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T-Mobile calls out AT&T Next again, criticizes Verizon Edge

T-Mobile calls out AT&T Next again, criticizes Verizon Edge

If you recall, the day after AT&T unveiled its Next upgrade plan, which allows users to pay for a device monthly with various terms for upgrading, T-Mobile sent out some vocal statements challenging the program. This spiraled into a sort of back-and-forth bickering betwixt the carriers, each lauding their respective programs, and now T-Mobile has fired off another jab at its competitor, tossing Verizon's recently unveiled Edge plan into the mix.

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Moto X benchmarks leak specifications in black

Moto X benchmarks leak specifications in black

Right here a the start of another week of Moto X leaks leading up to the official August 1st device reveal comes Motorola's next hero phone spilling essentially in full, complete with specifications, benchmarks, and all. The device is captured by a leakster who has decided to photograph the phone with benchmarks running hot, 3DMark and AnTuTu included. BONUS: The FCC has been so kind as to drop some additional details on this machine here as well, dimensions galore!

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BlackBerry A10 vs Z10 leaks show sizeable case change

BlackBerry A10 vs Z10 leaks show sizeable case change

The BlackBerry A10 is a rumored device that is said to be working with the BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system and being prepared by the company to do battle with the larger display-toting market that's swallowed much of the smartphone world. What we've seen thus far indicates the A10 to be working with a 5-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixel display resolution, a rather large bump over BlackBerry's current touchscreen hero device in the Z10 with its 4.2-inch panel.

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Verizon Edge brings “flexible equipment payment plan” to battle T-Mobile

Verizon Edge brings “flexible equipment payment plan” to battle T-Mobile

While companies like T-Mobile and AT&T aim to lead the way with new and improved ways of being transparent with smartphone customers, Verizon Edge (introduced today) brings big red into the fold. This "flexible equipment payment plan" allows users who would otherwise have had to pay a relatively large fee to switch from one phone to another on the same payment plan to upgrade instead inside 6 months. This after having spread the cost of the phone over 24 months and paying off at least 50% of the phone in the first place.

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AT&T SiriusXM deal puts always-connected telematics in Nissan vehicles

AT&T SiriusXM deal puts always-connected telematics in Nissan vehicles

Technology in the car is becoming more and more ubiquitous, thanks to car makers putting in touchscreen controls, navigation systems, and mobile internet to provide real-time information to drivers. Nissan wants to get in on the fun and has put SiriusXM to the task of implementing a telematics system inside Nissan vehicles, and the company has partnered up with AT&T to make that happen.

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T-Mobile lambastes AT&T Next with claim that it is “all wrong”

T-Mobile lambastes AT&T Next with claim that it is “all wrong”

Yesterday, AT&T revealed its Next plan, which allows for monthly device payments on a new smartphone or tablet annually, with monthly prices falling between $15 and $50. If the first thing that popped in your mind was "T-Mobile" when the plan was announced, you're not the only one, and now the latter carrier has stepped forward with some biting things to say about AT&T Next.

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NSA sued by coalition headed by EFF over US-based telephone surveillance

NSA sued by coalition headed by EFF over US-based telephone surveillance

This week the Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced that they're heading a coalition of groups - 19 in all - in a lawsuit targeting the NSA. The National Security Agency is under the microscope in this suit which suggests the government be obligated to inventory and make public (or at least let it be known what they've got) before they destroy all data collected in what's known as the Associational Tracking Program. This program works with data collected from Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint.

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