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Monday 3G Madness

Another Monday, another set of 3G launches to grace the lucky residents of…Peoria and Bloomington, Illinois. Not to be forgotten are the residents of Lancaster, PA who also find themselves waking up to the 3G icon and all the goodness it brings. For Salt Lake City residents who find themselves on the cusp of 3G, all signs continue to point to a September 20th launch so we can’t figure any reason for a delay. We hope … [read full article]

Android Market 1.6 Available Via Cyanogen ROM

I know how it is having to wait for something for a very long time. You guys saw the sneak peak of the Android Market a while ago which included a new look, application screenshots, promotional icons, and improved application descriptions. Well guess what? You don’t have to wait anymore! All you Android users out there can now download the new Android Market 1.6 via the latest Cyanogen ROM. All you need is a rooted Android device. Feel … [read full article]

Salt Lake City, The Moment You Have All Been Waiting For

Not to be outdone by Honolulu or Philadelphia, Salt Lake City Utah will officially find itself among the ranks of 3G cities tomorrow, September 20th. That’s right, SLC residents, you have asked, asked and asked again when magenta would bestow its 3G goodness upon you and your prayers have been answered. Dramatic? A little, but you haven’t seen the emails I have begging for a release date! Happy 3G hunting Salt Lake City fans! Thanks to everyone … [read full article]

Honolulu Goes 3G

Well T-mobile DID promise 250 million pops by the end of the year and the ball keeps rolling with another launch, this in Honolulu, Hawaii. On the heels of their first HSPA+ upgrade in Philly today, T-mobile still isn’t resting in bringing 3G to their customers. Honolulu customers, enjoy the 3G love! Thanks to everyone who sent this in this morning! Salt Lake City residents, not too much longer now, details should be forthcoming!

T-mobile Turns Up The Heat In Philly

T-mobile is definitely not resting on its heels when it comes to cementing itself as a major 3G player in the wireless landscape. Hot on the heels of a promise to launch HSPA+ services in the US this year in select cities, T-mobile has begun just that with Philadelphia getting first billing. “T-Mobile USA is fully embracing HSPA+, to the extent that it turned on about 20 cell sites in the Philadelphia market yesterday – a … [read full article]

Motorola Releases Cliq Promo Video

Not to be outdone by the promotional techno-filled N900 promo videos Motorola has released a video showing off the highlights of the forthcoming Motorola Cliq. If you haven’t heard of this phone yet, this video will show you all kinds of new stuff, if you’ve been following the phone since launch day you won’t find anything here that you haven’t already seen half a dozen times by now. Either way, it’s a promo video, it’s got … [read full article]

Who Wants More N900?

There are some truly lucky people on this industry, and the people over at PhoneScoop fall into that category.  Ignoring all this Android hubbub, they sought out the best of the best in mobile communication devices.  I’m talking, of course, about the Nokia N900 phone, mobile computer, all in one and almighty gadget.  Highlights of the device include an amazing ability to multitask, a Mozilla browser with full flash (the real … [read full article]

G1 Price Drop

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Well here is some good news for those wishing to switch to the G1, or just Android.  T-Mobile has decided to lower the price of the first Android phone to $129.99 on contract.  Saying that that this is the same price as the Samsung Comeback, and twenty dollars cheaper than the Samsung Highlight, I would definitely recommend going Android.  It seems like they are trying to clear the shelves for something (Cliq maybe? Wait, is … [read full article]

T-mobile Wins At Customer Service Again

While T-mobile may be fluttering in fourth place in the wireless market, they aren’t sitting on their laurels when it comes to customer service. Winning yet another JD power award T-mobile is again applauded for ranking high in customer satisfaction. “T-Mobile ranks highest in customer satisfaction among major wireless carrier-owned retail stores with a score of 729, performing well in all four factors that drive satisfaction. Alltel (721) and Verizon Wireless (714) follow T-Mobile in the rankings.” … [read full article]

First Cliq Review

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While we wait for the pre-order date and availability date, how about some impressions from lucky people (or just rewatch all those videos).  This specific review, however, is actually for the DEXT, but they are essentially the same phone (is anyone complaining?).  Katherine, over at T3, was lucky enough to get some time with the Cliq sibling and she seems rather impressed by it, even calling it a “new … [read full article]