A couple months ago, a friend of mine was using her iPad while riding the Metro to work when a teenager tried to tear it out of her hands at a station stop. The effrontery of the attack--during rush hour, with a lot of people around to witness it--was particularly disconcerting, but evidently this kind of "Apple picking" is becoming commonplace in broad daylight, in heavily populated places around the country.
AT&T's new Mobile Share data plan may work well for families looking to save on the rising costs of mobile data consumption, but at a cap of 10 devices, the plan is not ideal for most enterprises.
The shared data plan that AT&T unveiled today--like a similar plan from Verizon--offers significant benefits for consumers and very small businesses, but it isn't likely to save most companies money, warns Eric Zeman at InformationWeek.
Samsung Electronics is teaming with AT&T Mobility to introduce carrier billing options to the manufacturer's Media Hub video-on-demand entertainment service.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said Tuesday the company is still mulling a proposal to charge application developers for data consumed by customers, stating that some content providers have asked the operator to implement the change.
Verizon Wireless and AT&T both announced major expansions to their LTE networks in the U.S., giving customers faster wireless access in new areas.
AT&T is expanding its U-verse TV applications for Apple's iOS platform, adding content from a number of premium channels and integrating new second-screen interactive experiences.
AT&T said during an analyst event held at its network operations center in Bedminster, N.J., this week that the number of its business customer who have adopted tablet PCs surged almost 200 percent between the first quarter of 2011 and the first quarter of 2012. The 194 percent year-over-year jump in tablet adoption is just one of the market indicators that has AT&T focusing increasingly on the enterprise.
AT&T Mobility is expanding its Toggle bring-your-own-device initiative in an effort to help businesses and employees separate work-related mobile data and applications from personal activities.
Apple has made another entry into the CDMA prepaid phone world in a deal announced on June 7 by Virgin Mobile USA. Virgin joins Cricket from Leap Wireless, which announced a subsidized iPhone on May 31. This is the first time that Apple has worked with prepaid carriers in the United States to sell the iPhone.