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Samsung Galaxy S4 being released in April?

Since T-Mobile has carried all previous versions of the flagship Galaxy S, it’s fair to assume that when the next one arrives, we’ll get that one too. We just don’t know exactly when the handset is to be announced or released. But, if the latest roundup of rumors is anything to go by, the S4 (codenamed ‘Altius’ allegedly) will be announced at a Samsung Unpacked event in March, a similar time frame to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Boosting Data Allotment For $50 Monthly4G Rate Plan

Beginning January 28th, T-Mobile is making some changes to their $50 Monthly4G prepaid rate plan with a boost in data allotment. The 400MB increase will apply to the next renewal and allow for a total of 500MB total data before throttling. The increase in data will automatically apply to customers now on the $50 Monthly4G plan. This additional data increase comes almost two weeks after [read full article]

Question Of The Day: How’s Your Coverage In T-Mobile’s Modernized Network Markets?

The promise of T-Mobile’s modernized network is one T-Mobile project that we’ve eagerly watched over the last year. The consideration that we, as T-Mobile customers can use handsets we’ve long since assumed would never work on T-Mobile’s 3G/4G networks are now ripe for the taking is plainly stated — wonderful. As of this writing, T-Mobile’s modernized network  consists of more than 40 markets and thereby allowed for images like the one … [read full article]

Upcoming Blackberry Z10 Showcased Alongside The iPhone 5

Chalk up yet another video from the folks at Telekom Presse showing off the upcoming Blackberry Z10. The Z10, better known to us on T-Mobile as the “Lisbon,” is set to be unveiled on January 30th at Blackberry’s launch event. According to the most recent T-Mobile roadmap, the Z10 aka Lisbon will launch on Magenta store shelves on March 27th. Until then, and before Blackberry’s own event later this month, the folks from Telekom Presse … [read full article]

(Update: Out Of Stock) Say Hello Again To The Nexus 4 As It Reappears On T-Mobile.com

Update: That didn’t last long as the Nexus 4 is already listed as out of stock.  Everyone give a nice big round of applause for the Nexus 4 as it makes a triumphant return to T-Mobile.com. As inventory returns to T-Mobile’s corporate locations and online, we hope that many of you who have been eagerly anticipating the opportunity to buy the phone directly from T-Mobile can get your orders in [read full article]

Rumor: T-Mobile Planning Valentine’s Day Sale, Blackout Dates For End Of March

It should come as no surprise as a new rumor that just dropped into my inbox tells me T-Mobile is planning a Valentine’s Day sale. Considering T-Mobile’s regular schedule for Valentine’s sales, this rumor seems like a sure thing. Unfortunately, we don’t have any details to go on — but smart money would have us believe any sale would likely be focused on Value Plan offerings. As for part two of this … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Network Modernization: What Is It? Where Can I Get Coverage?

T-Mobile’s network modernization project is in full swing, but if my inbox is any kind of indication, there’s still plenty of lingering confusion about what it is and how it benefits you? So let’s go for an informative stroll. Approximately 90% of T-Mobile’s network traffic is on their 3G and 4G bands, that’s 1700 MHz and 2100 MHz for reference. That percentage leaves their 2G bands, in the 850 MHz and 1900 MHz … [read full article]

LG Mobile France Director Talks Nexus 4, All But Directly Blames Google

All this talk about Nexus 4 inventory is beginning to get a little old, especially when none of it tells us exactly when we can expect another chance to buy them. While T-Mobile stores are beginning to receive their own small shipments, Google’s Play Store has been out of stock for some time. LG’s Mobile France Director Cathy Robin took an opportunity to discuss the device with French media outlet Challenges.Fr[read full article]

Nokia Lumia 810 Receiving “Portico” Software Update

Nokia Lumia 810 owners take note as your smartphone is set to receive the “Portico” update, bringing with a number of “software stability and bluetooth connectivity improvements.” The update rollout began yesterday, January 16th, and is performed as an over the air update. The update brings with bug fixes, including issues with Bluetooth, device reboots, and being incorrectly routed to tethering up sell pages when browsing. Microsoft will send a notification to your … [read full article]

Nexus 7 Now Available Through Google’s Play Store With T-Mobile SIM, Expands Nexus 4 Availability

T-Mobile’s quest to Nexus-ify their Android lineup continues today with the opportunity to purchase the Nexus 7 through Google’s Play Store with a T-Mobile SIM. Available for $299, the Nexus 7 with T-Mobile SIM and HSPA+ 21Mbps connectivity is available with 32GB of internal storage. Devices are expected to be delivered within 3-5 business days, which will make you the envy of all your Nexus 4 friends still trying desperately to get … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s LTE Launch In Las Vegas Will Be Followed With Kansas City

Kansas City represent as T-Mobile’s Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray has indicated that the company will launch the “City of Fountains” as its second LTE market after Las Vegas. These two markets are generally the first to go live with network enhancements and fall in line with my own thoughts back in the days prior to CES. In fact, we expect that the LTE market launches will follow a similar pattern … [read full article]

T-Mobile Pushing Patch For Samsung Exynos Exploit To Galaxy Note II Devices?

Galaxy Note II owners should be on the lookout this morning as a small software update is being pushed to your device. Rumor has it the update is a patch for the Exynos software bug Samsung promised to fix back in the middle of December. While T-Mobile has yet to update their Galaxy Note II support page indicating the update weighing in at 8.74MB is on the way — … [read full article]