AT&T finally boots up Cricket HD Voice

VoLTE calls are finally possible with four devices on Cricket’s network right now. More are presumptively on the way, but it’s taken a while to get here.

Alcatel Idol 4 on Cricket is half-off with packed-in VR

The prepaid carrier has cut down the price of the mid-range phone down to $99.99. Yes, you’ll still get the complimentary virtual reality headset.

BlackBerry DTEK50 pre-orders arrive at US$299

Customers in several major markets can now pre-order the latest mid-range Android device from BlackBerry, the DTEK50 — produced by TCL.

BlackBerry Neon/Hamburg/DTEK50 prematurely breaks cover with full specs

The cat is completely out of the bag now, and we’re only left wondering if the rebranded Alcatel Idol 4 will be called BlackBerry Neon or Hamburg after all.

Cricket exclusively launches Alcatel Idol 4 phone/VR headset bundle at $200

For $200 with prepaid plans, the mid-range Alcatel Idol 4 Android smartphone will ship from Cricket Wireless with a bundled-in pair of VR goggles.

Alcatel Idol 4S pre-orders in US up on July 15 at $350

The latest spotlighted device from Alcatel is glassy, bassy and packed full of accessories. Its also $399.99, but you can save $50 by pre-ordering it.

Purported photo of TCL-made BlackBerry Neon, aka Hamburg, crops up online

The BlackBerry Neon is reportedly coming to light up the Canadian OEM’s financials, unfortunately with a familiar design and unremarkable specs in tow.

Alcatel Idol 4 along with VR headset start reaching retailers

Learn more about how to get the Alcatel Idol 4 today, as we already notice that certain retailers have begun to receive units

Rumors put Windows 10 Mobile powerhouse Alcatel Idol 4 Pro on T-Mobile

If fruition comes to these leaks, Alcatel may find itself turn from sleeper cell in the mobile industry to a major grower.

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Samsung and LG have debuted their leading and competing options for Android smartphones this year at MWC. Listen to us yap and see what you think about them.

Alcatel Idol 4 and Idol 4S: hands-on from MWC 2016 (Video)

Alcatel’s stepping up its affordable flagship game: get to know the new Alcatel Idol 4 and Idol 4S in our hands-on video.

Alcatel OneTouch simplifies its branding: just straight-up Alcatel now

Alcatel OneTouch is streamlining its operations with a new, simpler Alcatel brand.

Alcatel brings new Idol 4 and Idol 4S flagships to MWC 2016

Get the full launch details on the new Alcatel Idol 4 and Idol 4S, the company’s latest flagship-class Androids.

Alcatel Idol Pro 4 ‘superphone’ tipped with Windows 10, Continuum, SD820 SoC

In addition to a couple of non-Pro Android versions, there’s an Alcatel Idol Pro in the works apparently with Windows 10 and Snapdragon 820.

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Subpar iPhone pictures, aftermarket repairs that brick your $600 phone, and a phone box that turns into a VR headset! Join us for the latest podcast!

Alcatel OneTouch leak outs upcoming handsets, reveals cool VR-viewer packaging

From new Idol, Pop, and Pixi phones, to a bizarre (and pretty cool) Idol 4S VR-viewer box, this MWC Alcatel OneTouch leak covers a ton of new hardware.

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Google gets in deeper with Nexus, Galaxy S7 renders leak, and Turing and Fitbit compete for our lulz on the latest episode of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast!

Alcatel OneTouch accidentally posts product pages for Idol 4, Idol 4S

An accidental publication has revealed Alcatel OneTouch Idol 4 specs in advance of the phone’s launch.

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 4 looks like it will run one of the newly-renamed Snapdragon chips

Things are looking good for Alcatel Onetouch Idol 4 specs, as possible benchmark data reveals the presence of a hot new Snapdragon 652 SoC.