T-Mobile, FTC In Settlement Talks Over Unauthorized Charges

T-Mobile, FTC In Settlement Talks Over Unauthorized Charges

Back in early July we brought you the news of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) saying that T-Mobile was charging customers unauthorized charges via third party Premium SMS services charges known as ‘cramming’. This news was very surprising when it broke from the Associated Press because T-Mobile had been creating a new ‘un-carrier’ image by […]

Verizon HTC One M8 Users Will Receive The Eye Experience Tomorrow

Verizon HTC One M8 Users Will Receive The Eye Experience Tomorrow

Well it looks like owners of the HTC One M8 on Verizon will be receiving an OTA firmware update tomorrow afternoon. Verizon’s VP of Product Management took to Twitter today tweeting out the following, “HTC One (M8) Verizon owners! We have a technical approval on Eye SW! OTA target for tomorrow at noon!” Essentially saying […]

The Sprint Buyback Trade-In Program Matches Pricing Offered By Other Carriers

The Sprint Buyback Trade-In Program Matches Pricing Offered By Other Carriers

Sprint announced their new trade-in program called Sprint buyback last month in September, which set it on a path to match the offered pricing for trade-ins at other carriers, and is now in full effect. Sprint is committed to offering customers the best trade in prices for their old devices over AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon […]

Sprint Velocity Earns 2013 Chrysler Supplier Innovation Award

Sprint Velocity Earns 2013 Chrysler Supplier Innovation Award

  Sprint Velocity has earned yet another award since its inception as the foundation for Chrysler’s MyGig infotainment system, now known as Uconnect, less than two years ago. Sprint, currently the third largest carrier in the U.S., revealed today that the Connected Vehicle Platform has received the 2013 Chrysler Group Supplier of the Year Award […]

US Telecom Analysts Expect Carrier Subscribers Up, Especially Verizon Wireless

US Telecom Analysts Expect Carrier Subscribers Up, Especially Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless are set to announce their third quarter results tomorrow but tonight, global investment bank Credit Suisse have disclosed that they expect Verizon Wireless to post substantial progress in the third quarter reporting period. Their analysts expect Verizon to have added 1.3 million net postpay customers, in other words, 1.3 million more after allowance […]

Will Your Device Be Getting Android 5.0 Lollipop?

Will Your Device Be Getting Android 5.0 Lollipop?

As all of us Android fans already know, Google recently took the cover off of the biggest update to Android yet, Android 5.0 Lollipop. Ever since Google I/O we were forced to ponder and conspire what Android L actually stood for, people came up with Lime, Lemon, Lava Cake, Lemon Drop, Lettuce, Licorice, and many […]

Sharp Aquos Crystal Priced For Sprint and Sprint MVNOs

Sharp Aquos Crystal Priced For Sprint and Sprint MVNOs

I admit that I’m intrigued by the Sharp Aquos Crystal. It’s a mid-range device with some ingenious features. The Aquos Crystal has a 5.0-inch, 720p resolution display that’s almost bezel-less, apart from below the screen. Under the skin there’s a 1.2 GHz, quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, which is very similar to that of […]

Apple Is Trying to Change The Way We Use SIM Cards, Again

Apple Is Trying to Change The Way We Use SIM Cards, Again

There is something about Apple that not many people pay attention to or notice, even people in the tech industry seem to overlook this aspect of Apple most of the time. That aspect is Apple’s huge influence on what happens next with SIM cards. Ever since the original iPhone was released, with its little fragile […]

Verizon Wireless Polishes Edge Plan, Now More Competitive Compared With AT&T

Verizon Wireless Polishes Edge Plan, Now More Competitive Compared With AT&T

As we predicted, Verizon have announced a number of changes to their Edge handset upgrade program, designed to improve competitiveness with the AT&T Next plan. Before I look at the detail under the skin, let’s take a moment to look at the Edge and Next plans. These are essentially ways to speed up the upgrade […]