The T-Mobile SpringBoard has the performance and features to rival most small tablets, but the price is a bit hard to swallow.
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Thanks to its high-quality screen, streaming TV features, and 4G support (if you're willing to sign a contract), the T-Mobile G-Slate is one of the better Honeycomb tablets on the market today; however, its high no-contract price insures that it's not the best.
With its huge screen and throwback stylus, the Samsung Galaxy Note with Android 4.0 is a polarizing smartphone that winks at tablet territory. Those who like their screens extra-large will find a top-notch device that lets multimedia shine. The S Pen adds some artistic potential, but for some, the phone will simply be too big.
AT&T and T-Mobile will offer cellular-ready versions of the Samsung tablet in early September.
The upgrade brings text messaging nearly on par with the features found in third-party instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and iMessage.
You'll still have to pay for a monthly wireless plan on the carrier's Alcatel OneTouch Pop 7 promotion, but the tablet's cost is on T-Mobile.
The Android 5.0-powered HTC tablet is available through T-Mobile's website.
CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes a look at T-Mobile's new plan to entice wireless customers to jump ship from their existing carriers.
Both carriers have similar programs that allow customers to carry unused data from one month to the next, but it's not as simple as it sounds. This is how these rollover data plans really work.
The wireless war between Sprint and T-Mobile heats up as T-Mobile fires yet another salvo for a second consecutive day.