HTC Employs Kelly Brook To Highlight One M9 Gold Edition

HTC has reportedly been having trouble moving its latest flagship, the One M9. That hasn’t stopped the Taiwanese smartphone vendor from introducing new variants of the device in the market though. Recently, the company introduced a golden version of the smartphone, which has been described as something of an acquired taste by some commentators and […]

T-Mobile and Sprint CEO’s Start Twitter Fight

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is known for being brash, outspoken and for dropping a few four letters words at random times now and then. His Uncarrier initiatives have shaken up the industry and its fair to say he has had an effect on the other big three mobile phone companies in the United States. Some people like him, some […]

Hewlett-Packard Splits Company Into Two

  One time tech giant Hewlett-Packard confirmed what was long rumored and split into two separate companies. Hewlett-Packard has been seeing their profits slowly slip for the last few years and saw this split as the route to take to save the company. Making matters worse Hewlett-Packard had to endure a lot of management changes […]

Sprint And Carphone Warehouse Tie-Up For Retail Stores

American wireless carrier Sprint and British mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse have signed a deal to open several new Sprint-branded stores in the US, to be operated by the British retailer. The two firms will each invest around $32 million in the joint venture to begin with, and will each own 50 percent stake in […]

Sprint’s Cramming Settlement to Cost $50 Million

A settlement was signed by a District Judge on Tuesday between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Sprint Corp ordering the mobile provider to restitute fees that were wrongfully charged to customer’s monthly bills. This settlement is another piece of the larger epidemic of cramming, where mobile carriers charge unwarranted fees for premium text message services […]

FCC: Is There Competition in the US Wireless Market?

As the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) prepares its latest annual assessment on the state of wireless competition in the US, we have two outspoken fractions.  On one hand, we have AT&T Mobility arguing that “competition has gone into overdrive,” and on the other hand we have Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) telling the FCC the industry […]

Analysts Upgrade Verizon Wireless Subscriber Numbers

Investment Analysts at Wells Fargo have upgraded their forecast subscriber numbers for Verizon Wireless because of the carrier’s promotions, launched in April – and it appears that solid growth in the tablet market is to blame. Originally, Wells Fargo had expected Verizon to add 970,000 customers in the second quarter but three analysts, Jennifer Fritzsche, […]

Sprint Release Android 5.1 For The HTC One M9

As promised, HTC and Sprint have released Android 5.1 for the Sprint HTC One M9, bringing the device software version up to 2.6.651.11. If you have a Sprint HTC One M9, you can check to see if your device needs the update by checking the software version on the device: go to Settings, About, then […]

AT&T’s $200 Bill Credits For Next Customers Ends Today

AT&T is offering up a deal for new and existing customers, so if you already subscribe, were thinking about subscribing, or weren’t really considering it but could be swayed by the temptation of some money back, then you might want to sit up and take notice. According to AT&T, new and existing customers can receive […]

Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge On Sprint Receiving Android 5.1

Of late, the update race has taken a much needed change. While many waited for their android 5.x (Lollipop) update to arrive, the forward momentum has now firmly switched to that of Android 5.1. For those, that did not like Android 5.0 when first upgraded or found too many little bugs and annoyances, then this […]

Verizon: True Wireless Confessions – 90% use in Bathroom

Did you ever wonder what people do with their smartphones when nobody is looking – are others doing the same thing you do when you think you are alone?  Verizon Wireless was wondering the same thing so they conducted a survey, took the results and named it, ‘True Wireless Confessions: How people REALLY use their […]

Sprint Signs David Beckham to Tackle Competitors in New Ad

Recently, Sprint unveiled a new “All-in” unlimited plan that offers customers unlimited data, unlimited calls and unlimited SMS messages, all in one single plan. These plans are of course Sprint’s answer to the potentially confusing structure that T-Mobile offers, as the expensive plans of both Verizon and AT&T, of whom neither even offer unlimited data. […]

Sprint’s New ‘All-In’ Plan Will Cost You $80 A Month

Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T are the biggest carriers in the US. Each of these companies has its positives and negatives, but they’re constantly trying to improve in order to get consumers to use their networks. Sprint has announced yesterday that their ‘Direct 2 You‘ service will be available in four additional cities in the […]

T-Mobile’s JUMP! On Demand Program Goes Live

Just a few days ago, T-Mobile announced their new rendition of their popular JUMP! program and called it “JUMP! on Demand.,” or JOD for short. This latest phase makes it even easier for tech fanatics to trade-in their ‘old’ device for a new one up to three times a year and during an eighteen-month ‘contract’ […]

Dish Network’s Ergen Suggests ‘No Pressure’ For T-Mobile Deal

A few weeks ago, speculation was rife on the future of T-Mobile and Dish Network. This was thanks to some intriguing rumors which surfaced suggesting that the two companies were in direct and advanced talks to merge. Although, the speculation behind such a merger had been ongoing for some time (and therefore, not exactly new news), […]

LG Tribute 2 & Volt 2 Now Available From Boost Mobile

Smartphones that are more affordably priced but still offer a decent level of functionality are quickly starting to take hold and dominate the smartphone market. In fact, on an almost weekly basis, a new low or mid-range positioned device seems to be announced. LG are a prime example of a company who as well as releasing a […]

Sprint’s ‘Direct 2 You’ Rolls Out To Four New Cities

Sprint Corporation has announced the launch of its smartphone delivery and personalization service, Direct 2 You, for residents of New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA and Denver, CO. The company in April, had initially rolled out the service to its customers in Kansas City, MO; Chicago, IL and Miami, FL and now, […]