T-Mobile announced some time ago that they would be offering the Titanium Gray Samsung Galaxy S3 sometime in January. That time has come and now they are available in stores and online.
T-Mobile has been rolling up its sleeves and getting some work done on their network. They are now the first carrier in the United States with nationwide HD voice calling and they will soon be starting their LTE roll out in Las Vegas.
Verizon Wireless has one of the largest LTE networks out there. The biggest in the world, according to Verizon themselves. They have just announced that they intend on covering their entire 3G foot print to LTE by 2013.
Google has always been philanthropic and they’re at it again. Partnering with Chelsea Improvement Co, Google is bringing free public WiFi to a Manhattan neighborhood. It’s the largest in New York City.
2012 will no doubt be known as the year of the Samsung smartphones. The Galaxy S 3 was a mega hit and the Galaxy Note 2 was very successful as well. Due to this, Samsung posted a record $8.2 billion in profits during Q4 2012.
Netgear is a well known manufacturer of a lot of decent hardware. However, no one expected them to come to CES 2013 with a new Google TV set-top box. Called the NeoTV PRIME, it’s available right now for a reasonable price and fits right into the current market.
Walmart showed up at CES 2013. After dealing with surprised glances from everyone, the retail chain announced a new in-home disc-to-digital service that should be available sometime in February 2013.
CES 2013 has only just begun and there is already some hot news from the Nvidia camp. They’ve not only announced the Tegra 4, but have also announced Project Shield, an Android powered handheld gaming device capable of streaming Steam games to TV.
Google TV has been slow going but slowly improving as well. At this year’s CES, OEMs are expected to announce new Google TV products. One of which is the popular ASUS, who did the Nexus 7 as well.
Sprint was the only one of the 4 major US carriers that didn’t offer their own prepaid service. Come January 25th, that will change as Sprint has officially announced a launch for their pay-as-you-go plans.