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It seems like Sprint’s bad time in the mobile industry won’t be coming to an end anytime soon. The carrier has just been imposed a massive penalty of $105 million by the FCC for billing customers towards services like text messages, horoscopes and ringtones. Interestingly, AT&T was found guilty of something similar back in October and had to pay the same amount in fines. If this penalty is approved, all the customers who have complained against Sprint’s malpractice will be reimbursed the damages. This still requires...

The AT&T branded Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini is now getting an update which introduces the VoLTE feature on the device. The update doesn’t change the Android version, which remains on 4.4.2 KitKat. Other changes included in the update are the ability to make 911 emergency calls even without a SIM card on the device. There are the usual range of bug fixes in tow as well. The ability to make voice calls using the 4G LTE network is certainly a noteworthy addition, assuming you have support for the feature in your region. The update...

According to Sprint, the LG Nexus 5 will start receiving the Android 5.0.1 update today. This comes almost a week after the Nexus 6 and the Nexus 4 received the update and the Nexus 5 was mysteriously left out, so the turnaround time from the carrier hasn’t been all that bad. Sprint’s support page states that an update with the build LRX22C will start rolling out today (December 15). As for the changes included in this update, Sprint says that it comes with miscellaneous Android upgrades, so it could be anything. But we’ve...

The LTE version of the Nexus 9 can now be purchased through AT&T in the U.S. as well. And to attract more customers to the network, the carrier is now promising to offer a $100 credit from their monthly bill. Strangely, the Nexus 9 is not directly available from AT&T in the U.S., so customers will have to get the tablet from the Play Store and then activate it through an AT&T outlet to avail benefits of this promo. The tablet will have to be bought on a two year contract to receive the bill credit, so make sure you get the...

With the tablet launching on sale earlier today from T-Mobile, availability has now been expanded to Google’s own Play Store. However, compared to the Wifi variant, the LTE model is currently only available in Indigo Black. The Lunar White and Sand colors are not options at this time. The LTE Nexus 9 is also only available in the 32 GB version. The full price of the tablet is $599, the same as if you pay full price at T-Mobile. If you buy the tablet right now, Google says it will ship out by December 19th. Will you be buying...

Customers can now get the HTC Nexus 9 with LTE from T-Mobile after the initial batch of sales were delayed. The coveted Nexus tablet can be yours for $599.76 off contract for the 32GB model with LTE. You can also choose to pay the due amount in monthly instalments of $24.99 each for a period of two years. The LTE Nexus 9 has eluded customers for quite a while now, but it’s good to know that the device can finally be bought through a major carrier in the U.S. Strangely, the tablet is still not available for purchase from the Play...

Sprint will offer a month of its prepaid service for free if you sign up through a Best Buy outlet. This new deal is coming as part of an arrangement struck between the two companies and will let customers choose from plans of $35, $45 or $55 which offer 1, 3 and 6GB of data respectively with all three plans eligible for unlimited voice minutes and texts. Customers get to choose from handsets like the LG Tribute, LG Volt, Sharp Crystal, Samsung Galaxy S III or Samsung Galaxy S5 under this new plan, so there are a wide range of choices...

Verizon is now rolling out an OTA update to the Motorola Droid Turbo. And before you get excited, no this doesn’t bring Android 5.0 to the device. However, the carrier mentions the arrival of the Advanced Calling 1.0 feature which allows you to use voice and data simultaneously. Barring this, the update also brings some changes to the email app which now shows attachments on top rather than piling them at the bottom. There are also some bug fixes in tow, although Verizon fails to clarify what kind. The OTA update should start rolling...