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Nokia Lumia 710 Tango Software Update Coming June 20th

Lumia 710 owners take not, come June 20th you’ll want to be on the lookout for the Windows Phone *Tango* update. Windows Phone update 7.10.8773 brings a host of improvements and additions that are definitely worth the upgrade. Users will be notified through push notifications sent from Microsoft informing them the update is available through the Zune software. Internet sharing enabled Resolves keyboard disappearing randomly Resolves unlock screen getting stuck Improvements to uplink … [read full article]

Will Samsung Renew Focus On Bada At The Expense Of Android?

I have to preface this story and say that we are really taking some liberty with the new Samsung Electronics’ CEO comments as he calls for the company to redouble focus on its BADA software, hinting at a possible move to build up their own proprietary system. Which has us asking, what about Android? Android’s meteoric rise has helped pushed Samsung to very top of the smartphone sales charts and is something that the … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps Users Average 1.3GB Of Data Per Month

With T-Mobile Senior Vice President Dave Mayo coming out and discussing a bit on T-Mobile’s current network modernization project, we almost lost comments from T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer, Neville Ray. Ray dropped one very interesting factoid during a presentation at the NGMN conference in San Francisco — T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42Mbps smartphone users consume 1.3GB of data per month on average. This figure of course comes just two weeks after a T-Mobile “expert” … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Father’s Day Sale Is A Go, Carly Orders You Down To T-Mobile Stores

Just a quick reminder for all you deal-hunting folks that T-Mobile’s Father’s Day sale officially kicked off this morning with ALL 4G smartphones and select broadband devices free with qualifying plans. This offer is good for both new and eligible existing customers, receiving their devices for free after a mail-in rebate. All offers require a new two-year contract on any qualifying unlimited Classic plan or $0.00 down payment after mail-in rebate when signing … [read full article]

Future QWERTY T-Mobile Samsung Smartphone Found Hanging In The Wild

Still wondering about that upcoming SGH-T699 Samsung smartphone headed to T-Mobile? Well, wonder no more! First, let’s back pedal for a moment and talk about our earlier speculation that this could be the Galaxy Nexus, a hypothesis that may have been based as much on facts as hopes and dreams. Clearly, we wanted this to be something it isn’t. Now, with the above picture we know exactly what it is. I’ve only … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says “Making Great Progress” On 4G Network Modernization

T-Mobile Senior Vice President Dave Mayo took to the company’s Insight and Issues blog this afternoon and provided us with a brief update on T-Mobile’s current 4G network modernization progress. Let’s hit some of the high-points as Mayo says that the first 400 modernized GSM/HSPA+ sites will be completed by the end of June, with more than 2,500 sites installed by the end of July. Of course, those sites are likely scattered … [read full article]

Samsung’s S-Voice Pitted Against Siri, Who Comes Out On Top?

With iOS 6, Apple’s latest iOS operating system providing Siri with a much-needed boost, it was only a matter of time before decided to pit the reigning champion of voice technology against Samsung’s S-Voice. The result is a pretty favorable comparison, showing S-Voice can hold its own well enough against the “new and improved” Siri. Still, it’s pretty clear that Siri was the inspiration for S-Voice, everything from the bubble conversation to … [read full article]

So How Did Samsung Keep The Galaxy S III Launch Secret?

Still wondering how Samsung kept the Galaxy S III unveiling a well-kept secret right up until the May 3rd launch? A new blog post on Samsung’s official company blog, Samsung Tomorrow, provides a little insight on how all the secrecy went down. First things first, just how secret was the project? Well, Samsung engineer Buyong-Joon Lee had to deny what he was working on to his 11-year old son, even so the boy … [read full article]

Full Price Breakdown On All T-Mobile 4G Devices For Upcoming Father’s Day Sale

Looking for a complete price breakdown for T-Mobile’s upcoming Father’s Day sale? We’ve got you covered as every device T-Mobile will have on sale, be it for Classic or Value plans is covered in this document which just landed in our inbox. You’ll find the upfront cost on both Classic and Value rate plans, along with your anticipated rebate and net cost of $0.00 after rebate. It’s pretty simple actually, what’s not … [read full article]

HTC CEO Peter Chou: We’re Not Concentrating On The Low-End Market Anymore

HTC CEO Peter Chou has told the Wall Street Journal that his company will not cater to the low-end market anymore. Chou told the WSJ that the Taiwanese manufacturer will not “Destroy their brand image,” so they won’t sell “cheap, cheap phones” just to boost the bottom line. “We don’t want to destroy our brand image…We insist on using better materials to make better products that offer premium experience. Many consumers like that.” … [read full article]

Deal Alert: HTC One S Available For $99 At Best Buy, Good For New Accounts And Upgrades

Do you hate rebates? Do you need a phone TODAY and just can’t wait until T-Mobile’s weekend sale? Good news as Best Buy has dropped the price of the HTC One S to $99.99 for both new and upgrade eligible accounts for a limited time. No word on how long this deal will last and since most Best Buy stores don’t carry T-Mobile these days, this is one deal you’ll have … [read full article]

Apple Won’t Block Galaxy S III Launch, Will Still Go To Trial

Apple won’t be able to stop the June 21st launch of the Galaxy S III as US District Judge Lucy Koh denied Apple’s request for an early injunction due to having no time to hear the case before the date. Unfortunately, this does not affect the trial date itself, which will go on as planned, just not before the launch itself as Apple had hoped. For both sides, this is a pretty … [read full article]