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T-Mobile Screenshot Confirms October 24th Galaxy Note II Launch

It’s a beautiful start to the week as the above image just landed in my inbox confirming the October 24th launch date for the Galaxy Note II. The “confirmation” of the launch date comes the day after we discover the purported pricing of the Note II as $379.99 for Classic/Legacy plans and $299.99 down payment on Value Plans. Still, don’t forget Walmart’s $299 price tag as a way around … [read full article]

T-Mobile Announces LG Optimus L9, Available October 31st

T-Mobile’s just dropped word that the LG Optimus L9 is set to be stocked on store shelves beginning October 31st, for $79.99 with Classic plans. I’ll readily admit that I’m looking forward to some hands on time with the Optimus L9 given its size and price point. The L9 will be available in stores and online beginning October 31st for $79.99 with a two-year contract after a $50 mail-in rebate. Value Plan … [read full article]

ISIS Mobile Wallet Launches Today In Salt Lake City, Utah And Austin, Texas

Right on schedule this morning is the announcement  of the ISIS Mobile Wallet system via T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon Wireless in Salt Lake City, Utah and Austin, Texas. “With Isis, you won’t have to carry around that physical credit card — and you can transfer a lot more personal necessities from your wallet onto your phone, thanks to secure NFC services.” The ISIS payment system will offer T-Mobile customers “a secure … [read full article]

Samsung, T-Mobile Tease Galaxy Note II “Coming Soon” On Twitter

It’s no surprise that T-Mobile and Samsung are doing some teasing via social media as they prepare for Samsung’s Galaxy Note II media event later this week. The arrival of the Galaxy Note II in the US provides both Samsung and T-Mobile with a high-profile launch as we start the countdown toward the holiday season. As it stands now, we’re all very eager to find out when exactly T-Mobile will stock the Note II … [read full article]

Did A Source Leak All The Happenings At Google’s Playground Event?

It goes without saying that we’re eager to find out exactly what Google has in store for their upcoming “Playground” event taking place next week. We can thank the boys at TheNextWeb who think they’ve got a source that can nail down everything that Google has planned for next week. In no particular order we should see the official unveiling of a 32GB Nexus 7 variant, along with … [read full article]

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Note II Pricing Revealed In New Image

We’re hopefully starting to narrow down the list of unknowns regarding T-Mobile’s Galaxy Note II launch as a newly leaked documents provides some possible insight into rumored price points. Keeping in mind that like all good rumors, these prices are subject to change, it looks as if T-Mobile will launch the Galaxy Note II for $299.99 on Value Plans. Classic plan customers seem to be looking at a $419.99 price tag before … [read full article]

Huawei Summit Pictured In All Its Kinda, Sorta Android Glory

The Huawei Summit crosses an interesting line as part smartphone, part feature phone and tries to be the best of both worlds in a low cost way. By not requiring a data plan, you’ll still have access to calendar, calculator and contact “apps” that outweigh similar offerings on a standard feature phone. Available for both prepaid and postpaid offerings, a 3.2 megapixel camera, WiFi calling and 3.5″ display still makes this an … [read full article]

T-Mobile USA, MetroPCS File Formal Documents With FCC Seeking Merger Approval

In a formal move with the FCC, T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS submitted official papers on October 18th seeking approval for their anticipated merger. According to the FCC filing, the companies will send similar documents to US antitrust authorities, specifically the Department of Justice at a later date. The new company will have 42.5 million customers according to the most recent data, or about 11.7% … [read full article]

Press Event For October 29th Teases T-Mobile’s “Showcase”

We’re a little dismayed that our invitation must have gotten lost in the “mail,” but word is going out that T-Mobile is preparing to showcase their upcoming lineup on October 29th in New York City. Yes, that’s October 29th, the very same day Microsoft is set to officially release a whole bunch of new Windows Phone hardware as well as Google’s Playground event, … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Demo Devices On Their Way To Retail Stores

Some good news for Galaxy Note II fans as T-Mobile’s demo devices are en route and should arrive sometime tomorrow or early next week. The arrival of demo units is an obvious precursor to launch, and takes us one step closer to the idea that T-Mobile is gearing up to put these on store shelves. At the very least, you’ll be able to pop into a store and go hands on, which will … [read full article]

Galaxy S II Color Refresh Shown In Monthly 4G Promotional Video

In a minor bit of news today, T-Mobile is set to introduce a color refresh to the Galaxy S II, perhaps with a new Monthly 4G edition. As seen in the image above, the Monthly packaged 4G Galaxy S II outed via this promotional video is decidedly not black. Earlier in the month we outed T-Mobile’s current roadmap which indicated an October 29th launch for the “Samsung Galaxy S II Color Refresh.” … [read full article]