Archive | January, 2013

Nokia Lumia 810 To Receive Software Update Enabling LTE? Signs Point To yes

Lumia 810 owners take note as an upcoming software update will enable hidden LTE capability according to a new report from Engadget. While rumors have swirled for some time that the Lumia 810 did in fact contain hidden LTE hardware, T-Mobile has never acknowledged it. Engadget reports that T-Mobile confirmed a software update was forthcoming, but wouldn’t discuss a timeline. T-Mobile has already stated a similar scenario will take place with … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III Software Update Incoming To Android 4.1.1

Galaxy S III owners should keep an eye out for an incoming software update bringing your device up to Android 4.1.1 baseband T999UVDLJC. This update will bring “security enhancements and an improved user experience” according to T-Mobile’s support documents. Unfortunately, there isn’t a lot of detail on the “improved user experience” and what exactly is improved. Regardless, the update is coming via a OTA (over-the-air) update beginning today or you can attempt … [read full article]

Good News For Windows Phone Owners Reliant On Gmail As Google Extends ActiveSync

Some good news for Windows Phone and Gmail users as Google confirmed an extension for its Google Sync product originally set to terminate tomorrow. The extension allows Exchange ActiveSync to continue for Gmail users until July 31st, 2013, a six month reprieve for Windows Phone users. Along with the Google announcement, Microsoft announced it will support Google’s new CalDAV and CardDAV systems syncing both contacts and calendars. Microsoft says the unveiling of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launching GoSmart Mobile Nationwide Next Month

After an initial test period in “select markets,” T-Mobile has confirmed they are prepping to roll out their low cost GoSmart Mobile prepaid brand nationwide in February. According to people “familiar with the matter,” Fierce Wireless has learned that Magenta is seeing strong demand in the various test markets and decided a nationwide launch was the next step. T-Mobile’s GoSmart Mobile offers three separate price points, $30 per month for unlimited voice … [read full article]

T-Mobile Press Release, Sign Up Page Indicate Blackberry Z10 Will Be LTE Ready

Just moments after its announced that all four carriers will carry the upcoming Blackberry Z10 hardware, T-Mobile releases a brief statement on availability. Unfortunately, the release doesn’t offer specific details for price or availability, what it does tell us is that the Z10 will arrive on T-Mobile LTE ready. Yup, let’s hope it’s just the first … [read full article]

RIM Introduces Blackberry 10 To The World, And It Looks Good As It Comes To T-Mobile

Blackberry’s making some major changes this morning with the introduction of Blackberry 10. First things first though, RIM has declared that they shall no longer be “RIM” and henceforth will only be called “Blackberry.” More importantly is Blackberry announcing the availability of the Z10 on all four national carriers beginning in mid-March. If you’ll recall, an early roadmap for T-Mobile indicated the Blackberry Z10 would launch on March 27th. Blackberry is … [read full article]

Samsung Gets A Win As Judge Rules They Did Not Willfully Infringe Apple Patents

  One of the remaining outstanding issues in the Apple vs Samsung case came to a conclusion last night as Judge Lucy Koh issued another set of rulings. Yesterdays rulings surrounded the seven design and utility patents the jury found Samsung had infringed on resulting in a $1.049 billion dollar win for Apple last year. With their verdict, the jury determined that Samsung had infringed on five patents, a decision that … [read full article]

White Nexus 4 Makes Another Cameo Appearance On The Interwebs

All I can say is…want. That’s it, I want this phone in white. Don’t get me wrong, the Nexus 4 looks great in black and most of all I just want Google and LG to manufacturer enough inventory so everyone who wants one, can get one — but I LOVE this look. After yesterdays tease, seeing the full images leaves little doubt that these images are authentic and that at least one … [read full article]

Dear Google And LG, Please Let This White Nexus 4 Be Real

While we can’t verify the authenticity of the above image, this purported photo of a white Nexus 4 has me feeling all warm and fuzzy inside. With the LG Optimus G available in white, it doesn’t seem like much of a stretch for the Nexus 4 to show up in white as well. However, until some “official” confirmation arrives, we’ll have to take this image at face value and hope that it’s … [read full article]

StarStar Me For T-Mobile Shown Off In YouTube Video

Yesterdays launch of the StarStar Me platform on T-Mobile left many folks scratching their head as to why they might want to use this service? A fair question to be sure, but there is definitely an argument to made for using a **me number against having to constantly hand out your phone number. In some regard, I can see businesses getting more use out of this than individuals, but if its something that interests you, perhaps … [read full article]