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ACLU asks feds to investigate major carriers over infrequent Android updates

ACLU asks feds to investigate major carriers over infrequent Android updates

The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU, has filed a request for investigation and complaint for injunctive relief against the 4 major carriers in the United States. In the 16-page document submitted, it complained that the Android phones these carriers sell will rarely, if ever, receive any major updates. While many of us are just annoyed that we don't get the latest Android updates, the ACLU's main issue with the infrequent updates is that non-updated devices are more prone to hacks and malware.

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T-Mobile leaks suggest HTC One will be available on April 24th

T-Mobile leaks suggest HTC One will be available on April 24th

A leak from T-Mobile's planogram, as well as a leaked memo guide for employees, points to a April 24th release date for T-Mobile's HTC One. The leaks were discovered by TmoNews, and they suggest that not all T-Mobile stores will be carrying the HTC One during launch day, meaning there will be many disappointed and aggravated customers. The leak shows a memo directed at employees saying, "Review the attached store list to confirm if your store will be receiving the HTC One."

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MetroPCS encourages shareholders to vote for amended T-Mobile offer

MetroPCS encourages shareholders to vote for amended T-Mobile offer

MetroPCS is once again encouraging its investors to vote in favor of its upcoming merger with T-Mobile, especially now that Deutsche Telekom has improved its offer terms. The improved terms reduces the amount of debt the merged companies would have to pay back by $3.8 billion. It also reduces the debt's interest rate by 0.5%. DK also promised that it won't be selling shares of the combined company for at least 1 year.

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DISH reportedly approached Deutsche Telekom about a possible T-Mobile merger

DISH reportedly approached Deutsche Telekom about a possible T-Mobile merger

DISH Network Chairman Charlie Ergen had reportedly approached Deutsche Telekom about a possible merger between DISH and T-Mobile USA. According to Bloomberg's sources, DISH approached the company before it had approved an improved merger offer to MetroPCS. Deutsche Telekom said it might be interested in DISH's offer, however it will only consider it once its merger with MetroPCS closes.

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T-Mobile’s first day iPhone sales exceeds all expectations

T-Mobile’s first day iPhone sales exceeds all expectations

T-Mobile was more than pleasantly surprised when it discovered that in almost all of its 3,000 stores across the nation, people were lining up in order to purchase an iPhone. It was the only major carrier to not sell the iPhone. Even prepaid carriers like Virgin Mobile USA and Cricket got their hands on the iPhone before T-Mobile could. T-Mobile tried to play things off by saying it didn't need an iPhone because it had a large selection of Android devices that were even better than the iPhone, but yesterday's turnout proved otherwise.

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Deutsche Telekom approves improved merger offer for MetroPCS

Deutsche Telekom approves improved merger offer for MetroPCS

It looks like Deutsche Telekom has revised its merger offer for MetroPCS to make it more appealing. There's only 2 days left before MetroPCS's shareholders decide whether or not the prepaid wireless carrier will be joining forces with T-Mobile USA. According to The Wall Street Journal, Deutsche Telekom approved a much better bid in order to convince MetroPCS shareholders to vote in favor of the merger.

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T-Mobile’s $0 iPhone 5 trade-in: is it worth it? [PRICING UPDATE]

T-Mobile’s $0 iPhone 5 trade-in: is it worth it? [PRICING UPDATE]

As T-Mobile begins their push for the iPhone 5 as they finally have the device available for sale directly, they've created a trade-in offer where you'll toss them your old iPhone for a deal. When you do trade in your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S (no other device will do) right up until June 16th (Father's Day), you'll get a $0 down deal on the iPhone 5 - plus monthly payments. This will knock out $99.99 USD from your final bill - and you've got the potential to knock out a whole lot more than that!

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Virgin Mobile offering $100 rebate for T-Mobile subscribers willing to switch

Virgin Mobile offering $100 rebate for T-Mobile subscribers willing to switch

Virgin Mobile, the prepaid carrier with a name that makes teenagers giggle and price tags attractive to anyone on a budget, has rolled out a $100 rebate aimed at T-Mobile customers willing to convert and have their brain "retrained." The rebate only applies to those who are switching over from a T-Mobile account, with the $100 being credit towards an Unlimited plan.

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