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Motorola Triumph Review [Virgin Mobile]

Motorola Triumph Review [Virgin Mobile]

Today I have a sleek Motorola phone you'll want to check out. This is the Motorola Triumph and he learned most of his simple edges and design from the Droid X. In a way that is what we have here, a slimmed down, simplified yet nice version of the Droid X. This is the first Motorola Android phone carried by Virgin Mobile and it aims to be the best too. For a no contract phone this is a pretty solid buy for only $299 considering many phones of this level sold for $499 in recent months.

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Motorola Triumph Hands-On and Unboxing

Motorola Triumph Hands-On and Unboxing

I received a little surprise yesterday from FedEx and it just so happened to be the Motorola Triumph that is headed to Virgin Mobile. The Triumph was first announced back in June, we were live in NYC for some hands-on time. For a little recap this is the Motorola Triumph and it's headed to Virgin Mobile and my favorite part is this triumphant phone won the battle with Blur and will in fact be running stock Android 2.2 FroYo (aka Vanilla) and will look and run as Google intended. I'm excited already!

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Virgin Mobile USA to start data throttling

Virgin Mobile USA to start data throttling

I think we all knew the day was inevitable when the final carrier offering truly unlimited data would start throttling users and that day is now here. Virgin Mobile will start to throttle the heaviest users of data on the pre-paid service. The last time a major carrier moved to data throttling for heavy users was Verizon when it started throttling back in February of 2011. If you are wondering what Virgin considers a heavy user and if the throttling will affect you at least Sprint gives a clear indication of who it will be slowing down.

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Virgin Mobile $35/$55 Unlimited Data Plan Announced

Virgin Mobile $35/$55 Unlimited Data Plan Announced

So you've got a smartphone, yes? Perhaps you've got a hankering to lower your $70 a month plan to something like HALF of that? Or maybe you're part of a network that's got limited data, where you're not allowed to use more than a certain amount of data per month, charging you for overages and whatnot? Well what do you know, it's Virgin Mobile to the rescue!

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Motorola TRIUMPH Pre-Orders Start Today At Best Buy For $299

Motorola TRIUMPH Pre-Orders Start Today At Best Buy For $299

The Motorola TRIUMPH will be the first Android smartphone from Motorola to hit Virgin Mobile. Officially unveiled just two weeks ago, the TRIUMPH is set to ship starting July 19 and will be released without a contract in tow. Now pre-orders for the handset have kicked off with Best Buy listing the device at $299.

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Motorola TRIUMPH Hands-On [Video]

Motorola TRIUMPH Hands-On [Video]

We had a hands-on with the Motorola PHOTON 4G earlier at the NYC press event today and now we spent some time with the Motorola TRIUMPH. This handset will be the very first Virgin Mobile Android device from Motorola as well as the first Motorola phone ever on Virgin. There's also no contracts attached. Continue after the cut for more hands-on images.

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Motorola TRIUMPH Announced

Motorola TRIUMPH Announced

Today in NYC we heard of a device of some note: inside its chassis is a phone that's ready and willing to be your very first Virgin Mobile Android device from Motorola AND in fact your first Motorola phone on Virgin altogether. This device will be released with no contract plan in tow and although it wont be winning any contests for processor power, screen size, or storage, it'll certainly be a choice people have to make for the big V if they want a bigtime Android phone from the M, if you know what I mean.

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LG Optimus V landing on Virgin Mobile no-contract service

LG Optimus V landing on Virgin Mobile no-contract service

Mobile Phone contracts aren't things that any of us like, but we are willing to sign away a few years of wireless freedom to get a discount on the devices we like. If you aren’t willing to sign that contract, but still want a cool mobile phone Virgin Mobile has announced that it now has the LG Optimus V on its no-contract plans.

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Virgin Mobile to throttle $40 unlimited MiFi after 5GB

Virgin Mobile to throttle $40 unlimited MiFi after 5GB

Virgin Mobile has announced that it will be throttling its $40 unlimited MiFi data plan as of February 15, allowing users 5GB of regular data access but after that limiting the available bandwidth until the end of the month. Spotted by David Pogue, the change appears to be a recognition by Virgin Mobile that, if you offer truly unlimited data, some users are going to hammer your network.

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The Daily Slash: September 21st 2010

The Daily Slash: September 21st 2010

Today was a busy day in the news business, so hopefully you managed to keep up. With that being said, welcome to The Daily Slash, the last little bit before we all wind down. As usual, we'll capture one story that's interesting enough to make the cut, as well as wrap up the news from around the R3 Media Network. So let's get right into it.

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Pre-pay Virgin Mobile MiFi due June 28th

Pre-pay Virgin Mobile MiFi due June 28th

Virgin Mobile USA are preparing to launch their first MiFi device, seemingly the same Novatel Wireless 2200 model as offered by Sprint and Verizon, only available for the first time in the US on a pre-pay contract.  Spotted by GearLog at a recent Best Buy preview event, the Virgin MiFi will apparently be priced at $149 for the unit itself - contract free - and then data allowance added to it by credit, debit or Virgin top-up card.

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HTC Wildfire arriving T-Mobile and Virgin Mobile in June, gets SIM-free price

HTC Wildfire arriving T-Mobile and Virgin Mobile in June, gets SIM-free price

Virgin Mobile UK and T-Mobile UK have stepped up with confirmation that they'll both be offering the new HTC Wildfire.  The entry-level Android device will land on T-Mobile come June 14th, priced from free with a new, £20 ($29) per month two-year agreement.

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