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As MetroPCS Share Price Drops, Will Other Suitors Reconsider Making Competing Bids?

Since the announcement of the MetroPCS merger with T-Mobile USA, the company’s shares have dropped 27 percent. The decline in share price could potentially leave the door open for other suitors, including Sprint and Dish Network, though both companies seem unlikely to make bids. Given that Sprint has just announced their intent to buy 100% of Clearwire and Dish continues its search for a national carrier to partner with, MetroPCS shareholders … [read full article]

Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann Announces He Will Step Down Next Year

In a move that might make most of you yawn and move on, Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Obermann has announced he will step down from the T-Mobile USA parent company next year. Obermann requested that the termination date for his contract be December 31st of 2013, allowing plenty of time for his successor, current Deutsche Telekom CFO Timotheus Hottges to step into the role. There’s no sign how or if this move … [read full article]

Can’t Find An LG Nexus 4 To Buy? That’s Ok, Watch This Video Instead

It may be next to impossible to get your hands on the Nexus 4 right now, but that’s ok as LG posts a new promotional ad showing off the device. So, you may not be able to get your hands on the latest and greatest Nexus device, but that’s ok because  you can look at someone else showing off its capabilities as the premier Google smartphone. The two-minute video highlights Photo Sphere, Google Maps, Google Now, … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s “Last Chance” Device Sale Begins December 21st, Runs Through End Of Year

T-Mobile’s Last Chance holiday sale begins December 21st and offers you one last opportunity to take advantage of some awesome Value Plan pricing. The deal lasts through December 31st and offers some of the T-Mobile’s most popular 4G devices for a $0.00 down payment on qualifying Unlimited Value and Unlimited Nationwide 4G data plans. This offer is good for new customers as well as customers who wish to make the transition over to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Delays Windows Phone 8X Update To “Perform A Few Tweaks”

A bit of bad news for Windows Phone 8X owners hoping to see a software update go live today as T-Mobile announces they are pushing it back. A T-Mobile support forums moderator indicated that T-Mobile, HTC and Microsoft were pulling the plug on todays update and working to “perform a few tweaks” before rolling it out: “I know you were eagerly anticipating a new software update today and I wanted to … [read full article]

Samsung Will Fix Exynos Software Bug “As Quickly As Possible”

Samsung’s stepping up to the plate again this week and getting word out through a brief statement sent to Android Central their plans to fix the Exynos vulnerability “as quickly as possible.” Samsung continues to emphasize their awareness of the problem and is working to push out updates to patch the software hole on affected devices. Samsung’s also confirmed the nature of the exploit, stating that “the issue may arise only when … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Multi-Window Update Rolling Out Now

Take note Galaxy Note II owners as the multi-window software update started rolling out early this morning bringing multitasking goodness along with it. The update, which is available Over The Air (OTA) and through Samsung’s Kies software adds multiscreen functionality, along with several bug fixes. Galaxy Note II units will be updated to Android version 4.1.1/T889UVALK8. Full Changelog: New multi-window feature Resolves Exchange calendar events not appearing on device Calendar Resolves … [read full article]

Upcoming Windows Phone 8X Software Update Will Address Bug Fixes

Windows Phone 8X owners should be on the lookout for an upcoming software update hitting your device beginning tomorrow and addressing a number of bug-related issues. On December 19, a software update to OS version 8.0.10211.204 and firmware version 1532.20.20004.531 will be released for the Windows Phone 8X by HTC. The software update, which will be available by Over The Air (OTA), will help address a few bugs, including issues with Bluetooth, … [read full article]

As 2012 Winds Down, Vote For The Best T-Mobile Smartphone Of The Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year as we count down the end till the end of 2012, or the Mayan apocalypse, whichever you prefer. Either way, I’m looking at your vote for the best T-Mobile smartphone of 2012. Its time for you to voice your choice and your reasons why you believe your choice is the top T-Mobile smartphone of 2012. I’ll leave the list up for 72 hours and on … [read full article]

Apple, Samsung Go Back To Court As Judge Decides Two Motions

Apple and Samsung found themselves before Judge Lucy Koh last night in another “Duel of the Fates” legal battle. At the end of the evening, it was a good news/bad news scenario for both companies as they can each chalk up one win apiece. Perhaps the most important victory came for Samsung as Apple was denied a permanent sales ban on the 26 Samsung products that were found to have infringed on Apple’s … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s “Faster For The Holidays” Video Highlights Speed Improvements

T-Mobile’s newest promotional advertisement is one for the holidays and highlights the number of times Magenta has improved the speed of the network. Let’s be honest though, there’s just one more speed improvement I’m looking forward to right now…LTE. Bring it! At T-Mobile, we’ve given our customers an amazing string of holidays presents. We’ve doubled the speed of our network three times. Talk about creating some impressive holiday cheer! YouTube  

Samsung Galaxy Note II OTA Update Adds Multi-Window Feature Beginning December 19th

The long-awaited update for the Galaxy Note II on T-Mobile adding multi-window support begins Wednesday, December 19th. A software update for the Samsung Galaxy Note II to Baseband version T889UVALK8 is expected to be available onDecember 19. The software update, which will be available by Over The Air (OTA) and through Kies, will provide new multiscreen functionality, along with a few bug fixes. Improvements New multi-window feature Resolves Exchange calendar events … [read full article]