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HTC Bootloader Unlock Now Supports myTouch 4G Slide

HTC has kept their word, albeit slower than we expected to continue offering bootloader unlocks for various devices within their line up. As of today they’ve officially added the myTouch 4G Slide to the mix and that’s news we’re very happy to report. If you’re eager to unlock the 4G Slide bootloader, you can begin your quest at the HTCDev website linked below to get started. Happy unlocking. [read full article]

Samsung Rethinking Decision For Galaxy S And Galaxy Tab Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Due To Customer Response

Power to the people as Samsung is said to be reviewing their decision not to upgrade the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab Android devices to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The company is reportedly doing an about-face, as reported by ajnews in Korea, claiming the company will review the viability of updating those two devices in response to customer outcry. Samsung is reiterating its concerns of updating both devices with … [read full article]

Merry Christmas From TmoNews!

As life slows down just a little today, we at TmoNews want to take this moment to wish you a very happy and very healthy Christmas Day. Thank you for bringing TmoNews to life every day with your commenting, reading and sharing of all of our news, rumors, leaks, reviews and all the other T-Mobile news that matters to you. Without all of you, we wouldn’t be able to do what we love … [read full article]

Editorial: Why T-Mobile Should And Will Deploy LTE (The Technical Edition)

In the comments of the article about the analyst positing $9 billion for LTE deployment, many people were puzzled on why everyone is so focused on T-Mobile needing to deploy LTE. The obvious marketing answer is that everyone else has it, so T-Mobile needs to be competitive and deploy it to be able to say that they’ve got it too. By itself, that is an incredibly stupid reason to spend billions of … [read full article]

The Untethered Podcast Episode 2 Is Now Available To Download! Go for it!

Hello, all. Just as I promised, it’s Thursday evening and here is the Untethered Podcast in case you missed our live show yesterday. This is the second episode and it features the man you all know and love, Evan Selleck, David from TmoNews, Joey Lehto and myself. We discuss everything from AT&T backing out of their bid for T-Mobile to tablets, coffee and everything in between. Also, I want to send out a … [read full article]

The Cost To Build Out An LTE Network For T-Mobile? One Analyst Thinks $9 Billion

With the AT&T deal now nothing more than a memory, T-Mobile USA faces the daunting task of rebuilding, revitalizing and working toward the build-out of a LTE network. The cost associated with such a task? According to RBC Capital Markets analyst Jonathan Atkin, it will cost as much as $9 billion for T-Mobile purchase spectrum, build-out and deploy. Deutsche Telekom CEO told analysts this week that the company is already spending around $3 … [read full article]

Boom, We’re Podcasting Tonight With Our Pals From DroidDog

We’re just under an hour from launching our second episode of the DroidDog podcast with yours truly, David from TmoNews. Yeah, that’s right…I get my part of the billing. We’ll be streaming live over Ustream and I’d love for you guys to drop in and listen. It’s only our second run at this so we’re still working out some kinks, bugs and you know…how to actually keep your attention. Tonight we’re covering a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Responds To Senator Al Franken’s Carrier IQ Questions

T-Mobile has responded to Senator Al Franken’s Carrier IQ questionnaire explaining that it began installing Carrier IQ last August and is now on nearly 450,000 Android and Blackberry devices. T-Mobile maintains that this software is used for individual troubleshooting cases and marketing purposes only. T-Mobile says that the software is now installed on the following nine devices: HTC Amaze 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II, Exhibit II 4G, LG myTouch, LG myTouch Q, LG … [read full article]