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Google could announce its new wireless service today

According to an exclusive report over at WSJ (sub requireD) Google is going to make its rumored wireless service official today, April 22nd. And if it does, it could be the most Un-carrier thing to hit the market since T-Mobile. Unlike traditional carriers, Google’s service is rumored to allow customers to pay only for the data they use each month, instead of having set tiers or “buckets”. It sounds like … [read full article]

T-Mobile iPhone 6 now $72 off in web-only “Magenta Thunder” deal

“Magenta” and “Thunder”, like many of T-Mobile buzzwords, shouldn’t go together well but – somehow – still do. Perhaps because it means awesome discounts for online shoppers on T-Mobile.com. Like Amazon’s Lightning deals, the offers are only available for a short time. But unlike Amazon’s deals, they last two days. From today – April 21st – until tomorrow – April 22nd – T-Mobile is offering $72 off the iPhone 6. The offer is … [read full article]

Enter our LG G3 and LG VR giveaway!

It’s been too long since we hosted a great giveaway at PhoneDog Media, so we’ve teamed up with LG to offer all of our readers and followers the chance to win one of five LG G3′s and LG Vr headsets. Marco Hanna explains it all in the video above. Head on over to this giveaway page. The contest is open internationally and entries will close on Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 11:59 Eastern Time. … [read full article]

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 pre-order price jumps tomorrow

Back at the beginning of March, I met up with the Alcatel OneTouch team while I was covering MWC for PhoneDog. And its latest phone could be one of the best value-for-money devices on the market today. The pre-orders were meant to go live tomorrow, but the company decided to surprise us with an early pre-order and price-drop. If you pre-order before tomorrow, April 21st, you’ll pay just $199.99 for a device which … [read full article]

OnePlus One now available without invites

One of the biggest talking points of last year was the OnePlus One. It was “the flagship killer” of 2014, and although many loved its power and performance for little money, it was its route to market we were all talking about. Whether it was the controversial publicity stunts or the frustrating invites system, the OnePlus One was constantly in the press. And finally, you can buy one without a magic code. OnePlus … [read full article]

T-Mo HTC One M9 gets minor software update with camera improvements

Yesterday, T-Mobile started rolling out a minor software update for the new HTC One M9 to improve its camera and BlinkFeed among other “user experience improvements”. This update comes after the manufacturer announced that it would be fixing its camera performance with new software soon. And for those who have an M9, this comes as welcome news. If you haven’t already seen the update arrive on your phone, check the settings manually for … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Walmart Family Mobile plans get more data

Today, T-Mobile announced that one of its sub-brands – Walmart Family Mobile Powered by T-Mobile – is offering even more bang for your buck. Starting from tomorrow, April 18, its plans will get 500MB more data per month. On the entry-level plan, that’s twice as much data than before. Walmart Family Mobile plans will cost you $29.88 or $39.88 per month and get you unlimited talk, text and data. The lower plan now … [read full article]

The reason T-Mobile suspended ZTE ZMax sales: Faulty Customers

Whenever you hear of manufacturers recalling products – or stores taking things off their shelves to be fixed or improved – it’s almost always a problem with the product. Yesterday, we were informed that T-Mobile was immediately suspending all sales of the ZTE Zmax. We didn’t know why, but assumed there must have been something wrong with the budget phablet since … [read full article]

John Legere promises to send message competition can’t ignore if petition reaches 250k signatures

Around a year ago, T-Mobile announced during one of its Uncarrier events that it was ending overages. No more charges outside of the plan for anyone subscribed to the magenta carrier. You may remember at the time he created a petition on Change.org so that consumers could get involved and try to abolish overages. It may have been something of a publicity stunt, but … [read full article]