Late last month LG finally took the wraps off its new flagship smartphone called the LG G3. It went on sale in South Korea immediately after the announcement but potential customers in the West have had to wait for almost a month now. No one would be surprised to see all major U.S. carriers offer this new flagship. There’s chatter about the expected release date for the G3 on Magenta. Rumor has it that the T-Mobile LG G3 release has been slated for next month, July 16th to be precise.
A few months back Microsoft closed its $7 billion acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services division. Now it happens to be its own biggest Windows Phone OEM. Even before the acquisition the company was making tablets under the Surface branding. A new rumor suggests that in a bid to streamline branding for the entire hardware division Microsoft might make radical changes in the near future. One such change is believed to be the shift from “Surface” branding for tablets to “Lumia,” a moniker that synonymous with Windows Phone handsets around the world.