AT&T

  • AT&T Cell Phones, Now with Live Video

    At the NXTcomm trade conference this morning AT&T Chairman Randall Stephenson announced live video sharing on their 3G enabled handsets. If both users have a compatible handset and are in a 3G coverage area, you can invite the callee to see your video by just pressing your camera button. The functionality is based on Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem and runs on compatible phones such… Read More

  • AT&T Video Share Launches

    AT&T’s video share service has officially been launched, albeit years behind the rest of the world, but, hey, better late than never. It’s fairly straight forward in that the service allows you to stream video from your mobile handset to another. Are you witnessing Lindsay Lohan crashing cars and playing with knives? Wanna prove it to your friends? See where I’m going… Read More

  • BlackBerry Curve 8300 Review


    This is not the Curve I admit it: I’m a Crackberry addict, er, guy. There’s a reason why the BlackBerry has sold so many units. The BlackBerry device by Research in Motion (RIM) is a great portable email device. Initially, the BlackBerry’s popularity started with government and finance communities, but over the years its spread to the more casual email addicts. The… Read More

  • $10 DSL from AT&T: It's a Little Bit Country

    The Consumerist and Cory Doctorow both wrote a bit on AT&T’s secret $10 DSL (“Downstream speeds up to 768Kbps/Upstream speeds up to 128Kbps”) which offers bare bones access because of an FCC loophole they couldn’t close when the bought BellSouth. You have to sign up for a full year, though. That’s all well and good, but Cory suggests avoiding the service… Read More

  • Hell Freezes Over: Destiny's Child Mobile Game Released


    I love your pits, Beyonce You know what’s fantastic? The Final Fantasy series from Square-Enix. I really love those games. I like Kingdom Hearts and Saga Frontier 2 too. But as of today, I’m no longer buying anything that godforsaken company releases. Know why? They made a goddamned game called Destiny’s Child Groove and it’s hitting your mobile phone right… Read More

  • iPhone Launch Details Emerge

    Well, well, well. We now know why Apple and AT&T are launching the iPhone at 6 p.m, but frankly, it pisses me off. All AT&T stores will shut their doors at 4:30PM to take shipment of iPhones. Apple is really keeping the wraps on these bad boys until the very last second. This is going to cause so much chaos. Wouldn’t you agree? A few other tidbits about launch day tell us that… Read More

  • The New AT&T: American Tracking & Takedown

    AT&T is to begin working with the RIAA and MPAA in a concerted effort to track down and punish AT&T internet users who download pirated music and movies. According to the LA Times, AT&T have decided on the move after beginning to sell pay-television services, apparently they now see their interests as being more closely aligned with Hollywood than their millions of customers. The… Read More

  • First In-Store iPhone Ads Spotted

    Hold. The. Phone. iPhone, that is. The first pictures of AT&T’s in-store iPhone ads have appeared online and millions around the globe are going b-a-n-a-n-a-s. It’s mainly eye candy and we present it here, today, to whet your appetite for Apple’s civilization-changing cellphone. Huzzah! iPhone Banners at AT&T Stores [Mac Rumors] Read More

  • Leaked Interal AT&T Docs Point to More Collaboration With Apple

    Talking points make the world go ’round and, somehow, that Boy Genius obtained internal AT&T documents detailing the wireless provider’s game plan for the iPhone and beyond. Most of the document is simply rehashed stats and specs and marketing speak, but there are a few morsels of information for us to devour. Shall we? Read More

  • AT&T Releases Two New 3G Samsungs

    Looking to get your 3G on with a new phone for AT&T? Check out the Samsung SGH-a717, a flip phone with a 2MP camera, HSDPA, music player with Napster and Yahoo! integration, and video sharing, which allows one person at a time to show live video to their friends. Also available now is the SGH-a727, which is more of a candybar phone that looks like the Samsung Trace. It packs a 1.3MP… Read More

  • BlackBerry Curve Debuts on AT&T May 31

    The long, oh-so-long wait for the BlackBerry Curve is almost over, with RIM announcing that it launches tomorrow, May 31, on AT&T. (Guess that June 13 rumor didn’t pan out… the earlier the better, I suppose.) Most of the reviews on the Net have been positive: Laptop gave it a four stars (out of five) and CNET gave it an 8.0. Now VZW users aren’t the only ones with a shiny… Read More

  • AT&T Stores Getting Less Than 40 iPhones For Launch

    Oh noes! Have you been mowing lawns relentlessly, saving up for that $499 iPhone that’s about to come out? Well you better get your camping gear ready if you really want one, ’cause word on the (Wall) street is that AT&T stores will be receiving less than 40 iPhones each. Talk about a shortage. WR Hambrecht & Co. surveyed a ton of AT&T stores and found that iPhones… Read More

  • "Unlimited" iPhone Plan Coming Soon To AT&T?

    Glenn Laurie, president of national distribution for AT&T, is saying that an unlimited package is in the works for AT&T customers who want to purchase the iPhone. Makes sense due to all the rich features that use the Internet on the iPhone, right? On the issue of web browsing, Laurie says: “I think it will be great for us, and here’s why. One of the things with this… Read More

  • Scoop: AT&T Wireless, iPhone Coming to Fry's Next Month

    Thanks to the loose lips of a local employee, we now bring news that Fry’s, the ginormous big-box electronics retail chain that is part Mecca and part Disneyland for nerds, will next month start selling AT&T Wireless. They haven’t announced this yet, but it’s a big deal. Fry’s was always reluctant to offer Cingular’s services for various reasons, but seems to… Read More

  • Blackberry 8300 Hits AT&T June 13…Maybe


    We’ll take this one with golf ball sized grain of salt, but a launch date for the Blackberry Curve has been floating around and June 13 seems to be the day we’ll see the latest RIM device hit the streets. There are also rumors about a launch party for the Curve on June 8th here in NYC. Neither of which have been confirmed, but we’re keeping an ear to the ground. AT&T… Read More

  • CrunchDeal: Treo 680 for $39.99 (AR)

    MyTreo.net’s store is having a fantastic sale on Treo 680s for Cingular/AT&T for existing customers. You do have to wade through rebate hell, but when all’s said and done, you wind up with a brand new Treo 680 for $39.99. That is a very, very good deal. That’s for current customers. If you switch your service to AT&T, you can get the same Treo for free. This is how… Read More

  • AT&T Has iPhone Exclusively For Five Years, Verizon Preps 'Answer'

    The iPhone is the subject of political intrigue, international statecraft and cellphone executives hating on each other. AT&T, the sole provider of the iPhone, as if you didn’t already know, will exclusively have the phone for five years. Previous reports or rumors (boy, is that line starting to blur) had the phone pegged to AT&T through 2009. Oh, and Verizon Wireless has a… Read More

  • iPhone Will Be Available For Pre-Paid Users


    A leaked internal screen-shot from AT&T Rejoice! If you’ve been kicking yourself non-stop over the iPhone because you either have another carrier or you use Cingular as a pre-paid service, you need not worry anymore. Proof has risen from an internal AT&T computer screen-shot, which shows available tracking for the iPhone. Three options are listed: iPhone Hybrid Tracking… Read More

  • AT&T To Use iPhone To Push Name Change

    With the iPhone about a month away, AT&T has finally gotten around to realizing they need to ditch the Cingular name. Using the iPhone as a catalyst, AT&T will be replacing signs inside all 1800+ Cingular stores with AT&T logos, adverts, and signs. Says AT&T Spokesperson Mike Coe: “The iPhone is one of the most anticipated handsets ever in the wireless industry, and we… Read More

  • Apple Will Sell iPhone in 2,000 Stores: Get in Line Now

    When the iPhone debuts next month, consumers lucky enough to wait in line for one can do so at 2,000 fine retail locations. One of those analyst types from Bear Sterns just wrapped up a meeting with Apple and the company said that its iPhone will be available for purchase at its 181 retail stores and AT&T’s 1,840 stores. No other store will sell the phone, don’t you know. In… Read More