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T-Mobile Marketing Chief Cole Brodman Retires, Leaving End Of May

T-Mobile USA Marketing Chief Cole Brodman is leaving the company later this month, T-Mobile confirmed early this morning. Brodman held the position of T-Mobile’s Chief Marketing officer for a little less than two years having spent almost 17 years with the company. Brodman will step down as of May 25th, though he will continue as a strategic advisor according to T-Mobile Chief Executive Philip Humm. “It’s a retirement from T-Mobile,” said Brodman, … [read full article]

Newest comScore Reports Shows Android, Apple Continuing Smartphone Dominance

We knew this was coming as the March smartphone market totals are now in and you’ll only need one guess for who continues to reign number one in the US market. Android its dominance jumping almost four full points to 51% of new American smartphone buyers. Apple’s still riding high as well jumping to 30.7% giving the two top platforms close to 80% marketshare. Microsoft and RIM took their own hits dropping to … [read full article]

Samsung’s Galaxy S III Announcement Is Two Days Away, What Can We Expect?

Note: This is a dual-post I threw up on DroidDog.com as well. I’ve tailored this post for the T-Mobile fan in all of us. You’ll see me throwing myself more and more into the Android community, you’ll find out why tonight! That’s a tease for a story going up later. Hint, hint.  If you’ve watched the news for the past few months, with a specific eye on the past few weeks you’ve seen … [read full article]

T-Mobile To Launch Huawei Made Prism On May 6th, HVGA Screen For The Win

Look out world, the T-Mobile Huawei Prism is coming to T-Mobile on May 6th and it’s rocking a HVGA screen. The Galaxy S III this isn’t, but not every phone can be the next best thing to hit the Android market. If you’re looking for what is bound to be an inexpensive entry-level Android device, the T-Mobile Prism is calling your name. Powered by Android 2.3, the Prism has a 3.5″ … [read full article]

TmoNews Reviews The HTC One S

There is little question that HTC has been criticized for releasing too many phones that all seemed to be too much like each other. HTC was putting out the newest and best phone once a month, every month, for as long as we can remember. Arguably, these “superphones” helped launch Android into the stratosphere but, as a company, HTC was doing itself more harm than good. As HTC recognized a change in direction … [read full article]

Software Fix Coming For HTC One S Wi-Fi Calling Battery Drain

If you’re a new owner of the HTC One S and you’re suffering from a battery drain issue caused by Wi-Fi calling, good news — a software fix is incoming. T-Mobile’s support documents confirm the issue as of April 20th, a full 5 days before release so we hope that any update is prioritized and issued quickly to rectify the problem as the One S only being on the shelf for 4 days. … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Planned Dates For Ice Cream Sandwich, Upcoming Device Launches

While Samsung, HTC and T-Mobile remain silent on the topic of Ice Cream Sandwich, TmoNews is coming to the rescue. Understandably, the carriers and manufacturers hate providing anything that even resembles a solid release date as they are so prone to change — a point emphasized by our article earlier in the day highlighting the difficulties imposed on Android updates. Still, I know how badly you guys want to have … [read full article]

Google’s Jean-Baptiste Queru Talks Android Updates, Direct Phone Sales On Google+

Google’s own Jean-Baptiste Queru threw up some thoughts on Google+ on Android updates and utilizing Google’s own channels to sell devices. Queru specifically touched on the lengthy process of updating from Android 3.2 to Android 4.0. Explaining that the large differences in framework between the two platforms lends to the often irritating delay in release. Queru goes on to say that updates from Gingerbread take even longer as a greater set of differences between … [read full article]

(Update: Fake!) Newest Galaxy S III/S3 Leak Looks Exactly Like Latest Render, Samsung Confirms Name

Update: Update: After seeing a number of sites receive this and post it as “exclusive,” we’re calling fakery on this image. This is not the Galaxy S3, Darth Vader is still your father.  Also, TmoNews reader @Bowldylocks noted the left hand reflecting off the screen is also reflecting off the carpet. Fake! Well, this appears to be very real as today’s first Samsung Galaxy S III leak looks to be one … [read full article]

Verizon Calls Out T-Mobile, Reminds Them Of AT&T Deal Hypocrisy

The ongoing saga that is T-Mobile and Verizon trading barbs over Verizon’s proposed acquisition of SpectrumCo AWS spectrum has yet another round of news. Verizon’s accusing T-Mobile of hypocrisy in their attempts to block Verizon’s acquisition in light of T-Mobile’s efforts to join with AT&T to create the megacarrier to beat all megacarriers. T-Mobile execs met with the FCC last week blasting Verizon’s proposed deal accusing Verizon of purchasing spectrum only … [read full article]

Newest Samsung Galaxy S3 Leak Shows Conflicting Specs, Familiar Render

Things are starting to get a little nutty, or perhaps murky would be the better word when it comes to details surrounding the Galaxy S III hardware. We’ve heard several claims of what kind of specs the smartphone will run on, from what many claim are absolutely reliable sources, and yet, plenty of these leaks manage to conflict with one another. Well, get ready to add one more set of conflicting specs … [read full article]

Samsung Executive Says To Expect Snapdragon Processors In US Bound Galaxy S III

It was just last night that Samsung confirmed that the Galaxy S III will be us the company’s in-house quad-core Exynos processor. Today, things look a little different as an un-named Samsung executive told the Korea Times that US bound Galaxy S III smartphones will rely on Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor. The unnamed Samsung official states that the company will release different variants of the Galaxy S3 smartphone for different … [read full article]