Is 2013 the Year of the MVNO?

For the past 8 months, I’ve been using different versions of MVNOs. MVNOs are mobile virtual network operators, they run on top of traditional wireless carriers, providing access for a fraction of the typical mobile network costs. MVNOs come in many different varieties, from Wal-Mart’s Straight Talk to T-Mobile’s Solavei. My experiments with these have […]

Why you should buy iDevices on timeline, not price

Tuesday, Gizmodo released a well-thought out (and well researched) piece on when to buy iDevices based on price. Unfortunately, in my mind, this is the absolutely worst way to buy Apple products. One of the facts of life is that Apple releases devices on a schedule – similarly, they support them according to schedule. Due […]

Google is now selling the Galaxy Nexus unlocked

In an unexpected turn, Google quietly unveiled their “devices” section of their website. They are offering the Galaxy Nexus (GSM) completely unlocked for $399. While the Galaxy Nexus might not be the most powerful Android phone right now, it is a Google Experience device, was the first to receive ICS and is still the first […]

One Month Later, the Galaxy Nexus is still the phone to beat

While Apple recorded their best quarter ever, Samsung and Google released the most impressive smartphone to date. Appearing on the Verizon network with LTE radios in the US, as well GSM w/ HSDPA+ radios internationally, the Galaxy Nexus is the most groundbreaking phone available. The mix of 32GB internal storage, a dual-core TI OMAP processor, […]