Verizon and Google may make a bid for Yahoo next week

Yahoo_Logo_PurpleYahoo has been clinging to life for years now, and it looks like it’s finally starting to see the writing on the wall. It’s planning on selling auctioning off its web business next week to whomever is willing to throw the most money at it. Yahoo has its fingers in many different pies, but nothing has really paid off for it against massive competitors like Google and Microsoft. Read more

Verizon delays shipping free Gear S2 offered in Galaxy S7 promo until May

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Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge (reviewed here) handsets are certainly proving to be popular thanks to both the handsets being well-received as well as Samsung and the carriers giving away a Gear VR with each pre-order. Verizon customers had the added bonus of being able to choose between the Gear VR headset or Samsung’s Gear S2 smartwatch but it seems that demand has outstripped supply of the Gear S2 wearable, with Verizon now informing affected customers of delayed delivery times. Read more

The following UK networks will offer Huawei’s P9 and P9 Plus

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Huawei launched its P9 and P9 Plus flagships at an event held in London yesterday, placing a lot of emphasis on its partnership with camera maker, Leica and their intentions to ‘reinvent smartphone photography’. That’s all well and good, but when can you, the consumer, get your hands on a P9 or P9 Plus in the UK from your favourite network? Join us after the break for more details.  Read more

Sprint raises $2.2 billion in cell tower leaseback deal

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Sprint announced today a deal involving a combination of “several bankruptcy remote entities” going by the collective name of Network LeaseCo to raise $2.2 billion in capital funding. Once the transaction is completed, Sprint will have access to $2.2 billion in capital to help with their balance sheet liquidity to be repaid in several staggered, unequal payments to be completed by January 2018. Read more

T-Mobile upgrading network with Enhanced Voice Services

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While the quality and reliability of our phone calls may seem an afterthought to many of us, running into a poor experience with a phone call is a maddening affair. Luckily, for those of you on the T-Mobile network, poor call quality and dropped calls may soon be a thing of the past. Today T-Mobile has launched Enhanced Voice Services for some of the newest flagships on the market.

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Today is the grand opening of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

t-mobile_arena_exterior_nightlife_renderIt’s been a few months since the T-Mobile Arena was announced, but today is finally the day that the venue goes live with its grand opening. T-Mobile is obviously boasting about this opening with a ton of fanfare, and with good reason. It’s an incredibly impressive arena right in Las Vegas, so you can expect it to host a ton of concerts, sporting events, and everything else. Read more

T-Mobile announces expansion of Music Freedom and Binge On

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T-Mobile is expanding their Music Freedom and Binge On products with new services and in the process, T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere has some pointed words for the competition. Music Freedom and Binge On are T-Mobile’s solutions for streaming music and video, respectively, that does not count against a user’s data limits. With the addition of new content providers today, T-Mobile now has over 100 services that are streaming across their wireless network without counting against user’s data. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S7 devices getting update on T-Mobile network

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T-Mobile has started pushing out an update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge. The update pushes the devices up to version PC8. The update should surface for users as a notification of an available over-the-air update, although users can manually check by heading to Settings -> About device and check for updates. The changes included appear to be security and stability improvements. Read more