Boost Mobile rewards auto paying customers with extra data

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Boost Mobile wants to reward its Auto Re-Boost customers for signing up for automatic monthly payments. Starting February 3, Sprint’s prepaid brand will offer a Data Boost plan that allows for 2.5GB of 4G LTE data for $35 per month. Indeed, this is more than twice the normal data ...

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Verizon sweetens prepaid pot with more flexible data options

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Verizon today announced improved rate plans for its prepaid subscribers which include extra data and more flexible data pools. The $45 rate plan now comes with 1GB of data, up from the 500MB from before. Those who take advantage of the carrier’s Auto Pay service will receive an additional ...

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T-Mobile’s Smartphone Equality levels playing for field for all credit scores

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T-Mobile on Thursday introduced a new program that aims to give everyone the same chance at best available device prices. You know that credit score that’s been haunting you for the last few years? T-Mobile doesn’t care about that. All they wanna know is that you’ve been good ...

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HP unveils Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 tablets for business users and students

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HP this week began offering a pair of new Android-powered tablets which aim to help business users and students. Both the Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 run Android 4.4 KitKat and feature a number of similar hardware components. Under the hood, the duo pack 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processors, 2GB ...

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MetroPCS promotion offers unlimited 4G LTE for $50 (Update)

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MetroPCS on Wednesday introduced a new, limited time rate plan promotion which offers unlimited talk, text, and 4G LTE data for $50 per month. The deal, which begins immediately, runs through April 5 and stays put for an indefinite period. Customers must purchase a MetroPCS-branded LTE ...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to offer two edge displays, report says

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The sixth generation Samsung Galaxy S series smartphone will come with a variant known as the Galaxy S6 Edge. At least that is what the chatter has been as of late. New reports stemming from SamMobile indicate that the alternate take on the flagship will include a display that overlaps the side ...

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Boost Mobile now offering Samsung Galaxy Prevail LTE

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Boost Mobile on Monday began offering its latest Android smartphone, the $130 Samsung Galaxy Prevail LTE. Powered by Android 4.4 KitKat, the handset features a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera, and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Under the hood you’ll find 8GB storage, a 1.2GHz ...

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Samsung names new global design head

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Samsung has tapped a new senior VP for its global design team where he will oversee all of its designs. Lee Don-tae previously worked for a U.K. design agency called Tangerine which consulted with Apple more than two decades ago. In fact, Tangerine is where Apple found its current design lead ...

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Samsung choosing new fingerprint scanner tech for Galaxy S6, report says

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Samsung will choose a different fingerprint scanner technology for its Galaxy S6 smartphone, says SamMobile. Instead of requiring users to swipe their fingerprint for recognition, the new scanner will simply need a press of the button. The touch-based sensor tech is found in smartphones like ...

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First details for ZTE Blade S6 spill online

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The first batch of rumors and details for a so-called ZTE Blade S6 have surfaced ahead of its launch expected later this month. According to sources at GearBest, and on twitter, the phone will run Android 5.0 Lollipop and feature a 5.0-inch display. With specifications that closely mirror a ...

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Sprint will lease you an LG G3 or Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Sprint on Friday announced that it will lease the LG G3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 effective today. Both new and existing customers can take advantage of the program; the iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S5 are already offered. The LG G3 can be leased for $15 per month over 24 months whereas the Galaxy ...

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Virgin Mobile announces Samsung Galaxy Core Prime

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In addition to announcing new shared data plans, Virgin Mobile today introduced its Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime. Arriving tomorrow, January 17, the $130 handset features a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel camera, and Snapdragon 410 processor. Other specifications include Android ...

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Virgin Mobile announces shared, no-contract data plans

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Exclusive to customers who purchase through Walmart, the plans are a first of its kind for no-contract carriers Virgin Mobile on Friday announced new rate plans for customers looking to share mobile data without any long-term contracts. Available to four specific handsets, these “Data ...

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Early LG G4 rumors suggest 16-megapixel wide camera, Snapdragon 810 CPU

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With CES in the rear view mirror and Mobile World Congress fast approaching, we’re in that time frame where unannounced devices are being leaked. The next few months should give way to rumors and conjecture. Such is the case, already, for the successor to the LG G3. Early chatter around ...

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T-Mobile announces new ‘Simply Prepaid’ plans for January 25

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T-Mobile on Thursday introduced a new set of option for customers looking for just the most basic of prepaid service. Dubbed “Simply Prepaid”, the trio of rate plans offer unlimited talk, text, and (2G) data. Prices range from $40-$60 per month and include at least a portion of data ...

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