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T-Mobile Announces Hiring Of New Chief Marketing Officer

T-Mobile announced late yesterday the appointment of Michael Sievert as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer, effective November 19th: “Mike is a unique creative genius, and his track record as a disruptive force in tech and telecom couldn’t be better suited to our plans to redefine wireless as America’s un-carrier,” said John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile USA. “This is a critical and incredibly exciting time for T-Mobile as we race forward … [read full article]

T-Mobile Execs: We See More Industry Consolidation Down The Road

Speaking at the 12th annual Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecommunications conference, T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray and T-Mobile COO Jim Alling both spoke about the company’s future with MetroPCS and the industry beyond. For Alling’s behalf, he discussed the idea that more industry consolidation is coming and that the possibility of going from four national carriers to three remains a distinct possibility. “Is it possible that four major players could go down to … [read full article]

Costco Gets In On The Two Day Samsung Sale Fun

T-Mobile’s not the only one getting in on the Samsung Two-Day sale as Costco launches their “4G Samsung Smartphone Sale.” Running for two days only, today November 16th and tomorrow, November 17th, Costco’s special offer is on the Galaxy S II and Galaxy S III devices. The deal requires a new two-year agreement (new lines and qualifying upgrades )on any Classic Unlimited Talk and Text plan along with qualifying Unlimited Nationwide 4G … [read full article]

Apple, Samsung Both Win Motions To Add New Infringement Claims To Upcoming Trial

US Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal granted both Samsung and Apple new infringement claims to the second patent lawsuit both companies are now embroiled in. Samsung, for its part will add the iPhone 5 to its patent-infringement claims while Apple will add the Galaxy Note, US version of the Galaxy S III and Jelly Bean. The addition of Jelly Bean software is limited to the software running on Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus device. “Apple … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Two-Day Samsung Sale Kicks Off This Morning

Todays the big day as T-Mobile’s two-day Samsung sale kicks off this morning with a host of special pricing on the company’s Samsung lineup. New and existing eligible customers can take advantage of this sale and it does work for both Classic and Value Plan customers. When signing up with a two-year agreement and any qualifying plan, customers will receive a mail-in rebate for the total out-of-pocket cost on Classic plans and … [read full article]

Play Store, T-Mobile Nexus 4 Orders Backordered As Much As Three Weeks?

For those who ordered the Nexus in the last 24 hours, I’d keep an eye on your inbox as emails are going out en masse alerting at least some individuals that their orders are delayed. There doesn’t seem to be any indicators as to which orders are being delayed, only that the delay is expected to take around three weeks. The email itself not only applies to some T-Mobile orders, but … [read full article]

Did Local (Universal) Search Get Restored In Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update?

In what appears to be a little known development from yesterdays Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update, Samsung looks to have snuck local search back into their TouchWiz software. Local Search, if you’ll recall was removed from the Galaxy S III in response to Apple’s lawsuits courtesy of a maintenance update this past August. The update deleted the option for local search on all T-Mobile Galaxy S III devices. Now, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Full Smartphone/Tablet Holiday Lineup Now Available

Barring any wild and unforeseen releases of which we don’t expect any, T-Mobile’s complete smartphone and tablet holiday lineup is now available. With the launch of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1,” Windows Phone 8X, Nokia Lumia 810, Nexus 4 this week joining the release of the Galaxy Note II and LG Optimus L9, T-Mobile is now ready to offer something for everyone this season. As an … [read full article]

Nexus 4 Public Service Announcement Part Two: No Expandable Memory On The Nexus 4

Against my better judgment I’m bringing yet another error to light and letting the T-Mobile world know based in no small part due to the volume of email I’m still receiving, the Nexus 4 does not have expandable memory. This marks the second time this week we’ve taken to the blog to correct a T-Mobile website error that has begun spiraling out of control. The first of course was the sudden … [read full article]

(Updated) Wirefly Offers Up Great Pricing On Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810

Update: The very same deals are offered through Target’s Mobile Store which is powered by Simplexity, the same company that operates Wirefly.  If you’re looking to score a deal on the newly launched Windows Phone 8X and Lumia 810, Wirefly might be the best place to look. Right now the Windows Phone 8X is available for $129 on both new lines and qualifying upgrades. The Lumia 810 will … [read full article]