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T-Mobile brings back the subsidy (sort of) with Score discount program

For an extra $5 per month, subscribers can lock in discounts on future phones--while locking themselves in to a contract of sorts.

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Toshiba's iPhone dongle beams 100MB to other iOS devices in mere seconds

If Bluetooth just ain't cutting it, Toshiba's new dongle lets you wirelessly beam data between iOS devices at (relatively) blistering rates.

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T-Mobile escalates promotional price wars with cheap unlimited family plans

It's yet another limited-time offer, but it brings the cost of unlimited data to just $180 per month for a family of four.

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Apple downplays disruptive potential of Apple SIM, while carriers rush to protect turf

Everyone wants to know whether the carrier-agnostic SIM built into new iPads will ever reach iPhones. Users would love it, but carriers would hate it, and Apple's not pushing the issue.

Samsung's futuristic Wi-Fi tech is five times faster than today's wireless networks

Samsung's developing a new Wi-Fi technology that will let you transfer a 1GB file between devices in under 3 seconds--but don't expect to see it in your Galaxy phone anytime soon.


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Having problems connecting your Belkin router to the Internet? (They're fixed)

An unknown flaw has caused many older Belkin routers to refuse to connect to the Internet, which has caused Belkin to recommend connecting to a specific DNS server.