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Has The Samsung Galaxy S IV Been Spotted Thanks To A Chinese Forum?

As images of the purported Samsung GT-I9502 leak out, they show a possible Chinese Galaxy S IV variant of the shadowy device. The leaked pictures were uploaded to Chinese forum 52 Samsung just a few hours ago, and if they are the real deal — the leaked device confirms a number of rumored specs. The device itself appears to be optimized for Chinese carrier Unicom as the GT-I9502. The hardware has … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Czech Republic Branch Discovers How To Properly Market Waterproof Smartphones (NSFW)

Generally speaking, I don’t usually look at T-Mobile news outside the US, but this marketing campaign used by T-Mobile in the Czech Republic is just awesome. It’s definitely NSFW by American standards and this kind of promotion would never, ever be tolerated by parents, mall security and the politically correct police we have stateside. Unfortunately, we don’t know when or if the Xperia Z will ever land on T-Mobile US and given the … [read full article]

BlackBerry Z10 On Sale March 11th For Business Customers, Before End Of March For Everyone Else

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T-Mobile has confirmed to Reuters that the BlackBerry Z10 will launch on the carrier March 11th for business customers. T-Mobile declined to give a date for the consumer side launch, but said it would happen before the end of March. T-Mobile will release the Z10 as one of the first LTE-ready devices on the network for $249 with a two-year commitment. The carrier has mentioned it hopes to be the first … [read full article]

New HTC Video Showcases Design And Manufacturing Of One Flagship

If there’s one thing I can absolutely say about HTC hardware, it’s the pride the company puts in to ensuring they combine the best of engineering and design to make something special. A new 85 second video from HTC highlights exactly that as the HTC One creative director and Senior Director of Manufacturing Design walk you through the thought process that went into the design and build of the upcoming HTC flagship. Even as the [read full article]

T-Mobile To Stop Selling Postpaid Devices Inside Target Stores As Of April 7th, Prepaid Will Live On

A bit of retailer news this evening regarding T-Mobile and Target this evening as the carrier has apparently made the decision to drop its postpaid offerings from all 683 Target locations T-Mobile is available. T-Mobile will continue to sell postpaid services inside Target through April 7th, at which point they will pull their offerings. However, T-Mobile will continue to sell a full line of prepaid offerings in almost all of Target’s 1700 locations. Replacing … [read full article]

T-Mobile Selects RootMetrics App As New Tool For Comparing Signal Strength Against The Competition

T-Mobile’s continuing relationship with the good folks over at RootMetrics continues with the announcement that T-Mobile and RootMetrics will partner for comparing signal strength. In a blog post that went live yesterday, RM announced that T-Mobile has selected the company to serve “as the primary engine for comparing their signal strength to those of other carriers across the US.” T-Mobile will ask its customer base to give feedback on the service, regardless … [read full article]

Rumor: T-Mobile Will Launch The QWERTY BlackBerry Q10 This Summer

If a new report surfacing from the folks at N4BB is correct, BlackBerry fans can expect T-Mobile to carry the QWERTY/Touchscreen mashup Q10 sometime in May. According to the site, a BlackBerry rep dropped word during a local BlackBerry Experience Forum event who “confirmed” the availability of the Q10 on T-Mobile this May. The BlackBerry Q10 features a 3.1” 720×720 Super AMOLED display with 330ppi, dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Plus processor, 8 megapixel rear … [read full article]

T-Mobile Planning Layoffs At Company HQ Pre MetroPCS Merger?

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A new report circulating out of the Seattle Times is likely to ire House Democrats as reports of “significant round of layoffs” is expected to happen inside T-Mobile headquarters later this week. According to the report, more than 100 people in T-Mobile’s in-house marketing and other overlapping groups will hear the news tomorrow, with T-Mobile planning “integration” meetings to share the news. Unfortunately, I can confirm this report is accurate, though I’ve heard as … [read full article]

First Screenshots From A Leaked US Galaxy S IV ROM Show Up Online

Samsung’s March 14th Galaxy S IV announcement is coming up fast, and we hope that means details will start leaking out more and more. As with the Galaxy S III, Samsung has protected details and images of the Galaxy S IV like Fort Knox, but a new batch of screenshots from GSM Israel of a US based ROM showing off some anticipated features including: Smart Scroll which will allow you to … [read full article]

MetroPCS Announces Regulatory Period Expires For Government Agencies To Delay Merger

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A late Tuesday evening press release from MetroPCS announced the waiting period for the Hart-Scott-Rodino act had expired. The waiting period offers regulatory agencies the opportunity to delay the merger between MetroPCS and T-Mobile by having the companies continue to answer questions surrounding the proposed combination. The HSR Antitrust Improvement Act of 1976 provides that parties will not complete mergers until after they have submitted detailed filings with the Federal Trade Commission and … [read full article]

Google Play’s First Birthday Brings Sales, Deals And More

Google Play and I have something in common today, it’s our birthday week and Google wants to help you celebrate with a weeks worth of free downloads. Technically, Google Play’s birthday is today (mine too!) but they want to celebrate the week with free music downloads, in-app content, books, TV shows, and more. There’s plenty of deals to be had, so hit the Play Store link below to get started. It was … [read full article]

T-Mobile Responding To AT&T’s Newspaper Ad With Their Own Creative Responses

Let me be the first to say, that if these ads developed for T-Mobile in response to AT&T’s one-page attack ad last week don’t run in newspapers everyday for the next year, I’m going to be disappointed. Do these ads point to a new, cocky T-Mobile? Absolutely, but that’s what makes me love these three spots. I’ve long hoped that T-Mobile would do more to adopt a scrappy marketing campaign and start … [read full article]