Google Voice users have long struggled with the lack of MMS support. When an MMS would be sent to a Google Voice number, it would just disappear into the void. This has been a big problem with using the service for normal communication, but now it looks like Google has (finally) fixed it.
Late last week AT&T announced that it would be offering double the normal data allowance on its Mobile Share plans for customers who sign up before October 31. Today, both Sprint and Verizon are fighting back with similar offers of their own.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 isn’t set to launch for another two weeks, but that isn’t stopping South Korean carriers from selling the device. Allegedly, the carriers are selling the flagships against Samsung’s will before the launch even happens. This is the carrier’s way of avoiding the upcoming April ban, making some money and some customers ... Read More »
I’m usually the first to criticize Verizon’s pricing, but one thing I really can’t fault it on is its coverage. Time and again we see it come away with top honors in network quality and reliability studies, and a new national study by RootMetrics is no exception. In it, Verizon emerged victorious in four of ... Read More »
Republic Wireless has been around for awhile now in cell phone industry time, trying to make a dent in big carrier policies by offering cheap handsets with even cheaper plans. They’ve yet to see a whole lot of success thus far, but now they’re really upping the ante.
Announced today on their community blog, come ... Read More »
Almost one year ago, in May of 2012, it was revealed that T-Mobile and MetroPCS were in talks to form a merger, shortly after a merger between T-Mobile and AT&T fell through. It took roughly five months for both companies to sign off on the deal, and since October, we’ve been waiting to hear if ... Read More »
Consumer Report’s annual carrier assessment has just been released, detailing the best, and worst, of cellular carriers in the US.
This year’s report isn’t likely to surprise anyone; it’s right in line with how things have been playing out for several years now. AT&T was ranked as the worst carrier in the US as far ... Read More »
First out of the gate and continuing with an aggressive buildout schedule, Verizon undoubtedly has the most comprehensive LTE network in the United States. While competitors like AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile struggle to make LTE available to the masses, Verizon will finish its LTE network deployment by mid-2013, a full six months ahead of the ... Read More »
Samsung’s US Galaxy Note II event is right around the corner now (at the time of writing this, it’s mere moments away), and the device has finally been pegged with release date and pricing info for five of the biggest carriers in the US: T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular.
It’s no secret that part of the reason carriers were so quick to embrace Android in its infancy had a lot to do with how flexible the OS, and the manufacturers making devices, were. Devices like the Verizon Droid XXL Mega Battery 2 HD 4G LTE, which will never be updated, are a direct product ... Read More »