Ultra Mobile Aims At Budget-Minded with $19 Plan
Ultra Mobile, an MVNO that uses T-Mobile USA's network, recently introduced a new cut-rate plan for those who need only the most basic services. For $19 per month, Ultra Mobile subscribers get 250 voice minutes, unlimited international SMS, 50MB of data, and $1.25 to put toward international calls. Ultra Mobile charges 2 cents per minute for international calls, and $2.50 for an additional 50MB of data, $5 for 250MB, and $10 for 500MB. Ultra Mobile's next plan up the ladder starts at $29 per month. Ultra Mobile operates a bring-your-own-device business and supplies customers with SIM cards.
Review: HTC U Ultra
HTC's flagship handset for the year is the U Ultra, a stunning slab of metal and glass. This powerful Android smartphone combines an attractive design with a solid spec sheet.
RingPlus To Offer Free Phone Service
RingPlus today announced a new mobile phone service plan that is ad-supported, but completely free to the customer. The ads take the form of ringback tones, which RingPlus customers hear on outbound voice calls, after dialing but before the other party picks up.
Google's Chromecast Ultra Supports HDR and 4K Video
Google today revealed the Chromecast Ultra, a new version of its home video HDMI dongle. Like last year's Chromecast, the Cromecast Ultra plugs directly into the HDMI port of television sets and allows people to cast content from their smartphones and tablets to their TVs.
HTC Cuts Price of U Ultra to $599
HTC today kicked off a week-long sale that sees some of the best-ever prices for its handsets. Notably, the new HTC U Ultra has been knocked from $749 down to $599, a significant cut for the smartphone.
Let the buyer beware
The only problems I have noticed with Ultra is their CS and their coverage is restricted to T-Mobile's native footprint w/no roaming.
They have no porting department to speak of either. If you like talking to Manila Philipp...