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HTC Posts First Look Windows Phone 8X Teaser Video

HTC is helping us get very familiar with the Windows Phone 8X thanks to a teaser/first look video that went up a few days ago on their YouTube page. The teaser itself doesn’t offer us anything new, like  a release date or price, but it does focus on color choice, Beats Audio technology, Skype and XBox Music (Zune’s new music name). Of course, we’re not really expecting any release dates until Microsoft makes the actual date … [read full article]

Samsung Shows Off New Feature Multi-Window Feature On The Galaxy Note II And It’s Awesome

Samsung’s not wasting anytime kicking up more promotional talk for the Galaxy Note II with a new Korean video showing off a feature we haven’t seen a lot of: multi-window. This is a seriously cool addition to the Note II and while it reminds me of the Note 10.1 in some way, the ability to use this looks not only fun, but completely functional as well. This could be a big reason for some to grab … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Training Videos Pop Up On Vimeo, “Ask Why…”

Some new T-Mobile training videos popped up on Vimeo today, presumably indicating how the company is instructing sales staff to sell a particular operating system as well as the service itself. The videos cover rate plans, overcoming customer hesitations as well as closing deals for Android, Windows Phone and even Blackberry sales. The videos aren’t going to win any awards for production, but they are simple, straight forward and should be very easy for an employee to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy Note II Passes Through The FCC, Is Future Proofed With LTE

Talk about some big news on a Friday night as we get word that the Samsung Galaxy Note II for T-Mobile passes through the FCC. Of course that in and of itself isn’t the big news, the BIG news is the report itself which lists the following available frequencies for wireless: 850/1900 GSM/GPRS/EDGE, 850/1700/1900 WCDMA/HSPA, Band 4 (5, 10, 15, 20 MHz), 17 LTE (5, 10 MHz). Yup, that’s both 700 MHz … [read full article]

MetroPCS Considering Potential Suitors, T-Mobile Among Them

A new report puts T-Mobile right back into the mix for potential suitors for MetroPCS as an “unnamed source” says MetroPCS is having “off and on” conversations with possible merger partners. None of the parties would comment, which include T-Mobile, Dish Network, and Sprint Nextel according to DealReporter.  The source says that any potential deal would include both stock and cash, though they urged caution as the conversations have not yet hit … [read full article]

T-Mobile Tower Deal Leases 7,200 Locations For $2.4 Billion

T-Mobile USA has agreed to sell the rights to operate 7,200 of its wireless towers to Crown Castle International Corp in a deal worth $2.4 billion. In the deal announced this morning, Crown Castle also gains the option to pay another $2.4 billion to buy the towers from T-Mobile USA outright at the end of a 28 year term for each tower for another $2.4 billion. The towers will support enough space … [read full article]

HTC One X+ Makes Cameo Appearance In UK Brochure

There isn’t much to go on here and while the image itself isn’t particularly relevant to T-Mobile, we’re still interested in HTC One X+ news because the chance remains super smartphone could still wind up on Magenta store shelves. What’s more, it’s  a chance to put yesterdays image side-by-side with this new image of the One X+ to see how they compare. Th image itself comes courtesy of GSMArena and a leaked brochure … [read full article]

Samsung Teases Galaxy Note II Event, Expects Huge Sales

Samsung just sent out a “Save the Date” for October 24th, teasing the “Next Big Thing” with an S Pen front and center. Without any additional details, we’re left to guess what this could be, but we really can’t imagine it being anything other than the Galaxy Note II. Our money is on a US focused Galaxy Note II special event launch and hopefully we’ll get some concrete dates and pricing … [read full article]

(Updated) HTC One S Android 4.0.4 Software Update Pushing Out

Update: T-Mobile has added the details to their support forums and we’ve added the improvements and fixes below.  We’re just getting word that HTC One S owners are seeing a new OTA update arrive bringing Android 4.0.4 and Sense 4.1. There’s been no sign of a new update on T-Mobile’s support site, so we’re unsure if there are any specific bug or security  fixeshere. Here’s what we are seeing: Android … [read full article]

Samsung Fix For Galaxy S III Reset Exploit Already Out In Most Recent Software Update

Samsung isn’t wasting any time getting in front of this story after reports went wide yesterday that a number of Galaxy devices were capable of being hard-reset when clicking a very specific URL in a browser. Samsung has issued a quick statement saying that a fix is “already” in place along with assurances that the Galaxy S III is not vulnerable. In fact, as you can see in the video blow, courtesy … [read full article]

T-Mobile Branded HTC One X+ Leaks, But Will It Ever Launch?

At this point, I have to wonder if this image of a T-Mobile branded HTC One X+ is more of a tease of what could have been, than what will be? With the removal of the HTC Era 42 from T-Mobile’s roadmap and our own sources calling this device both “canceled, or indefinitely delayed,” we’re finding we aren’t the only ones to hear the something similar. The image, courtesy of … [read full article]