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data-only service


Using a tablet SIM to turn a smartphone into a data-only device

In this Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon advises a reader looking to use a SIM card from a tablet to get data-only wireless service on his smartphone.

By October 27, 2012


How can I get data-only service for my old iPhone?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, a reader gets advice on how to get a data-only plan for an old iPhone.

By May 28, 2012


Use the SIM from a Verizon iPad for a data-only plan on your smartphone

Verizon doesn't currently offer a data-only plan for smartphones. Using the new iPad and an LTE SIM card, you can have a data-only plan in a few minutes.

By March 22, 2012


Vodafone signs up 637,000 Brits to 4G, but still making losses

Despite customers paying more for fast data, only selling its stake in Verizon stopped the European network from seeing multibillion losses in the past year.

By May 20, 2014


How Google and Nest could get the smart home all wrong

Now that Google has a key to our home, it's poised to take smart appliances to new heights. But -- well, good luck maneuvering the messy and disjointed Internet of things.

By January 14, 2014


Save time and trouble with these 10 productivity tips

Get more work done in less time -- and with fewer interruptions -- by doing a quick system check and making a few simple, straightforward tweaks.

By September 30, 2013


Vaya launches 4G service

Budget mobile service provider Vaya is now offering 4G connectivity via the Optus network.

By April 9, 2013


Time Warner Cable drops CBS as talks over fees fall short

The two sides fail to reach a fee agreement resulting in a blackout of CBS in several major U.S. cities. Online alternatives give consumers a way to keep watching CBS content -- just not from the broadcaster itself.

By August 2, 2013


EE goes 4G in 10 new towns, doubles up in Belfast

EE has added 10 more towns to its extra-fast 4G line-up, as well as doubling data speeds in Belfast, Newcastle and Southampton.

By July 23, 2013


NSA has backdoor access to Internet companies' databases

Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, and other large tech companies let the National Security Agency search through confidential customer data, according to the Washington Post.

By June 6, 2013