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Coverage Will Become A Central Point In The T-Mobile Roadmap, Considering “Non-Strategic” Asset Sale

As T-Mobile works to boost its financial position in the US, they are considering a number of options that include the sale of non-strategic assets such as cell towers to raise cash for future investments. Forming partnerships and spectrum-sharing opportunities are on the table, however no large cash acquisitions are in the works.  That seems like an obvious non-denial denial to the almost constant whisper that T-Mobile and Sprint are … [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant Update Coming Soon

T-Mobile executives speaking at a press breakfast this morning stated that a Samsung Vibrant update is coming “very soon”.  T-Mobile is working as hard as possible to get Android updates out in a timely fashion, Cole Brodman, T-Mobile CMO stated.  One issue that was causing a hold up is the addition of features like Wi-Fi calling.  No specific date was given. PCMag

T-Mobile Confirms Samsung Vibrant 4G And Sidekick 4G

PCMag is reporting that T-Mobile has confirmed the existence of both the Samsung Vibrant 4G and the Sidekick 4G.  They will be joining the Dell Streak 7, LG G-Slate and the first 42Mbps data stick in the first half of 2011. So there you go, both real and both coming. Get your piggybanks ready! Text and Image courtesy of PCMag T-Mobile to Deliver Fastest Smartphone Running on America’s … [read full article]

Sidekick Settlement Over 2009 Outage Brings Goodies

October 2009 was a time for Sidekick owners that likely still haunts their dreams and makes them shudder at the thought.  Well, maybe not that serious, but the data outage that occurred during that time caused Sidekick owners quite a lot of grief and downtime, not to mention lost data.  Finally, a settlement has been reached between Danger, Microsoft and T-Mobile regarding the “data service interruption”. Those who were part of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Has Their Eye On Third Place, Can They Do It?

Seems like today was a mini-goldmine of sorts as the employee event that took place today had quite a bit of focus on T-Mobile and the future.  One of the bigger messages we are told was the emphasis on catching and surpassing Sprint.  Of course, this is quite a lofty goal and,  by all accounts, no small feat.  Sprint is millions of customers ahead of T-Mobile, working on their own 4G network and … [read full article]

The Sidekick 4G Rumors Heat Back Up, Coming “Spring”

I’ll be the first to admit swearing off the “Sidekick Twist” rumors we originated way back last year when we thought it was the fabled Project Emerald. I’ve admittedly turned away from this project when, boom, it falls right back into my lap today.  We’re putting this firmly in the “so many ninjas saying it’s happening category, that we firmly believe it category”.  It’s come in from enough sources who attended … [read full article]

T-Mobile Introduces Drive Smart Android App, Block Texting While Driving

T-Mobile is partnering with Location Labs and introducing DriveSmart Plus, an Android app which will help stop texting while driving. With texting while driving becoming more and more of a hotbed issue, this is a welcome move to try and curb this dangerous practice. Of course, the final responsibility to fall on the user to practice good judgement and take advantage of these apps. Enabling users to set their Android devices to automatically … [read full article]

First Batch Of PhoneDog Contest Winners Announced!

Boom, the first round of Tablet winners in the PhoneDog giveaway have been announced! You MUST hit the PhoneDog link below to see the winning numbers and exactly how you can determine what YOUR ticket number is! Better yet, if you didn’t win? You’ll have another chance this Thursday with 10 more Tablets ready to be given away to you! The first round of the 100 iPad & Tablet sweepstakes is complete, and … [read full article]