T-Mobile continues to modernize their network, known as a refarm, they've announced today that today three new Metro areas will all be getting better and faster HSPA+ speeds. T-Mobile took this moment to also state unlocked devices like the iPhone will get 70% faster speeds than on AT&T's network, but this also holds true for all Android devices.
go to the Play Store right now and order a brand new Galaxy Nexus (GSM/HSPA+ version) for the impressive price of $399, unlocked and SIM-free. This deal seems to only be working for the United States at the moment - reports from the UK say that they can't even view the page.
Galaxy S II may have seen the popular update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich already in various markets in the world and the international version, but not the unlocked models here in the USA. By unlocked we mean the global (with the home button) international SGSII that some may have here in the US, are finally being updated this morning thanks to Samsung.
Sony Xperia S is still a drool-worthy device - and those of us in the Americas are drooling all the more because we can't have it yet. But if you happen to live above the 49th parallel, you won't have to wait much longer: Sony's bringing the Xperia S to Canada on April 17th (next Tuesday). There's a catch, though: you won't find it on any of Canada's cell phone providers, not even the previously rumored Rogers. You'll only be able to pick it up from Sony's website or an official Sony Store.
shipping directly from Sony to retailers all over the world. For a paltry $674.99 (or its equivalent in local currency) you too can get the stylish dual-core phone. Just add an active GSM SIM card and you're ready to go. And yes, Americans, you can get in on the action as well - Sony's one of the few phone companies that regularly releases unlocked versions of its phones in the United States.
official bootloader unlock tool this fall, though the selection of phones that could be unlocked was a bit small. Today the available devices expand by two, with the addition of T-Mobile's MyTouch 4G Slide and the Flyer's mobile broadband variant, the Evo View 4G. It's still a pretty small selection against HTC's entire lineup, but the more options, the better.
DroidVicious over at RootzWiki has almost ported his ViciousMIUI ROM over from the Thunderbolt to the Galaxy Nexus LTE. Before even a day had passed, he had calls, call audio, and data all working perfectly. The only feature currently broken and acting buggy is WiFI and the softkeys. Though we'll have to wait for a WiFi fix from him directly, we can mend the softkey problem by downloading Soft Keys from the Android Market.
DROID RAZR. You can see the official announcement here, and our hands-on pictures and videos by clicking here. Sadly we can now confirm that the Motorola DROID RAZR will indeed have a locked bootloader.