As expected, Sprint will offer the new HTC One M9 to its customers. The carrier did not provide a specific release date, but it did say “early spring.” While waiting for the concrete release date, you can pre-register starting today. Sprint will then forward exact information when it becomes available.
On the carrier branding side of things, it looks like Sprint has only touched the status bar. The physical appearance is untouched and the status bar features the carrier’s LTE logos.
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Source: Sprint [Pre-register Link]
EE in the UK has announced they will carry the all new HTC One M9. Pre-orders begin March 9th, but they didn’t specify and exact date as to when you will b able to get your hands on it. They will offer it in dual-tone silver and rose gold or single-tone gunmetal grey via the EE online shop, EE telesales and EE retail stores, but they will also offer a single-tone gold version exclusively for 3 months.
T-Mobile will carry the all new HTC One M9, and they just released a product review video that includes a look at Sense 7. You can check out the video after the break.
Sprint and Best Buy have teamed up to offer customers an exclusive plan that includes unlimited talk, text, data and your choice of any phone that Sprint offers. Here’s a detailed list of Sprints new “Best Buy One Plan”:
Getting your mobile device insured is something that should be done. However, the cost of doing so is not cheap and it just adds another expense to what is already a loaded monthly bill. We have good news for AT&T customers that are currently using uninsured devices. The carrier announced open enrollment for customers outside of the usual thirty-day window. Starting today, AT&T customers can choose between three programs to ensure one or multiple devices. Open enrollment will end on March 31; therefore, give it some thought and decide. Really, insuring your phone can be the difference between paying hundreds or a few bucks.
Hit the break for a look at the three programs offered.
If you’ve been considering adding a tablet to your monthly cellular plan, Sprint will soon be selling LG’s G Pad F 7.0 on a two-year contract. The tablet comes equipped with LTE radios for Sprint’s network and is the first LG tablet that the carrier has offered. The tab is free on a two-year contract, and it runs just $10 a month on Sprint EasyPay.
Verizon hasn’t been in any kind of a rush to release the Nexus 6 on their network, but it looks like the wait is almost over. Most Verizon stores are getting promotional materials for the device that are slated to go up on March 11th with a March 12th launch date, which means we’re about two weeks out from seeing the phone officially active on Verizon’s network.
If you’re on an AT&T plan and own a 2014-edition Motorola Moto X, you’ll be happy to know that Lollipop is rolling out now in an over-the-air (OTA) update. This update will bring your current version of Android to 5.0.2.
Motorola recommends that your device has at least a 50% charge and is connected to WiFi.
If you want to know what you can expect to see in your Android update, check out the source link below for Motorola’s synopsis of Lollipop.
Samsung and SK Telecom, a South Korean mobile operator, are planning to showcase current research into future 5G data transmission at 7.55 Gbps at Mobile World Congress next week.
America’s fifth largest carrier, U.S. Cellular has announced the reduction of prices of its Shared Connect plans. The carrier has slashed the cost of its 1, 3, 6, 8 and 20GB plans while offering 1GB of additional data for customers of the 2GB plan.