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Galaxy S4 with Stock Android: Is This The Next Great Tech Superphone?

We had caught wind of a possible Nexus-like Galaxy S4 previously, but we were naturally a little skeptical because good old Sammy wants to capitalize on its products and craft the signature Samsung experience with its own customized skins and software implementations. I personally wished upon a star for it to be true, but had trouble believing it. Until, of course, Google made this dream device a reality yesterday at Google I/O. The Galaxy S4 with … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Be Exclusive US Carrier For Nokia Lumia 925 Windows Phone 8 Smartphone

I guess there was a good reason after all for T-Mobile to remove their current Windows Phone 8 lineup. At an early morning media event in London, Nokia announced the Lumia 925, a Lumia 920 successor of sorts with a “sleek, metal-finished design, new AMOLED display to make it possible to view content from more angles, and new features and advances in our PureView imaging technology for capturing clearer, … [read full article]

(Updated X2) Hacked T-Mobile Carrier Update Boosts Speed For iPhone 5 1900MHz Refarmed Users

Updated X2: The guide has been updated to fix some of the instructions.  As the iPhone 5 launched on T-Mobile’s network, existing AT&T unlocked iPhone 5 customers received a carrier update to enable the LTE signal. As it turns out, in some cases the carrier update added something good with LTE, but negatively affected the signal and speeds achieved on the company’s refarmed PCS 1900MHz network. Well, there’s some good news thanks to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Updates SIM Unlock Policy To Allow Exceptions For International Travelers

As T-Mobile’s new SIM unlock policy went into affect, a small but vocal minority found the new rules to be less than agreeable. At issue is the ability to unlock your device prior to the device being completely paid off in the need a customer wants to travel internationally. A petition began on Change.org earlier in the month hoping to bring some attention to the issue and allow for T-Mobile … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Next Group Of LTE Launches Rumored For May And June

T-Mobile’s LTE network is certainly playing catch-up to the nations three largest carriers but the next 60 days should help close the gap between T-Mobile’s limited coverage and that of its competition. There’s still a long way to go to catch up to Verizon, but Sprint is squarely in T-Mobile’s sites with a large group of markets launching in May and June. As always this list is subject to change as are … [read full article]

Sony Xperia Z Passes Through The FCC Complete With T-Mobile LTE bands

  With our previous indicators already providing more than enough reason to believe T-Mobile was internally testing the Sony Xperia Z, a new FCC find bolsters the evidence. A T-Mobile-compatible version of the Xperia Z passed through the halls of the FCC including a T-Mobile branded user manual which highlights T-Mobile specific features such as Wi-Fi calling. The FCC documentation confirms the presence of both AWS LTE and pentaband HSPA+ which makes … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Major League Baseball Relationship Finally Bears Fruit With MLB At Bat 13 Trial

T-Mobile’s announcement of a multi-year Major League Baseball partnership was first announced back at the company’s January 8th CES press event. That was the last we’d heard of any partnership, until now. T-Mobile has announced in celebration of their partnership free access to the official app of Major League Baseball, MLB.com At Bat 13 who download the app from May 1st to June 30th. The app, available through Google’s Play Store and … [read full article]

Ask TmoNews: What Does The MetroPCS Merger Mean For Me?

With the shareholder vote behind us, the T-Mobile/MetroPCS merger is free to close and is expected to do next Tuesday.  With that closing date just 96 hours away, it’s time to take a step back and understand how this deal will affect you, the T-Mobile customer. The truth is that for now, you won’t see any changes other than the continuation of T-Mobile’s new UNCarrier/Simple Choice strategies as they refarm their network … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Twitter Account Provides New New Galaxy S 4 In-Store Release Dates

The saga of the Galaxy S 4 inventory delay continues as T-Mobile’s @tmobilehelp Twitter account has dropped word on the new in-store availability for the flagship smartphone. Pushing things back from May 1st to May 8th, the Galaxy S 4 will start off available at “select” stores two weeks from today and expand to nationwide availability at all of T-Mobile’s retail locations on May 15th. Samsung’s inventory problems have already … [read full article]