Cricket announces increased data pools for its wireless plans

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Cricket Wireless on Wednesday announced a limited time promotion which sees the carrier upping the amount of data for its wireless plans. Set to take effect on September 13, customers will be able to score at least 1GB of monthly data. It’s unclear how long the promo will last so, if ...

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Intel Reference Design aims to deliver Android updates within two weeks of release

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Intel wants to make it much easier for Android users to stay up to date with the latest platform releases. To do so, it has created a new Intel Reference Design Program for Android. Announced at IDF, the new program is a commitment to bringing Intel-based devices to market much easier. ...

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Sprint: No, our trade-in program is the best in the business

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Sprint, quick to counter T-Mobile’s new guaranteed trade-in deal, is back today with a post reminding customers why they are the best in the wireless space. A press release from today tells us that despite the Un-carrier’s claims, they can’t offer what Sprint can. Take, for ...

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LG offering free 3,000mAh battery & battery charging cradle with G3 purchase

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LG on Tuesday announced a new, limited-time promotion which sees the handset maker essentially doubling the battery life of the G3. Already a beast at 3,000mAh, the promo gives buyers a second battery and a charging cradle at no additional cost. The deal is worth approximately $70 and is ...

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Purported Motorola Nexus X specs found on benchmark

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The Nexus X will be manufactured by Motorola and will feature a 5.2-inch display with 2560 x 1440 display, reports AndroidWorld. According to benchmarks discovered by the blog, the device will pack a 2.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 CPU with 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, and Android L. ...

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GameStop to sell Cricket Wireless starting in October

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GameStop and Cricket Wireless have announced that the gaming-centric retail chain will begin selling no-contract wireless service starting next month. Expected to roll out in phases with completion by the end of October, it’s one more place for customers to pick up a smartphone. “Cricket ...

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Mid-range Samsung Galaxy Alpha tipped with all-metal body

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As if we should be surprised, Samsung is reported to be readying a variation of its Galaxy Alpha smartphone. According to SamMobile, a Samsung SM-A500 figures to be a mid-range take on the aluminum-clad handset experience. The most interesting thing we’ve learned from our source is that the ...

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T-Mobile: We have the best trade-in prices around, guaranteed

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T-Mobile on Monday announced a new guarantee for prospective customers looking to trade in their old devices. According to the Un-carrier, they will offer the best trade-in value for used devices. So confident are they that they’ll give you $50 if you find a better deal elsewhere. When ...

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At least ten U.S. wireless providers in line to carry the Moto X

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Now that the new Moto X is official and no longer rumor it’s time to look at which carriers are in line to offer the device. We swung by the Motorola website this morning to see who might be listed as having the phone on its radar. We expected to find most, if not all, of... Read More

Speakasy? Personal? T-Mobile plays it coy for Un-carrier 7.0 event

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T-Mobile has scheduled its next Un-carrier event for Wednesday, September 7 where it plans to announce, well, something. It’s not clear what we might get out of T-Mobile and its promise of “This time it’s personal.” Factor in a password of “Speakeasy” and we ...

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Huawei debuts 6-inch Ascend Mate 7 (with gallery)

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Huawei on Thursday introduced its latest Android flagship, the 6-inch Ascend Mate 7. Powered by an octa-core Huawei Kirin 925 processor (four A15 1.8 GHz chips, four A7 1.3 GHz chips), the handset features an incredible screen-to-body ratio of 83%. In other words, just because the screen is ...

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Sprint to carry Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 on September 12

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Sprint on Thursday announced the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 tablet. Scheduled to go on sale Friday, September 12, the tablet will be sold through Easy Pay for $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $27.09; full retail price is $650. The Galaxy Tab S 10.5 ...

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MetroPCS ups the data for plans, adds new LTE markets

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS today announced the addition of new markets offering 4G LTE network speeds. Growing by 10, the cities include Chattanooga, Tenn.; Chicago, Ill.; Kansas City and St. Louis, Mo.; Milwaukee, Wisc.; Minneapolis-St.Paul, Minn.; Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, and ...

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Sony intros Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact, and Z3 Tablet Compact

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Sony, as expected, unveiled its latest flagship line of smartphones and tablets at an event in Berlin, Germany. The hardware maker on Wednesday introduced the Xperia Z3, the Z3 Compact, and Z3 Tablet Compact. Sharing a number of hardware and software features, the new line offers users ...

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Sprint to carry Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Gear VR

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Sprint on Wednesday confirmed that it, too, will offer both the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge later this year. What’s more, Sprint plans to carry the Gear VR as well. Pricing and exact timing are unclear, of course, but it is certain that the handsets will be designed to work on the ...

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