John Paczkowski

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No-Contract-Required iPhone Includes Unlimited Not-AT&T Minutes for $699

AT&T (T) does intend to offer a no-contract-required option for Apple’s (AAPL) new iPhone 3G. It just doesn’t know when–yet.

In an announcement reaffirming the device’s pricing (from $199 for 8GB to $299 for 16GB to eligible customers), AT&T said it will sell the iPhone 3G without a contract for $599 (8GB) or $699 (16GB). When? “In the future.”

AT&T will begin peddling the iPhone 3G at its retail stores beginning July 11 at 8 a.m. local time, along with bundled voice and unlimited data plans ranging from $69.99 to $129.99 a month. The company’s posted a handy 3G coverage viewer here. If you’re not quite sure how to find an AT&T store, wait in line, and make a consumer electronics purchase, AT&T has a helpful list of “How to Get iReady” tips for you and some instructional videos as well …

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik