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T-Mobile Announces The LG Optimus L9, “Stylish And Powerful”

T-Mobile and LG announce the LG Optimus L9, available later this fall as another member of the popular L-series. The LG is a just 0.36 inches thin with a 4.5” qHD display running on T-Mobile’s nationwide 4G network. “The LG Optimus L9 gives our customers an amazing 4G experience packaged in a stylish design,” said Brad Duea, senior vice president, product management, T-Mobile USA.  “And, when coupled with T-Mobile’s Unlimited Nationwide 4G … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Launching In Both White And Gray On October 24th?

Like all release dates that leak out, we’ll remind you that these dates are subject to change without notice, but we’re pretty confident an October 24th launch for the Galaxy Note II isn’t far off. Given that date is the same day Samsung is holding their own launch event in New York City, it doesn’t seem unreasonable that Samsung and/or T-Mobile would … [read full article]

House Intelligence Committee Says Huawei, ZTE May Be Under Influence Of Chinese Government

A new report written by the US House of Representatives Intelligence Committee has concluded that both Huawei and ZTE, two Chinese smartphone manufacturers should be prevented from expanding their business in the US. The report and findings follow an 11-month investigation into both companies, as reported via Reuters which saw a draft of the House report saying that both companies may be subject to the influence of the Chinese government, possibly representing an espionage threat. “U.S. network providers and system developers … [read full article]

T-Mobile Stores Begin Receiving NanoSIM Cards For iPhone 5 Activation

A bit of a surprise today as T-Mobile stores begin to receive NanoSIM cards used in conjunction with the iPhone 5. Our original expectations had T-Mobile NanoSIM cards arriving sometime in the middle of October, but we’re not one to complain about anything arriving ahead of schedule in the wireless world. There’s no word on how widespread the NanoSIM rollout is and it seems these shipments only started to arrive this morning. … [read full article]

(Updated) Android 4.2 Rumors Starting To Filter Out, What Might We See Next?

Update: Google employee Dan Morrill is having a good laugh at the latest round of rumors with a simple “Reading rumor sites…. LOL.” comment on Google+. When pressed for more information, Morrill wouldn’t disclose which site(s) he was referencing, but I think the below information is the pretty obvious choice. It’s possible that Morrill is laughing out loud because of how dead on this information is, or how very, very … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces The Samsung Galaxy S III As The Company’s Best Selling Phone Of All Time

I’m not sure if I’m surprised or shocked by the tweet T-Mobile sent out around 6pm tonight announcing the Galaxy S III as the carriers all-time best selling device. That definitely places sales well over the one million mark and then some given the figures that leaked for previous Samsung handsets T-Mobile sold during the Apple/Samsung trial. I admit, the Galaxy S III sounds like an obvious choice, but it wouldn’t … [read full article]

New Report Says New Nexus Device Announcement Coming End Of October?

These are the kind of stories I know we all love as a new report says we can expect a new Nexus device announcement at the end of the month. Rumors have been heating up in the past few days that the above pictured device, the LG Optimus G will serve as the inspiration for the upcoming Nexus announcement. As it stands now, the reports says Google and LG have not yet finalized … [read full article]

Samsung Releases Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Device List For Future Upgrades

A new Samsung support site is detailing the company’s upcoming schedule for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and it’s pretty much what we’ve already heard. As for T-Mobile, it now lists the Galaxy S III only. However, it was just 10 days ago that a detailed Samsung list highlighted potential T-Mobile devices as the Galaxy S II, Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 7.0 that are also going to have … [read full article]

Sprint Considering Deutsche Telekom Counter-Offer For MetroPCS?

I think we could have predicted a bit of opposition from Sprint on T-Mobile’s proposed merger with MetroPCS, but a counter-offer isn’t what I had in mind. According to the old “people familiar with the matter,” Sprint is looking at the numbers and holding talks with financial advisors to evaluate the possibility of a counter-offer for MetroPCS. The report states that Sprint … [read full article]

(Updated) AT&T Ties Up Lumia 920 As Carrier Exclusive, What About The 820?

  Update: According to Nokia’s website, the Lumia 820 is also an AT&T exclusive, though AT&T’s press release doesn’t mention that specifically.  Update 2: The Nokia website has been updated to show the Lumia 820 as “coming soon” from AT&T, but they have removed the “exclusive.” Good news.  We had high hopes that Nokia’s Lumia 920 would make the carrier rounds and not be tied down … [read full article]