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BlackBerry confirms Priv is a ‘flagship Android slider’ launching later this year

It’s official: BlackBerry is joining the Android family. BlackBerry today confirmed that it’s working on a new Android-based smartphone called the BlackBerry Priv, a name that CEO John Chen says reflects “BlackBerry’s heritage and core mission of protecting our customers’ privacy.” BlackBerry didn’t say anything about the device’s specs, but it did describe the Priv as a “flagship slider device.” The Priv is slated to launch in late 2015. … [read full article]

T-Mo shares more details on $5 iPhone 6s trade-in promo, confirms Apple Watch launch and pricing

UPDATE: Still waiting to hear from T-Mobile on the official payments that you’ll make at the end of these 18-month JOD! agreements if you want to keep your phone, but here’s what my back of a napkin math estimates are: $164, $182, and $200 for the 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB iPhone 6s models, and $192, $210, and $228 for the 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB iPhone 6s Plus.   Following [read full article]

T-Mobile announces iPhone 6s trade-in promo that drops price to as low as $5 per month

UPDATE: Reddit user 50atomic has posted a few charts that show how the pricing for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will likely look with this trade-in promo. T-Mobile will officially announce the promo tomorrow. The iPhone 6s price wars continue! First T-Mobile announced JUMP! On Demand pricing that started at $20 per month, and then Sprint said that it’d give you an iPhone 6s for $15 per month … [read full article]

T-Mobile fires back at Verizon’s geese ad with new ‘Think Again’ commercial

T-Mobile and Verizon have been trading blows with one another in recent months with offers and ads. T-Mobile launched its #NeverSettleforVerizon promo in May, and then Verizon followed with an ad featuring geese and a jab at T-Mo’s network. Now T-Mobile has fired back in a new commercial highlighting its Extended Range LTE coverage. The ad begins with a voiceover similar to the one in Verizon’s ad, highlighting a network that … [read full article]