Consumers can save dramatically on wireless by skipping unlimited

While companies like Apple make most of their money from customers buying their main products, they also make money by selling accessories for their products like cables, chargers, and so on. However it seems that some feel that Apple might be running some kind of scheme where they intentionally brick their chargers so that customers are forced to buy new ones. According to the lawsuit, it says that in November 2016, “thousands” of iPhone owners began to experience issues with their iPhone chargers where their devices no longer recognized or accepted the chargers. This meant that customers who were faced with such issues are more or less forced to buy new chargers if they wish to keep their devices juiced up. It is unclear how accurate these claims are although it’s hard to imagine Apple being petty enough to brick their chargers. However given that Apple was previously caught throttling their iPhones, we suppose there might be some who are seeing some kind of connection here. However in the event of t

Consumers can save dramatically on wireless by skipping unlimited

L.A. startup says national average of data consumption is 6 GB monthly, before Wi-Fi and argues that opting for a limited plan is more economical.        

Thu 7 Feb 19 from USA today

Lawsuit Alleges That Apple Bricks Its Own iPhone Chargers

While companies like Apple make most of their money from customers buying their main products, they also make money by selling accessories for their products like cables, chargers, and ...

Wed 6 Feb 19 from Ubergizmo

Mint Mobile's wireless deal is really good – but read the fine print

Its $20 monthly plan for 3 months moves to $35 monthly after trial period unless you lock in for a year. It's still cheaper than most competitors.        

Tue 5 Feb 19 from USA today

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Mon 4 Feb 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Mint Mobile's Super Bowl offer: $20 for three months of service - CNET

Plus: A USB-C mobile charger for $15 and your chance to win an LG OLED TV and a Samsung Galaxy S9!

Mon 4 Feb 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Sun 3 Feb 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Audi E-Tron charging plans in Europe are a little convoluted - Roadshow

If you want access to 150-kW charging, it'll cost a pretty penny, but it's still cheaper than gas.

Fri 1 Feb 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Apple reportedly testing iPhones with three rear cameras and USB-C port

Apple's next iPhone will feature a major upgrade to its camera and its charging cables - the latter of which users may not be happy about. The firm will launch its new iPhone lineup in September.

Thu 31 Jan 19 from Daily Mail

Wireless charging shipments to rise to 7.5bn by 2027

Greater awareness and new form factors will see wireless charging market grow

Mon 4 Feb 19 from Techradar

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