Tag: Unlocked

Unlocked Essential Phone ready on Best Buy, still coming soon

The Essential Phone is available. Well, it's only available listed on some retailers but is still "coming soon". It's arriving in a few weeks...
Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8 duo ready from more distributors, resellers in the US

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have been out on the market since April and so far, so good. There is no report of...

Sony’s Open Device Program now supports Xperia X Compact

The Sony Xperia X Compact, Sony’s new cute little smartphone which we talked about at length here, was launched barely a few weeks back...

Enabling ‘My Xperia Theft Protection’ may brick your Sony Xperia device

“My Xperia Theft Protection” (MXTP) is one of the new features found in the more recent devices of the Sony Xperia line – namely...

Huawei P8 lite shows a new way to buy unlocked in the US

Not all smartphone manufacturers are able to strike it big in the US. One of the biggest obstacles is actually getting the devices into...

Workaround allows DRM functions on unlocked Sony Xperia devices

There are a lot of good reasons for you to unlock the bootloader of your Sony Xperia device, as there are a lot of...

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact arrives in the US carrier-free

Sony has just opened the gates to allow folks in the US to purchase the very new Xperia Z3 Compact mini flagship. But unlike...

ZTE nubia 5S mini arrives in the US, unlocked and with LTE

ZTE is bringing yet another of its rare smartphones to the US, this time offering it without any carrier support or subsidy. The nubia...

Sony Xperia Z1 LTE now available in unlocked variant

Barely two months after it unveiled its 2014 flagship, the Xperia Z2, Sony is making a variant of its current flagship available in the...

Device unlocking bill narrowly passes House

Those advocating for the freedom to unlock their carrier provided devices might soon be seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. The...

Sony Xperia Z1 Android 4.3 update reported to have fixed unlocked bootloader problem

It seems that the recently announced Android 4.3 update for the Sony Xperia Z1 may have a gem hiding beneath the list of new...

FCC, carriers agree on device unlocking regulations for consumers

In a move we knew was just around the corner, the FCC and US carriers have agreed on guidelines for unlocking devices. The changes...