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TmoNews Reviews The HTC One S

There is little question that HTC has been criticized for releasing too many phones that all seemed to be too much like each other. HTC was putting out the newest and best phone once a month, every month, for as long as we can remember. Arguably, these “superphones” helped launch Android into the stratosphere but, as a company, HTC was doing itself more harm than good. As HTC recognized a change in direction … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Planned Dates For Ice Cream Sandwich, Upcoming Device Launches

While Samsung, HTC and T-Mobile remain silent on the topic of Ice Cream Sandwich, TmoNews is coming to the rescue. Understandably, the carriers and manufacturers hate providing anything that even resembles a solid release date as they are so prone to change — a point emphasized by our article earlier in the day highlighting the difficulties imposed on Android updates. Still, I know how badly you guys want to have … [read full article]

Google Wanted To Subsidize Data Plans Through T-Mobile Before Android Platform Launched

As the Oracle v. Google trial continues today over patents, documents shown during the trial hinted that Google mentioned to T-Mobile back in 2006 that it wanted to subsidize Android data plans for $9.99. By Google’s math, customers would pay just $9.99 a month for unlimited data — to help subsidize the reduced cost, the company would forgo commissions it would earn from T-Mobile for referring Android buyers to its online store. Google … [read full article]

(Updated) T-Mobile Branded Samsung Galaxy Note Hanging In The Wild, Looking Awesome

Updated: I’ve updated the post to include an image indicating Wi-Fi calling is pre-installed as well the 2500mAh battery.  We’re about to put aside any doubt any of you may have had surrounding the future availability of the Galaxy Note on T-Mobile. We’ve had two indications that the 5.3″ “phablet” was forthcoming — first through a revealing user agent string which helped us find the size of the screen and second, … [read full article]

Don’t Forget About Magenta Deal Days And Trade Up To A New Smartphone

With the HTC One S dropping in less than 24 hours, take advantage of T-Mobile’s “Magenta Deal Days” and get $100 back when you trade in your old smartphone and purchase any 4G smartphone. This offer begins tomorrow, April 25th and ends May 8th. Thinking about getting rid of your iPhone, get a guaranteed $200 trade-in with the purchase of any T-Mobile 4G smartphone. That’s a great deal and I would highly … [read full article]

Big News From Google, Unlocked Galaxy Nexus Now Available For Just $399.99

Whoa, big big news from Google as they release an unlocked Galaxy Nexus device available directly from the Google Play store for $399.99. This unlocked, pentaband device supports HSPA+ 21Mbps and will work perfectly on T-Mobile’s network. As you see in the picture, T-Mobile is even highlighted as a supporting network along with other GSM carriers in the United States. This is an incredible offer and easily the best price we’ve seen on … [read full article]

What’s The Next Samsung Android For You? Galaxy Note Or Galaxy S III?

Just work with me for a moment here and let’s assume that both devices are a done deal on T-Mobile. I’m not saying that they are and I don’t know anything that I haven’t already posted, but let’s just assume for a moment, in a perfect T-Mobile world, they are both arriving on Magenta. Which one are you more likely to pick up? I suppose those question ignores devices like the HTC … [read full article]