T-Mobile’s new promotion lets you recoup half the cost of an unlocked Pixel

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Buying an unlocked Google Pixel or Pixel XL isn’t as cheap as it was to buy the Nexus handsets of yesteryear, but T-Mobile reckons that they’ve come up with a great offer for owners of unlocked Pixel handsets. If you’ve bought an unlocked Pixel or Pixel XL, then T-Mobile will give you half the purchase price back if you sign up to its ONE Plan. Naturally, it isn’t quite as cut and dried as that, so join us after the break for more details. Read more

Where to get the Google Pixel in the U.S.

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It’s a new era at Google since the company’s newest device, the Pixel, is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before. But Google’s distribution isn’t all that different. The Google Store and Best Buy will still offer unlocked models; however, one popular carrier has been added to the mix to give access to the Pixel to millions of people.

Everyone is trying to get their hands on the Pixel and Pixel XL, so we’re showing you where you can get Google’s 2016 flagship in the United States.

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Unlocked Moto Z, Moto Z Play ready to ship in October

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When Lenovo announced its flagship family, Verizon was given exclusive selling rights from the start. Only Verizon customers could purchase the Moto Z, Moto Z Force, and Moto Z Play during the recent summer months; however, the time has come for the masses to get access to these devices.

Beginning today, you can place orders for the unlocked Moto Z and Moto Z Play.

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As replacement Galaxy Note 7 units become available in the US, UK, and Korea, this is how you can identify them

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 has moved from being a reliable source of income for the Korean handset maker to being a potentially hugely expensive mistake, both in terms of actually financial cost and public relations, resulting in the tainting of the Galaxy moniker, a noticeable drop in Samsung’s share price, and the US President of Samsung making a public apology for the recall. It’s been almost 3 weeks since the drama began, and good to its word, Samsung has begun the slow process of replacing Galaxy Note 7 units in the US, the UK, and South Korea. Join us after the break for more details on the Galaxy Note 7 Exchange Program and how the new, safe version can be identified.  Read more

T-Mobile halts sales of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 amidst recall, other carriers following suit

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Earlier today we reported that Samsung has indeed started a recall of the Galaxy Note 7 due to problems with batteries exploding or catching on fire. Samsung is still developing a plan for how to replace units previously purchased and they have halted shipments of the device and they are getting retailers to pull stock from shelves. Getting a jump on Samsung’s actions, T-Mobile took a step on its own to suspend sales of the Galaxy Note 7. Read more