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T-Mobile Prepping for Motorola Charm Launch

It’s almost August 25th, meaning the Motorola Charm launch is practically upon us. As you can see from the photos, Charm handsets have been arriving at T-Mobile stores as the staff preps displays for the big day. As we previously reported, look for this handset to go on sale for $74.99 on contract and $269.99 off-contract. I for one will definitely be purchasing one.  Reminds me of my old Blackberry days. Oh, and … [read full article]

(Updated With More Pics) And Just Like That, The G2 In The Wild

Updated: New pics have  been added!! Update 2: According to Engadget’s tipster, despite what is shown in the very last pic below, the T-Mobile G2 sadly, will not have a tilting screen. The last piece of the puzzle has come together to get a clear “image” of what the T-Mobile G2 is all about, pun intended. Just like that Engadget has scored what look like the first live images of the G2 in … [read full article]

T-Mobile Family Promo Plan…And It’s Awesome

What follows is unconfirmed rumor right now but we’ve heard from multiple sources so now we present it to you! This one is sure to knock your socks off and them some. We’ve been hearing rumblings of this for a while but now having heard word from yet another source we’re ready to plant this one firmly in the possible and maybe rumor column. T-Mobile, obviously hoping to differentiate itself from the competition will be … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2 to Release On September 29th?

As it stands at the time of this writing, we have absolutely no idea what the T-Mobile G2 actually looks like. We have no idea what the phone really contains on the inside, spec wise. We really don’t know anything except that its T-Mobile first HSPA+ phone. We know a pre-sale of some kind is going to take place and its looking like part of it is geared to current customers. That being said, … [read full article]

T-Mobile to Hear (Dell) Thunder?

In an interesting turn of events, it appears that T-Mobile may be getting the Dell Thunder as well as the Dell Lightning. Both have similar specs, but the Thunder is an Android based phone while the Lightning is a Windows 7 Phone.  Engadget, though, was able to get their hands on two early prototype Thunder units.  Apparently the hardware they have doesn’t quite match the test apps that can be found on the device.  It … [read full article]

T-Mobile G2 Pre-sale Chatter

Remember how we told you there might be a pre-sale for the T-Mobile G2? Thanks to one of our trusty ninjas, we’ve got additional details on Early Availability for T-Mobile Customers and Employees. Magenta will be giving T-Mobile customers and employees first dibs on the T-Mobile G2 with Google. Although the majority of the G2 handsets will be reserved for customers, T-Mobile employees will be given an opportunity to pre-order in advance of the G2′s public availability. So … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says Samsung GPS Fix Coming In September

T-Mobile released a short internal statement (Check out Engadgetmobile for the same story, different pic) to the front lines acknowledging that a fix to the Samsung Vibrant GPS issue was indeed forthcoming sometime in September. This isn’t really news however as Samsung already said as much being significantly more proactive than they were with the Behold 2. Still, it’s nice to see that T-Mobile is being proactive as well … [read full article]

LG, Android, T-Mobile; Connecting the Dots

Now let’s be clear, everything that follows is, for the time being, speculation, but when the seemingly random placement of dots are connected, they sure do make a pretty picture.  LG and T-Mobile have not had a great relationship in the past, neither has LG and smartphones for that matter.  It has taken a while for LG to offer up some phones on T-Mobile, and their offerings were weak at best.  Don’t get me … [read full article]

Two More Names Approved For T-Mobile Through Trademark Office

Right after the announcement this morning of the T-Mobile G2 with Google, Scott of Androidguys and I discussed this announcement for a few minutes. In passing though he mentioned to me that he had done a little extra legwork after his recent findings hidden away in the US Trademark office. T-Mobile has apparently gone and grabbed two more trademarks in the form of…drum roll…the “MyTouch HD” and “The Family Network.” Now the … [read full article]