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Sprint brings down the hammer with $60 unlimited plan… but there are some catches

Sprint brings down the hammer with $60 unlimited plan… but there are some catches

By on August 21, 2014 at 12:53 PM.

Sprint’s not going down without a fight. The carrier on Thursday announced a new plan for individual subscribers that would give them unlimited talk, text and data for just $60 per month, the lowest price of any unlimited data plan offered by a major wireless carrier in the United States. However, there are a couple of catches with this deal you should probably know about. More →

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Walmart iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Deals

Don’t want the bigger iPhone 6? Then check out these killer iPhone 5s and 5c deals

Don’t want the bigger iPhone 6? Then check out these killer iPhone 5s and 5c deals

By on August 21, 2014 at 12:30 PM.

Not all iPhone fans will want the bigger iPhone 6 models, and many people might be waiting for Apple to finally unveil its 2014 iPhones just so they can purchase a discounted, on-contract iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c. From previous years’ experience, we know that Apple likely offers discounts on its older iPhone models when it releases new ones and this year probably won’t be any different. However, prospective iPhone buyers who don’t want to wait until September can already check Walmart’s new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c deals, which may offer even better prices. More →

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Hit List

Apple iWatch Release Date

The best evidence yet that Apple is finally ready to mass produce the iWatch

The best evidence yet that Apple is finally ready to mass produce the iWatch

By on August 21, 2014 at 12:05 PM.

We’ve heard so many wildly contradictory reports about Apple’s iWatch over the past several weeks, although we feel confident in saying that the company’s first wearable device is going to release later than the iPhone 6, which is expected to be unveiled on September 9th. 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman has gotten his hands on some new documents related to Apple partner GT-Advanced Technologies’ sapphire production plant that indicate Apple is at long last getting ready to start mass producing the iWatch. More →

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QBracelet Battery for iPhone and Android

This stylish smart bracelet gives you a smartphone battery boost when you need it most

This stylish smart bracelet gives you a smartphone battery boost when you need it most

By on August 21, 2014 at 11:45 AM.

The QBracelet from Q Designs is a stylish, lightweight, unisex bracelet that packs a 1,160mAh battery capable of delivering that extra battery boost for your smartphone when you’re on the go – that’s more than 60% of a full iPhone 5s charge, according to the company. The bracelet is currently available for pre-order on the company’s website for $79.99 — that’s $20 off the future retail price — and is compatible with iPhone, Android and Windows Phone. More →

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Game Changers

T-Mobile Vs. Sprint Customers

T-Mobile finds a new way to kick Sprint when it’s down

T-Mobile finds a new way to kick Sprint when it’s down

By on August 21, 2014 at 11:32 AM.

Things have been going very poorly for Sprint for the last several years and T-Mobile is eager to kick the company while it’s down. T-Mobile on Thursday announced a new program that would give free data plan upgrades to its Simple Choice customers if they refer friends from other major carriers — and T-Mobile made sure to pay special attention to disgruntled Sprint customers. More →

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Windows 9 Press Event

Good riddance to Windows 8: Microsoft will unveil Windows 9 next month

Good riddance to Windows 8: Microsoft will unveil Windows 9 next month

By on August 21, 2014 at 11:15 AM.

After months of leaks and hints, Microsoft is finally prepared to unveil the next version Windows. The Verge reports that Microsoft will hold a press event on September 30th to officially announce Windows 9 and discuss details of the upcoming release. Microsoft is expected to launch a preview version of the new OS on the same day or in the first days of October, following earlier reports from ZDNet which pegged the same dates for the release. More →

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Why Are Apple Gadgets So Good

One chart helps explain why Apple’s hardware designs are so gorgeous

One chart helps explain why Apple’s hardware designs are so gorgeous

By on August 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM.

Why are Apple’s hardware designs so gorgeous? The answer might be simpler than you think: Because Apple pays for them. BusinessVibes has put together a chart based on data provided by Glassdoor that lists all the top salaries for different kinds of Apple employees and you won’t be surprised to know that the company puts a premium on hardware designers. More →

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Samsung Multi-Charging Wall Charger

Awesome new Samsung accessory charges up to three mobile devices at once

Awesome new Samsung accessory charges up to three mobile devices at once

By on August 21, 2014 at 10:45 AM.

Handset makers have managed to constantly improve battery life for smartphones, although battery life will hopefully be significantly further improved in future smartphone generations. Until then, mobile device users who own more than one device that needs charging will still have to recharge their batteries on a very frequent basis, and often at the same time. For them, Samsung has devised a handy new accessory: The Multi-Charging Wall Charger, which the company says will be available to buy soon. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps Download

6 more terrific paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now – a $24 value!

6 more terrific paid iPhone apps you can get for free right now – a $24 value!

By on August 21, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

Have you gotten your fill of free iPhone apps this week? We didn’t think so, which is why we’ve come back to tell you about six more awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free to download for a limited time. Taken together, these six apps would normally cost just under $24 but you can get every one of them free of charge if you act right now. More →

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4.7-inch iPhone 6 vs 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Release Date

Huge leak shows the 5.5-inch iPhone’s rear shell side-by-side with the 4.7-inch iPhone 6

Huge leak shows the 5.5-inch iPhone’s rear shell side-by-side with the 4.7-inch iPhone 6

By on August 21, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

An image showing the alleged rear shell of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 next to the same component for the 5.5-inch version has been leaked from a source “deep within Apple’s supply chain in China,” BestTechInfo reports. In case you’re wondering, the same publication previously published on YouTube a hands-on review of an actual backplate for the 4.7-inch model, and has posted similar YouTube videos last year showing back shells for 2013 iPhones before they became official, so it has a pretty decent track record. More →

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Nexus 6 Rumors: Specs

The Nexus 6 might be one of eight hot new phones Motorola launches this fall

The Nexus 6 might be one of eight hot new phones Motorola launches this fall

By on August 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

After reporting that the Motorola Shamu – also known as the Nexus 6 in most rumors – might actually be called the Moto S a few days ago, TKTechNews is back with a different Motorola leak and this one says that the Lenovo-owned company is preparing an arsenal of new Android devices, including the Motorola Shamu Nexus 6. More →

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iPad Air 2 Rumors: Pictures

Key next-gen iPad Air components revealed in leaked pics

Key next-gen iPad Air components revealed in leaked pics

By on August 21, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

In addition to the highly anticipated iPhone 6 that’s set to be unveiled on September 9th, Apple will also update its iPad line this year and launch new iPad Air and iPad mini models at some point this fall. French publication iPhonote has received images showing alleged components for the iPad Air 2, although don’t expect anything more exciting than flex cables. More →

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iPhone 6 Specs Leak 128GB

New leak hints Apple is making an iPhone 6 with a massive 128GB of storage

New leak hints Apple is making an iPhone 6 with a massive 128GB of storage

By on August 21, 2014 at 8:40 AM.

If you’re an iPhone user who likes to store a lot of data on your phone, then you’ll absolutely love this next leak. 9to5Mac points out that a leaked schematic on Geekbar’s Weibo account seemingly shows that Apple has developed an iPhone 6 with a whopping 128GB of NAND Flash storage. This is double the maximum storage you can get on the iPhone 5s, which tops out at 64GB. More →

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