Archive | May, 2012

T-Mobile “Expert” Says Verizon Is Least Efficient Spectrum User, T-Mobile Is Most Efficient

The T-Mobile vs. Verizon spectrum war continues with another salvo from T-Mobile as they challenge Verizon’s claim that it is the most efficient user of mobile spectrum in the US. Earlier today, T-Mobile rolled out an “expert” to not only knock Verizon’s claim, but to dig in a little deeper by showing Verizon as the most inefficient spectrum user in the US. Computer science research professor at Illinois Institute … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus 16GB For $369.99

This may just rank as the best deal we’ve ever seen for an unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus 16GB smartphone at $369.99. Courtesy of eBay’s Daily Deals, this offer won’t last long as quantities are limited so you better act fast if you recognize this is one price that is hard to pass up. This is a brand-new, unused, and unopened Galaxy Nexus rocking 16GB of internal memory. You know the device, you … [read full article]

South Floridians, Do You Want To Meet Carly This Weekend?

Hello South Florida, T-Mobile just dropped a fun piece of info in my mailbox as they prepare to celebrate the opening of their 1,000th T-Mobile Premium Retailer Location in Pompano Beach, Florida. T-Mobile is kicking off the official grand opening celebration of this location with giveaways, and an appearance from the one and only Carly Foulkes, who will sign autographs and take pictures. The event takes place between 11am – 3pm and I’ve … [read full article]

What’s A Day Like With The Samsung Galaxy S III? This Video Will Tell You

While part of the world is already enjoying the hottest smartphone to launch in many months, for those of us in the Western Hemisphere, we’re still waiting for our respective carriers (especially T-Mobile) to make announcements. Still, the Samsung Mobile Canada press release from last night did help answer some pressing questions on a T-Mobile Galaxy S III (SGH-T999) launch. While we wait patiently until T-Mobile makes an announcement, Samsung … [read full article]

Google Now Selling Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ Accessories Through Google Play Store

Google’s looking to rely more and more on their Google Play channel for selling products as they introduce accessories to the Galaxy Nexus page. Unfortunately, there aren’t any new devices here, at least not yet, but we do have a Desktop Dock with Pogo Pin, HDMI Portrait Desktop Dock and Vehicle Dock. Going for $54, $49, and $54 respectively, the addition of accessories to the Google Play store indicates Google’s likely looking … [read full article]

Samsung Mobile Canada Confirms Galaxy S III Specs For T-Mobile

I don’t know the Canadian national anthem but if I did, I’d be singing it right now as Samsung Mobile Canada just confirmed the North American specs for the SGH-?999 aka Galaxy S III device. T-Mobile will receive a HSPA+ 42Mbps model, billed as the SGH-iT999 for our friends to the north and just SGH-T999 here in Magenta-land. Furthermore, Samsung Mobile Canada seems to confirm our intel for June 20th availability … [read full article]

(Updated) HTC One S Software Update Will ‘Improve Software Stability,” Begins June 4th

Update: T-Mobile has altered the support document to reflect a change in the date, now June 4th through July 7th. The HTC One S is set to receive a software update beginning June 4th which T-Mobile is billing as “improving software stability and resolving open issues with the device.” There will be two ways to receive the update, the Over-The-Air (OTA) update will arrive anytime between tomorrow, June 4th to July 7th. … [read full article]

New Swiftkey 3 Beta Brings Improvements, Bug Fixes

If you’re keeping up with my 30 day Android challenge, one of the apps I’ve raved about and has helped make this 30 day challenge enjoyable is Swiftkey. When I saw that Swiftkey had a Beta program earlier this month for Swiftkey 3, I jumped at the opportunity to get in on the action. Well, Swiftkey just dropped a new beta with changes based on feedback from their VIP program and I seriously urge you … [read full article]

T-Mobile Releasing Software Update To Rebranded Samsung Exhibit II 4G

Can’t say I have a good explanation for this one as T-Mobile posts a new support document for the Samsung Exhibit II 4G, soon to be known as the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G. Is Samsung concerned with putting these devices under the Galaxy umbrella or is T-Mobile utilizing the power of the Galaxy name to sell some more handsets? Either way, “Galaxy Exhibit 4G” fans have a software upcoming incoming which includes … [read full article]