Wireless contracts and device subsidies will soon go the way of the dinosaur. CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how to navigate the changing mobile landscape.
The philanthropic carrier gives you unlimited talk, texting, and data -- but if you're thinking there's a catch, you're right.
Don't want another two-year noose? You can get a contract-free GSM version of the new iPhone -- for a price.
A surprisingly high number of customers are opting to pay for their own smartphones in monthly installments, avoiding a two-year contract. And that's good news for AT&T.
It's getting cheaper and easier to own a smartphone, but is there a downside to breaking away from the Big Four?
The AT&T subsidiary lowers prices and raises data buckets for its prepaid plans, and puts a trio of Samsung phones on sale.
The monthly plan, initially launching on four phones, gets you unlimited talk, text, and Web.
Forget contracts, the retailer is offering 30-day unlimited plans that start at $45 per month through Straight Talk Wireless and Net10 Wireless.
The carrier at last is offering a break to customers willing to jump onto its shared data plans without a contract.
A chart in this story listed an incorrect price for AT&T's smartphone fee for 2GB of data under the old plan.