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How we tested the nation's networks

Our approach to testing wireless service has always been to closely replicate how people use wireless service in the real world, and then measure how well it really works. That’s why we do the testing ourselves.

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U.S. carriers line up against texting while driving

The major U.S. mobile operators are all putting their weight behind a campaign against texting while driving that will include a blitz of advertising and a driving simulator touring the country this summer.

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T-Mobile raises price on iPhone 5 by $50

A month after finally starting to offer the iPhone, T-Mobile has increased its upfront price.

U.S. carriers set up warnings to prevent 'bill shock'

U.S. mobile operators will warn subscribers when they're heading toward a big bill, after most carriers agreed to send email or text alerts when users are about to exceed their monthly usage limits or start using international roaming.

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Remains of the Day: Friends and foes

T-Mobile is firing up the iPhone compatibility, Apple's jettisoning some VPN functionality, and Google is swapping out browser engines.

Rethinking the iTunes Store

Apple's iTunes Store opened 10 years ago this month, growing dramatically over the last 10 years. But has it gotten a little too unwieldy? We discuss that on this episode of the Macworld Podcast. Also, Dan Moren explains last week's T-Mobile news.

Current AT&T iPhone 5 will work on T-Mobile LTE, HSPA+ 21 networks

The current iPhone 5 used on AT&T's network is compatible with some, but not all, of T-Mobile's networks. A version of the smartphone with broader support is due out next month.

T-Mobile rolling out iPhone 5 on new LTE network

T-Mobile announced big changes to its U.S. wireless plans Tuesday, including subsidy-free pricing plans and no two-year contracts.

Why T-Mobile's new plans won't end contract madness

T-Mobile's new payment plans may be the perfect fit for some. But Evan Dashevsky argues that they won't signal the end of contracts for mobile device users.

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iPhone arrives at T-Mobile on April 12

T-Mobile announced on Tuesday that the iPhone will be available on its network beginning on April 12.

Slow but steady: How the iPhone is changing the phone industry

It took six years, but the cell phone industry is starting to undergo a sea change--and Dan Moren thinks at least part of that can be laid at the feet of the iPhone.