Nokia Lumia 1520 is Retiring and ATT No Longer to Sell

If you are looking for a flagship Windows Phone device here in the States your choices just got one device thinner.  News has come that AT&T and even the Microsoft store have stopped selling this device.  Which leaves only the HTC M8 for Windows as the lone flagship Windows Phone device you can get at the AT&T store. Why this device is being retired wasn't made clear there still isn't a replacement flagship on the horizon. ...

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AT&T Experiencing more One M8 Android Delays, HTC Not Happy
Mar19

AT&T Experiencing more One M8 Android Delays, HTC Not Happy

AT&T is far beyond other carriers in the United States when it comes to bumping HTC One M8 to newer versions of Google’s Android operating system. In fact, the company only issued Android 4.4.4 KitKat for the device in January, a few months after Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon rolled out the same update. Indeed, those carriers are already moving on to Android 5.0 Lollipop, but it seems that AT&T is lagging behind once more. During...

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Cricket Wireless: Pre-paid Savor or Satan?
Mar16

Cricket Wireless: Pre-paid Savor or Satan?

The pre-paid market here in the states is starting to taking off with different carriers promising the world but can they deliver? The major carriers (AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile) all dangle the pre-paid carrot in your face but their prices are only slightly less than going post paid and having them pay $500 toward your new device. This means for smartphone users it's normally not worth pre-paid.  I personally don't like contracts and...

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How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade
Mar05

How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade

In the past when new flagships came out there was ton of new cool "must have" features that would make you break your piggy bank and order one the day it came out.  Recently however it seems that nothing like that has come around.  The Yota phone with it's dual screen has been out for years now and while the Samsung Galaxy Edge is pretty cool it's not getting me to drop 300 bucks and sign a new contract. I only am writing this post...

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Google Takes It’s Ball and Goes Home Softcard to be an Android Only App
Feb26

Google Takes It’s Ball and Goes Home Softcard to be an Android Only App

In a move that I guess shouldn't really surprise anyone Google has pulled the mobile wallet service Softcard from all App Stores and is only bringing it back for Android devices.  For those of you not familiar with the service Softcard is a NFC based mobile wallet that allows you swipe to pay for items it was bought by Google few months back. This move is to compete with Apple Pay...Softcard was the payment system backed by all the...

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AT&T’s Improved Go Phone Plans Now Include More Data and Unlimted Talk/Text to Mexico
Feb17

AT&T’s Improved Go Phone Plans Now Include More Data and Unlimted Talk/Text to Mexico

AT&T has just stepped up their pre-paid game big time.  They announced today that you will now get more data with your pre-paid go phone plan for the same price as you pay now.  Also you will get unlimited voice and text to Mexico as part of  your pre-paid package. Beginning February 20, AT&T is upping the high speed data for two popular GoPhone plans and also giving unlimited calling to Mexico on the $60 plan.1 New and...

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