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We've been whaling on the AT&T-Mobile merger for a while, not because we hate capitalism, but because it was so blatantly lazy, and the spin AT&T put on it was so blatantly disingenuous.
When we last checked in with the terrible idea of merging AT&T and T-Mobile, AT&T had just withdrawn their merger bid from the FCC over Thanksgiving to make sure their damning, unfriendly, and generally "no effing way this is ever happening dude" report wasn't released.
Hey, remember when AT&T tried to disguise a major setback in their attempt to gulp down T-Mobile like a fratboy gulps down a goldfish by pulling their FCC application over Thanksgiving.
This is how you know a bad merger is completely screwed: when the people involved attempt to cover up a major setback by doing it over Thanksgiving.
I spent most of last week on the road, due to a death in the family.
Today marks the day that Verizon ends its unlimited data plan, which will actually probably not annoy most people, since most people use well under 2GB on their phones.
You would think that AT&T is not very popular, what with the fact that even professional journalists boo it whenever they get a chance.
The above video discussing the PlayStation Vita and the fact that it was on AT&T was from some sort of gamer-dork conclave, right.
Serious question: Has there every been a company more universally loathed than AT&T.
The female form has been the subject of endless speculation and misinformation throughout the centuries.
On Monday, T-Mobile users learned just how much their love and respect for their company was worth when Douche, er, Deutsche Telekom announced it was selling its T-Mobile USA operations to AT&T, better known to mobile users as the network that thinks dropping calls in New York City 30% of the time is acceptable service.
In the world of software, nothing matters quite as much as being the market leader.
For the past month, I have been performing the daunting task of picking a new cell phone to replace by seemingly outdated Blackberry Curve.
Even as an affirmed Apple fanboy, who has owned Macs for ten straight years, there's one Apple product I haven't bought and actually won't for a while: the iPhone.
A couple days ago news broke that AT&T threatened to send a cease and desist letter to a customer for emailing their CEO twice in a two week period.