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Sprint tipped weighing T-Mobile US grab in 2014

Sprint tipped weighing T-Mobile US grab in 2014

Sprint is readying a potential bid for T-Mobile US, with the rumored acquisition tentatively scheduled for the first half of 2014, insiders claim, and possibly worth more than $20bn. The merger, which would see the third- and fourth-largest carriers in the US market join forces, is still being weighed up by Sprint, sources tell the WSJ, and is likely to come in for particularly close attention by the US Justice Department, which may well put the brakes on the deal.

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T-Mobile gives 200MB data to all tablet users; New iPads for no fee upfront

T-Mobile gives 200MB data to all tablet users; New iPads for no fee upfront

T-Mobile is offering all its tablets, including the new iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display, with 200MB of free data each month for the lifetime of the slate, as well as the option to spread the cost of a new tablet purchase over two years with $0 upfront. The new deals, part of what the carrier is calling "Un-carrier 3.0 Part II", applies to both iPad and Android tablet models, and also sees the cost of adding data allowances beyond the bundled 200MB reduced in price.

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iPad Air & Mini Retina LTE detailed (plus T-Mobile 200MB no-cost option)

iPad Air & Mini Retina LTE detailed (plus T-Mobile 200MB no-cost option)

The iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will each support fourteen LTE bands, the greatest number of any of Apple's 4G-capable devices so far, with carriers like T-Mobile already trying to differentiate themselves from the crowd with the promise of bundled data. The two new tablets, announced this morning, will work with nine carriers' LTE networks in the US, including the big four, though only T-Mobile is offering 200MB of free data for those who choose to slot in the carrier's SIM.

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T-Mobile HTC One Android 4.3 update pushed back to next week

T-Mobile HTC One Android 4.3 update pushed back to next week

The T-Mobile HTC One update bringing Android 4.3 to the smartphone has been delayed until Monday, with the smartphone company blaming matters "out of our control" for the postponed release. HTC had previously told One owners that T-Mobile would release Android 4.3 - as well as the updated version of its own Sense software - sometime this week, but unspecified issues have forced a slight change to the schedule, HTC America president Jason Mackenzie confirmed.

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iPhone most satisfying on AT&T and Verizon says JD Power

iPhone most satisfying on AT&T and Verizon says JD Power

The iPhone is the most satisfying smartphone on AT&T and Verizon, while customers of other carriers are happier with Samsung devices, according to the latest set of JD Power experience surveys. Breaking down the smartphone satisfaction score by each of the four top US carriers for the first time, the new batch of numbers - gathered between February and August this year - indicate Apple's iOS handset is the most rewarding across the two largest networks, though Samsung has made advances since the last survey.

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New iPads coming to T-Mobile hints CEO John Legere

New iPads coming to T-Mobile hints CEO John Legere

T-Mobile hasn't been secretive about its desire to expand the number of products it offers from Apple. T-Mobile began carrying the iPhone in April of 2013 putting it well behind other major mobile carriers. T-Mobile CEO John Legere has been hinting strongly that his company would be getting new iPads at the October 22 event being held by Apple.

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T-Mobile outs Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot PRO with a few cool features

T-Mobile outs Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot PRO with a few cool features

T-Mobile has just launched a new device that will allow its subscribers to share their fast 4G LTE connection with family and friends. But don't be deceived by its name as the Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot PRO is more than just your average mobile hotspot and is, in fact, something all road warriors might want to have in their arsenal.

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T-Mobile doing away with grandfathered Simple Choice plans to make things easier

T-Mobile doing away with grandfathered Simple Choice plans to make things easier

T-Mobile, the self declared Uncarrier of the nation, has made a bunch of changes over the months. For those who were already on plans they liked and wanted to continue using, the carrier grandfathered them into the newer plans, leaving them at their previous rate and options though it wasn't available to new users. For some grandfathered subscribers, this is changing.

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T-Mobile axes BlackBerry 10 in-store stock

T-Mobile axes BlackBerry 10 in-store stock

T-Mobile USA will no longer stock BlackBerry smartphones in-store, with a carrier exec arguing that poor sales meant it was now "inefficient" to have phones on-hand. Despite BlackBerry's best efforts to push BlackBerry 10, the platform - and devices like the Q10 and Z10 that run it - has failed to gain significant traction. Now, T-Mobile executive vice president for corporate services David Carey has confirmed to Reuters that the dwindling interest means in-store stock will no longer be held.

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Moto X Developer Edition for AT&T and T-Mobile now available

Moto X Developer Edition for AT&T and T-Mobile now available

Earlier this week, the Verizon version of the Moto X Developer Edition went up for sale, bringing with it a $649.99 price tag and the promise that a GSM version for use on T-Mobile and AT&T would soon follow. Such a handset is now up for sale on Motorola's website, bearing the same price tag and advisement that shipping could take up to a solid 7-day week due to demand.

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Moto X Developer Editions released as Motorola courts coders

Moto X Developer Editions released as Motorola courts coders

Motorola has begun selling the Moto X Developer Edition, its version of the Moto X with an unlocked bootloader that allows Android coders to flirt with different OS versions. Up for sale in Verizon form, with an AT&T/T-Mobile USA version "coming soon", the $649.99 handset obviously lacks a carrier subsidy but also sacrifices a warranty if you want to actually use it for development purposes.

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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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