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Android Continues March Toward World Marketshare Domination

We’re checking out IDC’s newest report for the first quarter of 2012 showing Google’s Android platform continuing it’s march toward global domination as its market-share climbs to 59%, with Apple a distant second at 23%. Also of little surprise was Samsung’s 45.4% of all Android smartphone shipments worldwide. The first quarter of 2012 saw a total of 152.3 million smartphones shipped of which 89.9 million were Android smartphones, 35.1 million were iOS followed … [read full article]

T-Mobile Prism Now Available Directly Through T-Mobile Online, Company Owned Retail Stores

Some low-key news today as the T-Mobile Prism has already been available through the likes of Best Buy and Walmart since the beginning of May. Today does the mark the day however, that the Prism is available through T-Mobile owned retail stores as well T-Mobile.com. Interestingly enough, T-Mobile’s official press release back on May 2nd indicated the Prism would retail for $149.99 sans contract. According to T-Mobile.com, that price has … [read full article]

T-Mobile Formally Introduces New No-Contract Mobile Broadband Plans

T-Mobile formally introduces their newest offering with 4 new no-contract Mobile Broadband plans debuting on May 20th. T-Mobile customers will be able to enjoy T-Mobile’s “blazing-fast” 4G network across a variety of mobile broadband devices including tablets, mobile hotspots and laptop sticks. The three plan are pretty good for no-contract offerings: 300MB 1-week pass for $15 1.5GB 1-month pass for $25 3.5GB 1-month pass for $35 5GB 1-month pass for $50 … [read full article]

Samsung T699 Coming To T-Mobile Says New User Agent String

Say hello the Samsung T699 on T-Mobile, a ARM11 equipped, 720 x 1280 display wearing new smartphone coming to T-Mobile. So what is it? With our steadfast belief that the T999 is the Galaxy S III, and the T879 is the Galaxy Note, whatever could the T699 be? Well, here’s a wild theory — it could be a Galaxy Nexus. Keep in mind that while the T699 conjures up the idea of a … [read full article]

New Magenta Deal Days Coming Next Weekend, Buy One Get One Offer?

If you’ve held out for a deal on one of T-Mobile’s current smartphones, I’d keep your eye on next weeks buy-one-get-one offer. The offer is valid from 5/18 – 5/26 and includes eligible devices such as the T-Mobile myTouch, myTouch Q, HTC Amaze 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II, Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G and Samsung Exhibit II 4G. The bogo requires a new two-year agreement on qualifying Classic … [read full article]

Huawei Prism Hanging Around In The Wild, Already Available At Walmart, Best Buy

T-Mobile’s next partner device with the good folks at Huawei, the T-Mobile Prism has already seen a soft launch in Walmart and Best Buy stores as of May 6th. The device isn’t set to launch inside T-Mobile stores and T-Mobile’s website until May 23rd, but we’re not making you wait that long to get a look at the device itself. It’s handily a mid-range handset that first-adopters will glance over. Still, … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Says No Thank You To Verizon’s Spectrum

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm told reporters during this mornings earnings call that the company isn’t interested in the wireless airwaves Verizon hopes to unload as it seeks to gain approval for their SpectrumCo purchase. Verizon said last month it would sell spectrum in the 700MHz band if US regulators approved its $3.9 billion proposed purchase of spectrum from SpectrumCo. Humm raised concerns about the spectrum interfering with TV stations that occupy … [read full article]

T-Mobile Eyeing Enterprise Market As Huge Opportunity For Growth

In the hopes of finding new areas of growth, T-Mobile is adding 1,000 more Business-to-Business (B2B) sales people to grow their presence in the enterprise market, an area T-Mobile now holds around 5% of the $60 billion dollar B2B market. Matt Millen, Vice President of Small and Medium Business Sales for T-Mobile said in an interview at CTIA Wireless 2012 that the company is launching an aggressive strategy to grab a bigger share … [read full article]

Future T-Mobile Model SGH-T999 Spotted In Galaxy S III Walkthrough Hands-On Video

We’ve watched the SGH-T999 model number ever since we uncovered it back in January and now we’re more excited about it than ever. Upon first discovery, we thought it could be the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, than we moved on to the Galaxy S Blaze 4G. Finally, we settled on what we’ve just noticed via a hands-on video walkthrough courtesy of the guys at Android Police, the Galaxy S III. It’s hard … [read full article]