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T-Mobile Debuts Second iPhone 5 Commercial, “Mousetraps”

T-Mobile’s first iPhone 5 marketing spot debuted to the world the night before the smartphone officially went on sale nationwide. Now, with one of their “best weekends ever” behind them, T-Mobile is letting loose the second marketing spot titled “Mousetraps.” Clearly there is a play on the idea that “other” carriers bring you in with small pieces of cheese (subsidy) and (mouse)trap you with two-year agreements. As for T-Mobile, well, it’s just offering a … [read full article]

Samsung Posts “Coming Soon” Pages For White Frost, Black Mist Galaxy S 4s For T-Mobile

Pre-orders pages they are not, but Samsung has posted two “coming soon” pages for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 (SGH-M919) allowing you an opportunity do some time-wasting reading until the 1st of May. At the very least, you can get a look at the White Frost and the Black Mist color schemes and decide which one better suits you. There’s not a lot else to find or discover from these product pages, but … [read full article]

Eric Schmidt: Android Activations At 1.5 Million Per Day, Next Google Phones Are “Phenomenal”

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt took the stage at the All Things D conference earlier this morning and dropped some excellent nuggets for all your Android fans out there. First and foremost is news that Android activation are now hovering around 1.5 million a day. That’s PER DAY. That’s up from the 1.3 million activations reported last September. Not bad El Google, not bad. All totaled, there are now more than 740 million Android … [read full article]

HTC One Retail Box Pictured As Device Appears To Be Free Of T-Mobile Branding

With news of a solid release date for the HTC One finally arriving earlier today, it’s time to take a look at the packaging you’ll find when you pick up your very own One. The good news is that box is pretty much the only T-Mobile labeling you’ll find on the hardware and minus some bloatware, the HTC One is pretty much brand free. There’s no clear T-Mobile markings anywhere on … [read full article]

T-Mobile Says iPhone Sales Weekend One Of The “Biggest Weekends Ever”

T-Mobile’s Chief Marketing Chief Mike Sievert spoke to CNET this morning and called this past weekend “one of the biggest weekends in the history of the company” with the launch of the iPhone 5. “We had really ambitious internal goals, and we beat them,” he said. Sievert declined to show numbers, but unconfirmed reports are telling me that T-Mobile sold around 200,000 iPhone 5 devices between Friday morning and Sunday close … [read full article]

(Updated) Ask TmoNews: What Is T-Mobile’s New Device Unlock Policy?

Update: See below.  There seems to be a lot of questions on T-Mobile’s new device unlock policy so I’m hoping to clear the air with the above image. As of April 12th, T-Mobile has enacted new requirements for device unlocks, which differ sharply from the previous unlock policy. As of April 12th, device unlocks on T-Mobile require: Devices must be paid in full (Value Plans) 40 days of active service + and paid … [read full article]

Second Screenshot Confirms April 24th HTC One Launch Date

Just minutes after a post went up highlighting a T-Mobile retail store planogram indicating a HTC One launch on April 24th comes an even more verifiable screenshot. I believe this new image should put to rest any doubts that the device will launch that day inside “select stores.” So, what else can we say? How about like the iPhone launch, T-Mobile frontline sales reps will be sporting HTC t-shirts from April 24th … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Retail Store Planogram Hints At HTC One Release On April 24th

HTC One customers the T-Mobile world over have begged, hoping and wondering when the Magenta carrier would release the newest HTC flagship. Wonder no more as a newly leaked image of a T-Mobile retail store planogram hints that the sought-after device will launch on April 24th in “stores that are carrying the HTC One.” Unfortunately,  that means some stores won’t be carrying the One, at least initially which is similar to [read full article]

MetroPCS Board Announces Unanimous Support For New Deutsche Telekom Deal Terms

In a completely unsurprising move, the MetroPCS board of directors has announced that they unanimously support Deutsche Telekom’s new merger offer. Deutsche Telekom improved their offer just two days before MetroPCS shareholders were set to vote on the original terms this past Friday. DT amended their offer in fear that two of Metro’s largest shareholders had convinced a large enough block of voters to strike down the deal. The two loudest … [read full article]

Samsung “Worried” Build Quality Of Galaxy S 4 Doesn’t Match HTC One?

A new report out of SamMobile is definitely one you should take with a hand full of grains of salt, but according to their source, Samsung is “worried” about the Galaxy S 4 build quality. As HTC chose to use an aluminum body with the One, Samsung is concerned that their device build isn’t up to par. According to the SamMobile insider, Samsung even produced an aluminum body that was “very popular … [read full article]

New Staples Image Highlights May 1st Release For The Galaxy S 4

Even as T-Mobile’s CEO spoke out regarding May 1st availability for the Galaxy S 4, it’s nice to see company-owned channels won’t be the only T-Mobile outlets with stock that day. A newly leaked Staples document shows the nationwide retailer will also carry the Galaxy S 4 on May 1st, though all release dates are scheduled as “tentative.” Still, with T-Mobile’s CEO already pinpointing the 1st as a “go” date, smart … [read full article]