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Sony Xperia Z Support Documents Begin Appearing On T-Mobile’s Website

A hat tip goes out to the guys at G4Games for first noticing the appearance of a whole bunch of Sony Xperia Z support documents on T-Mobile’s website. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen support documents appear as part of a puzzle piece for unannounced T-Mobile devices. Unfortunately, the documents are still private and require a login to view but it provides yet another piece of … [read full article]

Google Releases New Android Distribution Chart As Jelly Bean Gains On Gingerbread

A new month means a new Android distribution chart and that’s exactly what we have for you this morning. Some more good news for Jelly Bean as it continues to scratch at the Gingerbread man as it moves from 28.4% of all Android devices to 33%. For its part, Gingerbread remains the Android software leader at 36.5% but our expectation now has that lead finally changing hands perhaps as soon as next … [read full article]

Leaked Screenshots Show Two T-Mobile Based Devices Heading To MetroPCS, Bring Your Own Phone Begins June 12th

We knew this day would come and thanks to a trio of screenshots leaked to the boys at PhoneArena, we know an actual date. Beginning June 12th, MetroPCS customers will have the opportunity to use compatible unlocked GSM phones which include iPhones, Android, Windows Phone and certain feature phones. There’s no telling just how many devices out of the Android lineup Metro customers will be able to choose from, but it’s … [read full article]

Software Update Rolling Out For Samsung Galaxy Note II, “Improves Security And Includes Smart Switch”

The HTC One isn’t the only T-Mobile device kicking off the week with a software update as the Samsung Galaxy Note II has its own OTA rollout beginning this morning. As is the standard with Samsung the update is available both as a OTA update which starts today and ends June 17th or through a manual download using Samsung’s Kies … [read full article]

T-Mobile Adds HTC One Software Update To Support Documents

While the OTA software update itself started to roll out yesterday morning, T-Mobile just updated their support documents for software version 1.27.531.8. Originally suspected to help with some of the capacitive button issues HTC One owners had, the official document pertains only to “visual voicemail performance.” That’s not to say that other bug fixes didn’t sneak in but according to all things official, only visual voicemail was affected by … [read full article]

T-Mobile And…Xzibit Talk About The No-Contract Experience

Please forgive me for this…but you’ve just been pimped by T-Mobile. Now that I got that out-of-the-way, T-Mobile is adding another round of “celebrities” to their marketing staple with this 50 second spot. Xzibit, famous for his rapping but more famous for his host gig on MTV’s Pimp My Car talks about how he made the switch from AT&T to T-Mobile. Really, just watch this video. Actor, Rapper and Producer Xzibit doesn’t have contracts in his … [read full article]

Walmart Kicks Off $50 Gift Card Promotion With 2 Year Agreement Purchase

Some good news for customers looking to grab a deal on some brand new (and some older) T-Mobile smartphones at Walmart. The mega-giant-super retail company is kicking off a new promotion today offering a $50 Walmart gift-card with any two-year contract. The promotion will run from today up until Sunday, June 16th. The full list of devices that will qualify on T-Mobile for this promotion: Samsung Galaxy S 4 Samsung Galaxy S 4G … [read full article]

Possible T-Mobile LG Optimus F6 Found Hanging With Mr Blurrycam

An interesting bit of news out of super Twitter tipster @evleaks this morning as he discovers a T-Mobile branded LG Optimus F6 hanging in the wild. I’ve heard that T-Mobile had a LG under testing but assumed it was the LG Optimus F3 based on its internal codename. However, I’m much happier with a branded device hanging around with the “F6” tag in yellow. As for the “NewCo” part of the yellow label, that’s … [read full article]

(Update) HTC One Software Update Rolling Out, “System Enhancements” Included

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Update: It appears that a number of HTC One owners who have already received this update it appears to enhance the functionality of the capacitive buttons, which seems to be welcome news all around. Admittedly we don’t know a lot as this software update is out of the blue, but it does bring the HTC One up to version 1.27.531.8 on Android 4.1.2. According to a few people who have already … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Nexus 4 Availability In White Starting Today At T-Mobile.com

Ignore the pricing on the picture folks but take heart in knowing that T-Mobile has released the Nexus 4 in white on T-Mobile.com for a limited time. Barring the error in pricing on the website, the Nexus 4 will set you back a $19.99 down payment and 24 monthly payments of $17. Simple, beautiful, and beyond smart. With cutting edge hardware, your favorite Google Apps, and the latest version … [read full article]

Video: T-Mobile…The ‘Simple Choice’ If You Live In A Shoe

The next advertisement in T-Mobile’s line of Simple Choice TV spots shows just how important Simple Choice is to those of you who live in a shoe. In fact, Simple Choice can help remove the embarrassment of telling your friends you actually live in a giant shoe. I don’t know, maybe living in a giant shoe would be fun…using the laces to swing around like your own personal jungle gym? Actually, that just … [read full article]

Sony CEO Says Xperia Z Launching On US Carrier In “Coming Weeks”

There’s lot of goodness coming out of the AllThingsD D11 conference today an announcement from some Sony folks on the Xperia Z. According to Sony CEO Kaz Hirai “the company plans to soon start selling its flagship Xperia Z phone through a U.S. carrier shortly; increased marketing efforts should help things, Hirai said.” Unfortunately, Hirai wouldn’t reveal the upcoming US … [read full article]