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Is This T-mobile’s First Windows Phone 8 Smartphone? With LTE?

Windows Phone fans, now would be a really great time to pay attention as believe we’ve discovered T-Mobile’s first Windows Phone 8 device — with LTE. That’s right, your eyes are not deceiving you as the user agent string indicates this device is  running Microsoft Internet Explorer 10, which tells us this is running Microsoft’s newest OS. The better news, tucked away inside the radio portion of the document is a listing for … [read full article]

Rumor: T-Mobile Testing Names For New Unlimited 4G Data Plan?

We’ve heard whispers of T-Mobile considering the idea of bringing back something resembling an “unlimited” 4G plan, but haven’t had any concrete proof that idea has made it out of the conference room so to speak, until now. Granted, this image of a survey going around to random T-Mobile customers isn’t a definitive sign it will come, but it’s the first “evidence we’ve seen that T-Mobile has moved beyond the “thinking about it” … [read full article]

T-Mobile, HTC Update G2, myTouch 3G Slide With Minor Updates, No Desserts

Suffice to say that anyone getting their hopes up for an Ice Cream Sandwich update on either device should already be well past a point of understanding that may never happen. It appears that older devices such as the T-Mobile G2 and myTouch 3G Slide just aren’t on the radar for various treats such as Ice Cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean. Be that as it may, there are still bug fixes … [read full article]

Report: T-Mobile Is The Target Of A Trujillo Private Equity Buyout

Oh here we go again as former telecommunications executive Sol Trujillo is said to be working on finding private-equity firms interesting in financing a buyout of part or all of T-Mobile USA. Trujillo, the former head of phone companies U.S. West Communications, Orange SA  and Australia’s Telstra Corp has approached at least two private-equity firms: KKR & Co and Blackstone Group LP about bidding for all or part of the nation’s fourth largest carrier. … [read full article]

TmoNews Reviews The Meizu MX, Pentaband Unlocked Glory

Editors Note: This isn’t a typical review for TmoNews as this isn’t a T-Mobile branded device. However, given T-Mobile’s current refarming project and the notion that we’ll seen be able to use a multitude of unlocked and non-T-Mobile phones on the network, I’m going to step up some reviews of devices that will work on T-Mobile’s network.  When it comes to T-Mobile, one of the many things I love about the Magenta network … [read full article]

Will T-Mobile Carry A Black Galaxy S III, Or Are My Eyes Just Playing Tricks?

Ok, so it’s ENTIRELY possible this is nothing at all and it’s just our eyes playing tricks on us, but that looks suspiciously like a black Galaxy S III. Now, under normal circumstances I’d shrug it off and say “nah, just the lighting,” but on the heels of Samsung’s official Facebook account leaking the existence of a Black Galaxy S III, things get a little more interesting. What tops this … [read full article]

T-Mobile Joins With Other National Carriers To Form Mobile Payments Committee

The use of mobile payments in the “real world” still seems a long way off, but a newly formed group calling itself the Mobile Payments Committee hopes to make some real progress in the field. The group includes all four major US carriers — AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon, along with Google, ISIS, PayPal, Verifone and Intuit. Electronic Transactions Association CEO Jason Oxman announced the formation of the group saying: “There are a … [read full article]

Apple, Samsung Trial Yields Sales Figures For All US Phones Sold

Ah yes, another day in the Apple vs Samsung trial that yields some interesting sales figures and stats. This time, we’re getting a look at both companies sales figures beginning from when Samsung’s original Galaxy series lineup first went on sale. Most important to us of course is how T-Mobile handsets have performed and thankfully, we can tell exactly that. For the Samsung Vibrant, it sold close to 973,000 units in 2010 … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Secret Wirefly Friends Pricing For The Galaxy Note: $179.99

Feeling burned by Walmart’s sudden reversal on their seemingly to-good-to-be-true pricing for the Galaxy Note this week? That’s ok, because Wirefly is stepping in with their very own “secret” pricing on their “hidden” website with a price $179.99. That’s right, the pricing is good for both new and qualifying upgrade customers, though don’t ask about the off contract price, that Walmart “special no contract price” was one-in-a-million. So, if you … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s JD Power Downward Slide Continues With New Wireless Purchase Experience Study

Oh how the mighty have fallen as the bad news day for T-Mobile continues after their quarterly earnings show yet another quarter of customer losses, a new JD Power study once again places T-Mobile in dead last. This semi-annual study “evaluates the wireless purchase experience of customers using any one of three contact channels: phone calls with sales representatives; visits to a retail wireless store; and on the Web. Overall customer … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze Q Press Shot Hints At Release Date

Hi there Galaxy S Blaze Q press shot and thanks for bringing us an image with a date of August 15th, which just so happens to be the date we’ve called for the release of said device. It tends to become a pattern with both HTC and Samsung hinting at release or announcement dates with their press images, and this case appears no different. We’re still looking at this device with … [read full article]