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CNET Update: Verizon's new data plan burns singles

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CNET Update: Verizon's new data plan burns singles

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Get a breakdown of how much you'll be paying with Verizon's new shared data plan, which goes into effect in two weeks for new customers or those wanting upgrades.

We are jamming in cloud but getting squeezed in our wallets. I'm Bridget Carey and this is facing an up. Verizon has completely restructure nearly all its phone plans. With something called share everything. Has called a squeeze your wallet plan because from now on Verizon's plans will keep you. And limited -- and unlimited voice of course you really don't need unlimited voice these days. And as for data you have to paint how much data you want been -- -- -- for each device that will drink from that bucket of data. Verizon is encouraging you to have multiple devices all share from one pilot data but it's me thinks more expensive if you're an individual. The new Smart from already that's a forty dollar monthly fee just for the Smart -- The cheapest data plan starts at -- dollars for one gig a month. -- used to cost fifty dollars for two geeks so one found one big data that's already ninety dollars but you know you go over one -- with your cool new forgy not -- mitigate few weeks. That brings you to a hundred bucks and counting all the taxes in -- And now you can throw your tablet on the same data plan. Now just be another ten dollars but how now you have -- tablets and that means you're eating through your data faster so over two gigs and -- either eighteen dollars. Earlier benefiting as if you had several family members tied into the plan. And this isn't just another pricing option. It's pretty much the only option. It be don't have Verizon is still better -- attention because AT&T has been talking about doing something similar. This all starts June 20 so if you upgrade your -- contract in the next two weeks. You got the worry -- this. If you're one of the many are hanging -- to an old unlimited plan well the next time you upgrade your hot -- and limited and go with the sharing plan. In other news -- users will be able to make purchases from their remote using PayPal now start rolling out in the fall. We could be seen seven inch Google tablet at the end of this month unveiled that the Google I O conference perhaps it's -- -- to one report. And Twitter ran its first television ad -- NASCAR race. Today we're keeping a watch on the new Amazon cloud player app which after all this time is finally available Apple App Store. I can buy music off of it like Android version because Apple wants -- -- of on the sales. But you can access songs -- bought from Amazon on your computer that you seeped into the cloud or any other songs you want to add to that I've gigs of free storage we have to play it through the app so basically it -- be is there. That's your tech news update -- today for more in the stories Wednesday -- dot com slash update -- are still used in new York and I'm thinking here yeah. --
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