Posts tagged with: 4G LTE
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    Even in 2015, one of the worst parts about buying a smartphone in the US is the associated wireless plan. Oftentimes, that plan can work out to even more than you pay for the smartphone itself – and even if it's not, it represents a huge reason why many have stayed away from purchasing a smartphone. The big four carriers don't offer buyers much of a deal. Going with T-Mobile, easily the most affordable of the bunch, still has you paying at least $50 a month even if you're not using much of the allotted minutes, text messages, and data. So how do you get around that? An MVNO (mobile ...

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    There’s so much craziness afoot in the Pocketnow world! Michael Fisher is switching carriers; I’m using phones from China. It’s madness I tell you, madness! But among all this fun stuff, some real questions have been raised about what phones work on what and where this phone will work and where it won’t. Some of our readers just want to import phones from other places to get the new hotness. So we decided to dive in a bit and see if we could help some of our Pocketnow brothers and sisters out with a little bit of knowledge. It’s what we do here. Scratching the surface So as it ...

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    T-Mobile is the most interesting carrier in the United States. Since John Legere came aboard as CEO in September 2012, the company has transformed from a staid, conflicted brand trying too hard to be "hip" to something legitimately compelling. T-Mobile's "Uncarrier" push has seen the company nab the iPhone, wipe out international roaming charges, offer earlier device upgrades, eliminate early termination fees, and even pay the termination fees of those switching to its network. Combined with Legere's unconventional antics and a bold new approach to marketing its services, these changes ...

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    Very sad news for all of you who purchased the budget-minded Nokia Lumia 810 with the promise that T-Mobile would unlock the Band 4 LTE that's hidden inside the chassis. As it turns out, even though the company made some sort of promise that all the devices with the hardware capabilities would get updated in order to use their new 4G LTE network, well, it seems that either T-Mobile is seeing this as another business opportunity to sell phones, or Nokia is. In a very short statement today, T-Mobile has made their stand official, and it doesn't seem they'll go back on it: Statement from ...

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