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New Android Gmail App Adds Pinch To Zoom, Auto-Fitting, Makes Me Weep With Joy

I know I don’t generally cover Android app updates on TmoNews, save for T-Mobile related specific apps but I’m making an exception today. The newest release of the official Gmail app ends my single biggest frustration with Android as the new update available to all Android 4.0+ users adds “auto-fitting messages to screen and message zooming.” Happy happy joy joy. Honestly, this is one of the things I truly appreciate about the iPhone … [read full article]

Google Employee Posts Android Evolution Comic, Adds Key Lime Pie?

If there’s one thing we know, we’re always eagerly awaiting news, any news that surrounds the next-generation Android. In fact, Google employee Manu Cornet’s image is stirring the nest around the interwebs as a “confirmation” of sorts that Key Lime Pie will be the next Android platform. Cornet, who is part of the Gmail team inside of Google says he drew the comic “just for fun,” and not to read into the image … [read full article]

New Rumors Hint At Galaxy S IV Unveiling By April Of 2013

I suspect that almost none of you will be surprised as rumors start to pop up discussing the next-generation Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy S IV. We know it’s coming, we’re sure it’s being worked on, so it’s just a matter of the what, when and where. If the newest rumor from SamMobile pans out, we should be hearing a lot more about the new flagship, known internally as “Project J” by next April. … [read full article]

CyanogenMod Team Teases Android 4.2.1 ROM For Galaxy S III

All you CyanogenMod fans out there are getting a sneak peek at the above image posted by none other than Steve Kondik himself. It appears, for all you rooting and ROM fans out there, that the CM10 team is working hard at pushing out Android 4.2.1 to the Galaxy S III, unofficially that is. Kondik says the software is “super smooth” and while it’s a minor update in terms of features, it[read full article]

Apple Begins Selling Unlocked iPhone 5 Units, Starts At $649

Just as the world expected, Apple has released unlocked iPhone 5 units available from its online store as of earlier this week. The unlocked device price range will fall in line with our anticipated price models beginning at $649, $749, and $849 for 16GB, 32GB and 64GB of storage, respectively. All three models are listed as shipping in one week. There’s no word from Apple as to when their retail stores will begin carrying unlocked models for sale, … [read full article]

(Updated) T-Mobile’s “12 Days Of Value” Begins Today, Runs Through…December 12th

Update: Added the full list of handsets available with the $12 down promotion below.  T-Mobile’s newest Holiday promotion kicks off today with the “12 Days of Value” offering two great offers running through today, December 1st and ending December 12th. Select a great 4G smartphone for just $12 down (Value Plan), or get $120 cash back on a select 4G smartphone when trading in a qualifying smartphone from the list below. There’s no … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Blackberry MyAccount App Hints At Blackberry 10 Support

If there was ever any question whether T-Mobile would support RIM’s upcoming “10” OS, let the introduction of a new MyAccount app in Blackberry App World put any debate to rest. This new version of T-Mobile’s account management app was added this past Wednesday and requires “Tablet: 10.0.0 or higher.” RIM has gone on record as saying they have Blackberry 10 already in the hands of at least 50 carriers around the … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Receive iPhone 5 Accessories As Unlocked Activations Continue To Climb

While yesterdays rumors have the internet abuzz with the possibility that T-Mobile will finally be the last national carrier to receive the iPhone, retail stores are preparing to receive their first iPhone 5 accessories. Unfortunately, I don’t think there’s any correlation between the analyst rumor from yesterday and the arrival of iPhone 5 accessories. Why do I believe that you ask? Well, for starters … [read full article]

Costco Sale Offers $50 Costco Cash Card With Any T-Mobile Smartphone Purchase

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone but the holiday deals aren’t over at Costco as they are pushing a special promotion on the Galaxy S III and Galaxy S II through December 4th. With a $100 T-Mobile rebate and a $50 Costco cash card you’ll grab a Galaxy S III for just $29. In fact, with the Galaxy S II, after the mail-in rebate and Costco … [read full article]

Consumer Reports Says Verizon Top National Carrier, AT&T Worst

I wish I could start this post off by saying “what a difference a year makes.” Unfortunately, a new Consumer Reports survey places T-Mobile behind Sprint and Verizon, right in line with how they performed 12 months ago. The survey, which determines scores based on voice and data service quality, staff knowledge, and issue resolution show that Verizon continues to hold down the top spot, followed by Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T in last … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Announce Imminent iPhone Arrival Next Week?

Well, here’s a story we didn’t see coming, especially not on the heels of the last T-Mobile’s COO comments regarding the iPhone last week. According to Merrill Lynch analyst Scott Craig, “speculation is heightening” that Deutsche Telekom will announce the imminent arrival of the iPhone for its company’s US unit during next week’s analyst day meetings. The meetings, scheduled for December 6th and 7th would be an unusual place for such … [read full article]