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All five major US carriers agree to let you unlock your phone anytime you want

You'll still have to call your carrier if you want to free your phone, however.

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AT&T, T-Mobile shift tactics as smartphones saturate markets

Getting your hands on a new iPhone may soon cost you more, as carriers move away from subsidies and aim to make customers pay for their phones directly.

Still no smartphone kill switch? Blame the carriers

Samsung emails reveal that the major US carriers vetoed plans to pre-package a kill switch on every phone.

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T-Mobile wants to give you a (sort of) free iPad Air

T-Mobile might provide the most affordable way yet for you to get your hands on one of Apple's new iPads.

How to upgrade to an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c

Depending on where you are in your upgrade cycle, getting one of the new iPhones could mean ditching your contract or paying extra money.

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AT&T's contract-free Aio talk, text, data service now live nationwide

Aio is now available online nationwide, following a limited regional rollout.

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AT&T’s contract-free Aio service going nationwide in mid-September

The subsidiary was designed to directly compete with T-Mobile's Simple Choice plans with competitive rates.

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Remains of the Day: Bugging out

A T-Mobile move may hint at the next iPhone's release date, bugs swarm OS X and iOS, and Apple's bringing free music to the masses.

T-Mobile sues AT&T over use of magenta, CEO tweets barbs about crayons

You can't own a color, but T-Mobile is hoping it can own magenta in regards to branding a no-contract carrier.

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No, U.S. smartphone costs aren't highest in the world

Sure, our phone bills are high, but so are everyone else's. We compare smartphone costs and plan rates for several countries around the globe.

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