[Deal] Grab a SIM-free Huawei P9 from GiffGaff for just £369

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You’ve probably read a lot about Huawei and its latest flagship, the P9, in recent weeks, since its launch in London on April 6th. Featuring a dual-camera setup and a superb fingerprint reader on the rear, the P9 is proving to be quite impressive as we work up to typing out our review of the handset. The Huawei P9 launched in the UK with an official SIM-free price of £449, but if that proved a little expensive for your pocket, how does £369 plus £10 a top-up sound? Join us for more details after the break. Read more

T-Mobile rebels against the DeATTh Star with new Chrome extension

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Making the most of what seems like an unofficial holiday, May the Fourth recognizing all things Star Wars, T-Mobile has revealed their own fully functional Chrome extension as the latest weapon in their battle with other carriers. Portraying T-Mobile in the role of the Rebel Alliance fighting against the Evil Empire represented by the major carriers and epitomized by AT&T, John Legere announced the Chrome extension that promises to “reveal the real AT&T” when users point their browser to any site that includes “AT&T” text. Read more

Verizon begins shipping HTC 10 preorders

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The jury is still out on whether the HTC 10 has turned around the sinking ship that represents HTC’s financial woes in recent years, but so far, the company’s latest flagship has received a generally positive reception. Now it’s time to see whether the HTC 10’s warm reception will translate into much-needed sales for the Taiwanese handset maker. On that note, it has been reported that Verizon has begun shipping units out to those that placed pre-orders with the carrier. Read more

Verizon adds new markets to XLTE coverage

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There was a time when the major U.S. carriers were issuing press releases on a regular basis to announce the addition of new markets to the list of areas covered by their high speed data infrastructure. As the market matured and these major projects concluded, the pace of these announcements waned. Leave it to Verizon to keep plugging away at the pockets of the country that still need coverage as shown in their latest press release announcing the addition of thirteen new markets to their XLTE network. Read more