Verizon and AT&T have both introduced shared data plans for their cellular services. These allow multiple gadgets to share the same pool of data.
The carriers say this will potentially make family plans less complicated and less expensive. Neither one seems to be the case so far. Just figuring out how much each plan costs is a headache.
That's why I made up this handy calculator. Just put in the number of gadgets your family has and it will tell you how much you'll pay per month for each plan.
Click here for a tip on understanding the shared data plans.
Note: This calculator is not guaranteed to work in Internet Explorer 8. For the best results use Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome or Safari.