Recently we reported that Verizon subscribers were starting to see Jelly Bean rollout to the Samsung Galaxy S3. Following on Verizon's heels, US Cellular has also starting roll out an update for the Galaxy S3.
Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean update comes to US Cellular Friday
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairest US carrier of them all? Why, it’s Verizon, of course, not according to the mirror in Snow White, but according to Consumer Reports, who’s just come out with its traditional end of the year ratings of all wireless communications service providers in the States.
U.S. Cellular introduces the Samsung Galaxy Axiom, a 4G LTE smartphone for $79
It may look like the Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, but it’s not. What you’re seeing on your screen is the Samsung Galaxy Axiom, the phone that was outed earlier in the month and hinted to head to U.S. Cellular. The carrier has now made the Galaxy Axiom official.
US Cellular now offering unlimited 4G LTE data plans
Over the course of the last 6 months, carriers in the US have begun doing unlimited data plans to compete for customers who use a lot of data. Following examples by Sprint and T-Mobile, US Cellular now has their own unlimited 4G LTE plan with an option to add tethering.
Samsung Galaxy Axiom leaks, could be a Galaxy S3 Mini version for US Cellular
Although we’ve been far from impressed with Samsung’s recently released Galaxy S3 Mini, it seems that for some reason Sammy still has faith in the 4-inch mid-ranger. And not just in Europe, but also in the States, where a slightly tweaked version of the phone, dubbed Galaxy Axiom, should see the light of day soon.
Motorola’s Electrify M joins the unlocked bootloader circle
Motorola introduced its bootloader unlocking program a few months ago, one that’s designed to let power users tinker with their devices more easily. While the majority of the supported handsets are those that come with the “Developer Edition” label, sold at an unsubsidized price, Moto has added the soon-to-be-released Electrify M to the club.
Sprint acquiring US Cellular Midwest spectrum and customers for $480 million
Sprint has purchased spectrum and customers from US Cellular. The purchase price is $480 million and will include parts of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio including the Chicago and St. Louis.
Motorola ELECTRIFY M announced for US Cellular, arrives for online sales on November 8
US Cellular customers now have another option in terms of 4G LTE smartphones. The latest device is the Motorola ELECTRIFY M, which will be available on November 8. The pricing will vary depending on whether you live (or do not live) in a 4G LTE covered location.