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AT&T to Sell BlackBerry Q10 June 21

AT&T today announced that the BlackBerry Q10 will be available beginning June 21. Source: Phonescoop - read more

AT&T to Push Wireless Emergency Alerts to iPhone

AT&T today announced that owners of the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S will soon be able to receive wireless emergency alerts. AT&T will push a small carrier update to the iPhone 5 and 4S in the coming days that enables the function. Wireless emergency alerts are sent by the government to... - read more

AT&T to Sell Galaxy S4 Active June 21

AT&T today announced that it will soon offer the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active smartphone. The device will be available on June 21. The GS4 Active, which was recently revealed by Samsung, is water resistant and dust proof, and has a 5-inch screen protected by Gorilla Glass. The Samsung Galaxy... - read more

AT&T Pitching Broader Wi-Fi Roaming Agreements

AT&T would like to strike more Wi-Fi roaming agreements with its international peers. Bill Hague, AT&T's executive vice president of international affairs, said that such agreements would benefit not only consumers, but the network operators, too. "Roaming agreements will increase... - read more

Verizon Offers FiOS TV Streaming to Android Phones

Verizon today released a new Verizon FiOS Mobile application for Android smartphones that can stream live TV to handsets. The application lets Android device owners access 75 live TV channels, as well as on-demand content from Starz and Encore. The app takes features from the Verizon Media... - read more

AT&T Brings PTT to iPhone for Its Business Customers

AT&T today announced a new application that delivers push-to-talk walkie-talkie functionality to the Apple iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S. According to AT&T, the application supports large contact lists and talk groups, allows businesses to combine PTT services with enterprise mobile... - read more

Boost Mobile to Sell Galaxy S III with LTE

Boost Mobile today announced that it will offer the Samsung Galaxy S III with LTE on board beginning June 12. It can be paired with Boost's $55 monthly plan with shrinking payments. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Verizon to Offer More NFL Games on Phones

Verizon Wireless has expanded its content deal with the National Football League to include the rights to air more games. Verizon and the NFL already stream games to Verizon smartphones on Sunday, Monday, and Thursday evenings. Under the terms of the new agreement, games that are played... - read more

AT&T's LTE Network Reaches 22 New Markets

AT&T today significantly expanded the footprint of its LTE 4G network by adding 22 new markets and increasing coverage in 10 others. The new markets that now have access to LTE 4G include Batesville, Blytheville, and Forrest City, Ark.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Clewiston, Fla.;... - read more

Verizon to Offer BlackBerry Q10 June 6

Verizon Wireless today said that the BlackBerry Q10 will be available for purchase from its web site beginning June 6 and in stores beginning June 10. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Verizon Confirms It Will Sell the HTC One

Verizon Wireless today revealed through one of its Twitter accounts that it will offer the HTC One smartphone later this summer. Exact pricing and availability were not announced. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile to Sell BlackBerry Q10 June 5

T-Mobile USA today announced that the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone will be available beginning June 5. The Q10 will support T-Mobile's LTE 4G network and features a physical QWERTY keyboard, as well as a 3.1-inch touch screen. It runs BlackBerry 10.1. T-Mobile also announced that the Samsung... - read more

Verizon Details Major Galaxy S III Update

Verizon Wireless has published the details of a system update that will soon be made available to the Samsung Galaxy S III. Among the many new features being prepped for last year's device is the split-screen multitasking mode available to Samsung's Galaxy S4 and Note/Note II devices. Other... - read more

Verizon Cloud Now Available to Apple iPhone

Verizon Wireless today made Verizon Cloud, its backup and storage service, available to the Apple iPhone. Verizon Cloud lets customers sync their smartphones and tablets to Verizon's servers. It offers 500MB of storage for free, and up to 125GB of storage for $9.99 per month. Verizon says... - read more

Galaxy S 4 Now Available from Verizon

Samsung today indicated through one of its official Twitter accounts that the Verizon variant of the Galaxy S 4 is now available. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Boost and Virgin Mobile Score the Samsung Galaxy S III

Sprint today announced that its prepaid brands Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA will both offer the Samsung Galaxy S III beginning in June. The GSIII will include support for Sprint's LTE 4G network. Pricing and exact availability was not shared. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile to Boost MetroPCS' Footprint

T-Mobile plans to aggressively expand the reach of MetroPCS' network footprint by 100 million points of presence over the next six quarters. The network will expand to 15 major metropolitan areas quickly, though the markets and exact timing were not revealed. T-Mobile CFO Braxton Carter,... - read more

T-Mobile Galaxy S 4 Earns Isis and Voicemail Update

T-Mobile today is making a minor system update available to the Samsung Galaxy S 4. The update boosts the device to Android 4.2.2 and makes improvements to the visual voicemail and Isis applications. It can be downloaded over the air or installed via Kies. Source: Phonescoop - read more

AT&T's Galaxy Note to Receive Jelly Bean

AT&T today announced that it is offering Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean to the original Galaxy Note. Jelly Bean introduces Google Now, actionable notifications, and many under-the-hood improvements to the code. In addition to the standard Jelly Bean features, this update also makes tweaks to... - read more

Verizon's Galaxy Note II Primed for System Update

Verizon Wireless has prepared an operating system upgrade for the Samsung Galaxy Note II. The upgrade boosts the OS to Android 4.1.2 and makes a number of improvements to the device's performance. It adds IPV6 to the mobile hotspot feature, improves Exchange-based email syncing, adds... - read more

T-Mobile and MetroPCS Officially Tie the Knot

T-Mobile USA today announced that it has closed its merger with MetroPCS. Moving forward, the company will be known as T-Mobile US, Inc., and the combined entity will begin trading under the New York Stock Exchange today. The company will remain headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., but will... - read more

AT&T to Sell LG Optimus G Pro

AT&T today announced that it will offer the LG Optimus G Pro smartphone. The display is one of the key features of the Optimus G Pro. It measures 5.5-inches, includes 1920 x 1080 pixels, and runs edge-to-edge using curved glass. The G Pro is powered by a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm... - read more

Pantech Perception for Verizon Arrives April 25

Verizon Wireless today announced that the Pantech Perception, a global Android smartphone, will go on sale beginning April 25. According to Verizon, Motion Sense is the Perception's stand-out feature. Motion Sense allows Perception owners to answer phone calls, scroll through the contact... - read more

LG Cosmos 3 and Revere 2 Reach Verizon's Lineup

Verizon Wireless recently added two LG feature phones to its device roster, the Cosmos 3 and Revere 2. Both phones are follow-ups to previous devices and stick to entry-level features. They are limited to Verizon's older 1XRTT 3G technology and each includes a 1.3-megapixel camera with video... - read more

Motorola Droid Bionic to Receive Jelly Bean

Verizon Wireless today announced that the Motorola Droid Bionic will begin to receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update starting April 15. It will be delivered over-the-air in phases. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Earns Jelly Bean from AT&T

AT&T today said that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is available to the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket. The update, which must be installed through a PC via Kies, adds the typical set of Jelly Bean features. Source: Phonescoop - read more

AT&T Gives Customers Access to International Wi-Fi

AT&T today announced a new partnership with Boingo that will allow its subscribers to use Boingo's Wi-Fi network when traveling abroad. Boingo operates Wi-Fi hotspots in airports, hotels, and other locations in countries around the world. AT&T's smartphone customers will need to use... - read more

Boost Refreshes Entry Level With Kyocera Coast

Boost Mobile today launched the Kyocera Coast, a basic clamshell-style phone with a 2-megapixel camera and external display. The phone sports Bluetooth and voice dialing, but without LTE, video capture, or even a memory card slot, "affordable" is its most important feature. In Kyocera's... - read more

Jelly Bean Hits AT&T's LG Optimus G

AT&T today announced that owners of the LG Optimus G can download and install the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean system update. Android 4.1 adds Google Now, Project Butter, and other enhancements. It can be installed over the air. Source: Phonesoop - read more

AT&T Continues to Fill In the LTE Gaps

AT&T today announced another expansion of its LTE 4G network. AT&T's speedier mobile broadband is available in 13 new markets, including: Fort Smith, Ark.; Fresno, Calif.; Palm Coast, Lakeland-Winter Haven, Fort Pierce, and Mount Dora, Fla.; Carbondale-Marion Ill.; Houma/Thibodaux,... - read more

Verizon's LG Lucid Earns a Sequel

Verizon Wireless today announced the LG Lucid 2, a new Android device that Verizon is positioning as a good entry-level smartphone. The Lucid 2 features a 4.3-inch qHD display and runs Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. It has Starter Mode and Standard Mode, which are two different user profiles. The... - read more

AT&T Samsung Galaxy S 4

AT&T today announced the Samsung Galaxy S 4. AT&T did not specify which storage option it is offering (the S 4 comes in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB variants). AT&T also did not say when the device will be available for purchase. Source: Phonescoop - read more

AT&T's Lumia 920 Receiving Firmware Update from Nokia

Nokia today indicated that the AT&T version of the Lumia 920 can now download a minor system update through the settings tools. The update improves photo clarity, storage control, and makes other small tweaks. The update is free. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Verizon to Add Gaming Portal to Android Devices

Verizon Wireless and PlayPhone today announced the new Games Portal, a socially-connected gaming platform that will be installed on Verizon's Android devices moving forward. The Game Portal allows users to find and play mobile games with their online friends, and share scores and... - read more

AT&T Delivering Jelly Bean to Samsung Galaxy Express

AT&T today said Samsung Galaxy Express owners can expect to see their devices update to system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in the coming days. The update adds the usual Jelly Bean enhancements, including Google Now. The free update can be installed over the air. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile Launches LTE in Seven Markets

T-Mobile USA today launched its LTE 4G network in seven markets around the U.S. The new markets include: Baltimore; Houston; Kansas City; Las Vegas; Phoenix; San Jose, Calif.; and Washington, D.C. According to T-Mobile, its LTE network will cover 100 million Americas by the middle of the... - read more

T-Mobile to Offer Apple iPhone

T-Mobile USA today revealed that it will offer customers the Apple iPhone 5, 4S, and 4. The device will be in stores April 12. The Apple iPhone 4S and 4 will be available later. According to T-Mobile, Apple customized the iPhone 5 for T-Mobile's network. It supports T-Mobile's LTE network,... - read more

T-Mobile's Samsung Galaxy S 4 Arrives May 1

T-Mobile USA was the first U.S. carrier to say when the Galaxy S 4 will reach its network. It pegged May 1 as the date Samsung's flagship phone will be available for a downpayment of $99. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile's iPhone Is Unique Variant of AT&T's Model

T-Mobile's version of the iPhone 5 has the same model number (A1428) as the one sold by AT&T, yet has unique tweaks that make it compatible with T-Mobile's WCDMA/HSPA+ network in the 1700 MHz AWS band. Unlocked A1428 iPhone 5s sold by AT&T and Apple will be able to work with... - read more

T-Mobile Debuts New No-Contract Plans

T-Mobile today made available new service plans that can be picked up without a contract. The entry-level plan costs $50 per month and includes unlimited domestic voice, unlimited domestic messaging, and 500MB of data with mobile hotspot included. Those who surpass their 500MB monthly data... - read more

Verizon Now Pushing Text Messages to PCs and Tablets

Verizon Wireless today announced an update to its Verizon Messages service that it says will help customers avoid missed messages. The service can be set up to deliver any SMS message originally sent to the customer's phone also to their PC, or their Android or iOS tablet. In addition to... - read more

Motorola Droid 4 to Receive Jelly Bean March 19

Verizon Wireless indicated that the Motorola Droid 4 smartphone will begin to receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update today. The update will be pushed over the air and adds a number of new features, such as Google Now. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Verizon's Galaxy Nexus Gains Android 4.2.2

Verizon Wireless today announced that its version of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus will receive Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean beginning today, March 19. The update includes Photo Sphere, the new predictive keyboard, and other features. It is being pushed over the air. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile's LTE Network Launching This Month

T-Mobile USA is prepared to launch its long-awaited LTE 4G network before the end of March. The company is pushing an over-the-air update to its variant of the Galaxy Note II today that enables the dormant LTE radio. According to T-Mobile, its version of the BlackBerry Z10 will also include... - read more

AT&T Boosts Mobile Share Data Allotments to 50GB

AT&T today announced new, larger buckets of data available to its Mobile Share customers. Beginning March 22, both business and consumer customers can select three new data plans: 30GB for $300 per month, 40GB for $400 per month, and 50GB for $500 per month (plus the cost of devices). As... - read more

T-Mobile Says Its 1900MHz UMTS Covers 142M People

T-Mobile has provided an update concerning the markets in which it offers UMTS service in its 1900MHz spectrum. T-Mobile told PCMag that 49 markets around the country, including the nation's five largest cities (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia) now have access to... - read more

AT&T Grants Sony TL Access to Jelly Bean

AT&T today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is now available to the Sony Xperia TL. Some of the stand-out features include a new data usage calculator, more useful messaging notifications, a new camera interface with improved HDR shooting, and an improved battery... - read more

AT&T Pushing Jelly Bean to the HTC One X

AT&T today announced that it is offering Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the HTC One X. The system update, which can be downloaded over the air, offers a number of improvements, including Google Now and Project Butter. The system update also makes the One X compatible with the Isis mobile... - read more

Motorola RAZR and RAZR MAXX Graced with Jelly Bean

Verizon Wireless today revealed that both the Motorola Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX will begin receiving the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean system update beginning today. The update adds Google Now, Project Butter, the Jelly Bean predictive keyboard and other new features. The update will be pushed over... - read more

Samsung Galaxy Stellar Earns Its Jelly Bean Update

Verizon Wireless today said that the Samsung Galaxy Stellar will be updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean beginning March 4. The update will be pushed out in phases, though it can also be downloaded manually starting Monday afternoon. Source: Phonescoop - read more