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Samsung Says “Nuh Uh” For April Galaxy S III Launch, Will Tell Us On Twitter When It’s Really Happening

So…about that whole Samsung Galaxy S III April launch rumor? Samsung says nope, not going to happen and took to their Korean Twitter account telling everyone not to believe rumored press releases. Furthermore, Samsung says once a specific launch date has been decided, they’ll tell us via Twitter first. The Verge received an official statement from Samsung basically saying they aren’t ready to announce the phone quite yet: The successor to the … [read full article]

Introducing The PhoneDog Official Smartphone Rankings Guide, I’m An Expert!

Look out, it’s the newest feature the boys at PhoneDog are adding with the official launch of their Smartphone Ranking system. You’ve seen the billboard charts for music right? It’s exactly like that, except this is for smartphones and not only am I part of their “Mobile Expert” team, but so are all of you. Rankings consist of two charts, a “People’s Choice” chart (that’s you) and a “Expert Ranking” chart (that’s me). … [read full article]

White HTC Amaze 4G Officially Discontinued, Making Way For HTC One Launch?

Obvious news is obvious as the HTC Amaze 4G white has been officially discontinued for the better part of two weeks now as smart money would bet that T-Mobile is already making inventory space for the HTC One S. Sure, it’s about five or six weeks ahead of the scheduled HTC One S launch, but we’ve got no problem with the Amaze making way for the One S. This isn’t the … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III Set For March Announcement, April Launch?

The Samsung Galaxy S III is arguably one of the most anticipated Android smartphones in 2012, with the Galaxy S II already winner of a number of “best smartphone of 2011″ awards, the Galaxy S III has a lot to live up to. Samsung decided to skip a Mobile World Congress announcement for the Galaxy S III, and now a ZDNet Korea report indicates we could see a Samsung announcement later … [read full article]

HTC Shows Off ImageSense Technology With Sample HTC One Images

There is little question that HTC is going “all in” with their new HTC One lineup and by all accounts, HTC’s newest devices seem a step ahead of the current market. With dual and quad-core technology, HD displays, Android 4.0, HTC’s newest devices have our complete Android attention. However, there is one key factor truly separating these devices from the rest of the pack — their camera. To help make the HTC … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Next myTouch Devices Will Be Made By…Huawei

T-Mobile’s myTouch line is their staple line and it all kicked off with the original myTouch, from HTC back in 2009. Skip forward two years and LG takes over with a pair of phones under the myTouch brand. Now, in 2012, T-Mobile will introduce Huawei as the next manufacturer for the myTouch. We’re looking at two Gingerbread-powered devices, the U8680 and U8730, two identical devices save for the keyboard. Both phones … [read full article]

Have You Purchased A Nokia Lumia 710? If You Can Say Yes, You Get A Free Cover

There are times when I believe a carrier or manufacturer goes above and beyond to do something nice for their customers — and this is one of them. Nokia has just dropped a note in our inbox directing us to a special website for Lumia 710 owners (or owners on or before March 31st) offering a free Xpress-On cover, just to give your phone a little more personality. To claim your … [read full article]

T-Mobile Fun Facts For Post Leap-Day Celebration

Ok, so this post was probably better suited for yesterday, but T-Mobile decided to take a quick look back at what things were like in the wireless industry the last time a leap year occurred. Four years is definitely a lifetime in the wireless market and T-Mobile has a few quick stats and records to help point out how much the industry has progressed since the last time we saw February 29th appear … [read full article]

T-Mobile HSPA+/LTE Network Will Use Integrated Radios, Won’t Completely End 2G Network

T-Mobile CTO Neville Ray, speaking with Fierce Wireless explained that T-Mobile will be the first wireless carrier to deploy integrated radios in North America. Ray says that integrated radios will be critical to T-Mobile’s network modernization process and its deployment of LTE Release 10. By integrating the antenna and the radio, power consumption can be reduced and less space is required on each tower. T-Mobile’s network modernization plan, which has only come … [read full article]

Nokia CEO Says The T-Mobile Lumia 710 Is “Exceeding Expectations”

Let’s just be frank and say we honestly have no idea how Nokia’s CEO is quantifying “exceeding expectations” since we don’t have any idea what the expectations were for the Lumia 710. However, speaking at Mobile World Congress, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop was reportedly enthusiastic about the Lumia 710 and it current sales numbers. Unfortunately, he wouldn’t give up any specific market numbers, but it seems Nokia has a small hit on … [read full article]

T-Mobile Emphasizes Service Over Speed While Waiting For LTE?

We’ve already seen and heard T-Mobile’s plans for 2012, a reinvigorated company with a “Challenger Strategy” ready to take on the world. It starts with a $4 billion network investment and the beginnings of a LTE rollout, and highlights a 1900MHz HSPA+ refarm allowing customers to use almost any unlocked HSPA+ capable phone in the world. T-Mobile will work hard to get wholesalers onto their network and will work furiously to … [read full article]

Watch HTC’s Entire Mobile World Congress One Series Launch Event

HTC just held one of their biggest events of the year at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and introduced their new One series. Unfortunately, for those of us not in attendance in Barcelona, we missed HTC Sense 4 intros, CEO Peter Chou talking about Beats Audio integration and the new ImageChip technology that will take HTC smartphone cameras to the next level. Well, we have good news as HTC has posted the full 45 minute event online … [read full article]