T-Mobile becomes top prepaid provider in U.S.

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T-Mobile has become the number one provider of prepaid wireless service, according to a press release from the Un-carrier. Overtaking the bigger three players in the space, T-Mobile now services some 15.64 million no-contract subscribers. By comparison, Sprint has 15.19 million, followed by ...

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Best Buy nabs Electric Blue Samsung Galaxy S5

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The exclusive color will be available starting from August 17 Best Buy will soon be carrying an Electric Blue version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone. Slated to arrive on August 17, the phone will be sold for AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. Pricing remains the same as the other versions ...

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Sony calls it quits on PlayStation Mobile for Android

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Sony has officially confirmed it will no longer support the PlayStation Mobile for Android endeavor. Designed to bridge the game between PS Vita and Android gaming, the certification process will still run for devices powered by Android 4.4.2 and older. Anything newer, however, and Sony is not ...

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Sprint dials up Marcelo Claure as new CEO

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Sprint on Wednesday announced it has selected Marcelo Claure as the new President and CEO, replacing Dan Hesse. Claure, who was a member of the Sprint board of directors is Founder and CEO of Brighstar Corp. He will resign from his post on August 11 whereupon SoftBank will acquire his remain ...

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Note the Date: Samsung schedules Unpacked event for September 3

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The next-generation of Galaxy Note is less than one month away Confirming rumors from earlier in the week, Samsung has officially sent out invitations to an Unpacked event for September 3. With it, of course, comes all but final confirmation of a Galaxy Note 4 announcement. You’ll see the ...

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Benchmarks suggest Moto G successor to have larger display, better camera

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Recently discovered benchmarks suggest Motorola’s next-gen Moto G will have a bigger display and improved cameras. Bumped up from the current model’s 4.5-inch screen, the successor could offer 5-inches of real estate. The rear camera figures to jump from 5-megapixels to 8-megapixels ...

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Motorola VP confirms Moto X will receive Android L update

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Owners of the Moto X will be pleased to learn that their smartphone will pick up the update to Android L when it’s ultimately released. When asked on Google+ whether the handset would see the next version of Android, Motorola VP Punit Soni replied simply, “Yup.” While this ...

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AT&T announces LG G Pad 7.0 LTE for August 8

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AT&T on Monday announced the upcoming availability of the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE tablet. Arriving later this week on August 8, the 7-inch tablet runs Android 4.4 KitKat and features an HD+ IPS display, a 5-megapixel ear camera, and 4000mAh battery. Like other devices from the LG camp, this one ...

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS add waterproof and rugged Kyocera Hydro Life

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T-Mobile and MetroPCS have announced the upcoming availability of the Kyocera Hydro Life, a waterproof and rugged Android smartphone. Arriving at the Un-carrier’s door on August 8, the handset features a 4.5-inch impact-resistant display, a 5-megapixel rear camera, front-facing ...

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Flappy Bird returns in Amazon Fire TV exclusive ‘Flappy Birds Family’

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Six months ago, the only game that anyone wanted to talk about was Flappy Bird.You couldn’t go anywhere without reading some story about how many downloads the game had or how it was generating buckets of money. You probably also saw the Vine clips of people smashing their phones in ...

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Samsung Unpacked event to be held September 3

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Samsung will host its next Unpacked event on Wednesday, September 3, according to a since-deleted post from SamMobile. We’re not sure what happened here, but the site initially reported that Samsung had sent out invitations to the Berlin presser. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is expected to ...

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Cricket Wireless announces ZTE Grand X for August 8

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Cricket Wireless this morning announced the upcoming availability of the ZTE Grand X, a 5-inch Android smartphone. Expected next Friday, August 8, the phone will cost $100 after a $50 mail-in rebate. With its big, bright 5″ display, the ZTE Grand X will appeal to students looking for a ...

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Verizon now selling rough and rugged Kyocera Brigadier

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Verizon Wireless on Thursday began selling the Kyocera Brigadier, a rough and tumble smartphone with a Sapphire display. Able to withstand more than your typical glass screen, Sapphire should make its way into a number of future handsets. The Kyocera Brigadier’s display can be used with ...

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Verizon adds wallet friendly LG G Vista to roster

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Verizon Wireless on Thursday began offering the LG G Vista, an affordable 5.7-inch Android smartphone. Priced at $100 with a two-year service agreement, the device runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat and features a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1.5BG RAM, and 8GB internal storage. The rear offers an ...

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Google Maps gains new exploration features in latest update

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Google wants to make it even easier to discover the world around you so they are updating the Google Maps app. A new “Explore” feature is being integrated into the Android and iOS apps and is designed to help users explore nearby places. Rather than deliver a generic list of places ...

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