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StarStar Me For T-Mobile Shown Off In YouTube Video

Yesterdays launch of the StarStar Me platform on T-Mobile left many folks scratching their head as to why they might want to use this service? A fair question to be sure, but there is definitely an argument to made for using a **me number against having to constantly hand out your phone number. In some regard, I can see businesses getting more use out of this than individuals, but if its something that interests you, perhaps … [read full article]

DMCA Law To Make Unlocking Phones Illegal After January 26th

T-Mobile’s “bring your own phone” campaign is about to take a bit of a dive as the Digital Millennium Copyright Act will make it illegal to jailbreak and unlock phones. According to the act, it is illegal to  unlock both tablets and phones without permission from your wireless provider. Back in last October, the DMCA determined that a 90 day window would be available during which people could still buy a phone … [read full article]

CyanogenMod Breathes New Life Into T-Mobile G2 With CM10.1

In yet another reason why the folks from XDA are an Android users best friend, some crafty devs have taken CyanogenMod 10 code and placed it on a T-Mobile G2. There’s no question this reinvigorates a device that has been stuck at Android 2.3 for as long as I can remember. While it may not run as fast as todays handsets, the software is definitely good enough for daily driving. The ROM is … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Training Videos Pop Up On Vimeo, “Ask Why…”

Some new T-Mobile training videos popped up on Vimeo today, presumably indicating how the company is instructing sales staff to sell a particular operating system as well as the service itself. The videos cover rate plans, overcoming customer hesitations as well as closing deals for Android, Windows Phone and even Blackberry sales. The videos aren’t going to win any awards for production, but they are simple, straight forward and should be very easy for an employee to … [read full article]

Watch Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Rock The T-Mobile G1

This is so awesome I’m not even sure I should write about this or just let you watch the video. We all know using Jelly Bean on the T-Mobile G1 as a daily driver is impractical and we were already impressed when developers were able to squeeze Ice Cream Sandwich onto the original Android device, the T-Mobile G1. Now mind = blown as developers have ported Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to … [read full article]

Having Problems With Your Galaxy Nexus GPS After Jelly Bean?

A recent tweet in our direction indicated a GPS problem affecting Galaxy Nexus owners who have recently updated to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is causing some of you a headache. A good number of you responded back that you too are also having similar problems as our original Tweeter. A new Android Central post this morning highlights a super-easy fix that will hopefully end all the problems you’ve had with … [read full article]

CyanogenMod Releases Preview Builds For CM10 On The Galaxy S III

Galaxy S III owners looking to get some CyanogenMod 10 action in their life should take note of a new preview build now available for the Galaxy S III. As with all preview builds, this is definitely not a fully baked recipe for CM10, but the preview builds are available over on XDA-Developers. With a preview build, anyone willing to take the leap should recognize that almost nothing is guaranteed to … [read full article]

Motorola DROID 4, DROID BIONIC And DROID RAZR Work On T-Mobile’s EDGE Network

This story personifies why Android is an awesome platform as it allows for hacking, tweaking, rooting, and tinkering as the folks at XDA make a very cool discovery. As it turns out, the Motorola DROID BIONIC running on Verizon Wireless actually supports global GSM bands for use on both AT&T and T-Mobile networks. At first, the idea was dismissed, but after working deeper and deeper into the phone’s hardware, it was discovered that … [read full article]

Official Ice Cream Sandwich Update ROM For HTC Ruby/Amaze 4G Hits XDA

While we’re still waiting for T-Mobile and HTC to announce the official releases of both the HTC Sensation 4G and Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich updates — but if you’re comfortable doing a little hacking and tweaking on your Android device, XDA has you covered. The “official ICS update for Ruby,” the Amaze 4G codename is now available from XDA-Developers.com.  It looks like the download has come to a crawl, but if you … [read full article]