Google ‘Nexus X’ to be made by Moto and released near Halloween, report says

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The Nexus 6 is dead; long live the Nexus X. Word on the street is that the upcoming Nexus smartphone from Google will be made by Motorola but it won’t be called the Nexus 6. Reportedly, Google is hoping to avoid any potential lawsuits over the use of Nexus 6 and has instead opted for... ...

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T-Mobile announces $45 Simple Starter plan with 2GB data for September 3

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T-Mobile is at it again, unveiling yet another industry-undercutting rate plan. The Un-carrier on Monday announced a new option for its Simple Starter customers in the form of a $45 2GB data plan that also includes unlimited talk and text. As is the case with the other plan this one ...

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Samsung YouTube video touts handwriting in Galaxy Note 4 teaser

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Samsung, excited about its upcoming Unpacked event, has begun teasing its big reveal. A new video hitting YouTube called [Ready to Note?] Your Note for Handwriting highlights all of the benefits of writing things down instead of typing them out. We also see a number of ways in which writing can ...

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Cricket offers $100 for T-Mobile and MetroPCS switchers

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AT&T’s prepaid arm of Cricket Wireless is taking a page out of T-Mobile’s playbook, offering rewards for customer who jump ship. Starting from August 24 and running through October 19, Cricket will give customers a $100 bill credit for switching from T-Mobile or MetroPCS. ...

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Sprint fires back with $60 Unlimited Data plan

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Sprint on Monday announced its Family Share Pack plan, an options that allows for shared plans with up to 20GB of 4G LTE data. What’s more, a limited time promotion saw the carrier discounting things to $100 and tossing in 2GB of extra data per line. Sprint today is announcing a new take ...

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LG debuts pair of 3G smartphones for emerging markets

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LG has introduced a pair of 3G smartphones ahead of IFA next month in Berlin. Aimed at first-time buyers and teens in emerging markets, the LG Fino and LG Bello are the first to feature the UX carried over from the LG G3.  The two will be available in select markets in Latin America later... ...

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T-Mobile rewards existing users with 1 year of unlimited data for bringing new customers

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T-Mobile on Thursday announced a new promotion which aims to benefit existing customers for their loyalty. As they see it, all of these recent and disruptive changes happening in the space are great if you’re a new customer but it sucks to be an existing client. Where’s the love for ...

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Unlocked ZTE Nubia 5S Mini now available for $280 at Amazon

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ZTE on Wednesday confirmed the upcoming U.S. availability of the Nubia 5S Mini with LTE.  Shipping next week, August 27, the handset features a 4.7-inch 720p HD display, a 13-megapixel rear camera, and front-facing 5-megapixel shooter. Internally, the Nubia 5S Mini packs a 1.2GHz quad-core ...

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Huawei slips more EMUI 3.0 previews out ahead of debut

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Huawei, rightfully excited over its upcoming EMUI 3.0, has leaked out another handful of images for its custom user interface. Expected to debut at IFA next month, this time we’re looking at the integrated camera and gallery experience. Features include: Access to camera – Quick ...

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LG to bring G3 user interface to most future mobile devices

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LG on Tuesday announced that the user interface first introduced in the G3 will become standardized across the company’s mid- to entry-level mobile family. The move ensures that customers can pick up any LG smartphone or tablet and just know how to intuitively navigate the device. Details ...

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Sprint announces 20GB data Family Share Pack for $160

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A limited-time promotion drops the price to $100 and adds another 2GB per line Sprint on Tuesday rolled out a new shared Family Share Pack plan which offers 20GB of data for $160 per month. At double the allotted data that AT&T and Verizon provide for the money, it’s the first of a ...

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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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