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T-Mobile’s Website, Retail Store Systems Go Down For Better Part Of Day

Unfortunately this issue went on for hours before I was able to report it this evening as there were numerous reports of a major T-Mobile system issue today that led to crashed computers inside company-owned retail stores. Along with the troubles affecting T-Mobile’s retail store computers, customers attempting to place orders on T-Mobile.com were unable to do so. As it stands now, it seems that most systems have come back up late into the … [read full article]

Taking An In-Depth Look At The HTC One, International Edition

Without an opportunity to properly review, unbox or at least go hands-on with the HTC One now available from T-mobile, I’m doing the next best thing. So here’s Cam, our TodaysiPhone.com Managing Editor who is taking a look at the international edition of the HTC One in fine detail. Missing from this review will be some dedicated T-Mobile bloatware, speed tests and a pretty picture of the T-Mobile box. Otherwise, what you see is what you … [read full article]

Petition To End Verizon Wireless Contracts, Adopt T-Mobile-Style Approach Nears 100,000 Signatures

As Verizon changes its policies for the worse with lengthier timeframes to upgrade, customers are fighting back and petitioning the company to drop contracts altogether. Using T-Mobile’s new Simple Choice approach as a basis for the argument, Mike Beauchamp is gathering signatures by the truckload. In one sense, Verizon is already taking at least a step in the right direction even as they extend upgrade rules by allowing device payment plans … [read full article]

(Updated) HTC One Now Available For Pre-Order, Free Car Dock With Purchase*

Update: T-Mobile just sent me a quick note about existing customer orders: The HTC One is available for both new and existing customers online beginning today at http://t-mobile.com/htc-one.  We are experiencing some system issues, however, and are working to resolve it quickly. Well, would you look at that, the HTC One is now available for pre-order from T-Mobile for $99 down with 24 monthly payments of $20. There’s an extra bonus to … [read full article]

Release Date And Price Review For The Samsung Galaxy S 4 And HTC One

In the hopes of squashing confusion on the release of both the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and HTC One, I’m doing a quick recap of everything we know. So let’s just jump right in. Samsung Galaxy S 4: Beginning April 24th, the Galaxy S 4 will be available online. Beginning May 1st, the Galaxy S 4 will be available at “select” company-owned retail stores, select T-Mobile authorized dealers and national retail … [read full article]

Lumia 521 Set To Launch On April 24th As Lumia 810 Hits End-Of-Life

The mystery of the disappearing Lumia 810 has apparently been solved thanks to this new planogram image. First things first, the Lumia 521, first announced by T-Mobile all the way back in February at Mobile World Congress is set for an April 24th launch. The Lumia 521 brings a 4” 800 x 480 display to the table, 512RAM, 8GB storage with a microSD slot, 5 megapixel camera with 720p video … [read full article]

MetroPCS Announces Two Advisory Firms Now Support Merger With T-Mobile

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The revamped MetroPCS deal with T-Mobile has gained another round of support as the two proxy advisory firms originally opposed to the transaction, now endorse the deal. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass, Lewis & Co have reversed their earlier positions recommending against the merger according to a statement provided by MetroPCS yesterday. “We are pleased that both ISS and Glass Lewis recognize the enhanced stockholder value and compelling benefits created by the … [read full article]

Where Did All The Windows Phones Go On T-Mobile’s Website?

Anyone who thought Windows Phone didn’t have some passionate followers on T-Mobile should peep my inbox right about now. We’re not sure what’s going on, but clearly enough of you have noticed one way or another that T-Mobile’s website is now devoid of Windows Phone. We’re not the only website taking note as the folks at WPCentral caught it yesterday, but all Lumia 810 and Windows Phone 8X are … [read full article]

Midweek Poll: How Do You Use Your Tablet?

Editors Note from David: Hi everyone, the folks from our partner site at DroidDog posed a question earlier today and we’re looking for as many responses as possible. So, in the hopes you don’t mind the cross-post, your vote would be most appreciated!   There are lots of different tablets out there; some 10?, some 7?, and some in between.  Luckily, the number of Android apps that are tablet compatible and optimized … [read full article]

(Update: It’s Over) Google Drive, Gmail, And Google Docs Are Down For Many

  Update: Google says the outage is over, long live Google. A number of Google users are reporting that Gmail for Google Apps, and Google Drive including the Admin and control panel are experiencing a service outage. According to Google’s status, there are some red lights under the “current status” of those services and I’ve been unable to access them for around 45 minutes and counting. Some users appear to be unaffected by … [read full article]

(Updated) Samsung Details US Launch Of Galaxy S 4 Flagship, Available Online Beginning April 24th

Updated: See the bold print in the paragraph below to learn the full release details. Smartphone manufacturers the world over should take note of Samsung’s press release this morning as the Korean company detailed a seven-carrier US launch beginning later this month. Specs for the US Samsung Galaxy S 4 are unchanged as far as we can tell from when we first learned about them, which includes the quad-core processor hitting stateside … [read full article]