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Release Date And Price Review For The Samsung Galaxy S 4 And HTC One

In the hopes of squashing confusion on the release of both the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and HTC One, I’m doing a quick recap of everything we know. So let’s just jump right in. Samsung Galaxy S 4: Beginning April 24th, the Galaxy S 4 will be available online. Beginning May 1st, the Galaxy S 4 will be available at “select” company-owned retail stores, select T-Mobile authorized dealers and national retail … [read full article]

Lumia 521 Set To Launch On April 24th As Lumia 810 Hits End-Of-Life

The mystery of the disappearing Lumia 810 has apparently been solved thanks to this new planogram image. First things first, the Lumia 521, first announced by T-Mobile all the way back in February at Mobile World Congress is set for an April 24th launch. The Lumia 521 brings a 4” 800 x 480 display to the table, 512RAM, 8GB storage with a microSD slot, 5 megapixel camera with 720p video … [read full article]

MetroPCS Announces Two Advisory Firms Now Support Merger With T-Mobile

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The revamped MetroPCS deal with T-Mobile has gained another round of support as the two proxy advisory firms originally opposed to the transaction, now endorse the deal. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass, Lewis & Co have reversed their earlier positions recommending against the merger according to a statement provided by MetroPCS yesterday. “We are pleased that both ISS and Glass Lewis recognize the enhanced stockholder value and compelling benefits created by the … [read full article]

Where Did All The Windows Phones Go On T-Mobile’s Website?

Anyone who thought Windows Phone didn’t have some passionate followers on T-Mobile should peep my inbox right about now. We’re not sure what’s going on, but clearly enough of you have noticed one way or another that T-Mobile’s website is now devoid of Windows Phone. We’re not the only website taking note as the folks at WPCentral caught it yesterday, but all Lumia 810 and Windows Phone 8X are … [read full article]

Midweek Poll: How Do You Use Your Tablet?

Editors Note from David: Hi everyone, the folks from our partner site at DroidDog posed a question earlier today and we’re looking for as many responses as possible. So, in the hopes you don’t mind the cross-post, your vote would be most appreciated!   There are lots of different tablets out there; some 10?, some 7?, and some in between.  Luckily, the number of Android apps that are tablet compatible and optimized … [read full article]

(Update: It’s Over) Google Drive, Gmail, And Google Docs Are Down For Many

  Update: Google says the outage is over, long live Google. A number of Google users are reporting that Gmail for Google Apps, and Google Drive including the Admin and control panel are experiencing a service outage. According to Google’s status, there are some red lights under the “current status” of those services and I’ve been unable to access them for around 45 minutes and counting. Some users appear to be unaffected by … [read full article]

(Updated) Samsung Details US Launch Of Galaxy S 4 Flagship, Available Online Beginning April 24th

Updated: See the bold print in the paragraph below to learn the full release details. Smartphone manufacturers the world over should take note of Samsung’s press release this morning as the Korean company detailed a seven-carrier US launch beginning later this month. Specs for the US Samsung Galaxy S 4 are unchanged as far as we can tell from when we first learned about them, which includes the quad-core processor hitting stateside … [read full article]

T-Mobile Debuts Second iPhone 5 Commercial, “Mousetraps”

T-Mobile’s first iPhone 5 marketing spot debuted to the world the night before the smartphone officially went on sale nationwide. Now, with one of their “best weekends ever” behind them, T-Mobile is letting loose the second marketing spot titled “Mousetraps.” Clearly there is a play on the idea that “other” carriers bring you in with small pieces of cheese (subsidy) and (mouse)trap you with two-year agreements. As for T-Mobile, well, it’s just offering a … [read full article]

Samsung Posts “Coming Soon” Pages For White Frost, Black Mist Galaxy S 4s For T-Mobile

Pre-orders pages they are not, but Samsung has posted two “coming soon” pages for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 (SGH-M919) allowing you an opportunity do some time-wasting reading until the 1st of May. At the very least, you can get a look at the White Frost and the Black Mist color schemes and decide which one better suits you. There’s not a lot else to find or discover from these product pages, but … [read full article]

Eric Schmidt: Android Activations At 1.5 Million Per Day, Next Google Phones Are “Phenomenal”

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt took the stage at the All Things D conference earlier this morning and dropped some excellent nuggets for all your Android fans out there. First and foremost is news that Android activation are now hovering around 1.5 million a day. That’s PER DAY. That’s up from the 1.3 million activations reported last September. Not bad El Google, not bad. All totaled, there are now more than 740 million Android … [read full article]