Ting lowers off-contract data plans

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Ting, a MVNO partner of Sprint, has lowered its data rates on the carrier’s two year anniversary. Nearly every rate plan on the no-contract carrier’s lineup has been dropped; one (XXL) has been removed altogether. This is not a promotion, these are just our new rates. Current ...

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Google looses Chromecast SDK on developers

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Google has rolled out the official Google Cast SDK for all developers, which could, in essence, open the door to a bunch of new apps with Chromecast support. Those developers wishing to utilize the tools should note that the SDK has “undergone a thorough overhaul since the developer ...

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Sprint delivers KitKat update to HTC One

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Sprint, over the weekend, announced that the HTC One will soon receive its Android 4.4.2 KitKat update. Starting February 11, the update will be available by manual download through the smartphone’s settings. As the first carrier in the United States to offer the update, Sprint’s ...

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AT&T drops price of 10GB shared data plan

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AT&T recently adjusted their Mobile Share Plans for the 10GB (an up) data plans, making for a more affordable experience. Effective yesterday, February 2, users with two smartphones can purchase unlimited voice and messaging with 10GB of data for $130/ month. Adding additional smartphones ...

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Sprint adds more devices to PTT list

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Sprint has expanded the number of devices with Direct Connect push-to-talk service, adding multiple Android handsets into the fold. Effective immediately, those with the following smartphones can take advantage of the Direct Connect Now application. Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy Note 3, LG ...

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OUYA refreshes gaming console

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Dressed in all black, the new console features double the storage capacity OUYA has released a new version of its Android-powered gaming console which can be immediately ordered. Priced at $129, it’s an all black experience thanks to the new controller and device design. Internally, this ...

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Telenav Acquires skobbler, the Leader in OpenStreetMap-based GPS Navigation

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Crowd-sourced mapping and navigation gives Telenav big boost Telenav announced on Thursday that it has acquired skobbler for $23.8 million in a combination of cash and stock. Based in Germany, skobbler heads up a crowd-sourced OpenStreetMaps application which employs data supplied by the ...

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U.S. Cellular debuts $50 ‘unlimited’ no-contract plan

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U.S. Cellular on Friday introduced a new no-contract plan which offers unlimited voice, messaging, and 500MB of 3G/4G data for $50 per month. Yes, it’s billed as “unlimited” but that’s because you can go over the allotted data. Doing so, however, sees your speeds ...

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Red Nexus 5 reportedly due February 4

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Rumors of a red version of the Nexus 5 have been gaining steam these last few days and, thanks to a leaked document, it seems to be close at hand. An alleged Sprint memo surfacing yesterday indicates that we could see the red variant within days. Currently available in black or white, this new ...

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Watch: Tim Tebow stars in T-Mobile’s new commercials

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Watching the big game on Sunday? Keep your eyes peeled for one or both of the following ads. Starring Tim Tebow, who happens to be without an NFL contract, the two clips show what the former player has been up to these past few month. What’s more, he reminds us that contracts can be ...

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Samsung Poland intros two Galaxy Note 3 Neo models

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After months of rumors, Samsung (Poland) has announced two new versions of the Galaxy Note 3. Known as the Galaxy Note 3 Neo 3G and the Galaxy Note 3 Neo LTE+, the two feature slightly smaller (5.5-inch) and lower resolution (1280×720) displays than the standard model.¬†Internally, the two ...

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Samsung intros Black Edition Galaxy S4, S4 Mini for Russia

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Samsung on Friday introduced new versions of the Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S4 Mini for the Russian market. Dubbed the “Black Edition”, these are gorgeous black on black designs with faux leather stitched backs. Launching, for now, in Russia, the Black Edition feature the exact same ...

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HTC: “We’ll miss our self-imposed Android 4.4 target”

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HTC president (U.S.) Jason Mackenzie has penned a post on the company’s website advising that the hardware maker will miss its self-imposed target for Android 4.4 KitKat. Initially expected to arrive for the HTC One this week, it appears that the process could take another week or two ...

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Alleged model numbers and first camera sample surface for Galaxy S5

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A list of model numbers for the Samsung Galaxy S5 variants have emerged, giving anxious fans just a little bit more to chew on. If you’re the type of person who likes to dig through every little detail for upcoming devices then this ought to help you get your fix. Assuming these are ...

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AT&T dangles $100 credit to attract new lines

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AT&T on Wednesday introduced a limited-time promotion which gives both new and existing customers an account credit of $100 should they activate a new line (post-paid) of service. The deal works for any type of line, including smartphone, tablet, hotspot, and more. If you’re looking ...

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