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Huawei Drops 6.1″ Ascend Mate, T-Mobile 4G Ready

At 6.1″, the Huawei Ascend Mate takes the honors of the largest smartphone, tablet lovechild to date. Equipped with a quad-core Huawei made 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 4050mAh battery (good for 2 full days usage) and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There’s split-screen multitasking, and it’s going to come in handy for a display that takes up 73% of the device. Here’s the full spec and feature breakdown followed by a video from … [read full article]

As T-Mobile Deal Looms, Steep Competition Leads To Subscriber Loss For MetroPCS

In the prepaid race, MetroPCS has always been at the forefront of competitive offerings, which makes its unfortunate that the company reported a net loss of 93,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter. As Metro faces increased competition, the company dropped to 8.9 million subscribers overall. The dip in subscribers this morning comes as the company prepares for its merger with T-Mobile … [read full article]

As Samsung And HTC Post Vastly Different Financial Results, Can HTC Survive?

There’s little question that Samsung is the globally dominant smartphone manufacturer outside of Apple these days. In fact, to call it anything other than a two-horse race would be putting it mildly. At this point, it looks like LG, Nokia, HTC and the rest of the smaller manufacturers world-wide are just fighting for Samsung and Apple table scraps. Preliminary results for Samsung quarterly numbers show a profit of $8.1 billion, thanks in some … [read full article]

Consumer Reports Rates The Top 3 Phones For T-Mobile

I’ll readily admit that I don’t place nearly the same emphasis on Consumer Reports buying decisions as millions of other shoppers. That said, the three devices Consumer Reports picked will come as no surprise at all, nor will the neck and neck results in their ratings. Samsung Galaxy S III — 78 HTC One S — 77 Samsung Galaxy Note II — 76 Without access to the full article, it’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile CES 2013 Preview, What Will We See?

The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is about to get underway and T-Mobile may be one of the few carriers to have some major announcements. As companies cut their dependency on CES launches and plan their own events throughout the year, we still expect T-Mobile to take advantage of having the worlds greatest tech audience all in one place. I’m saddened that for the first time in five years I’m not on … [read full article]

T-Mobile Deal Round-Up, Galaxy S III $49 At Staples Through End Of Day

A quick little roundup of the latest deals on T-Mobile devices leads up first to Staples brick and mortar locations where you will find the Pebble Blue 16GB Galaxy S III for $49.99. The pricing is good for both new and qualifying upgrade customers and lasts through the end of today. It’s unfortunate that we didn’t know about this deal sooner, but you do still have the rest of the afternoon and … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Unlimited Data Plan Coming Soon To Monthly4G

Some good news for Monthly4G customers as your opportunity to take advantage of T-Mobile’s Unlimited 4G data plan finally arrives on January 9th. T-Mobile’s Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data plan is “Perfect for video chat, streaming music/movies/TV and playing online games” with all the pleasures of a no-contract environment. The new $70 Unlimited plan will replace the current $70 Unlimited talk/text … [read full article]

Rumor: Are We Looking At The First Galaxy S IV Press Shot?

The folks at SamMobile claim to have their hands on the worlds first press shot featuring the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S IV. The site does admit they can’t confirm the validity of the shot as 100%, but that the image “looks really sharp and doesn’t look fake at all.” By all appearances and working under the assumption this image is authentic, the device looks to feature on-screen buttons as there doesn’t seem … [read full article]

New Android Distribution Chart Shows Jelly Bean Passing 10% Adoption

Google’s newest Android distribution chart breakdown is now available for the world to see and what we see is Jelly Bean passing 10% market share. Android 4.1 and Android 4.2, both Jelly Bean software passed the 10% barrier amassing 10.2%, a jump we can likely attribute to holidays shopping. As we break down the numbers a little further, we see that 29.1% of Android users are on Ice Cream Sandwich, up from … [read full article]

Nexus 4 Sales Estimated At 370,000 Thanks To Some Sleuthing

With the hope that T-Mobile’s upcoming efforts to put the Nexus 4 into all of their retail stores will lead to a boost in availability, plenty of questions are being asked about just how many Nexus 4 units exist. Well, thanks to some sleuthing by some XDA Developer fans, we can gather around 370-400 hundred thousand units exist. Even as Google and LG remain tight-lipped on both sales and inventory numbers, … [read full article]