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T-Mobile compatible Lumia 1520 available through third parties

It often feels with T-Mobile that Windows Phone fans don’t get a lot of love. Currently on the T-Mobile online store, the only options for Nokia Lumia are the 925 and the budget-friendly 521. Neither the 1020 or the 1520 are available directly. But, if you fancied one Nokia’s impressive Windows Phone phablets, it turns out there is a way to grab one after all. Having delved through his site’s forums, Daniel Rubino … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to hit T-Mobile shelves this summer

Today, Samsung took the wraps off its fourth generation Galaxy Tab(s). And it’ll be available in three different sizes: 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1 inch models will all be available to pre-order from tomorrow. Pricing is scaled to reflect the different sizes, with the 10.1-inch model being most expensive at $349 while the 8-inch and 7-inch models will set you back $269 and $199 respectively. Shortly after the tablet was announced, T-Mobile confirmed that … [read full article]

OnePlus One finally unveiled, launching soon

After months of speculation, anticipation and hype, OnePlus finally announced its smartphone. And boy, does it look hot. On the specs side, it boasts a 5.5-inch, 1920×1080 full HD display with a pixel density of 401ppi. Powering that awesome display is a Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor clocked to 2.5GHz, and 3GB RAM as well as an Adreno 330, 578MHz graphics processing unit and a non-removable 3,100mAh battery. It also features a 13MP Sony Exmor camera system, with … [read full article]

#AbolishOverages petition reaches 100k signatures in 8 days

Last Monday, T-Mobile announced its 3rd of three plans to change the mobile industry for the better. And – although the phases weren’t officially given any Uncarrier phase numbers, they were still pretty industry-altering in nature. The last of which was not only the announcement that it would abolish overages for its customers, but also a petition for other wireless carriers to do the same. John Legere laid down the gauntlet for his … [read full article]

LG Optimus L90 yet again confirmed for April 23 launch, alongside basic Samsung T199

  A few weeks back we were sent an image detailing a retail store’s April roadmap including a uniform change and the launch of a LG Optimus device. The LG Optimus L90 is set to be a mid to low-end smartphone boasting a 4.7-inch 540×960 resolution display and a pixel density of 234ppi. With 8GB internal storage, it’s not the most generous of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 or HTC One M8, which did you grab?

It’s now been ten days since the two latest flagship Android devices were launched in Magenta flavors. The two phones couldn’t be more different in approach to hardware and design. HTC opted for a solid metal body, front-facing BoomSound speakers and an unusual dual-camera system. Samsung’s Galaxy S5, on the other hand, is a slim piece of plastic with water and dust-proof design and a 16MP ultra-fast camera. Apart from that, they share similar … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S5 launching on MetroPCS today

Following its debut on T-Mobile earlier this month, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is now starting to make its way to smaller operators. MetroPCS announced today that it’s now selling the Galaxy S5 online and in stores. The 16GB Charcoal Black version of Samsung’s new flagship will set MetroPCS customers back $649 plus tax. Spec-wise, the Metro version of the S5 is similar to all of the other carrier models, meaning … [read full article]

AT&T says it may not participate in spectrum auction if FCC rules are adopted

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler recently proposed that his agency set aside a certain amount of spectrum in an upcoming auction for smaller carriers once the bidding reaches a certain threshold. The proposal is meant to help make those smaller operators stronger, but not everyone is pleased with Wheeler’s plan. AT&T has threatened to not take part in the spectrum auction if the FCC Chairman’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile to end overage fees for its customers, urges other carriers to do the same

The first of T-Mobile’s trio of new Uncarrier announcements was a Simple Starter plan with unlimited talk and text as well as 500MB of LTE data. T-Mo then followed that up with “Operation Tablet Freedom,” which knocks the price of LTE-enabled tablets down to equal their Wi-Fi-only counterparts and also offers 1GB of free data for voice customers. This morning T-Mobile has revealed its final Uncarrier announcement, … [read full article]

Analysts: Sprint and T-Mobile need to merge, “aren’t independently viable at the same time”

For the past few months SoftBank CEO, Masayoshi Son has purportedly been contemplating a move to buy out Deutsche Telekom’s controlling stake in T-Mobile U.S.  Things have gone a little quiet on that front in recent times. And it’s no surprise since both the FCC and DoJ have expressed concerns over any merger between major U.S. carriers. They want four network operators. Not three. Both agree that a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile … [read full article]