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T-Mobile Dropping MobileLife Album Support, Switching Users To Google Drive

MobileLife Albums users on T-Mobile should take note as the carrier prepares to shut down the service as of June 30th. All won’t be lost however as T-Mobile has partnered with Google to offer a new home for all your MobileLife content. T-Mobile states in their FAQ that rather than go “head-to-head” against world-class competition and their “compelling photo storage services,” they decided its best to offer customers the “best in-class functionality offered by … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Mother’s Day Advertising Features Existing “$0 Down” iPhone 5 Trade-In Offer

T-Mobile’s advertising for Mother’s Day weekend will focus heavily on the iPhone 5 and the trade-in promotion that has been ongoing since April 12th. That advertising itself will see three national newspaper insertions as well as papers in the top 20 markets. The offer allows both new and existing qualified customers to trade-in an iPhone 4 or 4S and receive a trade-in amount that helps wipe out the down payment on the iPhone 5. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Shakes Up the Industry; Competitors Respond to the Uncarrier

We all know that T-Mobile’s new Uncarrier campaign is risky and refreshing, bound to cause a change in the US wireless industry. As we guessed, just a month after the launch of the Uncarrier campaign, Magenta’s competitors are already responding to TMo’s Simple Choice plans. Pronounced “A-O” and short for All in One, Aio Wireless is a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T, operating on AT&T’s HSPA+ network. Aio Wireless is AT&T’s response to Simple Choice, … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces Retail Availability For Lumia 521, Wi-Fi Calling And All

While the Lumia 521 has already been on sale through the Home Shopping Network and as a steal of a sale for $129 at Walmart, it’s finally coming to T-Mobile stores on May 22nd. The Lumia 521 will be available on T-Mobile’s Simple Choice plans for $29.99 down payment with 24 monthly payments of $5. The biggest get with the Lumia 521 and somehow I glossed over it before is … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s CEO Aims To Cut Costs While Maintaining Aggressive UNcarrier Approach

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To say that T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere is a different sort of CEO than the mobile industry has seen in some time would be putting it mildly. Gone are the stuffy suits and standard industry talk and in is the trash-talking, sport-coat wearing John Legere. His time spent at Global Crossing as CEO minted his belief that things she look cheap and be cheap, a philosophy he … [read full article]

Public Service Announcement: Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 Available In “Select” T-Mobile Stores Today

A quick public service announcement for all you Galaxy S 4 fans out there as the device officially becomes available at “select” T-Mobile retail stores today. The list of locations is fairly limited so calling ahead is your best bet…but now you don’t have to stare outside for the FedEx/UPS man to arrive. Instead, head down to one of your local T-Mobile company-owned stores and go hands-on and hopefully find one … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reports First Positive Quarterly Results Since 2009, Sells 500,000 iPhones In First Month

With T-Mobile releasing preliminary numbers during the first few days of April, we had a pretty good idea of what their first quarter results would show. As the official numbers released early this morning, the news is mostly positive, though there is still plenty of work to be done before we can officially call anything a complete “turnaround.” The first bit of bad news is that its revenue dipped 7% year-over-year … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Newest Commercial “Pipes” Takes Another Swipe At AT&T

T-Mobile just isn’t letting up on AT&T, data congestion and the iPhone 5. First we had Mousetraps, then Frankenstein, a man frozen in ice and now…pipes! Pipes with colored liquid representing data congestion! Hey T-Mobile, why not take some cheap shots at Sprint…a company whose data speeds really suck. Have you seen their LTE speeds? I can build a website faster than Sprint customers can view one on of their fancy LTE smartphones. … [read full article]

Walmart Selling The Lumia 521 For $129, If You Can Find It That Is

While T-Mobile’s current state of affairs on their Windows Phone lineup is still questionable, the newly launched Lumia 521 is on sale for a steal at Walmart. It’s already out of stock from over the weekend and store availability is limited, but if you can track one down they make a great backup smartphone or introductory phone for the kids. Hit the Walmart link below to begin your search … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Software Update Improves Visual Voicemail, ISIS App

Samsung Galaxy S 4 owners should keep an eye out for a small maintenance update this morning bringing two minor updates to the recently launched flagship smartphone. According to T-Mobile’s support page, the update “improves the Visual Voicemail app and includes ISIS app improvements.” You remember Project ISIS, don’t you…that mobile payment system we’re STILL waiting to launch nationwide? You can go about receiving the update in one of two … [read full article]

Sony Xperia Z Tablet Hits FCC Complete With T-Mobile Ready LTE Bands

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything on the topic of a new tablet for T-Mobile, but perhaps that’s all about to change. Enter the Sony Xperia Tablet Z which just passed through the FCC approval process complete with T-Mobile compatible LTE bands. Given that the tablet doesn’t have the requisite two bands (Band 4 and 17 are required for AT&T, just Band 4 for T-Mobile) for AT&T, the only deduction left … [read full article]