Archive | May, 2008

TmoNews is going on vacation

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Update 6/8/08: Just an FYI, but we should be coming back real soon. No, really… we mean it this time ;) Avid T-mobile fans, TmoNews has some unfortunate news. Well, unfortunate for you, we’re pretty excited actually. Thats right, we’re going on vacation! This means, we’re sorry to say, that we will not be able to bring you T-mobile News on the blog everyday. However there is a bit of an upside here. TmoNews Forums will be … [read full article]

Nokia 5310 Unboxing

Normally we wouldn’t bring you this much news on one phone, but we have to admit, the somewhat-sexy 5310 definitely has impressed us much more then we expected. Again, in case you for some reason don’t know, we can expect the Nokia 5310 to be released on the 28th in Purple, Red, and Orange. Check the column to the right to see exactly how long until the phone is available* to purchase. Pictures include unboxing, accessories, and … [read full article]

T-mobile to launch new Online Portal

This is pretty big news T-mobile fans. It looks as if T-mobile will be launching an Online Portal that may be an addition to MyT-mobile.com, or may be its own separate site containing all of your online T-mobile life. This new service will have four major components, which all have their own section on the home page. MyAlbum MyContacts MyFaves Mobile Backup 1. MyAlbum will be a much needed upgrade of [read full article]

Nokia 5310 in the wild

Well what do we have here, the very first spy shots of the T-mobile 5310 in the wild. Based on whats popping up from a member on our forum the phone has started to arrive in stores preparing itself for the release on the 28th. TmoNews obtained some spy shots of the black/orange variant, but for those looking to color coordinate their phones, three variants will be released on the May 28th. The pictures show the … [read full article]

Feast your eyes on the gekko….manual

Our friends over at hiptop3.com were fortunate enough to get their hands on the manual for the upcoming sidekick gekko. All in all it looks to be just solidifying details already uncovered. Look forward to a 2mp camera, changeable shells, video capture and a George Foreman grill. Again, there really isn’t much uncovered by these pages that wasn’t already detailed here but its nice to know that this brings the likelihood of a new sidekick … [read full article]

Who hates contracts??

Well here we go all you flex pay lovers, starting May 26 – July 31 all new flexpay activations will receive a $25 dollar coupon toward the purchase of equipment. T-mobile is going to launch what they are describing as a promotional campaign designed to increase awareness of the flex-pay system. Unfortunately here is the real kicker: this offer is available in the Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston and Philadelphia markets only. Yup thats right, 5 whole cities … [read full article]

Nokia Music Promotion launches with the 5310

The Nokia 5310 will be released on May 28th. But that is not all, on the same day, T-mobile will launch a huge Nokia Music Promotion. With T-mobile and Nokia teaming up, you can’t really go wrong, right? Customers who purchase a Nokia 5310 on or after May 28th will receive free downloads of themes, wallpapers, and other customizable features for their new music phones. But wait folks, thats not all! If you purchase a 5310, you … [read full article]

Sidekick 3 gets an OTA update

For those complaining about coverage and network problems with the Sidekick III, here comes a solution (Hopefully). Between Today (May 19th) and May 30th, Sidekick III users should be receiving text messages asking you to backup your contacts. In addition, you may want to backup your pictures and media as these may also be deleted during the update. As Hiptop3 reported, this is what is included in this OTA (Over the Air) update: * … [read full article]

New Sidekick (Gekko?) passes FCC

Remember the Gekko we’ve been telling you about? Well it looks like we can add it to the list of phone to hit T-mobile before August. The label you see above was provided to us by the wonderful FCC, who passed this device yesterday. Unfortunately you’re not going to be surfing with speeds any faster then EDGE on this new Sidekick. Boy we’re excited for a 3G Sidekick to come out though…and hey, while your … [read full article]

T-mobile to release 16 new phones by August?

Well this is one that you may have to take with a grain of salt, but lets hope for the best! Between June 16th, and August 1st, T-mobile has 16 phones slated for release, or should we say 16 device launches. The document from which we snatched this data is indeed internal T-mobile, however usually it is more of a good guess of what will happen, rather than an set-in-stone depiction of upcoming launches. That said, 16 … [read full article]