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Korean phone subsidies: Comical, chaotic and often illegal

As the Korean cellular market draws closer to saturation point, the drive to win customers through cheap phone deals has gone off the rails.

By Jul. 1, 2014

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HTC One M8 Google Play Edition

The HTC One M8 Google Play Edition will fulfill the dreams of Android fanatics seeking to pair top-notch hardware with a Nexus-style KitKat experience, so long as they’re willing to pay a premium.

Apr. 18, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating Apr. 18, 2014
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Optus cuts handset subsidies, ups iPhone and Galaxy price

Optus cuts handset subsidies and pushes up the price of mobiles, arguing similar moves from Telstra and Vodafone allow it to remain competitive.

By Apr. 28, 2014

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Intel, hell-bent on hitting 40 million tablets, ups subsidies

Intel fully intends to see 40 million tablets ship this year with its chips inside. And it will make payouts to customers to get there.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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Verizon CFO: Abandoning subsidies would be a mistake

Though carriers have moved more agressively to offer installment plans to subscribers, Verizon's CFO still sees risk in that area.

By Mar. 10, 2014

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AT&T chief: We can't keep doing big subsidies on phones

CEO Randall Stephenson says wireless operators can no longer afford to suck up the costs of customers' devices. The wave of the future? Drive up network use.

By Dec. 10, 2013

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T-Mobile faces war of words after killing subsidies, contracts

There's a lot of confusion over whether T-Mobile's new plans are a good thing. CNET breaks it down for you.

By Mar. 26, 2013

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FCC proposes $14M in fines over abuse of phone subsidy program

Five wireless carriers allegedly signed up thousands of consumers to multiple subsidies despite rules permitting one subsidy per person.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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HTC One Mini 2

With its slick metal body, the HTC One Mini 2 is among the most luxurious compact phones around. HTC, however, has given it a set of specs that put it more alongside the dirt-cheap Moto G than the One M8. This is definitely not the flagship One M8 in a more compact form. If style is of the utmost importance, it's worth checking out, but the Moto G is much better value.

May. 26, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May. 26, 2014
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HTC Desire 610

The HTC Desire 610 may be affordable, with an iPhone 5C-style plastic body, but its mediocre specs and poor screen resolution mean it's still not a good buy. For much less money you can grab the 4G Motorola Moto G, which has the same processor, Android KitKat software and a higher resolution display.

Jul. 4, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating Jul. 4, 2014

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