In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explores whether prepaid brands owned by the major wireless operators offer a true advantage over traditional services.
CTIA shows off what's new in smartphones, accessories, and all things mobile.
The LG Leon is a passable budget smartphone, but it's worth spending a little more for the Motorola Moto G or the 4.7-inch Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3.
T-Mobile's Kyocera Rally is a compact feature phone with expandable memory and a VGA camera.
The "Uncarrier" can finally compete toe to toe with the two biggest national carriers now that its 4G network can cover the same number of potential customers.
The telecom giant hopes bundling the two services together will get customers to stick around longer.
That's the only way they'll solve real problems, says Glenn Lurie, speaking at the Code Mobile conference. He also notes that the iPhone 6S has sold well.
Much of its growth, however, now comes from connecting cars and other devices. AT&T does say it added phone customers in the period.
The carrier will sell the first Windows 10 smartphone and the gargantuan tablet later this week.
In response to Verizon's plans to move to 5G, AT&T's Glenn Lurie says he prefers to wait until the industry can agree on what the technology will look like before making any proclamations.
A YouTube video from AT&T, which has since been marked private, details the upcoming smartphone and its basic features.