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Motorola Charm Free At Radio Shack Through Saturday

While the Motorola Charm may not have the “Charm” as some other upcoming Android devices, it’s a perfect fit for the entry Android and Smartphone user. Thanks to Radio Shack scooping up this little Qwerty is as easy as free, with a qualifying 2-year agreement of course. No word on if that means upgrades, new lines or both but if you’re looking for a quick and inexpensive add a line device with a … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Charge Third Parties More For SMS Sent Over Network?

I may consider myself something of a phone connoisseur but an industry analyst I am not so I don’t pretend to understand all of the charges that exist in the wireless industry. That’s why I don’t understand the need for a charge such as the one T-Mobile is considering implementing for businesses that send text messages over the T-Mobile network. Beginning on October 1, T-Mobile will reportedly charge one-quarter of one cent to businesses for … [read full article]

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Update: Remember, the dates listed are NOT the dates the phones will be received or sold, this is just an accessory list and the dates are when accessories for these devices will likely be shipping or received by stores! Well what do we have here, the golden ticket? No. So what is it? Well one of our super ninjas just made Christmas happen in September with some information regarding upcoming and future T-Mobile handsets. By … [read full article]

Will UMA Ever Come To Android? Ever?

Almost exactly a month to the day  I wrote a short editorial about why I think UMA still matters, especially on Android. I don’t think I read one dissenter in the comments who stated that UMA on Android wouldn’t be a welcomed addition. Then yesterday came a report from GigaOM namesake Om Malik who spoke to an unnamed T-Mobile representative and was told that T-Mobile would “continue to support UMA on the current … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Increase LG GS170 Pricing Tomorrow

Either the LG GS170 has been really popular lately (insert sarcasm) or Magenta isn’t making much of a profit off the handset, but whatever the reason might be, beginning tomorrow, September 15th, the LG GS170 will cost $9.99 with a new 2-year agreement. The handset is currently free with a 2-year agreement. So if you’ve been dying to get your hands on one of these bad boys, order one now and save … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Partner With OnStar?

So we can chalk this one up firmly originating from Rumor City at the intersection of Grain Street and Salt lane. One of our ninjas provided us with a piece of information that’s both surprising and hopeful. In case you didn’t know and likely most of you weren’t aware OnStar will re-launch itself tomorrow with 21-st century services designed to compete with Ford’s Sync platform. Among the possible features set for launch tomorrow … [read full article]

myTouch HD To Come In Four Colors, Including Eggplant!

So while many of you have been discussing the myTouch HD leak, if it’s real or not, just what “dual processor” truly means and what not, we’ve been working on the most important aspect of the release. The colors! Ha-ha I kid, but seriously this plays an important role in the buying decision for me so assuming at least a few of you think like I do, I investigated and got some answers. Without … [read full article]

Walmart To Launch Family Mobile Service Powered By T-Mobile

Today, Walmart announced its own post-paid wireless service in partnership with T-Mobile USA called Walmart Family Mobile. Walmart’s new Family Mobile service which will use T-Mobile’s network, will provide customers unlimited calling and texting for $45 per month for the first line, and $25 for each additional line. However, data and international calling will be charged from a pre-paid account attached to the family plan. For example, 1GB of data usage will cost $40 and … [read full article]

T-Mobile and Motorola Launch Defy, Rugged And More Rugged

I have to be honest and say I didn’t see this coming at all, a T-Mobile and Motorola announcement on the Oprah Winfrey show? Definitely wasn’t considering that for a launch platform but hey, it’s actually a good-looking phone. With a 3.7-inch scratch-resistant screen, water resistant and dust proof, the Defy will protect your phone against anything life can throw at it, within reason of course! We had a pretty good idea this rugged bad … [read full article]

Radio Shack To Sell The T-Mobile G2 For $149.99

Not to be outdone by Best Buy or Costco, Radio Shack over the weekend tweeted its own campaign for sales of the T-Mobile G2 by showing off a beautiful $149.99 price tag. They make sure to point out the whole “instant rebate” thing as opposed to what you’ll find in your local corporate T-Mobile store. When oh when will the carriers cut out the rebate shenanigans? Of course no word … [read full article]