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T-Mobile Says Its New Unlimited Family Plan is the Only One of its Kind in America

Leave it to John Legere to throw us all for one last loop before the end of the year. T-Mobile’s CEO isn’t a fan of data plans that require families to “share” a bucket of data each month. When John Legere isn’t a fan of something, the entire connected world hears about it and then [...]

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Sprint Promises to Cut AT&T and Verizon Bills in Half, But Should You Take the Bait?

Sprint’s latest promotion, which begins Friday, December 5th, offers current Verizon and AT&T customers a deal worth 50% off their current monthly phone bill. It seems straight forward enough, right? I wanted to take a closer look, and I’ll warn your now: this post is a long one, so hear me out. Here’s how it [...]

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Samsung Slashes Senior Execs as S5 Sales Slump; iPhone Surges

Three top executives have been terminated at Samsung following disappointing sales of the company’s Galaxy S5 this year. The device has missed the company’s sales projections by 40-50% since it went on sale in the U.S. and the company reported Q3 earnings were down 60% over last year. To make matters worse, it was just [...]

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Video: The First Prototype of Project Ara / Phonebloks Gives Us First Look at What’s to Come

If you’ve been keeping up with Phonebloks, the company behind the modular smartphone concept, you’ll be pleased to know it’s coming along quite nicely, on track for a 2015 release. The video above is the first we’ve seen of a working prototype. It also offers some behind-the-scenes insight into how the design and engineering team, [...]

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T-Mobile Continues 4G LTE Expansion; Rolls Out These New Markets

T-Mobile got a $4 billion dollar cash “break up” fee from AT&T when the telecom giant failed to complete a merger of the two companies back in December 2011. T-Mobile hasn’t wasted any time putting that money to good use, further enhancing its network. For years, coverage has been the achilles heal of America’s #4 [...]

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Facebook and Instagram Attempt to Take on Snapchat with New App Called Bolt

If you aren’t already convinced that every tech company with a pulse wants to dominate the instant messaging space, yet another app is making its debut: Bolt. For all intents and purposes, it’s another Snapchat clone, this time developed by Instagram (owned by Facebook). Facebook launched Slingshot back in June, which was received with lackluster [...]

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T-Mobile Will Let You “Test Drive” an iPhone 5S for Free for 7 Days

As part of its recent ‘UnCarrier’ announcement, T-Mobile decided that streaming music shouldn’t take away from your data allowance if you aren’t on their unlimited data plan. The company also introduced “T-Mobile Test Dirve” — a new initiative to get people to try before they buy. Or in other words, before they switch from another [...]

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FCC Wants $48,000 Fine From Florida Man Who Jammed Cell Phones From His Car For Two Years

Florida is one of a handful of states who have yet to outlaw the use of mobile devices while driving, and apparently resident Jason Humphreys had had enough of distracted drivers. He decided to take matters into his own hands and actually got away with it for quite some time. For nearly two years, Humphreys [...]

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Explora Lets International Visitors To The U.S. Rent A Smartphone With Unlimited Use For $8 A Day

For our friends outside the United States, I’ve found a new service you may find helpful when you come for a visit. It’s called Explora, and it has a simple purpose: to be an affordable travel guide and communication solution.$8 bucks a day gets you a Nexus 5 with unlimited calls, texts, and data while [...]

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Leaked Photos Show Rough Prototype Of Amazon’s Upcoming Android Phone

The guys over at BGR have a threesome of exclusive photos of what they claim is Amazon’s long-rumored Android phone, rumored to launch this summer. There isn’t much the be seen here, with the exception of the four cameras on the front of the device that supposedly track your face as you look at the [...]

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