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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.

Breaking down the iPhone 5s upgrade math

The simplest thing is to just get an iPhone 5S with a new 2-year contract, but how much will it cost you if you’re not eligible for an upgrade?

Verizon to launch Total Mobile Protection program, for that added sense of security

Now you can pay a monthly fee to get a little more help with your device.

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AT&T buys up $1.9 billion worth of unused bandwidth from Verizon

The purchase will be used for AT&T's 4G LTE deployment across 18 states.

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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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Clockwise 3: A dump truck of hurt

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, Dan Frakes, and Leah Yamshon discuss digital versus analog media, mobile sharing plans, a big week in maps, and wireless speakers.

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No-contract mobile plans compared: Verizon Edge, AT&T Next, T-Mobile Jump

Verizon is the latest carrier to jump on the no-contract craze. Let's see how its offering stacks up against already-announced plans.

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There's really no such thing as a 'best' mobile provider

It’s easy to get bogged down in debates over which is mobile provider is best. All that matters is which provider best serves your particular needs.

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Privacy groups, lawmakers rip into NSA surveillance

Privacy groups and some lawmakers are in an uproar after news reports this week that the U.S. National Security Agency is conducting broad surveillance of the nation's residents.

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Remains of the Day: Don't touch that dial

Apple may broadcast ads up and down the dial, the carriers may be dialing down your speeds, and released Steve Jobs emails showed that he had publishing execs dialed in.