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Before you switch wireless carriers, read this

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and more. Don't dive into the dizzying world of cell phone rates without asking yourself six important questions.

By January 27, 2016

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Paying full price for your new phone is a good idea

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the ins and outs of a world without subsidized phones.

By January 9, 2016

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How to find the cell phone family plan that's right for you

How much does it cost for a family of four across the major cell phone plan providers?

By January 25, 2016

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Worries subside as chip designer ARM predicts boost in smartphone sales

Although ARM sales were disappointing at the end of last year, the chip designer expects smartphone sales to be boosted in the second half of 2014.

By April 23, 2014

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Almost half of smartphones sold in US linked to installment plans

Instead of hurting smartphone sales, the new installment plans are actually becoming more popular than the standard two-year subsidized agreement, says Kantar analyst Carolina Milanesi.

By October 7, 2015

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Uber to add push notifications when surge pricing subsides

By letting users know when fares become cheaper, the peer-to-peer car service's CEO says he's hoping to bring some "humanity to our communications."

By February 24, 2014

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Mobile phone financing takes off among consumers

Since last July, about 28 million consumers have opted to finance their phone rather than go the subsidized route.

By May 19, 2014

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Comcast extends 'Internet Essentials' program indefinitely

Comcast extends its subsidized broadband program beyond its June 2014 commitment. The cable giant started the program back in 2011 as part of its conditions for its merger with NBC Universal.

By March 4, 2014

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AT&T reportedly discontinues sales of subsidized tablets

Carrier will no longer offer discounted pricing of slates with two-year data contracts, according to a document published by Engadget.

By August 19, 2012

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Verizon glitch let unlimited data customers upgrade phones

Carrier says it has fixed software issue that allowed some customers to upgrade to a subsidized device and retain their grandfathered data plans.

By September 30, 2013