the #1 carrier, Verizon, there's a growing thought that T-Mobile may be the first new service provider to carry the Apple phone.

AT&T was sitting duck for iPad email breach

The leaking of 114,000 private email addresses by Goatse Security was carried out through a simple attack on badly-designed software, according to Praetorian Security Group.

Exposing private data? Yep, iPad does that too

114,000 private e-mail addresses have been leaked to the Internet, courtesy of a significant security flaw in the way AT&T stores iPad customer data.

AT&T apologizes for "cease and desist" threat

A red-faced AT&T has been forced to apologize for threatening an irate customer with an official "cease and desist" order.

AT&T CEO doesn't want to take your call

Are you displeased with AT&T's new smartphone plan? Well, don't try complaining to CEO Randall Stephenson - he apparently doesn't want to hear about it.

AT&T dives off the deep end, expunging unlimited data

Someone had to be the first, and AT&T decided that it would be the one to take the plunge - the carrier has announced that it will completely eliminate unlimited data service from new mobile subscription plans.

40% of 2010 iPhone sales have been to businesses

AT&T made a quick blurb today that year-to-date sales of the iPhone have been more heavily concentrated with business customers than has been typical with the consumer-oriented device.

The Dell Streak: Better than an iPad and an iPhone


Dell just announced their Streak Smartphone/Tablet and, as I wrote before, I’ve been using an early prototype since the beginning of the year. 



AT&T early termination fee rising to $325

Are you tired of getting too many dropped calls on your iPhone? Well, you better just suck it up because soon, if you wanna cancel your wireless contract it's gonna set you back hundreds of dollars.

25% of US households have a cell phone but no landline

One-fourth of American homes now has no traditional landline even though they do have mobile phone service, while only 15% have a landline with no cell phone.

Motorola Flips Out with new Android smartphone

Motorola is reportedly preparing to launch an Android-powered smartphone with a "flip-around" display in June 2010.

Man makes his own iPad MicroSIM - using a meat cleaver

Apple's decision to delay shipments of the iPad outside the US has caused a lot of frustration. While it's possible to order one from the US, there's not much point getting a 3G device unless you've got the MicroSIM to go with it.

ACLU urges Electronic Privacy Act overhaul

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has urged Congress to overhaul the country's outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).

Verizon tops in customer service, AT&T dead last

Customers are twice as happy with Verizon service than AT&T, and only report one-third the amount of dropped calls. Is there a map for that?

Blackberry OS 6 specs and pics leak onto the ‘Net

An anonymous "source" at AT&T has reportedly leaked pictures and specs of RIM's BlackBerry OS 6.

Naked Dell tablet pics Streak across the Web

Pictures of Dell's upcoming Streak tablet lineup were outed and hit the 'Net early this Friday afternoon.

The Microsoft Kin: The Blue Collar Phone


Often those of us who live with technology get excited about how much a new product can do and forget that most folks don’t want a Swiss Army Knife product nor do they want a Porsche, they want something simple and affordable that does the few things they want to do well.

Google and Microsoft call for greater limits on government snooping

Companies including Google, Microsoft and AT&T have launched a campaign group calling for restrictions on the government's access to private data.

Whoa! Verizon iPhone coming out in just a few months?

Hold the presses - the undisputed smartphone sales leader is finally branching out to another wireless carrier in the US, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.