Posts by David Beren

T-Mobile Adds New Name ID and Voicemail To Text

T-Mobile will begin offering two new features in order to enhance customers existing voice service capabilities on May 22nd. Name ID, previously known as Caller Name will benefit customers by providing them with the name, number, city and state of unblocked callers not already in their existing contact directory. Voicemail to Text is exactly what it sounds like, the latest upgrade to the existing visual voicemail service. For select devices customers will receive … [read full article]

T-Mobile Bringing Unlimited Wi-Fi Calling Back

Beginning May 11th, T-Mobile will add a new feature that will allow Wi-Fi calling capable devices to make and receive phone calls WITHOUT using in-plan minutes. Hallelujah!!!! Qualifying customers with Wi-Fi calling capable devices will receive a text message in the coming days alerting them to this feature directing them to T-Mobile.com to add the feature. Customer care will also aid in the addition of this feature to a customers account. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile And HTC Tease G2 Gingerbread

There has been plenty of talk about the T-Mobile G2 receiving Gingerbread, most of it unofficial. Early April saw a report courtesy of ComputerWorld that the G2 would definitely receive Gingerbread sometime over the “Summer.” Well we just received a ninja shot of a flyer being sent out to T-Mobile employees indicating that the G2 is absolutely positively receiving Gingerbread and this will certainly put to rest any argument saying otherwise. … [read full article]

Premium Handset Protection Prices Rising June 15th

Starting June 15, 2011 T-Mobile Asurion users will find some changes to their Premium Handset Protection plan and pricing. The current $5.99 plan increases to $7.99. The increase in price also brings a $5.00 processing fee wit shipping times reduced from three business days to next business day. The current plan will cover one standard earpiece with the insurance replacement however the new $7.99 plan will only cover one standard battery, charger and … [read full article]

Sprint Says Competition Is “American,” AT&T Says Whatever, We Rule

Sprint is really pulling out the punches in their effort to stop the proposed AT&T merger ahead of next weeks Senate hearing. Sprint’s hopes to derail the battle took to the front lines today with a print ad running in a number of newspapers and journals around the country. In just 24 lines of text  laid out in an almost poetic like form Sprint makes no mention of T-Mobile or AT&T for … [read full article]

Gingerbread Rom Leaks Out For The G2x

Remember that G2x ROM that found its way into the hands of Chris Ziegler from Thisismynext.com? Well it just found its way into the wild and for those of you sporting the G2x you can get Gingerbread and all its glory right now. A couple of key points to remember before installing: This is likely a final release as the ROM is “release-key signed” This release doesn’t include an updated baseband, … [read full article]

HTC Sensation Passes FCC, For Certain This Time

So we’re back with some more FCC fun, as we are seeing the HTC Sensation return to the FCC approval process and this time we’re certain its the Sensation. How are we certain you ask? Well check out the image above with the clear “HTC Sensation XXXXX” writing on the label. That pretty much settles this as the FCC approval for the HTC Sensation. This time also brings a different model … [read full article]

Samsung “Exhibit 4G” Hitting T-Mobile Soon?

What’s this I see before us? The Samsung T759 running Android 2.3.3 on T-Mobile? I believe this phone will hit T-Mobile shelves as the Samsung “Exhibit.” We don’t know much about the phone but our ninja said he expected the Exhibit to sport a 3.7″, 480 x 800 AMOLED display and is running Gingerbread 2.3.3 as the image shows. Rumored but unconfirmed specs include a 1.4GHz ARM11 processor, 5 megapixel camera with 720p … [read full article]

Certain Stores Only: T-Mobile Mothers Day Promotion Offering $100 Credit?

With mothers day coming up it was inevitable that my inbox would be filled with inquiries as to what T-Mobile might be doing as a promotion. Well as it turns out, we’ve learned that certain store locations (check with your local store) are offering a $100 credit per line for new customers signing up for a new individual line or family plan with a two year agreement. On a family plan the credit … [read full article]