Sprint calls dibs on Sharp AQUOS Crystal

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The mid-range device is also coming to Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile Sprint on Tuesday announced the upcoming availability of the Sharp AQUOS Crystal, an Android-powered smartphone with mid-level hardware. Due “soon”, the device features a quad-core Snapdragon processor, 1.5GB RAM, ...

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Verizon rolls out $60 plan with unlimited talk, text, 2GB data

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Verizon Wireless has quietly rolled out a new, less expensive rate plan for an individual line of service. Available to all consumers immediately, the new $60 offering includes unlimited talk and text plus 2GB of monthly data. Those customers who finance their devices on Verizon Edge can save ...

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Sprint to announce $50 unlimited plan this week, says WSJ

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Sprint could take the fight directly to other provider’s doors this week in offering a $50, all-you-can-consume rate plan, says the Wall Street Journal. Reportedly, the carrier is set to introduce a plan that gives users access to unlimited talk, text, and data for a mere $50 per month. ...

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ChargeKey: Carry a USB cable on your keychain for charging anywhere [Deal of the Day]

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Regardless of whether you’re carrying around a portable power supply or just your smartphone, at some point you’re still going to need to juice up. What happens if you don’t have a USB cable with you to take advantage of that 15000mAh power pack? Well, if you had a ChargeKey ...

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HTC One E8 soon expected at Sprint

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Sprint should soon make an announcement regarding the upcoming availability of the lower-price HTC One E8. How do we know? Easy, a video posted on the carrier’s YouTube account has tipped their plans. The plastic-clad smartphone features still-reputable specifications but should command a ...

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Sprint CEO: New rate plans will be “simple, attractive, and very disruptive”

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New Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure is ready to hit the ground running. Speaking at a company town hall meeting yesterday, Claure said his first step will be to slash prices for its rate plans as soon as this coming week. Reportedly, the new plans will be “very disruptive” and will give ...

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T-Mobile won’t throttle P2P users but will try to change their behaviors

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You know the report that said T-Mobile would be throttling those who abuse their 4G LTE network for peer-to-peer file sharing and wrongful tethering? It appears that this is not exactly the case and that T-Mobile wants to, instead, reach out to help these people change. And, as far as there ...

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HTC announces extremely limited HTC One M8 Phunk Studio Edition

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HTC on Thursday announced a very limited edition of its HTC One M8 smartphone. Called the Phunk Studio Edition, it will be offered in a run of only 64 devices and launch on August 14 as part of a campaign. Phunk, a Singapore-based “contemporary art and design collective”, is slated ...

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Motorola hosting launch event on September 4

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Motorola looks to be unveiling a number of products at a September 4 press event, or at least that’s what we’re gathering from the early invitation. Clicking on an email we received this morning we are brought to a website that features one of those fun fortune teller paper games. ...

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Huawei offers sneak peek at EMUI 3.0

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Huawei, in anticipation of new product launches at IFA next month, has begun offering an early look at its upcoming user interface. Called EMUI 3.0, it employs a “circle pattern throughout the UI for a more consistent look and feel”. Based on what we’re seeing here we have to ...

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T-Mobile to throttle P2P network abusers

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T-Mobile, for all of its Un-carrier ways, still has to act like a traditional carrier every once in a while. Such is the case where, next week, they will begin throttling users who engage in peer-to-peer file sharing and tethering outside of normal terms and conditions. Expected to stat August ...

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Field Trip cards to soon appear in Google Now

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Field Trip, one of our favorite apps for discovering new and interesting places while traveling, is about to find a new way to help users learn more about nearby things and places. According to new reports, Field Trip cards should soon begin showing up in Google Now, leading to more discovery. ...

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Limited time sale sees Amazon Fire TV on sale for $84 (15% OFF)

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On the fence about whether to pick up the Amazon Fire TV? How about if we gave you a gentle nudge over that proverbial fence? Amazon is, for a limited time, offering the new gadget for $84, a savings of $15 (15%) off the normal price. What’s more, Amazon will toss in free shipping for... ...

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New specs for Motorola Shamu suggest quite powerful device after all

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It’s a new day and we’ve got new specifications for the rumored Nexus 6 from Motorola. Known, for now, under its code name of “Shamu”, the smartphone figures to be a more powerful experience than previously expected. According to a newly discovered GFXBench ...

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Boost Mobile now offering $80 LG Realm

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Boost Mobile on Wednesday announced its latest smartphone, the wallet-friendly Android-powered LG Realm. Priced $79.99, the handset features a 4.5-inch display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, and a 5-megapixel rear camera. Additionally, customers will find the no-contract phone to offer ...

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