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T-Mobile Wants To Help Small Business “Get Paid Fast,” Brings Square Credit Card Reader To Retail Stores

T-Mobile continues to throw some weight behind the mobile payment movement, as they have become the first wireless carrier to offer Square credit card readers at a number of their retail outlets. This isn’t the first instance of T-Mobile utilizing the Square payment reader as a tool to lure in small business customers as they began offering Square readers to small business users with upgrades back in December. T-Mobile’s new Square campaign … [read full article]

T-Mobile Changes To Domestic Data Roaming Detailed, Confirmed For April 5th

Well we can now chalk this “rumor” firmly up in the “confirmed” category for April 5th as we’ve gotten our hands on some more detail for T-Mobile’s planned changes to domestic data roaming plans. Right away, T-Mobile does point out: “Domestic data roaming will not be subject to data speed reduction. The allotment will be reset with each bill cycle. After the allotment is reached, the customer will no longer have data … [read full article]

Concerned About Our End Of Life Post For the HTC Sensation4G/Amaze4G? Don’t Be.

Judging by your comments, Tweets, emails and Facebook posts a number of you expressed some concern and confusion over our recent “End-Of-Life” post for the HTC Amaze 4G, Sensation 4G among others. In hindsight, I suppose I should have made sure this was put into the post surrounded by neon lights to avoid any confusion or panic, but “End Of Life” only means it is the end of the “shelf … [read full article]

T-Mobile Making Changes To Off-Network Data Roaming Plans In The Future?

Word coming out of Howard Forums tells us T-Mobile will be making some changes to their data roaming plans when you are wandering off the T-Mobile network. According to the Howard Forums tipster, sometime in early April, T-Mobile will change their domestic roaming policies to 100MB of data on the 5GB plan and 200MB on the 10GB plan. If you exceed the 100 or 200MB limit, the network will cut off any data … [read full article]

HTC Amaze 4G, Sensation 4G, LG DoublePlay, myTouch And myTouch Q Nearing End-Of-Life?

Here’s a bit of interesting news to keep us talking over the weekend as a new T-Mobile inventory screengrab has fallen into our inbox indicating the HTC Sensation 4G, HTC Amaze 4G, LG DoublePlay, LG myTouch Q and LG myTouch are nearing their end-of-life status. We should remind you that “end-of-life” does not mean the Amaze 4G will immediately disappear from store shelves — if anything there could be still … [read full article]

T-Mobile Continues To Train Frontline Employees On Churn-Reducing Efforts

T-Mobile’s churn-reducing efforts for 2012 continue with new frontline employee training highlighting “four non-negotiable customer standards.” T-Mobile is looking for frontline employees to cover four basic steps to help make sure a customer leaves the store happy and smiling. The first step is a personal coverage check to determine if the future T-Mobile customer will have a good signal at their home or office. We’ve already seen a document regarding churn that … [read full article]

Samsung “Still Reviewing Several Options” For Launching Galaxy S III

This week started out with some uncertainty on the Samsung Galaxy S III launch and while it’s ending with the same uncertainty, we’re not completely empty handed. As it turns out, the Samsung earnings call held a little goodie for those of us carefully listening regarding the existence of the Galaxy S III. For what it’s worth, I don’t think anyone actually thought the Galaxy S III didn’t exist, but Samsung … [read full article]

Meet Joe, T-Mobile’s Best Windows Phone Salesman

Meet Joe, T-Mobile’s top Windows Phone salesman as he works his way through CES 2012 by meeting Carly, taking a helicopter ride, driving a Ferrari, attending a Playboy party and more. It looks like Joe had a great week. Hey Google, how about a Playboy party invite for some top Android salespeople? Show some love for that increasing marketshare, just saying. “Do you know Joe? He’s T-Mobile’s most enthusiastic Windows Phone sales rep. … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Offer Additional Unlocked iPhone Support Beginning January 30th

Starting on January 30th, T-Mobile will “begin offering additional support to customers using an Apple iPhone on our network.” T-Mobile’s added iPhone support will include “common procedures, information about feature and specifications and other basic device questions.” T-Mobile is implementing these changes to support the 1 million plus users on the Magenta network with unlocked iPhones. I mean, we iPhone users need more support, right? We endure such a “poor” experience … [read full article]

First Impressions Of HTC Sense 4.0 Arrives To The Internets

HTC Sense is undoubtedly one of the most well-known skins among all the Android platforms — with its huge clock it’s both distinctive and instantly recognizable. Well, the boys at PocketNow had a chance to check out a non-final version of HTC Sense 4.0 who have been told to expect its arrival on upcoming HTC devices like the HTC Ville and HTC Edge. First and foremost we’re told to look out for … [read full article]

HTC To Scale Back 2012 Smartphone Production, Focus On “Hero” Phones

HTC’s lead UK representative Phil Roberson has provided a little insight into the company’s 2012 plans. Roberson recently spoke with Mobile Magazine and admitted that 2012 would see HTC trimming back on the number of new devices introduced to better focus on “hero” devices. We have to get back to focusing on what made us great – amazing hardware and a great customer experience. We ended 2011 with far more products than we … [read full article]

Recent Price Change Raises Full Invoice Price On Samsung Galaxy S II

A quick little note on some recent price changes that took place yesterday involving the Samsung Galaxy S II and Nokia Lumia 710. With regards to the Nokia Lumia 710, the Value Plan pricing has changed a little allowing for a $30 mail-in rebate bringing your initial net down payment to just $19.99. The Samsung Galaxy S II sees a price bump on its full invoice price from $529.99 to $599.99. … [read full article]

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