AT&T completes Cricket buyout; plans to fold Aio brand

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AT&T, having completed its acquisition of Cricket Wireless, has announced plans for both its Cricket and Aio brands. AT&T expects to integrate Cricket’s network and operation into the larger arm and ultimately migrate the prepaid customers over. Expected to take a few weeks to ...

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Republic Wireless rings up Moto G for April

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Republic Wireless on Thursday announced the upcoming availability of the Moto G smartphone from Motorola. Priced at $149, the 8GB version of the handset is free of contract obligations and can be paired with plans that start as low as $5 per month. Those who need more storage can double down at ...

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Satechi Universal Smartphone Dashboard Mount review

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Up for review today is the Satechi Universal Smartphone Dashboard Mount (for 3.5”- 5.5” devices). We’ve tested a few Satechi products over the last few years and have come to appreciate their build quality. How does this car mount stand up?  Quite well, actually. While we tested the model ...

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T-Mobile celebrates 1 year of LTE with new ad campaign aimed at Verizon

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T-Mobile on Thursday is celebrating its first year anniversary of LTE deployment with a new ad campaign. According to the Uncarrier, T-Mobile’s network now covers 96 percent of the United States. In just one year, the wireless provider has grown its 4G LTE footprint to blanket 210 million ...

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Monitor which apps consume your time with Frequency [App of the Day]

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Ever wonder why you’re not getting any work done? Or, perhaps you’re trying to figure out why your smartphone battery dies so quickly. Maybe you want to see how much Flappy Bird you’re getting in versus productivity apps. Guess what… there’s an app for that. Surely ...

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BikeConsole Power Plus for Galaxy S4 review

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Don’t look now, but we’re just about out of the winter and finally into warmer weather. With the friendlier temperatures comes our favorite outdoor activities, such as biking. I love nothing more than to toss my handset into a bag and put in some miles on the mountain bike. Very few ...

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Instagram 5.1 debuts as faster, more responsive app

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Instagram has announced a new version of its Android app which promises to be faster, more responsive, and cleaner than ever. Rolling out as a 5.1 release, the size of the app has been cut in half versus previous versions. Thanks to a simplified layout, Instagram now works just as well on ...

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AT&T lowers price of 1-2 line Mobile Share Value Plans

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AT&T on Sunday rolled out new Mobile Share Value Plan pricing for subscribers with one or two lines. Effective March 9, customers can pick up a 2GB Mobile Share Value Plan for $65 per month ($40 for 2GB data, $25 for smartphone access), a discount of $15 over the normal rate. Two lines will ...

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Ten One Design Pogo stylus review

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Need a stylus for your tablet or smartphone? You’ll want to check out the Pogo stylus from Ten One Design. It’s a solid, simple design that feels like a quality device in your hand. While it’s not all that difficult to make a generic stylus, it’s harder to create one ...

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Motorola adds 9 new colors, college options to Moto Maker

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Motorola on Friday announced that the Moto Maker experience has gotten even better. A post on the handset maker’s blog tells us that college students, alumni, and fans can now create Moto X designs that more closely mimic their beloved institution’s colors. Available immediately, ...

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LG G Flex commercial is so bad it’s genius

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Chances are good that you’ve encountered LG’s ad for the G Flex smartphone this week. If not, you will soon. Why? Because it’s terrible, gross, and unlike anything we’d expect for a handset commercial. And you know what? It’s genius. Sure, most of the comments ...

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SEIDIO Surface case for Galaxy Note 3 review

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Today we’ll be taking a look at the SEIDO Surface series of cases for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. We’ve been fortunate enough to spend a few weeks testing this guy out and have come to really appreciate the device. Offered in a variety of color options, we received the gold edition ...

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Evernote adds handwriting recognition to Android app

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The Evernote experience gets even better today as the Android app adds in handwriting functionality. As part of the latest update, users can jot down their notes using a finger or stylus. Notes can employ combinations of audio, handwriting, annotations, images, and more. Perfect for schools, ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 arrives March 9

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Samsung on Wednesday confirmed the U.S. availability of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2. Priced at $649.99 at major retailers, the tablet offers 32GB of storage and includes more than $800 worth of bundled content through Galaxy Perks. Retail outlets expected to carry the tablet include ...

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Floop the pig in Card Wars: Adventure Time [App of the Day]

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You guys ready for a mathematical and rad game today? Today’s App of the Day comes to us from Cartoon Network’s popular cartoon Adventure Time. Based on the episode of the same name, Card Wars lets players take on various characters from the Adventure Time universe in a wild, always ...

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