FreedomPop debuts $4.58 unlimited calling, messaging plan

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Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) FreedomPop has rolled out a $4.58 rate which is essentially half its former price. Indeed, you can take advantage of the plan which allows for unlimited calling and unlimited texting. What’s the catch? FreedomPop operates on Sprint’s CDMA and ...

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Sprint takes another look at T-Mobile deal

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After meeting with various members of the FCC and U.S. Dept. of Justice, Sprint is said to be rethinking its intentions to acquire T-Mobile. As CEO Dan Hess and Chairman Masayoshi Son have learned first hand, the deal would face certain scrutiny and quite the resistance. According to the Wall ...

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Huawei bringing smartwatch to Mobile World Congress

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Chinese hardware maker Huawei will bring its own smartwatch to Mobile World Congress later this month, says the Wall Street Journal. In addition to its first wearable device, Huawei will also introduce a pair of tablets and a new smartphone. The phone will be the successor to the Ascend P6, ...

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WSJ: Nokia will debut first Android phone at Mobile World Congress

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Nokia expects to debut its first Android-based smartphone at Mobile World Congress, reports the Wall Street Journal. According to the news outlet, the device was under development when Microsoft made its bid for Nokia’s device business. Thus far the leaked specifications suggest the ...

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Asphalt 8: Airborne presents the Lykan HyperSport

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Online food ordering service Foodler debuts Android app

Foodler, the online food ordering service that connects consumers with the widest variety of restaurants for immediate delivery, today announced its free Android mobile app is now available on Google Play: Similar to its iOS app available on iTunes, the new Foodler Android app allows users to ...

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Court rules AT&T’s Aio brand must change marketing colors

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Lest customers confuse it with T-Mobile’s branding, pre-paid carrier Aio Wireless must stop using the plum colors in marketing. A federal court believes that AT&T’s pre-praid subsidiary Aio’s shade of purple is a bit too close to T-Mobile’s magenta. While some ...

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HTC to offer wider range of products in 2014

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In addition to the flagship, look for mid-range and entry-level models from HTC A new report out of Reauters today tells us that HTC will employ a different strategy for 2014, namely more phones. The problem with us last year was we only concentrated on our flagship. We missed a huge chunk of ...

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Nokia and HTC put patent litigation behind them

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Nokia and HTC have settled their ongoing patent disputes and now look to be forming a working relationship. An announcement on Nokia’s press page tells us the two companies have settled all pending litigation and entered into a collaborative arrangement. According to the press release, ...

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U.S. Cellular calls up $99 Moto G for no-contract plans

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U.S. Cellular on Friday announced that the Moto G has been added to its no-contract lineup. Available for $99 (with instant rebate), the Moto G can be picked up through the carrier’s website starting today. Effective February 10 the device will be sold in retail stores at the same price. ...

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Amazon offering Gold Medal deals on highly popular games for duration of Olympics

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Amazon today announced a new promotion which sees the online giant discounting games from around the globe. Starting immediately and running through February 22, there are games slashed as low as $.59 a piece. Not just any old generic titles, mind you, but popular stuff from big name ...

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Qualcomm Toq review

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Announced back in September the Qualcomm Toq is a unique smartwatch experience first targeted at developers. Paired to Android phones via Bluetooth, one of its key features is its Mirasol display helps set it aside from other wearable devices. As someone who has not spent time with other ...

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HTC promises wearable device by year end

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The struggling hardware maker believes this is a turnaround year HTC has confirmed that they, too, will release a wearable device later this year and join a quickly crowding market. Speaking with Bloomberg recently, HTC Chairman Cher Wang said that one will be available by the Christmas ...

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Motorola holding press event on February 25

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Motorola has sent out invitations to an event for press and executives which takes place on February 25. Coinciding with Mobile World Congress, the soiree also happens to be held in Barcelona, Spain. Normally, this would indicate a potential device launch or introduction of a new line of ...

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Samsung and Cisco sign cross-licencse patent deal

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Samsung and Cisco have inked a deal which should lead to more innovation across multiple fronts over the next decade or longer. Like the agreement between Google and Cisco from this week, the two companies will benefit by licensing patents from the other party. This works for existing stuff as ...

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