Activation

11.28.13
US carriers can now block activation of stolen smartphones if they head abroad
11.28.13

US carriers can now block activation of stolen smartphones if they head abroad

US wireless industry group CTIA has announced that a stolen phone database launched last year by T...

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11.27.13
Google's setup app makes bulk Play for Education tablet activations a breeze
11.27.13

Google's setup app makes bulk Play for Education tablet activations a breeze

Google is looking to make the task for schools looking to cash in on Google Play for Education a b...

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11.04.13
AT&T: iPad activations this weekend up more than 200% compared to last year's launch
11.04.13

AT&T: iPad activations this weekend up more than 200% compared to last year's launch

Perhaps it really will be an "iPad Christmas" for Apple this year. Though Apple hasn't yet release...

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01.09.13
Verizon announces 9.8 million smartphone activations, more iPhones
01.09.13

Verizon announces 9.8 million smartphone activations, more iPhones

Earlier this week. AT&T announced it had activated 10 million smartphones in the holiday qu...

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10.15.12
Telus nixing activation fees for new and current subscribers
10.15.12

Telus nixing activation fees for new and current subscribers

Oh the ever-so-wonderful activation fees. For some lucky folks in The True North, however, these o...

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07.09.12
Apple cracks down on site selling iOS 6 betas
07.09.12

Apple cracks down on site selling iOS 6 betas

MacStories has a follow-up to a Wired report that details the practice of selling access to App...

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06.10.12
Google's Andy Rubin: Android activations up to 900,000 a day, I'm staying put thank you
06.10.12

Google's Andy Rubin: Android activations up to 900,000 a day, I'm staying put thank you

It's been awhile since we learned how many unique Android devices were switching on every day; the...

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06.07.12
Consumer Cellular axes activation fees, retirees rejoice
06.07.12

Consumer Cellular axes activation fees, retirees rejoice

Now here's a trend we can really get behind. Consumer Cellular, the "exclusive wireless provider f...

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03.19.12
Apple's Tim Cook says 'pipeline is full of stuff,' AT&T affirms record sales of new iPad
03.19.12

Apple's Tim Cook says 'pipeline is full of stuff,' AT&T affirms record sales of new iPad

Apple's 'cash balance' conference call this morning was mostly uninteresting for folks not immediat...

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