Well, we all know that all carriers often advertise and love to chant “Unlimited 4G” in their various commercials and adverts, but it was never really “real.” I thought it would always merely by a facade, but T-Mobile recently made it real – yeah, t
hat means no more changing one’s download speed to Edge or 2G after hitting a certain data threshold or limit!
Wednesday, T-Mobile announced a new data plan, simply known as, Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data, and gave us all hope for a fast, cap-less internet experience on our devices once again. This new data plan can be added and kicks in on September 5th, and will throw you back $20 a month when being bundled with a Value voice and text plan or $30 a month, when added to one of the Classic voice and text plan. An example of what a bill may look like, directly from T-Mobile:
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It’s about time AT&T users got the full HD experience, is it not? Well after a long wait, their HD opportunity has finally arrived in the LG Nitro HD, an amazingly clear HD phone from LG exclusively for AT&T customers.
Aside from being a completely HD phone, with an impressive 4.5 inch HD screen, this phone is also the third phone in AT&T’s line of 4G LTE phones. As the AT&T 4G LTE network continuously expands, so do the possibilities.
An enormous screen size and blazing fast 4G LTE speeds are not all this phone has to offer. The LG Nitro HD also has a 1.5-gigahertz dual-core processor that allows you to take full advantage of the phone’s HD capabilities, an eight-megapixel camera, as well as 20 gigs of storage, for all your favorite apps and games.
Lastly, but certainly not least, the LG Nitro HD boasts an incredibly slim and light design, something that cannot be said for any other smartphone of this caliber.
The LG Nitro HD comes to the market on December 4th for a price of $249.99 with a two-year contract. Pick yours up ASAP.
Verizon Wireless, the largest mobile phone company in the US, wants to share the wealth with everybody this holiday season, and the deals start sooner than you think. Starting this Thursday, November 24 (Thanksgiving), HTC and Verizon are unveiling an amazing deal featuring a brand new bright red Droid Incredible 2. The phone, with worldwide capabilities, is free exclusively on Verizon’s website for three days only, the previously mentioned 24, 25 and 28, following a new two-year customer agreement plan.The deal for the Incredible 2 is also coming to stores for, but will only be free on the 25, which is Black Friday, following a $50 dollar mail-in rebate and new customer contract. Motorola is also offering their new Droid 3 for $149.99 after a $50 rebate and new contract between November 24-28.
Those looking for a high speed 4G-LTE phone have something to look forward to also, as the RevolutionT by LG is receiving a deal similar to the Droid 3 and the Incredible 2. It will be available for $49.99 with a new two-year customer agreement online only on Nov. 24, 25 and 28. The Revolution by LG will also have this pricing deal, but is only available in Verizon Wireless Communication Stores on Black Friday. Another 4G phone, the Pantech BreakouT will have the same pricing, and will be available between Nov. 24 and Nov. 28.
Those looking for Tablets can take advantage of this as well, because on November 24, 25 and 28, the 4G-LTE Motorola XOOM will be available online at a special holiday pricing of $199.99 with a purchase of a new two year service package and $30 2GB data package. The in-store promotion is only on Black Friday. Also, the 7-inch Samsung Galaxy TabT will be available online for $149.99 after $50 mail-in rebate and new two-year customer agreement between Nov. 24 and Nov. 28. Continue reading
Samsung Mobile and Verizon Wireless services announced their newest Android phone today: the Samsung Illusion.
The Illusion, powered by Android 2.3 “Gingerbread” featuring support for Google Mobile services including Gmail, YouTube, and Google Talk will boast a 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird Application Processor, a 3.0 Megapixel camera, and access to the Android Marketplace. It will have a sleek form factor with a unique curved glass display, all while running on the Nation’s Most Reliable 3G Network.
Inside the Illusion is also a full suite of messaging options; SWYPE technology for faster and easier text messaging, Corporate email support for Microsoft Office Exchange. You’ll also get mobile hotspot capability, a 6-axis accelerometer with compass, and a microSD card slot with 2GB pre-installed.
Samsung has also added some additional features with specifically the environment in mind, these include an Underwriters Laboratories Platinum Rating; Making the rear casing, battery cover, and front casing from a majority of post-consumer material; Packaging made from bleach-free paper made from %60 post-consumer waste. It also includes a high-efficiency charger with a full-charge alarm.
You can look for the Samsung Illusion on www.verizonwireless.com beginning November 23rd and will be made free for new two-year contract customers from Thursday, November 24th to Monday, November 28th as an online promotion, after which it will be 79.99 with a new two-year agreement. Continue reading
Google Music, the highly anticipated new application from Google, has been available in beta form since it’s launch back in May of this year. The service awards every user with Cloud storage space of up to 20,000 songs, and enables instant streaming from any web source, or through any Android tablet or smartphone device. Streaming is available on any Android device running Wi-FI, 3G or 4G.
The service has now officially gone public, and to celebrate, T-Mobile has partnered with Google to present an amazing offer to their customers. Every subscriber with a smartphone or tablet that is running Android 2.2 or higher will receive free new music releases every week from some of today’s most mainstream artists through the brand new Google Music online store. Right now, there is free content available from Drake, Maroon 5 and Busta Rhymes, and it has been announced that every week through the rest of the year a handful of new music will be added to this list. There is also an option to share your music directly with your circles on Google+,where followers can listen to a full song once directly from your profile.
The new service is live right now, so anybody with T-Mobile should take full advantage of this while it lasts. Unfortunately, for the time being Google Music is only available in the United States, and there has been no official announcement for expansion to other territories.
For people on the fence about getting a smartphone, will this new deal inspire you to get a T-Mobile Android device? For those with a T-Mobile Android, does the service work as well as advertised? Are there any bugs or issues with downloading? Let us know in the comments below.
Official Press Release
We heard about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0+ just a little while ago, in fact, our own Adam is writing the review on it, so stay tuned for that, but now, this baby comes packing with T-Mobile’s 4G (HSPA+) network! In case you don’t remember, the Galaxy Tab 7.0+ is one of the thinnest and lightest 7-inch tablets on the market, weighing at a mere 0.77 pounds! For $250 on a two-year contract, you can pick it up November 16th!
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As the first 3D phone to hit the market, the HTC EVO 3D has a lot to live up to. 3D technology is new and people are definitely skeptical of it. The EVO line from HTC and Sprint has been incredibly popular and aside from being the first 3D phone, it is also the latest, most powerful addition to Sprint’s 4G Android lineup. What can 3D add to the Android experience and does the HTC EVO 3D have a lot to offer?
With its 1Ghz Snapdragon processor, 512 MB of ram, 8 megapixel rear-facing and 1.3 megapixel front-facing cameras, and 8 GB of storage, the HTC EVO 4G was promised to be a speedy powerhouse of a smartphone. The only thing that is missing is the speed.
This 4G Network Just got Faster
In recent months, T-Mobile has received many complaints aboutits choppy 4G network, which seemingly does not even stand a chance against Verizon’s 4G/LTE network. However, on Thursday June 16th, T-Mobile announced that they would be doubling the speed of their 4G network in more than 100 cities to give it a fighting chance among worthy competitors.
In this announcement T-Mobile also announced that by July of 2011 more that 150 million Americans will have access to their improved 4G network by utilizing an impressive line up of phones including: The Galaxy S 4G, HTC Sensation, The T-Mobile G2x, and many more. Let’s hope that T-Mobile can deliver.
Source: [Statement: T-Mobile’s 4G Network Now Even Faster in More Than 100 Markets Across the Country]
The Thunderbolt itself
In blazing fashion, Verizon’s first 4G/LTE phone, the HTC Thunderbolt, makes a great first impression. Its sleek and substantial body mixed with its incredibly fast processor and speed do this phone great justice. However, it is not without faults. Continue reading