ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fierce and Evolve land at MetroPCS

ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fierce and Evolve land at MetroPCS

MetroPCS, which is now a subsidiary of T-Mobile, will join its parent company in offering TCL-made ALCATEL ONE TOUCH Fierce and Evolve smartphones. The pair of low-cost Android devices will be available from the carrier just in time for the holidays, allowing users to buy them sans any strings attached. The ONE TOUCH Fierce comes…

FCC Android Speed Test App Released

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The Federal Communication Commission released its speed testing app today. It’s out for Android now, with versions for iOS and other platforms in the works. The app will help the regulatory agency crowdsource speed data for all US carriers. Grab it here! When you install the app, it automatically checks your phone’s connection speed in…

LG Optimus F6 now available from MetroPCS for $199

LG Optimus F6 now available from MetroPCS for $199

LG Optimus F6 is now available from MetroPCS from where interested folks can get it for $199 sans any string attached. You will, however, need some minutes, texts and data to use with the F6, and these start at $40 per month. Specs wise, LG’s baby is a mid-end device with specs that include a…

The Obama Administration Pushes the FCC to Allow Phone Unlocking

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Recently, the Commerce department formally petitioned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to issue a ruling on the subject of unlocking mobile phones. The FCC is still in deliberation, but President Obama’s administration has made its opinion clear, issuing a statement in support of consumers’ right to unlocked devices and the ability to move between cellular…

Samsung Freeform M heading to MetroPCS

Samsung Freeform M heading to MetroPCS

MetroPCS will be adding a new feature phone to its portfolio soon – Samsung Freeform M. The device already got a spot at the Korean company’s website from where we’ve got to learn most of the things about it. As a feature phone, it doesn’t pack the latest bells and whistles, but it offers a…

Nokia Lumia 521 coming to MetroPCS, too

Nokia Lumia 521 coming to MetroPCS, too

Good things can happen when a smaller carrier is acquired by a bigger one. For instance, users of a smaller network get to benefit from the increased coverage and new devices the bigger carrier is adding to the mix. Take T-Mobile’s acquisition of MetroPCS. Apparently, it will soon bring the Nokia Lumia 521 to MetroPCS’…

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