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StarStar Me For T-Mobile Shown Off In YouTube Video

Yesterdays launch of the StarStar Me platform on T-Mobile left many folks scratching their head as to why they might want to use this service? A fair question to be sure, but there is definitely an argument to made for using a **me number against having to constantly hand out your phone number. In some regard, I can see businesses getting more use out of this than individuals, but if its something that interests you, perhaps … [read full article]

Google Releases The Nexus 4 Once Again Into The Play Store Wild

The title says it all, it’s available — and there’s limited quantities so you should already be clicking onto the Play Store page linked below. Both the 8GB and 16GB models are said to ship in 1 – 2 weeks and we all know this could be a gracious time for shipping. Regardless, inventory won’t last forever so acting fast is your best option unless you want to go down the Best … [read full article]

Seattle, Las Vegas Residents Can Put T-Mobile To The Test For 7 Days

T-Mobile’s let loose a quiet promotion for residents of Seattle and Las Vegas in the past few weeks and with it coming back onto my radar, we can only hope this deal extends to other markets in the future. T-Mobile isn’t keeping this one under any sort of wraps as my memory was refreshed after a @tmobile retweet last night by someone taking advantage of this opportunity. According to the landing … [read full article]

First T-Mobile LTE Speed Tests Spotted In Kansas City?

T-Mobile’s first LTE markets of Kansas City and Las Vegas are set to go live within a matter of weeks, and now at least one XDA Developer user is seeing signs of life. The very first LTE speed test we’ve seen for T-Mobile’s LTE network, at least of the public variety shows around 10Mbps downlink and 5Mbps uplink. The speed test itself was taken in the Kansas City, Kansas area with … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Offering Nexus 4 With T-Mobile Contract For $149

Eat your heart out Best Buy as is offering the Nexus 4 for just $149 with a two-year agreement. That unbelievably awesome price is good for both new and qualifying upgrade customers. You’ll be hard pressed to find a better price on this device and we’re told quantities are very limited. In other words, act fast, like so fast you should have already hit the link at the end of this … [read full article]

Best Buy Lists Nexus 4 For T-Mobile, Get It Before It’s Gone

Well, would you look at that? Here’s another chance for those of you still trying desperately to get your hands on the Nexus 4 with everyone’s “favorite electronics retailer” Best Buy offering up the device for sale. Hat tip goes to the folks at Android Police for spotting the device up for grabs. Priced at $199, the device is said to “usually ship in 3-5 days” but we all know … [read full article]

T-Mobile Joins The StarStar Me Ranks, Lets You Use Your Name Instead Of Phone Number

Zoove, the folks behind the StarStar Me platform announced the availability of their StarStar service as now available to T-Mobile customers nationwide. “StarStar Me offers customers a personalized mobile phone number such as a name or favorite word and the ability to manage calls through the StarStar Me app.” In other words, you can dial **David and find me on the other end, metaphorically speaking that is. The service does work across smartphones and features phones, which … [read full article]

T-Mobile Releases Statement Regarding DMCA Phone Unlocking Restrictions

With the clock ticking toward the January 26th DMCA deadline for unlocked phones, T-Mobile has released a statement indicating their position. This is an unfortunate kink in T-Mobile’s “bring your own phone” campaign and one that will hopefully be rectified soon. Unfortunately, T-Mobile must adhere to the letter of the law and advises customers to contact the device manufacturer or AT&T directly to request the unlock code for any device they … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Samsung Galaxy Note II On Sale For $229 At Best Buy

Looking for a deal on the Galaxy Note II? Take a glimpse at Best Buy with a new two-year contract good for both new and qualifying upgrades. The $229 price is well below the $369 price (after mail-in rebate) now offered at T-Mobile stores. The Galaxy Note II needs little introduction round these parts and with the promise of a future update to activate the “hidden” LTE inside, the Note II is … [read full article]

T-Mobile Showcases HD Voice With 30 Second YouTube Clip

T-Mobile’s CES announcement for HD Voice was a happy surprise and now T-Mobile is making an effort to get the word out. With a thirty-second YouTube clip, T-Mobile is showing the before and after voice quality using HD Voice. The difference is obviously noticeable given that the advertisement is straight from T-Mobile, but there’s little question that HD Voice won’t make at least a small improvement on the Galaxy S III, HTC One S and Nokia … [read full article]

DMCA Law To Make Unlocking Phones Illegal After January 26th

T-Mobile’s “bring your own phone” campaign is about to take a bit of a dive as the Digital Millennium Copyright Act will make it illegal to jailbreak and unlock phones. According to the act, it is illegal to  unlock both tablets and phones without permission from your wireless provider. Back in last October, the DMCA determined that a 90 day window would be available during which people could still buy a phone … [read full article]

Galaxy S II Software Update Rolling Out Now

Galaxy S II owners should on the lookout today for a new software update rolling out Over The Air (OTA). This update, which began this morning includes a Qualcomm fix, security enhancements, and Vlingo S Voice improvements. The new update will move to Android version 4.0.4/Baseband version T989UVLI4. You can perform the update in one of two ways: Over the air (OTA) update to T989UVLI4: If you want to update to T989UVLI4, … [read full article]