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Windows Phone 8 Inventory, Dummy Units Begin Arriving In Stores

We’re just three days from the official launch of Windows Phone 8 on T-Mobile and stores are getting ready with demo devices, displays and inventory all beginning to arrive. Both the Windows Phone 8X and Lumia 810 are making cameo appearances in stores as they wait for their T-Mobile unveiling this Wednesday. Along with the store displays, some retail locations are already receiving some cases including somebody Body Glove and Speck … [read full article]

Apple, HTC Settle Patent Lawsuit With 10 Year Licensing Agreement

In a joint press release yesterday evening, Apple and HTC announced that a 10 year licensing agreement has been reached between the two warring parties. The agreement is good for around the world sales of both HTC and Apple devices and the deal includes a 10-year licensing agreement. The agreement, which is confidential was quickly described by HTC as not expected to “have any adverse material impact on the financials of the company.” The agreement … [read full article]

LG Nexus 4 Demo Units Begin Arriving In T-Mobile Stores

With just a few days left before the Nexus 4 officially launches to the world, at least a few T-Mobile stores are beginning to receive some demo units. Before you rush out now to your local store, we know that the Nexus 4 will only be available in select T-Mobile stores thanks to the launch announcement, so we’d suggest phoning ahead. Our best guess is that high traffic and high volume … [read full article]

So, When AT&T Said It Needed T-Mobile For LTE, It Wasn’t Being Completely Honest

If I can take you back to last year, and the AT&T, T-Mobile acquisition mind frame you might recall that a large part of AT&T’s desire to grab T-Mobile was for spectrum. Spectrum, as you’ll recall was what AT&T said was necessary for them to be able to rival other carriers (see: Verizon) with nationwide LTE. Well, as of this Wednesday AT&T has been singing a different tune, stating that their … [read full article]

HTC 8S Passes Through FCC With T-Mobile Compatible Bands

While our Windows Phone 8 attention has been solely focused on the Windows Phone 8X and Lumia 810 as of late, the HTC 8S just passed through the FCC complete with support for T-Mobile HSPA+ bands. There’s no official confirmation that either carrier will pick up the device to sell, but it does allow for the possibility for customers on both AT&T and T-Mobile to use the phone. The … [read full article]

TmoNews Reviews The Samsung Galaxy Note II

The Galaxy Note II is a hard phone to discuss without first trying to make sense of whether it’s a phone, a tablet or something else entirely. I’ve jokingly called the original Galaxy Note and now the Galaxy Note II a “phablet” and I stand by that term. It’s easy to see that the Galaxy Note II is a vastly different animal than its predecessor. With more power under the hood, the … [read full article]

T-Mobile Holding Two Day Samsung Sale On November 16th, 17th

If you’re looking to pick up a Samsung smartphone in the coming days, you might want to hold out until T-Mobile’s upcoming Samsung two-day sale taking place on November 16th and 17th. Samsung two-day sales aren’t uncommon on T-Mobile, the most recent taking place this past July and offer some great opportunities to snatch a device for next to nothing. This time around, we’ve got a couple of notable new additions that … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy S III Now The Best Selling Smartphone In The World

The iPhone 4S reign has finally come to an end as a new report by Strategy Analytics shows the Galaxy S III overtook Apple’s device as the best-selling smartphone in the third quarter of 2012. The figures show the S III shipped 18 million units in the third quarter, compared to the iPhone 4S shipping just 16.2 million. As for market share, the Galaxy S III now holds a 10.7% share of the global smartphone … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts Third Quarter 2012 Numbers, Postpaid Losses Continue As Prepaid Gains

T-Mobile’s third quarter 2012 financial report released overnight and the long and short of it is — just about everything is down, except for prepaid. The nitty-gritty is that the company lost 492,000 postpaid customers while still adding 160,000 net customers thanks to gains in the prepaid arena. Blended Average revenue per user (ARPU) dropped to $42.78, a decrease of 7.4 percent year over year … [read full article]

T-Mobile Set To Introduce “Bridge To Value,” Help Migrate Customers Over To Value Rate Plans

Some big changes coming down the pipe for T-Mobile’s Value Plans as the company begins a major shift in focus with the introduction of “Bridge to Value” beginning November 11th. Make no mistake about it, Value Plans are T-Mobile’s future and we’re even hearing that Classic Plans could start seeing their way out the door as early as the beginning of next year. However, that’s unconfirmed and should be taken with the usual … [read full article]