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Two Separate Reasons To Consider Purchasing The Galaxy S III, If/When It Lands On T-Mobile

If you’re a dedicated Samsung fan and you’ve felt a little slighted at HTC’s sweet free Dropbox space, consider your fortunes changed. Samsung has announced that everyone who buys and registers a Galaxy S III will have their Dropbox accounts boosted with 50GB of extra storage for two years. No word on what happens to the storage space after the 24 month time-frame, but for two years it’s a sweet deal. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile Carrier Billing Now Available For Movies, Music, And Books Through Google Play

Google has announced they beginning direct carrier billing for apps, music, movies, and books by charging them directly to your T-Mobile bill. There are many ways to pay on Google Play. Some carriers offer direct billing that lets you charge your Google Play purchases directly to your monthly phone bill. This week we expanded this service to include all types of digital content on Google Play. In the U.S., T-Mobile customers can now … [read full article]

Lose Your T-Mobile Phone Around The House? Let It Scream.

T-Mobile and Lookout Mobile Security have partnered up to bring “Scream tones” to T-Mobile customers to help find missing smartphones. Lookout’s app is found on Google Play and already comes pre-loaded on numerous T-Mobile smartphones. With the new Scream tones you can pinpoint a missing smartphone on a map and then activate a loud noise such as a siren, train whistle, Star Trek “zooming sound,” wolf howl, or a T-Mobile jingle. Once the … [read full article]

(Update) PSA: Galaxy S II Owners Should Be On Watch For Unknown App Trying To Install

Update:¬†The Verge has a pretty good breakdown about what’s going on. It doesn’t appear that OSJC was acting maliciously by trying to self-install as it was given the same App ID as one that was already in common with Samsung’s own email app — even though the Samsung App ID isn’t in the Google Play store, only on Samsung’s own ROM. The process for removing the app requires some Android hacking … [read full article]

Google Play Unveiled, The New Place For All Your Apps, Games, Books, Music And More

Boom, goodbye Android Market, hello Google Play. Google’s new portal content is now the place for all your Android apps, games, music, books, videos and more. Google Play is now live at play.google.com and replaces the Android Market, effective immediately. All of Google’s services, Google Music, Google Books and Videos service are now all in centralized in a one-stop shop for content. Google’s rebranding of their content hubs shows their interest in … [read full article]