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Kyocera's Rise QWERTY Phone Headed to Sprint and Virgin

Sprint and Virgin Mobile USA today each announced plans to sell the Kyocera Rise in the coming weeks, an Android 4.0 smartphone with sliding QWERTY keyboard. Sprint is selling the Kyocera Rise starting August 19. Virgin Mobile USA will sell the Kyocera Rise starting August 31. The Rise has a... - read more

Verizon's Shared Data Plans Range Up to 20GB

Verizon Wireless has confirmed that it offers an expanded series of shared data plans beyond those listed on its web site. Verizon spokesperson Brenda Raney said that customers can ask for and sign up for the higher-limit plans when in a Verizon store or via the phone, but they aren't... - read more

Samsung Outs the T159 for T-Mobile

Samsung today revealed details of the T159, an entry-level flip phone for T-Mobile. The T159 offers dual displays, a 1.3-megapixel camera, HTML web browser, Bluetooth, speakerphone, media player, and support for 7.2Mbps HSDPA. Source: Phonescoop - read more

HTC Rezound Gains Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Verizon Wireless today confirmed that it is pushing the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich system update to the HTC Rezound. The update can be downloaded over the air, and Rezound owners will be notified when the update is ready for their device. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Jelly Bean Headed to T-Mobile's Nexus S

Google recently revealed that the Samsung Nexus S for T-Mobile and a number of other global operators will soon receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Users will be notified when their device is ready for the update. Google said the update is being rolled out over time. Android 4.1 adds... - read more

AT&T Getting More Fusion From Huawei

The unannounced Huawei Fusion 2 for AT&T made an appearance on the FCC web site this weekend. The user manual and photos submitted to the FCC describe a phone with features identical to the original Fusion, including a 3.2-megapixel camera, FM radio, Swype, and a memory card slot. The... - read more

Splish, Splash, Boost Mobile Takes a Bath with Kyocera Hydro

Boost Mobile today announced that it will sell the Kyocera Hydro starting August 3. The Hydro, which was announced earlier this year, is a water-proof Android 4.0 smartphone that includes a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, and 1GHz processor. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile Confirms Galaxy Note By Way of Tweet

T-Mobile today revealed via one of its official Twitter accounts that it will soon offer the Samsung Galaxy Note. T-Mobile said more details will be available soon. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile's Galaxy Note to Ship with Android 4.0

T-Mobile USA today announced the pending availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note, which it says will arrive in the coming weeks. T-Mobile's variant of the Galaxy Note includes the same 5.3-inch display, 8-megapixel camera, and S Pen functionality of the AT&T version, but will ship with... - read more

T-Mobile Offering Two Huawei-Made myTouch Phones

T-Mobile USA today announced two new myTouch Android smartphones, both of which will go on sale August 8. The myTouch (pictured) and myTouch Q are made by Huawei and share nearly all specs and features, but the myTouch Q has a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. They feature 4-inch WVGA displays with... - read more

BlackBerry Curve 9310 Picked Up by Verizon

Verizon Wireless today added the Research In Motion BlackBerry Curve 9310 to its roster of BlackBerries. The 9310 is an entry-level smartphone that runs BlackBerry OS 7.1 and includes a 3.2-megapixel camera, full QWERTY keyboard with a dedicated BlackBerry Messenger button, GPS and... - read more

Verizon Reintroduces Android Data Widget

Verizon Wireless has made its Android data widget available once again via the Google Play Store. The widget was discontinued before the debut of Verizon's new Shared Everything plans, which launched June 28. The new widget brings with it compatibility with the Shared Everything plans, but... - read more

AT&T to Sell Pink Lumia 900 Starting July 15

AT&T today announced that consumers who prefer pink will be able to purchase a pink-colored Nokia Lumia 900 beginning July 15. As with the black, white, and cyan versions, the pink Nokia Lumia 900 will cost $99 with a new contract. The Lumia 900 runs Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, and will not... - read more

HTC Incredible 4G LTE Goes On Sale July 5

Verizon Wireless today announced that the HTC Incredible 4G LTE goes on sale starting July 5. The Incredible 4G LTE runs Android 4.0 and HTC's Sense 4.0 user interface, and features a 4-inch super LCD qHD display; 8-megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, LED flash, BSI, f/2.2 and 28 mm... - read more

Samsung Intensity III for Verizon Includes 'Fake Call'

Verizon Wireless today announced the Samsung Intensity III, a sideways slider that runs a feature phone operating system and offers a full QWERTY keyboard for messaging. The Intensity III includes a 2-megapixel camera, 2.4-inch QVGA (240 x 320) TFT screen, voice commands, VZ Navigator,... - read more

Virgin Mobile Quietly Starts Selling the HTC One V

Virgin Mobile USA recently added the HTC One V Android smartphone to the lineup of devices for sale on its web site. The One V, which was announced earlier this year, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, has a 3.7-inch 800 x 480 display, has a 5-megapixel camera, and is powered by a 1GHz... - read more

T-Mobile Offers New Range of Mobile Broadband Plans

T-Mobile USA today announced a new set of mobile broadband plans that offer the choice between unlimited high speed or throttled speeds. The plans, which apply to mobile broadband devices such as tablets, mobile hotspots, and laptop dongles, include 500MB, 2GB, 5GB, and 10GB options. The... - read more

Boost Mobile Intros BlackBerry Curve 9310 with Unlimited BBM

Boost Mobile today announced that it will offer the Blackberry Curve 9310 starting July 10 for $99.99. The 9310 is being paired with a plan that includes unlimited talk, text, and BlackBerry Messenger for $45 per month. The cost of the plan can shrink to as little as $30 per month under... - read more

Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX Go Global with Android 4.0

Verizon Wireless today announced that the Motorola Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX will both begin receiving the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update starting June 22. The update will be delivered over the air. In addition to the new system software, the update also makes the RAZR and RAZR MAXX... - read more

Sony Mobile Ion Streets June 24

AT&T today announced that the Sony Ion, the company's first U.S. LTE 4G device, will go on sale June 24. The Ion is the first phone to ship from Sony without the Ericsson branding attached to it. The Ion is an Android phone with a 12-megapixel camera. It uses Sony's Exmor R sensor. It... - read more

T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S II Can Now Update to Android 4.0

T-Mobile has provided its Samsung Galaxy S II owners with the option of downloading and installing Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. The Galaxy S II shipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread in 2011. The update will only be available via Samsung's Kies software, and cannot be downloaded over the... - read more

Verizon's 'Share Everything' Plans Arrive June 28

Verizon Wireless today announced new Share Everything plans. These are the first plans that allow Verizon customers to share voice, messaging, and data plans between multiple devices, including smartphones, feature phones, tablets, laptop dongles, and mobile hotspots. The basic plan requires... - read more

Virgin Mobile USA to Sell the iPhone June 29

irgin Mobile USA today announced that it will sell the Apple iPhone starting June 29. Service plans will start as low a $30 per month for 300 minutes, $40 per month for 1,200 minutes, and $50 per month for unlimited minutes. All three options include unlimited messaging and 2.5GB of data at... - read more

Galaxy S III Hits T-Mobile USA June 21

T-Mobile USA today announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be available June 21. T-Mobile will sell the white and blue colors in 16GB and 32GB. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile's HTC Amaze 4G Gains Android 4.0

T-Mobile USA today said that the HTC Amaze 4G will be able to download and install the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update starting May 21. T-Mobile says the update can be downloaded over the air, but recommends Wi-Fi for a faster install process. Users will be notified when the update is... - read more

HTC Sensation 4G Receiving Android 4.0 on May 16

T-Mobile has indicated via its support forums that the HTC Sensation 4G will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and Sense 3.6 starting on May 16. The update is optional and T-Mobile recommends that all users makes sure their system software is up to date before downloading and... - read more

LG Optimus Elite Hits Virgin Stores May 15

The LG Optimus Elite will be available at Virgin Mobile USA stores starting today, May 15. The Optimus Elite is an Android phone that is eco-friendly and offers NFC and Google Wallet. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Verizon Scores the HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE

Verizon Wireless and HTC today announced the Droid Incredible 4G LTE, a new Android 4.0 smartphone that boasts a 4-inch super LCD qHD display, 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, and an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with autofocus, LED flash, back-side illumination, and an... - read more

AT&T Boosts LTE Portfolio with Samsung Focus 2

AT&T and Samsung today announced the Focus 2, a low-cost Windows Phone 7.5 Mango smartphone that will support AT&T's LTE 4G network. The Focus 2 features a 4-inch Super AMOLED display, a 5-megapixel camera that captures video in 720p HD, and a VGA user-facing camera for video chats... - read more

Verizon Wireless and Color Partner on Video Sharing Service

Verizon Wireless and Color today revealed a new partnership that is meant to make it more rewarding to share live video via Verizon's 4G LTE network when on the go. The new service allows smartphone users to broadcast their video with sound to Facebook and to friends that also have the Color... - read more

Huawei Prism Joins T-Mobile's Entry-Level Offerings

T-Mobile USA today announced the Huawei Prism, a new Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone that will be available starting May 6. The Prism features a 3.5-inch HVGA display, 3.2-megapixel camera with video capture, and compatibility with Google's services. It has a microSD card slot that... - read more

Virgin and Boost Mobile Opening Device Insurance

Sprint's prepaid services both Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile today announced an open enrollment period for those wishing to insure their devices. Normally, insurance must be purchased during the first 15 days of device ownership, but Virgin and Boost will insure the devices of most... - read more

LG Xpression on Sale

AT&T recently began selling the LG Xpression, a sideways slider that includes a touch screen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard. The Xpression runs LG's feature phone operating system and features a 3.0-inch (400 x 200) touch display, 2-megapixel camera with video capture, Bluetooth 2.1,... - read more

Verizon Lists Samsung Gusto 2

Verizon Wireless today announced that the Samsung Gusto 2 will go on sale in the coming weeks. The Gusto 2 is a simple flip phone with a 1.3-megapixel camera and DyVE (Dynamic Voice Enhancement) with noise suppression technology. Source: Phonescoop - read more

AT&T Sets Date for HTC One X Launch

AT&T today announced that it will launch HTC's One X on May 6th. Source: Phonscoop - read more

HTC One S Hits T-Mobile Stores April 25

T-Mobile USA today announced that the HTC One S will go on sale starting April 25. The One S, which was announced earlier this year by HTC, supports T-Mobile's 42Mbps HSPA+ network and has a different treatment for the metallic surfaces, but is otherwise the same as the international version... - read more

AT&T Selling Eco-Friendly LG A340

AT&T recently begun selling the LG A340. This simple flip phone has support for AT&T's 3G network, dual displays, and an outer shell made from 17% recycled materials. The main display measures 2.4-inches and has 320 x 240 pixels. Other features include a 1.3-megapixel camera with... - read more

Verizon Wireless Announces the LG Lucid

Verizon Wireless today announced the LG Lucid, an Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone that supports Verizon's LTE 4G network and has a 4-inch display protected by Corning's Gorilla Glass. Verizon points out features such as the Lucid's Quick Reply feature which can be used to reject incoming... - read more

Nokia Lumia 900 Hits AT&T Stores April 8

The Nokia Lumia 900 smartphone will go on sale starting April 8, reports CNet. The Lumia 900, announced at CES in January, has a 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, 1.4GHz processor, 8 megapixel camera, polycarbonate shell, and it runs Windows Phone 7.5. Source: Phonescoop - read more

HTC Titan II Launching April 8

AT&T today announced that the HTC Titan II will launch on April 8. The HTC Titan II is a Windows Phone device that has Long Term Evolution on board. It features a 4.7-inch display, dual-core 1.5GHz processors, a 16-megapixel main camera, and a 1.3-megapixel user-facing camera. It has... - read more

Boost Offering Unlimited Plan that Will Shrink to $30

Boost Mobile today announced a promotional plan that offers unlimited talk and text for $45 per month. For customers who pay their bill on time, the cost of the plan will eventually shrink to $30 per month over the course of 18 months through Boost Mobile's Shrinkage program. The plan... - read more

AT&T Delivers Ice Cream Sandwich to HTC Vivid

AT&T has begun distributing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the HTC Vivid smartphone. In addition to the new system software, the update also adds Sense 3.6, Beats Audio, and more Bluetooth profile support. Instructions for downloading the update are available on HTC's support site... - read more

Verizon Drops Price of Family Locator Service

Verizon Wireless today said that it has dropped the price of its Family Locator service to a flat fee of $9.99 per month. Previously, the service had a base fee, plus a per-handset fee. Now, $9.99 covers all the phones on a family plan. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Verizon Plans to Cut Carbon 'Intensity' By 50%

Verizon Communications today published its sustainability report and has set some lofty goals for itself moving forward. Verizon wants to cut its carbon dioxide intensity by 50% by the year 2012. Carbon intensity is measured by the amount of energy needed to move data across Verizon's... - read more

T-Mobile Pushing BlackBerry 7.1 to Bold 9900 and Torch 9810

T-Mobile USA has begun delivering BlackBerry OS 7.1 to the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Torch 9810. The system update adds a significant number of new features, including Wi-Fi calling, mobile hotspot and USB tethering, the Commercial Mobile Alert System, BlackBerry Music, Bing... - read more

Samsung Galaxy Blaze 4G Arrives March 28

T-Mobile USA today announced that the Samsung Galaxy Blaze 4G will be available starting March 28. Source: Phonescoop - read more

Sprint and Boost Both to Offer LG Rumor Reflex

Sprint today provided more details about the LG Rumor Reflex, which was sighted on Boost Mobile's web site last weekend. This "green" device is the latest from Sprint to target those looking to minimize their ecological footprint. According to Sprint, the LG Rumor Reflex features a 31%... - read more

LG Rumor Reflex Landing at Boost Mobile Soon

Boost Mobile has listed an unannounced phone called the LG Rumor Reflex as "coming soon." The Rumor Reflex, is a touch phone with a 3-inch display, GPS, and speakerphone. No other details were provided. Source: Phonescoop - read more

T-Mobile USA First to Offer HTC One S

HTC today announced the One S, an Android 4.0 / Sense 4.0 smartphone that will launch with T-Mobile USA later this spring. The One S supports T-Mobile's HSPA+ network at 42Mbps and includes Beats Audio integration. Stand-out features of the One S include a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with... - read more

Motorola Droid 4 Streets Feb 10

Verizon Wireless today announced that the Motorola Droid 4 will be available in stores starting February 10. The Droid 4 has a completely redesigned keyboard, 4.0-inch qHD display, 8-megapixel camera, and can be upgraded to Android 4.0. Source: Phonescoop - read more