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…)
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…)
This may not last more than another minute, but if you want a Galaxy Note 4, you should head over to Amazon which has a lightning deal currently running that slashes the price to $620, off-contract, unlocked, for AT&T.
The black version was available for all of 5 minutes before selling out. The white is still available for now.