Posts by Andrew

Rent A Tablet With The Los Angeles Angels

Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd; buy me some peanuts and a tablet, I don’t care if I never get back. Let me root, root, root for T-Mobile, if they don’t win, it’s a shame; for it’s one, two, ten bucks, that’s all, to rent a tablet.  Wow, never again.  Seriously, though, T-mobile has partnered with the Los Angeles Angels to bring tablet rental to the Angels’ … [read full article]

Analysts Predict Merger Will Continue, No Matter The Setbacks

It seems like there has been a bit more resistance against this merger lately, but some analysts don’t think that will stop it from going through.  Doubt is starting to set in as Senator Kohl spoke against the merger and the FCC halted the review shot clock.  Though as Jeffrey Silva, an analyst at Medley Global Advisors, puts it: “The ebbs and flows of merger reviews create moments of pause that … [read full article]

FCC Stops Shot Clock On Merger Talks

  Okay, Okay, so it’s not an actual shot clock, but the FCC has stopped it anyways.  The backstory is that the FCC normally gives 180 days to complete merger reviews, and they just stopped the T-Mobile and AT&T one at 83 days.  Stopping it isn’t a big deal, it has been done before, but the reason is very important.  In this case, they are stopping it to allow AT&T time to rework … [read full article]

Gingerbread for the T-Mobile G2 Leaked

Another hour, another phone gets the leaked Gingerbread treatment.  If you remember correctly, not too long ago some T-mobile G2 warranty replacement devices were being delivered with Gingerbread.  Now, that same build can be downloaded to your very own G2.  Sure, it has it’s share of bugs (they all do), and there will be an official update later, but this will surely pass the time.  Hit the source link … [read full article]

AT&T Still Confident About Acquisition

In short, AT&T had an earnings report today and had a few statements regarding the process of the merger.  Wayne Watts, of AT&T, told those listening in that they are still confident that the merger will be approved by the FCC and DOJ in the first quarter of 2012.  Specifically, AT&T “remain[s] confident that [they] can satisfy the FCC and DOJ.”  So nothing has really changed.  In other news, that’s … [read full article]

LG Speaks Up, Official G2X Update “By Summer”

Right on the heels of the LG G2X class action lawsuit, LG has finally pitched in with something to say.  Unfortunately, their response isn’t really good news.  Their statement, issued by an LG moderator at LG Forum, is that: “The official word for the Gingerbread update on G2x is ‘by summer’ and all of the internal discussions thus far have it launching very close to that timeframe.  When we receive any updated information … [read full article]