Marlon Lopez

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Bringing your iPhone to T-Mobile? Better think twice

You’ll need a whole new iPhone to take full advantage of T-Mobile’s network<p>In a grand, provocative fashion, T-Mobile officially announced and launched its new 4G LTE network earlier today. As part of its new network, the carrier also unveiled new contract-free rate plans and that it will be …

Twitterrific for iOS finally adds push notifications, but you'll probably have to wait

Twitter is actively discouraging people from making new Twitter clients, but Twitterrific is pushing ahead. The speedy, cleverly-designed iOS app was just updated with push notifications, email and Storify integration, and other improvements that may placate some of its critics. If only it had done …

Apple Patents Battery-Saving Multi-Touch Displays That Don’t Need To Be Active To Work

Apple was granted a patent Tuesday by the USPTO (via AppleInsider) that describes a system for implementing multi-touch in a mobile device even when there the display itself isn’t actively showing any images. It’s a neat trick, and one that could help portable gadgets save battery life by not …

iPhone 5S expected to launch late June, says analyst

The next-generation iPhone should start shipping by the end of June, followed by a low-cost iPhone in the September quarter, says analyst Gene Munster.<p>Apple will likely bring out its next iPhone in late June, projects Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.<p>Assuming that forecast comes true, Munster …

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Samsung and Apple nearly tied for total computer, tablet, and smartphone shipments last quarter

By now, it's no surprise that Apple and Samsung are slugging it out for dominance in the tablet and smartphone markets, not to mention more "traditional" computing platforms like laptops and desktops. However, Samsung has always been a little bit cagey about giving away exact numbers, so noted data …

Testing T-Mobile's 4G LTE

We put T-Mobile's fledgling 4G LTE network and iPhone 5 to the test.<p>T-Mobile just took a bold, new step by shredding the contracts for its plans plus launching its new 4G LTE data network. But what kind of speeds can you really expect to see on the carrier's hot, new devices? Judging from what I …

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T-Mobile’s big day: iPhone 5, LTE and a new type of service plan (roundup)

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr / swruler9284<p>We’re not sure if T-Mobile is now an “uncarrier,” as it declared at Tuesday’s event in New York …

How much do T-Mobile's new plans really save you on an iPhone 5?

On the surface, T-Mobile's new plans sound like a significant discount over the competition — the carrier now offers unlimited talk, text, and data for only $70 per month ($120 per month if you're a couple of two, or $150 per month for a family of four). However, once you start to pull apart the …