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(Updated) Japanese Carrier Softbank Rumored To Be Looking At Sprint Purchase For $19 Billion

Update: According to BloombergSprint is confirming talks with SoftBank over a “substantial investment.”  Any concerns Deutsche Telekom might have over a possible MetroPCS bidding war with Sprint may be unnecessary if a new round of rumors about Sprint Nextel Corp are correct. According to Japan’s Nikkei Newspaper, Softbank Corp, Japan’s third largest mobile phone company is in “advanced” talks to buy a … [read full article]

T-Mobile Shows Off Pic Of Upcoming Moga Game System, Launching With Galaxy Note II

The launch of the Moga Mobile Gaming System on T-Mobile was quietly added to the Galaxy Note II press release which went out this past Monday and went right under our radar. Given that the majority of our attention is on the Note II itself, I didn’t even give the Moga a second thought until I caught this @tmobile tweet. So, without any other distractions, I thought it might be nice to shift focus … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Removal Of “Apple iPhone” Name In Marketing

T-Mobile has confirmed to the Wall Street Journal the removal of the Apple iPhone name from the company’s “bring your own device” marketing push. T-Mobile says the reason for the change was a “natural progression,” and that the company had planned only to use the iPhone name for the month of September. T-Mobile says it will switch out the iPhone image for “other AT&T smartphone images” in the future and the program, … [read full article]

Taking A Quick Look At The Nokia Lumia 810 For T-Mobile

With the kickoff of MobileCon 2012, T-Mobile was on hand last night in San Diego to show off some of their newest hardware, including the Nokia Lumia 810. Unfortunately, T-Mobile seems handcuffed by Microsoft which prevented T-Mobile from showing a working model of the Lumia 810. Most of the early hands on reference a slightly thicker than expected frame, along with a little extra weight. The Cyan color won rave reviews of course, but overall feedback … [read full article]

T-Mobile, AT&T File Application With FCC For Spectrum Swap

The FCC announced yesterday that AT&T and T-Mobile have filed an application to swap PCS (1900 MHz) licenses and one AWS (1700 MHz) license. According to the report, the two companies would exchange equal amounts of spectrum in 35 markets with AT&T gaining spectrum in 12 markets. In another 8 markets, T-Mobile would gain 5-10 MHz of PCS spectrum. Along with that, T-Mobile would pick up another 10 MHz of AWS spectrum covering … [read full article]

TmoNews Reviews The myCharge Peak 6000 Rechargeable Battery Bank

I don’t generally do accessory reviews around these parts, but I’m thinking about changing that and I’m starting with something I’ve grown to love over the past few weeks, the myCharge Peak 6000. As a Floridian, power, battery life and more power and battery life are always something I think about when summer rolls around. It’s been six years since we’ve had a major hurricane, but I’ve learned my lesson and even this … [read full article]

T-Mobile Officially Announces The Galaxy Note II As “Coming In A Few Weeks”

T-Mobile and Samsung announce the Samsung Galaxy Note II, the next generation Samsung flagship phablet featuring a 5.5″ HD Super AMOLED screen “for an enhanced entertainment experience and improved productivity while using the device.” The Galaxy Note II is T-Mobile’s first device with a quad-core processor, featuring Samsung’s 1.6GHz quad-core Exynos processor along with being the first smartphone shipping with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. “The Samsung Galaxy Note II is the latest … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Stop Using “Apple iPhone” Name For Bring Your Own Device Program?

Here’s a piece of news I think a number of us had predicted would come as T-Mobile sends out a memo indicating the “Apple iPhone” name can no longer be used in conjunction with marketing for the “Bring Your Own Device” program. Now, let’s be clear and say we don’t know the reasons for this, it could be a T-Mobile management decision, an Apple legal decision, a T-Mobile legal decision or something … [read full article]

Windows Phone 8X Press Images Show T-Mobile Branding To The World

With the announcement of the Lumia 810 on T-Mobile, Windows Phone 8 fans have yet another option to consider when Microsoft “officially” releases the platform later this month. The real question for Windows Phone fans will be “which handset is right for them?” Well, we’re doubtful a press release image will help make up your mind, but this is our first real “look” at a T-Mobile branded Windows Phone 8X. Even … [read full article]

Possible Upcoming LG Nexus Device Pictured In The Wild, Google Branding And All

With plenty of recent rumors indicating that LG would produce the next-generation Nexus, or at least produce one of the next generation of Nexus devices, a new set of images making their way into the wild isn’t coming as much of a surprise. An XDA-Developer forum member has provided us with our first look at the upcoming LG Nexus device. For now, it appears that all of the earlier rumors about an LG … [read full article]