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(Updated) T-Mobile’s “12 Days Of Value” Begins Today, Runs Through…December 12th

Update: Added the full list of handsets available with the $12 down promotion below.  T-Mobile’s newest Holiday promotion kicks off today with the “12 Days of Value” offering two great offers running through today, December 1st and ending December 12th. Select a great 4G smartphone for just $12 down (Value Plan), or get $120 cash back on a select 4G smartphone when trading in a qualifying smartphone from the list below. There’s no … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Blackberry MyAccount App Hints At Blackberry 10 Support

If there was ever any question whether T-Mobile would support RIM’s upcoming “10” OS, let the introduction of a new MyAccount app in Blackberry App World put any debate to rest. This new version of T-Mobile’s account management app was added this past Wednesday and requires “Tablet: 10.0.0 or higher.” RIM has gone on record as saying they have Blackberry 10 already in the hands of at least 50 carriers around the … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Receive iPhone 5 Accessories As Unlocked Activations Continue To Climb

While yesterdays rumors have the internet abuzz with the possibility that T-Mobile will finally be the last national carrier to receive the iPhone, retail stores are preparing to receive their first iPhone 5 accessories. Unfortunately, I don’t think there’s any correlation between the analyst rumor from yesterday and the arrival of iPhone 5 accessories. Why do I believe that you ask? Well, for starters … [read full article]

Costco Sale Offers $50 Costco Cash Card With Any T-Mobile Smartphone Purchase

Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have come and gone but the holiday deals aren’t over at Costco as they are pushing a special promotion on the Galaxy S III and Galaxy S II through December 4th. With a $100 T-Mobile rebate and a $50 Costco cash card you’ll grab a Galaxy S III for just $29. In fact, with the Galaxy S II, after the mail-in rebate and Costco … [read full article]

Consumer Reports Says Verizon Top National Carrier, AT&T Worst

I wish I could start this post off by saying “what a difference a year makes.” Unfortunately, a new Consumer Reports survey places T-Mobile behind Sprint and Verizon, right in line with how they performed 12 months ago. The survey, which determines scores based on voice and data service quality, staff knowledge, and issue resolution show that Verizon continues to hold down the top spot, followed by Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T in last … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Announce Imminent iPhone Arrival Next Week?

Well, here’s a story we didn’t see coming, especially not on the heels of the last T-Mobile’s COO comments regarding the iPhone last week. According to Merrill Lynch analyst Scott Craig, “speculation is heightening” that Deutsche Telekom will announce the imminent arrival of the iPhone for its company’s US unit during next week’s analyst day meetings. The meetings, scheduled for December 6th and 7th would be an unusual place for such … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts 10 Years Of Innovation Celebratory Video To YouTube

T-Mobile’s pushing out another YouTube clip highlighting 10 years of innovation, a celebration they began all the way back in September. This time around they’re highlighting similar milestones as back in September with reminders of being the first with an HSPA+ network, the first with personal coverage check, and the first carrier to break from the traditional subsidy model with Even More plans. Other notable events in the last 10 years include celebrating T-Mobile’s … [read full article]

MetroPCS, T-Mobile Merger To Be Reviewed By Justice Department, FBI

In a fairly standard move, the US Department of Justice along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation have filed a request with the FCC pertaining to the T-Mobile, MetroPCS merger. Both government entities have asked the FCC to “defer action,” or have asked them to delay their decision in order for both parties to decide if the deal has any “national security, law enforcement, and public safety issues.” They’ve asked the FCC … [read full article]

Google Sends Out Android 4.2.1 Update, Adds December Back To Your Nexus 4, 7, and 10

While we’re waiting for the Nexus 4 to go back on sale today, there is some good news as Google has started sending out Android 4.2.1 adding December back to the Nexus 4, 7 and 10 devices. There’s been a lot made about the Android 4.2 release as one of the buggier Android releases in recent memory and the loss of December in the contacts app is a big bug. … [read full article]

(Updated: Keep Trying) Nexus 4 Hits Google Play Store Right On Schedule, Sells Out Within Minutes

Quick Update: Around 4:40pm EST, Google Play started showing this message: “Google Play is currently experiencing very high traffic. Nexus 4 is not sold out and will still be available for purchase. Please try again shortly. Thank you for your patience.” In other words, keep trying! It took just a matter of minutes, but both 8GB and 16GB Nexus 4 smartphones are already sold out as Google once again underestimates the sheer number of … [read full article]

Google’s Play Store Now Posts Public Reviews Using Your Google+ Name, Goodbye Trolls?

Google Play trolls should recognize their days are numbered as Google socializes comments by linking Play Store reviews to your Google+ account. This really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise as YouTube now asks if your comments can be posted using your Google+ name as well. Given that, this change doesn’t come as a huge surprise as Google continues to supercharge Google+ in any way that they can. The addition of Play Store reviews might force those … [read full article]