Posts by Kickstar13

FCC Database Reveals T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot, Confirms What We Already Know

Look at what we have here. The FCC just dropped a little Christmas present for Magenta fans, confirming our original post regarding a T-Mobile MiFi from earlier this week. The FCC document reveals the device is manufactured by the Chinese based ZTE, and the device is labeled “T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot”. So yeah, its definitely a lock for Magenta. No other info was revealed, but according to our original document, you can … [read full article]

Galaxy Tab And Samsung Vibrant Price Drops

If you’ve recently been eyeing the Samsung Galaxy Tab or the T-Mobile Samsung Vibrant, we’ve got good news for you! Effective tomorrow, December 15th, T-Mobile will be reducing pricing on the Galaxy Tab and Vibrant. The Galaxy Tab, which was originally, $399.99 (with a 2-year agreement) will decrease to $349.99 after a $50 MIR. The Vibrant, originally $199.99 (with a 2-year agreement), will now be only $149.99 after a $50 mail in rebate. Combine that … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2 On Sale, Only $49.99

As the Holiday season is in full swing, T-Mobile is getting ready for the holidays and providing some pretty sweet deals. The latest deal includes T-Mobile’s first 4G handset, the T-Mobile G2. Magenta is offering the G2 for only $49.99 with a new 2-year agreement. The offer is only available online, through T-Mobile.com.  And to sweeten up the deal even more, order online by December 20th, 2 PM PT and T-Mobile will … [read full article]

Enter To Win A T-Mobile HD7 This Holiday Season

As the Holiday season approaches, our awesome friends over at Letstalk.com are running an HTC phone giveaway to celebrate for the holidays. The giveaway includes T-Mobile’s first Windows Phone 7 handset, the T-Mobile HTC HD7 (retail value $499.99), the HTC Surround from AT&T, the Verizon Droid Incredible, and the HTC Evo 4G from Sprint. To enter the giveaway for a chance to win, simply “like” Letstalk’s FaceBook fan page at http://facebook.com/letstalk and you’re … [read full article]

LG Confirms Android 2.3 Update For Optimus Series

We’ve got some good news for those of you with rocking the LG Optimus T! LG today confirmed that its  Optimus One series handsets, including the LG Optimus T will indeed recieve the new Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update. But as always, the carrier must also support the upgrade. If the carrier does not support the upgrade, at that point LG can not do anything about it. So how does this make … [read full article]

Samsung And HTC Comment On Gingerbread Update Plans

Following the announcement of Android OS 2.3 (aka Gingerbread) and the Google Nexus S, many T-Mobile subscribers have been wondering when or if they will receive Gingerbread 2.3 update on their Android phones.  An HTC spokesperson today announced that HTC will update some of its handsets to the new Android 2.3 OS, although the spokesperson did not specify when or which handsets would get the update. Samsung, on the other hand, didn’t seem … [read full article]

T-Mobile Will Not Offer Premium Handset Protection For The Nexus S

With the original Nexus One, Magenta offered Premium Handset Protection (PHP Insurance), so you would think that they would do the same for the new Nexus S, right? WRONG.  T-Mobile has stated that the Nexus S is not eligible for Premium Handset Protection (PHP).  So if you’re one that drops his or her phone a lot, you might want to look into a third-party insurance company such as SquareTrade. Were any … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Reaction To Verizon’s LTE Announcement

With the 4G Wars heating up after today’s announcement of Verizon’s new LTE network  bringing impressive speeds to the table, T-Mobile shares its reaction to the announcement.  T-Mobile welcomes Verizon to the “4G world”, claiming that T-Mobile subscribers have been enjoying “America’s Largest 4G Network” for a while now and love it.  Magenta also states that it is still on track to cover 200 million people by the end of 2010.  Compare that to … [read full article]

T-Mobile HD7 Next Victim Of “Antennagate”?

Reports are coming in that T-Mobile HD7 owners are experiencing similar reception issues to the iPhone 4 when holding their handsets in the “death grip” position. As represented in the YouTube video above, simply gripping the HTC HD7 in the hand firmly, drops the reception from four bars to one bar. While it isn’t nearly as bad as the iPhone 4, it does raise some eyebrows. The issue doesn’t seem to affect HD7 owners in good coverage … [read full article]

T-Mobile And AT&T Considering Acer’s Liquid Metal Android Handset

Earlier last week at its Press Conference in New York, Acer stated that T-Mobile and AT&T  are now evaluating Acer’s Liquid Metal for a  possible release in the United States. Acer’s Smartphone Unit President Aymar de Lencquesaing says that since the Acer Liquid Metal is a GSM phone and there are only two GSM carriers in the U.S., it is up to them to decide whether they want to add the handset to their lineup. The Liquid … [read full article]