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Harman Spark in-car diagnostic dongle brings AT&T 4G LTE

Harman Spark in-car diagnostic dongle brings AT&T 4G LTE

Harman has launched Spark, a dongle that connects to a vehicle's OBD II sensor to provide both diagnostic data and in-car 4G LTE access. Spark is being offered exclusively in the US by AT&T, which offers service for the device as part of existing plans and as a standalone option. The dongle is also part of a promo that offers it at a discount for certain phone buyers.

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Project Verify unveiled by major US carriers to eliminate app passwords

Project Verify unveiled by major US carriers to eliminate app passwords

The United States' four biggest wireless carriers -- Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile -- have teamed to launch Project Verify, a single sign-on service that reduces how many passwords someone needs. Project Verify is designed for smartphone users, existing to authenticate any apps that require logins so the user doesn't have to enter a unique password.

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iPhone Xs Carrier Pricing Round-up: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile

iPhone Xs Carrier Pricing Round-up: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile

The new iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone XR were revealed at Apple headquarters yesterday - today come the carrier prices. Today we're running down the various costs of this smartphone collection (two of the three), for each major carrier in the United States as well as Apple proper. You also might well want to take a peek at our giant iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max hands-on while you're at it. Wouldn't want to buy a phone without getting up close and personal.

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Verizon’s first 5G cities and this giant phone

Verizon’s first 5G cities and this giant phone

Verizon made their first-ever 5G NR call on a commercial network with a simulated smartphone device. Verizon's most recent test in the 5G space also tipped a hat to its side-news launch of 5G residential broadband service in four US markets. This Verizon 5G news came right on the heels of AT&T's big 5G announcement at AT&T Spark - they'll be expanding in a big way, too.

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These cities get 5G first from AT&T

These cities get 5G first from AT&T

This morning at AT&T Spark, the mobile data company named a bunch of cities to which it planned to bring 5G data speeds. This comes on top of news that AT&T deployed its first mobile 5G cell site and expanded its 5G reach from its first 7 cities to an additional 5, all inside the year 2018. Come 2019, AT&T's reach with 5G will spread to a bunch more cities across the United States.

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AT&T launches unlimited plan deal with perks for first responders

AT&T launches unlimited plan deal with perks for first responders

AT&T has launched new unlimited plan deals for first responders and their families, offering a couple unlimited data options at discounted rates. The deal covers both the AT&T Unlimited & More plan and the Unlimited & More Premium plan; a 25-percent discount over regular rates is offered for both options. Perks like entertainment options are included with the Premium plan.

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Security flaws left T-Mobile, AT&T account PINs vulnerable

Security flaws left T-Mobile, AT&T account PINs vulnerable

While not quite as bad as a situation involving hackers gaining access to a carrier's customer database, a recent pair of online security flaws put T-Mobile and AT&T customers at risk. Security researchers discovered the flaws on third-party websites, which left customer account PINs potentially exposed when they were meant to be used for account verification purposes.

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The big Note 9 deals on preorder day

The big Note 9 deals on preorder day

It's Galaxy Note 9 preorder day, and the carriers all have deals hoping to get you to put a brand new Samsung phablet into your pocket or purse. The new S Pen, bigger display, and huge battery don't come cheap, but with payment plans and some BOGO offers - along with a couple of Samsung bundles - the sting isn't quite as sharp as it could be. Read on for all the details.

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DirecTV adds Alexa support for satellite TV customers

DirecTV adds Alexa support for satellite TV customers

Following its promise earlier this year, DirecTV has officially launched Amazon Alexa support for its satellite television customers. The company first revealed plans to offer support for the assistant back in March, something that would bring voice control as an optional alternative for the ordinary remote control. That new functionality is now live...but you can only use it if you have the right hardware.

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Magic Leap gets cash from AT&T as it continues to ghost

Magic Leap gets cash from AT&T as it continues to ghost

Normally I wouldn't mention that a company got investment cash before it had a product, but Magic Leap's been in this situation for a LONG time. Look all the way back to Google's investment, an investment that took place in October of 2014. They had a TED talk back in January of 2013, too - they've been at this business of preparing some augmented reality hardware and software for a while - and in tech product terms, a length of time that seems incomprehensible.

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It’s not been a good week for cord-cutters

It’s not been a good week for cord-cutters

Unexpected price increases, terms of service that change with no warning, and a gradual sense that you're paying more and more but getting nothing extra: the same complaints that led many to cut the cord are starting to crop up again, only this time around on-demand services. Indeed, it's not been a great week for cord-cutters trying to be frugal with their home entertainment.

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DirecTV NOW is going up by $5/mo, just because AT&T can

DirecTV NOW is going up by $5/mo, just because AT&T can

DirecTV NOW is getting an unexpected price increase, with the streaming service rising $5 per month across its tiers. Subscribers of the AT&T owned service were warned of the increase via email over the weekend, with the changes happening in roughly a month's time.

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