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iPhone 5S and 5C unsubsidized, unlocked prices emerge

iPhone 5S and 5C unsubsidized, unlocked prices emerge

This week the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C have been revealed to replace the iPhone 5 entirely - making the iPhone lineup consist of these two devices an the iPhone 4S in a single 8GB edition. While the iPhone 5C has been listed for a subsidized price (read: attached to a 2-year contract) with AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon for $99 in its 16GB iteration and $199 for the 32GB edition, off-contract pricing has been sized up with two iterations: T-Mobile or SIM-free (GSM, that is).

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Moto X launches for T-Mobile via Motorola’s website

Moto X launches for T-Mobile via Motorola’s website

Late last month, a screenshot surfaced indicating that the Moto X would only be available to T-Mobile customers from the Google Play Store, something that followed a tweet by the carrier's John Legere stating the Moto X would be available this month with a hint at JUMP, both of which followed a press release stating it would first be available via Motorola.com. Questions have been finally laid to rest, however, with today's availability announcement.

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T-Mobile BlackBerry 10 handsets may soon be ‘direct ship’ only

T-Mobile BlackBerry 10 handsets may soon be ‘direct ship’ only

Another day and another bit about how BlackBerry is suffering. This latest deals with BlackBerry 10 and T-Mobile and assuming this all plays out as the rumors are suggesting -- it looks like the carrier may soon begin pushing the Z10 and Q10 smartphones to the side. Coming by way of the CrackBerry user forums, one T-Mobile employee is telling a story about how the carrier is moving BlackBerry 10 devices to direct ship.

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iPhone 5S release September 20th based on T-Mobile blackout

iPhone 5S release September 20th based on T-Mobile blackout

There's a bit of insight flowing this week on when the next iPhone will be released, coming from a set of documents shared by T-Mobile USA employees on when they've got a call to work without question. These are "blackout dates" and they've been shared with TMOnews, and though they do include a "subject to change" disclaimer, it would appear that T-mobile will be busy from the 20th through the 22nd of September. This is supported by separate reports from Japan which point toward the same date.

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Apple to expand offerings with T-Mobile USA per CEO

Apple to expand offerings with T-Mobile USA per CEO

This morning it was revealed by T-Mobile USA CEO John Legere that the carrier "will expand what [T-MO] offers" from Apple. T-Mobile USA's CEO spoke with Ina Fried from AllThingsD on the matter, letting it be known that the carrier is doing exceedingly well with the iPhone since it launched in April of this year - the iPhone accounted for 21 percent of smartphone sales last quarter. Legere went on to suggest that T-Mobile will be carrying more than just the one line or products in the near future.

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Nokia Lumia 521 vs Samsung Galaxy S II: budget boxing

Nokia Lumia 521 vs Samsung Galaxy S II: budget boxing

Thought Samsung has long since moved on from the second-generation Galaxy and tech news in general forgets about essentially any phone (even the Lumia 520) almost without fail once they've been out for a short period of time, there's a battle going on at T-Mobile between these two machines. Both the Nokia Lumia 521 (as it's called when you see it working with T-Mobile) and the Samsung Galaxy S II are currently tagged "Top Seller" on the carrier's stock listings, this honor only otherwise given to the HTC One and iPhone 5 at this very moment. What makes this set of devices so special?

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T-Mobile LG G2 teams with Optimus F6 and F3 carrier companions this summer

T-Mobile LG G2 teams with Optimus F6 and F3 carrier companions this summer

While T-Mobile isn't sharing information on pricing or actual release dates for the LG G2 as of yet, they're certainly keen to let it be known that they're carrying the device. This is LG's first multi-carrier release, so to speak, as the LG G2 hits all four of the top four USA-based mobile groups last this year. Joining the LG G2 are a couple of smaller smartphones hitting it off at what will certainly be lower price points as well: LG Optimus F6 and LG Optimus F3.

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LG G2 release set for “all four major carriers in the US”

LG G2 release set for “all four major carriers in the US”

This week the LG G2 has been introduced by LG, aimed at carriers around the world and "all four major carriers in the US". This means that LG will be releasing the smartphone to Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile USA. It'll be doing this as the first worldwide-launching smartphone to carry the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor as well.

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