Posts by Cam Bunton

#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]

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]

T-Mo BlackBerry customers being offered up to $200 to upgrade to a Samsung

One of our readers just got in touch with us, forwarding a text they received from T-Mobile (pictured above). To begin with I thought it was a spam-text, but, turns out it’s a genuine offer. Head on over to this link and you’ll see a genuine offer from T-Mo offering you up to $200 to upgrade from your BlackBerry to a new Samsung device. If you’re due … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S5, HTC One M8 and Samsung Gear available from today

Today is the day you’ve been waiting for! T-Mobile has finally made the HTC One M8 available for sale, launching alongside Samsung’s Galaxy flagship device. If you’ve already pre-ordered the Galaxy S5, you should have received it by now (unless you pre-ordered after April 6th). As for the One M8, it was never available on pre-order through T-Mo, but you can order it from today or go pick one up from your local … [read full article]

Operation Tablet Freedom explained – Better for voice customers

As with most of T-Mobile’s announcements there are various questions. They are great offers, but sometimes need a little decoding to make full sense of everything that’s just been announced. So let’s tackle all the bullet points of today’s announcement piece by piece. . 1. Up to 1.2 GB of free data until the end of 2014 This is a combination of two different offers. Firstly, and to get it out the way, … [read full article]

“Operation Tablet Freedom” – T-Mobile Tablets discounted to the price of Wi-Fi only models + free data

As predicted yesterday, T-Mobile’s 2nd of three days of announcements involves the discounting of tablets. Pricing has been designed in a way that the company’s LTE tablets now cost a similar amount to the Wi-Fi only models on the hight street. “If you’re stuck on Wi-Fi, you can now come to T-Mobile and upgrade to a 4G … [read full article]