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AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion – USATODAY.com

March 22nd, 2011 No comments

NEW YORK — AT&T (T) stunned the telecom world on Sunday by announcing that it has agreed to pay $39 billion in cash and stock for T-Mobile USA — potentially making AT&T the No. 1 wireless provider with 39% of the market.

AT&T plans to buy T-Mobile in a deal that would create an industry giant by combining the top wireless carriers.

AT&T says the combination would give it the airwave spectrum it needs to handle the soaring demand for mobile broadband services as consumers snap up smartphones and tablet computers such as Apple’s iPad.

via AT&T to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion – USATODAY.com.

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10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Technology

January 27th, 2011 No comments

The New York Times logoA recent article by Sam Grobart in the Technology section of the New York Times lists 10 things you can do to for a better experience with your computers, smartphones and assorted gadgets. And often at no cost.

“…the tech industry has given you the impression that making adjustments is difficult and time-consuming. It is not.”

From protecting your photos and files from theft, accidental loss or crashes to protecting your devices from viruses, this article is packed with good advice.

One piece of advice that I have been giving for a few years that also appears in the article is “STOP using Internet Explorer!” Using a modern browser like Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari will give you a better browser experience and offer you a wide variety of add-ons and features.

Firefox, Chrome and Safari are available for Mac and Windows – Firefox and Chrome are available in Linux versions as well.

Read the complete article at the New York Times »

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