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Verizon launches unlimited talk, text and 250MB data promo plan

Verizon Wireless has offered up some details for a new calling plan. This latest is arriving priced at $45 per month and aimed towards those looking to activate a single line of service. Simply put, this plan could save single line users a few bucks each and every month. One word of caution though, Verizon does have this listed as being available only for a limited time.

Boost Mobile launches the 5.7-inch MAX phablet

Boost Mobile has announced the immediate availability of the MAX phablet from ZTE. The handset is simply dubbed the Boost MAX and will bring a 5.7-inch HD IPS display. Boost Mobile is playing up the size of the display here, tempting folks with a bit about how the large screen size of the MAX "brings the best of a smartphone and tablet together."

T-Mobile LG G Flex and Optimus F3Q arriving in February

T-Mobile has come forward with release details for a pair of LG smartphones. The devices include the G Flex and the Optimus F3Q, both of which will be arriving in February. Both devices will be readily available on February 5th, however those who had been waiting for the LG G Flex will be able to move forward with a pre-order as of today.

AT&T Next shortens upgrade requirement to 6 months

Carriers seem to be scrambling to let their subscribers switch to a new device or a new plan as soon as possible in an effort to keep them from considering the competition. The latest to do so is AT&T who is now offering existing subscribers the option to upgrade to a new device after just 6 months.

Scratch Wireless WiFi-first wireless service opens

Scratch Wireless first arrived several months earlier when they announced plans to fight the other, "too expensive" cellular service options. They are an MVNO style carrier and will be going on the premise of using WiFi first. Well, while the service first launched as an invite-only offering, they have since shifted and are now open for any and all that wish to check it out.

LG G Flex initial US availability detailed

LG announced the upcoming US availability of the G Flex earlier in the month during CES. At the time LG mentioned the handset would be coming available during the first quarter of the year and with three of the four major US carriers. Those three included AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. And as we often see with these types of device announcements, LG basically left everyone waiting for the individual carrier announcements for the specifics.