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Meet the Ironman One GPS+: Timex's quasi-smartwatch doesn't need your phone

Timex is ready to get into the smartwatch game with an effort targeted at runners. But this is no Android Wear device. It's barely even a smartwatch.

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Gimme a boost: 3 ways to make calls when your cellular signal is terrible

If you find yourself asking, "Can you hear me now?" it might be time to explore Wi-Fi calling, femtocells, or signal boosters.

Netflix, AT&T hammer out interconnection deal to boost streaming video speeds

Netflix is quickly racking up interconnection deals with the major U.S. ISPs in 2014. AT&T is the latest to grab a chair at the Netflix interconnection buffet.

More AT&T customers switch to paying for their phones

Most new postpaid smartphone users are choosing monthly payments over subsidized prices

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active review: A high-end phone for the accident prone

The durable Galaxy S5 variant is for those who are tough on their phones or a complete klutz.

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AT&T executive: Standalone wearables coming this year

Glenn Lurie, partnership chief for the telecom giant, doesn't think wearables can break through until they can work without a phone.s

Cord cutters, beware: AT&T's DirecTV buy affects you, too

Even if you've spurned cable TV, you're still likely to feel the impact from mega-bucks deals like the ones involving AT&T and DirecTV or Comcast snapping up Time Warner Cable. After all, cable providers have a built-in incentive for making cord cutting an unattractive option to their subscribers.

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AT&T reportedly gets Amazon's phone exclusively -- so what's T-Mobile up to?

Like Amazon, T-Mobile will hold a press event in Seattle Wednesday night. But it seems unlikely that T-Mobile's event has anything to do with Amazon's rumored smartphone.

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AT&T releases rugged, shock-resistant Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Forget the leaks, the real deal is finally here at AT&T. Samsung's Galaxy S5 Active is now available for purchase.

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What will consumers gain from AT&T's DirecTV buy?

AT&T wants to buy DirecTV and is making several promises to sweeten the deal. But are AT&T's commitments all they're cracked up to be?