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Best Buy Experiencing Troubles Activating New T-Mobile Lines?

Word coming in from BGR is that Best Buy is currently experiencing troubles activating new T-Mobile lines. According to BGR, Best Buy’s new line activation system for T-Mobile has been down for almost a week. Because of this, if you want to purchase a Nexus S (or other T-Mobile handsets), you will be forced to pay the full retail price (that is, if you really really want it that badly). We’re unsure whether this is a nationwide issue or limited … [read full article]

T-Mobile Takes Best Customer Service Win According To Laptop Mag

By now T-Mobile is used to winning customer service excellence awards but each and every one must give them another shot of pride. This time Laptop Magazine, one of my favorite sites has rated T-Mobile as having the best customer service among the big four carriers. T-Mobile doesn’t come off perfect, but this wholly unscientific test shows that by and large T-Mobile reps were more informed and faster at getting the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Releases Next Commercial With Carly And AT&T

T-Mobile has released another commercial in its myTouch4G/4G-network campaign, this time knocking video calling over wifi.  This commercial highlights the limitations imposed by wifi only video chat when one of the users steps outside the wifi zone, or in the case of this commercial, outside the cones. The “glitchy” effect given to the “iPhone4” showcases the need to stay within the wifi range in order to have a call that that doesn’t end up looking … [read full article]

Happy Holidays From TmoNews!

Merrychristmasahanukkahkwanzaa from all of us at TmoNews!! We’re taking the day off and relaxing with family and friends. Of course if you are me, Starbucks is a calling today! We hope you received from very cool stuff this morning and hopefully some of that included something from Magenta! Thank you for you reading TmoNews throughout 2010. It has been a pleasure and a privilege to keep this site running the last 2.5 years … [read full article]

Sprint Attacks T-Mobile On Twitter, Forgets How To Fact Check

A few hours ago a Sprint corporate communications manager decided to stir the pot by declaring Sprint the only “true” 4G carrier by using a little math. You can see her version of mathematics above and while she definitely used you know, numbers she obviously skipped the day they handed out the ability to fact check. Claiming that the ITU and their decision to declare “evolved” 3G services like HSPA+ and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Plans Lots Of 4G For CES

With CES just days away the wireless industry is all abuzz with 4G this and 4G that. While most of the attention is on what Verizon might show off, T-Mobile is prepped and ready to outline their own 4G path to HSPA+ 42Mpbs. Senior Director Engineering Mark McDiarmid speaking to the Wall Street Journal stated that T-Mobile will “unveil its plans for the faster network in Vegas and added that the … [read full article]

Motorola Pushes Back Cliq XT Update

For Motorola Cliq XT owners the wait to Android 2.1 glory has been filled with a whole lot of waiting.  As it turns out, you’ll be waiting a little bit longer according to the new Motorola Android update release schedule calling for  “additional testing”.  The ominous “more details when available” could easily be construed as “we simply have no idea when this will be ready to launch”.   Cliq XT … [read full article]

Gingerbread Is Coming To The Nexus One In The “Coming Weeks”

One of the joys of owning a Nexus device these days, either the Nexus S or the original Nexus One, is the knowledge that you’ll be among the first for Android updates. Nexus One owners who have been looking at Nexus S users with jealousy over their Gingerbread device won’t have to wait much longer according to the above Tweet from the @googlenexus official account.  So “hang tight”, relax and … [read full article]

(Updated: Deals Over!) Shhhh Secret, T-Mobile G2 Free From Loyalty Department Right Now!

Update: As of this afternoon, we received word that the pricing had been changed back to normal.  Congrats to everyone who was able to take advantage of this awesome deal! Many of you out there think T-Mobile doesn’t do enough for the existing customer so this one’s for you.  As of right now and I’m willing to bet this deal won’t last for long, T-Mobile’s customer loyalty department has the T-Mobile G2 for … [read full article]