ZTE Score M found to have security vulnerability

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Chinese manufacturer ZTE has confirmed the Android-based Score M (MetroPCS, ) handset is susceptible to a backdoor security hole.  Once enabled, the bad guys could gain root access and add, remove or copy data from the smartphone.  Apparently the process starts with a hardwired device password ...

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LG Optimus M+ tipped for MetroPCS

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MetroPCS appears to be readying an enhanced version of their LG Optimus M handset, thanks to a newly leaked render.  Expected to replace the current budget Android smartphone, this presumed Optimus M+ is a moderate step forward in terms of hardware.  Specifications are said to include Android ...

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MetroPCS and ZTE announce Score M, obviously not aiming for powerhouse

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ZTE and MetroPCS are poised to launch the ZTE Score M. The device will be the regional carrier’s first ZTE Android device, and will come with some low-end specs that include Gingerbread, a 3.2MP rear camera, 3.5-inch HVGA TFT screen, 600 MHz processor, 4GB of internal memory, MicroSD ...

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HTC One V launching on three regional U.S. carriers

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HTC nailed the Mobile World Congress event by announcing a trio of new Android devices. One of them was HTC One V, which was introduced as a “Value” device. The device actually reminds us of the HTC Legend, which was launched as a successor to the HTC Hero. AT&T will be ...

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Samsung R920 turns out to be the Galaxy S Lightray 4G for MetroPCS

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A month ago, we showed you the first leaked shots of an upcoming 4G device, the Samsung R920, for MetroPCS. The device, as we have just learned, was actually the Samsung Conquer 4G, which is available in the U.S. on Sprint. Now MetroPCS is planning to launch it as the Samsung Galaxy S Lightray ...

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MetroPCS customers can now use PrivacyStar Metro Block-it to refuse unwanted calls and texts

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Metro Block-it, a new call and text message blocking service for MetroPCS Communications will allow customers to do… Well, Exactly that. The service is provided by PrivacyStar, most known for their Android application boasting similar features. With over 120 million blocked calls and ...

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MetroPCS extends $40 rate plan to 4G LTE Android devices

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MetroPCS, in an effort to rope in more 4G LTE smartphone buyers, has decided to extend its $40 4G LTE rate plan to all of their device.  Previously, consumers with handsets like the Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G or LG Esteem had to choose from the $50 or $60 plans.  This new option gives first-time ...

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Samsung R920 LTE Device Leaked, Headed to MetroPCS

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Remember when MetroPCS officially launched the world’s first commercially available 4G LTE smart phone? Yes, I am talking about the Samsung Indulge, which has pretty decent specs. It seems MetroPCS is gearing up to launch another 4G smart phone as XDA-Developers got their hands on leaked ...

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LTE Android Lineup to Expand on MetroPCS

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LTE handsets are multiplying on every carrier around the country and MetroPCS is proud to announce its newest additions with the Samsung Galaxy Attain 4G and the LG Connect 4G.

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Metro PCS bows $179.99 HTC Wildfire S

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MetroPCS today announced that they will be offering their first HTC handset later this week in the form of the Wildfire S.  Expected online and at Metro PCS locations around the country, the smartphone will run $179 and work with the carrier’s $50 and $60 monthly rate plans. ...

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MetroPCS Announces Availability of $249.99 LG Esteem

MetroPCS has announced today that their 4G LTE -ready LG Esteem has been cleared for liftoff.  Making its debut this week with a $249.99 price tag (after $100 mail-in rebate), the phone runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features a 4.3-inch WVGA display, a front-facing camera and 5-megapixel rear ...

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4G LTE-Ready LG Esteem Spied for MetroPCS

A new LG handset had been uncovered for MetroPCS which looks to bring a bit of high-end class to the no-contract carrier.  Specifications for the yet-announced LG Esteem include a 4.3-inch LCD display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 512MB RAM, 8GB internal storage, and a 5-megapixel (720p HD video) ...

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Samsung Admire Now on Sale for $129 at MetroPCS

MetroPCS pinged our inbox this morning to alert us that their latest Android handset, the Samsung Admire, has gone on sale. As a reminder, specifications for the handset include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and typical Android support for Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, ...

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MetroPCS, Rhapsody Announce Unlimited Mobile Music for Android Users

MetroPCS and Rhapsody have paired together to offer a new service for subscribers to the no-contract wireless provider.Effective today, anyone who has an Android phone with a $60 monthly rate plan through MetroPCS can access unlimited music through the Rhapsody service. The rate plan, already a ...

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MetroPCS Announces Samsung Admire for Upcoming School Season

MetroPCS announced early this morning that they will be soon offering the Samsung Admire as part of a back-to-school shopping promotion.  The carrier stopped just short of giving a price and actual launch date but did say that it would be the ” perfect choice for first-time smartphone ...

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