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Samsung Mobile Canada Confirms Galaxy S III Specs For T-Mobile

I don’t know the Canadian national anthem but if I did, I’d be singing it right now as Samsung Mobile Canada just confirmed the North American specs for the SGH-?999 aka Galaxy S III device. T-Mobile will receive a HSPA+ 42Mbps model, billed as the SGH-iT999 for our friends to the north and just SGH-T999 here in Magenta-land. Furthermore, Samsung Mobile Canada seems to confirm our intel for June 20th availability … [read full article]

(Updated) HTC One S Software Update Will ‘Improve Software Stability,” Begins June 4th

Update: T-Mobile has altered the support document to reflect a change in the date, now June 4th through July 7th. The HTC One S is set to receive a software update beginning June 4th which T-Mobile is billing as “improving software stability and resolving open issues with the device.” There will be two ways to receive the update, the Over-The-Air (OTA) update will arrive anytime between tomorrow, June 4th to July 7th. … [read full article]

New Swiftkey 3 Beta Brings Improvements, Bug Fixes

If you’re keeping up with my 30 day Android challenge, one of the apps I’ve raved about and has helped make this 30 day challenge enjoyable is Swiftkey. When I saw that Swiftkey had a Beta program earlier this month for Swiftkey 3, I jumped at the opportunity to get in on the action. Well, Swiftkey just dropped a new beta with changes based on feedback from their VIP program and I seriously urge you … [read full article]

T-Mobile Releasing Software Update To Rebranded Samsung Exhibit II 4G

Can’t say I have a good explanation for this one as T-Mobile posts a new support document for the Samsung Exhibit II 4G, soon to be known as the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G. Is Samsung concerned with putting these devices under the Galaxy umbrella or is T-Mobile utilizing the power of the Galaxy name to sell some more handsets? Either way, “Galaxy Exhibit 4G” fans have a software upcoming incoming which includes … [read full article]

Samsung Admits To Small Manufacturing Hiccup With Pebble Blue Galaxy S III

The US looks with envious eyes this morning as the Galaxy S III launches in more than 28 countries. Samsung’s march to global domination with their flagship handset continues all through the end of July with a total of 296 carriers in 145 countries. Unfortunately, those whispered rumors about a delay in the Pebble Blue version of the Galaxy S III are turning out to be real. Samsung has released a brief statement … [read full article]

Huawei-Based T-Mobile myTouch Device Caught Hanging In The Wild

If  you’ve wanted to catch another glimpse of T-Mobile’s upcoming Huawei-based myTouch device hanging in the wild — than peep a glimpse at the single shot above. Sure, it’s just a single image but I thought it worthy of mention as this phone (or maybe it’s just the angle) actually looks pretty good in my opinion. Sure, the specs aren’t going to wow you as the Galaxy S III looms, … [read full article]

Blast From The Past: T-Mobile Prepares To Launch The First Android Device

As we look back at the growth of the Android platform, it’s hard to believe that back on October 22nd of 2008, T-Mobile launched the T-Mobile G1 as the sole Android device on the market. Oh, how time flies when we’re having fun as we look back at what has become an explosion of growth inside the Android world. I came across this image as I was looking through some older emails … [read full article]

My 30 Day Android Challenge…Day 26

  Today marks the 27th day of my Android challenge and with three days left, attempts to really integrate Android into my life have risen to another level. At this point I’m neck-deep in wading through the wonders and disappointments of the Android platform. Most notable is my sudden commitment to finding the perfect launcher/lock-screen combination which has taken up far too much of my time. Before I get into that, … [read full article]

Comcast/Xfinity TV Player App Arrives On Android, Good For Any Device Running Android 2.3 Or Above

Let’s take a trip back in time to January 2011 and a promise from Comcast/Xfinity that Android tablet owners would be able to stream on-demand content to their tablets sometime in 2011. Fast forward to 2012 and while Comcast may have been a little overzealous in their timeframe, they did go a little further than their original promise by bringing on-demand content to any Android running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and above. Watch … [read full article]

Upcoming Release Dates For The Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note And Huawei-Based myTouch Devices

Oh yeah, it’s party time with a list of upcoming release dates for T-Mobile including the two most requested devices — the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note. So let’s just right to the meat of it, but first your standard warning that all dates rumors until final confirmation comes from the T-Mobile mothership and therefore subject to change yadda yadda. Samsung Galaxy S III 16GB Metallic Blue – June 20th … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III Blue Pebble Color Delayed Due To Production Issues?

It’s being reported by multiple sources today that Samsung is experiencing trouble with the production of their Blue Pebble color variant of the Galaxy S III. Reports are coming from various sources including Reddit, XDA-Developers, and New Zealand blog AndroidNZ.net. According to the report, Samsung had to destroy close to 600,000 back covers of the blue edition and it will push back some international shipments. We should highlight that this report doesn’t … [read full article]

Huawei-Made myTouch For T-Mobile Passes Through FCC

While the upcoming Huawei myTouch may not be the phone at their top of everyone’s want list, it did just pass through the FCC on its way to T-Mobile store shelves in the near future. The FCC filing actually provides some details surrounding/confirming the phones specs as well including a 4″ WVGA display, 1.4GHz Qualcomm MSM8255T processor, 1GB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and a microSD card slot.  Pretty much all the [read full article]