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HTC One M8 Unboxing and Official First Look videos published

No sooner had the HTC One M8 been unveiled when countless online publications begun publishing their reviews and unboxings. HTC One itself published a trio of First Look videos showing off the key features of its brand new Android flagship device. The first takes a brief overview of the entire device, highlighting its design, UFocus camera feature and motion-activated features, as well as highlighting the new BlinkFeed. The second is a 1 minute video going a little … [read full article]

HTC Announces all-new HTC One (M8), features 5-inch full HD display, “UltraPixel” Duo Camera and Ufocus

HTC, today took the wraps of the long-rumored brand new HTC One at events in New York and London. The brand new model takes some key design influences from its predecessor, but is clearly larger and more powerful than the first generation model. Like its predecessor, it features the front facing BoomSound speakers on either side of its display, which has grown up to 5-inches of full HD gorgeousness. If you thought the … [read full article]

Reminder: New Simple Choice plans go live from today

As was announced a couple of weekends ago, T-Mobile is changing its Simple Choice plans from today. As part of the changes, there will now be 4 tiers at $50, $60, $70 and $80. Each of these will share unlimited global roaming texts and data, as well as Stateside international texting. As part of the global roaming, 122 countries and destinations are now included. That’s 7 up from the previous 115. New … [read full article]

Official T-Mobile Galaxy S5 unboxing [video]

There’s little that needs to be written about this, except to say that Des – T-Mobile’s “product guru” (@askdes on twitter) has unboxed the Samsung Galaxy S5. Seemingly, Magenta’s keen on making sure it gets ahead of its carrier competitors with this device. It announced pre-orders, and will ship them early to the quickest customers to hit the “pre-order” button, and is now the first to officially unbox the devices. It’s a great move … [read full article]

Revenue growth chart shows T-Mobile’s impressive recovery in 2013

T-Mobile now is miles away from the company it was at the end of 2012. Revenue growth was at its worst point in years, and everyone but Magenta was selling the iPhone. Fast forward a year or so, and it’s all changed. Revolutionary changes to the U.S. carrier model transformed Tmo in to the most talked about network operator in the business. Considering it’s still the #4 carrier in the States in terms … [read full article]

T-Mobile celebrates 1 year of LTE by launching major 2G/Edge network upgrade, and suing Verizon

12 months ago, T-Mobile kicked off its LTE rollout in the U.S., and since then hasn’t stopped its expansion. It’s gone from 0 to over 200 million POPs in a ridiculously short time, breaking records set by other U.S. carriers. As part of its 1-year anniversary celebration, Tmo has announced that it will begin repurposing its 2G/EDGE networks and upgrading them to 4G LTE. It also announced that by the beginning of next year, its A-block spectrum … [read full article]

SoftBank CEO confirms interest in buying T-Mobile, recognizes challenges

In a television interview yesterday evening, Sprint Chairman, and SoftBank CEO, Masayoshi Son confirmed that he was interested in a deal to buy T-Mobile. The deal would combine Sprint and T-Mobile in some form of merger and help bring them in to a “real fight” with AT&T and Verizon. He believes a deal would create a “massive price war” between the nation’s four biggest carriers. Of course, he knows that a merger isn’t … [read full article]

[UPDATE] Simple Choice plans changing to add more data, new $80 unlimited tier, now including Stateside International Texting

Today, T-Mobile announced that its $50 flagship Simple Choice plan will be offering more value for money than before. It’ll now give you double the 4G LTE data, and double the tethering as well as unlimited international texting. For $50 per month on Simple Choice, customers signing up will get 1GB of data at LTE speeds which can be used for tethering or use on the device itself. Simple Choice customers still start … [read full article]