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T-Mobile Tweets About G-Slate Arrival During iPad 2 Announcement

One of the things I’ve learned in the tech blogging world is when Apple announces a new product, posting non-Apple news just gets lost in the fold. Love or hate Apple, when they announce a new product, they own the news cycle. So why T-Mobile in its infinite wisdom decided to Tweet about the upcoming arrival of the T-Mobile G-Slate during today’s iPad 2 announcement WITHOUT a release date or price is … [read full article]

T-Mobile Sends Letter Regarding Danger Shutdown, Offers 50% Off On Samsung Phones

With T-Mobile announcing the shutdown of Danger servers bringing about the end of the Sidekick (operating system only) line, plenty of customers were left wondering what would happen to them. Well your questions are (mostly) answered in the form of a letter T-Mobile has sent via snail mail that will give you a chance to purchase a new Samsung cellphone at 50% off. Obviously there is a push to move Sidekick … [read full article]

Rumor Alert: Blackberry Playbook, Storm 3 Coming The Magenta Way?

Rumor Alert: This isn’t the first time we’ve heard this rumor but this time I’m a little more confident having heard this intel from our sources and quite a few of them. I’d still take it all with a grain of salt but it’s looking good. In the last few days I’ve had quite a bit of email correspondence with sources old and new regarding Blackberry events being held for retail representatives … [read full article]

MobileCity Offers T-Mobile G-Slate Pre-order For $699

Oh those silly online resellers. MobileCity has just put up a holding page for the T-Mobile G-Slate with a price of $699.99. Of course this price is subject to change and this is just a placeholder so it’s possible this could disappear entirely and reappear with a price higher or lower so you can’t say you haven’t been warned. If you needed a reason to break open the piggybank for 3D tablet … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom Not Interested In Selling T-Mobile, Stop Worrying

There is no question that T-Mobile’s recent quarterly report left us a little concerned and disappointed. We wanted to see an immediate turnaround and yet, like so many things, this company wide turnaround will be more gradual than immediate. Given that, we thought it might be worth posting a quick article to help allay some of the fears people have expressed since that article went up. On February 25th, the Wall Street … [read full article]

T-Mobile 4G Mobile Hotspot Training Beginning

We’ve been without any news of the upcoming T-Mobile Mifi’s since the beginning of the month but now, thanks to a  trusted tipster we’ve got the goods on T-Mobile looking to start training on these devices. I’m not sure which of the “Wayne” devices we are looking at in this screen grab, but it’s definitely a 4G Mobile Hotspot device and it includes microSDHC support, SMS capability and of course access to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Finally Ends The Sidekick (OS) Line, Effective May 2011

Just when I thought it was safe to get a good nights sleep, I wake up and see that T-Mobile has effectively killed off the Sidekick line effective May 31, 2011. That’s right, you read that correctly, T-Mobile has sent out an early morning press release informing the media that Danger (a subsidiary of Microsoft these days) will no longer offer data services on Sidekick devices after the aforementioned date. As a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Removing Flexpay Option, Bringing Deposits Back

There is little question that some sweeping changes may come about as T-Mobile begins its company-wide turnaround especially in light of recent quarterly numbers. One of the first steps taken to begin that process is to eliminate Flexpay across the board. It is our understanding that Flexpay never quite took off as T-Mobile hoped and given that, we aren’t surprised that it’s finally being retired. As we stated back in the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reports Fourth Quarter 2010 Results

T-Mobile reported their fourth quarter results this morning and they are decidedly mixed some good and some bad numbers. Getting right into the meat of it, in the fourth quarter of 2010, T-Mobile reported service revenues of $4.69 billion compared to $4.65 billion in the fourth quarter of 2009. T-Mobile saw the number of customers using 3G/4G smartphones increase by over 1 million customers in the fourth quarter of 2010 to over 8.2 … [read full article]

Huawei U8500 T-Mobile Bound? Receives FCC Approval

Few things excite us more than when we see an unknown phone come through the FCC with the necessary bands to run on T-Mobile’s 3G/4G network. Phonescoop caught wind of the Huawei U8500 running Android 2.2. A quick run through of the FCC documentation doesn’t reveal much else and we should remind everyone that FCC approval doesn’t guarantee a T-Mobile arrival. Still, we’re always interested in devices that go through with those beloved … [read full article]