Tuesday, March 25, 2014

HTC One (M8) now available on AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon

AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon are now offering the HTC One (M8).  This smartphone has zero-gap with an all-metal unibody.  The HTC One (M8) comes in Gunmetal Gray and Glacial Silver.  The processor is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 2.3 GHz Quad-core that runs the Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense 6.0 operating system.  This smartphone has a 2600mAh battery for all its features.  For more information on pricing from each individual carrier go to AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint or Verizon.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Boost Mobile offers LG Optimus F3 for $129.99

Today Boost Mobile is offering the LG Optimus F3 for $129.99.  This 1.2 GHz dual core processor which uses the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS is their most affordable 4G LTE smartphone.  The LG Optimus F3 has a 2460 mAh battery to help with all the features of this smartphone.  This device has a 5 megapixel rear facing camera and VGA front facing camera.  You can also capture 1080p Full HD video.  The LG Optimus F3 from Boost Mobile runs on Sprint's 4G LTE network.  You can read more at Boost Mobile.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Pre-Order Samsung Galaxy S5 today from Sprint

Today you can visit a Sprint store to pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S5.  For well-qualified buyers using Sprint Easy Pay you can get the Galaxy S5 for $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $27.09.  You can get more savings on your service if you sign up for Sprint's Framily Plan.  The more people (up to 10 people) then more savings.
If you get a Samsung Galaxy S5 on Sprints Framily Plan with Easy Pay, Sprint is offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 for free.  You will have to activate a data plan with a two-year service agreement to get the Tab 3 7.0 for free.  This offer is for a limited time.  You can read more about this offer at Sprint.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

T-Mobile annouces Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders

On March 24th you can pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S5 with zero down (and 24 monthly payment), and no contract from T-Mobile.  Also announced was if you pre-order by March 31st you can receive a special introductory price and not have to wait in line in stores on April 11th when the Samsung Galaxy S5 launches.  You can go online or into a T-Mobile store to pre-order.  For more details here is the link to T-Mobile.

AT&T announces pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S5

Starting tomorrow you can pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S5 with AT&T.  The pre-order will be shipped in early April.  Full price for the Galaxy S5 will be $649.99.  If you have AT&T Next 18 the Galaxy S5 will be available for $25 per month, and Next 12 will cost $32.50 per month. You can also pay $199.99 with a two-year agreement.  You can pre-order online or in AT&T Stores. 

Some of the features of the Samsung Galaxy S5 are the Android 4.4 KitKat OS and the 2.5GHz quad core processor.  The Galaxy S5 will have a 2800 mAh battery to run everything.  This 5.1 inch Full HD Super AMOLED screen for seeing when you take pictures with the 16 megapixel rear facing camera.  AT&T is offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Charcoal Black and Shimmery White.  Head on over to AT&T for more details.

Friday, March 14, 2014

T-Mobile Launching Major Network Upgrade Program

T-Mobile is upgrading its 2G/EDGE network with 4G LTE at a fast pace.  T-Mobile expects to be done with 50% by this year alone, and mostly done by the middle of next year.
"Through this major new network upgrade program, and other initiatives already underway, we're driving hard toward our multi-billion dollar strategy to further improve what is already an amazing network experience for out customers," said Neville Ray, Chief Technology Officer for T-Mobile.  Looks like some good things coming for T-Mobile customers.  You can read more about it at T-Mobile.

Sprint Prepaid

Sprint Prepaid is launching today for those who do not want credit checks or want to sign a contract, this might be an option.
There are three eligible smartphones at launch with more becoming available through out the year.  There are two plans to choose from.  1) Smart, is $45 with unlimited talk, text and Wi-Fi enabled data only.  2) Smart Plus, is $60 with unlimited talk, text, and data.  After 2.5GB a month they may throttle your data.  If this is something that interests you check out Sprint for availability and restrictions.

Sprint Trade-In Program is #1

Compass Itelligence, a market analytics and consulting firm, released a "Buyback and Trade-In Program Market Assessment" report.  Compass said Sprint had the best Trade-In program for devices.  Sprint has a significant presence in-store and online for trading in your old phone.  It's a good program both environmentally and financially for customers.  Customers can receive an account credit for up to $300 on some devices.  You can read more about this at Sprint.

AT&T Acquires Leap Wireless

Cricket, which is owned by Leap Wireless, was acquired by AT&T.  This should mean more handset availability for Cricket users.  The deal was approved by Leap shareholders and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the acquisition.  The Department of Justice is the last review, but they will likely approve the acquisition.  Read more about it at AT&T.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

T-Mobile offers more on Simple Choice Plan

Now with the $50 Simple Choice Plan with T-Mobile you will get 1GB of 4G LTE data along with your unlimited talk and text.  You will also get double the 4G LTE tethering and more roaming countries along with unlimited international texting to virtually anywhere.  Check out some phones while you are here by clicking my Wireless24hours Amazon Store above.

One and Two Line Savings from AT&T

AT&T is making some changes to one and two line plans.  For one smartphone, you will get 2GB of data, unlimited talk and text, 50GB cloud storage, and unlimited international messaging for $65 a month.  For two lines it is $90 a month.
Click my link above to check out my Amazon A-Store for AT&T phones.

Friday, March 7, 2014

More colors for Moto X

If you go to Moto Maker and create your own Moto X design there are more color options starting today.  They are also offering the College Collection for those that want their college logo on their phone for March Madness.  Head on over to Motorola to create your own Moto X and check out their promotions.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

FreedomPop offers a Private Phone

If you don't mind getting an upgraded Samsung Galaxy S2 and want a private phone, then you may want to check out the offer at FreedomPop.
They are offering an upgraded Galaxy S2 with VPN (Virtual Private Network) for anonymous browsing and encrypted calling for $189.00. The phone also has a 1.2 GHz Samsung Exynos C210 processor  with 16GB internal storage and an 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery inside.  FreedomPop requires that you activate the phone when purchasing and then it's all ready when you get it home.  If you are interested, head on over to FreedomPop.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

LG G Pad 8.3 LTE from Verizon

Verizon announced today that on March 6th the LG G Pad 8.3 LTE will be available.  You will be able to purchase it for $299.99 online and in stores.  With a new 2-year activation, you can purchase the LG G Pad 8.3 LTE for $99.99 from March 6th to March 10th, or $199.99 after March 10th with the same 2-year activation.
The LG G Pad 8.3 LTE has a 1.7 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor.  It runs on the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS.  The phone also has a 5 megapixel rear facing camera and a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera.  With the QSlide Function you can overlay two windows and adjust the sizing and transparency.  This phone has some nice features.  Follow the link to read more about the LG G Pad at LG.

Monday, March 3, 2014

T-Mobile JUMP Program Updated

On February 23rd T-Mobile updated their JUMP upgrade program.
First, they have added tablets to their upgrade program.  Second, they have eliminated the six-month waiting period before you can upgrade.  Third, there are no longer limits on the number of times you can upgrade.  
You trade in your eligible device to get full credit on all remaining payments.  Up to half  the original cost of the device, unless you paid for your device in full.  
For all you early adopters and everyone else, here is the news release from T-Mobile.

Verizons ALLSET Prepaid Plans

Verizon just announced their ALLSET PLANS.  These prepaid plans have different features for individual needs.  A basic phone can start off as low as $35 and a smartphone can start off as low as $45 with unlimited texting and 500 MB of data.  For a limited time, if you sign up for auto pay, Verizon will give you 1 GB of data per month.
If you need more data you can add BRIDGE DATA options whenever you want.  For $5 you get 500 MB with a 30-day expiration.  For $10 or $20 you get 1 GB or 3 GB respectively with a 90-day expiration for both.
Verizon is also offering unlimited texting to Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico at no additional cost.  Read the full news release at Verizon.