Toll-free data, back-to-school apps and the iPhone 5 rumor mill


The wireless industry is moving at a frantic pace with many companies gearing up for fall smartphone launches, new data plan debuts and more.  To help you keep on top of all the latest news and industry metrics, Fierce's editorial team has been busy writing special reports that bring you the latest information on all the top trends. Here is a rundown of some recent special reports and features from the team:

  • Want to know the inside scoop on toll-free data plans?   Phil Goldstein outlines the technical details and business models behind this controversial new area. Article
  • It's back to school season and many consumers are stocking up on supplies and gadgets for a new year of learning. This list by Sandhya Raman evaluates the top back to school apps for all ages. Feature
  • According to the latest round of rumors and informed speculation, Apple will unveil its next iPhone in mid-September. As with every iPhone launch, there has been a flurry of reports about what will be different with the next model. FierceWireless compiled the top iPhone 5 rumors here.
  • FierceDeveloper looked at Android application piracy and all the options developers have to minimize its impact on their monetization strategies. Feature

Keep your eyes peeled for more special reports and features from the Fierce team in the weeks ahead. --Sue

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