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HTC Says They Are Reviewing Their Bootloader Policy

We’re about to give HTC a pat on the back as they are listening to the complaints of HTC owners who are upset with their locked bootloader policy. HTC hears you and while that’s they aren’t promising a policy reversal at the very least HTC is acknowledging complaints. Samsung should take note of this next time they want to look back at the Vibrant Froyo debacle and rethink their decision to remain … [read full article]

T-Mobile Relaunches Bobsled For Facebook

T-Mobile announced today that Bobsled by T-Mobile, their Facebook application for VoIP calling is back in action. Having pulled Bobsled off Facebook “shelves” due to a possible conflict with Bobsled being misinterpreted as an official Facebook application T-Mobile pulled it for some retooling. T-Mobile then announced yesterday that T-Mobile announced that Bobsled was ready for it’s re-unveiling. Well it turns out we didn’t have to wait long at all as … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Launch Of HSPA+ 42Mbps In 50 Markets, Rocket 3.0 Available May 25th

T-Mobile is announcing the expansion of it’s HSPA+ 42Mbps network to over 50 cities tonight! Boom, winning! T-Mobile customers in 55 markets will have access to increased 4G network speed, capacity and reliability. T-Mobile lit up Las Vegas, New York and Orlando back in March right before CTIA and promoted the network speeds throughout the show. Well they are ramping up efforts to rollout this network as fast as possible to … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Relaunch Bobsled VoIP Platform For Facebook Next Week

The T-Mobile announcement of Bobsled, an application for Facebook that enabled users to place calls through Facebook chat was launch seemingly out of nowhere and taken down just as quickly. After a mixup with Facebook and users confusing Bobsled an official Facebook application T-Mobile took Bobsled down late last April. “We are voluntarily and temporarily suspending the Bobsled service as we work with our partners at Facebook to address their design … [read full article]

Mobile City Online Posts HTC Sensation 4G Pre-order Page

Leave it to a third party seller to be the first to post the HTC Sensation 4G for pre-order. In this case MobileCityOnline get’s the distinct honor of the first pre-order page for the HTC Sensation 4G. T-Mobile’s first 4.3″ Android device can be yours for the low price of $599.99. We hope that T-Mobile’s own retail price will come in slightly lower than that. Unfortunately no shipping date is provided when … [read full article]

Breaking Down Your Data Usage, What Kind Of A User Are You?

With our recent findings of T-Mobile’s upcoming revamp to their rate plans some of you have expressed both frustration and confusion regarding data usage. We thought we would try and help you out with some acquired ninja shots. First we’ll help determine what category you fit in. As you can see there are four categories to consider yourself, the low user, average user, high user and heavy user. Low user (200MB) someone … [read full article]

T-Mobile Promises New After Hours Sale For May 23rd, Gives Plenty Of Notice

Thanks to the official T-Mobile twitter account we’re getting some early notification about an upcoming “After Hours” sale to be held May 23rd. Given that previous early morning sales have been met with some complaints concerning the timeframe and lack of notice that people actually need to be wake in order to take advantage of the special offers, T-Mobile is telling you now. For the moment however, they could name this the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Changing Restocking Fees, Now Based On Device

T-Mobile is set to make some sweeping changes to their restocking policies on May 22nd. In an effort to “offset the costs of processing and restocking devices for certain types of device exchanges and return.” Therefore restocking fees will be based on the type of device being returned or exchanged: $25: Phone-first handsets and laptop sticks $50: Smartphones $75: Tablets and netbooks This represents a sharp contrast from the existing restock fee of … [read full article]