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Deal Alert: Staples Selling Nexus 4 For $150, Galaxy S III For $99

  Deal hunters take note as Staples is currently offering the Galaxy S III for $99 and the Nexus 4 for $149. The Nexus 4 pricing applies to both new and qualifying upgrade customers — no word on whether the Galaxy S III price applies to upgrade customers as well. If you want to grab an additional $50 off on the Galaxy S III, just trade in any working smartphone and … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s GoSmart Mobile Network Launches Nationwide, Offers Inexpensive Prepaid Options

T-Mobile’s continued foray into prepaid offerings is expanding a little more this afternoon as their new GoSmart Mobile prepaid network launches nationwide — for real this time. GoSmart Mobile will now be available at more than 3,000 resellers nationwide with the very same plans that continue over from the trial period. That means a $30 plan with unlimited voice and text messaging, a $35 plan that offers 2G web browsing along with unlimited … [read full article]

(Updated) HTC One S Software Update Rolling Out…But It Isn’t Jelly Bean

Update: T-Mobile has updated their support page for the HTC One S with details of the new software update. Unfortunately, the page only references “security enhancements,” so anyone expecting anything more will be underwhelmed. In the midst of all this HTC One news today, another HTC One device gets a little love, though definitely not as much love as … [read full article]

HTC Announces The One, No It’s Not Neo, But It’s Coming To T-Mobile

Welcome back HTC with the introduction of the HTC One this morning at their morning launch event still taking place as I write. HTC’s One smartphone will take on their competition as the company’s newest flagship device with a spec sheet to match. Except HTC is trying something different this time around as its not hyping specs as much as it’s talking up features, especially their new “ultrapixel” camera. HTC’s going … [read full article]

Google Senior VP Promises “Insanely Great Cameras” With Future Nexus Devices

If anyone inside the Google food chain has his pulse on the latest developments in the Nexus world, it’s Google’s Senior Vice President of Engineering, Vic Gundotra. Gundotra is a name that needs no introduction with the die-hard Android crowd as he’s a presence at almost all major Google/Android announcements. That’s why Gundotra’s comments inside his own Google+ posting struck a cord with me today and while the news isn’t specifically T-Mobile related, given that T-Mobile has directly or … [read full article]

Rumor: Samsung Will Announce Galaxy S IV March 14th In New York City

Thanks to an early morning Tweet from Mobile-Review founder Eldar Murtazin, the internet is buzzing that Samsung may announce the Galaxy S IV as early as March 14th in New York City. Murtazin, a long time source for insider news has a mixed track record as of late, so it’s definitely a bit of rumor news we need to take with a grain of salt. Interestingly enough, it was all the way back in September when … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s First LTE Mobile Hotspot Pictured In Press Image Glory

While we’re still waiting patiently for T-Mobile’s LTE network to go live, we’re already starting to make a list of the LTE ready devices that will be available come launch day. One such device leaked out earlier this month thanks to a T-Mobile March roadmap as the upcoming “T-Mobile Sonic 2.0 Mobile HotSpot LTE.” Well, here she is in all of her (future) press image glory. Unfortunately, we don’t have any indication as … [read full article]

Another Major MetroPCS Investor Voices Concern Over T-Mobile Merger

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For the second time this week, another major MetroPCS investor has voiced concern over the terms of the T-Mobile merger. Paulson & Co., the biggest MetroPCS shareholder with an 8.7% stake in the company is said to be withholding its decision on whether to vote for the transaction until it sees the final proxy statement. Paulson says the combined company ““has too much debt, the interest rate on Deutsche Telekom’s debt financing is too … [read full article]