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Sprint starts offering the HTC One E8
By Luke Jones on Saturday August 30, 2014

Sprint has confirmed that the HTC One E8 will be arriving for its customers and the handset is available now on the third largest carrier in the US. The E8 is in some ways a watered down version of the HTC One M8 flagship, featuring plenty of flagship specs but getting a plastic body instead of the M8's ultra-premium metal unibody.

AT&T to carry the HTC One M8 for Windows Phone
By Luke Jones on Wednesday August 20, 2014

When the HTC One M8 launched on Windows Phone yesterday it caused a significant stir for all kinds of reasons. However, like other Windows devices, it was tied to one carrier, in this instance Verizon, with the general thought being that the M8 for WP was exclusive to the biggest carrier in the United States. However, it seems that is not entirely the case as Big Red?s big rival AT&T is also getting in on the act.

T-Mobile has a new $3 Pay as You Go plan
By Luke Jones on Tuesday August 12, 2014

T-Mobile has been shaking up the carrier industry in the US for a while now with its "Uncarrier" movement, and it has been working. The company has added millions of subscribers and a bunch of goodwill along the way as popularity and profits rose. Now T-Mobile has launched a new Pay as You Go plan that it hopes will continue to entice more customers to the brand.

Sprint/T-Mobile merger axed
By Luke Jones on Wednesday August 06, 2014

The long reported Sprint/T-Mobile merger seems to be dead in the water as Reuters is reporting today that Sprint has decided to axe the deal and will not pursue it further.

Verizon offers the LG G3 for $99
By Luke Jones on Thursday July 10, 2014

We were a little angry when Verizon showed its LG G3 variant and some of the individual design touches of the international version had been removed. However, Big Red is very much back in our good books after revealing the date it will roll out the handset and how much it will cost.

LG G3 carrier variants show up online with Verizon's looking different
By Luke Jones on Monday July 07, 2014

The specific carrier variants for the LG G3 in the US market have been revealed, and as usual Verizon seems to be doing things its own way. The G3 launched at the start of June and has been rolling out globally since, but people in the United States have had to wait to get their hands on arguably the best smartphone currently on the market

LG G3 available for pre-order at T-Mobile
By Luke Jones on Monday June 30, 2014

There are plenty of people around the world now boasting the LG G3 and loving what is arguably the best smartphone currently available. Those of us in the US are still waiting (im)patiently to get our hands on one of the most talked about handsets of the year, but we will not have to wait too much longer. T-Mobile has opened its pre-order doors

Sprint issues nationwide guarantee with the launch of HD Voice and 4G LTE in 470 LTE markets
By Andrew Kameka on Monday June 23, 2014

The nation's third-place carrier today announced that it has reached its 474th market with 4G LTE connectivity, launched HD Voice calling nationwide, and it's now giving a guarantee that consumers will be pleased after 30 days of service.

Verizon Wireless interested in buying up Dish's spectrum
By Andrew Kameka on Friday June 20, 2014

Dish Network has accumulated a great deal of frequency licenses that it had hoped to use to launch a wireless network or acquire and pair with an establish player like Sprint or T-Mobile. Such a deal never materialized, so Dish is reportedly looking to earn some money for that unused spectrum by selling it to Verizon Wireless.

T-Mobile adds free radio for unlimited customers, streaming music won't count against data caps for others
By Andrew Kameka on Thursday June 19, 2014

T-Mobile customers who have plans that limit how much 4G LTE data they can use will no longer have to curb their listening habits because the company has announced that the "top" streaming music services will no longer count against those data caps.