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HTC Says No More Beats Audio Earbuds Included With Purchase

It was just 3 days ago that we learned the newest HTC device arriving on T-Mobile, the HTC One S would arrive sans Beats Audio headphones and now we know why. HTC is sticking the idea of including headphones deep down in a pocket and won’t likely bring the idea back unless there is a drastic change in…well something. “An accessory like the headphone doesn’t factor in when someone is buying … [read full article]

T-Mobile, Leap Wireless Announce Spectrum Swap In Several US Markets

T-Mobile and Leap Wireless have announced a plan to exchange spectrum in several markets around the US to improve coverage for both carriers. The spectrum swap also includes Leap receiving spectrum in Phoenix, Houston, Galveston, and Bryan College Station. T-Mobile will receive spectrum in various markets throughout Alabama, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin. T-Mobile and Leap will also exchange spectrum with Cook Inlet, a joint venture T-Mobile has a non-controlling majority stake within … [read full article]

AT&T Begins Unlocking Out Of Contract iPhone’s Today, Good News For T-Mobile Refarming

Note: Not really sure why this is confusing people, but you have to be an AT&T customer for this to work. They won’t unlock it for just anyone. AT&T has made it official beginning today, Sunday, April 8th that the company will allow customers who have fulfilled their two-year contracts to unlock their iPhone for use on any GSM network. AT&T gave the following statement to 9to5Mac:  “Beginning Sunday, April 8, we will … [read full article]

Nokia Extends Free Color Cover For Lumia 710 As T-Mobile Drops Internet Price

Nokia just dropped us a line alerting us to an extension to their free Color Cover program for Lumia 710 buyers now good through April 30th. Throughout the month of April, new and existing T-Mobile Lumia 710 owners can visit www.nokiacolorcover.com and choose their favorite Xpress-on color cover, and Nokia will ship it you at no cost. So what do you need to do? Complete an Online Submission Form … [read full article]

T-Mobile Branded HTC One S In The Wild, Quadrant Score Impresses

Woah, that’s a pretty impressive quadrant score for the HTC One S, discovered hanging out in the wild by an anonymous TmoNews reader. The quadrant score isn’t the most interesting piece of intel we’re learning though, it’s T-Mobile’s 180 exclusive on the device. We kind of figured the exclusivity would end at some point and 180 days is certainly long enough for anyone looking to score the phone on T-Mobile to have … [read full article]

(Updated With T-Mobile Statement) Verizon Posts 4G Speedtest Showdown, Guess Who Wins? It Begins With A “V.”

I just caught wind of Verizon’s “4G Throw Down” through a Fierce Wireless report and immediately thought “…who is Verizon kidding?” I mean come on, are we honestly expected to believe any other carrier stood a shot in a Verizon sponsored and operated test? This is a truly scientific experiment here Verizon, thank you so much for downloading the speedest.net app for the completely unsuspecting “non-actors” you stopped on the street. Sure, you have a bubbly girl … [read full article]

New Galaxy S III Photo Leaked In Press Event Invitation? Probably Not.

Let’s just call this image as we see it…another fake render making headlines across the internets as we eagerly await official word from Samsung. This marks the fourth “render” in as many weeks showing off what is believed to be the potential Galaxy S II successor. Todays image is definitely the most interesting of all the alleged fakes that have surfaced over the past four weeks with sleek lines and a chrome … [read full article]

T-Mobile Hits Back At Verizon Over Spectrum Wars, Efficiency

We’re about to enter round 3 of the T-Mobile/Verizon tit-for-tat “blog post on spectrum” wars as T-Mobile responds to a late February Verizon post. T-Mobile hits back against Verizon’s claim that they use spectrum in a more efficient way by working to pick apart Verizon’s reasoning for such claims. First, T-Mobile knocks Verizon’s analysis utilizing nationwide carriers total subscribers based on the average amount of spectrum. T-Mobile says spectrum holdings and … [read full article]

Reminder: T-Mobile’s $10 Unlimited Any Mobile Feature Begins Tomorrow

A quick reminder for all you Unlimited Any Mobile fans out there as April 4th marks the beginning of T-Mobile’s “Unlimited Any Mobile” offer. “Beginning April 4th, T-Mobile will offer Unlimited Any Mobile, a $10 per month subscriber-level feature that includes unlimited calling to any domestic mobile number, including Puerto Rico, regardless of carrier.” So why are you choosing Unlimited Any Mobile? 1. No contracts required — Customers currently on rate plans … [read full article]

HTC One S Meta Hands-On/Review From Around The Internets

Let’s kick this off with a quick note and mention that all the HTC One S review device you’re seeing in these videos is the global edition and not the version that will arrive on T-Mobile. That being said, it’s still the same hardware and likely the same software minus T-Mobile’s own add-ons that we’ll see later this month when the HTC One S is expected to launch on T-Mobile. If you’re looking to read … [read full article]

T-Mobile Apologizes For Android Notification Bar Advertisements, Removes Them

A T-Mobile spokesperson just dropped the following statement into my inbox, advising customers they have discovered the cause of the Android notification bar advertisements and removed them. T-Mobile apologizes for the inconvenience and hopes we can all move on and have a nice weekend. Our story is just about 28 hours old, so we have to give the folks at Magenta some credit for a swift reaction to their customer concerns. During … [read full article]