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T-Mobile Says “Making Great Progress” On 4G Network Modernization

T-Mobile Senior Vice President Dave Mayo took to the company’s Insight and Issues blog this afternoon and provided us with a brief update on T-Mobile’s current 4G network modernization progress. Let’s hit some of the high-points as Mayo says that the first 400 modernized GSM/HSPA+ sites will be completed by the end of June, with more than 2,500 sites installed by the end of July. Of course, those sites are likely scattered … [read full article]

Samsung’s S-Voice Pitted Against Siri, Who Comes Out On Top?

With iOS 6, Apple’s latest iOS operating system providing Siri with a much-needed boost, it was only a matter of time before decided to pit the reigning champion of voice technology against Samsung’s S-Voice. The result is a pretty favorable comparison, showing S-Voice can hold its own well enough against the “new and improved” Siri. Still, it’s pretty clear that Siri was the inspiration for S-Voice, everything from the bubble conversation to … [read full article]

So How Did Samsung Keep The Galaxy S III Launch Secret?

Still wondering how Samsung kept the Galaxy S III unveiling a well-kept secret right up until the May 3rd launch? A new blog post on Samsung’s official company blog, Samsung Tomorrow, provides a little insight on how all the secrecy went down. First things first, just how secret was the project? Well, Samsung engineer Buyong-Joon Lee had to deny what he was working on to his 11-year old son, even so the boy … [read full article]

Full Price Breakdown On All T-Mobile 4G Devices For Upcoming Father’s Day Sale

Looking for a complete price breakdown for T-Mobile’s upcoming Father’s Day sale? We’ve got you covered as every device T-Mobile will have on sale, be it for Classic or Value plans is covered in this document which just landed in our inbox. You’ll find the upfront cost on both Classic and Value rate plans, along with your anticipated rebate and net cost of $0.00 after rebate. It’s pretty simple actually, what’s not … [read full article]

HTC CEO Peter Chou: We’re Not Concentrating On The Low-End Market Anymore

HTC CEO Peter Chou has told the Wall Street Journal that his company will not cater to the low-end market anymore. Chou told the WSJ that the Taiwanese manufacturer will not “Destroy their brand image,” so they won’t sell “cheap, cheap phones” just to boost the bottom line. “We don’t want to destroy our brand image…We insist on using better materials to make better products that offer premium experience. Many consumers like that.” … [read full article]

Deal Alert: HTC One S Available For $99 At Best Buy, Good For New Accounts And Upgrades

Do you hate rebates? Do you need a phone TODAY and just can’t wait until T-Mobile’s weekend sale? Good news as Best Buy has dropped the price of the HTC One S to $99.99 for both new and upgrade eligible accounts for a limited time. No word on how long this deal will last and since most Best Buy stores don’t carry T-Mobile these days, this is one deal you’ll have … [read full article]

Apple Won’t Block Galaxy S III Launch, Will Still Go To Trial

Apple won’t be able to stop the June 21st launch of the Galaxy S III as US District Judge Lucy Koh denied Apple’s request for an early injunction due to having no time to hear the case before the date. Unfortunately, this does not affect the trial date itself, which will go on as planned, just not before the launch itself as Apple had hoped. For both sides, this is a pretty … [read full article]

So, How Is Ice Cream Sandwich On The Galaxy S II?

So here are we, around twenty hours or so past the release of Ice Cream Sandwich for the Galaxy S II and I want to know — how’s it going? Any hiccups during the update process? Any problems with the update itself? Any additional features you love? Any missing features you need? Still looking to do the update? Don’t forget to check out either T-Mobile or Samsung landing pages with both … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note Hits The FCC, Now It Needs To Hit T-Mobile Stores

Say hello the to the SGH-T879 Galaxy Note as it passes through the halls of the FCC as the model popped up last night on the government website. There’s the good old AWS band for T-Mobile’s current 3G/4G coverage and of course HSPA+ on 1900MHz, so we can expect the Note to work on T-Mobile’s refarmed network as well. The 850MHz band also appears on the FCC docs, though not supported by … [read full article]

Best Buy Offering Nokia Lumia 710 On Monthly 4G Plan, For A Little Extra

If Best Buy has carried the Lumia 710 on T-Mobile’s Monthly4G for some time, this is the first we’ve heard of it. Given that their price is $50 more than T-Mobile’s own offer, I can’t really say I’d recommend taking them up on it anyway. While Best Buy may have the larger price tag, perhaps they are counting on some impulse buys from people walking through the Best Buy Mobile department. I’m … [read full article]

Samsung Posts New TV Spot For Galaxy S III, Still ‘Designed For Humans’

Samsung’s interest in making sure the American public knows the Galaxy S III is “Designed for Humans” continues to ramp up with the introduction of another TV spot. This time, we’re seeing a different side of the Galaxy S III as Samsung’s marketing effort forgoes specs, instead showing how the device will enhance your life. This is exactly what Apple does with their own highly specialized television spots and it works wonders … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Update Now Available, For Real This Time

Right on schedule, Samsung has released the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the T-Mobile Galaxy S II. The update requires the download of Samsung’s Kies software for either Mac or Windows platforms. If you need a detailed set of instructions to aid in your update, hit the Samsung link at the end of this post. Don’t waste any more time reading this, hit that Samsung link below to get started. [read full article]