Sprint is poised to purchase T-Mobile | Mobile-PC-Medics.comSprint is close to purchasing T-Mobile USA for $50 billion, though the deal could still fall apart. If Sprint is able to complete the purchase, it would eliminate yet another large mobile provider from the market, leaving Sprint, Verizon and AT&T as the only major national carriers.

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Google Now | Mobile-PC-Medics.comA recent update to Google Now should prove very helpful to people, as the info card will now hang around should you lose online connectivity. Previously, users of Google Now risked losing directions or other helpful information if they happened to go through a tunnel or dead zone.

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Nokia Lumia | MobilePCMedics.com

Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia became official this week, with the software behemoth paying $7.2 billion to acquire Nokia and its 32,000-person workforce. Microsoft has long wanted sales of the Windows Phone to rival those of Apple and Android phones, so the acquisition of Nokia should help them in that regard. Microsoft has also recently upgraded its software and increased its app choices, so there is hope that they may be able to soon compete with the other mobile phone companies.

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