Archive | June, 2010

Bad Move For Motorola, T-Mobile And Android In General

Let me just start by saying that I’ve been a little out of the loop these past few days, so if I haven’t responded to your email, tweet or smoke signal, my apologies. So many of you have written in regarding the delayed announcement by Motorola regarding the Cliq update, and for very good reason. You are upset, no upset would not be the right word, livid would probably be a better explanation for … [read full article]

Android 2.1 Update For Motorola CLIQ Delayed

Don’t say we didn’t tell you! Today, Motorola officially announced, via their support forums, that Android 2.1 for the CLIQ has been delayed. Motorola states that the reason they’re unable to deliver the Android 2.1 update for the planned Q2 date is because of a decision to take more time on the release to help “optimize the experience in some key areas”. This delay seems to line up perfectly with what we heard … [read full article]

LG Sentio Now Available For $69.99

Just as we anticipated earlier this month, T-Mobile’s first LG device, the LG Sentio, is available today, June 30. The Sentio offers a 3-inch touch screen with a virtual QWERTY keyboard, along with 3G connectivity and a 3 megapixel camera. The LG Sentio will run you $69.99 with a 2 year contract (after rebate) and $179.99 sans contract. T-Mobile

Hands-On With The T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant

UPDATE: More Hands-On Videos added below! After the Samsung Galaxy S event today in NYC, attendees were given time to play around with the newly announced devices. Lucky for us, a few of the attendees managed to shoot some hands-on videos of the upcoming T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant. So far, first impressions seem to be pretty postive. Mark your calendars for July 21st and remember you can pre-order too! We’ve queued up … [read full article]

Android 2.2 Update Officially Rolling Out To Nexus One

Apparently, the last time Android 2.2 was rolling out to Nexus One owners it only made its way to a few devices. But not to fear for Google is here. Google is now officially rolling out Android 2.2 (a.k.a Froyo) to Nexus One devices. This update provides some great new features including support for making your Nexus One a portable hotspot and support for Adobe Flash within the browser. Keep an eye on … [read full article]

New Upgrade Policy Coming July 1st

Beginning July 1st, customers that upgrade through T-Mobile Customer Care will be required to pay for their handset upgrades at the time of purchase by credit or debit card instead of billing the charges to their T-Mobile account. EIP customers will be required to pay the first installment only in addition to the Upgrade fee and shipping costs. As for non-EIP customers, T-Mobile will require you to pay the full payment. Customers who … [read full article]

Pre-Order The Samsung Vibrant On July 1st

Want to make sure you get the T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant on launch day, just in case it’s sold out? Well, beginning July 1st, customers can pre-order the Samsung Vibrant at any RadioShack store. But here’s the catch, to pre-order, customers must purchase a $50 gift card, which will be applied toward the retail price of the device. You will then be able to schedule an appointment to pick up and activate your Vibrant … [read full article]

Broadpoint & T-Mobile USA Launch Service In Gulf of Mexico

Today, Broadpoint Inc. and T-Mobile USA announced availability of voice and messaging services to T-Mobile customers in the Gulf of Mexico via Broadpoint’s network. T-Mobile customers will now have the ability to roam onto Broadpoint’s GSM/GPRS/EDGE voice and data network, which extends over 100,000 square miles into the Gulf of Mexico. Voice service is currently live, and data services are scheduled to become available to T-Mobile customers in the Fall of 2010. Full press release … [read full article]

Motorola’s Charm Is T-Mobile’s Basil

It was just yesterday that we became aware of a new device headed Magenta’s way, the Motorola Charm. Just as we speculated, the Motorola Charm is indeed the Motorola Basil of which we first heard about earlier this month via a leaked T-Mobile Calendar. The image above was sent to us from a reliable source and as you can see, the device pictured (labeled the “T-Mobile Motorola Basil”) is identical to … [read full article]