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What We Missed Last Weekend: AT&T Buried Changes To Their Upgrade Period

Nothing says major press event like a buried change “company y” hopes will go unnoticed. This is exactly what AT&T tried (and mostly failed) this past weekend with the internal announcement of some changes to their upgrade period. In the buzz leading up to Apple’s big press event, perhaps AT&T hoped these changes would go unnoticed by the world at large…instead chalk up one more reason not to be a AT&T customer and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Father’s Day Sale Offers iPhone 5 For $0 Down

T-Mobile’s Father’s Day sale will mark the last chance to grab the iPhone 5 for $0 down. The offer, first announced back on April 10th is the same promotion T-Mobile highlighted this past Mother’s Day. The offer, which lasts through June 16th allows well-qualified customers to bring in their iPhone 4S or iPhone 4 devices to get the iPhone 5 for $0 down plus monthly payments. Depending on the value … [read full article]

Apple Introduces A Completely Redesigned iOS 7 At Developer Conference

Any complaints about iOS being stale and in desparate need of a revamp got their wish today and in some ways, it’s truly Apple and something else entirely. First and foremost is the completley revamped design and I do mean everything…from the fonts, to the color schemes, to the icons themselves, it’s all very different. There’s no question this is a brand new iOS, for better or worse the moment you load this up on … [read full article]

BlackBerry Z10 Updated To BlackBerry OS 10.1, Improves Device Performance

BlackBerry Z10 owners take note as a new update is headed your way with a host of improvements, new features and more. BlackBerry OS 10.1 arrives as a over-the-air update or through BlackBerry Link and “improves device performance, provides additional security, and resolves several known issues.” The OTA update kicks off today by hitting Settings > About > Category > OS and view “Software Release.” There’s a change-log including the new features … [read full article]

SoftBank Eyeing T-Mobile As Plan B Option If Sprint Buyout Falls Through?

It’s about time another T-Mobile buyout rumor surfaced because we’ve clearly gone way to long without one of those. This time Reuters is reporting that SoftBank, the Japanese carrier is eyeing a possible deal with T-Mobile if their Sprint buyout falls through. SoftBank and Deutsche Telekom had been in talks last year about a potential deal and have had periodic discussions since then according to Reuters sources. The Sprint deal which was … [read full article]

LTE Sightings Ramp Up Nationwide As T-Mobile Looks To Meet Its Summer Goal

T-Mobile’s LTE sightings have ramped up again this week with a host of reports coming out of Dayton and Akron, Ohio; San Diego, Anaheim, Fresno and across San Bernadino county in California. Last but least are a few sightings popping up intermittently out of the Boston area. San Diego is the clear winner here as the lions share of emails I’ve received since Monday show off plenty of network activity across the … [read full article]

[Update: Debunked] T-Mobile Gives Users Full Use of Network As Competitors Throttle iOS Users

  Update: Turns out these allegations have been debunked, folks. The guys over at AnandTech have dug deeper into the source code in question and have disproven the claims that Apple throttles data throughput on iOS devices. Check out their in-depth analysis of the claims here. Just goes to show that you can’t trust everything you read, even if it comes from those nice fellas over at TmoNews. A new report by Joseph Brown over at … [read full article]

HTC One Retail Rollout Goes Nationwide Today As BlackBerry Q10 Launches

A quick public service announcement this morning as the HTC One is now available at every single T-Mobile retail store nationwide. After initially rolling out at less than 300 stores across the US, the One inventory is now stable enough to support a nationwide rollout. If you’ve been eager to find the device and have been unable to do so at any of your local T-Mobile company-owned … [read full article]

T-Mobile Has A Plan To Boost Its LTE Network: “Moar Antennas For Everyone”

A major tip of the cap goes out to Kevin Fitchard over at GigaOM for nailing down this story on T-Mobile’s plan to “supercharge” its LTE network. As Fitchard points out right from the start, T-Mobile’s place as the last national carrier to launch a LTE network provides it with some extra benefits including using the most up-to-date radios on the market. T-Mobile’s keeping silent on most of the details, but Fitchard and … [read full article]

Sony Xperia Z Support Documents Begin Appearing On T-Mobile’s Website

A hat tip goes out to the guys at G4Games for first noticing the appearance of a whole bunch of Sony Xperia Z support documents on T-Mobile’s website. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen support documents appear as part of a puzzle piece for unannounced T-Mobile devices. Unfortunately, the documents are still private and require a login to view but it provides yet another piece of … [read full article]

Google Releases New Android Distribution Chart As Jelly Bean Gains On Gingerbread

A new month means a new Android distribution chart and that’s exactly what we have for you this morning. Some more good news for Jelly Bean as it continues to scratch at the Gingerbread man as it moves from 28.4% of all Android devices to 33%. For its part, Gingerbread remains the Android software leader at 36.5% but our expectation now has that lead finally changing hands perhaps as soon as next … [read full article]