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Untethered Podcast Episode 3 live tonight on Ustream!

Hey, all. Taylor here. I’m just dropping in to remind everyone that it’s Wednesday and we will be holding our third episode of the Untethered Podcast on Ustream tonight at 8 PM Eastern. We will be talking about all things Android (and other operating systems, too), coffee, how crazy David is and who knows what else. So join us in the Ustream chat room at 8(ish) for all kinds of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Sending Out Text Messages Announcing The End Of The AT&T Deal

I’ll assume for the moment that if you are reading this, you are already well-aware that AT&T’s offer to purchase T-Mobile was withdrawn by AT&T last week. If you haven’t already heard, AT&T withdrew their offer to purchase T-Mobile for $39 billion dollars. Glad that’s out of the way as we thought we’d post up this little nugget of goodness as T-Mobile began alerting customers regarding the ends of talks with AT&T via text message. … [read full article]

Google’s Andy Rubin Says 3.7 Million Android Devices Activated During Christmas Weekend

A big congrats to Google’s Andy Rubin announcing this morning via a Google+ posting that Android activations eclipsed 3.7 million during Christmas weekend. Stated another way, between December 24th and 25th, Android saw a whopping 3.7 million Android devices activated. “There were 3.7M Android activations on 12/24 and 12/15. Congrats team-Android.” The boom in Android growth has also led to the Android Market passing 10 billion downloads earlier this month. These … [read full article]

T-Mobile “Winter Sales Event” On The Horizon, Details Coming Later

This little goody just hit our inbox breaking down T-Mobile’s planned winter season marketing campaign. It’s filled with the usual marketing mumbo jumbo including what goes on the walls and windows at T-Mobile corporate locations. This is all pretty standard writing except for one line that catches our attention…the promise of a “Winter Sales Event” coming up in the near future. As the image itself states, info will come at a later date … [read full article]

The Continuing Saga Of The Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab Ice Cream Sandwich Update

The continuing saga of the Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab Ice Cream Sandwich update continues into yet another day as a new rumor suggests Samsung will release a “Value Pack” in lieu of the full Android 4.0 update. This “Value Pack” would bring some of the Ice Cream Features to the Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab line up without stressing the hardware as Samsung suggests would be the case with the full update. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile Follows Up On January Promise, Launches 25 4G Devices In 2011

T-Mobile announced just a short while ago the completion of a mission promised all the way back on January 6th, 2011 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. During the T-Mobile keynote, CEO Philip Humm announced that T-Mobile would launch 25 HSPA+ devices in 2011 and they’ve done exactly that. Furthermore, T-Mobile promised at least some of those devices would run on the 42Mbps HSPA+ network and they’ve achieved that with … [read full article]

HTC Bootloader Unlock Now Supports myTouch 4G Slide

HTC has kept their word, albeit slower than we expected to continue offering bootloader unlocks for various devices within their line up. As of today they’ve officially added the myTouch 4G Slide to the mix and that’s news we’re very happy to report. If you’re eager to unlock the 4G Slide bootloader, you can begin your quest at the HTCDev website linked below to get started. Happy unlocking. [read full article]

Samsung Rethinking Decision For Galaxy S And Galaxy Tab Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Due To Customer Response

Power to the people as Samsung is said to be reviewing their decision not to upgrade the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab Android devices to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The company is reportedly doing an about-face, as reported by ajnews in Korea, claiming the company will review the viability of updating those two devices in response to customer outcry. Samsung is reiterating its concerns of updating both devices with … [read full article]

Samsung To Unveil Galaxy S III At Mobile World Congress In February?

If you’re taking a pass on the Galaxy S II and you aren’t interested in picking up an unlocked Galaxy Nexus, perhaps you should set your sights on the Galaxy S III now said to be unveiled in February at Mobile World Congress. ETNews is reporting that Samsung will introduce the latest in its Galaxy S line in Barcelona, one year after it unveiled the Galaxy S II. The Galaxy S … [read full article]

The TmoNews Top 10 Biggest Stories Of 2011

Hello, TmoNews readers! I hope you all had a fantastic holiday weekend and now we are kicking off our second end- of-the-year post with a look at the top ten posts in 2011. Mind you, these posts have little to do with how much traffic hit the website on any particular day. Instead the posts made the list because they were the most looked at posts of the year. Trust me, they are … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom CEO Comments On Need For LTE Network In United States

Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann spoke to the Deutsche Telekom official corporate blogger on December 20th in Germany about the need for a LTE network on T-Mobile USA. In this two minute video, Obermann states the need for T-Mobile USA to move toward a future that involves a focus on LTE technology and finding more spectrum to meet that goal. For Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile USA to achieve that goal, spectrum will … [read full article]

LG Outlines Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade Schedule, No Mention Of T-Mobile G2x

As of this morning LG has outlined on its Facebook page its schedule for upgrading its international line of smartphone handsets to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The global upgrade schedule will begin in the second and third quarters of 2012, followed by a global rollout. Curiously enough, the second quarter of 2012 lists the “LG my Touch Q,” which I believe is an American-only T-Mobile model. It’s notable as it’s the … [read full article]