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T-Mobile CEO Welcomes The New Year With Statement, “Energized” For 2012

T-Mobile’s executive board sure are releasing a lot of statements in the wake of the collapsed T-Mobile deal with AT&T. Todays statement comes courtesy of T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm, who is welcoming his troops to 2012. Hoping to kick the year off with energy and a new sense of direction, the statement is upbeat and promising. Some notable points to take away: “In 2012, we will work to make T-Mobile successful … [read full article]

Best Buy Offering myTouch 4G Slide As “Deal Of The Day”

Anyone looking to score a solid deal on the myTouch 4G Slide, with its newly unlocked bootloader should look no further than Best Buy. Best Buy’s current “deal of the day” has the 4G Slide completely free for the next 14 hours and 53 minutes and you can choose from Black or Khaki. Of course the price requires a new two-year contract and like all good deals as of late, this … [read full article]

HTC Unlocks All Android Bootloaders From Smartphones Launched After September 2011

HTC has updated their developer site yet again, and they did so with some excellent news: All HTC Android devices launched after September 2011 are unlockable. The website will be updated accordingly to reflect this in the coming weeks. We continue to work on models launched prior to September 2011, please check back often for the status of older devices. For T-Mobile, you’ve got the HTC Sensation 4G, the myTouch 4G … [read full article]

Untethered Podcast Episode 3 live tonight on Ustream!

Hey, all. Taylor here. I’m just dropping in to remind everyone that it’s Wednesday and we will be holding our third episode of the Untethered Podcast on Ustream tonight at 8 PM Eastern. We will be talking about all things Android (and other operating systems, too), coffee, how crazy David is and who knows what else. So join us in the Ustream chat room at 8(ish) for all kinds of unadulterated … [read full article]

Google’s Andy Rubin Says 3.7 Million Android Devices Activated During Christmas Weekend

A big congrats to Google’s Andy Rubin announcing this morning via a Google+ posting that Android activations eclipsed 3.7 million during Christmas weekend. Stated another way, between December 24th and 25th, Android saw a whopping 3.7 million Android devices activated. “There were 3.7M Android activations on 12/24 and 12/15. Congrats team-Android.” The boom in Android growth has also led to the Android Market passing 10 billion downloads earlier this month. These numbers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Follows Up On January Promise, Launches 25 4G Devices In 2011

T-Mobile announced just a short while ago the completion of a mission promised all the way back on January 6th, 2011 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. During the T-Mobile keynote, CEO Philip Humm announced that T-Mobile would launch 25 HSPA+ devices in 2011 and they’ve done exactly that. Furthermore, T-Mobile promised at least some of those devices would run on the 42Mbps HSPA+ network and they’ve achieved that with … [read full article]

HTC Bootloader Unlock Now Supports myTouch 4G Slide

HTC has kept their word, albeit slower than we expected to continue offering bootloader unlocks for various devices within their line up. As of today they’ve officially added the myTouch 4G Slide to the mix and that’s news we’re very happy to report. If you’re eager to unlock the 4G Slide bootloader, you can begin your quest at the HTCDev website linked below to get started. Happy unlocking. Android … [read full article]

Samsung Rethinking Decision For Galaxy S And Galaxy Tab Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Due To Customer Response

Power to the people as Samsung is said to be reviewing their decision not to upgrade the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab Android devices to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The company is reportedly doing an about-face, as reported by ajnews in Korea, claiming the company will review the viability of updating those two devices in response to customer outcry. Samsung is reiterating its concerns of updating both devices with … [read full article]

Merry Christmas From TmoNews!

As life slows down just a little today, we at TmoNews want to take this moment to wish you a very happy and very healthy Christmas Day. Thank you for bringing TmoNews to life every day with your commenting, reading and sharing of all of our news, rumors, leaks, reviews and all the other T-Mobile news that matters to you. Without all of you, we wouldn’t be able to do what we love … [read full article]

Editorial: Why T-Mobile Should And Will Deploy LTE (The Technical Edition)

In the comments of the article about the analyst positing $9 billion for LTE deployment, many people were puzzled on why everyone is so focused on T-Mobile needing to deploy LTE. The obvious marketing answer is that everyone else has it, so T-Mobile needs to be competitive and deploy it to be able to say that they’ve got it too. By itself, that is an incredibly stupid reason to spend billions of … [read full article]