It is no secret that I despise carrier contracts and locked Android devices. As Amazon puts it, “A locked cell phone benefits only the carrier by keeping a customer using their service. Unlocked phones give consumers more control of plans, pricing, and services and make carriers work for you.”
This year I cancelled my Verizon ... Read More »
The LG Intuition has finally been announced. Verizon will launch the new phablet device on September 6 for $199.99 with a new two-year contract. To make the offer a little more appealing, Verizon will offer up a free LG Tone Stereo Bluetooth headset to those who purchase the LG Intuition online between September ... Read More »
Today Verizon Wireless announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 would be available beginning August 17 for $349. Highlights of the device include Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, 3.2MP rear camera, VGA front camera, 8GB of internal storage, microSD slot and support for 4G LTE.
Samsung normally sells the WiFi-only version of the Galaxy ... Read More »
Thanks to an anonymous tipster, we now have the first look at the upcoming Verizon Pantech Star Q 4G LTE. This device is the successor to last year’s Pantech Breakout, and it appears to be aiming for the low price point of $99 on contract.
Highlights of the device include Android 4.0.4, 1.5 GHz dual-core ... Read More »
If you love physical QWERTY keyboards on your Android phones, then Motorola might have the device of your dreams. Recently we have seen QWERTY keyboard relegated to low-end Android phones, but Sprint just announced the Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE and it measures up with most of the high-end phones on the market.
The Photon ... Read More »
With Sprint’s first foray into 4G perhaps now suitably behind them, they have hit the switch on their LTE network and can begin to try in earnest to catch up with Verizon and AT&T before T-Mobile can get in on the party next year.
Sprint is easing it’s way into things with less than a dozen ... Read More »
So it took just a bit longer than I thought, but Android is an absolute powerhouse of mobile streaming video now and rather than having difficulty finding anything to watch the difficulty is in sifting through everything that is available to stream across all the various sources.
Enter Verizon with their viewdini app ... Read More »
Starting this summer Verizon plans to eliminate the $30 unlimited data plan that it still offers to subscribers who were grandfathered into it, when tiered data plans were rolled out last year. The news comes from Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo who said that as these 3G unlimited data plan customers migrate to 4G LTE devices, ... Read More »
Sprint announced today that the LG Viper will hit stores on April 22nd for a retail price of $99 with a new two-year service agreement, and $50 mail-in rebate via annoying reward card. The device is expected to be one of Sprint’s first 4G LTE smartphones, along with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus that is rumored ... Read More »
US Cellular is one of the larger regional carriers in the US, and has a pretty solid nationwide coverage map. Recently, they have begun rolling out an LTE network, with the high-speed network reaching portions of Maine, Wisconsin, Texas, Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Iowa. Before today, US Cellular only offered one LTE-capable device, the Read More »