Yeah so, Super Bowl XLIX commercials are already starting to pop up well before Sunday’s game. One of the first stars Kim Kardashian as a spokesperson for T-Mobile and their new data rollover plan, called Data Stash. It’s…well…filled with selfies and body suits and selfies and expensive things and talk about saving data and…selfies. I hate selfies so much.
Make it all stop.
Another week, another icon pack that is hot enough to share. Called Trim’d, you are looking at a pack that ditches the long-shadow in favor of a glass-like overlay, with a Material-ish color palette, and a prismatic effect. The icons are square with semi-round corners, which is a shape we see often, yet something strikes me as being unique here. Trim’d is easily one of the more refreshing icon sets we have seen in a while. (more…)
The folks over at Plex pushed an update to the official application on Google Play this week, bringing an updated user interface, as well as a brand new pricing structure for those who are new to the service. Existing members, don’t worry, your pricing and account are not being affected. (more…)
According to Xperia Blog, trackers of all things Sony Xperia, the chances of the Xperia Z4 or another flagship phone from Sony debuting at MWC in a month are slim. Their sources suggest that Sony is waiting for the “summer” to let loose their next set of phones. (more…)
For a limited time over the on the DL Deals Store, users can grab the Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote, made to help you control your home’s theater system straight from your Android or iOS device. (more…)
T-Mobile introduced yet another another “Un-carrier” initiative today, this time called SCORE! Yes, all capitals, and the exclamation point included.
SCORE! is a $5 per month membership program that claims to reward you the longer you stay in it with discounts on the hottest phones available. If you stay for six months, you qualify for a free entry-level smartphone. If you stay for 12 months or longer, you will get deals on all T-Mobile smartphones, “including the hottest new 4G LTE devices.” One example would be a $150 discount on the Samsung Galaxy S5 after paying $5 per month for 12 months to belong to SCORE! (more…)
Last week, headlines were dominated by talk of Google creating its own wireless service through network deals inked with T-Mobile and Sprint. Unfortunately, those were really the only details that surfaced through a number of stories all claiming to have “sources” close to the matter. We still don’t know pricing or plan details, where or when the service will be available, and why any of us would consider switching to it from our current carrier options. We talked on the DL Show about Google potentially having something special in mind that would attempt to change the way wireless service plans work in order for them to even consider entering the market, but didn’t necessarily have any suggestions as to what that “special” something might be. According to sources of the Wall Street Journal, we may now know. (more…)
Thanks to a T-Mobile page spotted by TmoNews, we now know that a software update is coming to two flagship devices, the Nexus 6 and Sony Xperia Z3, allowing the smartphones to connect to T-Mo’s 700MHz band of LTE spectrum. Not only does the 700MHz band include better speeds, but users should also see better building penetration thanks to the lower frequency. (more…)