Archive | October, 2014

Bloomberg: Iliad set to bid for larger stake in T-Mobile

According to Bloomberg‘s “in the know” sources, French carrier Iliad is planning to bid for a larger stake in T-Mobile US than it had originally sought earlier in the year. “The plan for a new bid comes after Iliad had some success signing up financial partners to back its efforts, the people said. The company held talks with potential investors including buyout firm KKR & Co., people with knowledge of the matter said … [read full article]

Lumia 530 available from T-Mobile on October 15th

  While many lament the lack of any high-end Windows Phone devices on T-Mobile, there’s no denying that the company does a great job in offering the mid to low-end models. The latest to join its ranks is the Lumia 530 and it’s going to be available from October 15th. And in keeping with its budget philosophy, it’s only going to cost $79.20 full retail price. It is the direct successor to the … [read full article]

iPhone 6 Plus Review – Apple’s outstanding entry to the “phablet” market

I use “phablet” in quotation marks for one reason: While a year or two back, the term could be used for a specific area of the smartphone market, in 2014 that’s not so easy to do. Where there was once a line of size distinction, it’s now blurred. Device screen sizes range from 4.5-inches to 5.7-inches, and many of today’s flagships devices are those with displays above the 5-inch mark. But in Apple’s … [read full article]