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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs HTC One: Battle to be Your Next Android Phone

HTC and Samsung are the top two vendors for Google’s Android mobile platform. Samsung has been far more successful in the recent product cycles, but HTC is fighting back with a new eye pleasing model and aggressive pricing. The HTC One started accepting pre-orders yesterday for the April 19th release. Early rumors put the 32GB version at $249, but that was cleared up with AT&T confirming... 

Why Google Reader Had To Die

Seriously? Do you really love Google Reader and were you really still using it? I think the signs are obvious and the reality of the situation to me, leads me to say, “Duhhh.” But that would just be childish of me and some of you that are reading this are upset and feel that you’ve lost an awesome tool to read and organize your news. The first and biggest issue at hand to me is... 

Samsung Galaxy S4 Specs Leak Along With Eye Tracking Auto Scroll Feature

The March 14th unveiling is still 9 days away, but that is not stopping the constant chatter about the next phone release from Samsung. The Galaxy S4 will have all the details revealed, but a major feature may have been outed on Monday. Automatic eye scrolling. It may not sound like much, but Samsung debuted the technology on the S3. That phone has the ability to keep the screen on if it senses eyes... 

Pandora to Limit Free Mobile Listeners to 40 Hours a Month Due to Royalty Costs

Due to rising royalty costs, starting March 1, Pandora will limit free listening for users on mobile devices to 40 hours a month. In a blog post, Tim Westergren, the founder of Pandora said that a limit of 40 hours a month on mobile devices would take effect this week for its free service. The change, he said, would affect less than 4 percent of its more than 65 million regular customers, since its... 

T-Mobile Prepaid Users Have Another Option With GoSmart Wireless

T-Mobile is making huge strides in differentiating  itself from traditional carriers in the US. That strategy from the current 4th place provider is still evolving it appears. GoSmart is set to launch in February as another MVNO provider that will use the T-Mobile network.  You can learn more about what MVNO operators are here. The difference between GoSmart and most other 3rd party operators... 

Samsung Galaxy S4 Release Date Rumored to be April 2013

Samsung is expected to continue the extremely successful line of Galaxy S phones this year. Sammobile has obtained information that points to a sale start date for the S4 of April 15th. This should put an announcement sometime in March and could be as soon as Mobile World congress which starts in late February. Many believe Samsung will have a similar event to last years Galaxy S3 unveiling at the... 

VoLTE and HD Voice Are Live: T-Mobile Launches Nationwide

You may not have heard of Voice Over LTE or VoLTE, but it’s currently being tested and rolling out to cellular networks. LTE (Long Term Evolution) is the new standard for data on wireless networks and it is growing at a rapid pace throughout the globe on virtually all wireless providers. Packet switched networks are the only supported type for LTE deployments. Current cell voice networks function... 

CES Brings Smart Watches Back To Market

Pebble gained some serious press from a highly successful Kickstarter campaign in 2012. Their smartwatch promised integration with both the iPhone and Android phones via Bluetooth 4.0.  As with many Kickstarter projects that receive an overwhelming response, the company ran into shipping and production delays. Fast forward to CES and Pebble announced they will begin shipping the 85,000 watches from... 

Facebook Adds Voice Messaging Option And Is Testing Skype Like VoIP

In an age where voice mail messages seem archaic and annoying, Facebook is adding the feature to its messaging platform. Using the newly revamped messenger app, users can now record and send up to 1 minute voice messages to other users. Popular third party messaging services like WhatsApp already offer this feature. This simple addition is another step in Facebook’s plan to have all user communication... 

T-Mobile Confirms Unlimited Prepaid 4G For $70 A Month And Carrying The Iphone

T-Mobile released a statement in December stating they would carry Apple devices in 2013. During an interview at CES, CEO John Legere has put a soft time frame of three to four months for carrying the phones. This soft launch could give them the time they need to revamp all of the current plans. T-Mobile has been hinting that phone subsidies are going away and they will lead the US carriers to this... 
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