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Leaked Android Build Screenshots Show Off T879 Model Number, T-Mobile Galaxy Note?

How’s this for a fun Sunday night as we just received some Android screenshots, reportedly taken off a T-Mobile Galaxy Note unit floating around. So, are they real? We believe so and after a little leg-work done by our resident tech guru (and a few other Android heavy folks) Conan Kudo we think we are looking at the genuine article: The screenshots may seem fishy, but I believe they may be genuine. For … [read full article]

Samsung Mobile Tweets Leads To Countdown Ending Tomorrow, Teases “The Next Galaxy”

Whoa Samsung, you nasty little tease. Samsung’s official Mobile Twitter has caused a bit of commotion this afternoon with a hidden anagram tweet leading us to “The Next Galaxy.” The tweet simply read: “Destination: tgeltaayehxnx.” Let’s do a quick re-ordering of those letters and we come up with “The Next Galaxy.” Add in a www. to the beginning and a .com to the end and you get a website with the above countdown. … [read full article]

What Is The Samsung SGH-T879? Could It Be The Galaxy Note For T-Mobile?

So here’s the thing, we can’t absolutely, positively say that this user agent string and the Samsung SGH-T879 model number is a T-Mobile variant of the Galaxy Note. What we can say is that there isn’t another Samsung device on the market with a screen resolution of 800 x 1280. We can say that SGH-T8x9 is normally reserved for tablets. We can say the bluetooth doc relating the SGH-T879 originally called this a variant … [read full article]

FCC Docs Confirm Rumors On T-Mobile’s Next myTouch

Any lingering questions surrounding the possibility that Huawei was next in line to manufacturer T-Mobile’s next-gen myTouch devices has been put to rest by the FCC. Documents recently discovered on the FCC website highlight the Huawei U8680 with support for 850/1700/1900 UMTS bands. More importantly, several of the documents refer to the U8680 as the “T-mobile myTouch,” as you can see in the images above and below the text. The FCC … [read full article]

HTC Meeting In Seattle Talks Tegra, QWERTY Smartphones And Colors

HTC’s holding a media event for select members of the tech press out in Seattle and we’ve learned a bit about how HTC operates, designs and works to grab our business. That’s not to say all the news is good news, at least if you’re a QWERTY keyboard fan. HTC Creative Director Claude Zellweger told attendees that HTC is moving away from producing new devices with physical keyboards. “As a company the QWERTY … [read full article]

Newest Galaxy S III Leak Looks As Real As Ever With Pics And Video

Reminder: These images and video show the device’s inner guts with a dummy outer shell.  Let me say this right from the start, there is a very good chance this is the Galaxy S III. You’re asking “David, how do you know that?” Well, that Samsung is trying to get the video pulled from Engadget with a legal request is our first hint. That’s the kind of move we only see … [read full article]

T-Mobile, AT&T Continue Battle Over Claim Of Nations Largest 4G Network

T-Mobile currently lays claim to the title “America’s Largest 4G Network” based on coverage of 215 million people with HSPA+ technology. However, AT&T is working to one up that claim with their own figure of nearly 250 million people covered by their “4G network.” It was back in February when AT&T first tried to claim the title of the nation’s largest 4G network, but did so without providing any specific figures. Now, … [read full article]

Pre-Order The HTC One S From Best Buy For Just $199.99, No Rebate Required

If you’re looking to score an even better deal on the HTC One S, take a look at Best Buy who is offering up the One S sans rebate. That means you’ll pay just $199.99 up front, without worrying about the extra $50 mail-in rebate from T-Mobile. For some, buying directly from the carrier equals piece of mind, but if you’re looking to save a little cash right from the start, Best … [read full article]

Are We Finally Seeing Real-Deal Images Of The Galaxy S III In The Wild?

Is this it? Is this real? Are we finally seeing real-deal images of the Galaxy S III in the wild? According to Gizmodo Brazil, we’re looking at two “exclusive” Galaxy S III photos showing a “thinner, yet heavier” Galaxy S III model. We’re noticing a 12 megapixel and according to Gizmodo Brazil, the device  sports a Samsung GT-i9300 model number. Their source is “quite confident” that this is the Galaxy S III and … [read full article]

HTC One S On T-Mobile, The TmoNews Preview

Update: I’ve left the review as is, however, after reaching out to T-Mobile with concerns over the speed, I was told that review devices were not yet provisioned for T-Mobile’s HSPA+ 42 network. That would completely explain my experience and it’s not uncommon to see this happen with review devices. They are often preliminary or non-final versions of devices customers can purchase. T-Mobile provided me with the following statement:  During your review of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Support Forum Moderators Says No Sensation 4G ICS Update In April

While many of you are questioning the delay in HTC’s release of the Sensation 4G update for T-Mobile, both companies have been silent since the middle of March. That is until today, when a T-Mobile support forum post helps clear the air on what’s going on. It doesn’t give us the answer we really want to here, but at least it tells us they are aware of your concerns. “The Sensation … [read full article]