T-Mobile was reported to be asking BlackBerry owners to switch to the iPhone 5S. That piece of news is not good for BlackBerry.
Are you one of those poor souls who still pays for cable TV? Do you hate the whole experience of being a Comcast customer? A new survey reveals just how bad the ever-growing cable giant is at, you know, servicing you.
If you held off on the holiday smartphone shopping but you’re ready for something new, Best Buy has you covered. From Sunday, February 2, through Saturday, February 15, customers who sign up to buy a new mobile phone will be given a $50 gift card.
We can all agree that Android is King in the mobile OS world. It’s not iOS but looks like the Google-powered mobile platform is growing slowly. Market share went up to 79 percent from the previous year’s 69 percent. That’s a leap but not as impressive as the past years.
Not too long ago, HTC started rolling out the Android 4.4 KitKAt for the HTC One in parts of Europe, but it’s not the only HTC device that’s getting updated. According to several reports, HTC Butterfly phones in several regions are getting the sweet taste of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The update also brings the latest Sense 5.5 UI along with the Android 4.3 sweetness.
The battle between AT&T and T-Mobile is becoming more fierce day-by-day. Both carriers are offering plans to counter the offers made by the other company. Recently, T-Mobile started an offer where they would pay the termination fees of users switching to T-Mobile. Well, it seems AT&T has announced another offer that gives users $100 for adding a new line to their account, for any smartphone, feature phone, tablet, wireless home phone, MiFi puck, or other connected device.
Among the mobile carriers in the US, I know Verizon is the most aggressive in advancing its LTE network. It has already expanded to more markets in the country and seems like Sprint wants to follow suit. The 4G LTE coverage of Sprint is now available in 40 new areas.
Ah yes, AT&T will begin taking preorders on LG G Flex starting January 24. Sprint also unveiled it last week as the first flexible smartphone, and together with the Nokia Lumia 1320, pre-orders were started to be taken .
There’s so much to review in the mobile industry. We need to see who among the phone manufacturers are selling, as well as, which mobile carrier has more subscribers. T-Mobile is on top of the game now but Verizon is quick to match its success with new mobile subscribers. Verizon gets 1.6 million customers just last Q4. This is probably because of the fast-expanding LTE network plus more LTE-capable smartphones, tablets, and laptops being offered.
If you’re counting down the days til you can get your hands on the new curved LG G Flex, then mark your calendar for January 24! AT&T announced on Monday that the LG G Flex will be available for pre-order starting on January 24, which is a week before it will be on sale at Sprint stores.
LG unveiled its much-anticipated curved, flexible G Flex smartphone at CES 2014, saying it will be available in the U.S. during the first quarter from Sprint, AT&T, and T-Mobile. It also introduced its first wearable products.
Wilson Electronics will introduce the first 4G signal booster that meets the new FCC standards at CES.