The ZTE ZMAX PRO is official with a 6-inch FHD display and 3,400mAh battery for just $99

$99 doesn’t get you much nowadays when it comes to consumer electronics, but from August it will get you get you a handset that can easily stand toe-to-toe with the new Moto G4 (watch the unboxing video here). The phone in question is the ZTE ZMAX Pro that sports solid mid-range specifications such as a 6-inch Full HD display, fingerprint sensor, a 13MP rear camera and a 3,400mAh non-removable battery, all for just $99 from MetroPCS. Say what? Join us after the break for more details. Read more

T-Mobile’s Legere lights up Twitter after Verizon’s big announcement

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Earlier today Verizon made it official that the company was changing their data plans once again. According to the carrier, which rides the strength and breadth of its network despite the cost for customers, Verizon is increasing data much more than they are increasing their cost and introducing several new features. In an entirely not unexpected move, T-Mobile’s John Legere is lambasting Verizon for copying the Uncarrier, doing a bad job of it, and continuing to treat their customers poorly. Read more

Verizon goes bigger with data, redesigns its app

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One day earlier than expected, Verizon is introducing changes to its signature plan and launching entirely new services for its customers. The carrier’s Verizon Plan is offering at least 30% more data across the board whether you need 2GB or 24GB of data every month, and everyone is getting a number of features that includes one you wouldn’t expect from Big Red.

Hit the break to see what Verizon is doing.

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US carriers waiving fees for calls and texts to Turkey

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In the wake of the attack at the Istanbul airport in Turkey, the big four US carriers have all announced that they’ll be waiving fees for calls and texts made to the country. That includes Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile.

Most carriers are pretty quick to announce support during tragic events, whether that’s a terrorist attack or natural disaster, and this is no exception. Read more