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T-Mobile Stores Offering Accessory Discount With Foursquare Check-In?

We’re still trying to nail down all of the details regarding this special offer but we’ve received word that some T-Mobile retail stores are offering a 30% discount on one accessory purchase by checking into foursquare. It’s very easy, walk into a T-Mobile store, check into Foursquare, receive a 30% discount on one accessory. A quick check on Twitter showed that a large number of reps were familiar with this special social media … [read full article]

(Updated With New Image) Costco Offering App Promotion With HTC Sensation And Galaxy S II?

Updated: As it turns out, this isn’t much of a promotion at all as the deal is specific to the $150 in apps you receive in the first year. Are you a T-Mobile customer with a Costco card? Good, listen up as Costco is running a special promotion right now for $69.99 for unlimited data, talk and text. The image itself shows both the HTC Sensation and the Galaxy S II[read full article]

LG Confirms That Optimus 2X Will Receive Ice Cream Sandwich Update Restoring Hope For G2x Update

Oh this LG Ice Cream Sandwich story just keeps getting better and better and this time, we really do mean the story is getting better. As of early this morning LG Mobile has taken to their official Facebook page and attempted to end the Ice Cream Sandwich update rumors for the Optimus 2X. “LG is currently in the process of planning the ICS OS update for the LG Optimus 2X … [read full article]

Follow Up To the LG G2x Ice Cream Sandwich Story

Late last week saw a story concerning LG, Ice Cream Sandwich and the Optimus 2x/G2x upgrade. LG and the decision not to upgrade either device to the upcoming Android 4.0 platform. As it turns out, LG has followed up on the report and said they haven’t reached a decision regarding an upgrade for either device.   According to a follow up response received by the boys at Androidandme, LG has … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces November 2nd Availability For New myTouch by LG Smartphones

Just like we anticipated, T-Mobile has added another two devices to the list of smartphones and tablets launching on November 2nd. T-Mobile just announced via Facebook the addition of the T-Mobile myTouch and myTouch Q available November 2nd. Both smartphones by LG will be available for just $79.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate and two year contract. If you would rather give either phone a hands-on before buying, they’ll be in … [read full article]

Samsung List Of Smartphones Receiving Ice Cream Sandwich Update

On the heels of this mornings news that LG had determined the Optimus 2X/G2x would not receive the upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 update, comes news of Samsung devices set to receive the update. The report out of Samsung Italy arrives via AndroidHD that the Korean manufacturer will upgrade a limited list of recent smartphones and tablets. Of course the Galaxy S II is on the list as it’s got … [read full article]

LG G2X May Not Get Ice Cream Sandwich

Cue the angry mob because this is about to get nasty.  It appears that the LG G2x will not be receiving the next tasty treat, Ice Cream Sandwich, from Google and LG.  LG confirmed that they “will not be introducing Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich updates on LG Optimus [G2x].?  Google said that ICS should be coming to all Android 2.3 devices, but given the debacle that took place over the Gingerbread … [read full article]

LG DoublePlay Unboxing Courtesy Of Wirefly

If you’ve been looking for an LG DoublePlay unboxing you can thank the folks over at Wirefly who have just posted their own unboxing video of the dual-screen smartphone. The LG DoublePlay went on sale as a T-Mobile exclusive at Wal-Mart yesterday morning and will be available on T-Mobile.com and T-Mobile retail stores beginning November 2nd. As an added bonus we’ve thrown in Sydney’s video unboxing of the DoublePlay as she gives a good look at … [read full article]

Verizon Removes “Exclusive” Tag On Galaxy Nexus Page

Its likely that the removal of the “Exclusively from Verizon” tag on the Galaxy Nexus page on Verizon’s website is more of a response to the phone being available elsewhere in the world and nothing to do with future availability in the United States. Still, we remain hopeful that a T-Mobile bound version will appear in the coming months but the removal of this “exclusive” tab on the Verizon website is … [read full article]