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CyanogenMod10 Nightlies Now Available For HTC One S (Ville)

Feeling a little jealous of your Samsung/Android counterparts that have already been enjoying CyanogenMod 10 nighties? Well, if you’re an owner of the HTC One S, feel jealous no more. Owners of the One S can now jump on over to the CyanogenMod download site and get your nightly fix. As always, use of the nightlies should be used only with the knowledge that not all aspects of the device are stable … [read full article]

T-Mobile Places Right In The Middle In Newest JD Power Network Study

The newest JD Power report, the 2012 US Wireless Network Quality Performance Study shows that T-Mobile places somewhere in the middle when it comes overall wireless network quality. The study “is based on 10 problem areas that affect the customer experience (in order of importance): dropped calls; calls not connected; audio issues; failed/late voicemails; lost calls; text transmission failures; late text message notifications; Web connection errors; email connection errors; and slow downloads. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces The ZTE Concord, Their Most Affordable No-Contract Android Smartphone

T-Mobile just announced the availability of the T-Mobile Concord, their most affordable no annual contract Android smartphone option. The Concord is perfect for customers interested in moving up into the smartphone world, with a price of just $99.99 on any qualifying Monthly4G plan. The T-Mobile Concord can also be paired with any Walmart Family Mobile plan with no annual contract for just $99.98.   Full Press Release: T-Mobile Expands Its No Annual Contract … [read full article]

New myTouch, myTouch Q Smartphones Missing A Megapixel?

A bit of a mystery is surrounding T-Mobile’s newest myTouch devices as a new Consumer Reports story reveals these devices, which are billed as having 5 megapixel cameras — only have 3.9 megapixel cameras. According to the report, the problem is a limitation in the camera’s shooting modes, which shows that the myTouch line has only one format, which yields an image of 16×9 made up of 2560 x 1536 pixels, or … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Subsidy Cuts Are Now Being Adopted By Larger Competitors

T-Mobile’s efforts to cut subsidies amid trim margins have often been looked at it with shrugged shoulders by the larger carriers, at least while they weren’t looking at the same slim margins as T-Mobile USA. Now, Both Verizon and AT&T, the nation’s top two carriers are starting to scale back their own cheap upgrade offers to devices such as Apple’s iPhone and other smartphones. In the hopes of lessening handset costs, AT&T has … [read full article]

T-Mobile Joins With Other National Carriers To Form Mobile Payments Committee

The use of mobile payments in the “real world” still seems a long way off, but a newly formed group calling itself the Mobile Payments Committee hopes to make some real progress in the field. The group includes all four major US carriers — AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon, along with Google, ISIS, PayPal, Verifone and Intuit. Electronic Transactions Association CEO Jason Oxman announced the formation of the group saying: “There are a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Engineer Currently Doing Reddit AMA

I’m not going to give too much away, but a current T-Mobile RF engineer is now doing a Reddit AMA (ask me anything). He’s already been at it for a while and my original intent was to post the questions and the answers after he was finished, this is making the rounds on the blogosphere so I want everyone to join in on the fun! Not a Reddit user? Just click the link … [read full article]

IDC: Android Accounts For Sixty-Eight Percent Of Smartphones Shipped In Second Quarter

According to the latest report from the IDC, Android and iOS now account for more than 85 percent of the 152 million smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2012. More important is the 68.1 percent of all smartphones shipping running the Android platform. That number is up from 46.9% in the second quarter of 2011, with iOS now sitting at 16.9%. With many smartphone owners waiting for the next-generation iPhone, iOS saw … [read full article]

Coming In October: The Huawei Summit, What Is It?

Chalk up yet another unknown device for T-Mobile coming in October, on Halloween in fact as that’s the date set for the debut of the Huawei Summit. There a number of possibilities that exist here — however, given that our most recent Huawei phones have all been mid-range to introductory smartphones, our hopes aren’t that high for something jaw-dropping. That’s not to say Huawei doesn’t make excellent T-Mobile ready products, as the [read full article]