Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Pre-order ASUS PadFone X from AT&T

Starting June 6th customers can go online or into AT&T stores and pre-order the ASUS PadFone X and ASUS PadFone Station.  The smartphone uses a Android 4.4 KitKat OS and has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.3 GHz quad-core processor.  The PadFone X has a 5 inch full HD display for seeing what pictures to take using the 13 MP camera.  This smartphone also has 16GB of on-board storage and a micro SD card slot for added storage.  If the 5 inch screen seems small while working on a project the PadFone X slides into the back of the ASUS PadFone Station to create a 9 inch tablet.  For more specs and plan options head over to AT&T.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

LG introduces the G3

Today LG introduced the G3.  The idea of the G3 is, "Simple is the new Smart".  The LG G3 will be released this summer and available in Metallic Black, Silk White, Shine Gold, Moon Violet, and Burgundy Red.  Not all colors will be available with every service provider.  The G3 will have a 5.5 inch Quad HD display, for viewing pictures taken with the 13MP rear-facing camera or 2.1MP front-facing camera.  The G3 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.5GHz Quad-Core processor and a 3,000mAh removable battery.  This device will be running a Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS.  For release date of the LG G3 check with your service provider and LG.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Verizon Announces XLTE

Verizon has announced XLTE.  Per Verizon, "XLTE delivers faster peak data speeds and a minimum of double the bandwidth to 4G LTE customers in high traffic areas in markets nationwide where AWS spectrum has been activated."  For more details you can read more at Verizon.

T-Mobile Offering More Samsung Devices

Beginning today you can pre-order the Galaxy Note 10.1 from T-Mobile.  This quad-core tablet will be available online and in stores on June 4th.  T-Mobile is also offering the Samsung Galaxy S5 in shimmering metallic gold on May 30th.  For more on plan prices and availability, read more at T-Mobile.

Sprint to offer Samsung Galaxy S5 in Copper Gold

Sprint will offer the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Copper Gold on May 30th.  If customers have Sprint Easy Pay they can purchase the Galaxy S5 with $0 down (plus tax) and 24 monthly payments of $27.09.  Sprint already sells the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Charcoal Black and Shimmery White.  You can read more at Sprint for availability and plan prices.

Monday, May 19, 2014

T-Mobile Un-leashes free Data for Life

T-Mobile is offering 200MB of free 4G data for life on tablets purchased at Walmart.  Available now for $179 at Walmart is the Apollo Brand Trio AXS quad core tablet.  The Trio AXS has a 7.85 inch HD display and runs on a Android quad core 1.2GHz processor.  The HP Slate 7 HD will be available in June for $229.  For more information on pricing options for more than 200MB of data you can go to T-Mobile.

Samsung Galaxy S5 available at Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available at Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile.  The Galaxy S5 will cost $599.99.  With Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile there are no contracts and the plans are reasonable for different plan options customers may desire.  The Galaxy S5 has a 5.1 inch full HD Super AMOLED display, along with a 16 megapixel camera.  A nice feature of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is the Ultra Power Saving Mode which conserves the battery for up to 24 hours when 10% of the battery life is remaining.  This smartphone has a fingerprint scanner and S Health which is a heart rate monitor.  For more information of features and the different plan prices head over to Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Verizon for Small Business Offering More Data Options

Verizon Wireless for Small Business is offering more data options starting today.  The More Everything Plan for Small Business is offering three more data options.  Verizon is adding 60 GB, 80 GB and 100 GB for 50 devices or less.  Customers can choose between voice and data or data only with their plan.  From within the U.S., customers get unlimited texting inside the U.S. and internationally.  Customers can also get 25 GB of Verizon Wireless iCloud storage.  For all the features and pricing visit Verizon Wireless.

Univision and T-Mobile to launch Univision Mobile

On May 19'th Univision Communication and T-Mobile will launch Univision Mobile.  Univision Mobile was built with Hispanic Americans in mind.  Hispanic Americans are one of the fastest growing groups in America. Univision Mobile will be available at Walmart and independent dealers throughout the country.  This service will offer ringtones and wallpapers and information on Univision programming, as well as no contract plans.  For $30 a month customers can get unlimited talk and text. For $45 a month customers can get unlimited talk and text and up to 2.5GB of high speed data.  All plans will include unlimited international texting from the U.S. to select Latin America countries.  Customers also get 100 minutes to call mobile of landlines from the U.S. to Mexico and eight other Latin America countries.  For more information you can read about it at T-Mobile.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

MetroPCS to offer the ZTE Concord II

Starting May 19'th MetroPCS will offer the ZTE Concord II.  This entry level Android smartphone has a 4 inch WVGA Gorilla Glass 2 screen with a 5-megapixel camera.  For more features and plan pricing head on over to MetroPCS.

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile offering LG Volt

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile are offering the LG Volt on their no contract services.  The LG Volt will be available for $179.99.  This smartphone runs on the Android 4.4 KitKat OS with a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.  With the 3000mAh battery you will be able to take a lot of pictures with the 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera.  The Volt also has a 4.7 inch IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2.  The LG Volt has some pretty nice features.  For more information on the no contract plans, you can read more at Boost Mobile or Virgin Mobile.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Boost Mobile Introduces - Monthly Unlimited Select

Boost Mobile has introduced the Monthly Unlimited Select.  Starting at $40 per month Boost Mobile customers can use any Boost Mobile phone and get unlimited talk and text, and unlimited data, which includes 500MB of 3G/4G high speed data.  The $50 and $60 Monthly Unlimited Select plans are the same, you can use any Boost Mobile device and get unlimited talk and text, and unlimited data but get 2.5GB and 5GB of 3G/4G high speed data respectively.  You can read more about their plans at Boost Mobile.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Kyocera Hydro Vibe coming to Sprint and Virgin Mobile

The Kyocera Hydro Vibe, which is waterproof, will be available with Sprint on May 9th and available on the no contract Virgin Mobile on May 27th.  The Hydro Vibe is rated IP57 for protection against dust and water.  This smartphone runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz quad-core processor.  The 4.5 inch qHD capacitive, impact-resistant touchscreen display is good for taking pictures with the 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and 2-megapixel front-facing camera. This phone also has Near Field Communication (NFC) and a pretty long 2000mAb battery life.  You will be able to take plenty of pictures because of the 8GB of on board memory that is expandable to 32GB with a microSD card.  For more information on the plans, head on over to Sprint or Virgin Mobile.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Follow Up Friday

Since AT&T's acquisition of Leap Wireless which operated Cricket, things are changing.  AT&T is combining Cricket and AIO wireless (AT&T's no contract service), to create the new Cricket.  Soon Cricket customers will have to choose a new no contract plan and device.  AIO wireless customers will not have to pick a new plan.  AIO customers will just notice the name change to Cricket.  Read more on the merger at Cricket.

Sprint offers International Call and Text Add-On

Starting today, Sprint is offering International Connect.  For $15 per month the add-on offers zero cents per minute to landlines in over 65 countries.  If you are calling outside the included 65 countries the cost will be a low prices per-minute rate.  The add-on includes zero cents per minute to mobile phones in 35 countries, and low per minute mobile rates to 30 countries.  All this includes unlimited texts to over 180 countries.  You can read more about the details at Sprint.