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Original Samsung Galaxy Note Receiving Android 4.0.4 Update

Original Galaxy Note owners should keep an eye out this morning for a maintenance update heading their way via a OTA message. Beginning yesterday February 4th, the OG Galaxy Note will receive an update to Android 4.0.4 with baseband version T879UVMA1. The update will go out via Samsung’s Kies software and as an Over The Air update. The new software will provide “security enhancements and an improved user experience.” T-Mobile says the update … [read full article]

Upcoming Samsung Sale Features Value Plan Special Savings, Runs Through March 23rd

With word whispering down that T-Mobile’s rumored Valentine’s Day sale may have been canceled in favor of a more “important” sale in March, comes word that a new Samsung special offer will take place. Beginning Wednesday, February 6th and running through March 23rd, T-Mobile will offer special savings on the Galaxy Blaze, Galaxy Relay, Galaxy S II[read full article]

Upcoming Launch Date Calendar Includes LTE Hotspot, BlackBerry Z10 And Galaxy S III LTE

Oh how I love nothing more than starting off our week with some upcoming release dates, especially when I see the letters “LTE” appear on the page. The newest T-Mobile handset roadmap dated as of today includes a new T-Mobile Sonic 2.0 Mobile Hotspot with LTE capability, the Samsung T599 Galaxy Exhibit, Galaxy S III LTE and BlackBerry Z10 release dates. All things considered, it looks like March 27th will … [read full article]

Walmart To Start Selling Nexus 4 16GB Model In Near Future? Sources Say Yes

While we’re on the subject this month with Nexus 4 sightings and availability, a new report has arrived via my inbox indicating the next third-party retailer to sell the much desired device will be —-Walmart. Our report indicates inventory will arrive sometime in the very near future, though no specific timeframe or pricing info was mentioned. Given Walmart’s penchant for lower than corporate T-Mobile store pricing, we expect at least some savings. All of this … [read full article]

Samsung T599 Galaxy Exhibit Leaks To The World, S III Mini Variant?

  The very first T-Mobile handset leak of February apparently comes from the land of recycled names as the “Samsung Galaxy Exhibit,” better known as the Samsung T599 shows its face to the world. The Exhibit name will of course serve as a reminder for the Samsung Exhibit II, later renamed to the Samsung Galaxy Exhibit — all before T-Mobile released the first-gen Samsung Exhibit 4G. So that’s two phones, three names … [read full article]

Has T-Mobile Passed On The Windows Phone 7.8 Update For The Lumia 710?

As Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 8 to the world, they dropped word that none of the current devices on the market would receive the fancy new update. Instead, Microsoft would introduce Windows Phone 7.8, a pseudo-combination of some of the best of Windows Phone 8 combined with the current platform of 7.5. Most important was the addition of the new live tiles, and sizable tiles for a customizable home screen and more. Unfortunately, … [read full article]

New Rumor Calls For HTC M7 Launch On All Four National Carriers

With an earlier rumor throwing some water on the HTC M7 release rumor fire pit, a new story coming out of HTCSource claims all four national carriers will carry the device. This is good news all around as there has been little question that HTC has long needed to adopt a Samsung-style pattern with multiple launches all at once. According to one of the sites sources, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint are set … [read full article]

Nokia Lumia 810 To Receive Software Update Enabling LTE? Signs Point To yes

Lumia 810 owners take note as an upcoming software update will enable hidden LTE capability according to a new report from Engadget. While rumors have swirled for some time that the Lumia 810 did in fact contain hidden LTE hardware, T-Mobile has never acknowledged it. Engadget reports that T-Mobile confirmed a software update was forthcoming, but wouldn’t discuss a timeline. T-Mobile has already stated a similar scenario will take place with … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III Software Update Incoming To Android 4.1.1

Galaxy S III owners should keep an eye out for an incoming software update bringing your device up to Android 4.1.1 baseband T999UVDLJC. This update will bring “security enhancements and an improved user experience” according to T-Mobile’s support documents. Unfortunately, there isn’t a lot of detail on the “improved user experience” and what exactly is improved. Regardless, the update is coming via a OTA (over-the-air) update beginning today or you can attempt … [read full article]

Good News For Windows Phone Owners Reliant On Gmail As Google Extends ActiveSync

Some good news for Windows Phone and Gmail users as Google confirmed an extension for its Google Sync product originally set to terminate tomorrow. The extension allows Exchange ActiveSync to continue for Gmail users until July 31st, 2013, a six month reprieve for Windows Phone users. Along with the Google announcement, Microsoft announced it will support Google’s new CalDAV and CardDAV systems syncing both contacts and calendars. Microsoft says the unveiling of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launching GoSmart Mobile Nationwide Next Month

After an initial test period in “select markets,” T-Mobile has confirmed they are prepping to roll out their low cost GoSmart Mobile prepaid brand nationwide in February. According to people “familiar with the matter,” Fierce Wireless has learned that Magenta is seeing strong demand in the various test markets and decided a nationwide launch was the next step. T-Mobile’s GoSmart Mobile offers three separate price points, $30 per month for unlimited voice … [read full article]

T-Mobile Press Release, Sign Up Page Indicate Blackberry Z10 Will Be LTE Ready

Just moments after its announced that all four carriers will carry the upcoming Blackberry Z10 hardware, T-Mobile releases a brief statement on availability. Unfortunately, the release doesn’t offer specific details for price or availability, what it does tell us is that the Z10 will arrive on T-Mobile LTE ready. Yup, let’s hope it’s just the first … [read full article]