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Lumia 640 should arrive before T-Mobile’s “confirmed” July 16 release date

Late last week it seemed we had a concrete release date for the upcoming budget-friendly Lumia 640 smartphone by Microsoft. Although its popularity isn’t likely to be quite near the likes of the Galaxy S6 or iPhone 6, it certainly feels like there are plenty out there waiting to get their hands on the next great value Windows Phone. And from my time with it, that’s exactly what I think it is. It’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile set to launch new budget Alcatel smartphone [Rumor]

T-Mobile and Alcatel OneTouch have worked together on a number of budget-friendly smartphones and tablets. That relationship, it seems, is set to continue. We’ve been sent a cheat-sheet detailing a new, cheap handset on its way to T-Mobile soon. The Alcatel OneTouch Pop Astro – spec wise – fits somewhere in between the Evolve 2 and Fierce 2. It has a 4.5-inch qHD (960×540) display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM … [read full article]

Google could announce its new wireless service today

According to an exclusive report over at WSJ (sub requireD) Google is going to make its rumored wireless service official today, April 22nd. And if it does, it could be the most Un-carrier thing to hit the market since T-Mobile. Unlike traditional carriers, Google’s service is rumored to allow customers to pay only for the data they use each month, instead of having set tiers or “buckets”. It sounds like … [read full article]

The reason T-Mobile suspended ZTE ZMax sales: Faulty Customers

Whenever you hear of manufacturers recalling products – or stores taking things off their shelves to be fixed or improved – it’s almost always a problem with the product. Yesterday, we were informed that T-Mobile was immediately suspending all sales of the ZTE Zmax. We didn’t know why, but assumed there must have been something wrong with the budget phablet since … [read full article]