Archive | April, 2010

RIM Shows Off White BlackBerry 9700 In Promo Video

I have to say that the White BlackBerry Bold is a sharp sharp looking phone. As a white iPhone user, I’ve got a thing for the “clean” factor that comes with the ownership of a white cellular device. BlackBerry is doing its part to show off the upcoming release with a 60 second promo video that really just shows the phone twirling around. Either way, it’s a hot looking BlackBerry and those waiting around for … [read full article]

Friday Ramblings

Notice: Everything that follows is an opinion, which we are all entitled to. You know the deal, we put up our opinions, then you leave your comments to start “discussion.”  Today’s topic, though, will surely bring some heated debate.  So buckle up and head on past the break, this one may take a while.  If you don’t want to read it all, skip to the second to last paragraph.

CLIQ XT Software Update Rolling Out

Earlier this week, we informed you of a CLIQ XT trial update that was made available to 1,000 lucky CLIQ XT owners. As it turns out, it looks like everything seemed to have went well, and now the official update is rolling out. To receive the latest Motorola CLIQ XT software update (1.31.44), you can either wait for your on-screen notification or manually check for the update. The 1.31.44  software update includes … [read full article]

Bold 9700 Software Upgrade Coming May 11th

We’ve got good news T-Mobile Bold 9700 owners! Beginning May 11th, T-Mobile will be pushing out a new software upgrade to address some of the top issues Bold 9700 owners were experiencing. The new software upgrade will include several improvements along with some new features. The new software upgrade will include: Increased general OS stability (less battery pulls/lag etc.) Improvements to the messaging experience such as, a separate icon for BES e-mail, improvements to chat view SMS … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce New Prepaid Options

We’ve been calling this one since the beginning of April after some leaked screenshots appeared courtesy of an online survey. T-Mobile is set to introduce on May 16th two new prepaid options that should do well against the ever increasing prepaid competition. With an unlimited talk/text option for $50 dollars and unlimited text + $0.10/minute for $15 a month T-Mobile is making moves. Throw in the ability to access the web “for the first time” with … [read full article]

Microsoft KIN Coming To T-Mobile?

On April 12, Microsoft announced two new mobile handsets, the KIN ONE and the KIN TWO. These devices were targeted at the younger social networking crowd. At the time of the unveiling, Verizon Wireless was the exclusive carrier, but it looks like the exclusivity might be short-lived. According to the findings of a well-known Windows Mobile ROM hacker, the KIN OS system provisioning files consist of carrier files for T-Mobile USA, AT&T, and a whole bunch of … [read full article]

Hands On With T-Mobile Sense UI

Those folks over at XDA always manage to come through with porting ROM’s over to phones that they simply should not be running on.  This time they successfully managed to port the upcoming MyTouch Slide ROM and move it over to both the G1 AND MyTouch 3G.  Taylor over at Androidandme is praising this move and seems more than impressed with the transition over to the older Android devices.  Of course, these ported ROMS are not … [read full article]