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Your iPhone 6 Is Less Attractive To Thieves

Apple's new iPhones will include a kill switch that owners can use to remotely lock or wipe them, reports Reuters. The feature has been part of iOS for several years, but the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus will have the feature turned on by default. The feature can be installed on older iPhone models,... - read more

Starbucks Announces Rollout of Wireless Charging Stations

Starbucks has announced a national rollout of a wireless charging stations, beginning with stores San Francisco.    Working in partnership with Duracell, Starbucks will expand Powermat charging stations to additional major markets in 2015, with a full national rollout in... - read more

T-Mobile Adds More Data to Simple Choice Plans

T-Mobile is offering its customers a free data upgrade.   The company announced Friday that it is doubling the amount of data customers can use per month on its standard 4G LTE service plan for no additional cost. So instead of getting 500MB of data per month at the full 4G LTE... - read more

Boost Mobile Reunites with Motorola to launch Smart and Stylish Moto G with NextRadio

Boost Mobile, a leader in the no-contract wireless industry with its exclusive Monthly Unlimited plan with Shrinking Payments, will debut Moto G, by Motorola, a Google Company, on the HSN, HSN.com and HSN mobile today, Jan. 2. The Moto G will be available Tuesday,... - read more

H2O Wireless brings back unlimited $60 data plan

H2O Wireless, an MVNO that is managed by Fort Lee, N.J.-based Locus Telecommunications and runs on AT&T Mobility's (NYSE:T) network, has revived an unlimited data offer that it had discontinued in 2011. H2O said that its $60 monthly plan, which previously offered 3 GB of data per month, now... - read more

T-Mobile Looking at Verizon 700MHz Spectrum

T-Mobile is weighing a bid on 700MHz A Block spectrum owned by Verizon Wireless. According to an unnamed source cited by Reuters, T-Mobile and Verizon have held preliminary discussions about the transaction, but nothing is yet formal. T-Mobile is seeking more airwaves to bolster its own LTE... - read more

Virgin Selling HTC Desire Today

Virgin Mobile today announced the availability of the HTC Desire. The Desire includes features first seen on the HTC One, such as Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Sense 5.0, BlinkFeed, and HTC Zoes. The Desire has a 4.5-inch qHD display; 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor with 1GB... - read more

T-Mobile to Offer Stock to Raise Cash

T-Mobile today said that it would offer up to 66.15 million shares of stock in order to raise funds. Any funds raised through the sale of stock will be used for capital investments, such as spectrum purchases. The company did not say how much money it hopes to earn from the sale of new... - read more

T-Mobile to Sell Nexus 5 Starting Nov. 14

T-Mobile today announced that the Google Nexus 5 smartphone will be available on November 20. T-Mobile is only offering the 16GB model. Source: Phonescoop - read more

New Airvoice Plans With More Data Now Available

Airvoice Wireless has made some plan changes that give monthly plan users more data. Here's what's changed: The formerly data-less $30 plan now comes with 100 MB The old $35 100 MB plan is no longer available The $40 plan  goes from 500 MB to 1 GB The $55 - 1 GB plan is... - read more

T-Mobile Launches MetroPCS Service in 15 More Markets

T-Mobile today announced that its MetroPCS prepaid brand will be available in 15 more markets beginning November 21, pushing the total to 45. Rather than operate on MetroPCS' actual network, new MetroPCS customers' devices operate on T-Mobile's GSM/HSPA+ network. T-Mobile says there are... - read more

Boost Mobile to Sell iPhone 5s/5c November 8

Boost Mobile today announced that it will sell the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c to its prepaid customers beginning November 8. Boost did not immediately offer details on how much it will charge for the iPhones. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile Pushing Android 4.3 to HTC One

T-Mobile today said that Android 4.3 may be downloaded and installed on the HTC One. The update adds features to the base Android operating system, as well as to HTC's Sense user interface. It can be downloaded and installed via Wi-Fi. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Cricket Announces the ZTE Source

Cricket Wireless today introduced the ZTE Source, a new Android smartphone that features a 4.5-inch display and 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor. The Source includes a 5-megapixel main camera that can capture 720p HD video and a 1-megapixel user-facing camera for video chats. Both... - read more

T-Mobile Announces Samsung Galaxy Light and HotSpot Pro

T-Mobile today announced the Samsung Galaxy Light, an inexpensive Android smartphone that will be available in the weeks to come. The Light features a 4-inch WVGA display protected by Gorilla Glass, and it is powered by a 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor with 1GB of RAM. The Light... - read more

Cricket to Sell iPhone 5s and 5c

Cricket Wireless today announced that it will begin selling the Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on October 25. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile's LTE Network to Eventually Cover 225M People

T-Mobile will continue to increase the footprint of its LTE 4G network, but it won't reach the coverage offered by competing networks from AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon Wireless. According to the Wall Street Journal, T-Mobile's LTE footprint will eventually cover 225 million POPs around the... - read more

T-Mobile Says LTE Available Nationwide

T-Mobile today said that LTE 4G can be accessed by 202 million people in 233 markets around the U.S., including 91 of the top 100 metro areas. T-Mobile said it has met its original goal of covering 200 million pops by the end of the year months ahead of schedule. T-Mobile also offers HSPA+... - read more

T-Mobile Offering Free Overseas Data and Messaging

T-Mobile today announced that all Simple Choice individual and business customers will automatically have access to unlimited mobile data and unlimited messaging when they travel out of the U.S. -- for free. The free data and messaging will be available in more than 100 different countries... - read more

Virgin Mobile to Sell iPhone 5s and 5c October 1

Virgin Mobile USA today announced that it will offer the Apple iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c online and in stores beginning October 1. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile Intros the Alcatel Fierce and Evolve

T-Mobile today announced two new Android smartphones from Alcatel, the OneTouch Fierce and the OneTouch Evolve. Both are slab-style devices that can access T-Mobile's HSPA+ network, but not its LTE network. Shared features include 5-megapixel cameras with 720p HD video capture; Wi-Fi, GPS,... - read more

T-Mobile's LTE Network Now Covers 180M People

T-Mobile today announced a modest expansion of its LTE network. Its faster 4G network now reaches 180 million POPs across 154 markets. Additionally, T-Mobile's HSPA+ network covers 228 million people. T-Mobile said it is on target to meets its LTE build-out goals by the end of the year.... - read more

Apple Reveals the iPhone 5S with Fingerprint Sensor

Apple today announced the iPhone 5S, a refresh to the iPhone 5, that will be available in slate, silver, and gold. The iPhone 5S is made from aluminum with chamfered edges and a 4-inch Retina Display. Outwardly it looks similar to the iPhone 5, but Apple says the iPhone 5S has numerous... - read more

T-Mobile Gives Unlimited Customers More Hotspot Data

T-Mobile has quietly updated the mobile hotspot options available to customers who choose its $70 Unlimited plan. The original $70 Unlimited plan provided customers with unlimited talk, text, and web, but only 500MB of mobile hotspot or tethering data. If customers wanted to use their... - read more

Virgin Selling ZTE Awe Starting Today

Virgin Mobile today announced the availability of the ZTE N800 Awe. The Awe is a simple Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphone that features a 4-inch WVGA display, 1.2GHz processor with 1GB of RAM, 5-megapixel camera with 720p HD video capture, and Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy. The ZTE is powered by... - read more

Apple Announces the iPhone 5C

Apple today announced the iPhone 5C. The 5C is a replacement for the outgoing iPhone 5, which will no longer be sold. The hallmark feature of the iPhone 5C is that it trades a metallic body for a hard-coated polycarbonate shell. The shell has a metal frame on the inside, which also acts as... - read more

T-Mobile Announces LG G2 and F6 Pricing and Availability

T-Mobile today said that the LG G2 smartphone will be available from the company's website on September 25. The G2 is LG's flagship smartphone for the year and features a 5.2-inch HD display. It is available in black or white. The F6 from LG will be available September 11.  Source:... - read more

AT&T, T-Mobile Announce Note 3 Release Details

AT&T and T-Mobile USA today announced release details for Samsung's recently-announced Galaxy Note 3. AT&T will start "around Oct. 1." T-Mobile will start selling the Note 3 on October 2nd. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Samsung Note 3 Offers Bigger Screen, Smaller Footprint, Updated S Pen

Samsung today announced the Galaxy Note 3, its third-generation phablet with S Pen stylus. The Note 3 increases the screen from last year's 5.5-inch display to 5.7 inches. It also improves the resolution from 1280 x 800 to 1920 x 1080 full HD. Despite the larger screen, the Note 3 is 1mm... - read more

Android 4.4 Named "KitKat"

Google today announced that the next major version of Android - version 4.4 - will be named KitKat, after the Kit Kat candy bar made by Nestlé. Each major version of Android is named for a sweet treat starting with a successive letter of the alphabet. Only major versions get a new... - read more

Waterproof Reef Washes Up on Virgin Mobile's Shore

Virgin Mobile today announced the Reef, the company's first water-resistant smartphone. The Reef, which is made by ZTE, is certified IPX7, which means it is protected for up to 30 minutes in up to 3 feet of water. The phone has a 4.0 touch display, 1 GHz processor, 5-megapixel camera with... - read more

T-Mobile to Sell LG G2, F6 and F3

T-Mobile today said that it will carry several LG smartphones in the coming weeks. First, it confirmed that it will sell the just-announced LG G2. The G2 is the new flagship smartphone from LG that features a 5.2-inch HD screen and 13-megapixel camera. The F6 is a new mid-range Android... - read more

Alcatel 768 Hits T-Mobile and MetroPCS

Both T-Mobile and MetoPCS have recently added the Alcatel 768 to their respective rosters. The 768 is an entry-level flip phone that runs on T-Mobile's GSM network. The 768 has a 2.4-inch main display with 240 by 320 pixels and a secondary display on the front that displays the time and... - read more

T-Mobile Pushes MetroPCS to 15 More Markets

T-Mobile today expanded the reach of its MetroPCS brand by launching it in 15 new markets. The additional markets for MetroPCS largely overlay the existing footprint of rival Cricket Wireless, and include Birmingham, Ala.; Fresno and San Diego, Calif.; Tallahassee, Fla.; New Orleans, La.;... - read more

LG Optimus F3 Hits Virgin Stores Today

Virgin Mobile USA announced that the LG Optimus F3 is available beginning today. The F3 runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean and has a 4-inch IPS LCD screen with Gorilla Glass; a 1.2GHz dual-core processor; Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and LTE 4G; and a 5-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video capture. It comes... - read more

Cricket Announces Monthly Phone Payments - Muve Music 4.0

Cricket Wireless today made several announcements regarding phone financing, Musive Music 4.0, and new device availability. The first bit of news concerns how customers purchase phones. Cricket will offer flexible payment financing options that allow customers to pay for devices over time.... - read more

Sprint and Boost to Sell Kyocera Hydro Edge

Sprint today announced that it and its Boost Mobile prepaid brand will offer the Kyocera Hydro Edge in the coming weeks. The Hydro Edge will reach Sprint stores July 19 and Boost Mobile stores July 23. The Hydro Edge, which was announced earlier this year, is a waterproof Android smartphone.... - read more

Boost Mobile Announces Samsung Galaxy Prevail II

Boost Mobile today announced the availability of the Samsung Galaxy Prevail II. The phone is identical to the Galaxy Ring already offered by Boost sister brand Virgin Mobile. Like the Ring, the Prevail II is an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphone that has a 4-inch display, 5-megapixel main... - read more

T-Mobile Debuts Its Bold Moves, Including Upgrade Program

T-Mobile today announced several new initiatives that it hopes will further entice U.S. consumers to join sign up for its services. The first is called Jump!, a program that lets T-Mobile customers upgrade their phones anytime they want (up to twice per year). The program also includes... - read more

Sony Xperia Z Hits T-Mobile Stores July 17

T-Mobile today announced that the Sony Xperia Z will go on sale at T-Mobile stores beginning July 17. Source: Phonescoop - read more

H20 Plan Revamped Offering More International Features

  H2O Wireless $50 MONTH Plan Revamps to Offer Robust International Features Unbeatable value, reliable, convenient and inclusive option for US consumers Fort Lee, New Jersey , July 1, 2013/PRWeb/ -- H2O ® Wireless (“H2O”), a leading provider... - read more

T-Mobile Intros New Samsung Gravity

T-Mobile today started selling the Samsung Gravity Q, the latest in Samsung's long-running line of entry-level phones with keyboards exclusive to T-Mobile. Like Gravity T, the Gravity Q is a feature phone with a touch screen and a slide-out, four-row QWERTY keyboard. In fact, the Q is nearly... - read more

Boost Mobile to Sell LG Optimus F7

Boost Mobile today announced the pending availability of the LG Optimus F7. The F7 includes a 4.7-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels; 1.5GHz dual-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 8GB of built-in storage; an 8-megapixel main camera and 1.3-megapixel user-facing camera; and a 2,540mAh... - read more

T-Mobile USA to Sell the Sony Xperia Z

T-Mobile USA today announced that it will sell the Xperia Z smartphone in the coming weeks. The Z, which was revealed by Sony earlier this year, has a 5-inch 1080p HD display, 13-megapixel camera, and is water resistant. It will be sold in black and a limited edition purple. The Z will... - read more

Boost Mobile to Sell Galaxy S III with LTE

Boost Mobile today announced that it will offer the Samsung Galaxy S III with LTE on board beginning June 12. It can be paired with Boost's $55 monthly plan with shrinking payments. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile to Sell BlackBerry Q10 June 5

T-Mobile USA today announced that the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone will be available beginning June 5. The Q10 will support T-Mobile's LTE 4G network and features a physical QWERTY keyboard, as well as a 3.1-inch touch screen. It runs BlackBerry 10.1. T-Mobile also announced that the Samsung... - read more

Cricket Announces Galaxy S 4 Launch Details

Cricket today announced that it will start selling the Samsung Galaxy S 4 on June 7. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Cricket To Carry Samsung Admire 2, Galaxy Discover

Cricket today announced plans to offer two new Samsung Android phones this summer: the Admire 2 and the Galaxy Discover (already offered in a GSM variant by Net10.) The Admire 2 is a new, mid-range Android phone with 4G LTE, 4-inch display, 5-megapixel camera, memory card slot, and... - read more

Boost and Virgin Mobile Score the Samsung Galaxy S III

Sprint today announced that its prepaid brands Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA will both offer the Samsung Galaxy S III beginning in June. The GSIII will include support for Sprint's LTE 4G network. Pricing and exact availability was not shared. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile to Boost MetroPCS' Footprint

T-Mobile plans to aggressively expand the reach of MetroPCS' network footprint by 100 million points of presence over the next six quarters. The network will expand to 15 major metropolitan areas quickly, though the markets and exact timing were not revealed. T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter,... - read more