While T-Mobile continues to roll out 3G, they keep adding devices that are 3G capable (hey, I’m not complaining). While most of these upcoming devices are phones, it’s nice to see some peripherals being added to the mix. This particular gadget is the Huawei webConnect Jet, or UMG 1691; and while it isn’t the Huawei that we are all hoping for, it does serve its purpose. This … [read full article]
The 3G march continues this week with more launches. This time, a little loving for the good folks in California as residents of Corona, Fontana, Moreno Valley, Riverside and San Bernardino, CA are all now enjoying 3G goodness. As much as we all love hearing about 3G launches,when reading the PCMag article about HSPA+ and promised speeds, 3G just sounds paltry by comparison. I want me some HSPA+!
Sascha Segan, PCMag columnist extraordinaire, was fortunate enough this week to be given a behind the scenes look at the recently announced HSPA+ T-Mobile service in Philadelphia. Even a cursory glance at the article will show his favorable impressions of the T-mobile HSPA+ network, stating, “T-Mobile’s new HSPA+ network sends other 3G networks running away in tears.” While the obvious counter-argument is that the other carriers are still fielding the basic run of the mill 3G … [read full article]
Good Morning, TmoNews readers! Remember that nice mod that enabled Android users who have rooted their device to use the new Android 1.6 Market? Well, the geniuses behind the mod were CyanogenMod, and it looks like they’re in some trouble now. A cease and desist letter was received from Google directly stating to stop distribution of closed-source Google apps like Market, Talk, Gmail, YouTube, etc. Here are some tidbits from their chat log: [20:03] <cyanogen> google … [read full article]
T-mobile is rolling out 3G this week like it’s going out of style with Dayton, Ohio becoming the latest recipient of all things 3G. While an unconfirmed launch as of this writing, the volume of emails shows that there is little reason to doubt it’s a city-spread activity. I guess the only real question is… Cincinnati, where are you?? Update: According to T-mobile USA twitter, Rochester, MN also launches today!
While we continue to count down the days until the expected October 19th pre-order, Motorola is flexing some muscle with an impressive array of pre-loaded apps for the Cliq. QuickOffice, which allows for document editing on the go and usually commands $19.99 on the iPhone, is included with the Cliq. Digg, one of my top three websites, has an official Android application according to the Motorola marketing page. Other apps are … [read full article]
When the MyTouch3G launched back in early August, one of the earliest complaints was the high price. Offered at $199, many bloggers, including myself, couldn’t understand why T-mobile would risk such a price when the iPhone 3G was coming in a full 100 dollars lower. Well, a compromise must have been made in the hallways of Bellevue (that or sales have slipped), as tomorrow brings a $50 price drop. Good for new lines and upgrades, the price … [read full article]
T-mobile continues its 3G march this morning with emails coming en masse for Raleigh, Durham and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. With today’s launch coming on the heels of Monday’s, T-mobile is certainly working furiously toward its 3G goal of 200+ million pops covered. Happy 3G North Carolina! On a smaller 3G note, reports are coming in concerning areas north of San Diego launching 3G services but these are unconfirmed at this point! We’ll update as information comes … [read full article]
Now here is a deal that makes significantly more sense for Deutsche Telekom: T-mobile and Clearwire sitting in a tree. Just a few weeks after rumors surfaced again of another Deutsche Telekom/Sprint acquisition the rumor mill turns to unnamed sources who claim talks are underway between the companies. Why does this make more sense for T-mobile you might ask? Clearwire allows T-mobile to make giant leaps forward in the 4G game where they are already … [read full article]
As you probably already know Motorola announced its first Android device the Motorola Cliq as its headed to T-Mobile USA. The Cliq packs a 3.1-inch touchscreen display and a full QWERTY slide-out keyboard. Motorola has also included in this Android device its own interface called MotoBlur. As we all wait drooling over this device patiently a hands-on review will have to do. The guys over at ZDNET have pieced together a nice … [read full article]