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Cricket Wireless, the prepaid subsidiary of AT&T, is adding a new feature to customers on its $50 per month Smart and $60 per month Pro plans. Starting now, customers on those plans will be able to make unlimited calls and send unlimited messages to friends and family in Canada and Mexico at no additional cost. This feature was actually announced back in February of this year, but it’s nice to see it finally rolling out to customers. In a press release, Janna Ducich, chief marketing officer at Cricket Wireless, had this to...

On April 30th, HTC’s Sense TV will be shutting down. If you try to open the app after that date, you will receive a message that states “no data retrieved.” HTC is directing users to use an alternative called Peel Smart Remote, which has many of the same functions Sense TV does. HTC gave the following reason as to why they are shutting down Sense TV: “Before we get into the details of this change, let’s talk about why we’ve decided to shut down Sense TV. First, we want to make sure our engineering team...

As expected, Google has formally announced project Fi, their own mobile carrier. Many of the rumored details of the device are true, while others are not. First, Google says that for now, only the Nexus 6 is supported for Project Fi. You may either purchase a new Nexus 6 from Google or receive a special SIM card that you can use with your own Nexus 6 that you already have purchased. Also as expected, Google is running this service off a combination of Sprint, T-Mobile, and Wi-Fi. Instead of being on one network at a time, you will be...

After the update was rolled out to the HTC One M9 on Sprint and T-Mobile, it was inevitable that the better camera software would come to users on the bigger carriers. Starting today, the OTA camera update is now available on AT&T. Keep in mind that many sites that got their hands on review units received international models, so your camera, if you are having issues, may not get as improved as you like. The software version is 1.32.502.31 and HTC is also providing an RUU download for users who want to flash the update themselves...

After the standard variant of the Galaxy S4 on AT&T got its Lollipop update earlier this month, it was inevitable that the Active would get the update as well. The update is now rolling out to Galaxy S4 Active users OTA. Here are the release notes for the update: Android 5.0 Lollipop Highlights Songs, photos, apps, and even recent searches from one Android device can be immediately enjoyed across all of your Android devices. New User Interface look and feel, more fluid motions Priority mode to only allow certain notifications to...

The world’s thinnest smartphone title has become a thorny affair in recent years, as new contenders basically pop up out of nowhere once every few weeks. Most of the times, no-name Chinese manufacturers are behind these designs that defy gravity common sense, and the goal is to score free publicity for future products with better build quality. Essentially, while there’s nothing inherently wrong with scouring the market for sub-7 or even sub-6 mm “supermodels”, there is such a thing as too slim. Too slim to handle daily use and...

Typically, this would be a two-part face-off. First, we’d take Sony’s newest hero device, size it up against its predecessor and explore all the changes and upgrades brought to the table. Then, we’d throw it in the cage with the Samsung Galaxy S6, fresh off a crushing win over HTC’s One M9, trying to conclude if the Xperia Z4 has enough moxie to play in the big leagues. The thing is the verdicts are so predictable, we see ourselves compelled to combine the two ordinarily separate comparisons into a joint one. Yes, Sony screwed...

For those unaware, at Walmart you can get select prepaid T-Mobile plans that aren’t available anywhere else. Starting tomorrow, April 18th, those prepaid plans will get a little bit better. For starters, the $29.88 monthly plan currently comes with unlimited talk, text, and only 500MB of 4G LTE data. Tomorrow, that plan will have the data doubled to 1 GB at no additional charge. The other plan that costs $39.88 per month currently comes with unlimited talk, text, and 2.5 GB of 4G LTE data. Your data won’t be doubled,...