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Public Service Announcement: Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 Available In “Select” T-Mobile Stores Today

A quick public service announcement for all you Galaxy S 4 fans out there as the device officially becomes available at “select” T-Mobile retail stores today. The list of locations is fairly limited so calling ahead is your best bet…but now you don’t have to stare outside for the FedEx/UPS man to arrive. Instead, head down to one of your local T-Mobile company-owned stores and go hands-on and hopefully find one … [read full article]

T-Mobile Reports First Positive Quarterly Results Since 2009, Sells 500,000 iPhones In First Month

With T-Mobile releasing preliminary numbers during the first few days of April, we had a pretty good idea of what their first quarter results would show. As the official numbers released early this morning, the news is mostly positive, though there is still plenty of work to be done before we can officially call anything a complete “turnaround.” The first bit of bad news is that its revenue dipped 7% year-over-year … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Newest Commercial “Pipes” Takes Another Swipe At AT&T

T-Mobile just isn’t letting up on AT&T, data congestion and the iPhone 5. First we had Mousetraps, then Frankenstein, a man frozen in ice and now…pipes! Pipes with colored liquid representing data congestion! Hey T-Mobile, why not take some cheap shots at Sprint…a company whose data speeds really suck. Have you seen their LTE speeds? I can build a website faster than Sprint customers can view one on of their fancy LTE smartphones. … [read full article]

Walmart Selling The Lumia 521 For $129, If You Can Find It That Is

While T-Mobile’s current state of affairs on their Windows Phone lineup is still questionable, the newly launched Lumia 521 is on sale for a steal at Walmart. It’s already out of stock from over the weekend and store availability is limited, but if you can track one down they make a great backup smartphone or introductory phone for the kids. Hit the Walmart link below to begin your search … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Software Update Improves Visual Voicemail, ISIS App

Samsung Galaxy S 4 owners should keep an eye out for a small maintenance update this morning bringing two minor updates to the recently launched flagship smartphone. According to T-Mobile’s support page, the update “improves the Visual Voicemail app and includes ISIS app improvements.” You remember Project ISIS, don’t you…that mobile payment system we’re STILL waiting to launch nationwide? You can go about receiving the update in one of two … [read full article]

Sony Xperia Z Tablet Hits FCC Complete With T-Mobile Ready LTE Bands

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything on the topic of a new tablet for T-Mobile, but perhaps that’s all about to change. Enter the Sony Xperia Tablet Z which just passed through the FCC approval process complete with T-Mobile compatible LTE bands. Given that the tablet doesn’t have the requisite two bands (Band 4 and 17 are required for AT&T, just Band 4 for T-Mobile) for AT&T, the only deduction left … [read full article]

T-Mobile Updates Value Plan Migrations And Benefits FAQ For Simple Choice Plans

With T-Mobile already showing signs of a small turnaround so far in 2013, the race is on to continue highlighting why the new Simple Choice plan is the best the industry has to offer. With that in mind, T-Mobile has updated it’s Frequently Asked Question page on Value Plans and Migration Fees to help explain and clarify questions regarding the new rate plans. The page, updated on the 1st … [read full article]

Newly Leaked LG Smartphone Could Be The LG G2, Nexus 5, Or The Batphone

With the release of this brand new Mr Blurrycam shot courtesy of famed leaked @evleaks, the internet is all abuzz as to what this device could be. Does it have hardware buttons? Is it the Nexus 5? Will we see this at Google I/O. It’s safe to say the rumor mill is taking this image and running wild, perhaps rightfully so, it’s a beautiful looking piece of hardware. However, I’m questioning … [read full article]

CyanogenMod 10.1 Now Available For T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S 4

A big heads up to all your Samsung Galaxy S 4 owners out there as CyanogenMod head Steve Kondik noted the very first CM10.1 was now available for the T-Mobile variant of the Samsung Galaxy S 4. Kondik says there are still a “few rough edges” but says they should be ironed out quickly and allow you to use CM10.1 as a daily driver in the very near future. The CM10.1 port … [read full article]

HTC One S Owners Complain About Terrible Battery Life After Jelly Bean Update

Poor HTC One S owners, after waiting what seemed like an eternity for HTC and T-Mobile to release the Jelly Bean update, they are met with battery issues. A thread has popped up on T-Mobile’s official support forums complaining that battery life is draining much quicker after the update and the problem seems to be centered on the GPS function. According to the support thread, even when turned off, the smartphone’s GPS … [read full article]

Samsung Defends Limited Usable Storage On 16GB Galaxy S 4

Samsung’s launch of the Galaxy S 4 has already been met with some criticism over the size of available memory in the 16GB version. When all is said and done, the smartphone only has around 8GB of usable storage. Samsung spoke to CNET UK and defended the limited usable storage and offered microSD memory card support as the answer. “For the Galaxy S4 16GB model, approximately 6.85GB occupies [the] … [read full article]

Samsung’s New “Pool Party” Commercial Highlights Galaxy S 4 Specific Features

With the release of the Galaxy S 4 around the world comes the inevitable onslaught that is the Samsung marketing machine. Once again they are taking the opportunity to take some shots at their biggest competitor…the iPhone and its lack of Galaxy-specific features like Air View technology, S Beam file transfer and Drama Shot. While some of these features are more gimmicky than others and need more time to be fleshed out (see … [read full article]