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Did A Source Leak All The Happenings At Google’s Playground Event?

It goes without saying that we’re eager to find out exactly what Google has in store for their upcoming “Playground” event taking place next week. We can thank the boys at TheNextWeb who think they’ve got a source that can nail down everything that Google has planned for next week. In no particular order we should see the official unveiling of a 32GB Nexus 7 variant, along with … [read full article]

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Note II Pricing Revealed In New Image

We’re hopefully starting to narrow down the list of unknowns regarding T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note II launch as a newly leaked documents provides some possible insight into rumored price points. Keeping in mind that like all good rumors, these prices are subject to change, it looks as if T-Mobile will launch the Galaxy Note II for $299.99 on Value Plans. Classic plan customers seem to be looking at a $419.99 price tag before … [read full article]

Huawei Summit Pictured In All Its Kinda, Sorta Android Glory

The Huawei Summit crosses an interesting line as part smartphone, part feature phone and tries to be the best of both worlds in a low cost way. By not requiring a data plan, you’ll still have access to calendar, calculator and contact “apps” that outweigh similar offerings on a standard feature phone. Available for both prepaid and postpaid offerings, a 3.2 megapixel camera, WiFi calling and 3.5″ display still makes this an … [read full article]

T-Mobile USA, MetroPCS File Formal Documents With FCC Seeking Merger Approval

In a formal move with the FCC, T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS submitted official papers on October 18th seeking approval for their anticipated merger. According to the FCC filing, the companies will send similar documents to US antitrust authorities, specifically the Department of Justice at a later date. The new company will have 42.5 million customers according to the most recent data, or about 11.7% … [read full article]

Press Event For October 29th Teases T-Mobile’s “Showcase”

We’re a little dismayed that our invitation must have gotten lost in the “mail,” but word is going out that T-Mobile is preparing to showcase their upcoming lineup on October 29th in New York City. Yes, that’s October 29th, the very same day Microsoft is set to officially release a whole bunch of new Windows Phone hardware as well as Google’s Playground event, … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Demo Devices On Their Way To Retail Stores

Some good news for Galaxy Note II fans as T-Mobile’s demo devices are en route and should arrive sometime tomorrow or early next week. The arrival of demo units is an obvious precursor to launch, and takes us one step closer to the idea that T-Mobile is gearing up to put these on store shelves. At the very least, you’ll be able to pop into a store and go hands on, which will … [read full article]

Galaxy S II Color Refresh Shown In Monthly 4G Promotional Video

In a minor bit of news today, T-Mobile is set to introduce a color refresh to the Galaxy S II, perhaps with a new Monthly 4G edition. As seen in the image above, the Monthly packaged 4G Galaxy S II outed via this promotional video is decidedly not black. Earlier in the month we outed T-Mobile’s current roadmap which indicated an October 29th launch for the “Samsung Galaxy S II Color Refresh.” … [read full article]

Report: SoftBank CEO Isn’t Ruling Out MetroPCS Bid

SoftBank, the Japanese carrier set to buy a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel Corp would not rule out making a competing bid for MetroPCS Communications. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son told the paper that his company wouldn’t rule out any other deals even as it works to close the transaction with Sprint. “We shouldn’t rule out any opportunity or alternative,” Mr. Son said. In a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launches Psuedo-Android “Smartphone” Huawei Summit

We’ve had some pretty good indicators that the Huawei Summit would be available before the end of October and that appears to be the case, and its certainly an interesting take on the Android platform. The Huawei Summit is for all intents and purposes, a feature phone with a stripped down Android OS base that lacks Google services. The Summit is 3G capable, 3.5″ HVGA touchscreen feature/smartphone, with Wi-Fi calling enabled, visual … [read full article]

Leaked Walmart Pricing Tips Price Point For Galaxy Note II, Windows Phone 8 Devices

It’s safe to say that many of us are eagerly anticipating some of the newest handsets T-Mobile will let loose into the world in the coming weeks, and with our eagerness comes curiosity over pricing. Thankfully we’ve managed to answer at least part of the question with an early looking at Walmart’s pricing on the Galaxy Note II, Windows Phone 8X, Lumia 810, and LG Optimus L9. Generally speaking, … [read full article]

Google Introduces Play Store Wish List Feature, Gives You Reason To Ask For Google Play Credits

In the world outside of T-Mobile specific news, I thought the addition of Google’s Play Store Wish List feature was worthy of a quick post considering how useful this feature can be. Available as of last night, wish lists are incredibly simple to use, just find something you want in Google Play, hit the bookmark button and voila, it adds to your wish list. For the moment, and this seems to be the … [read full article]