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HTC One software update released, LTE data and reception fix included

T-Mobile just updated its HTC One devices with some new, bug crushing software. Version 1.27.531.11 features some carrier specific software aimed at making LTE performance and reception more stable among other things and weighs in at 247 megabytes. Release includes: Software stability LTE and reception Processor enhancements Sadly, the updates did not come alongside Android 4.2.2, that’s still a little way off. But do let us know if you notice any dramatic changes … [read full article]

Moto X Press Images Leak As Company Sends Launch Event Invites

With invitations for the Motorola Moto X event just hours old, we didn’t have to wait long until some official looking press images leaked to the world. In other words, we still don’t have to wait till August 1st to check out the device thanks to these renders as well as Google Chairman Eric Schmidt walking around Sun Valley, Idaho with the device. The device is still thought to … [read full article]

Investor Sees T-Mobile As Takeover Target For Dish Network, Sprint

John Paulson, the billionaire hedge-fund manager and one-time opponent of the T-Mobile/MetroPCS rumor is now calling the new company a “likely takeover target” for Dish Network or Sprint. Paulson, who become a 2.3 percent shareholder in T-Mobile US when the company merged with MetroPCS will hold his stake in the company in anticipation of more consolidation in the industry. Paulson sent a letter to clients today, which was obtained by Bloomberg News … [read full article]

T-Mobile Execs Mock “AT&T Next” Upgrade Program As Official Statement Is Released

You might love T-Mobile, you might loathe everything about them but nobody can deny that CEO John Legere is one of most outspoken in the industry, perhaps the business world in general. Legere’s new Twitter account @john_legere has quickly become a soap box for Legere to point out the highlights of his own company as well as the shortfalls of the competition. [read full article]

Reminder: Sony Xperia Z Pre-Orders Now Available, Comes With Free Bluetooth Speaker

Just a quick note for all you Sony Xperia Z buyers as the device releases on T-Mobile today via pre-order. Any customers purchasing the device through www.t-mobile.com will receive a free Sony Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with purchase. The Xperia Z is available in both black and a limited-edition run of purple while supplies last for $99 down with 24 monthly payments of $20. The … [read full article]

AT&T Mimics T-Mobile, Introduces “AT&T Next” Smartphone, Tablet Upgrade Program

AT&T will copy follow T-Mobile’s lead with their JUMP! upgrade program and introduce “AT&T Next.” With Next, AT&T customers will have the opportunity to buy a new smartphone or tablet every 12 months with no activation, upgrade or financing fees. With AT&T Next, customers purchase a smartphone or tablet with no down payment and agree to pay monthly installments for the device. … [read full article]

Complete Price Guide For Nokia Lumia 925, Sony Xperia Z As Inventory Starts To Arrive

T-Mobile may have already released the Lumia 925 and Xperia Z Simple Choice pricing to the world but I thought it worthy of a completely broken down pricing list. Just to recap, the Lumia 925 will cost $49.99 down with 24 months of $20 monthly installments for well-qualified buyers. Full retail pricing on the T-Mobile Windows Phone 8 flagship will set you back $579. As for the first Sony device to … [read full article]

Verizon Set To Introduce JUMP!, Call It “VZ Edge” Instead

In a move that will have T-Mobile customers screaming “we had it first,” Verizon Wireless looks set to introduce “VZ Edge,” their own early upgrade plan for customers. In simple terms, Verizon will allow customers to upgrade their devices more often to “stay on the leading edge of technology.” The boys at Droid-Life got their hands on a slide right out of a Verizon training session highlighting customers ability to upgrade to a … [read full article]

Canadian Carrier Rogers Wireless Moto X Preview Video Hits YouTube

With rumors that Motorola’s upcoming Moto X smartphone is set to launch on all four US nationwide carriers in the fall which makes this leaked video all the more intriguing for T-Mobile subscribers. Courtesy of Canadian carrier Rogers Wireless, the video provides an official overview of the device along with some confirmation that the device will arrive in both black and white. Also notable in the video is the double wrist twist gesture … [read full article]

Public Service Announcement: T-Mobile’s JUMP! Upgrade Program Launches Today

We’ve already covered T-Mobile’s JUMP! upgrade program in in great detail and there’s already some existing stories on the blog for your reading pleasure including a basic background of JUMP! and whether or not the right program for you. You can find JUMP! fully detailed in the launch post from July 10th or watch T-Mobile CEO John Legere explain the meaning behind the program in the video clip below. So, is … [read full article]