Archive | June, 2011

(Updated)T-Mobile Suffering New York City Outage?

Updated: The trouble seems to be over as we just received a statement from T-Mobile: “T-Mobile customers in New York City experienced a temporary service disruption Thursday evening. The disruption was due to an internal power outage at one of our network switching facilities. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.” Thanks to A LOT of your emails, Tweets and this message from @tmobile on Twitter we are getting word of a major outage in the … [read full article]

In Depth With T-Mobile’s New Classic And Value Rate Plans

The news of T-Mobile’s revamped rate plans has been met with trepidation as it’s beginning to feel like T-Mobile can’t hit a sweet spot and constantly changes up their price plan offerings. Once again they are trying some drastic changes just as they did with the announcement of the Even More and Even More Plus plans. As we first posted this morning T-Mobile is doing away with Even More … [read full article]

HTC Evo 3D Passes FCC With T-Mobile AWS Bands On Board?

The EVO 3D you might have been keeping an eye on as it made its way to Sprint might just be hitting Magenta as well. Of course an FCC passing doesn’t equal an actual carrier arrival but it certainly gives us reason to believe such a thing might happen. While the EVO line has been Sprint only thus far the EVO 3D on T-Mobile would mark a big break from a line of … [read full article]

Groups Seek Public Hearings From FCC Regarding AT&T/T-Mobile Takeover

In a letter to the FCC a number of consumer activist and watchdog groups requested that public hearings be held across the country to “hear from the people who could be most affected by the merger.” Groups including Consumers Union and Public Knowledge (we love them) sent the letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski expressing the deal as “a matter of great public concern.” Other groups who lent support to the letter … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Introduce “Value, Classic” Plans, Replace Even More Plus

After doing a little teasing yesterday regarding T-Mobile’s plans to revamp their current rate plan selection (again) beginning in late July. We’re still compiling information which means all of this is subject to change but we’re pretty confident the end result will look similar. According to our ninjas T-Mobile plans to kill off their Even More Plus plans once and for all and introduce “Value” and “Classic” plans.  Value plans are very … [read full article]

T-Mobile No Longer Blocking Video Chat On The Nexus S

If we can try and think back to the whole ‘T-Mobile is blocking video chat on the Nexus S’ story which stormed the internet for all of 15 minutes and turned out to be an engineering problem, remember that? It’s been solved thankfully and now Nexus S users are enjoying video chat’s over 3G to their hearts content, or at least their data allotment limits. We’ve got a video demo above and we encourage all Nexus … [read full article]

Sprint’s Dan Hesse Ready To Bring The “Nukes” To Stop AT&T/T-Mobile Deal

Tucked away in Sprint’s “White Room” CEO Dan Hesse is mapping out his plan to “nuke” the AT&T takeover of T-Mobile. With red, blue and green ink as his weapons Hesse is laying out his tactics for stopping the merger which include both personal and corporate resources. “Clearly, purely, we want to win and block the merger,” said Hesse, during an interview with Bloomberg.com at the company’s Overland Park, Kansas headquarters. “This … [read full article]

myTouch 4G Slide Priced At $199.99, Hands On Across The Web

With the official announcement of the myTouch 4G Slide behind us we thought an extra post was required in order to confirm the pricing So how much will the myTouch 4G Slide set you back? Just $199.99! For that price you get T-Mobile and HTC’s most advanced camera phone on the market complete with ClearShot HDR Image Capture and 1080p video recording. If you wanted a closer look at … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces The myTouch 4G Slide!

T-Mobile officially announces the myTouch 4G Slide this morning, the latest signature myTouch device to launch with 4G capability. The myTouch 4G Slide features “the most advanced camera of any smartphone with zero shutter lag, backside illuminated sensor and additional premium digital camera features that offer consumers a viable replacement for their digital point-and-shoot cameras.” “Knowing that the best camera is the one you’ve got with you, we set out to create a new best-in-class … [read full article]