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OnePlus signifies interest in officially launching in India

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The smartphone market in India is becoming increasingly competitive, with major international brands and local ones alike vying for the interest among the populace, which is one of the bigger mobile device markets in the world. According to research by analysts at Mediacells, India is set to be the second largest smartphone market this year, overtaking the US, and just behind China. Meanwhile, Samsung already expects India to be the fifth largest mobile market in the world by 2020. OnePlus caught the interest of mobile users with its hyped-up marketing for the OnePlus One, which is supposedly a flagship-killer, but without the flagship price….

Amazon Fire Phone arrives to AT&T

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by 10 hours ago
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The Amazon Fire Phone has now officially landed on AT&T’s network, priced at $200 with contract. Can Amazon Prime integration and the new 3D interface be enough to win over consumers?

The absurdity of global data roaming charges is back

Pretty soon, all our online and real-world purchases could be paid through our carrier bills. Bill shock, anyone?
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For years, carriers have been charging consumers with massive global data roaming fees.

Adam Savage, former co-host of Mythbusters, was given a $10,000 bill by AT&T for his trip to Canada. A Chicago Bears fan watched his team play while on a cruise ship on the AT&T network and it cost him nearly $28,000. A Portland family got a $20,000 bill from AT&T after he used an AirCard while traveling into Canada.

Possible Moto X+1 preproduction model leaks out

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by 15 hours ago
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Don’t take it without a serving of salt just yet, but we may be looking at the first actual image of the Moto X+1. These photos allegedly show the successor of the Moto X sporting a metal (possibly aluminum) frame and a wooden backplate.

After Sprint CEO made $43 million last year, Sprint to lose 900k subs this quarter

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KansasCity Last week, it was reported by FierceWireless that Sprint is likely going to report significant subscriber losses for the second quarter. In fact, Sprint is expected to report close to 900,000 handset subscriber losses for the second quarter. The losses of Sprint are mostly due to terrible service from questionable coverage, call quality and network speeds. Now, an adviser service is signaling their opposition to Sprint’s CEO Dan Hesse’s $49 million pay package for 2013. “Institutional Shareholder Services said it is challenging the pay package because Hesse’s special equity award of $18.7 million was “entirely time-based, lacking connection to any performance criteria.” Institutional Shareholder Services also said that Sprint…