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.
T-Mobile is the only ... Read More »
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 »
To say the US launch of the Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy S II didn’t exactly go off without a hitch would be an understatement. Thinking back on both devices brings back memories of unexplained delays, terrible names, and more design changes than you can shake a stick at. Fortunately, this time around, things seem ... Read More »
Android software updates remind us of the NBA draft lottery system. You think a handful of teams have a good shot at winning the 1st round draft pick, but the results often surprise you.
Andy Rubin isn’t the only one spilling his guts to reporters at Mobile World Congress this week. T-Mobile USA’s Andrew Sherrard also spent a moment talking about the future of the company he works for, confirming that once T-Mobile finishes rolling out its 42Mbps HSPA+ network, they’ll be skipping straight to Read More »
Despite the promise of LTE right on the horizon, a slew of some of the best Android phones available, the iPhone 4S and some pretty cheap plans, Sprint isn’t doing so well. Their numbers have been slipping for quite some time now, with potential and former customers flocking to Verizon and AT&T in droves. Do ... Read More »
Back in early August of 2011, we brought you a story about how SlingLabs was looking to help developers put ads in your notification bar. The negative response to that story was off the charts. While we can understand developers need to make money from their apps, and ads are a convenient way ... Read More »