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T-Mobile to eliminate FlexPay plans

February 28th, 2011

We don’t have too much information to share on this one, but here’s the meat of it: T-Mobile USA is going to be getting rid of its FlexPay plans. Our tipster said that T-Mobile should soon announce, or at least communicate internally what, if anything, will replace the FlexPay option for customers. Thanks, justfinethankyou!

Peculiar leak suggests HTC ThunderBolt hitting Best Buy March 10th

February 25th, 2011

The above photograph reeks of a coordinated leak, as it was sent to a handful of tech-centric sites and forums at around 11:30PM last night. What we’re allegedly looking at is a Best Buy Mobile launch roadmap that lists Verizon’s HTC ThunderBolt handset with a March 10th release date. We’re assuming that the sheet is quite old …

Verizon Home Phone Connect makes its debut

February 17th, 2011

Verizon’s Home Phone Connect service just went live on the carrier’s website, though the link for the service is down at the moment. The new offering will let you connect your home phone to Verizon’s wireless network, and it uses a base station that merges your landline phone and Verizon’s cellular network. For $19.99/month, you …

Powermat looks to expand beyond the mat

February 14th, 2011

Some of you may be familiar with the mobile accessory company Powermat. The New York City based accessory manufacturer creates a line of cell phone battery covers and battery packs that aim to simplify and add greater convenience to your mobile life. We stopped by the company’s booth at Mobile World Congress and got a …

Pre-order your Pre 2 on Verizon Wireless with the Pre 3 looming

February 10th, 2011

We have to admit, HP’s timing on the Pre 2 in the U.S. is a little funny. Just one day after the announcement that the Pre 3 will be here this summer, HP and Verizon Wireless made the Pre 2 available for pre-order. You can reserve yourself the webOS 2.0 handset for $99, with delivery occurring on …

Verizon iPhone 4 hits store shelves today

February 10th, 2011

Just a friendly reminder to all those looking to pick up an iPhone from Verizon Wireless: the device officially hits store shelves today. Those coveting a CDMA iPhone can hit up Apple Stores, Best Buys, Walmarts, and, of course, Verizon Wireless retail locations with credit card in hand. Good luck and happy hunting.

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play coming to Verizon Wireless, says Wirefly

February 9th, 2011

According to online wireless dealer Wirefly, Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play handset — you know, the one with the slide out gaming controls — will be headed to Verizon Wireless. On a webpage comparing the iPhone 4 to SE’s latest creation, the site lists the Play’s carrier as Big Red. Sony Ericsson has a press event …

Amazon lists HTC Thunderbolt with February 14th release date

February 8th, 2011

Best Buy may have retail exclusivity on the HTC Thunderbolt from Verizon Wireless, but it looks like that honor will only extend to brick-and-mortar stores. Online retail giant Amazon has the LTE handset listed as “coming soon” with the tag line: “The HTC ThunderBolt 4G will be available for purchase starting 2/14.” Now, we’re hoping …