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Rumor: HTC One X, One S Delayed Due To Chip Manufacturing Problems?

Let’s just make sure everyone has read the title and caught the word “RUMOR” in the front, because that’s exactly what this story is — rumor. According to SemiAccurate, TSMC is having trouble manufacturing 28nm chips, in fact they have gone as far as halting production in mid-February. It’s said (if this rumor is in fact, fact) production will not resume until at least the end of March. So what does this have … [read full article]

T-Mobile MobileLife Album Sweepstakes Offering Up Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Galaxy S II Prizes

Are you worried about backing up your photos? Are you worried about losing all of your photos if you lose your phone? Well, fret not T-Mobile customers as the MobileLife Album sweepstakes hopes to (re)introduce you to T-Mobile’s MobileLife Album platform, not to mention a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S II or Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. T-Mobile’s MobileLife Album will backup your photos and videos to a personal online … [read full article]

T-Mobile CMO Says Device Subsidies Need To Go, Not Likely To Happen

Speaking at the GeekWire Summit, T-Mobile CMO Cole Brodman says carrier subsidies are hurting the industry. “It actually distorts what devices actually cost and it causes OEMs, carriers — everybody to compete on different playing fields, and I think it is really difficult, especially from a consumer perspective, because it causes consumers to devalue completely the hardware they are using…. It is amazing hardware, but it has become kind of throw away. … [read full article]

Huawei Prism Passes Through The FCC, We’ve Got The First Image

Hello there Huawei Prism and welcome through the hallowed halls of the FCC. With the certification papers now listed online, we’ve got one more piece of confirmation for an upcoming T-Mobile launch. Unfortunately, we still don’t know much about the Prism — known internally as the U8651 (Astro). What we do know is that supports HSPA connectivity on the 850/1700 and 1900 bands. Add in microSD support and a 1,400mAh battery … [read full article]

T-Mobile Website Now Lists Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G As “Coming Soon”

I know what you’re already thinking, of course it’s coming soon, they said March and well…we’re in March. Still, it’s notable that the Galaxy S Blaze 4G is now on the website as T-Mobile tends to post devices up online as “coming soon” when a launch timeframe hovers right around the “two weeks away” mark. As a quick reminder, the Blaze S 4G will launch as T-Mobile’s 3rd HSPA+ 42Mbps capable device, … [read full article]

Google Play Unveiled, The New Place For All Your Apps, Games, Books, Music And More

Boom, goodbye Android Market, hello Google Play. Google’s new portal content is now the place for all your Android apps, games, music, books, videos and more. Google Play is now live at play.google.com and replaces the Android Market, effective immediately. All of Google’s services, Google Music, Google Books and Videos service are now all in centralized in a one-stop shop for content. Google’s rebranding of their content hubs shows their interest … [read full article]

T-Mobile Asks FCC To Stop Shot Clock On Verizon Spectrum Purchase

T-Mobile, along with Sprint, DirecTV and the Rural Telecommunications Group have filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission requesting that the FCC stop the clock on Verizon’s proposed AWS spectrum purchases. The groups primary concern surrounds the amount of redacted material in Verizon’s own FCC filings leads to an unclear picture of its agreements with the cable companies involved with the purchase. The groups wish to stop the clock until Verizon and … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launching Promotional Data Family Discounts On March 7th

We’ve just received this little goody in our inbox highlight a brand new promotion T-Mobile is set to launch March 7th. So what is this plan I speak of? T-Mobile’s new Promotional Data Family Discounts “…will be available to help family plan customers lower the cost of adding data to more lines. Family plan customers add data more often to their first two primary lines than add-a-lines due to the cost of data … [read full article]

Samsung Says “Nuh Uh” For April Galaxy S III Launch, Will Tell Us On Twitter When It’s Really Happening

So…about that whole Samsung Galaxy S III April launch rumor? Samsung says nope, not going to happen and took to their Korean Twitter account telling everyone not to believe rumored press releases. Furthermore, Samsung says once a specific launch date has been decided, they’ll tell us via Twitter first. The Verge received an official statement from Samsung basically saying they aren’t ready to announce the phone quite yet: The successor to the … [read full article]

Introducing The PhoneDog Official Smartphone Rankings Guide, I’m An Expert!

Look out, it’s the newest feature the boys at PhoneDog are adding with the official launch of their Smartphone Ranking system. You’ve seen the billboard charts for music right? It’s exactly like that, except this is for smartphones and not only am I part of their “Mobile Expert” team, but so are all of you. Rankings consist of two charts, a “People’s Choice” chart (that’s you) and a “Expert Ranking” chart (that’s me). … [read full article]

White HTC Amaze 4G Officially Discontinued, Making Way For HTC One Launch?

Obvious news is obvious as the HTC Amaze 4G white has been officially discontinued for the better part of two weeks now as smart money would bet that T-Mobile is already making inventory space for the HTC One S. Sure, it’s about five or six weeks ahead of the scheduled HTC One S launch, but we’ve got no problem with the Amaze making way for the One S. This isn’t the … [read full article]