Archive | April, 2013

Hello There, My Name Is Brad

Since you’ll be seeing me around here a little bit, I figured it’s only polite to introduce myself, right? So, hello there. My name is Brad. I’m the intern here. Originally from Delaware (delawhere?), I’ve lived in TN for the past year since marrying my dream gal. I love technology, saving people money, writing, high-fidelity music with good headphones, and running. My smartphones/platforms of choice, in order, are: jailbroken iPhone, Nexus Android devices, stock iPhone, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Now Sending Letters To Customers In Accordance With Washington State Decision

In accordance with a decision rendered by the Washington State Attorney General, T-Mobile is sending letters to customers who purchased service and equipment between March 26th and April 25th. Customers who bought service and equipment between those dates can get a full refund for the purchase of the equipment and cancel the plan without being required to pay the remaining balance owed on the device. T-Mobile agreed to contact those customers who … [read full article]

BlackBerry Q10 Registration Page Is Now Live For T-Mobile Business Customers

T-Mobile business customers take noyr as the registration page for the upcoming launch of the BlackBerry Q10 is now live. T-Mobile announced the device on April 24th and promised “additional details, including availability and pricing, will be shared at a later date.” Whispers have us believing that we could be looking at a late May launch for business customers with consumer availability shortly thereafter. If you’re a T-Mobile business customer … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Major League Baseball Relationship Finally Bears Fruit With MLB At Bat 13 Trial

T-Mobile’s announcement of a multi-year Major League Baseball partnership was first announced back at the company’s January 8th CES press event. That was the last we’d heard of any partnership, until now. T-Mobile has announced in celebration of their partnership free access to the official app of Major League Baseball, MLB.com At Bat 13 who download the app from May 1st to June 30th. The app, available through Google’s Play Store and … [read full article]

The Total Price of Smartphone Ownership

To say the least, wading through the dense world of cellular plans can be maddening. Going to every carrier’s website, navigating through clunky interfaces, then obtaining the numbers to actually calculate the total cost of hardware and service is arduous, so we here at TMonews did most of the legwork for you. In this article, we’re going to take a look at the total cost of ownership of a smartphone over the typical 24-month contract length. Not … [read full article]

Microsoft Pokes Fun At “iSheep” And “One Trick Pony” Samsung Galaxy Owners

Sure the ad is for the Lumia 920 and it’s AT&T branded in the commercial, but this is a Microsoft ad and one of the best marketing spots I’ve seen in some time. Between the “iSheep” insults, the “one trick pony” Samsung Galaxy Note insults and the guy with the Apple logo tattooed on his chest, Microsoft hits a home run with this ad. I had to watch this twice just to catch-all the fanboy insults the … [read full article]

While You’re Waiting For Your Galaxy S 4, See How It Came Together

With the Galaxy S 4 finally available on T-Mobile.com and your order already in (hopefully), Samsung wants you know how the design of the phone came together. The video posted on Samsung’s Tomorrow page is exactly like the same type of video Samsung released last August for the Galaxy S III. At the very least, you can waste 3:45 looking at how Samsung went through the manufacturing process and the design choices they made. Or, … [read full article]

The Day Has Arrived As The Samsung Galaxy S 4 Is Now Available On T-Mobile.com

With the in-store date pushed back all the way to May 8th for “select” stores and May 15th for all stores, online is the best way to get the Galaxy S 4 in your hands as fast as possible. That’s why it’s important that you act quickly as the Galaxy S 4 is now available through T-Mobile.com. Quantities are expected to be limited so don’t hesitate. Hit the link below and have … [read full article]

Editorial: What the Big Carriers Don’t Want You to Know and How the Uncarrier Plans to Disrupt Them

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What if you financed a car though Honda, but they decided to continue charging you “maintenance fees” surprisingly equal to your car payment at the end of the financing agreement despite you having completely paid the balance? Or perhaps you have car insurance through Geico and they insist on charging you not only the cost of their service, but a car payment as well, even though you never bought a car from them … [read full article]