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Sprint vs. AT&T vs. Verizon vs. T-Mobile: Who has the best family plan? (Updated)

Picking the best family plan for your needs can be extremely difficult. We've gone through all the plans from T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon to help you decide which one is best for you.

Mobile

Verizon customer paid $1,500 over 5 years for a landline she thought she cancelled

New Jersey resident Lauraine Hollyer was shocked to discover she had been charged an extra $1,500 over a span of five years for a landline she thought she cancelled at the turn of the millennium. Thankfully, this story has a happy ending.

Home Theater

Verizon announces new data plans, gets rid of phone contracts in the process

In a move that highlights the shift away from phone contracts, Verizon revealed it will do away with them entirely. Customers will now either pay full price up-front for their phones or pay through monthly installments.

Mobile

HBO Now signs new deal with Verizon, opening up to ‘100 million’ potential customers

HBO Now may get a boost in a new multi-platform agreement between HBO and Verizon. Broadband and wireless users will be able to subscribe to the standalone HBO service directly through Verizon, with possible bundling into Verizon's coming mobile video service

Prepare your wallets: Sony’s high-spec Xperia Z4V comes to Verizon August 13

If you've been holding out for a true Sony Xperia flagship smartphone for 2015, you're about to be rewarded. The Xperia Z4V is here, and it's a water-resistant, octa-core, quad HD monster device coming to Verizon this summer.

Mobile

The slowest Internet in the country can be found in four very surprising cities

If you think your Internet is absurdly slow, like 1990s dial-up slow, you may be painfully correct if you live in one of four major cities that suffer from some of the worst Internet connections in the country.

Web

It’s official, AOL is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon

Verizon's offer to buy AOL has now been completed after regulatory approvals. AOL has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon and current AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will continue to lead the way.

Mobile

The Lumia 735 is $80 with Verizon, and it’ll handle Windows 10 when it arrives

Verizon added the Lumia 735 to its smartphone range. It runs Windows Phone 8.1 at the moment, but this $80 phone will handle Windows 10 for Mobile when it's released later this year.

Mobile

Drone control: Verizon’s cell phone towers could be used in NASA plan to monitor drones

Verizon has reportedly signed a deal with NASA to allow the use of its cell phone towers in a proposed air traffic control system for quadcopters and other remotely controlled flying machines.

Cool Tech

Snapchat hogs 75 percent of all social messaging data traffic in the U.K.

During a recent earnings call, Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao explained how Snapchat now takes up 75 percent of all mobile traffic in the United Kingdom.

Mobile

AT&T vs. Verizon vs. Sprint vs. T-Mobile: Who has the best individual plan?

Can't figure out which cell provider you should go with? Navigating the depths of data plans and contracts can be confusing, so we've gone through all the offerings from Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T to help you pick which is best for you.

Mobile

Security researcher discovers simple way to access Verizon ISP accounts

A security researcher discovered a critical flaw that put Verizon customers at risk. A hacker could access any account by spoofing a user's IP address if the attacker knew the victim's address. Fortunately, the problem has been patched.

Computing

AT&T and Hulu get cozy in new multi-platform partnership

Hulu and AT&T have announced a joint effort to bring Hulu to the AT&T customers. According to a press release by AT&T this week, the commuications giant will offer Hulu subscription streaming service to its subscribers across multiple platforms.

Home Theater

First images of the LG G Pad X leak, revealing Verizon branding and classic LG design

Leaked images show the successor to LG's G Pad 8.3: the G Pad X. It's reportedly bound for Verizon in the U.S., but details beyond that -- including internals and pricing -- aren't forthcoming.

Mobile

Verizon and Sprint ordered to pay $158 million in fines over cramming charges

The Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission have slammed Sprint and Verizon with a collective $158 million in fines after the conclusion of an investigation over "mobile cramming" allegations.

Mobile