Posts by Kickstar13

T-Mobile’s Definition Of 4G

Ever since T-Mobile officially announced its HSPA+ network as “America’s largest 4G network”, there has been much argument among the carriers over what exactly “4G” is, and thus the “4G wars” began. Receiving criticism from both Sprint and AT&T, Magenta continues to stand by its 4G claims and rightfully so. According to the ITU, not a single carrier in the U.S. currently meets the global standard for an accepted 4G network (yes, that … [read full article]

T-Mobile Teams Up With AT&T & Verizon To Bring NFC Mobile Wallet System To The U.S

Today, T-Mobile announced that it is teaming up with the other two major U.S carriers, AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless to bring Isis, a mobile payment system to customers. Isis will use near-field communication (NFC) based technology to allow smartphone owners to use their handsets as a form of payment, thus replacing the need to carry around credit cards or even cash. Currently, there are no NFC enabled smartphones on the market, but one is coming … [read full article]

Make Calls Using Your T-Mobile Galaxy Tab

As many of you may already know, the U.S version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab was stripped of its calling abilities. The geniuses over at XDA weren’t going to have their European brothers have the ability to make  calls and not them, so they managed to hack the Galaxy Tab and enable the phone functionality. Currently, the hack only works for the T-Mobile USA Galaxy Tab and requires quite a bit of modifying. We’re pretty … [read full article]

Nexus S Specs Leaked?

The Nexus S leaks continue, with another leaked image from Best Buy internal systems. This particular snapshot shows some specs of the Nexus S and confirms T-Mobile as the designated service provider for the handset. According to the image, the Nexus S, sadly, won’t be 4G capable as the technology details reveal the handset is only able to handle HSUPA 5.76 (uplink)/7.2 (Downlink). The image also confirms that the Nexus S will sport a 5 … [read full article]

(Updated: Cancelled?) T-Mobile Getting Ready For November 20th Holiday Event

Update: We’re getting word now both in the comments and from our sources that the event has been cancelled. No reason or explanation was given only that it has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for another day. We’ll update as we hear more! We’re back with a follow up on our article from yesterday and we’ve got more exclusive details on the upcoming November 20th “Holiday Event”. According to our ninjas, T-Mobile Retail … [read full article]

T-Mobile HTC HD7 On Backorder?

Several hours after its official launch, it looks like the T-Mobile HTC HD7 is already on backorder. We made a call to Customer Care and have been told that the handset is now on backorder and that they do not currently know when it will be back in stock. Additionally, when trying to order the HD7 from my.T-Mobile.com, we received the error message pictured above. Either the HD7 has been selling like hotcakes … [read full article]

[UPDATED] T-Mobile HTC HD7 Now Available (For EVERYONE)!

Its finally here! T-Mobile’s very first Windows Phone 7 handset, the HTC HD7 is now available. As expected, the HTC HD7 will you run $199.99 after a $50 Mail-in Rebate and $499.99 sans contract. After testing out the handset for myself last night, all I say is, SEXY!  The handset felt very solid in the hand. Stay tuned for our full hands-on! Be sure to let us know in the comments if you picked … [read full article]

HD2 Gets Windows Phone 7 Treatment

The folks over at XDA have done it yet again! The one thing HD2 owners have been patiently waiting for since the day Windows Phone 7 was officially announced, seems to be getting closer to fruition. Hackers over at XDA.cn claim to have sucessfully ported Windows Phone 7 over to the HTC HD2. In addition to posting several pictures of the HD2 running Windows Phone 7, they’ve also uploaded videos showcasing functionality. The video demonstrates the … [read full article]