October 10, 2013 |
T-Mobile announced its customers now get unlimited data and texting when they travel abroad. The Seattle carrier will also let users make calls while abroad for $0.20 per minute. And all of this is bundled into the company's base Simple Choice plan, which costs $50 per month. PHOTOS: Top 11 hidden, cool features in Apple's iOS 7 How does T-Mobile's new plan stack up against rivals AT&T, Verizon and Sprint? Here's what we've found. AT&T If you're traveling with AT&T, you'll have to pay extra on top of your service plan to get texting, data and voice.
September 26, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO - In the hours leading up to the Dodgers' 3-2 defeat to the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, Manager Don Mattingly reminded his team's supporters that baseball was a game and nothing more. Like many of his players, Mattingly woke up to news that a Dodgers fan was fatally stabbed near AT&T Park on Wednesday night. "It's a game, you know?" Mattingly said. "Leave it on the field. " The Dodgers and Giants observed a moment of silence before their game, which was decided on an eighth-inning solo home run by Angel Pagan . BOX SCORE: Giants 3, Dodgers 2 Serving up the line-drive shot was Paco Rodriguez , one of the team's most frequently used relievers this season.
August 21, 2013 |
After the coffee. Before cleaning my desk off for vacation. The Skinny: Either I'm starting to lose it, or my digital video recorder has stopped listening to me. It was supposed to record the Fox Sports 1 show "Crowd Goes Wild" and "Breaking Bad" and, well, you know the rest. Oh, well, why should my DVR be any different from everyone else's I know. Wednesday's headlines include a dramatic exit at Fox News, a look at who makes what in TV and Google may want its own NFL package.
August 20, 2013 |
Al Jazeera America has been on less than one day and it already has made an enemy. The new cable news channel, which launched Tuesday afternoon, filed a lawsuit against AT&T for not carrying the network on its U-verse pay-TV system. Al Jazeera America had promoted that AT&T U-verse would be one of the distributors carrying the network. However, when the channel flipped the switch, AT&T dropped it. PHOTOS: Cable versus broadcast ratings In a statement, Al Jazeera accused AT&T of breach of contract and said it had no choice but to file a suit against the company to "compel AT&T to do the right thing.
August 1, 2013 |
Giants Garden, the edible garden that's planned for AT&T Park in San Francisco and billed as the first of its kind at a major American sports facility, is already generating an early public reaction that has its designers a little overwhelmed. The cold and foggy San Francisco weather has skeptics convinced that the edible garden, announced by President Obama earlier this week , will be problematic when it opens next season. “People think tomatoes won't grow in the fog,” lamented Silvina Blasen, the plant expert who designed the landscape with her husband, Eric Blasen.
July 18, 2013 |
In just over a week, T-Mobile, AT&T and now Verizon have all announced device upgrade plans. These plans are all designed to let eager tech users get new phones quicker than they can with traditional plans, which typically require them to wait out a period of two years. But despite having a similar end goal, each plan works differently. Here's how they compare. Exchange period If you want to be able to change out your smartphone often, then the plans offered by T-Mobile and Verizon are the better choices.