Facebook Home, T-Mobile UnCarrier strategy, Galaxy S4 (MobileTechRoundup show #293)

Summary:Taxes are paid, so now it's time to start buying new mobile gear, including the HTC One and Chromebook Pixel. HTC's One is launching soon, the Facebook Home experience is coming to Android, and T-Mobile is shaking things up in the carrier world.

It has been a couple of weeks since Kevin and I had a chance to get together and record MobileTechRoundup. Thus, we cover a lot in MobileTechRoundup show #293. The mobile buying season has also started up again for both of us, with Kevin's new LTE Chromebook Pixel arriving soon and my pre-order placed for an HTC One Developer Edition. Topics covered include:

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  • Roundup of the Facebook Home-based phone and HTC First

  • Kevin's hands-on thoughts of the Samsung Galaxy S4

  • HTC One is up for pre-order now

  • T-Mobile's new Simple Choice plans are saving me a bundle

  • T-Mobile gets the iPhone, FINALLY!

  • Nokia Music+ is on Windows

Running time: 60 minutes

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Topics: Mobility, Microsoft, Samsung, Smartphones


Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host, with ZDNet's Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned more than 2... Full Bio

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