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Deal Alert: Staples Offering $249 Galaxy Note II, $99 Galaxy S III, $99 Windows Phone 8X

Our deal hunting efforts knows no bounds as a quick look at Staples’ pricing through March 2nd shows some good savings on the Galaxy S III, LG Optimus L9, Galaxy Note II and Windows Phone 8X. These deals begin tomorrow, February 24th and last through Saturday, March 2nd so you’ve got some time to take advantage, but why wait? If you’re eyeing one of these devices, you’ll be hard … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Nexus 4 On Sale Through T-Mobile.com, Free The Whole Weekend

Nexus 4 fans take note as T-Mobile.com will offer the device absolutely free, well after a $50 mail-in rebate that is through the end of February 24th. Like most of T-Mobile’s web-only promotions, this offer is likely only good for new activations and add-a-line customers. On a similar note, I wouldn’t expect to  your local T-Mobile corporate store honor this deal, it’s a web-only special. The Nexus 4 has been a tough … [read full article]

Petition To Make Cell Phone Unlocking Legal Reaches 100,000 Signatures, Will Draw White House Response

  A White House petition to make cell phone unlocking legal has reached the 100,000 signature mark, the amount required to draw an official response from the government. With the help of Anonymous, Reddit and word of mouth, it took right around a month to gain the necessary 100,000 signatures. The petition, a response late January move by the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) to make cell phone unlocking illegal, asks for … [read full article]

T-Mobile Brings Up The Rear In New JD Power Wireless Purchase Experience Survey

I suppose on the one hand, when you’re in last place, there’s nowhere to go but up and that’s hopefully exactly what T-Mobile will do in the very near future. Still, even if T-Mobile makes a drastic turnaround in the future, it won’t erase the memory that T-Mobile is clearly in a customer service slump with a spate of last place finishes in recent JD Power surveys. The newest JD … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Staples Selling Nexus 4 For $150, Galaxy S III For $99

  Deal hunters take note as Staples is currently offering the Galaxy S III for $99 and the Nexus 4 for $149. The Nexus 4 pricing applies to both new and qualifying upgrade customers — no word on whether the Galaxy S III price applies to upgrade customers as well. If you want to grab an additional $50 off on the Galaxy S III, just trade in any working smartphone and … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s First LTE Mobile Hotspot Pictured In Press Image Glory

While we’re still waiting patiently for T-Mobile’s LTE network to go live, we’re already starting to make a list of the LTE ready devices that will be available come launch day. One such device leaked out earlier this month thanks to a T-Mobile March roadmap as the upcoming “T-Mobile Sonic 2.0 Mobile HotSpot LTE.” Well, here she is in all of her (future) press image glory. Unfortunately, we don’t have any indication as … [read full article]

(Updated) Rumored HTC One/M7 Pricing, US Carrier Availability Details Leak Out

Update: According to an update from HTC Sourcethe M7/One will land on T-Mobile LTE ready. A logical conclusion really given T-Mobile’s desire to launch LTE handsets that will provide users immediate access to the network once it launches in their area. Oh how we love news of a new smartphone coming to T-Mobile and the HTC M7/One (codename: M7, launch name: One?) would be a beautiful addition to … [read full article]

Walmart Offering $50 Gift Card With The Purchase Of Any Samsung Smartphone

  With Walmart offering up some great deals with a $98 Galaxy S III and $278 White Galaxy Note II, there’s another reason to pick up your next smartphone at the worlds largest retailer. Beginning today, February 10th and running through March 2nd, Walmart is offering a $50 gift card with the purchase of any Samsung smartphone. This special offer is good on both new activations as well as qualifying upgrades, … [read full article]

New Estimates Place Nexus 4 Sales Over One Million Since November Launch

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Last month a group of savvy XDA Developer forum users established a method to guesstimate the Nexus 4 production run using the device’s IMEI numbers. Original estimates last month pegged sales around 400,000 units all totaled. Now, a new XDA post by member draugaz indicates the company has already passed one million devices sold. While Google has declined to talk sales numbers for the Nexus 4 directly, TechCrunch reports that … [read full article]