Archive | April, 2014

John Legere reportedly earned more than Verizon and AT&T chiefs last year

T-Mobile may still be number 4 carrier based on overall subscribers, but last year it outperformed all the rest, bar Verizon. This turnaround in fortune is largely attributed to the affect of John Legere since his arrival. His Un-carrier and Un-CEO approach to the wireless industry has been refreshing to say the least, and has been key in T-Mobile’s rise from “no hope” carrier to being the one network operator people can’t stop … [read full article]

Pickup crashes in to T-Mobile store window in attempted smash-and-grab

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Police in Davie, Fla. are looking for two men after they allegedly drove a white pickup truck in to a T-Mobile store window on South University Drive, 4900 block, to be specific. The event is claimed to have taken place at 2:30am on Thursday morning. Thankfully, the store manager was able to confirm that the men weren’t successful in their attempt to get inside the building, and burgle stock, … [read full article]

FCC approves T-Mobile acquisition of Verizon’s A-block 700MHz airwaves

T-Mobile’s official acquisition of Verizon’s 700MHz A-block spectrum is moving ahead quickly as the FCC gave its blessing to the transaction yesterday. In response to the approval, Kathleen Ham, T-Mobile’s VP of Federal Regulatory Affairs  thanked the FCC in an emailed statement. “T-Mobile is pleased by the FCC’s prompt approval of our acquisition of 700 MHz A-Block spectrum, which will provide the company with low-band spectrum in a number of key markets across … [read full article]

T-Mobile compatible Lumia 1520 available through third parties

It often feels with T-Mobile that Windows Phone fans don’t get a lot of love. Currently on the T-Mobile online store, the only options for Nokia Lumia are the 925 and the budget-friendly 521. Neither the 1020 or the 1520 are available directly. But, if you fancied one Nokia’s impressive Windows Phone phablets, it turns out there is a way to grab one after all. Having delved through his site’s forums, Daniel Rubino … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 to hit T-Mobile shelves this summer

Today, Samsung took the wraps off its fourth generation Galaxy Tab(s). And it’ll be available in three different sizes: 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1 inch models will all be available to pre-order from tomorrow. Pricing is scaled to reflect the different sizes, with the 10.1-inch model being most expensive at $349 while the 8-inch and 7-inch models will set you back $269 and $199 respectively. Shortly after the tablet was announced, T-Mobile confirmed that … [read full article]

OnePlus One finally unveiled, launching soon

After months of speculation, anticipation and hype, OnePlus finally announced its smartphone. And boy, does it look hot. On the specs side, it boasts a 5.5-inch, 1920×1080 full HD display with a pixel density of 401ppi. Powering that awesome display is a Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor clocked to 2.5GHz, and 3GB RAM as well as an Adreno 330, 578MHz graphics processing unit and a non-removable 3,100mAh battery. It also features a 13MP Sony Exmor camera system, with … [read full article]

#AbolishOverages petition reaches 100k signatures in 8 days

Last Monday, T-Mobile announced its 3rd of three plans to change the mobile industry for the better. And – although the phases weren’t officially given any Uncarrier phase numbers, they were still pretty industry-altering in nature. The last of which was not only the announcement that it would abolish overages for its customers, but also a petition for other wireless carriers to do the same. John Legere laid down the gauntlet for his … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 or HTC One M8, which did you grab?

It’s now been ten days since the two latest flagship Android devices were launched in Magenta flavors. The two phones couldn’t be more different in approach to hardware and design. HTC opted for a solid metal body, front-facing BoomSound speakers and an unusual dual-camera system. Samsung’s Galaxy S5, on the other hand, is a slim piece of plastic with water and dust-proof design and a 16MP ultra-fast camera. Apart from that, they share similar … [read full article]