Target and T-Mobile have joined forces in the Brightspot program that will bring the carrier's mobile plans right into the heart of the retailer's mobile departments. The exact details of this arrangement are still unknown, but Target has released enough information to give us an idea of how it will look like.
previously announced they were getting ready to expand nationwide. And well, it looks like that expansion has happened. Coming by way of the Aio Wireless website, the service is here and all US customers can now order a phone and service plan online. Plus, Aio Wireless still has that previously announced special offer in place.
Samsung Galaxy S 4 and similar to the other available handsets, this one will also arrive as a prepaid contract-free offering. The carrier has the Galaxy S 4 priced at $579.99 and they are offering both a lease/purchase and trade-up option to help ease the sticker shock.
Virgin Mobile has released their latest Android smartphone, which coincidentally is also their first waterproof device. The handset is the Reef and it has arrived with a 4-inch display, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and an IPX7 certification for protection against water. The Reef also has a relatively low contract-free price and is available for use with the Virgin Mobile plans beginning at $35 per month.
no-contract setup and will be using the existing TextNow SMS and voice infrastructure. Well, that along with a 3G network for times when you are outside of a WiFi connection. Of course, perhaps the bigger story here is the pricing -- service begins at $19 per month.
Virgin Mobile has another LTE handset joining the available lineup today. The handset is the LG Optimus F3 and as standard practice with Virgin Mobile -- it will be available without any long-term contract. The Optimus F3 will be priced at $179.99 and available with the month-to-month Beyond Talk plans.
Boost Mobile looks to have begun rolling out an update for the HTC One SV. This update will bring your handset up to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is arriving with HTC Sense 4+. Boost Mobile has yet to post an official changelog for the update, however there are plenty of details that have been shared.