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(Updated) T-Mobile G2x Android 2.3.4 Software Update Now Officially Available

Update: The OTA update will continue through May 14th, users wishing to download without waiting for the OTA can hit the list of instructions on LG’s support forums to start the update right away. After an earlier version of the update was accidentally sent out via LG’s website, the update was pulled, added back and then pulled again it’s now completely official thanks to a post on T-Mobile’s support forums. Beginning today, … [read full article]

Official Ice Cream Sandwich Update ROM For HTC Ruby/Amaze 4G Hits XDA

While we’re still waiting for T-Mobile and HTC to announce the official releases of both the HTC Sensation 4G and Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich updates — but if you’re comfortable doing a little hacking and tweaking on your Android device, XDA has you covered. The “official ICS update for Ruby,” the Amaze 4G codename is now available from XDA-Developers.com.  It looks like the download has come to a crawl, but if you … [read full article]

ATEC Wireless Job Posting Hints At T-Mobile LTE Network Deployment

Hello, hello what have we here? Thanks to an eagle-eyed TmoNews reader and his discovery of a job description through ATEC Wireless. This particular job for a LTE/Network Modernization Program Manager has one bullet point that really interests us: Project manages all aspects of a large and complex LTE deployment project throughout the infrastructure and development project lifecycles including project scope, schedule, resources, quality, costs and change for both the Indianapolis, Ind and … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm: Verizon’s Planned 700MHz Spectrum Sale Isn’t Good Enough

T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm met with senior FCC officials last week to discuss T-Mobile’s actions to block the Verizon Wireless proposed acquisition of AWS spectrum from various cable companies. While Verizon and T-Mobile have already traded barbs over this deal, Humm’s meeting with FCC officials comes after Verizon proposed to sell  off some of its 700MHz spectrum holdings to mitigate the negative effects of any of its deals with the cable companies. … [read full article]

What’s The Next Samsung Android For You? Galaxy Note Or Galaxy S III?

Just work with me for a moment here and let’s assume that both devices are a done deal on T-Mobile. I’m not saying that they are and I don’t know anything that I haven’t already posted, but let’s just assume for a moment, in a perfect T-Mobile world, they are both arriving on Magenta. Which one are you more likely to pick up? I suppose those question ignores devices like the HTC … [read full article]

Samsung’s The Next Galaxy Countdown Ends, Teaser Video Goes Live

The countdown timer has ended and Samsung has put up the next in what is likely to be a series of clues leading up to their May 3rd Samsung Unpacked event and Galaxy S III unveiling. Unfortunately, the video doesn’t show much at all, other than text interlaced with galactic images promising that owning a Galaxy S III will make your “view of the world grow even wider.” That’s certainly … [read full article]

Leaked Android Build Screenshots Show Off T879 Model Number, T-Mobile Galaxy Note?

How’s this for a fun Sunday night as we just received some Android screenshots, reportedly taken off a T-Mobile Galaxy Note unit floating around. So, are they real? We believe so and after a little leg-work done by our resident tech guru (and a few other Android heavy folks) Conan Kudo we think we are looking at the genuine article: The screenshots may seem fishy, but I believe they may be genuine. For … [read full article]

Samsung Mobile Tweets Leads To Countdown Ending Tomorrow, Teases “The Next Galaxy”

Whoa Samsung, you nasty little tease. Samsung’s official Mobile Twitter has caused a bit of commotion this afternoon with a hidden anagram tweet leading us to “The Next Galaxy.” The tweet simply read: “Destination: tgeltaayehxnx.” Let’s do a quick re-ordering of those letters and we come up with “The Next Galaxy.” Add in a www. to the beginning and a .com to the end and you get a website with the above countdown. … [read full article]

What Is The Samsung SGH-T879? Could It Be The Galaxy Note For T-Mobile?

So here’s the thing, we can’t absolutely, positively say that this user agent string and the Samsung SGH-T879 model number is a T-Mobile variant of the Galaxy Note. What we can say is that there isn’t another Samsung device on the market with a screen resolution of 800 x 1280. We can say that SGH-T8x9 is normally reserved for tablets. We can say the bluetooth doc relating the SGH-T879 originally called this a variant … [read full article]

FCC Docs Confirm Rumors On T-Mobile’s Next myTouch

Any lingering questions surrounding the possibility that Huawei was next in line to manufacturer T-Mobile’s next-gen myTouch devices has been put to rest by the FCC. Documents recently discovered on the FCC website highlight the Huawei U8680 with support for 850/1700/1900 UMTS bands. More importantly, several of the documents refer to the U8680 as the “T-mobile myTouch,” as you can see in the images above and below the text. The FCC … [read full article]

HTC Meeting In Seattle Talks Tegra, QWERTY Smartphones And Colors

HTC’s holding a media event for select members of the tech press out in Seattle and we’ve learned a bit about how HTC operates, designs and works to grab our business. That’s not to say all the news is good news, at least if you’re a QWERTY keyboard fan. HTC Creative Director Claude Zellweger told attendees that HTC is moving away from producing new devices with physical keyboards. “As a company the QWERTY … [read full article]