The Galaxy S4 is now available for AT&T and Sprint customers and is an improvement over the popular SIII. However, I still prefer the design and core features of the HTC One compared to software gimmicks of the S4.
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T-Mobile USA is giving away the HTC Car Kit with an HTC One purchase, and after spending a couple weeks with it, I find it to be an essential accessory. It works well and is priced right, at just $60.
There are currently approximately 470,000 BlackBerry users out of the 600,000 reported mobile devices in the US Department of Defense. BlackBerry 10 is now cleared for purchase by groups, just as the Q10 is starting to appear.
America's Small Business Summit took place in Washington DC this week, and to accompany this event, T-Mobile announced their Simple Choice offerings for small businesses.
LG is coming out with some solid Android smartphones, and the new LG Optimus Pro G looks like a fantastic alternative to the Note II, Galaxy S4, and HTC One.
The microSD card slot and removable battery are the two main arguments people make for the Galaxy S4 over the HTC One. However, only the 16GB S4 is currently available in the US and it has less than 10GB for apps.
Google Now is one of the best features of the Android platform, and it is now available for iOS devices.
Samsung has continued its success in the smartphone and overall mobile phone market with a continued rise in market share, while a couple of Chinese vendors have made it into the top five as well.
I was frankly shocked to read the news that Washington regulators forced T-Mobile to change their honest advertising because even they are brainwashed by the carrier subsidy model here in the US. Is there any hope for the consumer?
HTC's One is now available online and in retail stores, while the new Galaxy S4 won't be coming to most US carriers until May. HTC needs to get the word out now and massively promote the One before the S4 overshadows it.