MetroPCS Opens Up Network to Unlocked GSM Devices

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Today, MetroPCS announced that its customers can now use unlocked GSM devices on their network, which has been solely CDMA up until this point. Because of the recent merger of T-Mobile with MetroPCS, MetroPCS will be transitioning from its CDMA network to T-Mobile’s GSM network. MetroPCS customers in a handful of cities such as Boston,…

Viva Movil Opens its First Retail Store in Brooklyn

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Verizon and Jennifer Lopez’s Viva Movil opened its first retail store in New York yesterday, with the new location popping up in Brooklyn, New York. Viva Movil offers Verizon devices and services, in retail locations that cater to the Latino population and are designed by J-Lo herself. The retail locations will feature staff fluent in…

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 Ready For AWS Network Upgrade

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The Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 will have internet speeds double that of other carriers, thanks to components that allow the device to take advantage of Verizon’s upcoming network upgrade. According to a report from Bloomberg, Verizon has started developing the next phase of its network, which utilizes Verizon’s Advance Wireless Service, or  AWS airwaves to…

Android Controlled Toilet Lets You Remotely “Log In”

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Japan has brought many innovations to the world; Anime, Pokemon, robots that care for the elderly, and now, an Android controlled toilet. The Lixil Satis Toilet changes everything you’ve ever thought about defecating, making that trip to the restroom more relaxing than anything we westerners could ever dream of. The toilet responds via Bluetooth to…

NYC Begins Free Wi-Fi, Cellular Service Rollout in Subway Stations

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The New York Metropolitan Transit Authority is rolling out Wi-Fi and cellular service to 30 stations across the city, including stations in mid-town Manhattan, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Lincoln Center and Columbus Circle. The infrastructure was rolled out by Transit Wireless, which has a reseller agreement with Boingo Wireless, who provides the Wi-Fi connectivity. Transit…

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