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 carrier reportedly plans to let users stream certain services like Netflix to their smartphones, free from any limits on data. If true, the move could be an expensive one for the company.
Both carriers are working on features that will let you use the number associated with your smartphone to get calls and texts on devices like smartwatches and tablets.
That's the only way they'll solve real problems, says Glenn Lurie, speaking at the Code Mobile conference. He also notes that the iPhone 6S has sold well.
If you use tethering trickery to get hold of more data than you're allowed, T-Mobile says it will track you down and cut you off.
The upgrade brings text messaging nearly on par with the features found in third-party instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and iMessage.