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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus