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Microsoft Says Support For Windows Phone 8 Will Last Until July 2014

While Lumia 710 owners learned the hard way final decisions on future software updates for devices rests with the carriers, Microsoft is announcing their life-cycle for Windows Phone 8. Microsoft has generally avoided placing specific timelines for supporting devices, but has now confirmed that Windows Phone 8 will be supported through July 8th, 2014, and Windows Phone 7.8 supported through September 9th of next year. Those dates line up with Microsoft’s brief mention that they … [read full article]

(Updated) T-Mobile’s LTE Network Gets Official Trial Run As LTE Update Releases For Galaxy Note II

  Update: T-Mobile’s support page for the Samsung Galaxy Note II now includes the latest update.  T-Mobile’s LTE network is beginning to show some signs of life as a number of sites just posted some hands-on results conducted in New York City last week. That means some good news for Galaxy Note II owners as the long-awaited LTE software update finally rolls out beginning today. The tests, conducted by … [read full article]

I’m Bringing TmoNews YouTube Back…Starting With Some Hands-On Of The Galaxy S 4

That’s right, I’m bringing the TmoNews YouTube channel back from — wherever it’s been lately. I’m kicking things off with some content from the Galaxy S 4 unveiling and I know the videos are a few days late, but between traveling, learning iMovie, diaper changing and getting past my nerves it’s taken me a few days to get these ready. Clearly I need an intern. Anyways, I know the videos are rough and I know I have … [read full article]

Public Service Reminder: New Premium Handset Protection Coverage Rolls Out Today

A quick public service reminder for all you in T-Mobile land as today, March 17th marks some changes to the carriers Premium Handset Protection plans. As of today, an “additional PHP tier has been added for higher end devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note and Note II. In addition, the existing insurance deductible for the current Tiers will be updated to better align with our increasingly powerful and expensive phone lineup.” … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE Network Spotted In New York City As Company Highlights 49 iPhone Ready Cities

T-Mobile’s LTE network is still on the slow path to success, but thanks to TmoNews reader @milanmilanovic, we’re getting a first look at LTE in New York City. It’s definitely still in the planning stages and while it’s not nearly ready for public use, we’re just happy to know there’s progress. In order to get on to the network, Milanovic stated that he forced his way on to the network and manually searched with … [read full article]

T-Mobile New Classic And Prepaid Plans, Classic Available At All National Resellers

While T-Mobile’s corporate owned retail stores will go live with a Value Plan only environment on March 24th, National Retailers are launching a total revamp of the company’s Classic Plans. Why two sets of rate plans you ask? The simple answer is that T-Mobile’s national retailers like Target, Walmart and Best Buy can’t support the Value Plan structure of commissions paid out by the carrier. In the cases of corporate stores where T-Mobile … [read full article]