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Live From Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 Radio City Event, It’s Finally Here And Coming To T-Mobile

It’s live, it’s really live — that’s right the Galaxy S 4 and I’m right in the middle of all the action in Radio City as Samsung continues to announce their newest flagship. The Galaxy S 4 is definitely running at the top of Samsung’s game with a 5″ 1080p 441ppi display. There’s a 1.9GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor under the hood along with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. That’s a 13 megapixel camera on … [read full article]

LG Takes Takes The Time To Try And One Up Samsung’s Times Square Marketing

LG isn’t wasting any time getting the jump on Samsung with this billboard in Times Square. Classy or tacky marketing? I’ll let you be the judge but as I just hunted this down in Times Square after seeing it pop up online earlier this morning, it definitely had people stopping and talking. That likely serves Samsung better than LG since at least some of the people I overheard talking [read full article]

Watch the Samsung Galaxy S4 live stream here [video]

The day has arrived at long last. The Galaxy S4 is nearly here, and you can watch Samsung launch its latest and greatest smartphone live on YouTube. We’ve embedded it above for your viewing pleasure, and up until 7PM Eastern Time, it’ll show a countdown clock. Are you excited for it?

Quality Samsung Galaxy S4 leaked images and video emerge

Samsung is expected to launch its next flagship smartphone at an event in New York City later on today, and just at the last minute, some quality authentic-looking leaks have been published over at Chinese blog, IT168. It’s pretty much guaranteed that the device will make its way (in one form another) to all the major US carriers, including our own. But judging from the photos, it doesn’t look like a lot has … [read full article]

Google Decides To Retire Google Reader In July, Internet Weeps With Sadness

Noooooooooo………this is some of the worst news I’ve seen and heard from Google in some time as they announce the shutdown of Google Reader. I use Reader multiple times an hour to keep up with news outside of Twitter and this is a huge disappointment for me. Apps like Flipboard greatly rely on Google Reader for RSS integration and this just a huge, huge disappointment. [read full article]

HTC Announces One Developer Edition, Will Set You Back $650

If you’ve got $650 hanging around, you might want to take notice of the newly announced HTC One developer edition. That’s right, the One can be yours SIM and bootloader unlocked if the price is right. T-Mobile fans should take note that the dev edition doesn’t offer AWS (1700) with HSPA+, so you might want to make sure you’re in an area where T-Mobile has enough HSPA+ coverage on the 1900 band … [read full article]

Andy Rubin Leaves Post As Head Of Android, Sundar Pichai Takes Over

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In a surprising move, Google CEO Larry page took to the company’s official blog to announce the departure of the Android man himself, Andy Rubin. Taking his place will be Sundar Pichai, who will lead Android in addition to his existing roles as the head of Chrome and Apps. Page took the opportunity to applaud Andy’s work with Android, announcing that more than 750 million Android devices have been activated globally with more … [read full article]

When It Comes To Marketing Dollars, Samsung And Apple Dominate…We Feign Surprise

While there’s no question the actual numbers here are interesting on their own, it’s no surprise whatsoever that Samsung and Apple run away from the pack when it comes to marketing dollars. In fact, the most interesting takeaway here is just how much more Samsung and Apple spend against their three largest competitions in HTC, BlackBerry and Nokia. For its part, Samsung leapfrogged Apple in 2012 with spending from $78 million in 2011 to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Issues Press Release Regarding FCC Approval Of MetroPCS Combination

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With FCC approval now behind them, T-Mobile’s issued a new statement providing a current update on the proposed combination with MetroPCS.  As the statement highlights, all that remains is a special meeting for MetroPCS shareholders to vote on the proposed combination. The upcoming vote on April 12th remains the last obstacle toward creating a “value leader in the United … [read full article]

FCC May Approve T-Mobile/MetroPCS Merger Without Full Vote

According to a Communication Workers of America Union attorney, the Federal Communications Commission will approve the T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger without holding a vote. Monica Desai, attorney for the CWA says the deal will be approved “at the bureau level instead of the commission level.” David Kuat, analyst for Stifel Nicolaus & Co., says this development, if true is a positive signal for the deals prospects. “I assume it’s good” for the deal’s prospects and … [read full article]