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T-Mobile’s Network Modernization: What Is It? Where Can I Get Coverage?

T-Mobile’s network modernization project is in full swing, but if my inbox is any kind of indication, there’s still plenty of lingering confusion about what it is and how it benefits you? So let’s go for an informative stroll. Approximately 90% of T-Mobile’s network traffic is on their 3G and 4G bands, that’s 1700 MHz and 2100 MHz for reference. That percentage leaves their 2G bands, in the 850 MHz and 1900 MHz … [read full article]

LG Mobile France Director Talks Nexus 4, All But Directly Blames Google

All this talk about Nexus 4 inventory is beginning to get a little old, especially when none of it tells us exactly when we can expect another chance to buy them. While T-Mobile stores are beginning to receive their own small shipments, Google’s Play Store has been out of stock for some time. LG’s Mobile France Director Cathy Robin took an opportunity to discuss the device with French media outlet Challenges.Fr[read full article]

Nokia Lumia 810 Receiving “Portico” Software Update

Nokia Lumia 810 owners take note as your smartphone is set to receive the “Portico” update, bringing with a number of “software stability and bluetooth connectivity improvements.” The update rollout began yesterday, January 16th, and is performed as an over the air update. The update brings with bug fixes, including issues with Bluetooth, device reboots, and being incorrectly routed to tethering up sell pages when browsing. Microsoft will send a notification to your … [read full article]

Nexus 7 Now Available Through Google’s Play Store With T-Mobile SIM, Expands Nexus 4 Availability

T-Mobile’s quest to Nexus-ify their Android lineup continues today with the opportunity to purchase the Nexus 7 through Google’s Play Store with a T-Mobile SIM. Available for $299, the Nexus 7 with T-Mobile SIM and HSPA+ 21Mbps connectivity is available with 32GB of internal storage. Devices are expected to be delivered within 3-5 business days, which will make you the envy of all your Nexus 4 friends still trying desperately to get … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE Launch In Las Vegas Will Be Followed With Kansas City

Kansas City represent as T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray has indicated that the company will launch the “City of Fountains” as its second LTE market after Las Vegas. These two markets are generally the first to go live with network enhancements and fall in line with my own thoughts back in the days prior to CES. In fact, we expect that the LTE market launches will follow a similar pattern … [read full article]

T-Mobile Pushing Patch For Samsung Exynos Exploit To Galaxy Note II Devices?

Galaxy Note II owners should be on the lookout this morning as a small software update is being pushed to your device. Rumor has it the update is a patch for the Exynos software bug Samsung promised to fix back in the middle of December. While T-Mobile has yet to update their Galaxy Note II support page indicating the update weighing in at 8.74MB is on the way — … [read full article]

Blackberry Z10 Shown In Seven Minute Walkthrough Video

The clock is ticking away till January 30th and the official unveiling of Blackberry 10 to the world. One of the anticipated handsets launching that same day is the Z10, better known as the “Lisbon” and coming to T-Mobile in March. German site Telekom Presse has posted a seven minute walk-through video showing off Blackberry’s upcoming 10 software in great detail. Included with the video is a new set of possible specs, including a 4.2″ … [read full article]

LG Tells Korean News Outlet No Problem With Nexus 4 Inventory

I had high hopes 2013 would find us done with the finger-pointing in the case of the “scarce and erratic” LG Nexus 4 inventory. Unfortunately, that doesn’t seem to be the case as LG indirectly deflected blame through a comment made to Korean news outlet Chosun IIbo. The official who spoke with the outlet says that production of the Nexus 4 continues as planned at their Korean plant and denied any supply … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Fry’s Selling Windows Phone 8X For $49

If you’re a Windows Phone 8X fan and you live near or around a Fry’s retail location, check out this special offer. Good through January 17th, Fry’s is offering the WP8X for $49 with a new two-year service agreement. The price is good for both new and existing customers. Compare Fry’s special offer against the $199 after $50 mail-in rebate on and you know this is one deal you shouldn’t pass … [read full article]

Nokia Wants To Broaden Profile At AT&T, Verizon, And T-Mobile

Nokia’s efforts to revitalize their smartphone business will continue in 2013 with efforts to “broaden the portfolio with AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile.” Chris Weber, Nokia’s executive vice president of sales and marketing says the company is focused on building those relationships. “We constantly evaluate, in the U.S. market or whatever market, what partners we’re with,” he said. “Right now our focus is really on broadening the portfolio with AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile.” During an … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy S Series Passes 100 Million Unit Milestone

Samsung’s Galaxy S series has hit a major milestone as the company announced accumulated sales of 100 million units. It took Samsung just 2 years and 7 months to hit that number with the original launch of the Galaxy S series in May of 2010. The Galaxy S III continues to wear the flagship crown with sales of more than 30 million in 5 months and 40 million in 7 months, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s CEO Talks Unlimited Data, Price Points For Future LTE Network

As we wait for official T-Mobile word that Las Vegas is live as their first LTE market, there are plenty of lingering questions regarding any LTE announcement. Perhaps the most important of these questions are — will T-Mobile charge more for data on LTE and will they continue their unlimited plan? According to this interview with The Seattle Times, the answer … [read full article]