MetroPCS

Boingo WiFi app comes loaded on MetroPCS Android smartphones

Boingo Wireless has been around for a long time with its vast network of WiFi hotspots around the country that allow users to surf the web and save their data plan bandwidth. Boingo has announced its first carrier pre-load deal that puts its app on Android smartphones from the carrier.

Huawei Ascend for MetroPCS Launched for $179

Despite the fact that the Huawei Ascend, an Android 2.1-equipped entry-level device, just launched on Cricket, it looks like MetroPCS wanted to get in on the action as well. Unfortunately, they weren't able to match the Cricket price. However, the device, as should be expected, is the exact same. Featuring a 3.5-inch HVGA display, and WiFi connectivity, the Ascend may not be the brightest Android star, but it's certainly not the worst.

First Android Phone on MetroPCS: LG Optimus M

Today the people at MetroPCS announced their very first Android handset (so young, so in love!) as the LG Optimus M. This M model is similar to phones offered by Spring (who has the S) and T-Mobile (who has the T). This LG Optimus M will cost you $230 with an unbelievable(?!) $50 no-contract monthly plan offered by MetroPCS. This version M has a 3.2 megapixel camera, runs Android 2.2, and has a 3.2-inch touchscreen for all your tapping and swiping and whatnot. Available November 24th, just in time for... you know... purchasing it for yourself.

textPlus lands on MetroPCS for Android devices

If you are a MetroPCS subscriber using an Android smartphone you have a new app that is now available on the network that will let you text multiple people at one time for free. The application is called textPlus and you can grab it on the Android Market right now.
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