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Samsung Announces Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Updates “In The Coming Months”

So, about that post on the Galaxy S III Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update being delayed till 2013—- Samsung just sent out the following press release announcing the update as available “in the coming months.” We’d be remiss if we didn’t say that the “coming months” sounds suspiciously like 2013 could be the real deal. “Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung Mobile) – the No.1 mobile phone provider in the United States and … [read full article]

Rumor: Samsung’s Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update Not Hitting Till 2013?

As with all rumored timeframes for Android updates, we urge you to take this with a grain of salt. According to The Examiner, a Samsung spokesperson stated that the US variants of the Galaxy S III will be the last to receive the update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade. The report states that “save for Sprint,” the update for T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and other carrier variants of the S III will … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Hits T-Mobile.com, “Coming Soon”

It’s with little surprise that we get word last night that T-Mobile placed the Samsung Galaxy Note II, in both Titanium Gray and Marble White up on their website as “coming soon.” This is a pretty standard move for T-Mobile prior to the the introduction of a new smartphone, though it doesn’t really give us an indication as to when the phone will actually launch. There are no surprises with the listing on … [read full article]

ISIS Mobile Wallet Android App Shows Up In Google Play Store

With yesterdays confirmation that T-Mobile was prepping to launch their ISIS Mobile Wallet trial in Salt Lake City, Utah and Austin, Texas on October 22nd, comes the release of the ISIS Mobile Wallet app for Android. The app itself requires that you have an ISIS ready SIM card which can be picked up at retail stores in the two test pilot locations beginning sometime next week. Reminder: This app will not … [read full article]

Analyst Says “Next Year” For T-Mobile To Finally Offer The iPhone

As a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, my immediate reaction to Morgan Stanley analyst Nick Delfas claiming that T-Mobile will “announce official iPhone distribution in early 2013” is to remember how many times we’ve said “wait till next year.” Cub fans the world over will recognize that as the unofficial model of a team which hasn’t won a world series in over 100 years. It’s also the same thing we say in the T-Mobile … [read full article]

(Updated) Daily Steal: Samsung Galaxy Nexus On Sale For $319.99

Update: Turns out this Daily Steal is affiliated with 1saleaday, a website notorious for ridiculously long shipping times. At this point, we’d urge you to buy with caution as it’s still a good deal, but the extra $30 spent in the Google Play store may give you more piece of mind.  There’s obviously a lot of anticipation surrounding the next-generation Nexus smartphone announcement, but that doesn’t mean we can just ignore the … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s “Bring Your Own Device” Store Banners Reappear Sans iPhone

After the news that T-Mobile would no longer use the “Apple iPhone” name in their “Bring your own device” campaign, we knew it was just a matter of time before new marketing material dropped. As we see in the image above in these newly acquired images, T-Mobile is still directly targeting AT&T smartphone owners with unlocked devices emphasizing the opportunity to save up to $50 per month. That’s pretty much the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Lights Up 1900 UMTS Refarm In Kansas City, Second Location To Launch

Kansas City residents take note as T-Mobile officially announces the “City of Fountains” as the second location to go live with the 1900 UMTS refarm. Kansas City receives “enhanced voice and data coverage, as well as faster speeds on unlocked devices, including the iPhone.” T-Mobile expects to announce “many other markets this year.” This is great news, … [read full article]

T-Mobile ISIS Mobile Wallet Pilot Launching October 22nd

The time is finally here as T-Mobile and the ISIS team prepares to officially launch their pilot Mobile Wallet application on October 22nd. Thanks to this blurry-cam image, we can see that the ISIS Mobile Wallet application will finally makes its way to the Play Store on October 22nd. As of now, the pilot trial will begin in Salt Lake City, Utah and Austin, Texas. In order to use the ISIS Mobile … [read full article]

MetroPCS Shareholders File Suit To Block Deutsche Telekom Merger

According to a brand new lawsuit filed in Dallas, Texas, the merger between T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS is “cheating shareholders” through a “drastically undervalued” merger. Under the agreed upon terms of the deal, MetroPCS declares a 1-for-2 reverse stock split and makes a $1.5 billion cash payment to its shareholders, or $4.09 a share. The company will then issue 74 percent of … [read full article]

(Update: Confirmed) Report: SoftBank To Buy 70 Percent Stake In Sprint Nextel Corp

Update: SoftBank, Sprint held a press conference early this morning to officially announce the acquisition.  With reports surfacing right before the end of the week that Japan’s third largest wireless provider was interested in purchasing a controlling share in Sprint Nextel Corp, comes reports that a deal has been reached between the two companies. A … [read full article]